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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 50 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.02% 2.93% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 3.07% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 56
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
963 1238 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.69% 95.38% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1072 1433
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Chester +11 13 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Ellesmere Port - 11 £45,000 -
Crewe - 6 £38,250 - 2
Macclesfield +2 4 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Warrington -1 4 £23,750 -36.66%
Knutsford +1 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Wilmslow -3 3 - -
Northwich +2 1 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Runcorn - 1 £33,000 - 1
Nantwich - 1 £55,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 102 (87.93%) .NET
2 96 (82.76%) C#
3 81 (69.83%) ASP.NET
4 63 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (51.72%) SQL Server
6 43 (37.07%) MVC
7 35 (30.17%) Microsoft
8 31 (26.72%) TDD
9 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
10 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (21.55%) SQL
12 24 (20.69%) jQuery
13 23 (19.83%) WPF
14 22 (18.97%) HTML
15 19 (16.38%) .NET Framework
16 18 (15.52%) VB.NET
17 17 (14.66%) AngularJS
18 16 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
18 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
18 16 (13.79%) XML
19 15 (12.93%) JIRA
19 15 (12.93%) SaaS
19 15 (12.93%) SOLID
20 14 (12.07%) WCF
20 14 (12.07%) MySQL
20 14 (12.07%) PHP
20 14 (12.07%) Windows
21 13 (11.21%) Telecoms
21 13 (11.21%) PHP 5

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 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.07%) MySQL
3 7 (6.03%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.93%) JIRA
3 13 (11.21%) Subversion
3 13 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.59%) JUnit
6 2 (1.72%) Ant
6 2 (1.72%) NUnit
7 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 13 (11.21%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.76%) Advertising
2 9 (7.76%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (87.93%) .NET
2 81 (69.83%) ASP.NET
3 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (20.69%) jQuery
5 23 (19.83%) WPF
6 22 (18.97%) HTML
7 19 (16.38%) .NET Framework
8 17 (14.66%) AngularJS
9 16 (13.79%) XML
10 14 (12.07%) WCF
11 11 (9.48%) SOAP
12 10 (8.62%) CSS
12 10 (8.62%) HTML5
12 10 (8.62%) XSL
13 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (6.90%) SAML
14 5 (4.31%) Entity Framework
14 5 (4.31%) JSON
15 4 (3.45%) Spring
15 4 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.72%) Fintech
3 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.86%) Contactless
3 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) Windows
2 5 (4.31%) Android
3 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.72%) Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.07%) MVC
3 31 (26.72%) TDD
4 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (12.93%) SOLID
6 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.34%) Scrum
8 9 (7.76%) Mobile Development
8 9 (7.76%) Web Development
9 7 (6.03%) BDD
9 7 (6.03%) SOA
10 6 (5.17%) MVVM
10 6 (5.17%) OO
11 4 (3.45%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.59%) DevOps
12 3 (2.59%) Front End Development
12 3 (2.59%) Unit Testing
13 2 (1.72%) Kanban
13 2 (1.72%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 96 (82.76%) C#
2 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.55%) SQL
4 18 (15.52%) VB.NET
5 14 (12.07%) PHP
6 13 (11.21%) PHP 5
7 11 (9.48%) Java
7 11 (9.48%) VB
8 9 (7.76%) VB6
8 9 (7.76%) VBScript
9 5 (4.31%) C
10 4 (3.45%) C++
10 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) QA
2 9 (7.76%) HL7
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) SDET
Vendors
1 35 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.59%) IBM
2 3 (2.59%) IBM Sterling
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle
3 1 (0.86%) Castleton
Runcorn, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sandbach
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + fantastic pension and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago