The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 45 70
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 393 295 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.72% 5.25% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 5.37% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 343 261 211
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.10% +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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6631 5495 6111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.78% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 4663 4986
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the North West

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the North West

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the North West

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 291 £47,500 - 42
Cheshire -38 47 £45,000 +2.85% 5
Merseyside +6 27 £42,000 -6.66% 5
Lancashire +18 25 £42,500 - 2
Cumbria - 1 £46,500 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 427 (55.10%) JavaScript
2 357 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (36.90%) HTML
4 280 (36.13%) .NET
5 271 (34.97%) C#
6 262 (33.81%) CSS
7 260 (33.55%) SQL
8 251 (32.39%) MVC
9 222 (28.65%) Java
10 210 (27.10%) SQL Server
11 205 (26.45%) jQuery
12 194 (25.03%) ASP.NET
13 178 (22.97%) AngularJS
14 173 (22.32%) OO
15 163 (21.03%) TDD
16 153 (19.74%) Web Services
17 143 (18.45%) Git (software)
18 141 (18.19%) PHP
19 137 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
20 136 (17.55%) iPad
21 128 (16.52%) HTML5
22 126 (16.26%) MySQL
23 121 (15.61%) Web Development
24 108 (13.94%) E-Commerce
25 107 (13.81%) Spring
26 105 (13.55%) Microsoft
27 99 (12.77%) Test Automation
27 99 (12.77%) Node.js
28 95 (12.26%) Degree
29 84 (10.84%) Scrum

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 42 (5.42%) CMS
2 32 (4.13%) WordPress
3 21 (2.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.94%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.68%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.42%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.29%) Drupal
8 10 (1.29%) JBoss
8 10 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.16%) OpenROAD
10 8 (1.03%) Apache
10 8 (1.03%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.77%) Confluence
12 5 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.52%) nginx
14 3 (0.39%) IIS
14 3 (0.39%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.39%) OpenEdge
14 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.16%) InVision
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.13%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 37 (4.77%) Magento
2 21 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.13%) Exstream
9 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.13%) Shopify
9 1 (0.13%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.87%) SaaS
4 8 (1.03%) GitHub
5 7 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.52%) Office 365
7 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.13%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.32%) Internet
2 10 (1.29%) HTTP
3 6 (0.77%) Intranet
3 6 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.65%) SMS
5 4 (0.52%) RS-232
6 1 (0.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 126 (16.26%) MySQL
3 46 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (5.16%) NoSQL
5 37 (4.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (2.71%) Big Data
9 21 (2.71%) Hadoop
9 21 (2.71%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.06%) DTS
11 10 (1.29%) Essbase
11 10 (1.29%) Power BI
11 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (1.16%) Ingres
13 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 143 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 78 (10.06%) Subversion
3 51 (6.58%) Visual Studio
4 50 (6.45%) JUnit
5 44 (5.68%) Selenium
6 35 (4.52%) Jenkins
7 27 (3.48%) Mercurial
8 26 (3.35%) Grunt
8 26 (3.35%) gulp
9 25 (3.23%) Eclipse
10 17 (2.19%) Ant
10 17 (2.19%) JIRA
11 14 (1.81%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.55%) git-flow
13 12 (1.55%) IntelliJ
14 9 (1.16%) Axure RP
14 9 (1.16%) Mocha
14 9 (1.16%) SonarQube
14 9 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (10.84%) Finance
2 52 (6.71%) Retail
3 23 (2.97%) Games
3 23 (2.97%) Marketing
4 15 (1.94%) Electronics
5 12 (1.55%) Back Office
5 12 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.29%) Advertising
6 10 (1.29%) Legal
7 8 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.39%) Banking
8 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.13%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (36.90%) HTML
2 280 (36.13%) .NET
3 262 (33.81%) CSS
4 205 (26.45%) jQuery
5 194 (25.03%) ASP.NET
6 178 (22.97%) AngularJS
7 153 (19.74%) Web Services
8 128 (16.52%) HTML5
9 107 (13.81%) Spring
10 99 (12.77%) Node.js
11 82 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 77 (9.94%) XML
13 76 (9.81%) .NET Framework
14 75 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 71 (9.16%) RESTful
16 69 (8.90%) React
17 63 (8.13%) CSS3
18 61 (7.87%) SOAP
19 58 (7.48%) Hibernate
20 51 (6.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 136 (17.55%) iPad
2 55 (7.10%) User Experience
3 50 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 28 (3.61%) N-Tier
6 25 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 25 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 22 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.42%) Social Media
11 8 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.65%) Blog
13 4 (0.52%) Animation
13 4 (0.52%) Web 2.0
14 2 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.26%) Freedom of Information Act
14 2 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.52%) Linux
2 53 (6.84%) Windows
3 40 (5.16%) Android
4 28 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.94%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.03%) Unix
7 5 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (32.39%) MVC
3 173 (22.32%) OO
4 163 (21.03%) TDD
5 137 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (15.61%) Web Development
7 108 (13.94%) E-Commerce
8 99 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 84 (10.84%) Scrum
10 76 (9.81%) Mentoring
11 72 (9.29%) Front End Development
12 71 (9.16%) OOP
12 71 (9.16%) Unit Testing
13 69 (8.90%) Software Engineering
14 66 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (7.74%) BDD
16 57 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
17 51 (6.58%) SOA
18 43 (5.55%) DevOps
19 42 (5.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 427 (55.10%) JavaScript
2 271 (34.97%) C#
3 260 (33.55%) SQL
4 222 (28.65%) Java
5 141 (18.19%) PHP
6 36 (4.65%) C++
7 34 (4.39%) T-SQL
8 31 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 18 (2.32%) Python
9 18 (2.32%) TypeScript
10 11 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.42%) Ruby
11 10 (1.29%) C
11 10 (1.29%) PHP 5
12 9 (1.16%) Objective-C
13 6 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.77%) XAML
13 6 (0.77%) XPath
13 6 (0.77%) XQuery
14 5 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 95 (12.26%) Degree
2 13 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.65%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.26%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.13%) MCAD
6 1 (0.13%) MCP
6 1 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.10%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) GCP
3 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.52%) Docker
1 4 (0.52%) Firmware
2 2 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (0.90%) Puppet
2 4 (0.52%) Kibana
3 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) Packer
4 2 (0.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.13%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 105 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.29%) Oracle
3 25 (3.23%) Zend
4 23 (2.97%) Sitecore
5 16 (2.06%) Xamarin
6 14 (1.81%) hybris
7 13 (1.68%) Google
8 12 (1.55%) SAP
9 10 (1.29%) Adobe
10 9 (1.16%) Actian
11 6 (0.77%) Facebook
11 6 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.77%) Tableau
12 5 (0.65%) IBM
13 4 (0.52%) Cadence
13 4 (0.52%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.52%) Freescale
13 4 (0.52%) HP
13 4 (0.52%) Nintex
14 3 (0.39%) FatWire
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