The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 25 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.96% 5.34% 6.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 5.51% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 127 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.26% 96.95% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 92 113 159
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Chester region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Chester

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Senior 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 Chester region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) MVC
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (35.00%) SOAP
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) SOA
7 6 (30.00%) SAML
7 6 (30.00%) WCF
8 5 (25.00%) PHP
8 5 (25.00%) MySQL
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) SDLC
10 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 3 (15.00%) Laravel
10 3 (15.00%) jQuery
10 3 (15.00%) Behat
10 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (5.00%) Protractor
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
1 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (35.00%) SOAP
5 6 (30.00%) SAML
5 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 3 (15.00%) Behat
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Laravel
6 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (5.00%) XHTML
8 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
3 1 (5.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) SEO
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) PHP 5
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) New Relic
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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