The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 35 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 424 388 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.94% 5.35% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 5.65% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 355 359 364
Average salary £42,500 £39,246 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.29% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,596 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6772 6872 7224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5871 6348
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
England

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 July 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 July 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 +1 259 £42,500 +8.29% 41
Cheshire +35 68 £42,500 +2.40% 2
Lancashire +23 43 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Merseyside -20 31 £39,000 - 13
Cumbria +2 3 £31,627 -20.93%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 523 (63.70%) .NET
2 521 (63.46%) C#
3 396 (48.23%) ASP.NET
4 368 (44.82%) JavaScript
5 362 (44.09%) SQL Server
6 351 (42.75%) MVC
7 305 (37.15%) HTML
8 278 (33.86%) SQL
9 261 (31.79%) CSS
10 251 (30.57%) jQuery
11 240 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
12 211 (25.70%) OO
13 199 (24.24%) TDD
14 198 (24.12%) WCF
15 196 (23.87%) .NET Framework
16 180 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 160 (19.49%) Scrum
18 153 (18.64%) Java
19 144 (17.54%) XML
20 140 (17.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 136 (16.57%) E-Commerce
22 131 (15.96%) Web Development
23 120 (14.62%) WPF
24 115 (14.01%) Degree
25 114 (13.89%) Microsoft
26 113 (13.76%) Web Services
27 110 (13.40%) PHP
28 109 (13.28%) SharePoint
29 100 (12.18%) Unit Testing
30 97 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 109 (13.28%) SharePoint
2 39 (4.75%) IIS
2 39 (4.75%) CMS
3 26 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 15 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (1.83%) Umbraco
5 14 (1.71%) Node.js
6 11 (1.34%) WordPress
7 10 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.85%) Apache
9 6 (0.73%) nginx
9 6 (0.73%) uWSGI
10 5 (0.61%) Lync
10 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.61%) SAS
11 4 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
11 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.37%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 53 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.95%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.73%) MS Office
4 4 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (2.56%) Magento
2 7 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.49%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.49%) SaaS
3 3 (0.37%) IaaS
3 3 (0.37%) GitHub
3 3 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.07%) HTTP
2 16 (1.95%) Internet
3 5 (0.61%) Intranet
4 3 (0.37%) GPRS
4 3 (0.37%) UMTS
5 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.24%) SSL
5 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
6 1 (0.12%) OSPF
6 1 (0.12%) BGP
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (44.09%) SQL Server
2 82 (9.99%) MySQL
3 80 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 27 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.19%) DB2
7 14 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.46%) Big Data
10 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.34%) RavenDB
11 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.61%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.49%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.49%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.49%) QlikView
14 3 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 97 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (7.31%) Visual Studio
3 44 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 43 (5.24%) Subversion
5 31 (3.78%) Maven
6 29 (3.53%) Eclipse
7 22 (2.68%) Selenium
8 21 (2.56%) Ant
9 18 (2.19%) NetBeans
10 16 (1.95%) JUnit
11 15 (1.83%) NUnit
12 12 (1.46%) SpecFlow
13 11 (1.34%) ReSharper
14 10 (1.22%) Jenkins
15 8 (0.97%) Mercurial
15 8 (0.97%) JIRA
16 7 (0.85%) Hudson
16 7 (0.85%) JMeter
17 6 (0.73%) MSTest
18 5 (0.61%) Grunt
General
1 65 (7.92%) Finance
2 47 (5.72%) Retail
3 32 (3.90%) Marketing
4 20 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.10%) Advertising
5 9 (1.10%) Billing
6 8 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.85%) Games
8 4 (0.49%) Legal
8 4 (0.49%) Automotive
9 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.37%) Law
9 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.24%) Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (63.70%) .NET
2 396 (48.23%) ASP.NET
3 305 (37.15%) HTML
4 261 (31.79%) CSS
5 251 (30.57%) jQuery
6 198 (24.12%) WCF
7 196 (23.87%) .NET Framework
8 180 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (17.54%) XML
10 140 (17.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 120 (14.62%) WPF
12 113 (13.76%) Web Services
13 81 (9.87%) LINQ
14 71 (8.65%) Ajax
15 66 (8.04%) HTML5
16 64 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 59 (7.19%) SOAP
18 58 (7.06%) J2EE
19 55 (6.70%) Spring
19 55 (6.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.72%) Computer Science
2 35 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 31 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.31%) Blog
5 12 (1.46%) Social Media
5 12 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.34%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.10%) Open Source
7 9 (1.10%) iPhone
8 8 (0.97%) W3C
8 8 (0.97%) iPad
9 7 (0.85%) AS400
10 5 (0.61%) RIA
10 5 (0.61%) NHS
11 4 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.49%) iSeries
11 4 (0.49%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.37%) New Media
12 3 (0.37%) Informatics
13 2 (0.24%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 75 (9.14%) Windows
2 48 (5.85%) Linux
3 38 (4.63%) Android
4 34 (4.14%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.31%) UNIX
6 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.61%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.37%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.24%) AIX
10 2 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (42.75%) MVC
2 240 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (25.70%) OO
4 199 (24.24%) TDD
5 160 (19.49%) Scrum
6 136 (16.57%) E-Commerce
7 131 (15.96%) Web Development
8 100 (12.18%) Unit Testing
9 76 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 60 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (7.06%) OOD
12 56 (6.82%) OOP
13 51 (6.21%) SOA
13 51 (6.21%) Project Management
14 49 (5.97%) BDD
15 38 (4.63%) Pair Programming
15 38 (4.63%) UML
16 27 (3.29%) Kanban
17 26 (3.17%) iOS Development
18 25 (3.05%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 521 (63.46%) C#
2 368 (44.82%) JavaScript
3 278 (33.86%) SQL
4 153 (18.64%) Java
5 110 (13.40%) PHP
6 57 (6.94%) T-SQL
7 41 (4.99%) VB.NET
8 29 (3.53%) Objective-C
9 21 (2.56%) Python
10 14 (1.71%) TypeScript
10 14 (1.71%) PHP5
11 12 (1.46%) C++
12 11 (1.34%) Groovy
13 9 (1.10%) Perl
13 9 (1.10%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.85%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.85%) XAML
14 7 (0.85%) VB
15 6 (0.73%) C
15 6 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (14.01%) Degree
2 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (0.85%) MCP
3 6 (0.73%) MySQL Certification
3 6 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.61%) CCNP
5 3 (0.37%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (0.24%) ISEB
6 2 (0.24%) MCSD
6 2 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 6 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.24%) XenApp
3 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 114 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 77 (9.38%) Oracle
3 25 (3.05%) Zend
4 15 (1.83%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.71%) Sybase
6 10 (1.22%) Google
7 7 (0.85%) Rackspace
7 7 (0.85%) SAP
8 6 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.73%) VMware
9 5 (0.61%) Apple
9 5 (0.61%) Adobe
10 4 (0.49%) Progress
10 4 (0.49%) JBoss
10 4 (0.49%) Tableau
11 3 (0.37%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.37%) Wonderware
12 2 (0.24%) IBM
12 2 (0.24%) Citrix
12 2 (0.24%) Embarcadero
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 40,000-45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago