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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 12 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 60.00% 41.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 60.00% 41.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
20 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 4
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +71.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 20 (86.96%) C#
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
2 19 (82.61%) MVC
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) WCF
5 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (60.87%) Web Application Development
6 12 (52.17%) TDD
7 11 (47.83%) Internet
7 11 (47.83%) Games
7 11 (47.83%) BDD
8 8 (34.78%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (30.43%) OO
9 7 (30.43%) Node.js
10 6 (26.09%) HTML
10 6 (26.09%) CSS
10 6 (26.09%) Ruby
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 6 (26.09%) RESTful
10 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
10 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
11 5 (21.74%) jQuery
11 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (21.74%) CQRS
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (17.39%) SQL
12 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birkenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (30.43%) Node.js
2 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) NUnit
General
1 11 (47.83%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
3 15 (65.22%) WCF
4 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (34.78%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (26.09%) RESTful
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.04%) WPF
10 2 (8.70%) CSS3
10 2 (8.70%) HTML5
11 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) MVC
2 14 (60.87%) Web Application Development
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 11 (47.83%) BDD
5 7 (30.43%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (21.74%) CQRS
7 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.35%) OOD
9 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.35%) Web Design
9 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
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