The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 52 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 71 58 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.97% 3.40% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 3.59% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 88
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £37,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1711 1614 2219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.69% 94.55% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1320 1952
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 £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Wilmslow +10 22 £37,500 +63.04% 1
Warrington -22 13 £23,500 -32.85% 1
Macclesfield +2 7 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Knutsford +8 6 £40,000 +29.03%
Crewe +7 4 £52,750 +122.10%
Nantwich - 3 £29,000 -
Chester -5 2 £51,250 +58.91%
Northwich - 1 £60,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £30,000 - 2
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 102 (70.34%) C#
2 98 (67.59%) .NET
3 90 (62.07%) SQL Server
4 73 (50.34%) SQL
5 54 (37.24%) Microsoft
6 52 (35.86%) ASP.NET
7 45 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 40 (27.59%) MS Excel
8 40 (27.59%) WCF
9 38 (26.21%) T-SQL
9 38 (26.21%) TDD
10 36 (24.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (23.45%) Visual Studio
12 32 (22.07%) Web Services
12 32 (22.07%) HTML
13 31 (21.38%) Finance
14 29 (20.00%) MVC
15 28 (19.31%) jQuery
16 27 (18.62%) WPF
17 26 (17.93%) CSS
18 25 (17.24%) Windows
19 24 (16.55%) MVVM
20 23 (15.86%) VB.NET
20 23 (15.86%) WinForms
20 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
21 22 (15.17%) Automotive
21 22 (15.17%) Software Engineering
21 22 (15.17%) .NET Framework
22 21 (14.48%) Unit Testing
22 21 (14.48%) C

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.83%) IIS
2 3 (2.07%) Apache
2 3 (2.07%) nginx
2 3 (2.07%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.07%) uWSGI
3 2 (1.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.07%) Intranet
3 2 (1.38%) GPRS
3 2 (1.38%) UMTS
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 36 (24.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.59%) MySQL
4 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.76%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (23.45%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.41%) Subversion
3 15 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.90%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.76%) JIRA
6 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.38%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.38%) NDepend
7 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.38%) Selenium
7 2 (1.38%) JUnit
7 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.38%) Maven
8 1 (0.69%) Firebug
8 1 (0.69%) PhoneGap
General
1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 22 (15.17%) Automotive
3 20 (13.79%) Retail
4 7 (4.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.76%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (67.59%) .NET
2 52 (35.86%) ASP.NET
3 40 (27.59%) WCF
4 32 (22.07%) Web Services
4 32 (22.07%) HTML
5 28 (19.31%) jQuery
6 27 (18.62%) WPF
7 26 (17.93%) CSS
8 23 (15.86%) WinForms
9 22 (15.17%) .NET Framework
10 17 (11.72%) SOAP
11 16 (11.03%) HTML5
12 15 (10.34%) Silverlight
12 15 (10.34%) XML
13 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (8.97%) LINQ
15 11 (7.59%) Ajax
16 9 (6.21%) REST
17 7 (4.83%) AngularJS
17 7 (4.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 12 (8.28%) NHS
2 12 (8.28%) SystemC
3 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.76%) Informatics
5 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.07%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.38%) Social Media
7 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) Wiki
7 1 (0.69%) W3C
7 1 (0.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.24%) Windows
2 14 (9.66%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.14%) Android
4 4 (2.76%) Linux
4 4 (2.76%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.07%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.38%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.69%) UNIX
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) TDD
2 29 (20.00%) MVC
3 24 (16.55%) MVVM
4 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (15.17%) Software Engineering
6 21 (14.48%) Unit Testing
7 17 (11.72%) OO
7 17 (11.72%) SOA
8 13 (8.97%) Scrum
9 12 (8.28%) Web Development
9 12 (8.28%) iOS Development
10 8 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.52%) OOD
11 7 (4.83%) CRM
12 6 (4.14%) OOP
12 6 (4.14%) Project Management
12 6 (4.14%) Build Automation
13 5 (3.45%) User Stories
13 5 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 102 (70.34%) C#
2 73 (50.34%) SQL
3 45 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 38 (26.21%) T-SQL
5 23 (15.86%) VB.NET
6 21 (14.48%) C
7 12 (8.28%) C++
8 10 (6.90%) Java
8 10 (6.90%) Python
9 7 (4.83%) Ada
10 6 (4.14%) Ruby
10 6 (4.14%) PHP
11 4 (2.76%) VB
12 3 (2.07%) VBScript
12 3 (2.07%) Perl
13 2 (1.38%) VBA
14 1 (0.69%) XPath
14 1 (0.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Degree
2 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCTS
Vendors
1 54 (37.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.83%) BT
3 5 (3.45%) Google
4 3 (2.07%) Telerik
4 3 (2.07%) Sencha
4 3 (2.07%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.38%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.38%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.38%) Apple
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle
5 2 (1.38%) SAP
5 2 (1.38%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) Twitter
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Blue Town Online
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 13 days ago