The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 37 76 98
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 67 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.82% 2.60% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 2.68% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 60 29 32
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1118 1382 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.05% 97.19% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1223 1598
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield -3 22 £33,750 -3.57%
Chester +19 17 £32,500 - 4
Northwich +12 8 £30,000 +14.28% 1
Crewe 0 8 £39,000 +38.05% 2
Warrington +17 6 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Knutsford +3 2 - -
Wilmslow - 2 - -
Nantwich - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 113 (88.98%) .NET
2 109 (85.83%) C#
3 88 (69.29%) ASP.NET
4 84 (66.14%) SQL Server
5 65 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (35.43%) MVC
7 44 (34.65%) .NET Framework
8 37 (29.13%) JavaScript
9 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
10 27 (21.26%) AngularJS
11 25 (19.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (18.90%) PHP
12 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
13 23 (18.11%) HTML
14 22 (17.32%) SQL
14 22 (17.32%) TDD
14 22 (17.32%) WCF
15 20 (15.75%) PHP 5
15 20 (15.75%) JIRA
15 20 (15.75%) Subversion
15 20 (15.75%) MySQL
15 20 (15.75%) CSS
15 20 (15.75%) Telecoms
16 19 (14.96%) jQuery
16 19 (14.96%) Entity Framework
17 18 (14.17%) WPF
18 17 (13.39%) VB.NET
19 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
20 15 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (11.81%) Twitter Bootstrap

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (3.15%) IIS
2 3 (2.36%) Drupal
2 3 (2.36%) WordPress
3 1 (0.79%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (66.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.75%) MySQL
3 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.57%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.79%) GIS
10 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.75%) JIRA
2 20 (15.75%) Subversion
3 15 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (10.24%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.57%) Ant
7 2 (1.57%) NUnit
8 1 (0.79%) FxCop
8 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.79%) StyleCop
General
1 20 (15.75%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.81%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Advertising
4 3 (2.36%) Publishing
5 2 (1.57%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (88.98%) .NET
2 88 (69.29%) ASP.NET
3 44 (34.65%) .NET Framework
4 27 (21.26%) AngularJS
5 25 (19.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (18.11%) HTML
7 22 (17.32%) WCF
8 20 (15.75%) CSS
9 19 (14.96%) Entity Framework
9 19 (14.96%) jQuery
10 18 (14.17%) WPF
11 15 (11.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (10.24%) XML
13 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (9.45%) SOAP
14 11 (8.66%) HTML5
14 11 (8.66%) LESS
14 11 (8.66%) Sass
15 9 (7.09%) CSS3
16 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (3.15%) iPad
1 4 (3.15%) User Experience
2 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.57%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.79%) Contactless
4 1 (0.79%) Fintech
4 1 (0.79%) FMCG
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) Windows
2 9 (7.09%) Android
3 7 (5.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.57%) Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.43%) MVC
3 22 (17.32%) TDD
4 15 (11.81%) Software Engineering
5 12 (9.45%) MVVM
5 12 (9.45%) Web Development
6 11 (8.66%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (6.30%) BDD
7 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.30%) Scrum
8 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.51%) Mobile Development
8 7 (5.51%) SOA
9 6 (4.72%) DevOps
9 6 (4.72%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.15%) Migration
10 4 (3.15%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (2.36%) Automation Testing
11 3 (2.36%) Front End Development
11 3 (2.36%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 109 (85.83%) C#
2 37 (29.13%) JavaScript
3 24 (18.90%) PHP
4 22 (17.32%) SQL
5 20 (15.75%) PHP 5
6 17 (13.39%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.87%) VB
8 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.51%) VB6
8 7 (5.51%) VBScript
9 5 (3.94%) Java
10 2 (1.57%) C
10 2 (1.57%) C++
10 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) HL7
1 7 (5.51%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Docker
1 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.36%) Sencha
3 2 (1.57%) Cisco
4 1 (0.79%) IBM
4 1 (0.79%) IBM Sterling
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits Package
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