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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 211 230 214
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 50 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.20% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.22% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44 14 38
Average salary £40,500 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.53% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +11.87%
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +39 42 £41,000 +13.88% 8
Cheshire -9 4 £45,250 +16.77% 1
Lancashire - 4 £38,000 - 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (74.36%) C#
2 48 (61.54%) .NET
3 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
5 32 (41.03%) WCF
6 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
8 26 (33.33%) OO
9 25 (32.05%) Degree
10 24 (30.77%) OOD
11 23 (29.49%) SOA
12 22 (28.21%) T-SQL
13 21 (26.92%) Web Services
14 20 (25.64%) Java
14 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
15 19 (24.36%) MVC
16 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
17 17 (21.79%) SQL
18 16 (20.51%) SOAP
18 16 (20.51%) Unit Testing
19 15 (19.23%) jQuery
19 15 (19.23%) HTML
20 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
21 13 (16.67%) Windows
21 13 (16.67%) Project Management
22 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
22 12 (15.38%) Delphi
22 12 (15.38%) Finance
22 12 (15.38%) Scrum
22 12 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.41%) Lync
3 2 (2.56%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.41%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.69%) Maven
4 4 (5.13%) JUnit
5 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 3 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.56%) StyleCop
6 2 (2.56%) NDepend
7 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.28%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Retail
3 5 (6.41%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (61.54%) .NET
2 32 (41.03%) WCF
3 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 21 (26.92%) Web Services
5 16 (20.51%) SOAP
6 15 (19.23%) HTML
6 15 (19.23%) jQuery
7 12 (15.38%) RESTful
8 11 (14.10%) HTML5
9 10 (12.82%) LINQ
9 10 (12.82%) XML
10 9 (11.54%) JMS
10 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (11.54%) WPF
10 9 (11.54%) WinForms
11 8 (10.26%) CSS
12 6 (7.69%) Spring
13 5 (6.41%) Ajax
13 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
13 5 (6.41%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) iSeries
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) AS400
3 3 (3.85%) Informatics
3 3 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) W3C
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Android
3 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) OO
3 24 (30.77%) OOD
4 23 (29.49%) SOA
5 19 (24.36%) MVC
6 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 16 (20.51%) Unit Testing
8 13 (16.67%) Project Management
9 12 (15.38%) Scrum
10 10 (12.82%) TDD
11 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.26%) CRM
13 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 6 (7.69%) OOP
13 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
14 5 (6.41%) UML
14 5 (6.41%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (6.41%) Kanban
15 4 (5.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (74.36%) C#
2 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
3 22 (28.21%) T-SQL
4 20 (25.64%) Java
5 17 (21.79%) SQL
6 12 (15.38%) Delphi
7 8 (10.26%) C++
8 6 (7.69%) PHP
9 5 (6.41%) RPG
9 5 (6.41%) XPath
9 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.13%) Ruby
11 1 (1.28%) Scala
11 1 (1.28%) RPG IV
11 1 (1.28%) VB
11 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) MCP
2 5 (6.41%) CCNP
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle
3 9 (11.54%) Wonderware
4 8 (10.26%) Embarcadero
5 5 (6.41%) Siemens
5 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.56%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 2 (2.56%) Telerik
7 1 (1.28%) Progress
7 1 (1.28%) Twitter
7 1 (1.28%) VMware
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