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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 67 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 242 383 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.92% 5.59% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 5.87% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 213 357 301
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 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
5860 6524 6871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.02% 95.23% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4703 5272 5823
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 £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 191 £42,500 - 50
Cheshire -52 28 £43,750 +2.94% 21
Lancashire -4 13 £40,000 - 3
Merseyside -18 7 £38,750 +0.64% 2
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 312 (54.74%) C#
2 307 (53.86%) JavaScript
3 306 (53.68%) .NET
4 294 (51.58%) HTML
5 287 (50.35%) CSS
6 263 (46.14%) Agile Software Development
7 242 (42.46%) ASP.NET
8 241 (42.28%) MVC
9 232 (40.70%) SQL Server
10 193 (33.86%) SQL
11 176 (30.88%) jQuery
12 140 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 136 (23.86%) OO
14 130 (22.81%) Java
15 122 (21.40%) Web Services
16 112 (19.65%) TDD
17 100 (17.54%) WCF
17 100 (17.54%) Scrum
17 100 (17.54%) OOP
18 95 (16.67%) Degree
19 94 (16.49%) HTML5
20 88 (15.44%) PHP
21 85 (14.91%) XML
22 84 (14.74%) Microsoft
23 83 (14.56%) MySQL
24 82 (14.39%) .NET Framework
25 77 (13.51%) VB.NET
26 76 (13.33%) Web Development
27 70 (12.28%) Mentoring
28 69 (12.11%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 35 (6.14%) SharePoint
1 35 (6.14%) Node.js
2 17 (2.98%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.81%) IIS
4 14 (2.46%) Apache
5 13 (2.28%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.11%) Umbraco
6 12 (2.11%) WordPress
6 12 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.58%) CMS
8 8 (1.40%) Drupal
9 7 (1.23%) JBoss
9 7 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.05%) FileNet
11 5 (0.88%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.88%) Confluence
12 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.35%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (4.56%) Magento
2 6 (1.05%) Exstream
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.35%) Yammer
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.23%) Internet
2 5 (0.88%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) GPRS
3 2 (0.35%) UMTS
3 2 (0.35%) Wireless
3 2 (0.35%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (40.70%) SQL Server
2 83 (14.56%) MySQL
3 43 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (5.79%) NoSQL
7 25 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 24 (4.21%) MongoDB
9 23 (4.04%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.46%) Big Data
12 13 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.93%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (1.23%) RavenDB
17 4 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
17 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
18 3 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 39 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (6.49%) Subversion
4 36 (6.32%) Visual Studio
5 19 (3.33%) NUnit
6 18 (3.16%) JUnit
6 18 (3.16%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.63%) Mercurial
8 11 (1.93%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (1.75%) JIRA
10 8 (1.40%) Ant
11 6 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.05%) Moq
12 5 (0.88%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.88%) Grunt
12 5 (0.88%) PhpStorm
13 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.53%) Maven
13 3 (0.53%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 33 (5.79%) Finance
2 18 (3.16%) Telecoms
2 18 (3.16%) Retail
3 15 (2.63%) Games
4 14 (2.46%) Billing
5 6 (1.05%) Automotive
6 5 (0.88%) Law
6 5 (0.88%) Banking
6 5 (0.88%) Marketing
7 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.53%) Legal
8 3 (0.53%) iGaming
8 3 (0.53%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.35%) Electronics
9 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (53.68%) .NET
2 294 (51.58%) HTML
3 287 (50.35%) CSS
4 242 (42.46%) ASP.NET
5 176 (30.88%) jQuery
6 140 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 122 (21.40%) Web Services
8 100 (17.54%) WCF
9 94 (16.49%) HTML5
10 85 (14.91%) XML
11 82 (14.39%) .NET Framework
12 57 (10.00%) CSS3
13 53 (9.30%) WPF
14 52 (9.12%) AngularJS
15 48 (8.42%) JSON
15 48 (8.42%) Ajax
15 48 (8.42%) Entity Framework
16 47 (8.25%) SOAP
17 43 (7.54%) J2EE
18 37 (6.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.32%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 29 (5.09%) User Experience
4 23 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 11 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.75%) iPhone
8 9 (1.58%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.40%) W3C
10 7 (1.23%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.88%) Interactive TV
11 5 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.70%) Animation
13 3 (0.53%) Physics
13 3 (0.53%) NHS
13 3 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.53%) Online Games
13 3 (0.53%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.53%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.75%) Linux
2 40 (7.02%) Windows
3 37 (6.49%) Android
4 30 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.46%) UNIX
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (46.14%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (42.28%) MVC
3 136 (23.86%) OO
4 112 (19.65%) TDD
5 100 (17.54%) Scrum
5 100 (17.54%) OOP
6 76 (13.33%) Web Development
7 70 (12.28%) Mentoring
8 69 (12.11%) Software Engineering
9 68 (11.93%) Unit Testing
10 62 (10.88%) E-Commerce
11 40 (7.02%) BDD
12 31 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (5.44%) Project Management
13 27 (4.74%) SDLC
14 25 (4.39%) iOS Development
14 25 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (4.21%) SOA
15 24 (4.21%) Mobile Development
16 23 (4.04%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 312 (54.74%) C#
2 307 (53.86%) JavaScript
3 193 (33.86%) SQL
4 130 (22.81%) Java
5 88 (15.44%) PHP
6 77 (13.51%) VB.NET
7 38 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 24 (4.21%) C++
9 18 (3.16%) VB
10 11 (1.93%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.93%) C
10 11 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.75%) PHP5
12 9 (1.58%) VB6
13 5 (0.88%) Scala
14 4 (0.70%) Delphi
15 3 (0.53%) VC++
15 3 (0.53%) X++
16 2 (0.35%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 95 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.18%) OCA
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.18%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) MCP
5 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.88%) SLA
1 5 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Vendors
1 84 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.05%) Oracle
3 23 (4.04%) Zend
4 11 (1.93%) IBM
5 9 (1.58%) Informatica
6 6 (1.05%) HP
6 6 (1.05%) Software AG
6 6 (1.05%) webMethods
7 5 (0.88%) Perforce
8 4 (0.70%) Hitachi
8 4 (0.70%) SAP
8 4 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.70%) Twitter
8 4 (0.70%) Google
9 3 (0.53%) Talend
9 3 (0.53%) hybris
9 3 (0.53%) Facebook
9 3 (0.53%) Adobe
9 3 (0.53%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.53%) Embarcadero
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