Period
to 24 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 54 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 547 646 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.37% 5.28% 6.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 5.45% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 431 550 672
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 9,792 11,845 11,995
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.84% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,421 9,605 9,986
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -4 360 £50,500 +4.12% 106
Cheshire +37 106 £51,750 +3.50% 15
Merseyside +18 40 £47,500 +7.95% 11
Lancashire +2 40 £45,000 - 10
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 North West region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 282 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (43.69%) JavaScript
3 226 (41.32%) .NET
4 213 (38.94%) C#
5 185 (33.82%) CSS
6 176 (32.18%) HTML
7 171 (31.26%) AngularJS
8 158 (28.88%) SQL
9 157 (28.70%) MVC
10 143 (26.14%) Java
11 123 (22.49%) ASP.NET
12 121 (22.12%) TDD
13 114 (20.84%) SQL Server
14 112 (20.48%) Software Engineering
15 104 (19.01%) DevOps
15 104 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
16 100 (18.28%) RESTful
17 96 (17.55%) Microsoft Azure
18 91 (16.64%) PHP
19 86 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 85 (15.54%) Git (software)
21 83 (15.17%) jQuery
22 82 (14.99%) Microsoft
22 82 (14.99%) Node.js
23 78 (14.26%) Microservices
24 77 (14.08%) OO
25 74 (13.53%) Front End Development
26 72 (13.16%) MySQL
27 71 (12.98%) ASP.NET Web API
28 69 (12.61%) React

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 36 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (4.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 19 (3.47%) CMS
4 12 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.01%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.65%) JBoss
6 9 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.46%) Apache
8 7 (1.28%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.91%) WordPress
11 4 (0.73%) Confluence
11 4 (0.73%) nginx
11 4 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.55%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (3.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 96 (17.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (9.87%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.74%) Power Platform
4 12 (2.19%) Apigee
4 12 (2.19%) Serverless
5 8 (1.46%) GitHub
5 8 (1.46%) SaaS
6 7 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.10%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.73%) IaaS
8 4 (0.73%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.37%) npm
11 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.18%) Datadog
11 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.20%) Broadband
2 6 (1.10%) HTTP
3 5 (0.91%) SSL
4 3 (0.55%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.18%) FTP
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (20.84%) SQL Server
2 72 (13.16%) MySQL
3 63 (11.52%) MongoDB
4 55 (10.05%) NoSQL
5 35 (6.40%) Big Data
6 20 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.19%) Blockchain
10 11 (2.01%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.65%) Redis
11 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.46%) Power BI
13 6 (1.10%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.91%) CockroachDB
15 4 (0.73%) Looker
Development Applications
1 85 (15.54%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (5.85%) JIRA
4 31 (5.67%) Visual Studio
5 28 (5.12%) webpack
6 25 (4.57%) Maven
7 24 (4.39%) gulp
8 21 (3.84%) Gradle
9 20 (3.66%) Grunt
9 20 (3.66%) Jenkins
10 15 (2.74%) PHPUnit
11 13 (2.38%) NUnit
11 13 (2.38%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.19%) MSTest
13 11 (2.01%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (1.65%) JUnit
16 8 (1.46%) Cucumber
16 8 (1.46%) Selenium
17 7 (1.28%) RSpec
General
1 40 (7.31%) Finance
2 24 (4.39%) Retail
3 15 (2.74%) Marketing
4 14 (2.56%) Banking
5 11 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.83%) Games
7 8 (1.46%) Legal
7 8 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.55%) Advertising
10 3 (0.55%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (41.32%) .NET
2 185 (33.82%) CSS
3 176 (32.18%) HTML
4 171 (31.26%) AngularJS
5 123 (22.49%) ASP.NET
6 100 (18.28%) RESTful
7 86 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 83 (15.17%) jQuery
9 82 (14.99%) Node.js
10 71 (12.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 69 (12.61%) React
12 68 (12.43%) .NET Framework
12 68 (12.43%) Web Services
13 54 (9.87%) .NET Core
14 52 (9.51%) XML
15 47 (8.59%) Entity Framework
15 47 (8.59%) Vue.js
16 45 (8.23%) REST
17 42 (7.68%) HTML5
18 41 (7.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.24%) User Experience
2 46 (8.41%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.11%) Fintech
5 15 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.28%) Robotics
8 5 (0.91%) Life Science
9 4 (0.73%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.55%) Wiki
11 2 (0.37%) IVR
11 2 (0.37%) NHS
12 1 (0.18%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.18%) BBC
12 1 (0.18%) Blog
12 1 (0.18%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.18%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.47%) Linux
2 17 (3.11%) Android
3 13 (2.38%) Windows
4 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.73%) Unix
5 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (28.70%) MVC
3 121 (22.12%) TDD
4 112 (20.48%) Software Engineering
5 104 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (19.01%) DevOps
6 78 (14.26%) Microservices
7 77 (14.08%) OO
8 74 (13.53%) Front End Development
9 57 (10.42%) OOP
10 56 (10.24%) Mentoring
11 55 (10.05%) Computer Science
11 55 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
12 54 (9.87%) BDD
13 51 (9.32%) Test Automation
14 40 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (7.31%) E-Commerce
14 40 (7.31%) SDLC
15 38 (6.95%) Continuous Delivery
16 36 (6.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 239 (43.69%) JavaScript
2 213 (38.94%) C#
3 158 (28.88%) SQL
4 143 (26.14%) Java
5 91 (16.64%) PHP
6 35 (6.40%) T-SQL
7 34 (6.22%) C++
8 28 (5.12%) Java 8
9 26 (4.75%) TypeScript
10 20 (3.66%) Python
11 15 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.19%) ES6
12 12 (2.19%) Ruby
13 8 (1.46%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.28%) C
15 5 (0.91%) Go
15 5 (0.91%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.73%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.73%) XAML
17 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (12.43%) Degree
2 33 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.91%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 56 (10.24%) Docker
2 7 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (4.75%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.28%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 82 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.20%) Adobe
3 15 (2.74%) Pega
4 14 (2.56%) CA
4 14 (2.56%) Oracle
5 8 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.28%) Nintex
6 7 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.28%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.10%) Tableau
7 6 (1.10%) Zend
8 5 (0.91%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.73%) Informatica
9 4 (0.73%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.73%) Software AG
9 4 (0.73%) Twitter
9 4 (0.73%) webMethods
10 3 (0.55%) Facebook
10 3 (0.55%) Instagram
10 3 (0.55%) YouTube