The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 20 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 25 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.29% 3.64% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.69% 3.85% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 390 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.91% 94.66% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 193 227 134
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Developer
Cheshire

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
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 April 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 36 (70.59%) .NET
2 34 (66.67%) C#
3 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 23 (45.10%) CSS
5 22 (43.14%) SharePoint
6 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 19 (37.25%) jQuery
8 16 (31.37%) HTML
8 16 (31.37%) Java
9 14 (27.45%) J2EE
10 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (21.57%) Spring
11 11 (21.57%) MVC
12 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
12 10 (19.61%) Pair Programming
12 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
13 9 (17.65%) Scrum
13 9 (17.65%) TDD
13 9 (17.65%) SQL
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
15 7 (13.73%) JSP
15 7 (13.73%) Struts
15 7 (13.73%) Web Services
16 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
16 6 (11.76%) Finance
17 5 (9.80%) Windows
17 5 (9.80%) Linux
17 5 (9.80%) OOP
17 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
17 5 (9.80%) Web Application Development

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (43.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
1 1 (1.96%) SMTP
1 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Ant
2 3 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.96%) Mockito
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Automotive
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) CSS
3 19 (37.25%) jQuery
4 16 (31.37%) HTML
5 14 (27.45%) J2EE
6 11 (21.57%) Spring
7 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
8 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
9 7 (13.73%) JSP
9 7 (13.73%) Struts
9 7 (13.73%) Web Services
10 4 (7.84%) REST
10 4 (7.84%) Akka
10 4 (7.84%) XML
10 4 (7.84%) SOAP
11 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
11 3 (5.88%) WCF
11 3 (5.88%) Ajax
11 3 (5.88%) Symfony
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.92%) CUDA
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.92%) GPGPU
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
4 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) Pair Programming
4 9 (17.65%) Scrum
4 9 (17.65%) TDD
5 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.80%) OOP
6 5 (9.80%) Web Application Development
7 4 (7.84%) OO
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.88%) Web Development
8 3 (5.88%) RUP
9 2 (3.92%) 3D Visualisation
9 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.92%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.96%) Web Design
10 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.96%) Refactoring
10 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 16 (31.37%) Java
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) C++
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) PHP5
7 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Zend
2 3 (5.88%) IBM
2 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
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