The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 30 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.97% 2.81% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.87% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Median salary £41,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% -  
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.57% +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 Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 144 174 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.74% 97.75% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 132 160 116
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) MDX
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Power BI
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Tableau
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata