Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 45 56
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 693 672 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.23% 5.47% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 5.63% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 621 617 541
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12799 11927 12584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10256 10029 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 502 £47,500 - 36
Cheshire -28 111 £45,000 - 11
Lancashire +8 45 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Merseyside +32 31 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Senior Developer
England

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

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 North West region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 367 (52.96%) JavaScript
2 334 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (38.82%) CSS
4 253 (36.51%) .NET
5 250 (36.08%) HTML
6 246 (35.50%) MVC
7 239 (34.49%) C#
8 194 (27.99%) jQuery
9 190 (27.42%) SQL
10 175 (25.25%) ASP.NET
11 173 (24.96%) PHP
12 158 (22.80%) Java
13 154 (22.22%) MySQL
14 146 (21.07%) Web Services
15 137 (19.77%) AngularJS
16 134 (19.34%) Scrum
17 131 (18.90%) OO
18 125 (18.04%) TDD
19 119 (17.17%) Git (software)
20 113 (16.31%) SQL Server
21 110 (15.87%) OOP
21 110 (15.87%) Software Engineering
22 103 (14.86%) Web Development
23 98 (14.14%) Spring
24 94 (13.56%) Finance
25 92 (13.28%) Microsoft
25 92 (13.28%) HTML5
26 89 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
27 86 (12.41%) RESTful
28 81 (11.69%) Degree

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 41 (5.92%) CMS
2 37 (5.34%) WordPress
3 30 (4.33%) Apache
4 20 (2.89%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.31%) JBoss
6 15 (2.16%) Apache Solr
7 14 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.88%) nginx
8 13 (1.88%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.73%) Drupal
9 12 (1.73%) Joomla!
10 9 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.15%) OpenROAD
11 8 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.01%) Confluence
12 7 (1.01%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.87%) Jetty
14 5 (0.72%) Mule
15 3 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.43%) EngageOne
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) InDesign
3 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 41 (5.92%) Magento
2 6 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.87%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) Exstream
3 3 (0.43%) StreamServe
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.29%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.29%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.04%) SaaS
4 20 (2.89%) GitHub
5 10 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.30%) Google App Engine
6 9 (1.30%) npm
7 5 (0.72%) Office 365
8 4 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.29%) Firebase
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.88%) HTTP
2 10 (1.44%) Internet
3 8 (1.15%) Intranet
4 4 (0.58%) SSL
5 3 (0.43%) LDAP
5 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) IMAP
6 2 (0.29%) SMTP
6 2 (0.29%) SS7
7 1 (0.14%) AMQP
7 1 (0.14%) Broadband
7 1 (0.14%) RS-232
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.14%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.14%) Wireless
7 1 (0.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (22.22%) MySQL
2 113 (16.31%) SQL Server
3 31 (4.47%) NoSQL
4 24 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.44%) Power BI
12 9 (1.30%) Big Data
12 9 (1.30%) GIS
12 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.15%) DTS
13 8 (1.15%) Essbase
13 8 (1.15%) Ingres
13 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 119 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 56 (8.08%) Subversion
3 53 (7.65%) Jenkins
4 35 (5.05%) Selenium
5 24 (3.46%) NUnit
6 23 (3.32%) TeamCity
7 22 (3.17%) JUnit
7 22 (3.17%) Visual Studio
8 17 (2.45%) gulp
9 16 (2.31%) Grunt
10 14 (2.02%) PHPUnit
11 13 (1.88%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.88%) MSTest
11 13 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.73%) Vagrant
13 11 (1.59%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.59%) JIRA
14 10 (1.44%) Ant
14 10 (1.44%) git-flow
14 10 (1.44%) webpack
General
1 94 (13.56%) Finance
2 75 (10.82%) Retail
3 41 (5.92%) Advertising
4 34 (4.91%) Marketing
5 20 (2.89%) Games
6 17 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.88%) Back Office
9 11 (1.59%) Electronics
10 9 (1.30%) Banking
11 8 (1.15%) Automotive
12 7 (1.01%) Legal
13 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.43%) French Language
14 3 (0.43%) German Language
14 3 (0.43%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.43%) Law
14 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.29%) Publishing
16 1 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (38.82%) CSS
2 253 (36.51%) .NET
3 250 (36.08%) HTML
4 194 (27.99%) jQuery
5 175 (25.25%) ASP.NET
6 146 (21.07%) Web Services
7 137 (19.77%) AngularJS
8 98 (14.14%) Spring
9 92 (13.28%) HTML5
10 89 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 86 (12.41%) RESTful
12 77 (11.11%) Sass
13 73 (10.53%) Node.js
13 73 (10.53%) XML
14 61 (8.80%) .NET Framework
15 60 (8.66%) React
16 54 (7.79%) Hibernate
17 50 (7.22%) SOAP
18 49 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
18 49 (7.07%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 43 (6.20%) User Experience
3 37 (5.34%) iPad
4 34 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (4.33%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.03%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.73%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.15%) Replication
11 7 (1.01%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.01%) Fintech
12 6 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.58%) Blog
14 4 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.58%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.58%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.24%) Linux
2 21 (3.03%) Android
3 17 (2.45%) Windows
4 16 (2.31%) Unix
5 11 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) VMS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (35.50%) MVC
3 134 (19.34%) Scrum
4 131 (18.90%) OO
5 125 (18.04%) TDD
6 110 (15.87%) OOP
6 110 (15.87%) Software Engineering
7 103 (14.86%) Web Development
8 80 (11.54%) Front End Development
9 78 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 69 (9.96%) Mentoring
12 67 (9.67%) DevOps
13 53 (7.65%) SDLC
14 48 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 48 (6.93%) SOLID
15 46 (6.64%) Test Automation
16 45 (6.49%) BDD
17 39 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (4.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 367 (52.96%) JavaScript
2 239 (34.49%) C#
3 190 (27.42%) SQL
4 173 (24.96%) PHP
5 158 (22.80%) Java
6 51 (7.36%) T-SQL
7 25 (3.61%) Ruby
8 23 (3.32%) Python
8 23 (3.32%) VB.NET
9 19 (2.74%) C++
10 18 (2.60%) PL/SQL
10 18 (2.60%) TypeScript
11 14 (2.02%) Scala
12 13 (1.88%) ES6
13 12 (1.73%) C
14 9 (1.30%) Go
15 8 (1.15%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.01%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.01%) PHP 5
17 6 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (11.69%) Degree
2 28 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.19%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.29%) GCP
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (3.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (2.89%) Puppet
2 11 (1.59%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.30%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.58%) Ansible
5 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Plesk
6 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 92 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.95%) Oracle
3 44 (6.35%) Zend
4 18 (2.60%) SAP
5 13 (1.88%) Google
6 11 (1.59%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.44%) hybris
8 8 (1.15%) Actian
9 7 (1.01%) Percona
9 7 (1.01%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.87%) Capita
11 5 (0.72%) Tableau
12 4 (0.58%) Nintex
12 4 (0.58%) WooCommerce
13 3 (0.43%) BroadVision
13 3 (0.43%) Sybase
14 2 (0.29%) Adobe
14 2 (0.29%) Apple
14 2 (0.29%) Informatica
15 1 (0.14%) Cerner