Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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

Senior Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.86% 2.37% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 2.44% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 9
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £41,375 £39,625 £35,750
90th Percentile £57,000 £58,125 £49,250
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -1.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 278 287 328
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.29% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 253 255 293
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,250 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Chester

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Chester

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Chester over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Chester region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) .NET
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
5 10 (71.43%) MVC
6 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (64.29%) HTML
7 8 (57.14%) SQL
7 8 (57.14%) CSS
7 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
7 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (42.86%) Scrum
9 6 (42.86%) OOP
9 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
9 6 (42.86%) Kanban
9 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (42.86%) jQuery
9 6 (42.86%) TDD
9 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (35.71%) Retail
10 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
11 4 (28.57%) XML
12 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
12 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (14.29%) SDLC
13 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
13 2 (14.29%) JSON

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (57.14%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (28.57%) XML
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
9 2 (14.29%) JSON
9 2 (14.29%) SOAP
9 2 (14.29%) XSLT
10 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
10 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 1 (7.14%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Kanban
3 6 (42.86%) OOP
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft