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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 221 218 209
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 42 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.35% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.37% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 40
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,150
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
7087 6412 6868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.47% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5970 5501 5910
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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 +21 37 £42,500 - 9
Lancashire - 4 £36,250 - 1
Cheshire -18 1 - -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (72.94%) C#
2 49 (57.65%) .NET
3 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 34 (40.00%) WCF
6 32 (37.65%) JavaScript
6 32 (37.65%) ASP.NET
6 32 (37.65%) Degree
7 31 (36.47%) OO
8 26 (30.59%) OOD
9 25 (29.41%) T-SQL
10 24 (28.24%) Java
10 24 (28.24%) Web Services
11 23 (27.06%) SOA
11 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
11 23 (27.06%) MVC
11 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
12 21 (24.71%) Unit Testing
13 19 (22.35%) SOAP
13 19 (22.35%) SQL
13 19 (22.35%) HTML
14 17 (20.00%) jQuery
15 15 (17.65%) HTML5
15 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
15 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
16 14 (16.47%) JMS
16 14 (16.47%) Delphi
16 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (16.47%) RESTful
17 13 (15.29%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.88%) Lync
3 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
3 2 (2.35%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.88%) MySQL
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.59%) JUnit
2 9 (10.59%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.24%) Maven
4 4 (4.71%) JIRA
5 3 (3.53%) Subversion
5 3 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.35%) StyleCop
6 2 (2.35%) NDepend
6 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.18%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (12.94%) Retail
2 10 (11.76%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (57.65%) .NET
2 34 (40.00%) WCF
3 32 (37.65%) ASP.NET
4 24 (28.24%) Web Services
5 19 (22.35%) HTML
5 19 (22.35%) SOAP
6 17 (20.00%) jQuery
7 15 (17.65%) HTML5
8 14 (16.47%) RESTful
8 14 (16.47%) JMS
9 12 (14.12%) CSS
10 11 (12.94%) XML
10 11 (12.94%) Ajax
11 10 (11.76%) LINQ
12 9 (10.59%) WPF
12 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (10.59%) WinForms
12 9 (10.59%) JSP
12 9 (10.59%) J2EE
13 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) iSeries
2 4 (4.71%) AS400
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) W3C
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Android
3 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) OO
3 26 (30.59%) OOD
4 23 (27.06%) SOA
4 23 (27.06%) MVC
4 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
5 21 (24.71%) Unit Testing
6 13 (15.29%) Scrum
7 12 (14.12%) OOP
8 11 (12.94%) TDD
9 10 (11.76%) UML
10 9 (10.59%) Project Management
10 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.41%) CRM
12 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
13 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
13 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.88%) Kanban
14 5 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (4.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.94%) C#
2 32 (37.65%) JavaScript
3 25 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 24 (28.24%) Java
5 19 (22.35%) SQL
6 14 (16.47%) Delphi
7 8 (9.41%) C++
8 5 (5.88%) PHP
8 5 (5.88%) RPG
8 5 (5.88%) XPath
8 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.71%) Ruby
10 2 (2.35%) VB
10 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.18%) Scala
11 1 (1.18%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 32 (37.65%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) MCP
2 5 (5.88%) CCNP
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) Embarcadero
3 9 (10.59%) Oracle
3 9 (10.59%) Wonderware
4 5 (5.88%) Siemens
4 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
6 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.35%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.35%) Twitter
6 2 (2.35%) Telerik
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.18%) Progress
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
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