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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 56 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 35 48 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.24% 2.98% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 3.09% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 50
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £42,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1034 1551 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.74% 96.28% 98.75%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1204 1271
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Warrington +2 11 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Chester -9 4 £28,750 -11.53% 3
Macclesfield +8 3 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Runcorn -5 2 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Winsford -1 1 £37,500 -
Northwich -8 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £38,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 56 (75.68%) .NET
2 48 (64.86%) C#
3 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
4 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
5 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET
6 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (41.89%) HTML
8 28 (37.84%) PHP
9 26 (35.14%) Java
9 26 (35.14%) CSS
10 24 (32.43%) .NET Framework
11 21 (28.38%) SQL
12 16 (21.62%) MySQL
12 16 (21.62%) Web Services
13 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
13 15 (20.27%) J2EE
13 15 (20.27%) jQuery
14 14 (18.92%) Linux
15 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
16 12 (16.22%) XML
16 12 (16.22%) MVC
17 11 (14.86%) C++
17 11 (14.86%) Unit Testing
17 11 (14.86%) QA
17 11 (14.86%) Spring
18 9 (12.16%) WPF
18 9 (12.16%) Finance
18 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
18 9 (12.16%) Process Improvement
19 8 (10.81%) Android

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 6 (8.11%) WordPress
2 4 (5.41%) Node.js
3 3 (4.05%) Apache
3 3 (4.05%) Drupal
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Sage CRM
1 1 (1.35%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) IaaS
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) PaaS
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) VPN
2 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.62%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) DB2
4 4 (5.41%) Big Data
4 4 (5.41%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
2 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.81%) JIRA
3 8 (10.81%) Subversion
4 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.41%) GitLab
6 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.05%) Maven
7 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.05%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (75.68%) .NET
2 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET
3 31 (41.89%) HTML
4 26 (35.14%) CSS
5 24 (32.43%) .NET Framework
6 16 (21.62%) Web Services
7 15 (20.27%) J2EE
7 15 (20.27%) jQuery
8 12 (16.22%) XML
9 11 (14.86%) Spring
10 9 (12.16%) WPF
11 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (10.81%) REST
12 7 (9.46%) CSS3
12 7 (9.46%) HTML5
13 6 (8.11%) EJB
13 6 (8.11%) JSON
13 6 (8.11%) LAMP
13 6 (8.11%) RESTful
14 5 (6.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) iPad
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Android
2 8 (10.81%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.70%) CentOS
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) MVC
3 11 (14.86%) Unit Testing
4 9 (12.16%) Process Improvement
5 6 (8.11%) DevOps
5 6 (8.11%) Open Source
5 6 (8.11%) Web Development
6 5 (6.76%) Content Management
6 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.76%) Information Management
6 5 (6.76%) MVVM
6 5 (6.76%) SDLC
6 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.76%) TDD
7 4 (5.41%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.05%) OO
8 3 (4.05%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.86%) C#
2 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.84%) PHP
4 26 (35.14%) Java
5 21 (28.38%) SQL
6 11 (14.86%) C++
7 8 (10.81%) PHP 5
8 7 (9.46%) C
9 4 (5.41%) VB
10 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.05%) VB6
11 2 (2.70%) ANSI C
11 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.70%) VBA
12 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) IBM
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Sencha
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Progress
5 1 (1.35%) Sage
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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