The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Senior Developer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 33 79
Rank change year-on-year -34 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 48 58 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.30% 6.03% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 6.26% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 33 53 41
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  

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 1385 927 1646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.25% 96.36% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 808 1315
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%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Cheshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Cheshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Cheshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 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 -25 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Knutsford -33 11 £45,000 -37.93% 1
Crewe - 8 £52,500 -
Wilmslow - 4 £43,750 -
Chester +4 3 £41,750 -7.22%
Runcorn -7 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Northwich +4 1 £40,000 +9.58%
Sandbach - 1 - -
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 45 (54.22%) C#
1 45 (54.22%) .NET
2 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (49.40%) SQL
4 40 (48.19%) MVC
5 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
6 29 (34.94%) HTML
6 29 (34.94%) ASP.NET
7 27 (32.53%) .NET Framework
8 26 (31.33%) Java
9 24 (28.92%) CSS
9 24 (28.92%) Degree
10 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
11 19 (22.89%) jQuery
11 19 (22.89%) Finance
12 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
13 17 (20.48%) Subversion
13 17 (20.48%) TDD
13 17 (20.48%) SDLC
13 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (18.07%) Test Automation
14 15 (18.07%) Web Services
14 15 (18.07%) XML
15 14 (16.87%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (15.66%) Windows
16 13 (15.66%) MySQL
17 12 (14.46%) Oracle
17 12 (14.46%) SOAP
17 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
17 12 (14.46%) Spring

Senior 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 6 (7.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.20%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
1 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) MySQL
3 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.84%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.02%) Power BI
7 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.20%) DB2
9 1 (1.20%) Essbase
9 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.20%) QlikView
9 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
2 17 (20.48%) Subversion
3 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.64%) Selenium
4 6 (7.23%) JIRA
5 4 (4.82%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.61%) Gradle
6 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.41%) FxCop
8 1 (1.20%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Advertising
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Back Office
3 2 (2.41%) Games
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (54.22%) .NET
2 29 (34.94%) ASP.NET
2 29 (34.94%) HTML
3 27 (32.53%) .NET Framework
4 24 (28.92%) CSS
5 19 (22.89%) jQuery
6 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (18.07%) Web Services
7 15 (18.07%) XML
8 12 (14.46%) Entity Framework
8 12 (14.46%) SOAP
8 12 (14.46%) Spring
8 12 (14.46%) WCF
9 11 (13.25%) RESTful
10 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.84%) Hibernate
12 8 (9.64%) WinForms
12 8 (9.64%) WPF
13 7 (8.43%) Java EE
13 7 (8.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) N-Tier
1 6 (7.23%) Social Media
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Animation
4 1 (1.20%) iPad
4 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.19%) MVC
3 17 (20.48%) SDLC
3 17 (20.48%) TDD
4 15 (18.07%) Test Automation
5 14 (16.87%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
6 11 (13.25%) Unit Testing
7 10 (12.05%) OO
7 10 (12.05%) Waterfall
8 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (8.43%) BDD
10 7 (8.43%) Microservices
10 7 (8.43%) OOP
11 6 (7.23%) Content Management
11 6 (7.23%) SOA
11 6 (7.23%) Web Development
12 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.02%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) C#
2 41 (49.40%) SQL
3 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
4 26 (31.33%) Java
5 8 (9.64%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.43%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.23%) PHP
7 6 (7.23%) XPath
7 6 (7.23%) XQuery
8 4 (4.82%) XAML
9 2 (2.41%) VB
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.61%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle
2 4 (4.82%) Cognizant
2 4 (4.82%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.61%) Nintex
3 3 (3.61%) Sybase
4 2 (2.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.41%) Teradata
4 2 (2.41%) Zend
5 1 (1.20%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.20%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
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Salary: £40,000 - £52,000 DOE plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago