The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 47 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.60% 4.18% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 4.32% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 27
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software 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 Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
362 463 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.79% 96.86% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 281 414 390
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Liverpool

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (20.00%) Symfony
5 3 (20.00%) Zend
5 3 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Yii
5 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Ingres
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) CorVu
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Symfony
5 3 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (20.00%) Yii
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
7 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) STL
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) Qt
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) AWK
6 1 (6.67%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) Korn
6 1 (6.67%) XPath
6 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSD
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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