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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 23 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 12 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.24% 8.94% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 9.25% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 25
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £31,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
215 227 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.89% 96.60% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 181 172 227
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) Middleware
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) Android
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Mobile App

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQLite
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Mockito
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) XSL
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) C
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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