Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 79 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 -34 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 95 83 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.00% 3.31% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 3.43% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 76 70 98
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,875 £36,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £56,625 £57,500 £55,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,048 2,418 2,183
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.53% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,296 1,889 1,878
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 18 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Knutsford -19 14 £50,500 +6.32% 1
Macclesfield - 14 £45,000 -
Warrington -18 11 £50,000 +13.64% 6
Wilmslow +11 8 £47,500 +8.57%
Northwich +4 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Crewe -13 6 £51,250 +28.13% 1
Runcorn +10 2 £42,250 -15.50% 1
Nantwich -18 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £45,000 -
Congleton - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 58 (61.05%) .NET
2 56 (58.95%) C#
3 50 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 50 (52.63%) ASP.NET
4 47 (49.47%) HTML
5 45 (47.37%) MVC
5 45 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (41.05%) CSS
7 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
8 32 (33.68%) SQL
8 32 (33.68%) Git (software)
9 30 (31.58%) jQuery
10 29 (30.53%) Java
11 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
12 23 (24.21%) Unit Testing
12 23 (24.21%) .NET Framework
13 22 (23.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
14 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (20.00%) PHP
16 17 (17.89%) Spring
16 17 (17.89%) Finance
16 17 (17.89%) SOAP
16 17 (17.89%) Web Services
17 15 (15.79%) TDD
17 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
17 15 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
18 13 (13.68%) JIRA
18 13 (13.68%) REST
18 13 (13.68%) KnockoutJS

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 5 (5.26%) JBoss
2 4 (4.21%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.21%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.16%) CMS
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) Confluence
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) npm
4 1 (1.05%) Office 365
4 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.11%) X.509
3 1 (1.05%) ATM
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) MySQL
3 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (33.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.68%) JIRA
4 11 (11.58%) Maven
5 9 (9.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (8.42%) JUnit
7 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.21%) Gradle
9 3 (3.16%) Selenium
9 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.11%) Ant
10 2 (2.11%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.11%) Liquibase
10 2 (2.11%) Mockito
11 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.05%) FxCop
11 1 (1.05%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.05%) Mocha
11 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Advertising
4 6 (6.32%) Automotive
5 5 (5.26%) Retail
6 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.21%) Law
6 4 (4.21%) Marketing
7 3 (3.16%) Games
8 2 (2.11%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.05%) Legal
9 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (61.05%) .NET
2 50 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 47 (49.47%) HTML
4 39 (41.05%) CSS
5 30 (31.58%) jQuery
6 23 (24.21%) .NET Framework
7 22 (23.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
8 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (17.89%) SOAP
9 17 (17.89%) Spring
9 17 (17.89%) Web Services
10 13 (13.68%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (13.68%) REST
10 13 (13.68%) XML
11 8 (8.42%) Node.js
12 7 (7.37%) .NET Core
12 7 (7.37%) RESTful
12 7 (7.37%) WinForms
13 6 (6.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.37%) Fintech
4 5 (5.26%) CMDB
5 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) PKI
7 1 (1.05%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (47.37%) MVC
2 23 (24.21%) Unit Testing
3 15 (15.79%) TDD
4 12 (12.63%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (12.63%) Scrum
5 11 (11.58%) DevOps
6 9 (9.47%) SDLC
7 7 (7.37%) Kanban
7 7 (7.37%) Microservices
7 7 (7.37%) OOP
7 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.37%) Web Development
8 6 (6.32%) OO
9 5 (5.26%) BDD
9 5 (5.26%) ITSM
9 5 (5.26%) Mathematics
9 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.26%) Service Management
9 5 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (58.95%) C#
2 50 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 32 (33.68%) SQL
4 29 (30.53%) Java
5 19 (20.00%) PHP
6 10 (10.53%) PHP 5
7 5 (5.26%) C
8 4 (4.21%) Embedded C
8 4 (4.21%) Python
8 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.16%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.11%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.11%) Java 8
10 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.11%) VB
10 2 (2.11%) VB6
11 1 (1.05%) Go
11 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Docker
2 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.11%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.21%) IBM
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.16%) Capita
4 3 (3.16%) Google
5 2 (2.11%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Tableau