Period
to 18 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 18 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 44 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 689 677 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.24% 5.43% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 5.60% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 617 620 538
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 £36,250 £33,750
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 12704 12096 12623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.06% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10170 10182 10477
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 18 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 18 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 -11 500 £47,500 - 32
Cheshire -23 110 £45,000 - 9
Lancashire +7 45 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Merseyside +30 30 £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 18 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 (53.27%) JavaScript
2 331 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (38.61%) CSS
4 249 (36.14%) .NET
5 248 (35.99%) HTML
6 243 (35.27%) MVC
7 235 (34.11%) C#
8 194 (28.16%) jQuery
9 189 (27.43%) SQL
10 173 (25.11%) ASP.NET
11 172 (24.96%) PHP
12 160 (23.22%) Java
13 153 (22.21%) MySQL
14 144 (20.90%) Web Services
15 136 (19.74%) AngularJS
16 134 (19.45%) Scrum
17 133 (19.30%) OO
18 124 (18.00%) TDD
19 118 (17.13%) Git (software)
20 114 (16.55%) SQL Server
21 110 (15.97%) Software Engineering
22 108 (15.67%) OOP
23 103 (14.95%) Web Development
24 99 (14.37%) Spring
25 92 (13.35%) Finance
25 92 (13.35%) HTML5
26 91 (13.21%) Microsoft
27 87 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
28 83 (12.05%) RESTful
29 82 (11.90%) 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 (5.95%) CMS
2 37 (5.37%) WordPress
3 28 (4.06%) Apache
4 20 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.32%) JBoss
6 15 (2.18%) Apache Solr
7 13 (1.89%) nginx
7 13 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.89%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.74%) Drupal
8 12 (1.74%) Joomla!
9 9 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.16%) OpenROAD
10 8 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (1.16%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.02%) Confluence
11 7 (1.02%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.73%) Jetty
13 4 (0.58%) Mule
14 3 (0.44%) Papyrus
Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.44%) EngageOne
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) InDesign
3 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 41 (5.95%) Magento
2 6 (0.87%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Exstream
4 3 (0.44%) StreamServe
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.29%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.29%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.29%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.06%) SaaS
4 20 (2.90%) GitHub
5 10 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.31%) Google App Engine
6 9 (1.31%) npm
7 5 (0.73%) 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 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.89%) HTTP
2 10 (1.45%) Internet
3 7 (1.02%) Intranet
4 4 (0.58%) SSL
5 3 (0.44%) LDAP
5 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) IMAP
6 2 (0.29%) SMTP
6 2 (0.29%) SS7
7 1 (0.15%) AMQP
7 1 (0.15%) Broadband
7 1 (0.15%) RS-232
7 1 (0.15%) Skype
7 1 (0.15%) SSH
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.15%) Wireless
7 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (22.21%) MySQL
2 114 (16.55%) SQL Server
3 31 (4.50%) NoSQL
4 24 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.32%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.03%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.45%) Power BI
12 9 (1.31%) Big Data
12 9 (1.31%) GIS
12 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.16%) DTS
13 8 (1.16%) Essbase
13 8 (1.16%) Ingres
13 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 118 (17.13%) Git (software)
2 55 (7.98%) Subversion
3 52 (7.55%) Jenkins
4 36 (5.22%) Selenium
5 23 (3.34%) JUnit
5 23 (3.34%) NUnit
6 22 (3.19%) TeamCity
6 22 (3.19%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.47%) gulp
8 16 (2.32%) Grunt
9 14 (2.03%) PHPUnit
10 13 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.89%) MSTest
10 13 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.89%) Vagrant
11 11 (1.60%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.60%) JIRA
12 10 (1.45%) Ant
12 10 (1.45%) git-flow
12 10 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 92 (13.35%) Finance
2 75 (10.89%) Retail
3 40 (5.81%) Advertising
4 34 (4.93%) Marketing
5 20 (2.90%) Games
6 17 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.89%) Back Office
9 11 (1.60%) Electronics
10 9 (1.31%) Banking
11 8 (1.16%) Automotive
12 7 (1.02%) Legal
13 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.44%) French Language
14 3 (0.44%) German Language
14 3 (0.44%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.44%) Law
14 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.29%) Publishing
16 1 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (38.61%) CSS
2 249 (36.14%) .NET
3 248 (35.99%) HTML
4 194 (28.16%) jQuery
5 173 (25.11%) ASP.NET
6 144 (20.90%) Web Services
7 136 (19.74%) AngularJS
8 99 (14.37%) Spring
9 92 (13.35%) HTML5
10 87 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 83 (12.05%) RESTful
12 76 (11.03%) Sass
13 73 (10.60%) XML
14 71 (10.30%) Node.js
15 60 (8.71%) .NET Framework
16 59 (8.56%) React
17 54 (7.84%) Hibernate
18 50 (7.26%) Laravel
18 50 (7.26%) SOAP
19 49 (7.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.71%) Computer Science
2 43 (6.24%) User Experience
3 37 (5.37%) iPad
4 35 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.16%) Replication
11 7 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.02%) Fintech
12 6 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.73%) 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 65 (9.43%) Linux
2 21 (3.05%) Android
3 17 (2.47%) Windows
4 16 (2.32%) Unix
5 11 (1.60%) 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 (0.15%) VMS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (35.27%) MVC
3 134 (19.45%) Scrum
4 133 (19.30%) OO
5 124 (18.00%) TDD
6 110 (15.97%) Software Engineering
7 108 (15.67%) OOP
8 103 (14.95%) Web Development
9 79 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (11.47%) Front End Development
10 76 (11.03%) E-Commerce
11 69 (10.01%) Mentoring
12 67 (9.72%) DevOps
13 53 (7.69%) SDLC
14 49 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 46 (6.68%) BDD
15 46 (6.68%) SOLID
16 45 (6.53%) Test Automation
17 39 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (4.64%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 367 (53.27%) JavaScript
2 235 (34.11%) C#
3 189 (27.43%) SQL
4 172 (24.96%) PHP
5 160 (23.22%) Java
6 50 (7.26%) T-SQL
7 24 (3.48%) Ruby
8 23 (3.34%) Python
8 23 (3.34%) VB.NET
9 20 (2.90%) C++
10 18 (2.61%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.47%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.03%) Scala
13 13 (1.89%) ES6
14 12 (1.74%) C
15 9 (1.31%) Go
16 8 (1.16%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.16%) PHP 5
17 7 (1.02%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (11.90%) Degree
2 28 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.22%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.29%) GCP
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (3.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (2.90%) Puppet
2 11 (1.60%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.31%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.58%) Ansible
5 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Plesk
6 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 91 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.00%) Oracle
3 45 (6.53%) Zend
4 18 (2.61%) SAP
5 13 (1.89%) Google
6 11 (1.60%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.45%) hybris
8 8 (1.16%) Actian
9 7 (1.02%) Percona
9 7 (1.02%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.73%) Capita
10 5 (0.73%) Tableau
11 4 (0.58%) Nintex
11 4 (0.58%) WooCommerce
12 3 (0.44%) BroadVision
12 3 (0.44%) Sybase
13 2 (0.29%) Adobe
13 2 (0.29%) Apple
13 2 (0.29%) Informatica
14 1 (0.15%) Sun