The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 233 195 207
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 27 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.75% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 56
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software 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
7099 6628 7427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.62% 95.07% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6090 5648 6527
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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 -13 24 £42,500 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 -
Cheshire -22 1 - - 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 59 (71.08%) C#
2 46 (55.42%) .NET
3 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (40.96%) OO
5 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
6 30 (36.14%) WCF
7 29 (34.94%) Degree
7 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
8 28 (33.73%) ASP.NET
9 26 (31.33%) Java
10 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
11 23 (27.71%) MVC
12 22 (26.51%) OOD
12 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
13 21 (25.30%) HTML
13 21 (25.30%) Web Services
14 18 (21.69%) Unit Testing
14 18 (21.69%) T-SQL
14 18 (21.69%) SOA
15 17 (20.48%) SQL
16 16 (19.28%) Windows
17 15 (18.07%) JMS
17 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
17 15 (18.07%) Relational Database
18 14 (16.87%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (16.87%) HTML5
18 14 (16.87%) SOAP
18 14 (16.87%) CSS
18 14 (16.87%) Retail
19 13 (15.66%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
1 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.20%) Lync
4 1 (1.20%) Node.js
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) Relational Database
3 12 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.20%) DB2
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.05%) JUnit
3 7 (8.43%) Maven
4 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.41%) Subversion
6 2 (2.41%) StyleCop
6 2 (2.41%) NDepend
6 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.20%) MSTest
General
1 14 (16.87%) Retail
2 9 (10.84%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (55.42%) .NET
2 30 (36.14%) WCF
3 28 (33.73%) ASP.NET
4 21 (25.30%) HTML
4 21 (25.30%) Web Services
5 15 (18.07%) JMS
6 14 (16.87%) SOAP
6 14 (16.87%) CSS
6 14 (16.87%) HTML5
7 12 (14.46%) jQuery
7 12 (14.46%) Ajax
7 12 (14.46%) XML
8 11 (13.25%) J2EE
9 10 (12.05%) JSP
9 10 (12.05%) RESTful
10 9 (10.84%) WinForms
10 9 (10.84%) WPF
10 9 (10.84%) LINQ
11 7 (8.43%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.82%) iSeries
3 3 (3.61%) AS400
4 1 (1.20%) W3C
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Linux
3 5 (6.02%) Android
3 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.96%) OO
3 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
4 23 (27.71%) MVC
5 22 (26.51%) OOD
6 18 (21.69%) SOA
6 18 (21.69%) Unit Testing
7 13 (15.66%) OOP
8 12 (14.46%) UML
9 11 (13.25%) TDD
10 9 (10.84%) Scrum
10 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.64%) Project Management
11 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
13 4 (4.82%) ERP
13 4 (4.82%) CRM
13 4 (4.82%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (4.82%) Change Control
14 3 (3.61%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.08%) C#
2 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
3 26 (31.33%) Java
4 18 (21.69%) T-SQL
5 17 (20.48%) SQL
6 10 (12.05%) Delphi
7 8 (9.64%) C++
8 5 (6.02%) XPath
9 4 (4.82%) RPG
9 4 (4.82%) Ruby
10 2 (2.41%) PHP
10 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.20%) VB
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) Scala
11 1 (1.20%) RPG IV
11 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) MCP
2 1 (1.20%) CCNP
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 10 (12.05%) Embarcadero
4 9 (10.84%) Wonderware
5 5 (6.02%) Siemens
5 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.61%) SAP
7 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.41%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.41%) Twitter
7 2 (2.41%) Telerik
8 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.20%) Progress
8 1 (1.20%) Sybase
8 1 (1.20%) VMware
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