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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 24 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.56% 6.06% 11.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 6.63% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 21
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
107 181 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.07% 91.41% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 96 155 136
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) Struts
8 3 (21.43%) JUnit
8 3 (21.43%) JDBC
8 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
8 3 (21.43%) Spring
8 3 (21.43%) Java EE
8 3 (21.43%) JSON
8 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) Data Protection

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQLite
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Calabash
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) jQuery
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 3 (21.43%) Java EE
7 3 (21.43%) JDBC
7 3 (21.43%) JSON
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Struts
8 1 (7.14%) CSS3
8 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
8 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Android Development
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Facebook
1 2 (14.29%) Twitter
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