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

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 419 350 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 39.20% 26.72% 29.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.41% 27.96% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 377 309 406
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
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 1037 1252 1687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.01% 95.57% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1067 1289
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 +3 101 £40,000 - 21
Chester -2 52 £38,000 +1.33% 24
Crewe +1 51 £45,000 +80.00% 6
Wilmslow +6 42 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Macclesfield 0 33 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Ellesmere Port - 21 £45,000 - 1
Knutsford -5 19 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Runcorn 0 15 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Northwich -1 8 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Nantwich - 5 £55,000 - 1
Congleton +1 4 £24,750 - 1
Sandbach - 2 - - 2
Widnes - 2 £37,500 - 1
Daresbury -1 1 £34,000 -15.00%
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 478 (61.05%) .NET
2 469 (59.90%) C#
3 343 (43.81%) SQL Server
4 338 (43.17%) MVC
5 334 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
6 332 (42.40%) ASP.NET
7 278 (35.50%) HTML
8 274 (34.99%) SQL
9 246 (31.42%) JavaScript
10 221 (28.22%) CSS
11 193 (24.65%) TDD
12 171 (21.84%) Microsoft
13 169 (21.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 168 (21.46%) jQuery
15 138 (17.62%) Finance
16 129 (16.48%) AngularJS
17 126 (16.09%) Web Development
18 114 (14.56%) .NET Framework
19 112 (14.30%) Java
20 94 (12.01%) PHP
21 89 (11.37%) MySQL
22 86 (10.98%) Web Services
23 85 (10.86%) Git (software)
23 85 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web API
24 83 (10.60%) OO
25 82 (10.47%) Scrum
26 81 (10.34%) WCF
27 79 (10.09%) Dependency Injection
27 79 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 78 (9.96%) Web Application Development

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 22 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.43%) CMS
3 18 (2.30%) Umbraco
4 14 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.66%) Apache
6 11 (1.40%) WordPress
7 10 (1.28%) IIS
7 10 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.89%) Drupal
9 6 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.51%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.26%) Facebook Platform
12 2 (0.26%) JBoss
12 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.13%) CICS
13 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.13%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 40 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.15%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.26%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.53%) Magento
2 8 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.58%) SaaS
3 16 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.89%) GitHub
5 5 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.64%) Google Play
6 2 (0.26%) Force.com
7 1 (0.13%) AdWords
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.13%) IaaS
7 1 (0.13%) iTunes
7 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.66%) Internet
2 3 (0.38%) Intranet
2 3 (0.38%) Network Security
2 3 (0.38%) Wireless
3 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.26%) HTTP
3 2 (0.26%) RFID
3 2 (0.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.13%) FTP
4 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (43.81%) SQL Server
2 89 (11.37%) MySQL
3 72 (9.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 63 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (4.98%) MongoDB
7 32 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (3.32%) NoSQL
10 23 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (2.30%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.15%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.15%) Power BI
16 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (1.02%) QlikView
17 5 (0.64%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 85 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 51 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 49 (6.26%) Subversion
4 39 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (4.85%) NUnit
6 35 (4.47%) Moq
7 30 (3.83%) Rhino Mocks
8 28 (3.58%) MSTest
9 23 (2.94%) JIRA
10 15 (1.92%) JUnit
10 15 (1.92%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.79%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.66%) Maven
13 12 (1.53%) Selenium
14 9 (1.15%) Jenkins
15 5 (0.64%) Ant
15 5 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.64%) SonarQube
16 4 (0.51%) Grunt
16 4 (0.51%) SpecFlow
General
1 138 (17.62%) Finance
2 24 (3.07%) Advertising
3 22 (2.81%) Banking
4 17 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.92%) Retail
6 13 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.40%) Marketing
8 9 (1.15%) Games
9 7 (0.89%) Automotive
10 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (61.05%) .NET
2 332 (42.40%) ASP.NET
3 278 (35.50%) HTML
4 221 (28.22%) CSS
5 169 (21.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 168 (21.46%) jQuery
7 129 (16.48%) AngularJS
8 114 (14.56%) .NET Framework
9 86 (10.98%) Web Services
10 85 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 81 (10.34%) WCF
12 79 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 77 (9.83%) HTML5
14 74 (9.45%) RESTful
14 74 (9.45%) Spring
15 73 (9.32%) WPF
16 57 (7.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 53 (6.77%) XML
18 52 (6.64%) CSS3
19 49 (6.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (3.96%) Computer Science
2 28 (3.58%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.45%) iPad
4 22 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.43%) User Experience
6 17 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.53%) Fintech
9 11 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 7 (0.89%) Online Banking
10 7 (0.89%) Tandem
11 6 (0.77%) Social Media
12 5 (0.64%) iPhone
12 5 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.64%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.51%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.51%) Life Science
13 4 (0.51%) PMI
14 3 (0.38%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.38%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.64%) Windows
2 38 (4.85%) Linux
3 22 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.43%) Android
5 8 (1.02%) Unix
6 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (43.17%) MVC
2 334 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (24.65%) TDD
4 126 (16.09%) Web Development
5 83 (10.60%) OO
6 82 (10.47%) Scrum
7 79 (10.09%) Dependency Injection
8 78 (9.96%) Web Application Development
9 72 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (7.02%) BDD
11 52 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (6.26%) Kanban
12 49 (6.26%) Unit Testing
13 34 (4.34%) SOLID
14 33 (4.21%) E-Commerce
15 32 (4.09%) OOP
15 32 (4.09%) SDLC
16 30 (3.83%) Front End Development
17 29 (3.70%) MVVM
18 28 (3.58%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 469 (59.90%) C#
2 274 (34.99%) SQL
3 246 (31.42%) JavaScript
4 112 (14.30%) Java
5 94 (12.01%) PHP
6 71 (9.07%) VB.NET
7 49 (6.26%) T-SQL
8 36 (4.60%) VB
9 33 (4.21%) Ruby
10 18 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.92%) C
11 15 (1.92%) PHP 5
12 14 (1.79%) C++
12 14 (1.79%) F#
13 13 (1.66%) VBScript
14 12 (1.53%) VB6
15 9 (1.15%) Python
16 8 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.89%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (9.20%) Degree
2 4 (0.51%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.55%) QA
2 9 (1.15%) HL7
3 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (1.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 14 (1.79%) Kibana
1 14 (1.79%) WSUS
2 3 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 171 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.36%) Oracle
3 15 (1.92%) Google
4 12 (1.53%) IBM
4 12 (1.53%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.15%) Tableau
6 6 (0.77%) Facebook
6 6 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.77%) Sitecore
6 6 (0.77%) Sybase
6 6 (0.77%) Zend
7 5 (0.64%) IBM Sterling
7 5 (0.64%) Teradata
8 4 (0.51%) Castleton
9 3 (0.38%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe
10 2 (0.26%) Apple
10 2 (0.26%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.26%) HP
10 2 (0.26%) RedGate
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000, Pension Scheme,
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, childcare vouchers
Posted: Yesterday
Widnes, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago