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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 204 231 235
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 28 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 28
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,625 £34,650 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5471 6204 6932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.65% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4642 4947 5573
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +13 24 £50,000 +16.27% 5
Cheshire +27 4 £39,250 -7.64% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) C#
3 26 (46.43%) .NET
3 26 (46.43%) MVC
4 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 25 (44.64%) CSS
5 24 (42.86%) HTML
5 24 (42.86%) Scrum
6 22 (39.29%) jQuery
6 22 (39.29%) Mentoring
7 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 19 (33.93%) DevOps
9 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
9 18 (32.14%) .NET Framework
10 17 (30.36%) TDD
11 16 (28.57%) Java
12 15 (26.79%) Entity Framework
13 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (23.21%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (23.21%) LINQ
14 13 (23.21%) JSON
14 13 (23.21%) XML
15 12 (21.43%) WCF
16 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
16 11 (19.64%) SQL
16 11 (19.64%) Windows
17 10 (17.86%) SOA
17 10 (17.86%) OO
17 10 (17.86%) Web Development
17 10 (17.86%) Kanban

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 7 (12.50%) Mule
1 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.71%) Node.js
3 5 (8.93%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) CMS
4 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 7 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (12.50%) PaaS
1 7 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (12.50%) Couchbase
2 7 (12.50%) Hazelcast
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) MSTest
2 8 (14.29%) Selenium
2 8 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 7 (12.50%) git-flow
3 7 (12.50%) Hudson
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.50%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 25 (44.64%) CSS
3 24 (42.86%) HTML
4 22 (39.29%) jQuery
5 18 (32.14%) .NET Framework
5 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 15 (26.79%) Entity Framework
7 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (23.21%) JSON
8 13 (23.21%) LINQ
8 13 (23.21%) XML
9 12 (21.43%) WCF
10 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (16.07%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 8 (14.29%) WF
12 7 (12.50%) EDI
12 7 (12.50%) JMS
12 7 (12.50%) Middleware
12 7 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) MVC
3 24 (42.86%) Scrum
4 22 (39.29%) Mentoring
5 19 (33.93%) DevOps
6 17 (30.36%) TDD
7 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
8 10 (17.86%) Kanban
8 10 (17.86%) OO
8 10 (17.86%) SOA
8 10 (17.86%) Web Development
9 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (14.29%) Open Source
9 8 (14.29%) Pair Programming
9 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.29%) Workflow
10 7 (12.50%) BDD
10 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.50%) Data Transformation
10 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) C#
2 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.57%) Java
4 11 (19.64%) SQL
5 9 (16.07%) PHP
5 9 (16.07%) Ruby
6 8 (14.29%) C
7 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.57%) PHP 5
8 2 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Google
2 7 (12.50%) webMethods
2 7 (12.50%) WSO2
3 1 (1.79%) Telerik
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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