Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 122 178
Rank change year-on-year -38 +56 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 10 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.33% 1.19% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.23% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 1
Cheshire median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% -14.29% +3.96%
10th Percentile £35,500 £37,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +20.48%

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 2897 2202 3186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.30% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2221 1895 2702
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £24,250 £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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 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
Warrington -13 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Knutsford - 2 £45,000 - 1
Chester -8 1 £60,000 +41.18%
Congleton - 1 £47,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Software Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) WinForms

Senior Software 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Mockito
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Struts
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Animation
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) 3D Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) Go
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle