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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 61 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 291 396 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.26% 5.32% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 5.61% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 259 309 325
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
6528 7056 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 5734 5556
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(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 -15 188 £45,000 +5.88% 43
Cheshire +18 70 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Lancashire -22 21 £45,000 +16.88% 16
Merseyside +2 11 £35,000 -15.66% 3
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 260 (49.52%) .NET
2 257 (48.95%) JavaScript
3 255 (48.57%) C#
4 248 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
5 247 (47.05%) HTML
6 230 (43.81%) CSS
7 210 (40.00%) MVC
8 205 (39.05%) ASP.NET
9 172 (32.76%) SQL Server
10 144 (27.43%) SQL
11 136 (25.90%) Java
12 130 (24.76%) OO
13 128 (24.38%) Web Services
14 127 (24.19%) jQuery
15 126 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 118 (22.48%) TDD
17 87 (16.57%) Scrum
18 84 (16.00%) XML
19 83 (15.81%) WCF
20 81 (15.43%) AngularJS
21 73 (13.90%) .NET Framework
22 70 (13.33%) Degree
23 66 (12.57%) Team Foundation Server
24 65 (12.38%) WPF
24 65 (12.38%) Web Development
24 65 (12.38%) Software Engineering
24 65 (12.38%) PHP
25 63 (12.00%) Spring
25 63 (12.00%) RESTful
25 63 (12.00%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (5.33%) Node.js
2 26 (4.95%) WordPress
3 20 (3.81%) CMS
4 19 (3.62%) Umbraco
5 17 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.05%) IIS
7 14 (2.67%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.90%) Apache
10 5 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.95%) Drupal
10 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.76%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.57%) Kentico
12 3 (0.57%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.38%) JBoss
13 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.57%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (3.81%) Magento
2 11 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.33%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.71%) Internet
2 4 (0.76%) HTTP
3 2 (0.38%) SSL
3 2 (0.38%) Wireless
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.81%) MySQL
3 59 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (6.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.24%) Relational Database
10 15 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (2.67%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.52%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.33%) Big Data
14 7 (1.33%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.95%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 66 (12.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.57%) Grunt
4 23 (4.38%) Eclipse
5 21 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 20 (3.81%) NUnit
6 20 (3.81%) Mercurial
7 18 (3.43%) Subversion
7 18 (3.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 15 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 14 (2.67%) JUnit
10 12 (2.29%) Bower
10 12 (2.29%) gulp
11 11 (2.10%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.71%) NetBeans
12 9 (1.71%) Selenium
13 7 (1.33%) Maven
13 7 (1.33%) Ant
14 5 (0.95%) IntelliJ
14 5 (0.95%) ReSharper
General
1 43 (8.19%) Finance
2 18 (3.43%) Retail
3 16 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.67%) Games
5 13 (2.48%) Marketing
6 12 (2.29%) Billing
7 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.76%) Legal
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
9 3 (0.57%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.57%) Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (49.52%) .NET
2 247 (47.05%) HTML
3 230 (43.81%) CSS
4 205 (39.05%) ASP.NET
5 128 (24.38%) Web Services
6 127 (24.19%) jQuery
7 126 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 84 (16.00%) XML
9 83 (15.81%) WCF
10 81 (15.43%) AngularJS
11 73 (13.90%) .NET Framework
12 65 (12.38%) WPF
13 63 (12.00%) HTML5
13 63 (12.00%) RESTful
13 63 (12.00%) Spring
14 48 (9.14%) J2EE
15 46 (8.76%) Hibernate
16 39 (7.43%) Entity Framework
17 38 (7.24%) JSON
17 38 (7.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.52%) User Experience
3 20 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.29%) N-Tier
5 8 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.33%) Xbox
7 6 (1.14%) Blog
8 5 (0.95%) iPhone
8 5 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.76%) NHS
9 4 (0.76%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.76%) Social Media
9 4 (0.76%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.57%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.57%) iPad
10 3 (0.57%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.57%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.38%) Windows
2 25 (4.76%) Linux
3 22 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 21 (4.00%) Android
5 5 (0.95%) Mac OS
5 5 (0.95%) AIX
6 4 (0.76%) UNIX
6 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.38%) zOS
7 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (40.00%) MVC
3 130 (24.76%) OO
4 118 (22.48%) TDD
5 87 (16.57%) Scrum
6 65 (12.38%) Software Engineering
6 65 (12.38%) Web Development
7 62 (11.81%) OOP
8 58 (11.05%) E-Commerce
9 50 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 42 (8.00%) BDD
11 37 (7.05%) Unit Testing
12 36 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (5.52%) ETL
14 25 (4.76%) Project Management
14 25 (4.76%) SDLC
15 23 (4.38%) MVVM
16 20 (3.81%) SOA
17 19 (3.62%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 257 (48.95%) JavaScript
2 255 (48.57%) C#
3 144 (27.43%) SQL
4 136 (25.90%) Java
5 65 (12.38%) PHP
6 40 (7.62%) VB.NET
7 38 (7.24%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.29%) C++
8 12 (2.29%) Objective-C
9 8 (1.52%) C
10 6 (1.14%) VB
11 4 (0.76%) Ruby
12 3 (0.57%) XAML
12 3 (0.57%) Groovy
12 3 (0.57%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.57%) VC++
13 2 (0.38%) REXX
13 2 (0.38%) JCL
13 2 (0.38%) COBOL
13 2 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.19%) MCP
3 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.14%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) HL7
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) Puppet
1 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.90%) Zend
3 27 (5.14%) Oracle
4 11 (2.10%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.90%) Perforce
6 8 (1.52%) IBM
6 8 (1.52%) Google
7 6 (1.14%) Twitter
8 5 (0.95%) Facebook
8 5 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.95%) SAP
9 4 (0.76%) Adobe
9 4 (0.76%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.76%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.76%) hybris
10 3 (0.57%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.38%) Apple
11 2 (0.38%) Lotus
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.19%) Epicor
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