The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 38 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.49% 3.88% 7.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 4.43% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 32
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineering
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
307 451 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 82.31% 87.40% 78.44%
Number of salaries quoted 254 406 308
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 15 (57.69%) HTML
1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
1 15 (57.69%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
3 13 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (50.00%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) C#
4 12 (46.15%) HTML5
5 9 (34.62%) OO
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
7 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
7 7 (26.92%) CSS3
8 6 (23.08%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (23.08%) PHP
8 6 (23.08%) MVC
9 5 (19.23%) Law
9 5 (19.23%) Legal
9 5 (19.23%) OOP
9 5 (19.23%) PhD
9 5 (19.23%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 4 (15.38%) C++
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 4 (15.38%) Games
11 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
11 3 (11.54%) Java

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (19.23%) Law
1 5 (19.23%) Legal
2 4 (15.38%) Games
3 3 (11.54%) Online Betting
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Architect
8 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) C# Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) HTML
1 15 (57.69%) CSS
2 13 (50.00%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) HTML5
4 8 (30.77%) Web Services
5 7 (26.92%) CSS3
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.54%) ServiceStack
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.69%) jQuery
8 2 (7.69%) XML
9 1 (3.85%) XSLT
9 1 (3.85%) LAMP
9 1 (3.85%) Ajax
9 1 (3.85%) WCF
9 1 (3.85%) LINQ
9 1 (3.85%) J2EE
9 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
9 1 (3.85%) SOAP
9 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (19.23%) OOP
5 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) UML
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) AWK
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) XPath
7 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) PhD
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Telerik
2 1 (3.85%) Google