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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 207 246 207
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 41 14 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.21% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.22% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 51
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5965 6381 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.34% 96.95% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 5297 5801
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 19 £47,500 +26.66% 8
Cheshire +48 17 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Lancashire +7 5 £50,300 -16.16% 3
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 36 (59.02%) C#
2 35 (57.38%) .NET
3 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
5 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
6 27 (44.26%) MVC
7 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
8 21 (34.43%) CSS
9 20 (32.79%) Java
9 20 (32.79%) TDD
9 20 (32.79%) WPF
10 18 (29.51%) BDD
11 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
12 15 (24.59%) jQuery
12 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (22.95%) Mentoring
13 14 (22.95%) SQL
13 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
14 13 (21.31%) WCF
14 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
14 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
15 12 (19.67%) MVVM
15 12 (19.67%) Finance
15 12 (19.67%) HTML
16 10 (16.39%) Entity Framework
17 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (14.75%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (14.75%) PHP
18 8 (13.11%) SOAP
18 8 (13.11%) Windows

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 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.84%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.56%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.84%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.20%) JUnit
4 5 (8.20%) Selenium
5 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.56%) JIRA
6 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.92%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.92%) JMeter
6 3 (4.92%) jMock
6 3 (4.92%) Mockito
6 3 (4.92%) MSTest
6 3 (4.92%) NUnit
6 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.28%) Subversion
7 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) .NET
2 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
3 21 (34.43%) CSS
4 20 (32.79%) WPF
5 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
6 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (24.59%) jQuery
7 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
7 13 (21.31%) WCF
8 12 (19.67%) HTML
9 10 (16.39%) Entity Framework
10 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (13.11%) JSON
11 8 (13.11%) SOAP
12 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (11.48%) XML
13 6 (9.84%) REST
13 6 (9.84%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (9.84%) Web Services
14 5 (8.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) SCADA
5 1 (1.64%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (44.26%) MVC
3 20 (32.79%) TDD
4 18 (29.51%) BDD
5 14 (22.95%) Mentoring
6 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
7 12 (19.67%) MVVM
8 8 (13.11%) Scrum
8 8 (13.11%) Web Development
9 6 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.20%) OO
11 4 (6.56%) API Design
11 4 (6.56%) Coaching
11 4 (6.56%) DevOps
11 4 (6.56%) Kanban
11 4 (6.56%) Line Management
11 4 (6.56%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) C#
2 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
3 20 (32.79%) Java
4 14 (22.95%) SQL
5 9 (14.75%) PHP
6 7 (11.48%) Ruby
7 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.92%) Python
9 2 (3.28%) R
9 2 (3.28%) Scala
9 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.64%) C++
10 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.64%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.64%) VB
10 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) HND
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
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