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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 51 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 289 393 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.46% 5.54% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 5.79% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 263 370 284
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
6172 6782 7061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 95.53% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5486 5934
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 0 200 £42,500 - 38
Cheshire -12 54 £42,500 +2.40% 14
Lancashire +22 23 £40,000 -3.03% 6
Merseyside -21 7 £41,250 +3.12% 7
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 332 (56.37%) C#
2 325 (55.18%) JavaScript
3 320 (54.33%) .NET
4 317 (53.82%) HTML
5 314 (53.31%) CSS
6 277 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
7 266 (45.16%) MVC
8 264 (44.82%) ASP.NET
9 250 (42.44%) SQL Server
10 212 (35.99%) SQL
11 206 (34.97%) jQuery
12 152 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 133 (22.58%) OO
14 124 (21.05%) Web Services
15 121 (20.54%) Java
16 111 (18.85%) TDD
17 101 (17.15%) HTML5
17 101 (17.15%) Scrum
18 98 (16.64%) OOP
18 98 (16.64%) Microsoft
19 95 (16.13%) WCF
20 93 (15.79%) Degree
20 93 (15.79%) .NET Framework
21 90 (15.28%) PHP
22 87 (14.77%) MySQL
23 85 (14.43%) VB.NET
24 80 (13.58%) XML
25 77 (13.07%) Web Development
26 67 (11.38%) Ajax
27 66 (11.21%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.09%) Node.js
3 26 (4.41%) IIS
4 16 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.55%) WordPress
6 13 (2.21%) Umbraco
6 13 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.87%) CMS
7 11 (1.87%) Apache
8 10 (1.70%) Confluence
9 6 (1.02%) JBoss
9 6 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.02%) FileNet
9 6 (1.02%) Drupal
9 6 (1.02%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.02%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (3.23%) Magento
2 6 (1.02%) Exstream
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.34%) Yammer
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.53%) HTTP
2 6 (1.02%) Internet
3 2 (0.34%) Wireless
3 2 (0.34%) Intranet
3 2 (0.34%) GPRS
3 2 (0.34%) UMTS
4 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (42.44%) SQL Server
2 87 (14.77%) MySQL
3 49 (8.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (5.09%) NoSQL
6 30 (5.09%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 21 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 18 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (2.38%) Big Data
11 14 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.87%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.19%) RavenDB
14 5 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.85%) SQLite
15 3 (0.51%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 58 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (6.96%) Subversion
4 36 (6.11%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.57%) JUnit
6 18 (3.06%) NUnit
7 15 (2.55%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.55%) Mercurial
7 15 (2.55%) JIRA
8 11 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (1.70%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.53%) Ant
11 6 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.02%) Grunt
12 4 (0.68%) Moq
13 3 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.51%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.51%) Xcode
13 3 (0.51%) MSTest
General
1 40 (6.79%) Finance
2 22 (3.74%) Retail
3 18 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.38%) Billing
5 12 (2.04%) Automotive
6 11 (1.87%) Games
7 7 (1.19%) Marketing
8 6 (1.02%) Banking
9 5 (0.85%) Law
10 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.51%) Legal
11 3 (0.51%) iGaming
11 3 (0.51%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (54.33%) .NET
2 317 (53.82%) HTML
3 314 (53.31%) CSS
4 264 (44.82%) ASP.NET
5 206 (34.97%) jQuery
6 152 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 124 (21.05%) Web Services
8 101 (17.15%) HTML5
9 95 (16.13%) WCF
10 93 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 80 (13.58%) XML
12 67 (11.38%) Ajax
13 62 (10.53%) CSS3
14 52 (8.83%) Entity Framework
15 50 (8.49%) JSON
16 45 (7.64%) J2EE
17 43 (7.30%) SOAP
18 41 (6.96%) WPF
19 40 (6.79%) AngularJS
20 34 (5.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 29 (4.92%) User Experience
3 27 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.40%) N-Tier
6 15 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.70%) iPhone
8 8 (1.36%) W3C
8 8 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.85%) Animation
11 4 (0.68%) Interactive TV
11 4 (0.68%) Open Source
12 3 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.51%) iPad
12 3 (0.51%) New Media
12 3 (0.51%) NHS
12 3 (0.51%) Physics
12 3 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.21%) Linux
2 45 (7.64%) Windows
3 38 (6.45%) Android
4 33 (5.60%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.89%) UNIX
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (45.16%) MVC
3 133 (22.58%) OO
4 111 (18.85%) TDD
5 101 (17.15%) Scrum
6 98 (16.64%) OOP
7 77 (13.07%) Web Development
8 66 (11.21%) Mentoring
9 65 (11.04%) Unit Testing
10 61 (10.36%) E-Commerce
11 60 (10.19%) Software Engineering
12 33 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (5.09%) BDD
14 24 (4.07%) iOS Development
14 24 (4.07%) Mobile Development
14 24 (4.07%) Project Management
15 23 (3.90%) UML
16 22 (3.74%) Android Development
17 21 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 332 (56.37%) C#
2 325 (55.18%) JavaScript
3 212 (35.99%) SQL
4 121 (20.54%) Java
5 90 (15.28%) PHP
6 85 (14.43%) VB.NET
7 40 (6.79%) T-SQL
8 27 (4.58%) C++
9 15 (2.55%) VB
10 14 (2.38%) C
11 12 (2.04%) PHP5
12 11 (1.87%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.87%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.36%) VB6
14 5 (0.85%) Scala
15 4 (0.68%) Delphi
16 3 (0.51%) Python
16 3 (0.51%) X++
17 2 (0.34%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.34%) VC++
Qualifications
1 93 (15.79%) Degree
2 9 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.85%) MCSD
5 4 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.17%) MCP
6 1 (0.17%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) OCA
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.85%) SLA
1 5 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Vendors
1 98 (16.64%) Microsoft
2 66 (11.21%) Oracle
3 17 (2.89%) Zend
4 10 (1.70%) IBM
5 9 (1.53%) Informatica
6 8 (1.36%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.02%) webMethods
7 6 (1.02%) Twitter
7 6 (1.02%) HP
7 6 (1.02%) Software AG
8 5 (0.85%) Google
9 4 (0.68%) Facebook
9 4 (0.68%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.68%) SAP
9 4 (0.68%) Sybase
9 4 (0.68%) Perforce
10 3 (0.51%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.51%) Embarcadero
10 3 (0.51%) Talend
11 2 (0.34%) Xamarin
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