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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 42 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 8 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.00% 3.73% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 4.44% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 21
Average salary £66,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.61% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
320 450 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.80% 83.96% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 235 384 341
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 17 (60.71%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) .NET
4 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (50.00%) C#
5 12 (42.86%) SQL
6 11 (39.29%) MVC
6 11 (39.29%) QA
6 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
6 11 (39.29%) Multithreading
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 10 (35.71%) OO
8 9 (32.14%) Linux
8 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
8 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
9 8 (28.57%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 6 (21.43%) Banking
10 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) XML
10 6 (21.43%) UNIX
10 6 (21.43%) RESTful
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) NUnit
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) Moq
2 1 (3.57%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (3.57%) LoadUI
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Electronics
3 4 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Principle Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 6 (21.43%) XML
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 6 (21.43%) RESTful
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) JAX-RS
5 5 (17.86%) Ninject
5 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (17.86%) VXML
6 4 (14.29%) J2EE
7 3 (10.71%) HTML
8 1 (3.57%) MFC
8 1 (3.57%) WPF
8 1 (3.57%) WinForms
8 1 (3.57%) HTML5
8 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Fat Client
2 5 (17.86%) Thin Client
2 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.86%) IVR
2 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) MVC
2 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
2 11 (39.29%) Multithreading
3 10 (35.71%) OO
4 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
5 6 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Refactoring
6 5 (17.86%) OOD
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.86%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 1 (3.57%) Mobile Development
9 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) C#
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) C
7 1 (3.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP