The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
England / North West
Rank 188 192 228
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 59 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.70% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 54 31 32
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
5782 5407 6655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 96.61% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 4541 5512
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,364 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the North West region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 52 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Lancashire - 4 £57,825 - 2
Cheshire +12 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 64 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (57.00%) JavaScript
3 46 (46.00%) Java
4 37 (37.00%) SQL
4 37 (37.00%) CSS
4 37 (37.00%) AngularJS
5 36 (36.00%) HTML
6 33 (33.00%) C#
6 33 (33.00%) MySQL
7 31 (31.00%) Node.js
8 28 (28.00%) .NET
9 27 (27.00%) PHP
10 26 (26.00%) Oracle
10 26 (26.00%) Laravel
10 26 (26.00%) HTML5
11 24 (24.00%) TDD
12 23 (23.00%) LAMP
12 23 (23.00%) Linux
12 23 (23.00%) iPad
13 22 (22.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (21.00%) Spring
15 20 (20.00%) Selenium
15 20 (20.00%) MVC
16 19 (19.00%) Degree
16 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
17 18 (18.00%) Java EE
18 17 (17.00%) WCF
18 17 (17.00%) Mathematics
18 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
18 17 (17.00%) Oracle ADF

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.00%) JBoss
1 9 (9.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.00%) Confluence
2 4 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.00%) Jetty
2 4 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.00%) WordPress
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) HTTP
1 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.00%) MySQL
2 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.00%) Big Data
7 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.00%) Couchbase
7 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.00%) Redis
7 4 (4.00%) Riak
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Selenium
2 14 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.00%) JUnit
5 6 (6.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.00%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.00%) JIRA
7 4 (4.00%) JMeter
7 4 (4.00%) jMock
7 4 (4.00%) Mockito
7 4 (4.00%) NUnit
8 3 (3.00%) Subversion
9 2 (2.00%) Maven
9 2 (2.00%) MSTest
10 1 (1.00%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.00%) Retail
2 6 (6.00%) Advertising
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.00%) AngularJS
1 37 (37.00%) CSS
2 36 (36.00%) HTML
3 31 (31.00%) Node.js
4 28 (28.00%) .NET
5 26 (26.00%) HTML5
5 26 (26.00%) Laravel
6 23 (23.00%) LAMP
7 21 (21.00%) Spring
8 18 (18.00%) Java EE
9 17 (17.00%) Oracle ADF
9 17 (17.00%) WCF
10 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET
11 11 (11.00%) SOAP
12 10 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (7.00%) J2EE
15 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (6.00%) Entity Framework
15 6 (6.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.00%) iPad
2 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.00%) SCADA
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) Blog
6 1 (1.00%) Kindle
6 1 (1.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) Android
2 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.00%) TDD
3 22 (22.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (20.00%) MVC
5 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (17.00%) Mathematics
6 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
7 14 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.00%) Scrum
8 11 (11.00%) OO
8 11 (11.00%) Web Development
9 9 (9.00%) SDLC
10 8 (8.00%) SOA
11 7 (7.00%) BDD
11 7 (7.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.00%) Kanban
12 6 (6.00%) Multithreading
12 6 (6.00%) Open Source
12 6 (6.00%) Software Architecture
12 6 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.00%) JavaScript
2 46 (46.00%) Java
3 37 (37.00%) SQL
4 33 (33.00%) C#
5 27 (27.00%) PHP
6 11 (11.00%) Python
7 7 (7.00%) Ruby
8 6 (6.00%) Clojure
8 6 (6.00%) Scala
8 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.00%) Perl
10 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.00%) Go
10 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.00%) PHP 5
12 2 (2.00%) C++
12 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Ansible
1 4 (4.00%) Kibana
1 4 (4.00%) logstash
1 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.00%) Puppet
1 4 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (26.00%) Oracle
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.00%) Cadence
3 4 (4.00%) HP
4 3 (3.00%) Zend
5 2 (2.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.00%) IBM Sterling
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