The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 31 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.22% 1.26% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.27% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
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 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 129 157 166
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.56% 98.74% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 118 139 117
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Chester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Chester region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) User Experience
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC

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 (30.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Behat
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) SAML
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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