The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 54 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 77 64 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.00% 3.85% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 4.09% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 62
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £37,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1812 1564 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.23% 93.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1268 1839
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cheshire region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +13 17 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Wilmslow +3 12 £37,500 +63.04% 2
Warrington -23 11 £23,500 -32.85%
Crewe -1 7 £35,000 +30.84% 1
Knutsford +1 5 £40,000 +5.26%
Nantwich - 2 £60,000 -
Chester -4 1 £60,000 +110.52%
Northwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 119 (76.28%) C#
2 110 (70.51%) .NET
3 96 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 78 (50.00%) SQL
5 65 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 52 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 51 (32.69%) Microsoft
8 41 (26.28%) T-SQL
9 38 (24.36%) HTML
10 37 (23.72%) MS Excel
10 37 (23.72%) TDD
10 37 (23.72%) WCF
11 34 (21.79%) jQuery
11 34 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (21.79%) Visual Studio
12 32 (20.51%) Web Services
12 32 (20.51%) Finance
13 29 (18.59%) CSS
14 28 (17.95%) MVC
14 28 (17.95%) .NET Framework
14 28 (17.95%) MVVM
15 27 (17.31%) WPF
15 27 (17.31%) VB.NET
16 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (14.74%) Subversion
17 23 (14.74%) Windows
18 22 (14.10%) WinForms
19 21 (13.46%) Git (software)
20 20 (12.82%) Unit Testing
20 20 (12.82%) Degree

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.77%) IIS
2 3 (1.92%) Apache
2 3 (1.92%) nginx
2 3 (1.92%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.92%) uWSGI
3 2 (1.28%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (23.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.28%) GPRS
2 2 (1.28%) UMTS
2 2 (1.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 34 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.33%) MySQL
4 10 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.56%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (21.79%) Visual Studio
2 23 (14.74%) Subversion
3 21 (13.46%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.41%) Mercurial
5 8 (5.13%) JIRA
6 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.28%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.28%) NDepend
7 2 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.64%) Firebug
General
1 32 (20.51%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Automotive
3 18 (11.54%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.21%) Games
6 4 (2.56%) Marketing
6 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.28%) Billing
8 2 (1.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.64%) Legal
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (70.51%) .NET
2 65 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 38 (24.36%) HTML
4 37 (23.72%) WCF
5 34 (21.79%) jQuery
6 32 (20.51%) Web Services
7 29 (18.59%) CSS
8 28 (17.95%) .NET Framework
9 27 (17.31%) WPF
10 22 (14.10%) WinForms
11 19 (12.18%) HTML5
12 15 (9.62%) SOAP
12 15 (9.62%) LINQ
13 14 (8.97%) XML
14 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (8.33%) Silverlight
15 12 (7.69%) Ajax
16 9 (5.77%) AngularJS
17 8 (5.13%) REST
18 7 (4.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) N-Tier
2 12 (7.69%) SystemC
2 12 (7.69%) NHS
3 7 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.56%) Informatics
4 4 (2.56%) Social Network
4 4 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.56%) Mobile Games
5 3 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.28%) Social Media
7 1 (0.64%) W3C
7 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.64%) Wiki
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.64%) PDA
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.74%) Windows
2 14 (8.97%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.21%) Android
4 4 (2.56%) Linux
5 3 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (1.92%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.28%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.64%) UNIX
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.72%) TDD
2 28 (17.95%) MVC
2 28 (17.95%) MVVM
3 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (12.82%) Unit Testing
5 19 (12.18%) SOA
5 19 (12.18%) Software Engineering
6 15 (9.62%) Scrum
6 15 (9.62%) OO
7 14 (8.97%) Web Development
8 12 (7.69%) iOS Development
9 10 (6.41%) OOD
10 9 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.13%) Build Automation
11 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.21%) Project Management
12 5 (3.21%) Pair Programming
12 5 (3.21%) CRM
12 5 (3.21%) Refactoring
12 5 (3.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 119 (76.28%) C#
2 78 (50.00%) SQL
3 52 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 41 (26.28%) T-SQL
5 27 (17.31%) VB.NET
6 20 (12.82%) C
7 11 (7.05%) C++
8 10 (6.41%) Python
9 9 (5.77%) VB
10 8 (5.13%) PHP
11 7 (4.49%) Ada
11 7 (4.49%) Java
12 5 (3.21%) Ruby
13 4 (2.56%) PHP5
14 3 (1.92%) VB6
14 3 (1.92%) Perl
14 3 (1.92%) VBScript
15 2 (1.28%) VBA
16 1 (0.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) MCTS
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 51 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.49%) BT
3 3 (1.92%) Telerik
3 3 (1.92%) Google
3 3 (1.92%) Rackspace
3 3 (1.92%) Sencha
4 2 (1.28%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (0.64%) VMware
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle
5 1 (0.64%) Apple
5 1 (0.64%) Twitter
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £3500 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow
Blue Town Online
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 17 days ago