Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 50 63
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 111 104 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.63% 4.65% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 4.78% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 99 95 133
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,150
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% +1.18%

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 2929 2175 3160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 1869 2681
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Knutsford -18 27 £47,500 -34.48% 2
Warrington -24 22 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Chester -12 15 £45,000 +5.88%
Alderley Edge - 9 £40,000 -
Crewe +7 7 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Runcorn 0 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Sandbach - 4 - -
Wilmslow +4 2 £36,500 -30.48%
Northwich +12 1 £40,000 +9.59%
Nantwich +4 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Macclesfield +2 1 £55,000 +23.60% 1
Ellesmere Port +1 1 £45,000 -25.00%
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 20 November 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 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.04%) C#
2 40 (36.04%) Java
3 38 (34.23%) .NET
4 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
5 30 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
7 26 (23.42%) Scrum
7 26 (23.42%) HTML
8 24 (21.62%) CSS
9 23 (20.72%) Hibernate
9 23 (20.72%) Spring
10 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET
11 21 (18.92%) SQL
11 21 (18.92%) MVC
11 21 (18.92%) SDLC
12 20 (18.02%) Software Engineering
13 19 (17.12%) jQuery
14 18 (16.22%) Finance
14 18 (16.22%) SharePoint
14 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
15 17 (15.32%) TDD
16 14 (12.61%) Web Services
16 14 (12.61%) PHP
16 14 (12.61%) Advertising
16 14 (12.61%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (11.71%) MySQL
17 13 (11.71%) Windows
18 12 (10.81%) Web Development
18 12 (10.81%) RESTful

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 18 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.41%) CMS
3 6 (5.41%) JBoss
3 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.50%) Apache
4 5 (4.50%) Jetty
4 5 (4.50%) Mule
4 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.60%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.70%) Drupal
6 3 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.70%) WordPress
7 2 (1.80%) Confluence
7 2 (1.80%) nginx
8 1 (0.90%) IIS
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.70%) Magento
3 2 (1.80%) SAP GRC
3 2 (1.80%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.60%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
2 3 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) SSH
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
3 1 (0.90%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.71%) MySQL
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.50%) GIS
4 5 (4.50%) Power BI
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.70%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.80%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.90%) DB2
8 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.90%) MS Access
8 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.90%) QlikView
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.21%) Gradle
2 8 (7.21%) Subversion
3 7 (6.31%) Maven
3 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.50%) Hudson
5 4 (3.60%) JIRA
6 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.80%) Grunt
6 2 (1.80%) gulp
6 2 (1.80%) JUnit
6 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.80%) Xcode
7 1 (0.90%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.90%) git-flow
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Advertising
3 9 (8.11%) Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.70%) Games
7 2 (1.80%) Back Office
7 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) Billing
8 1 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.90%) Retail
8 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.23%) .NET
2 26 (23.42%) HTML
3 24 (21.62%) CSS
4 23 (20.72%) Hibernate
4 23 (20.72%) Spring
5 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET
6 19 (17.12%) jQuery
7 14 (12.61%) Web Services
8 12 (10.81%) RESTful
9 11 (9.91%) HTML5
10 10 (9.01%) J2EE
10 10 (9.01%) Node.js
11 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.11%) Java EE
11 9 (8.11%) XML
12 7 (6.31%) CSS3
12 7 (6.31%) JSON
13 6 (5.41%) React
13 6 (5.41%) REST
13 6 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.21%) iPad
3 7 (6.31%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.41%) User Experience
5 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.80%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.90%) Animation
9 1 (0.90%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.90%) iPhone
9 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.90%) PMI
9 1 (0.90%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
2 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.50%) Android
4 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.80%) Unix
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) VMS
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.42%) Scrum
3 21 (18.92%) MVC
3 21 (18.92%) SDLC
4 20 (18.02%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.32%) TDD
6 12 (10.81%) Web Development
7 11 (9.91%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.91%) OO
8 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.11%) DevOps
9 8 (7.21%) BDD
9 8 (7.21%) Content Management
10 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.31%) Front End Development
10 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.31%) Workflow
11 6 (5.41%) ITIL
11 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.04%) C#
1 40 (36.04%) Java
2 30 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 21 (18.92%) SQL
4 14 (12.61%) PHP
5 9 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.70%) C
7 3 (2.70%) VB
7 3 (2.70%) VB6
8 2 (1.80%) ABAP
8 2 (1.80%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.80%) C++
8 2 (1.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.80%) XPath
9 1 (0.90%) Go
9 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 8 (7.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.60%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Ansible
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
1 1 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.70%) Nintex
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle
2 3 (2.70%) SAP
3 2 (1.80%) Google
3 2 (1.80%) Zend
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe
4 1 (0.90%) Apple
4 1 (0.90%) Chordiant
4 1 (0.90%) Sun
4 1 (0.90%) Teradata
4 1 (0.90%) Xamarin