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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 202 213 248
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 42 40 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.58% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.61% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 13
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +5.58%
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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +20 29 £43,000 +1.17% 6
Cheshire 0 9 £37,500 -0.66% 2
Lancashire +7 3 £35,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (69.23%) C#
2 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
3 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
4 31 (47.69%) .NET
5 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (44.62%) Degree
7 28 (43.08%) HTML
8 25 (38.46%) CSS
8 25 (38.46%) OO
8 25 (38.46%) Unit Testing
9 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
10 22 (33.85%) Java
10 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
10 22 (33.85%) MVC
10 22 (33.85%) jQuery
11 20 (30.77%) Ajax
11 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
12 19 (29.23%) SQL
12 19 (29.23%) OOP
13 18 (27.69%) UML
13 18 (27.69%) J2EE
14 17 (26.15%) TDD
14 17 (26.15%) JMS
14 17 (26.15%) JUnit
14 17 (26.15%) Web Services
14 17 (26.15%) JSP
15 14 (21.54%) XML
15 14 (21.54%) WCF
16 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
16 12 (18.46%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.54%) Node.js
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.54%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) JUnit
2 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) Moq
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.54%) MSTest
5 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (15.38%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (47.69%) .NET
2 28 (43.08%) HTML
3 25 (38.46%) CSS
4 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
5 22 (33.85%) jQuery
6 20 (30.77%) Ajax
7 18 (27.69%) J2EE
8 17 (26.15%) JSP
8 17 (26.15%) Web Services
8 17 (26.15%) JMS
9 14 (21.54%) XML
9 14 (21.54%) WCF
10 9 (13.85%) SOAP
10 9 (13.85%) JSON
10 9 (13.85%) HTML5
11 8 (12.31%) LINQ
11 8 (12.31%) WinForms
12 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
13 5 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 25 (38.46%) OO
3 22 (33.85%) MVC
4 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 19 (29.23%) OOP
6 18 (27.69%) UML
7 17 (26.15%) TDD
8 9 (13.85%) Scrum
9 8 (12.31%) OOD
10 7 (10.77%) SOA
11 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.62%) MVVM
11 3 (4.62%) BDD
12 2 (3.08%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (3.08%) Project Management
12 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.08%) Product Management
13 1 (1.54%) Dependency Injection
13 1 (1.54%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) C#
2 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
3 22 (33.85%) Java
4 19 (29.23%) SQL
5 12 (18.46%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.23%) Delphi
8 3 (4.62%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Embarcadero
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter
4 1 (1.54%) Sybase
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £22,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Wigan
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
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