The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / North West
Rank 38 47 52
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 380 265 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.27% 4.69% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 4.83% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 334 230 275
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 5865 5483 6340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 97.06% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4606 5110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +9 301 £50,000 - 57
Cheshire -2 35 £44,000 -12.00% 13
Lancashire +8 23 £38,250 -19.47% 5
Merseyside +3 20 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 385 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (51.01%) JavaScript
3 303 (41.00%) MVC
4 289 (39.11%) C#
5 287 (38.84%) HTML
6 285 (38.57%) SQL
6 285 (38.57%) .NET
7 242 (32.75%) CSS
8 240 (32.48%) Java
9 222 (30.04%) SQL Server
10 183 (24.76%) TDD
11 179 (24.22%) ASP.NET
12 177 (23.95%) AngularJS
13 170 (23.00%) OO
14 166 (22.46%) jQuery
15 157 (21.24%) Web Services
16 142 (19.22%) Git (software)
17 130 (17.59%) Spring
18 129 (17.46%) MySQL
18 129 (17.46%) iPad
19 125 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
20 124 (16.78%) HTML5
21 117 (15.83%) PHP
22 115 (15.56%) Web Development
23 108 (14.61%) Microsoft
23 108 (14.61%) Scrum
24 105 (14.21%) ASP.NET MVC
25 96 (12.99%) E-Commerce
26 94 (12.72%) Node.js
27 92 (12.45%) Mentoring

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 52 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 32 (4.33%) WordPress
3 23 (3.11%) JBoss
4 20 (2.71%) CMS
5 15 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.89%) IIS
7 13 (1.76%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.49%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.22%) Drupal
9 9 (1.22%) Mule
9 9 (1.22%) Mule ESB
10 8 (1.08%) Confluence
11 7 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.81%) Apache
12 6 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.81%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.81%) Jetty
12 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.03%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.49%) InVision
4 1 (0.14%) GIMP
4 1 (0.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (4.87%) Magento
2 22 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.27%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 79 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (2.30%) SaaS
5 7 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.54%) GitHub
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.30%) Internet
2 12 (1.62%) HTTP
3 5 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (30.04%) SQL Server
2 129 (17.46%) MySQL
3 60 (8.12%) Big Data
4 58 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (6.77%) NoSQL
7 46 (6.22%) MongoDB
8 42 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (5.41%) Hadoop
10 39 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.62%) MS Access
14 11 (1.49%) Hazelcast
14 11 (1.49%) Redis
15 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (1.08%) DTS
16 8 (1.08%) Relational Database
16 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 142 (19.22%) Git (software)
2 64 (8.66%) Subversion
3 57 (7.71%) JUnit
4 35 (4.74%) JIRA
5 33 (4.47%) Eclipse
6 32 (4.33%) NUnit
7 31 (4.19%) Grunt
7 31 (4.19%) Selenium
7 31 (4.19%) Visual Studio
8 30 (4.06%) Jenkins
8 30 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (3.65%) Mercurial
10 26 (3.52%) gulp
11 23 (3.11%) Ant
11 23 (3.11%) Maven
12 16 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.62%) Gradle
14 11 (1.49%) Axure RP
14 11 (1.49%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.49%) Mockito
General
1 83 (11.23%) Finance
2 42 (5.68%) Retail
3 22 (2.98%) Marketing
4 14 (1.89%) Legal
5 12 (1.62%) Advertising
6 10 (1.35%) Banking
7 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.95%) Electronics
8 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (38.84%) HTML
2 285 (38.57%) .NET
3 242 (32.75%) CSS
4 179 (24.22%) ASP.NET
5 177 (23.95%) AngularJS
6 166 (22.46%) jQuery
7 157 (21.24%) Web Services
8 130 (17.59%) Spring
9 124 (16.78%) HTML5
10 105 (14.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 94 (12.72%) Node.js
12 88 (11.91%) .NET Framework
12 88 (11.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 81 (10.96%) WCF
14 75 (10.15%) React
15 67 (9.07%) RESTful
16 64 (8.66%) Entity Framework
17 62 (8.39%) XML
18 61 (8.25%) Hibernate
19 60 (8.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 129 (17.46%) iPad
2 50 (6.77%) User Experience
3 39 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.25%) Algorithms
5 24 (3.25%) Data Structures
6 23 (3.11%) Xbox
7 20 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.89%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.95%) Social Media
11 7 (0.95%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.54%) Blog
12 4 (0.54%) Fintech
13 2 (0.27%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.27%) Graphic Design
14 1 (0.14%) Animation
14 1 (0.14%) iPhone
14 1 (0.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.93%) Linux
2 49 (6.63%) Windows
3 44 (5.95%) Android
4 37 (5.01%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.03%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.95%) Unix
7 6 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.54%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (41.00%) MVC
3 183 (24.76%) TDD
4 170 (23.00%) OO
5 125 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (15.56%) Web Development
7 108 (14.61%) Scrum
8 96 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 92 (12.45%) Mentoring
10 68 (9.20%) Software Engineering
11 63 (8.53%) BDD
12 60 (8.12%) Unit Testing
13 54 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 49 (6.63%) OOP
15 45 (6.09%) Front End Development
16 42 (5.68%) Machine Learning
17 38 (5.14%) Automated Testing
17 38 (5.14%) Multithreading
18 37 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (5.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 377 (51.01%) JavaScript
2 289 (39.11%) C#
3 285 (38.57%) SQL
4 240 (32.48%) Java
5 117 (15.83%) PHP
6 39 (5.28%) T-SQL
7 31 (4.19%) C++
7 31 (4.19%) VB.NET
8 28 (3.79%) Scala
9 26 (3.52%) Python
10 12 (1.62%) Ruby
11 9 (1.22%) Groovy
11 9 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.08%) PHP 5
12 8 (1.08%) TypeScript
13 7 (0.95%) Apple Swift
13 7 (0.95%) Clojure
14 6 (0.81%) Perl
14 6 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (9.07%) Degree
2 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.62%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) GCP
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (2.30%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (1.22%) Kibana
2 6 (0.81%) Puppet
3 5 (0.68%) Ansible
3 5 (0.68%) logstash
3 5 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.68%) Salt
4 3 (0.41%) Packer
4 3 (0.41%) Terraform
5 1 (0.14%) Grafana
5 1 (0.14%) Graphite
5 1 (0.14%) Marathon
5 1 (0.14%) Mesos
5 1 (0.14%) Plesk
5 1 (0.14%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 108 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.34%) Oracle
3 33 (4.47%) Google
4 14 (1.89%) Zend
5 12 (1.62%) Adobe
6 11 (1.49%) PayPal
7 9 (1.22%) HP
7 9 (1.22%) IBM
8 8 (1.08%) Cadence
9 7 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.95%) SAP
10 6 (0.81%) Facebook
10 6 (0.81%) Sybase
10 6 (0.81%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.68%) Splunk
12 4 (0.54%) hybris
12 4 (0.54%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.41%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.41%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.41%) FatWire
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Flexible Hours
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago