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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 192 227 211
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 57 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.17% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.18% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 12 39
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
7038 6528 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 94.24% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5717 5624 6134
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 1 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 +20 41 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Cheshire -6 8 £55,250 +47.33% 1
Lancashire - 6 £38,500 - 1
Merseyside +7 2 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 59 (73.75%) C#
2 50 (62.50%) .NET
3 34 (42.50%) SQL Server
4 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET
4 31 (38.75%) WCF
5 29 (36.25%) OO
6 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (30.00%) Degree
9 22 (27.50%) OOD
10 21 (26.25%) SOA
10 21 (26.25%) Java
10 21 (26.25%) T-SQL
11 20 (25.00%) MVC
12 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
12 19 (23.75%) Web Services
12 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
13 18 (22.50%) Unit Testing
14 17 (21.25%) SQL
14 17 (21.25%) HTML
15 16 (20.00%) jQuery
16 15 (18.75%) SOAP
16 15 (18.75%) Windows
17 13 (16.25%) Project Management
17 13 (16.25%) Finance
17 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
18 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (15.00%) Scrum
18 12 (15.00%) XML
19 11 (13.75%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.25%) Lync
3 2 (2.50%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.50%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.25%) GPRS
3 1 (1.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.25%) MySQL
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.25%) Maven
2 5 (6.25%) JUnit
3 3 (3.75%) JIRA
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.50%) StyleCop
4 2 (2.50%) NDepend
4 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (62.50%) .NET
2 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET
2 31 (38.75%) WCF
3 19 (23.75%) Web Services
4 17 (21.25%) HTML
5 16 (20.00%) jQuery
6 15 (18.75%) SOAP
7 12 (15.00%) XML
8 11 (13.75%) LINQ
8 11 (13.75%) WPF
8 11 (13.75%) HTML5
9 10 (12.50%) RESTful
9 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (12.50%) WinForms
9 10 (12.50%) JMS
10 8 (10.00%) CSS
11 7 (8.75%) J2EE
12 6 (7.50%) Ajax
12 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
12 6 (7.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) iSeries
2 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.00%) AS400
3 3 (3.75%) Informatics
3 3 (3.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) W3C
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Android
3 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.25%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) OO
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.50%) OOD
4 21 (26.25%) SOA
5 20 (25.00%) MVC
6 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
7 18 (22.50%) Unit Testing
8 13 (16.25%) Project Management
9 12 (15.00%) Scrum
10 10 (12.50%) TDD
11 8 (10.00%) CRM
11 8 (10.00%) OOP
12 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.50%) UML
12 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
13 5 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.25%) Kanban
14 4 (5.00%) System Testing
14 4 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (73.75%) C#
2 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (26.25%) T-SQL
3 21 (26.25%) Java
4 17 (21.25%) SQL
5 10 (12.50%) Delphi
6 8 (10.00%) C++
7 6 (7.50%) PHP
8 5 (6.25%) RPG
8 5 (6.25%) XPath
8 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.25%) Scala
10 1 (1.25%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.25%) VB
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) MCP
2 5 (6.25%) CCNP
2 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) Wonderware
4 6 (7.50%) Embarcadero
5 5 (6.25%) Siemens
5 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.50%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) Telerik
7 1 (1.25%) Progress
7 1 (1.25%) Twitter
7 1 (1.25%) Apple
7 1 (1.25%) VMware
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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