The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer 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
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 144 266 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.51% 40.99% 37.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.72% 42.77% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 112 244 159
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £44,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
454 622 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.03% 95.84% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 345 540 390
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Developer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Developer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

Developer Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Developer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 117 £41,000 +13.88% 41
Wirral -2 11 £40,000 - 3
Prescot -2 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Birkenhead -3 2 £38,750 -3.12% 4
Southport +1 1 £35,000 +32.07% 1
St Helens -4 1 £30,000 +5.26%
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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

1 146 (45.91%) HTML
2 138 (43.40%) JavaScript
2 138 (43.40%) .NET
3 122 (38.36%) CSS
4 121 (38.05%) C#
5 118 (37.11%) MVC
6 107 (33.65%) ASP.NET
6 107 (33.65%) SQL Server
7 95 (29.87%) SQL
8 89 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
9 82 (25.79%) PHP
10 75 (23.58%) TDD
11 69 (21.70%) MySQL
12 66 (20.75%) OO
13 56 (17.61%) .NET Framework
14 50 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (15.72%) HTML5
15 48 (15.09%) Finance
16 44 (13.84%) Scrum
17 42 (13.21%) Java
17 42 (13.21%) jQuery
18 41 (12.89%) Web Application Development
19 39 (12.26%) WCF
19 39 (12.26%) Zend
19 39 (12.26%) Web Development
19 39 (12.26%) Microsoft
20 38 (11.95%) SOA
20 38 (11.95%) OO PHP
21 37 (11.64%) Oracle
22 36 (11.32%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 30 (9.43%) Oracle Service Bus
2 25 (7.86%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (6.29%) IIS
3 20 (6.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (4.72%) Apache
5 11 (3.46%) Node.js
5 11 (3.46%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.14%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.57%) CMS
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.94%) Drupal
10 2 (0.63%) Exstream Dialogue
11 1 (0.31%) WordPress
11 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.20%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.57%) MS Office
5 1 (0.31%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 28 (8.81%) Magento
2 11 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.26%) Exstream
4 2 (0.63%) Tridion
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.35%) Office 365
2 12 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.20%) Internet
2 6 (1.89%) HTTP
3 3 (0.94%) Intranet
4 2 (0.63%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (33.65%) SQL Server
2 69 (21.70%) MySQL
3 32 (10.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 32 (10.06%) Oracle Database
4 29 (9.12%) Oracle ODI
5 24 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.20%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.57%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.26%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.94%) QlikView
13 3 (0.94%) OLAP
13 3 (0.94%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.35%) NUnit
3 17 (5.35%) Moq
4 16 (5.03%) MSTest
4 16 (5.03%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (2.83%) PHPUnit
6 8 (2.52%) Subversion
7 7 (2.20%) Firebug
7 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.89%) Grunt
9 4 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.94%) JIRA
11 1 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 48 (15.09%) Finance
2 20 (6.29%) Retail
3 15 (4.72%) Music Industry
4 11 (3.46%) Law
5 6 (1.89%) Games
6 4 (1.26%) Legal
7 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (45.91%) HTML
2 138 (43.40%) .NET
3 122 (38.36%) CSS
4 107 (33.65%) ASP.NET
5 56 (17.61%) .NET Framework
6 50 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (15.72%) HTML5
7 42 (13.21%) jQuery
8 39 (12.26%) WCF
9 32 (10.06%) Symfony
9 32 (10.06%) CSS3
10 30 (9.43%) Ajax
11 29 (9.12%) Oracle Fusion
12 28 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (8.81%) SOAP
12 28 (8.81%) Web Services
13 26 (8.18%) Middleware
14 23 (7.23%) REST
15 22 (6.92%) Yii
16 20 (6.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.23%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.03%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (3.14%) Social Network
5 9 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.20%) User Experience
6 7 (2.20%) W3C
7 6 (1.89%) Social Media
8 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.94%) Open Source
9 2 (0.63%) EPoS
9 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.31%) NHS
10 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.31%) IVR
10 1 (0.31%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.75%) UNIX
2 30 (9.43%) Linux
3 28 (8.81%) Windows
4 4 (1.26%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (37.11%) MVC
2 89 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (23.58%) TDD
4 66 (20.75%) OO
5 44 (13.84%) Scrum
6 41 (12.89%) Web Application Development
7 39 (12.26%) Web Development
8 38 (11.95%) SOA
8 38 (11.95%) OO PHP
9 36 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (10.69%) E-Commerce
11 32 (10.06%) Dependency Injection
12 30 (9.43%) OOP
13 22 (6.92%) BDD
13 22 (6.92%) Unit Testing
14 18 (5.66%) Kanban
15 15 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (4.72%) Web Design
16 13 (4.09%) CRM
17 11 (3.46%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 138 (43.40%) JavaScript
2 121 (38.05%) C#
3 95 (29.87%) SQL
4 82 (25.79%) PHP
5 42 (13.21%) Java
6 24 (7.55%) T-SQL
7 16 (5.03%) VB.NET
8 14 (4.40%) Ruby
9 9 (2.83%) F#
10 7 (2.20%) C++
11 5 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.57%) PHP5
11 5 (1.57%) Python
12 4 (1.26%) VB
13 2 (0.63%) ABAP
13 2 (0.63%) VBA
13 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.46%) MCTS
2 11 (3.46%) MCP
2 11 (3.46%) MCAD
2 11 (3.46%) MCSD
3 7 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (12.26%) Microsoft
1 39 (12.26%) Zend
2 37 (11.64%) Oracle
3 12 (3.77%) Twitter
4 10 (3.14%) Facebook
5 4 (1.26%) Google
5 4 (1.26%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.94%) HP
6 3 (0.94%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.63%) VMware
7 2 (0.63%) Adobe
7 2 (0.63%) SAP
7 2 (0.63%) Cognos
7 2 (0.63%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.31%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.31%) PayPal
8 1 (0.31%) RedDot
8 1 (0.31%) Teradata
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.31%) Tableau
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