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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 156 282 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.33% 46.53% 35.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.84% 47.64% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 127 254 190
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
475 592 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.38% 97.69% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 402 511 461
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 0 139 £37,500 - 42
Wirral -2 5 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Southport -1 1 £27,500 -4.34%
St Helens -1 1 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 175 (48.08%) HTML
2 171 (46.98%) JavaScript
3 159 (43.68%) CSS
4 155 (42.58%) .NET
5 150 (41.21%) MVC
6 148 (40.66%) C#
7 131 (35.99%) ASP.NET
8 113 (31.04%) SQL
9 107 (29.40%) SQL Server
10 95 (26.10%) PHP
11 84 (23.08%) MySQL
12 81 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (21.98%) TDD
13 80 (21.98%) OO
14 78 (21.43%) .NET Framework
15 60 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 54 (14.84%) HTML5
17 50 (13.74%) WCF
18 47 (12.91%) CSS3
18 47 (12.91%) OO PHP
19 46 (12.64%) Java
20 45 (12.36%) jQuery
21 44 (12.09%) Web Services
21 44 (12.09%) E-Commerce
22 41 (11.26%) Oracle
22 41 (11.26%) Zend
23 40 (10.99%) Finance
24 39 (10.71%) Linux
25 37 (10.16%) Magento
25 37 (10.16%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 28 (7.69%) IIS
2 27 (7.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 22 (6.04%) Node.js
3 22 (6.04%) Apache
4 19 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (3.57%) Umbraco
6 12 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.10%) CMS
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.55%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Exstream Dialogue
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.27%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 37 (10.16%) Magento
2 10 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.92%) Tridion
4 2 (0.55%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.12%) Internet
2 6 (1.65%) HTTP
3 2 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (29.40%) SQL Server
2 84 (23.08%) MySQL
3 34 (9.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (9.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (9.07%) Oracle Database
5 26 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
6 17 (4.67%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (2.20%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.37%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.10%) QlikView
10 4 (1.10%) OLAP
10 4 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.57%) Firebug
3 13 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (2.47%) NUnit
4 9 (2.47%) MSTest
4 9 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (2.47%) Moq
5 8 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.20%) Subversion
6 7 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.92%) PHPUnit
7 5 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.55%) JIRA
8 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.55%) Grunt
9 1 (0.27%) Ant
9 1 (0.27%) Xcode
9 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 40 (10.99%) Finance
2 21 (5.77%) Retail
3 17 (4.67%) Games
4 14 (3.85%) Law
5 7 (1.92%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.10%) Legal
6 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.82%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) Banking
7 3 (0.82%) Marketing
8 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (48.08%) HTML
2 159 (43.68%) CSS
3 155 (42.58%) .NET
4 131 (35.99%) ASP.NET
5 78 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 60 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 54 (14.84%) HTML5
8 50 (13.74%) WCF
9 47 (12.91%) CSS3
10 45 (12.36%) jQuery
11 44 (12.09%) Web Services
12 35 (9.62%) SOAP
12 35 (9.62%) Ajax
13 34 (9.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (9.07%) REST
15 30 (8.24%) Symfony
16 26 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
16 26 (7.14%) Middleware
17 24 (6.59%) Yii
18 23 (6.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.67%) User Experience
4 13 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.20%) Open Source
7 7 (1.92%) W3C
8 6 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.82%) EPoS
9 3 (0.82%) Social Network
10 2 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.55%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.27%) iPad
11 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.27%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.27%) Online Games
11 1 (0.27%) iPhone
11 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.71%) Linux
2 29 (7.97%) UNIX
3 25 (6.87%) Windows
4 5 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (41.21%) MVC
2 81 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (21.98%) TDD
3 80 (21.98%) OO
4 47 (12.91%) OO PHP
5 44 (12.09%) E-Commerce
6 36 (9.89%) SOA
7 32 (8.79%) Web Application Development
8 30 (8.24%) Web Development
9 28 (7.69%) OOP
10 27 (7.42%) Scrum
11 25 (6.87%) Unit Testing
12 24 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (6.59%) BDD
13 16 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (3.57%) Kanban
14 13 (3.57%) B2B
15 11 (3.02%) CRM
15 11 (3.02%) CRUD
15 11 (3.02%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (46.98%) JavaScript
2 148 (40.66%) C#
3 113 (31.04%) SQL
4 95 (26.10%) PHP
5 46 (12.64%) Java
6 27 (7.42%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.22%) Ruby
8 15 (4.12%) C++
9 12 (3.30%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.47%) F#
12 8 (2.20%) Python
13 5 (1.37%) VB
13 5 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.10%) PHP5
15 3 (0.82%) ABAP
16 2 (0.55%) VBA
16 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.27%) XQuery
17 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (4.95%) Degree
2 17 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.75%) MCTS
3 10 (2.75%) MCP
3 10 (2.75%) MCAD
3 10 (2.75%) MCSD
4 6 (1.65%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 41 (11.26%) Oracle
1 41 (11.26%) Zend
2 33 (9.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.92%) EPiServer
4 5 (1.37%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.10%) SAP
5 4 (1.10%) Twitter
6 3 (0.82%) Google
6 3 (0.82%) Facebook
6 3 (0.82%) Adobe
7 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.55%) Cognos
7 2 (0.55%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.55%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.27%) Tableau
8 1 (0.27%) Teradata
8 1 (0.27%) HP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
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Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Yodel
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Circle Recruitment
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