The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 227 245 192
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 29 9 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.12% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.13% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 36
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Developer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 13 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Cheshire +6 10 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Lancashire +8 3 £35,000 -
Merseyside -11 3 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 48 (54.55%) C#
1 48 (54.55%) .NET
2 39 (44.32%) Java
2 39 (44.32%) OO
3 37 (42.05%) SQL
3 37 (42.05%) Software Engineering
4 36 (40.91%) J2EE
5 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
6 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 30 (34.09%) Windows
8 28 (31.82%) HTML
9 27 (30.68%) Degree
10 23 (26.14%) Ajax
11 22 (25.00%) WPF
12 21 (23.86%) Oracle
13 20 (22.73%) OOP
14 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET
14 19 (21.59%) JSP
14 19 (21.59%) WCF
15 18 (20.45%) Unit Testing
15 18 (20.45%) Relational Database
15 18 (20.45%) Finance
16 17 (19.32%) Scrum
16 17 (19.32%) UNIX
16 17 (19.32%) UML
16 17 (19.32%) JUnit
16 17 (19.32%) JMS
16 17 (19.32%) Silverlight
17 16 (18.18%) MVC
17 16 (18.18%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) GPRS
1 4 (4.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.41%) MySQL
7 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.27%) SQLite
9 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) JUnit
2 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.27%) Log4Net
4 1 (1.14%) NUnit
4 1 (1.14%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.14%) Moq
4 1 (1.14%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (54.55%) .NET
2 36 (40.91%) J2EE
3 28 (31.82%) HTML
4 23 (26.14%) Ajax
5 22 (25.00%) WPF
6 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET
6 19 (21.59%) JSP
6 19 (21.59%) WCF
7 17 (19.32%) JMS
7 17 (19.32%) Silverlight
8 15 (17.05%) Web Services
9 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (13.64%) XML
10 12 (13.64%) SOAP
11 11 (12.50%) CSS
12 10 (11.36%) jQuery
12 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (11.36%) WinForms
13 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
14 5 (5.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.14%) PDA
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) CUDA
4 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.14%) GPGPU
4 1 (1.14%) Open Source
4 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) UNIX
3 6 (6.82%) Android
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.55%) Windows CE
5 4 (4.55%) Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) OO
2 37 (42.05%) Software Engineering
3 20 (22.73%) OOP
4 18 (20.45%) Unit Testing
5 17 (19.32%) Scrum
5 17 (19.32%) UML
6 16 (18.18%) MVC
6 16 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 15 (17.05%) OOA/OOD
7 15 (17.05%) Project Management
8 13 (14.77%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.23%) TDD
11 5 (5.68%) Pair Programming
11 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.55%) MVVM
12 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
13 2 (2.27%) Electronic Trading
13 2 (2.27%) Portfolio Management
13 2 (2.27%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) C#
2 39 (44.32%) Java
3 37 (42.05%) SQL
4 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.77%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.68%) XAML
6 5 (5.68%) C++
7 3 (3.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.27%) VB
8 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Oracle
2 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Apple
4 2 (2.27%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.27%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.14%) Sybase
5 1 (1.14%) Xamarin
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