Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 27 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +26 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 15 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.19% 7.55% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 7.66% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 14
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -16.67%
10th Percentile £36,750 £40,000 £32,875
90th Percentile £51,500 £60,000 £61,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 348 274 462
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 98.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 306 232 342
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.18% +11.33%
10th Percentile £24,625 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
7 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) CMS
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) PHP
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (13.33%) gulp
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project

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 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (13.33%) Grunt
2 2 (13.33%) gulp
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Mockito
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) Sass
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) Spring
7 1 (6.67%) Struts
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) B2B
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle