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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 198 214 218
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 43 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 30
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £45,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6749 6922 7197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.72% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5464 5920 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 24 July 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 July 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 +19 24 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Cheshire +6 10 £50,500 +34.66%
Lancashire +3 5 £38,500 -0.64%
Merseyside 0 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (66.67%) C#
2 45 (62.50%) .NET
3 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
4 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 27 (37.50%) OO
6 26 (36.11%) SQL
7 22 (30.56%) HTML
8 21 (29.17%) Java
8 21 (29.17%) MVC
8 21 (29.17%) WCF
9 20 (27.78%) Degree
10 19 (26.39%) Unit Testing
10 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
10 19 (26.39%) Windows
11 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
13 16 (22.22%) Finance
13 16 (22.22%) jQuery
14 15 (20.83%) Web Services
15 14 (19.44%) XML
15 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
16 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (18.06%) OOD
16 13 (18.06%) SOA
16 13 (18.06%) SOAP
16 13 (18.06%) Project Management
17 12 (16.67%) Oracle
17 12 (16.67%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.94%) Lync
3 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 2 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 2 (2.78%) GPRS
3 2 (2.78%) UMTS
4 1 (1.39%) Intranet
4 1 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.94%) MySQL
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.33%) JUnit
3 4 (5.56%) Maven
4 3 (4.17%) Subversion
4 3 (4.17%) JIRA
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.78%) StyleCop
5 2 (2.78%) NDepend
6 1 (1.39%) PhoneGap
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (62.50%) .NET
2 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 22 (30.56%) HTML
4 21 (29.17%) WCF
5 16 (22.22%) jQuery
6 15 (20.83%) Web Services
7 14 (19.44%) XML
8 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (18.06%) SOAP
9 12 (16.67%) J2EE
10 11 (15.28%) WPF
11 10 (13.89%) HTML5
11 10 (13.89%) CSS
11 10 (13.89%) JMS
12 9 (12.50%) Ajax
13 8 (11.11%) LINQ
13 8 (11.11%) WinForms
14 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
15 6 (8.33%) RESTful
15 6 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.56%) iSeries
1 4 (5.56%) AS400
2 3 (4.17%) NHS
2 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.17%) Informatics
3 1 (1.39%) W3C
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) Wiki
3 1 (1.39%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Android
3 6 (8.33%) UNIX
4 5 (6.94%) Linux
5 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.78%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) OO
2 21 (29.17%) MVC
3 19 (26.39%) Unit Testing
4 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
5 13 (18.06%) OOD
5 13 (18.06%) SOA
5 13 (18.06%) Project Management
6 11 (15.28%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) TDD
8 9 (12.50%) OOP
9 8 (11.11%) CRM
10 7 (9.72%) UML
10 7 (9.72%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.94%) Kanban
12 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) C#
2 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (36.11%) SQL
4 21 (29.17%) Java
5 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.33%) Delphi
6 6 (8.33%) PHP
7 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.56%) XPath
8 4 (5.56%) RPG
9 3 (4.17%) C++
10 2 (2.78%) Ruby
11 1 (1.39%) XAML
11 1 (1.39%) VB
11 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) MCP
2 5 (6.94%) CCNP
2 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.17%) Wonderware
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.78%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.78%) Embarcadero
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) Telerik
5 2 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) Siemens
6 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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