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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.29% 2.97% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 3.08% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 46
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £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
999 1267 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 96.64% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 793 1114 1448
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Macclesfield -5 13 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Chester - 12 £32,500 - 3
Warrington +17 7 £27,000 -12.90% 1
Crewe 0 7 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Knutsford +2 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Northwich +9 4 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Wilmslow - 3 - -
Nantwich - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 115 (88.46%) .NET
2 113 (86.92%) C#
3 89 (68.46%) ASP.NET
4 80 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 67 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (32.31%) MVC
7 36 (27.69%) .NET Framework
8 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 29 (22.31%) SQL
10 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
11 24 (18.46%) HTML
11 24 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (18.46%) AngularJS
12 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
13 20 (15.38%) TDD
13 20 (15.38%) PHP
14 19 (14.62%) VB.NET
14 19 (14.62%) JIRA
14 19 (14.62%) WPF
15 18 (13.85%) MySQL
16 17 (13.08%) CSS
16 17 (13.08%) Telecoms
16 17 (13.08%) WCF
16 17 (13.08%) Subversion
16 17 (13.08%) PHP 5
17 15 (11.54%) jQuery
17 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
17 15 (11.54%) XML
18 14 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (10.77%) Entity Framework

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 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (0.77%) Drupal
2 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.31%) SaaS
3 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.85%) MySQL
3 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.54%) DocumentDB
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.77%) GIS
8 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.62%) JIRA
3 17 (13.08%) Subversion
4 13 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (9.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.54%) Ant
6 2 (1.54%) NUnit
6 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.77%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 17 (13.08%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (5.38%) Advertising
4 4 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (88.46%) .NET
2 89 (68.46%) ASP.NET
3 36 (27.69%) .NET Framework
4 24 (18.46%) AngularJS
4 24 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (18.46%) HTML
5 19 (14.62%) WPF
6 17 (13.08%) CSS
6 17 (13.08%) WCF
7 15 (11.54%) jQuery
7 15 (11.54%) XML
8 14 (10.77%) Entity Framework
8 14 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (8.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (8.46%) SOAP
10 10 (7.69%) HTML5
11 9 (6.92%) LESS
11 9 (6.92%) Sass
11 9 (6.92%) XSL
12 8 (6.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (3.08%) iPad
2 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.54%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.77%) Contactless
4 1 (0.77%) Fintech
4 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (5.38%) Android
3 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.54%) Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.31%) MVC
3 20 (15.38%) TDD
4 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 13 (10.00%) MVVM
5 13 (10.00%) Web Development
6 10 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (7.69%) Scrum
7 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.15%) Mobile Development
9 7 (5.38%) OO
9 7 (5.38%) SOA
9 7 (5.38%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.62%) BDD
11 5 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.08%) DevOps
12 4 (3.08%) Migration
12 4 (3.08%) Translating Business Requirements
13 3 (2.31%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 113 (86.92%) C#
2 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.31%) SQL
4 20 (15.38%) PHP
5 19 (14.62%) VB.NET
6 17 (13.08%) PHP 5
7 11 (8.46%) VB
8 8 (6.15%) Java
8 8 (6.15%) VB6
8 8 (6.15%) VBScript
9 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.08%) C
10 4 (3.08%) C++
11 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) QA
2 8 (6.15%) HL7
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.31%) IBM
2 3 (2.31%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (1.54%) Cisco
4 1 (0.77%) Sencha
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandbach
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000, Pension Scheme,
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + +Great Benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Macclesfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago