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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 43 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 413 401 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.53% 5.93% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 6.27% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 363 373 385
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
7046 6391 6833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5500 5902
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +9 288 £43,500 +8.75% 42
Cheshire -5 64 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Lancashire +19 33 £35,000 -9.09% 6
Merseyside -19 21 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 508 (60.48%) C#
2 503 (59.88%) .NET
3 419 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
4 401 (47.74%) ASP.NET
5 396 (47.14%) MVC
6 378 (45.00%) SQL Server
7 373 (44.40%) JavaScript
8 367 (43.69%) HTML
9 338 (40.24%) CSS
10 288 (34.29%) SQL
11 277 (32.98%) jQuery
12 204 (24.29%) OO
13 196 (23.33%) TDD
13 196 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 193 (22.98%) .NET Framework
15 191 (22.74%) WCF
16 181 (21.55%) Scrum
17 165 (19.64%) Java
18 142 (16.90%) Web Services
19 127 (15.12%) Web Development
20 121 (14.40%) XML
20 121 (14.40%) E-Commerce
20 121 (14.40%) Microsoft
21 119 (14.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 117 (13.93%) LINQ
23 115 (13.69%) PHP
24 107 (12.74%) HTML5
25 106 (12.62%) Degree
26 103 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
27 100 (11.90%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 91 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 47 (5.60%) CMS
3 38 (4.52%) IIS
4 36 (4.29%) Node.js
5 31 (3.69%) Tomcat
6 30 (3.57%) WordPress
7 28 (3.33%) Umbraco
8 22 (2.62%) Apache
9 18 (2.14%) JBoss
10 16 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (1.55%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.07%) Confluence
13 6 (0.71%) nginx
13 6 (0.71%) uWSGI
13 6 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.60%) SAS
15 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.48%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.48%) Lync
16 3 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 58 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.67%) PowerPivot
3 13 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.83%) MS Office
5 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 30 (3.57%) Magento
2 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.24%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.83%) SaaS
3 7 (0.83%) GitHub
4 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.36%) PaaS
5 3 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.74%) HTTP
2 19 (2.26%) Internet
3 9 (1.07%) Wireless
4 5 (0.60%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
6 1 (0.12%) OSPF
6 1 (0.12%) BGP
6 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 93 (11.07%) MySQL
3 84 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 60 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 54 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (2.74%) NoSQL
10 20 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.79%) Big Data
13 14 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.55%) DB2
15 12 (1.43%) RavenDB
16 11 (1.31%) MongoDB
17 9 (1.07%) Redis
18 6 (0.71%) Data Mining
18 6 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 5 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 103 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 94 (11.19%) Git (software)
3 55 (6.55%) Visual Studio
4 42 (5.00%) Subversion
5 35 (4.17%) JUnit
6 33 (3.93%) Maven
7 32 (3.81%) Selenium
8 19 (2.26%) NUnit
9 18 (2.14%) Eclipse
10 17 (2.02%) JIRA
11 15 (1.79%) Mercurial
12 13 (1.55%) Grunt
13 12 (1.43%) SpecFlow
13 12 (1.43%) Bitbucket
13 12 (1.43%) ReSharper
14 11 (1.31%) Jenkins
15 8 (0.95%) MSBuild
16 7 (0.83%) Gradle
16 7 (0.83%) Ant
17 6 (0.71%) MSTest
General
1 84 (10.00%) Finance
2 58 (6.90%) Retail
3 35 (4.17%) Marketing
4 21 (2.50%) Advertising
5 17 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.67%) Automotive
7 13 (1.55%) Games
8 9 (1.07%) Banking
8 9 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.07%) Billing
9 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.60%) Legal
11 3 (0.36%) Publishing
11 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.36%) Law
12 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (59.88%) .NET
2 401 (47.74%) ASP.NET
3 367 (43.69%) HTML
4 338 (40.24%) CSS
5 277 (32.98%) jQuery
6 196 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 193 (22.98%) .NET Framework
8 191 (22.74%) WCF
9 142 (16.90%) Web Services
10 121 (14.40%) XML
11 119 (14.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 117 (13.93%) LINQ
13 107 (12.74%) HTML5
14 86 (10.24%) WPF
15 85 (10.12%) Ajax
16 76 (9.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 67 (7.98%) CSS3
18 62 (7.38%) SOAP
19 55 (6.55%) J2EE
20 54 (6.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 27 (3.21%) Mobile App
3 25 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.74%) User Experience
5 21 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (1.79%) Blog
7 14 (1.67%) Social Media
7 14 (1.67%) Open Source
8 11 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.95%) Xbox
10 6 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.71%) iPad
10 6 (0.71%) iPhone
11 5 (0.60%) iSeries
11 5 (0.60%) W3C
12 4 (0.48%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.48%) AS400
12 4 (0.48%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.36%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.45%) Linux
2 65 (7.74%) Windows
3 38 (4.52%) Android
4 35 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.19%) UNIX
6 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.36%) CentOS
8 2 (0.24%) AIX
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (47.14%) MVC
3 204 (24.29%) OO
4 196 (23.33%) TDD
5 181 (21.55%) Scrum
6 127 (15.12%) Web Development
7 121 (14.40%) E-Commerce
8 100 (11.90%) Unit Testing
9 99 (11.79%) Mentoring
10 77 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (8.81%) OOP
12 70 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 63 (7.50%) SOA
14 53 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (5.83%) Coaching
16 47 (5.60%) BDD
16 47 (5.60%) OOD
17 43 (5.12%) UML
18 41 (4.88%) CRM
19 30 (3.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 508 (60.48%) C#
2 373 (44.40%) JavaScript
3 288 (34.29%) SQL
4 165 (19.64%) Java
5 115 (13.69%) PHP
6 74 (8.81%) T-SQL
7 49 (5.83%) VB.NET
8 29 (3.45%) C++
9 27 (3.21%) Objective-C
10 19 (2.26%) Python
11 17 (2.02%) Groovy
11 17 (2.02%) PHP5
12 15 (1.79%) XPath
12 15 (1.79%) VB
13 14 (1.67%) Delphi
14 13 (1.55%) Ruby
15 11 (1.31%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.31%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.19%) C
17 8 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 106 (12.62%) Degree
2 11 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.83%) MCP
4 6 (0.71%) MCSD
4 6 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.48%) CCNP
5 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.24%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.07%) SLA
2 5 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.71%) Puppet
2 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 121 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.31%) Oracle
3 21 (2.50%) Zend
4 18 (2.14%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.31%) Rackspace
5 11 (1.31%) Google
6 10 (1.19%) SAP
6 10 (1.19%) Embarcadero
6 10 (1.19%) Twitter
7 9 (1.07%) Adobe
7 9 (1.07%) Wonderware
8 7 (0.83%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.83%) Sybase
9 5 (0.60%) Siemens
9 5 (0.60%) VMware
9 5 (0.60%) New Relic
10 3 (0.36%) Informatica
10 3 (0.36%) Progress
11 2 (0.24%) IBM
11 2 (0.24%) Telerik
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