The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birkenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 12 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 100.00% 53.33% 50.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 100.00% 53.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 3
Average salary £35,000 £37,125 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.72% +6.07%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Developer
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birkenhead region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birkenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
12 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 4
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Birkenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

Developer
Salary Trend in Birkenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Birkenhead region.

Developer Salary Trend in Birkenhead

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birkenhead

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birkenhead region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 26 (96.30%) MVC
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
1 26 (96.30%) ASP.NET
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 23 (85.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (81.48%) WCF
4 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
5 21 (77.78%) RESTful
5 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (74.07%) Games
6 20 (74.07%) Node.js
6 20 (74.07%) Git (software)
6 20 (74.07%) Ruby
6 20 (74.07%) Internet
6 20 (74.07%) NoSQL
6 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (74.07%) TDD
6 20 (74.07%) BDD
6 20 (74.07%) Web Application Development
7 5 (18.52%) WPF
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) CSS
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 2 (7.41%) SQL
10 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
10 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
10 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.41%) B2B
10 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birkenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birkenhead region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (74.07%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Firebug
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (74.07%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
1 26 (96.30%) ASP.NET
2 23 (85.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (81.48%) WCF
4 21 (77.78%) RESTful
4 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (18.52%) WPF
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (3.70%) CSS3
9 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.70%) SignalR
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) MVC
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) TDD
2 20 (74.07%) BDD
2 20 (74.07%) Web Application Development
3 2 (7.41%) B2B
3 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
3 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Xamarin