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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 212 221 178
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 32 29 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.42% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.43% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 60
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +30 29 £50,000 +16.27% 13
Merseyside - 3 £37,500 - 2
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) C#
3 24 (47.06%) .NET
4 23 (45.10%) MVC
5 22 (43.14%) HTML
5 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
5 22 (43.14%) CSS
5 22 (43.14%) Mentoring
6 19 (37.25%) TDD
6 19 (37.25%) Scrum
7 18 (35.29%) jQuery
8 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 17 (33.33%) DevOps
9 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
10 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (23.53%) Java
11 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
11 12 (23.53%) JSON
11 12 (23.53%) WCF
12 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
12 11 (21.57%) SOA
12 11 (21.57%) Entity Framework
13 10 (19.61%) SDLC
13 10 (19.61%) XML
13 10 (19.61%) OO
13 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
14 9 (17.65%) LINQ
14 9 (17.65%) QA
14 9 (17.65%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (15.69%) Apache
2 7 (13.73%) Mule
2 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.80%) Node.js
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon S3
1 7 (13.73%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (13.73%) PaaS
1 7 (13.73%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (13.73%) Couchbase
2 7 (13.73%) Hazelcast
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) MySQL
5 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.73%) git-flow
2 7 (13.73%) Hudson
2 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.73%) Maven
3 6 (11.76%) MSTest
3 6 (11.76%) Selenium
3 6 (11.76%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) CSS
2 22 (43.14%) HTML
3 18 (35.29%) jQuery
4 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 12 (23.53%) JSON
6 12 (23.53%) WCF
7 11 (21.57%) Entity Framework
8 10 (19.61%) XML
9 9 (17.65%) LINQ
10 7 (13.73%) Apache Camel
10 7 (13.73%) EDI
10 7 (13.73%) JMS
10 7 (13.73%) Middleware
10 7 (13.73%) Protocol Buffers
10 7 (13.73%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (13.73%) SOAP
10 7 (13.73%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Algorithms
1 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) MVC
3 22 (43.14%) Mentoring
4 19 (37.25%) Scrum
4 19 (37.25%) TDD
5 17 (33.33%) DevOps
6 11 (21.57%) SOA
6 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
7 10 (19.61%) OO
7 10 (19.61%) SDLC
7 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
8 8 (15.69%) BDD
8 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.69%) Kanban
8 8 (15.69%) Open Source
9 7 (13.73%) Data Modelling
9 7 (13.73%) Data Transformation
9 7 (13.73%) Microservices
9 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) Java
4 8 (15.69%) PHP
5 7 (13.73%) Ruby
6 6 (11.76%) C
6 6 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.88%) Python
9 2 (3.92%) Groovy
10 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Google
1 7 (13.73%) webMethods
1 7 (13.73%) WSO2
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) Telerik
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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