The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 480 329 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.29% 34.16% 30.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.93% 35.45% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 423 307 432
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1374 928 1658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.28% 96.37% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 812 1322
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cheshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Developer in Cheshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cheshire

Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington -1 128 £40,000 - 11
Chester -1 57 £37,500 +27.11% 17
Crewe +2 55 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Knutsford -8 50 £27,750 -36.57% 7
Wilmslow -3 40 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Runcorn 0 39 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Ellesmere Port - 24 £45,000 - 1
Macclesfield 0 21 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Northwich +9 12 £35,000 -5.40% 3
Winsford +1 2 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Congleton - 2 £35,000 - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £35,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £28,500 - 2
Sandbach - 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £37,500 -
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 518 (57.62%) C#
2 511 (56.84%) .NET
3 405 (45.05%) SQL Server
4 369 (41.05%) MVC
5 360 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
6 336 (37.37%) ASP.NET
7 320 (35.60%) SQL
8 308 (34.26%) HTML
9 302 (33.59%) JavaScript
10 225 (25.03%) CSS
11 217 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 216 (24.03%) TDD
13 194 (21.58%) jQuery
14 178 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 166 (18.46%) AngularJS
16 158 (17.58%) Finance
17 157 (17.46%) Java
18 137 (15.24%) Web Services
19 133 (14.79%) Web Development
20 127 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
21 116 (12.90%) RESTful
22 115 (12.79%) Git (software)
22 115 (12.79%) OO
23 105 (11.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 104 (11.57%) SQL Server 2014
25 97 (10.79%) .NET Framework
26 95 (10.57%) Web Application Development
27 94 (10.46%) HTML5
28 93 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 91 (10.12%) WPF

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 31 (3.45%) CMS
2 27 (3.00%) WordPress
3 26 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (2.78%) Apache
5 18 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.89%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.45%) Drupal
7 13 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.11%) nginx
8 10 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.00%) NServiceBus
10 6 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.56%) IIS
11 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.33%) Confluence
13 3 (0.33%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.89%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.33%) Magento
2 11 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.56%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.22%) BASE24
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.22%) Shopify
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) HFM
7 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (4.45%) SaaS
3 21 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.11%) Google Play
5 9 (1.00%) GitHub
6 4 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.44%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.44%) Trello
7 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.33%) Office 365
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.22%) PaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Force.com
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.11%) Internet
2 11 (1.22%) Wireless
3 6 (0.67%) HTTP
4 4 (0.44%) Intranet
5 2 (0.22%) SSH
6 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) Firewall
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) LAN
6 1 (0.11%) RFID
6 1 (0.11%) SMS
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (45.05%) SQL Server
2 104 (11.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 90 (10.01%) MySQL
4 77 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (5.12%) MongoDB
8 44 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
9 40 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (4.12%) NoSQL
11 34 (3.78%) SQL Server 2016
12 30 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (2.78%) Relational Database
14 21 (2.34%) Power BI
15 15 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (1.45%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (0.78%) DB2
17 7 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 115 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 73 (8.12%) Visual Studio
3 45 (5.01%) Subversion
4 32 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (3.11%) TeamCity
6 24 (2.67%) JIRA
6 24 (2.67%) Selenium
7 21 (2.34%) JUnit
8 18 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.89%) Jenkins
10 16 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 14 (1.56%) SonarQube
12 13 (1.45%) NUnit
13 12 (1.33%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.33%) Maven
14 10 (1.11%) FxCop
15 8 (0.89%) Gradle
15 8 (0.89%) MSTest
15 8 (0.89%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.89%) StyleCop
General
1 158 (17.58%) Finance
2 34 (3.78%) Banking
3 29 (3.23%) Marketing
4 26 (2.89%) Retail
5 21 (2.34%) Games
6 20 (2.22%) Advertising
7 11 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.11%) Back Office
9 9 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.67%) Automotive
12 5 (0.56%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.56%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.22%) Billing
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Electronics
15 1 (0.11%) Law
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (56.84%) .NET
2 336 (37.37%) ASP.NET
3 308 (34.26%) HTML
4 225 (25.03%) CSS
5 194 (21.58%) jQuery
6 178 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 166 (18.46%) AngularJS
8 137 (15.24%) Web Services
9 127 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 116 (12.90%) RESTful
11 105 (11.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 97 (10.79%) .NET Framework
13 94 (10.46%) HTML5
14 93 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 91 (10.12%) WPF
16 90 (10.01%) Spring
17 80 (8.90%) Node.js
18 69 (7.68%) CSS3
18 69 (7.68%) XML
19 65 (7.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 46 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.67%) User Experience
4 29 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.00%) iPad
6 26 (2.89%) N-Tier
7 22 (2.45%) Fintech
8 15 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.33%) Social Media
10 10 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.11%) iPhone
11 8 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
13 6 (0.67%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.56%) FMCG
14 5 (0.56%) Life Science
14 5 (0.56%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.56%) PMI
15 4 (0.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 68 (7.56%) Linux
1 68 (7.56%) Windows
2 35 (3.89%) Android
3 33 (3.67%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.67%) Mac OS
5 13 (1.45%) Unix
6 5 (0.56%) Debian
7 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.22%) CentOS
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (41.05%) MVC
2 360 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (24.03%) TDD
4 133 (14.79%) Web Development
5 115 (12.79%) OO
6 95 (10.57%) Web Application Development
7 90 (10.01%) Dependency Injection
8 87 (9.68%) BDD
9 75 (8.34%) SDLC
10 72 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
10 72 (8.01%) Unit Testing
11 71 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (7.12%) Scrum
13 58 (6.45%) SOLID
14 44 (4.89%) Software Engineering
15 43 (4.78%) OOP
16 41 (4.56%) Test Automation
17 39 (4.34%) E-Commerce
18 37 (4.12%) Kanban
19 34 (3.78%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 518 (57.62%) C#
2 320 (35.60%) SQL
3 302 (33.59%) JavaScript
4 157 (17.46%) Java
5 90 (10.01%) PHP
6 85 (9.45%) T-SQL
7 70 (7.79%) VB.NET
8 60 (6.67%) Ruby
9 32 (3.56%) VB
10 26 (2.89%) F#
11 22 (2.45%) Python
12 20 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.11%) C++
14 17 (1.89%) C
15 12 (1.33%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.11%) PHP 5
17 9 (1.00%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.89%) Apple Swift
19 7 (0.78%) VB6
19 7 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 74 (8.23%) Degree
2 20 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.67%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.44%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCAD
7 1 (0.11%) MCPD
7 1 (0.11%) OCP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.56%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) HL7
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Firmware
2 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (2.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 26 (2.89%) Kibana
1 26 (2.89%) WSUS
2 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.11%) Ansible
4 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.11%) Puppet
4 1 (0.11%) Salt
4 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 217 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.34%) Oracle
3 18 (2.00%) Google
4 15 (1.67%) Xamarin
4 15 (1.67%) Zend
5 11 (1.22%) IBM
6 10 (1.11%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.89%) Castleton
8 8 (0.89%) Tableau
9 7 (0.78%) Cognizant
10 6 (0.67%) Facebook
10 6 (0.67%) Teradata
10 6 (0.67%) Yahoo!
11 5 (0.56%) Sybase
12 4 (0.44%) Adobe
12 4 (0.44%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.44%) Sun
13 3 (0.33%) IBM Sterling
13 3 (0.33%) SAP
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tarporley, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £30001 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000, Bonus, Pension, Flexible Working, Company Mobile
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
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