The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 43 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.55% 1.77% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 1.85% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 7
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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
390 541 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.42% 95.58% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 288 471 301
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Liverpool

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
5 6 (25.00%) QA
5 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Banking
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) RESTful
5 6 (25.00%) JAX-RS
5 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (25.00%) C++
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (25.00%) UNIX
5 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (20.83%) Games
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.83%) Python
6 5 (20.83%) Perl

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Games
3 4 (16.67%) Law
3 4 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) JAX-RS
2 6 (25.00%) RESTful
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) WinForms
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) WPF
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Mason
4 1 (4.17%) Qt
4 1 (4.17%) MFC
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.83%) Game Development
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.17%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) GAMP