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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 216 222 244
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 28 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 10
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £35,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
6097 6707 7078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.51% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 5411 5954
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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 +7 19 £43,000 +1.17% 3
Cheshire +2 7 £42,500 +11.84%
Lancashire 0 2 £37,500 +19.04%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 41 (75.93%) C#
2 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 29 (53.70%) .NET
4 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
5 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (42.59%) Degree
7 22 (40.74%) HTML
8 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
8 21 (38.89%) Unit Testing
9 20 (37.04%) OO
9 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
10 19 (35.19%) MVC
10 19 (35.19%) CSS
11 18 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 18 (33.33%) jQuery
12 16 (29.63%) Java
13 15 (27.78%) SQL
14 14 (25.93%) Web Services
14 14 (25.93%) UML
14 14 (25.93%) OOP
14 14 (25.93%) Ajax
14 14 (25.93%) TDD
15 13 (24.07%) JSP
15 13 (24.07%) JMS
15 13 (24.07%) J2EE
15 13 (24.07%) VB.NET
15 13 (24.07%) JUnit
15 13 (24.07%) WCF
16 12 (22.22%) XML
17 11 (20.37%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.85%) Node.js
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) JUnit
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Moq
5 1 (1.85%) MSTest
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) .NET
2 22 (40.74%) HTML
3 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 19 (35.19%) CSS
5 18 (33.33%) jQuery
6 14 (25.93%) Web Services
6 14 (25.93%) Ajax
7 13 (24.07%) JSP
7 13 (24.07%) JMS
7 13 (24.07%) J2EE
7 13 (24.07%) WCF
8 12 (22.22%) XML
9 10 (18.52%) WinForms
10 8 (14.81%) JSON
10 8 (14.81%) LINQ
11 6 (11.11%) SOAP
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (9.26%) HTML5
12 5 (9.26%) WPF
13 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 20 (37.04%) OO
4 19 (35.19%) MVC
5 18 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 14 (25.93%) UML
6 14 (25.93%) OOP
6 14 (25.93%) TDD
7 9 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) OOD
9 5 (9.26%) MVVM
9 5 (9.26%) SOA
10 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.70%) Project Management
11 2 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (3.70%) BDD
11 2 (3.70%) Product Management
12 1 (1.85%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (1.85%) Software Architecture
12 1 (1.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) C#
2 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.63%) Java
4 15 (27.78%) SQL
5 13 (24.07%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.41%) Delphi
7 2 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Embarcadero
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