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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 46 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.85% 4.00% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 4.09% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 16
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £26,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
369 464 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.36% 97.68% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 314 407 369
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) OO
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) PHP
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 6 (46.15%) Refactoring
2 6 (46.15%) Symfony
2 6 (46.15%) Zend
2 6 (46.15%) CodeIgniter
2 6 (46.15%) Yii
2 6 (46.15%) OO PHP
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) User Experience
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Symfony
2 6 (46.15%) CodeIgniter
2 6 (46.15%) Yii
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Qt
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) LINQ
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OO
2 6 (46.15%) Refactoring
2 6 (46.15%) OO PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) MVVM
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
4 1 (7.69%) F#
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GAMP
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago