The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 18 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 17 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.81% 3.87% 9.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.90% 4.22% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 21
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
191 166 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.96% 91.71% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 164 130 192
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Halifax

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 30 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (96.67%) SQL
3 26 (86.67%) Web Services
4 25 (83.33%) XML
5 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
6 21 (70.00%) VB
7 20 (66.67%) Visual Studio
7 20 (66.67%) Project Management
7 20 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (63.33%) Oracle
9 18 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (53.33%) .NET
11 7 (23.33%) WCF
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 5 (16.67%) VB6
14 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
14 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (13.33%) MVC
14 4 (13.33%) TDD
15 3 (10.00%) Finance
15 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
16 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
16 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
16 2 (6.67%) CSS
16 2 (6.67%) ERP
16 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
16 2 (6.67%) SEO
16 2 (6.67%) CMS
16 2 (6.67%) Web Design
16 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (6.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 20 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) Web Services
2 25 (83.33%) XML
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
4 7 (23.33%) WCF
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) Ajax
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) SEO
5 2 (6.67%) Web Design
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (96.67%) SQL
3 21 (70.00%) VB
4 5 (16.67%) VB6
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) X++
7 1 (3.33%) Lua
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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