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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 57 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 269 419 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.13% 5.86% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 6.18% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 235 351 360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £34,046 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -17 179 £45,000 +5.88% 45
Cheshire 0 63 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Lancashire -30 16 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Merseyside -6 10 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 283 (51.55%) .NET
2 282 (51.37%) C#
3 275 (50.09%) JavaScript
4 261 (47.54%) HTML
5 253 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
6 244 (44.44%) CSS
7 233 (42.44%) ASP.NET
8 220 (40.07%) MVC
9 197 (35.88%) SQL Server
10 157 (28.60%) SQL
11 147 (26.78%) Java
12 141 (25.68%) jQuery
13 135 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 134 (24.41%) OO
15 132 (24.04%) Web Services
16 117 (21.31%) TDD
17 101 (18.40%) WCF
18 90 (16.39%) Scrum
19 89 (16.21%) XML
20 84 (15.30%) Degree
21 82 (14.94%) AngularJS
22 79 (14.39%) .NET Framework
23 75 (13.66%) OOP
23 75 (13.66%) Software Engineering
24 72 (13.11%) Microsoft
25 70 (12.75%) WPF
26 69 (12.57%) HTML5
27 67 (12.20%) Web Development
28 63 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
28 63 (11.48%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (5.10%) Node.js
2 27 (4.92%) WordPress
3 19 (3.46%) IIS
3 19 (3.46%) Tomcat
4 18 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.28%) Umbraco
5 17 (3.10%) CMS
6 16 (2.91%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.37%) Apache
8 5 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.91%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.91%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.73%) Drupal
9 4 (0.73%) JBoss
9 4 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.55%) FileNet
11 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 30 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.55%) MS Office
4 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (3.64%) Magento
2 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.55%) Exstream
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.73%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.18%) Yammer
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.64%) Internet
2 4 (0.73%) HTTP
3 2 (0.36%) SSL
3 2 (0.36%) Intranet
3 2 (0.36%) GPRS
3 2 (0.36%) UMTS
3 2 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (35.88%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.75%) MySQL
3 54 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (4.01%) NoSQL
7 21 (3.83%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (2.73%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (1.46%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.46%) Big Data
15 7 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
18 3 (0.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 63 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (7.47%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 25 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 20 (3.64%) Grunt
5 17 (3.10%) JUnit
6 16 (2.91%) Subversion
7 14 (2.55%) Mercurial
8 13 (2.37%) NUnit
9 11 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (1.82%) Ant
10 10 (1.82%) Bower
10 10 (1.82%) gulp
11 9 (1.64%) Jasmine
12 8 (1.46%) NetBeans
13 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
14 6 (1.09%) Maven
15 5 (0.91%) Selenium
15 5 (0.91%) PhpStorm
16 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (7.10%) Finance
2 18 (3.28%) Games
2 18 (3.28%) Retail
3 17 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.37%) Billing
5 8 (1.46%) Marketing
6 6 (1.09%) Banking
7 5 (0.91%) Law
7 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.73%) Legal
9 3 (0.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.55%) iGaming
9 3 (0.55%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (51.55%) .NET
2 261 (47.54%) HTML
3 244 (44.44%) CSS
4 233 (42.44%) ASP.NET
5 141 (25.68%) jQuery
6 135 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 132 (24.04%) Web Services
8 101 (18.40%) WCF
9 89 (16.21%) XML
10 82 (14.94%) AngularJS
11 79 (14.39%) .NET Framework
12 70 (12.75%) WPF
13 69 (12.57%) HTML5
14 56 (10.20%) Spring
15 54 (9.84%) RESTful
16 51 (9.29%) J2EE
17 47 (8.56%) Entity Framework
18 44 (8.01%) SOAP
19 43 (7.83%) Hibernate
19 43 (7.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.92%) Computer Science
2 31 (5.65%) User Experience
3 27 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.73%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.28%) Xbox
9 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (0.91%) NHS
10 5 (0.91%) Physics
10 5 (0.91%) iPhone
11 4 (0.73%) Blog
11 4 (0.73%) Interactive TV
11 4 (0.73%) W3C
11 4 (0.73%) Social Media
11 4 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.55%) iPad
12 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.47%) Windows
2 32 (5.83%) Linux
3 26 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 25 (4.55%) Android
5 11 (2.00%) UNIX
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.36%) AIX
7 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (40.07%) MVC
3 134 (24.41%) OO
4 117 (21.31%) TDD
5 90 (16.39%) Scrum
6 75 (13.66%) Software Engineering
6 75 (13.66%) OOP
7 67 (12.20%) Web Development
8 57 (10.38%) Mentoring
9 56 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 54 (9.84%) Unit Testing
11 38 (6.92%) BDD
12 25 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (4.19%) MVVM
14 22 (4.01%) SDLC
14 22 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (4.01%) SOA
14 22 (4.01%) Project Management
15 21 (3.83%) Mobile Development
16 20 (3.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 282 (51.37%) C#
2 275 (50.09%) JavaScript
3 157 (28.60%) SQL
4 147 (26.78%) Java
5 63 (11.48%) PHP
6 54 (9.84%) VB.NET
7 39 (7.10%) T-SQL
8 16 (2.91%) C++
9 15 (2.73%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.00%) VB
11 9 (1.64%) C
12 4 (0.73%) VB6
12 4 (0.73%) Ruby
13 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.55%) VC++
13 3 (0.55%) X++
13 3 (0.55%) Scala
13 3 (0.55%) XAML
13 3 (0.55%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (15.30%) Degree
2 4 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) MCP
4 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.46%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) Puppet
1 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.65%) Oracle
3 27 (4.92%) Zend
4 12 (2.19%) IBM
5 10 (1.82%) Perforce
6 9 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.28%) Google
8 5 (0.91%) SAP
9 4 (0.73%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.73%) Informatica
9 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.73%) Apple
9 4 (0.73%) hybris
9 4 (0.73%) Twitter
10 3 (0.55%) Facebook
10 3 (0.55%) HP
10 3 (0.55%) Software AG
10 3 (0.55%) webMethods
11 2 (0.36%) Adobe
11 2 (0.36%) EPiServer
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