The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 32 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.82% 3.91% 10.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 4.02% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 27
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Senior Developer
Cheshire

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
174 174 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 98.31% 97.21% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 157 125 187
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) MVC
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
1 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) JDBC
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Struts
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (25.00%) Android Development
5 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) JDBC
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Struts
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Android Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + share options
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