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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 48 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 337 455 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.61% 6.70% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 7.03% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 317 422 494
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
6907 6475 7695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.41% 95.33% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5941 5489 6781
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 226 £42,500 - 41
Cheshire -14 65 £42,500 +9.67% 17
Lancashire +18 30 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Merseyside -22 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 421 (56.82%) C#
2 415 (56.01%) .NET
3 363 (48.99%) HTML
4 361 (48.72%) CSS
4 361 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 356 (48.04%) JavaScript
6 349 (47.10%) MVC
7 342 (46.15%) ASP.NET
8 319 (43.05%) SQL Server
9 260 (35.09%) jQuery
10 257 (34.68%) SQL
11 168 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 167 (22.54%) OO
13 158 (21.32%) .NET Framework
14 143 (19.30%) Java
15 141 (19.03%) Scrum
16 137 (18.49%) Web Services
17 134 (18.08%) TDD
17 134 (18.08%) WCF
18 128 (17.27%) PHP
19 116 (15.65%) Git (software)
20 115 (15.52%) MySQL
21 113 (15.25%) Microsoft
22 110 (14.84%) HTML5
23 93 (12.55%) E-Commerce
24 90 (12.15%) XML
25 86 (11.61%) LINQ
25 86 (11.61%) Degree
25 86 (11.61%) Web Development
26 85 (11.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 65 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 41 (5.53%) Node.js
3 38 (5.13%) IIS
4 37 (4.99%) CMS
5 34 (4.59%) WordPress
6 28 (3.78%) Umbraco
7 21 (2.83%) Apache
7 21 (2.83%) Tomcat
8 19 (2.56%) JBoss
9 16 (2.16%) Confluence
10 12 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (1.62%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.81%) Drupal
12 5 (0.67%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.40%) Jetty
13 3 (0.40%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 53 (7.15%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.29%) PowerPivot
3 16 (2.16%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.54%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 33 (4.45%) Magento
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.08%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.67%) GitHub
5 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.89%) HTTP
2 12 (1.62%) Internet
3 9 (1.21%) Wireless
4 5 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (43.05%) SQL Server
2 115 (15.52%) MySQL
3 77 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 68 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (6.88%) Relational Database
7 41 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (4.45%) NoSQL
9 31 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 16 (2.16%) Big Data
13 15 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (1.48%) RavenDB
15 8 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.08%) DB2
16 7 (0.94%) Redis
17 6 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 6 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 116 (15.65%) Git (software)
2 80 (10.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (7.15%) Subversion
4 45 (6.07%) Visual Studio
5 35 (4.72%) JUnit
6 30 (4.05%) Selenium
7 29 (3.91%) Maven
8 26 (3.51%) NUnit
9 22 (2.97%) JIRA
10 20 (2.70%) Bitbucket
11 18 (2.43%) Eclipse
12 17 (2.29%) Mercurial
13 12 (1.62%) Grunt
14 10 (1.35%) Jenkins
14 10 (1.35%) MSBuild
15 9 (1.21%) ReSharper
16 8 (1.08%) Ant
17 6 (0.81%) Gradle
18 5 (0.67%) Behat
18 5 (0.67%) MSTest
General
1 81 (10.93%) Finance
2 41 (5.53%) Retail
3 31 (4.18%) Marketing
4 21 (2.83%) Automotive
5 16 (2.16%) Advertising
5 16 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.48%) Games
7 9 (1.21%) Banking
7 9 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.08%) Billing
9 4 (0.54%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.40%) Publishing
10 3 (0.40%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (56.01%) .NET
2 363 (48.99%) HTML
3 361 (48.72%) CSS
4 342 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 260 (35.09%) jQuery
6 168 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 158 (21.32%) .NET Framework
8 137 (18.49%) Web Services
9 134 (18.08%) WCF
10 110 (14.84%) HTML5
11 90 (12.15%) XML
12 86 (11.61%) LINQ
13 85 (11.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 80 (10.80%) CSS3
15 76 (10.26%) Ajax
16 65 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 55 (7.42%) SOAP
18 52 (7.02%) J2EE
19 51 (6.88%) Spring
20 47 (6.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.37%) Mobile App
2 21 (2.83%) User Experience
3 18 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.43%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.02%) Open Source
5 12 (1.62%) Social Media
6 11 (1.48%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.21%) Blog
7 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.08%) Xbox
9 6 (0.81%) iPhone
10 4 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.54%) W3C
10 4 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.54%) Graphic Design
10 4 (0.54%) Animation
11 3 (0.40%) Clustering
11 3 (0.40%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 76 (10.26%) Linux
2 61 (8.23%) Windows
3 40 (5.40%) Android
4 35 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.21%) UNIX
6 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) openSUSE
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (47.10%) MVC
3 167 (22.54%) OO
4 141 (19.03%) Scrum
5 134 (18.08%) TDD
6 93 (12.55%) E-Commerce
7 86 (11.61%) Web Development
8 77 (10.39%) OOP
9 71 (9.58%) Unit Testing
10 66 (8.91%) Mentoring
11 64 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
13 57 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 43 (5.80%) Coaching
15 40 (5.40%) CRM
16 35 (4.72%) UML
17 33 (4.45%) OOD
18 32 (4.32%) BDD
19 30 (4.05%) SOA
20 29 (3.91%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 421 (56.82%) C#
2 356 (48.04%) JavaScript
3 257 (34.68%) SQL
4 143 (19.30%) Java
5 128 (17.27%) PHP
6 60 (8.10%) T-SQL
7 59 (7.96%) VB.NET
8 37 (4.99%) C++
9 21 (2.83%) PHP5
10 17 (2.29%) Objective-C
11 14 (1.89%) XPath
11 14 (1.89%) VB
12 13 (1.75%) C
12 13 (1.75%) Ruby
13 12 (1.62%) Groovy
14 11 (1.48%) Delphi
15 9 (1.21%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.08%) Python
17 7 (0.94%) XAML
18 6 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (11.61%) Degree
2 13 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.08%) MCSD
4 6 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.27%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) MCP
6 1 (0.13%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.21%) SLA
2 3 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.81%) Puppet
2 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) Webmin
Vendors
1 113 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.48%) Oracle
3 22 (2.97%) Zend
4 16 (2.16%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.89%) Twitter
6 11 (1.48%) Google
7 10 (1.35%) Embarcadero
8 9 (1.21%) Wonderware
9 7 (0.94%) SAP
10 6 (0.81%) Adobe
11 5 (0.67%) Sybase
11 5 (0.67%) Siemens
11 5 (0.67%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.67%) Facebook
11 5 (0.67%) New Relic
12 4 (0.54%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.54%) VMware
13 3 (0.40%) Informatica
13 3 (0.40%) Progress
13 3 (0.40%) Xamarin
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