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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 49 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 310 399 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.46% 6.15% 6.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 6.47% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 282 385 474
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -16 193 £42,500 - 53
Cheshire -1 75 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Lancashire +17 33 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Merseyside -23 8 £40,000 -3.61% 6
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 406 (55.69%) C#
2 393 (53.91%) .NET
3 363 (49.79%) CSS
4 362 (49.66%) HTML
5 360 (49.38%) JavaScript
6 346 (47.46%) MVC
7 336 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
8 326 (44.72%) ASP.NET
9 319 (43.76%) SQL Server
10 265 (36.35%) SQL
11 255 (34.98%) jQuery
12 173 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 160 (21.95%) OO
14 141 (19.34%) Web Services
14 141 (19.34%) Java
15 138 (18.93%) .NET Framework
16 132 (18.11%) Scrum
17 128 (17.56%) TDD
18 125 (17.15%) PHP
19 119 (16.32%) WCF
19 119 (16.32%) HTML5
20 116 (15.91%) Microsoft
21 115 (15.78%) MySQL
22 106 (14.54%) Git (software)
23 91 (12.48%) Degree
24 89 (12.21%) Web Development
25 87 (11.93%) OOP
26 84 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 84 (11.52%) CSS3
27 83 (11.39%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 66 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 44 (6.04%) Node.js
3 39 (5.35%) IIS
4 28 (3.84%) WordPress
4 28 (3.84%) Umbraco
4 28 (3.84%) CMS
5 24 (3.29%) Apache
6 18 (2.47%) JBoss
7 16 (2.19%) Confluence
8 15 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.96%) Drupal
13 3 (0.41%) Flash Media Server
13 3 (0.41%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.41%) FileNet
13 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.61%) Photoshop
3 18 (2.47%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.41%) MS Office
5 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 31 (4.25%) Magento
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.41%) Exstream
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.10%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.69%) GitHub
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.27%) Yammer
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.65%) HTTP
2 9 (1.23%) Wireless
2 9 (1.23%) Internet
3 7 (0.96%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (43.76%) SQL Server
2 115 (15.78%) MySQL
3 84 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (6.72%) Relational Database
6 46 (6.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (5.76%) NoSQL
8 27 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (3.02%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.47%) Big Data
10 18 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.06%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.96%) RavenDB
15 6 (0.82%) Redis
15 6 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 106 (14.54%) Git (software)
2 72 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (7.96%) Subversion
4 36 (4.94%) Visual Studio
5 34 (4.66%) JUnit
6 24 (3.29%) JIRA
7 22 (3.02%) Selenium
8 21 (2.88%) Mercurial
8 21 (2.88%) Bitbucket
8 21 (2.88%) NUnit
9 20 (2.74%) Maven
10 15 (2.06%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.65%) Grunt
12 10 (1.37%) MSBuild
13 9 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (1.10%) Jenkins
15 6 (0.82%) Ant
15 6 (0.82%) Gradle
16 5 (0.69%) Behat
16 5 (0.69%) PHPUnit
General
1 72 (9.88%) Finance
2 31 (4.25%) Retail
3 21 (2.88%) Automotive
4 18 (2.47%) Marketing
5 15 (2.06%) Advertising
6 13 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.51%) Games
8 9 (1.23%) Banking
8 9 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.10%) Billing
10 4 (0.55%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.41%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (53.91%) .NET
2 363 (49.79%) CSS
3 362 (49.66%) HTML
4 326 (44.72%) ASP.NET
5 255 (34.98%) jQuery
6 173 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 141 (19.34%) Web Services
8 138 (18.93%) .NET Framework
9 119 (16.32%) WCF
9 119 (16.32%) HTML5
10 84 (11.52%) CSS3
11 83 (11.39%) XML
12 80 (10.97%) Ajax
13 71 (9.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 65 (8.92%) LINQ
15 56 (7.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 49 (6.72%) J2EE
16 49 (6.72%) SOAP
17 42 (5.76%) RESTful
17 42 (5.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 24 (3.29%) User Experience
3 20 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.19%) N-Tier
6 14 (1.92%) Open Source
7 13 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.23%) iPhone
9 8 (1.10%) Social Media
9 8 (1.10%) Xbox
10 6 (0.82%) W3C
10 6 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.69%) Animation
11 5 (0.69%) Blog
12 4 (0.55%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.41%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.27%) Interactive TV
14 2 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.11%) Linux
2 60 (8.23%) Windows
3 44 (6.04%) Android
4 38 (5.21%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.51%) UNIX
6 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (47.46%) MVC
2 336 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (21.95%) OO
4 132 (18.11%) Scrum
5 128 (17.56%) TDD
6 89 (12.21%) Web Development
7 87 (11.93%) OOP
8 82 (11.25%) E-Commerce
9 72 (9.88%) Unit Testing
10 67 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (8.64%) Mentoring
12 58 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (6.72%) Software Engineering
14 40 (5.49%) Coaching
15 37 (5.08%) CRM
16 31 (4.25%) Data Analysis
16 31 (4.25%) UML
17 29 (3.98%) BDD
18 28 (3.84%) Web Design
18 28 (3.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 406 (55.69%) C#
2 360 (49.38%) JavaScript
3 265 (36.35%) SQL
4 141 (19.34%) Java
5 125 (17.15%) PHP
6 75 (10.29%) VB.NET
7 66 (9.05%) T-SQL
8 38 (5.21%) C++
9 21 (2.88%) VB
10 20 (2.74%) PHP5
11 18 (2.47%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.06%) C
13 12 (1.65%) Delphi
13 12 (1.65%) Objective-C
14 11 (1.51%) XPath
15 10 (1.37%) Ruby
16 8 (1.10%) Python
17 6 (0.82%) VB6
17 6 (0.82%) Groovy
18 5 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 91 (12.48%) Degree
2 14 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.10%) MCSD
5 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.14%) MCP
6 1 (0.14%) OCA
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.23%) SLA
2 2 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.14%) Varnish
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.41%) Puppet
2 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.96%) Oracle
3 20 (2.74%) Zend
4 17 (2.33%) Sitecore
5 13 (1.78%) Twitter
6 12 (1.65%) Google
7 11 (1.51%) Embarcadero
8 8 (1.10%) Informatica
9 6 (0.82%) Adobe
10 5 (0.69%) New Relic
10 5 (0.69%) Rackspace
10 5 (0.69%) Facebook
11 4 (0.55%) IBM
11 4 (0.55%) SAP
11 4 (0.55%) Sybase
11 4 (0.55%) Wonderware
12 3 (0.41%) HP
12 3 (0.41%) Progress
12 3 (0.41%) Software AG
12 3 (0.41%) Siemens
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