Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.07% 3.96% 6.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 4.04% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 20
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,875 £36,700 £37,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £50,250 £53,250
Cheshire median annual salary £46,528 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.39% - -

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 270 272 294
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.83% 97.84% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 243 240 255
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00% -15.15%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,925 £23,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,250 £55,750
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +18.06% -10.00%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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%) MVC
3 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
5 10 (71.43%) SQL
5 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
7 8 (57.14%) HTML
7 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
8 7 (50.00%) CSS
8 7 (50.00%) TDD
8 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (50.00%) Kanban
9 6 (42.86%) Scrum
9 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (42.86%) jQuery
9 6 (42.86%) OOP
10 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
10 5 (35.71%) Retail
10 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (21.43%) XML
11 3 (21.43%) SOAP
11 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (14.29%) SDLC
12 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
12 2 (14.29%) AngularJS

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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
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 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (21.43%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
9 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 2 (14.29%) JSON
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 1 (7.14%) WCF
10 1 (7.14%) Web Services
10 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
6 1 (7.14%) Data Security
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft