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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 45 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 409 363 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.52% 5.29% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 5.64% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 338 341 366
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 275 £42,500 +6.25% 53
Lancashire +30 52 £38,750 +0.64% 5
Cheshire -3 46 £41,250 +3.12% 13
Merseyside -18 21 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Cumbria +1 3 £32,064 -19.84%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 521 (63.93%) C#
2 510 (62.58%) .NET
3 417 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
4 390 (47.85%) ASP.NET
5 378 (46.38%) SQL Server
5 378 (46.38%) MVC
6 363 (44.54%) JavaScript
7 334 (40.98%) HTML
8 299 (36.69%) CSS
9 269 (33.01%) jQuery
10 266 (32.64%) SQL
11 214 (26.26%) OO
12 210 (25.77%) .NET Framework
13 209 (25.64%) WCF
14 204 (25.03%) TDD
15 189 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 167 (20.49%) Scrum
17 151 (18.53%) Java
18 144 (17.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 129 (15.83%) Web Services
20 128 (15.71%) E-Commerce
21 125 (15.34%) Web Development
22 121 (14.85%) XML
23 119 (14.60%) Microsoft
24 112 (13.74%) LINQ
25 110 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
26 106 (13.01%) SharePoint
27 103 (12.64%) WPF
28 98 (12.02%) Degree
28 98 (12.02%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 106 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 44 (5.40%) CMS
3 37 (4.54%) IIS
4 31 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 31 (3.80%) Node.js
5 21 (2.58%) Umbraco
5 21 (2.58%) WordPress
6 16 (1.96%) Apache
7 15 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.86%) Confluence
10 6 (0.74%) uWSGI
10 6 (0.74%) nginx
10 6 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.74%) SAS
11 5 (0.61%) Lync
12 4 (0.49%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.49%) Jetty
12 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.37%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 57 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.98%) MS Office
3 8 (0.98%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 25 (3.07%) Magento
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
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 30 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.74%) SaaS
3 4 (0.49%) GitHub
4 3 (0.37%) IaaS
4 3 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.45%) HTTP
2 18 (2.21%) Internet
3 8 (0.98%) Wireless
4 7 (0.86%) Intranet
5 2 (0.25%) SSL
5 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
6 1 (0.12%) OSPF
6 1 (0.12%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (46.38%) SQL Server
2 82 (10.06%) MySQL
2 82 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 40 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (2.09%) NoSQL
10 16 (1.96%) Big Data
11 15 (1.84%) DB2
12 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.47%) RavenDB
13 7 (0.86%) Redis
14 6 (0.74%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.61%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.61%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 110 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (9.08%) Git (software)
3 60 (7.36%) Visual Studio
4 41 (5.03%) Subversion
5 29 (3.56%) Maven
6 27 (3.31%) JUnit
7 23 (2.82%) Selenium
8 19 (2.33%) NUnit
9 17 (2.09%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.84%) JIRA
11 13 (1.60%) Mercurial
12 12 (1.47%) SpecFlow
12 12 (1.47%) ReSharper
13 9 (1.10%) Ant
14 8 (0.98%) Jenkins
15 7 (0.86%) Grunt
15 7 (0.86%) Bitbucket
16 6 (0.74%) MSTest
17 4 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
17 4 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 73 (8.96%) Finance
2 56 (6.87%) Retail
3 37 (4.54%) Marketing
4 16 (1.96%) Advertising
5 15 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.47%) Automotive
7 10 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.10%) Billing
9 8 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.86%) Games
11 5 (0.61%) Legal
12 3 (0.37%) Banking
12 3 (0.37%) Law
12 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (62.58%) .NET
2 390 (47.85%) ASP.NET
3 334 (40.98%) HTML
4 299 (36.69%) CSS
5 269 (33.01%) jQuery
6 210 (25.77%) .NET Framework
7 209 (25.64%) WCF
8 189 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (17.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 129 (15.83%) Web Services
11 121 (14.85%) XML
12 112 (13.74%) LINQ
13 103 (12.64%) WPF
14 85 (10.43%) HTML5
15 70 (8.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 62 (7.61%) Ajax
17 57 (6.99%) CSS3
18 56 (6.87%) Hibernate
18 56 (6.87%) J2EE
19 55 (6.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.29%) N-Tier
2 33 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.68%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.21%) User Experience
6 17 (2.09%) Blog
7 16 (1.96%) Social Media
8 10 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.10%) Open Source
10 7 (0.86%) iPhone
10 7 (0.86%) iPad
11 5 (0.61%) Xbox
11 5 (0.61%) iSeries
11 5 (0.61%) NHS
11 5 (0.61%) W3C
12 4 (0.49%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.49%) AS400
12 4 (0.49%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.49%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.73%) Windows
2 60 (7.36%) Linux
3 40 (4.91%) Android
4 36 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.98%) UNIX
6 7 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.25%) CentOS
7 2 (0.25%) AIX
7 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (46.38%) MVC
3 214 (26.26%) OO
4 204 (25.03%) TDD
5 167 (20.49%) Scrum
6 128 (15.71%) E-Commerce
7 125 (15.34%) Web Development
8 98 (12.02%) Mentoring
9 89 (10.92%) Unit Testing
10 73 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (8.83%) Software Engineering
12 66 (8.10%) SOA
13 63 (7.73%) OOP
14 57 (6.99%) OOD
15 51 (6.26%) BDD
16 42 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (4.66%) UML
18 36 (4.42%) Project Management
19 35 (4.29%) Pair Programming
20 33 (4.05%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 521 (63.93%) C#
2 363 (44.54%) JavaScript
3 266 (32.64%) SQL
4 151 (18.53%) Java
5 92 (11.29%) PHP
6 67 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 41 (5.03%) VB.NET
8 29 (3.56%) Objective-C
9 23 (2.82%) C++
10 17 (2.09%) PHP5
10 17 (2.09%) Groovy
11 16 (1.96%) Python
12 14 (1.72%) VB
12 14 (1.72%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.60%) XPath
13 13 (1.60%) Delphi
14 9 (1.10%) C
15 8 (0.98%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.86%) Perl
16 7 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 98 (12.02%) Degree
2 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (0.98%) MCP
3 7 (0.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.61%) MCSD
4 5 (0.61%) CCNP
4 5 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.37%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) ISEB
6 2 (0.25%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.98%) SLA
2 5 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.25%) XenApp
3 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.74%) Puppet
2 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 119 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.99%) Oracle
3 25 (3.07%) Zend
4 15 (1.84%) Sitecore
4 15 (1.84%) JBoss
5 9 (1.10%) Sybase
5 9 (1.10%) SAP
5 9 (1.10%) Adobe
5 9 (1.10%) Wonderware
6 8 (0.98%) Embarcadero
6 8 (0.98%) Rackspace
7 7 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.86%) VMware
8 6 (0.74%) Google
9 5 (0.61%) Siemens
10 4 (0.49%) Twitter
11 3 (0.37%) Tableau
11 3 (0.37%) Informatica
12 2 (0.25%) IBM
12 2 (0.25%) Citrix
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