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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 49 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 251 330 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.45% 4.78% 6.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 4.95% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 222 299 393
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5423 6673 6310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.20% 96.63% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4543 5616 5262
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +14 174 £47,500 +11.76% 53
Cheshire -3 54 £48,750 +14.70% 15
Lancashire -2 12 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Merseyside -6 9 £43,750 +9.37% 7
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (49.56%) .NET
2 271 (47.46%) C#
3 265 (46.41%) HTML
4 255 (44.66%) JavaScript
5 246 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
6 236 (41.33%) CSS
7 216 (37.83%) ASP.NET
8 200 (35.03%) MVC
9 169 (29.60%) SQL
9 169 (29.60%) jQuery
10 162 (28.37%) OO
11 160 (28.02%) SQL Server
12 127 (22.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 112 (19.61%) Java
14 110 (19.26%) TDD
15 107 (18.74%) .NET Framework
16 95 (16.64%) Scrum
17 91 (15.94%) Web Services
18 89 (15.59%) XML
19 85 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 85 (14.89%) Git (software)
20 83 (14.54%) PHP
21 82 (14.36%) Entity Framework
22 75 (13.13%) Microsoft
23 72 (12.61%) Finance
23 72 (12.61%) WCF
24 71 (12.43%) AngularJS
25 70 (12.26%) E-Commerce
25 70 (12.26%) WPF
26 69 (12.08%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 31 (5.43%) Apache
2 29 (5.08%) CMS
2 29 (5.08%) Node.js
3 21 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.50%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.45%) WordPress
6 13 (2.28%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.75%) CICS
8 9 (1.58%) Drupal
8 9 (1.58%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.23%) Mule
10 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.88%) IIS
11 5 (0.88%) JBoss
11 5 (0.88%) Kentico
11 5 (0.88%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 10 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (5.08%) Magento
2 15 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (1.75%) SaaS
3 8 (1.40%) GitHub
4 7 (1.23%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.23%) PaaS
5 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Heroku
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.75%) Internet
2 4 (0.70%) HTTP
3 3 (0.53%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 64 (11.21%) MySQL
3 60 (10.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 21 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (3.50%) MongoDB
8 20 (3.50%) Relational Database
9 18 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.15%) OLAP
9 18 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.58%) Power BI
11 9 (1.58%) PowerPivot
12 8 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.40%) Redis
13 7 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.23%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.23%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 85 (14.89%) Git (software)
1 85 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (5.60%) Visual Studio
3 30 (5.25%) Mercurial
4 25 (4.38%) PhpStorm
5 24 (4.20%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.98%) NUnit
7 16 (2.80%) JUnit
7 16 (2.80%) Selenium
7 16 (2.80%) Subversion
8 15 (2.63%) Maven
9 13 (2.28%) Grunt
10 12 (2.10%) Hudson
11 7 (1.23%) git-flow
12 6 (1.05%) Ant
12 6 (1.05%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.05%) JIRA
12 6 (1.05%) MSTest
12 6 (1.05%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (12.61%) Finance
2 16 (2.80%) Marketing
3 13 (2.28%) Banking
4 8 (1.40%) Retail
5 7 (1.23%) Legal
5 7 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.53%) Automotive
6 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.35%) Billing
7 2 (0.35%) Games
7 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (49.56%) .NET
2 265 (46.41%) HTML
3 236 (41.33%) CSS
4 216 (37.83%) ASP.NET
5 169 (29.60%) jQuery
6 127 (22.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 107 (18.74%) .NET Framework
8 91 (15.94%) Web Services
9 89 (15.59%) XML
10 82 (14.36%) Entity Framework
11 72 (12.61%) WCF
12 71 (12.43%) AngularJS
13 70 (12.26%) WPF
14 54 (9.46%) Spring
15 52 (9.11%) HTML5
16 51 (8.93%) CSS3
17 47 (8.23%) Hibernate
18 46 (8.06%) Ajax
18 46 (8.06%) SOAP
19 45 (7.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.38%) N-Tier
3 16 (2.80%) Mainframe
4 14 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.75%) VSAM
7 8 (1.40%) User Experience
8 7 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.23%) Clustering
8 7 (1.23%) Replication
9 6 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.05%) W3C
10 5 (0.88%) iPad
10 5 (0.88%) NHS
10 5 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
11 4 (0.70%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.53%) Blog
12 3 (0.53%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.53%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.98%) Windows
2 46 (8.06%) Linux
3 17 (2.98%) Android
4 14 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.93%) Unix
6 8 (1.40%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.35%) zOS
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (35.03%) MVC
3 162 (28.37%) OO
4 110 (19.26%) TDD
5 95 (16.64%) Scrum
6 70 (12.26%) E-Commerce
7 69 (12.08%) Mentoring
8 60 (10.51%) Web Development
9 53 (9.28%) Software Engineering
10 46 (8.06%) Project Management
11 41 (7.18%) BDD
11 41 (7.18%) Front End Development
12 38 (6.65%) OOP
13 36 (6.30%) Unit Testing
14 34 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (5.25%) SDLC
16 28 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (4.55%) DevOps
17 26 (4.55%) Line Management
18 23 (4.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 271 (47.46%) C#
2 255 (44.66%) JavaScript
3 169 (29.60%) SQL
4 112 (19.61%) Java
5 83 (14.54%) PHP
6 66 (11.56%) T-SQL
7 34 (5.95%) VB.NET
8 19 (3.33%) COBOL
9 16 (2.80%) C
9 16 (2.80%) C++
10 12 (2.10%) JCL
11 9 (1.58%) PHP 5
12 8 (1.40%) Ruby
13 6 (1.05%) REXX
14 5 (0.88%) Python
14 5 (0.88%) VC++
15 3 (0.53%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.35%) Groovy
16 2 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (6.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.58%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.53%) logstash
2 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.53%) Zend
3 25 (4.38%) IBM
4 22 (3.85%) Oracle
5 21 (3.68%) Google
6 18 (3.15%) Twitter
7 7 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.23%) webMethods
7 7 (1.23%) WSO2
8 6 (1.05%) Facebook
9 5 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.88%) SAP
10 4 (0.70%) Adobe
10 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.53%) Perforce
11 3 (0.53%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.53%) Sencha
11 3 (0.53%) VMware
11 3 (0.53%) Xamarin
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