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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 41 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 391 350 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.32% 5.11% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 5.43% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 304 325 358
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6966 6447 7071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.17% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5650 5536 6121
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 244 £42,500 +6.25% 48
Lancashire +30 64 £38,500 - 6
Cheshire +12 50 £40,000 +10.34% 11
Merseyside -18 16 £41,500 +10.66% 11
Cumbria 0 3 £32,064 -19.84%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 498 (64.26%) C#
2 494 (63.74%) .NET
3 367 (47.35%) ASP.NET
4 347 (44.77%) MVC
5 345 (44.52%) JavaScript
6 344 (44.39%) SQL Server
7 306 (39.48%) HTML
8 269 (34.71%) CSS
9 252 (32.52%) jQuery
10 241 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
11 240 (30.97%) SQL
12 204 (26.32%) OO
13 201 (25.94%) WCF
14 199 (25.68%) TDD
15 192 (24.77%) .NET Framework
16 171 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 155 (20.00%) Scrum
18 152 (19.61%) Java
19 138 (17.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 131 (16.90%) E-Commerce
21 130 (16.77%) XML
22 121 (15.61%) Web Development
23 118 (15.23%) Microsoft
24 113 (14.58%) Web Services
25 110 (14.19%) WPF
26 105 (13.55%) SharePoint
27 101 (13.03%) PHP
28 97 (12.52%) LINQ
28 97 (12.52%) Team Foundation Server
29 94 (12.13%) Degree

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 105 (13.55%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.16%) CMS
3 31 (4.00%) IIS
4 29 (3.74%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.45%) Node.js
6 18 (2.32%) WordPress
7 16 (2.06%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.55%) Apache
10 6 (0.77%) nginx
10 6 (0.77%) SAS
10 6 (0.77%) uWSGI
11 5 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.65%) Lync
12 4 (0.52%) Jetty
13 3 (0.39%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 58 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.19%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.90%) MS Office
4 4 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (2.97%) Magento
2 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.52%) SaaS
3 3 (0.39%) IaaS
3 3 (0.39%) PaaS
4 2 (0.26%) GitHub
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.45%) HTTP
2 18 (2.32%) Internet
3 6 (0.77%) Intranet
3 6 (0.77%) Wireless
4 3 (0.39%) GPRS
4 3 (0.39%) UMTS
5 2 (0.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) OSPF
6 1 (0.13%) BGP
6 1 (0.13%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (44.39%) SQL Server
2 77 (9.94%) MySQL
3 69 (8.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.06%) DB2
8 15 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.68%) Big Data
11 12 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.55%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.16%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.65%) Redis
14 5 (0.65%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 97 (12.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (7.61%) Visual Studio
3 51 (6.58%) Git (software)
4 34 (4.39%) Subversion
5 30 (3.87%) Maven
6 22 (2.84%) JUnit
7 21 (2.71%) Selenium
8 19 (2.45%) Eclipse
9 16 (2.06%) NUnit
10 13 (1.68%) Ant
11 12 (1.55%) SpecFlow
11 12 (1.55%) ReSharper
12 9 (1.16%) JIRA
13 8 (1.03%) Jenkins
13 8 (1.03%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.77%) MSTest
14 6 (0.77%) NetBeans
15 4 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (0.52%) Grunt
16 3 (0.39%) Gradle
General
1 62 (8.00%) Finance
2 58 (7.48%) Retail
3 35 (4.52%) Marketing
4 15 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.42%) Advertising
6 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.16%) Billing
7 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.90%) Games
8 7 (0.90%) Automotive
9 5 (0.65%) Legal
10 3 (0.39%) Law
10 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Banking
12 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (63.74%) .NET
2 367 (47.35%) ASP.NET
3 306 (39.48%) HTML
4 269 (34.71%) CSS
5 252 (32.52%) jQuery
6 201 (25.94%) WCF
7 192 (24.77%) .NET Framework
8 171 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 138 (17.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 130 (16.77%) XML
11 113 (14.58%) Web Services
12 110 (14.19%) WPF
13 97 (12.52%) LINQ
14 76 (9.81%) HTML5
15 65 (8.39%) Ajax
15 65 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 55 (7.10%) Hibernate
17 54 (6.97%) SOAP
17 54 (6.97%) J2EE
17 54 (6.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.77%) N-Tier
2 33 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.87%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.06%) Blog
5 12 (1.55%) Social Media
6 11 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.03%) Open Source
8 7 (0.90%) W3C
8 7 (0.90%) iPhone
8 7 (0.90%) iPad
9 5 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.65%) NHS
9 5 (0.65%) iSeries
10 4 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.52%) AS400
10 4 (0.52%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.39%) New Media
11 3 (0.39%) Clustering
11 3 (0.39%) RIA
11 3 (0.39%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.87%) Windows
2 53 (6.84%) Linux
3 36 (4.65%) Android
4 32 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.42%) UNIX
6 7 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.39%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.26%) CentOS
8 2 (0.26%) AIX
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (44.77%) MVC
2 241 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (26.32%) OO
4 199 (25.68%) TDD
5 155 (20.00%) Scrum
6 131 (16.90%) E-Commerce
7 121 (15.61%) Web Development
8 85 (10.97%) Unit Testing
9 69 (8.90%) Software Engineering
10 60 (7.74%) SOA
10 60 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (7.23%) OOD
11 56 (7.23%) OOP
12 52 (6.71%) BDD
13 38 (4.90%) UML
13 38 (4.90%) Project Management
14 36 (4.65%) Pair Programming
15 26 (3.35%) Kanban
16 24 (3.10%) Refactoring
16 24 (3.10%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 498 (64.26%) C#
2 345 (44.52%) JavaScript
3 240 (30.97%) SQL
4 152 (19.61%) Java
5 101 (13.03%) PHP
6 58 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 33 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 28 (3.61%) Objective-C
9 17 (2.19%) Groovy
9 17 (2.19%) Python
9 17 (2.19%) C++
10 15 (1.94%) PHP5
11 14 (1.81%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.68%) VB
13 11 (1.42%) XPath
14 9 (1.16%) Delphi
15 8 (1.03%) C
15 8 (1.03%) Perl
16 7 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 94 (12.13%) Degree
2 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.03%) MCP
4 5 (0.65%) MCSD
4 5 (0.65%) CCNP
4 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.39%) MySQL Certification
5 3 (0.39%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (0.26%) ISEB
6 2 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.90%) QA
2 6 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.26%) XenApp
3 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.77%) Puppet
2 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.74%) Oracle
3 25 (3.23%) Zend
4 15 (1.94%) Sitecore
5 12 (1.55%) JBoss
6 11 (1.42%) Sybase
7 9 (1.16%) Google
8 8 (1.03%) Wonderware
9 7 (0.90%) SAP
9 7 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.77%) VMware
10 6 (0.77%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.65%) Adobe
11 5 (0.65%) Embarcadero
12 4 (0.52%) Progress
12 4 (0.52%) Siemens
13 3 (0.39%) Tableau
13 3 (0.39%) Informatica
13 3 (0.39%) Apple
14 2 (0.26%) Atlassian
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 +
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £44000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago