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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 99 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 83 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 4.79% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 5.06% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 78 75
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
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
1772 1641 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.48% 94.80% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1342 1621
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -7 14 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Crewe +11 3 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Northwich +3 3 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Runcorn -1 2 £35,000 +3.70%
Warrington -14 2 £30,750 +6.03% 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 1
Nantwich - 1 - -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 83 (77.57%) .NET
2 81 (75.70%) C#
3 68 (63.55%) SQL Server
4 53 (49.53%) ASP.NET
5 42 (39.25%) SQL
6 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
6 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (24.30%) .NET Framework
8 25 (23.36%) HTML
9 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
9 20 (18.69%) Degree
9 20 (18.69%) Subversion
10 19 (17.76%) Finance
10 19 (17.76%) Visual Studio
10 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
11 18 (16.82%) jQuery
11 18 (16.82%) Web Services
11 18 (16.82%) T-SQL
12 17 (15.89%) VB.NET
12 17 (15.89%) TDD
13 16 (14.95%) MVC
14 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (13.08%) WCF
15 14 (13.08%) Software Engineering
15 14 (13.08%) Windows
16 13 (12.15%) VB
16 13 (12.15%) HTML5
17 12 (11.21%) OO
17 12 (11.21%) MySQL
17 12 (11.21%) PHP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (6.54%) IIS
2 3 (2.80%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) uWSGI
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (63.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.21%) MySQL
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) Subversion
2 19 (17.76%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.28%) JIRA
4 5 (4.67%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.87%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.87%) NDepend
6 2 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Automotive
3 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.41%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Games
5 2 (1.87%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (77.57%) .NET
2 53 (49.53%) ASP.NET
3 26 (24.30%) .NET Framework
4 25 (23.36%) HTML
5 18 (16.82%) jQuery
5 18 (16.82%) Web Services
6 14 (13.08%) WCF
7 13 (12.15%) HTML5
8 12 (11.21%) LINQ
9 11 (10.28%) CSS
10 8 (7.48%) WPF
10 8 (7.48%) WinForms
11 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.61%) Ajax
13 5 (4.67%) XML
13 5 (4.67%) REST
14 4 (3.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 4 (3.74%) AppFabric
14 4 (3.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.74%) Social Network
2 4 (3.74%) Mobile Games
3 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) User Experience
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
5 1 (0.93%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.74%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.89%) TDD
3 16 (14.95%) MVC
4 14 (13.08%) Software Engineering
5 12 (11.21%) SOA
5 12 (11.21%) OO
6 11 (10.28%) Scrum
6 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
7 10 (9.35%) MVVM
8 8 (7.48%) iOS Development
9 7 (6.54%) Web Development
9 7 (6.54%) OOD
10 5 (4.67%) OOP
10 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.67%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.67%) Build Automation
11 4 (3.74%) Project Management
11 4 (3.74%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.74%) ITIL
11 4 (3.74%) UML
Programming Languages
1 81 (75.70%) C#
2 42 (39.25%) SQL
3 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.82%) T-SQL
5 17 (15.89%) VB.NET
6 13 (12.15%) VB
7 12 (11.21%) PHP
8 10 (9.35%) C++
8 10 (9.35%) VB6
9 9 (8.41%) PHP5
9 9 (8.41%) Java
10 7 (6.54%) C
11 5 (4.67%) Python
12 4 (3.74%) Ada
13 3 (2.80%) Perl
14 2 (1.87%) VBScript
14 2 (1.87%) VBA
14 2 (1.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) BT
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) SAP
3 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.87%) DevExpress
3 2 (1.87%) Telerik
3 2 (1.87%) Google
4 1 (0.93%) Zend
4 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.93%) Twitter
4 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.93%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Alderley Edge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago