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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 214 191 222
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 37 46 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.69% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.73% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 28
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
6552 6332 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.07% 94.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5420 5244 6112
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 £24,375 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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 +4 26 £43,000 +1.17% 8
Cheshire -5 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Lancashire 0 1 £35,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 44 (68.75%) C#
2 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 33 (51.56%) SQL Server
4 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (46.88%) Degree
6 28 (43.75%) .NET
7 26 (40.63%) HTML
8 24 (37.50%) CSS
8 24 (37.50%) OO
9 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
9 23 (35.94%) Unit Testing
10 22 (34.38%) Java
11 21 (32.81%) MVC
12 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
12 20 (31.25%) jQuery
13 19 (29.69%) Ajax
14 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
14 18 (28.13%) Web Services
14 18 (28.13%) SQL
14 18 (28.13%) OOP
15 17 (26.56%) UML
15 17 (26.56%) J2EE
16 16 (25.00%) JSP
16 16 (25.00%) JUnit
16 16 (25.00%) TDD
16 16 (25.00%) JMS
17 15 (23.44%) WCF
18 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
19 13 (20.31%) XML
20 11 (17.19%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (51.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) JUnit
2 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Moq
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.56%) MSTest
5 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (14.06%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) .NET
2 26 (40.63%) HTML
3 24 (37.50%) CSS
4 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 20 (31.25%) jQuery
5 19 (29.69%) Ajax
6 18 (28.13%) Web Services
7 17 (26.56%) J2EE
8 16 (25.00%) JSP
8 16 (25.00%) JMS
9 15 (23.44%) WCF
10 13 (20.31%) XML
11 10 (15.63%) SOAP
12 9 (14.06%) JSON
13 8 (12.50%) RESTful
13 8 (12.50%) HTML5
14 7 (10.94%) LINQ
14 7 (10.94%) WinForms
15 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
15 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) OO
3 23 (35.94%) Unit Testing
4 21 (32.81%) MVC
5 18 (28.13%) OOP
5 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 17 (26.56%) UML
7 16 (25.00%) TDD
8 11 (17.19%) SOA
9 10 (15.63%) OOD
10 8 (12.50%) Scrum
11 4 (6.25%) Project Management
12 3 (4.69%) MVVM
12 3 (4.69%) BDD
13 2 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
13 2 (3.13%) Product Management
13 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
13 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
14 1 (1.56%) Migration
14 1 (1.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) C#
2 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) Java
4 18 (28.13%) SQL
5 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.19%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.50%) Delphi
7 3 (4.69%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Embarcadero
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Sybase
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Siemens
4 1 (1.56%) Wonderware
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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