The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 89 101 108
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.077% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.080% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

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 1024 1244 1682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 96.97% 95.62% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1060 1287
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%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Cheshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Cheshire

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Software Developer
North West

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) EDI
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) EDIFACT
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (28.57%) WPF

Senior Software 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 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) EDI
4 2 (28.57%) EDIFACT
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) MDX
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) SAML
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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