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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 208 246 229
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 27 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.13% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 23
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
5470 6116 6747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.63% 96.77% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4639 4988 5438
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 15 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Cheshire +47 12 £45,000 - 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) .NET
3 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
4 27 (41.54%) C#
5 26 (40.00%) MVC
6 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
7 22 (33.85%) CSS
7 22 (33.85%) Java
8 21 (32.31%) jQuery
9 20 (30.77%) TDD
10 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
10 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
11 18 (27.69%) HTML
11 18 (27.69%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
13 15 (23.08%) JSON
13 15 (23.08%) Scrum
14 14 (21.54%) XML
14 14 (21.54%) DevOps
15 13 (20.00%) BDD
15 13 (20.00%) PHP
15 13 (20.00%) Ruby
15 13 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
16 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
16 12 (18.46%) Entity Framework
16 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
16 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (16.92%) SOAP
17 11 (16.92%) Windows

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 8 (12.31%) JBoss
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) Mule
2 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.62%) Confluence
4 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.08%) WordPress
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 5 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (7.69%) PaaS
2 5 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 5 (7.69%) Hazelcast
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.08%) MySQL
6 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.69%) git-flow
3 5 (7.69%) Hudson
3 5 (7.69%) Maven
3 5 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.15%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) MSTest
4 4 (6.15%) Selenium
4 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.62%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.62%) JMeter
5 3 (4.62%) jMock
5 3 (4.62%) JUnit
5 3 (4.62%) Mockito
6 2 (3.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.54%) NUnit
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) CSS
3 21 (32.31%) jQuery
4 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
5 18 (27.69%) HTML
6 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
7 15 (23.08%) JSON
8 14 (21.54%) XML
9 13 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (18.46%) Entity Framework
11 11 (16.92%) SOAP
11 11 (16.92%) WCF
12 10 (15.38%) WPF
13 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (12.31%) RESTful
15 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
15 7 (10.77%) LINQ
15 7 (10.77%) Node.js
16 6 (9.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) MVC
3 20 (30.77%) TDD
4 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
5 15 (23.08%) Scrum
6 14 (21.54%) DevOps
7 13 (20.00%) BDD
8 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
8 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
9 11 (16.92%) Web Development
10 10 (15.38%) OO
11 9 (13.85%) SOA
12 8 (12.31%) Open Source
13 7 (10.77%) API Design
14 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (7.69%) Microservices
15 5 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
15 5 (7.69%) Test Scripting
15 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
2 27 (41.54%) C#
3 22 (33.85%) Java
4 13 (20.00%) PHP
4 13 (20.00%) Ruby
5 10 (15.38%) SQL
6 8 (12.31%) C
7 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.15%) Python
8 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.08%) PHP 5
9 2 (3.08%) R
9 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Google
2 5 (7.69%) webMethods
2 5 (7.69%) WSO2
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Telerik
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter
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