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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 218 188 216
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 24 52 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.79% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.83% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 54
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
6459 6300 7627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 95.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 5297 6628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 -9 18 £43,000 +1.17% 12
Cheshire -14 5 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Lancashire -9 1 £35,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 47 (69.12%) C#
2 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) Degree
3 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
4 29 (42.65%) .NET
4 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
4 29 (42.65%) OO
5 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 24 (35.29%) Java
6 23 (33.82%) HTML
7 22 (32.35%) WCF
7 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
8 20 (29.41%) MVC
9 19 (27.94%) CSS
9 19 (27.94%) Web Services
10 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
10 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
10 18 (26.47%) jQuery
11 17 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 17 (25.00%) Ajax
12 16 (23.53%) JMS
12 16 (23.53%) OOD
12 16 (23.53%) UML
12 16 (23.53%) OOP
12 16 (23.53%) J2EE
13 15 (22.06%) SOAP
13 15 (22.06%) JSP
13 15 (22.06%) JUnit
13 15 (22.06%) SOA
14 13 (19.12%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.47%) Node.js
2 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) JUnit
2 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) Maven
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.94%) Moq
5 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) MSTest
General
1 9 (13.24%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) .NET
2 23 (33.82%) HTML
3 22 (32.35%) WCF
4 19 (27.94%) Web Services
4 19 (27.94%) CSS
5 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
5 18 (26.47%) jQuery
6 17 (25.00%) Ajax
7 16 (23.53%) J2EE
7 16 (23.53%) JMS
8 15 (22.06%) JSP
8 15 (22.06%) SOAP
9 11 (16.18%) RESTful
10 9 (13.24%) XML
10 9 (13.24%) HTML5
11 6 (8.82%) JSON
11 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
12 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (7.35%) WinForms
12 5 (7.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.47%) iSeries
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
2 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) OO
3 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 20 (29.41%) MVC
5 17 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 16 (23.53%) OOD
6 16 (23.53%) UML
6 16 (23.53%) OOP
7 15 (22.06%) SOA
8 12 (17.65%) TDD
9 7 (10.29%) Scrum
10 6 (8.82%) Project Management
11 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.88%) BDD
12 3 (4.41%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.94%) Change Control
14 1 (1.47%) Agile Project Management
14 1 (1.47%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) C#
2 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
3 24 (35.29%) Java
4 13 (19.12%) T-SQL
5 12 (17.65%) SQL
6 11 (16.18%) Delphi
7 5 (7.35%) C++
8 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.94%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby
10 1 (1.47%) XPath
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
10 1 (1.47%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.47%) VB6
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) Embarcadero
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle
4 6 (8.82%) Wonderware
5 4 (5.88%) Siemens
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Sybase
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Progress
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.47%) Twitter
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