The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 54 52 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 35 53 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.31% 4.05% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 4.24% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 63
Median salary £44,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 1026 1250 1686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.07% 95.49% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1066 1288
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 £24,000
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%  

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 March 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 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 +8 16 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Crewe -2 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Knutsford +5 4 £47,500 - 2
Chester +6 3 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Nantwich - 2 £55,000 -
Sandbach - 2 - - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 42 (60.00%) MVC
1 42 (60.00%) C#
1 42 (60.00%) .NET
2 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (50.00%) SQL
4 32 (45.71%) HTML
5 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
6 30 (42.86%) CSS
7 29 (41.43%) .NET Framework
8 23 (32.86%) Degree
9 21 (30.00%) jQuery
10 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (27.14%) TDD
11 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
12 16 (22.86%) Java
12 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
13 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
13 15 (21.43%) Subversion
13 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
14 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 14 (20.00%) Finance
15 13 (18.57%) Entity Framework
16 12 (17.14%) MySQL
16 12 (17.14%) XML
16 12 (17.14%) WCF
17 11 (15.71%) Web Services
17 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (14.29%) JSON
18 10 (14.29%) Spring

Senior 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 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.29%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
1 1 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) MySQL
3 7 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.43%) Big Data
9 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.43%) OLTP
9 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Subversion
1 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.29%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.43%) Grunt
6 1 (1.43%) gulp
6 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Banking
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) .NET
2 32 (45.71%) HTML
3 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
4 30 (42.86%) CSS
5 29 (41.43%) .NET Framework
6 21 (30.00%) jQuery
7 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 13 (18.57%) Entity Framework
10 12 (17.14%) WCF
10 12 (17.14%) XML
11 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (15.71%) Web Services
12 10 (14.29%) JSON
12 10 (14.29%) Spring
13 6 (8.57%) HTML5
13 6 (8.57%) Node.js
13 6 (8.57%) RESTful
13 6 (8.57%) SOAP
14 5 (7.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) MVC
2 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.14%) TDD
4 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.00%) OO
5 7 (10.00%) SDLC
6 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.14%) BDD
7 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.14%) OOP
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.71%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.71%) Scrum
8 4 (5.71%) SOLID
8 4 (5.71%) Web Development
9 3 (4.29%) Microservices
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) C#
2 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (22.86%) Java
4 4 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.43%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.43%) R
6 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.43%) XAML
6 1 (1.43%) XPath
6 1 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) Sybase
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) New Relic
6 1 (1.43%) RedGate
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
6 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 8 days ago