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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 195 249 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.77% 38.91% 44.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.88% 40.29% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 167 236 270
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
559 618 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.95% 96.56% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 464 544 560
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 0 152 £37,500 +7.14% 41
Wirral 0 18 £43,750 +21.52% 7
Birkenhead 0 15 £40,000 +45.45% 4
St Helens +4 2 £33,250 +10.83% 2
Southport -2 1 £22,500 -40.00%
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 191 (47.39%) .NET
2 189 (46.90%) HTML
3 175 (43.42%) CSS
4 172 (42.68%) C#
5 165 (40.94%) JavaScript
6 153 (37.97%) MVC
7 141 (34.99%) SQL
8 137 (34.00%) SQL Server
9 132 (32.75%) ASP.NET
10 129 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
11 101 (25.06%) OO
12 100 (24.81%) PHP
13 94 (23.33%) HTML5
14 89 (22.08%) jQuery
15 74 (18.36%) MySQL
16 70 (17.37%) TDD
17 68 (16.87%) WCF
18 67 (16.63%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (15.38%) .NET Framework
20 61 (15.14%) CSS3
21 55 (13.65%) Web Services
22 48 (11.91%) E-Commerce
23 47 (11.66%) Zend
23 47 (11.66%) Git (software)
24 46 (11.41%) T-SQL
25 38 (9.43%) Web Application Development
26 35 (8.68%) BDD
27 34 (8.44%) Ajax
27 34 (8.44%) OO PHP
28 33 (8.19%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 29 (7.20%) Node.js
2 20 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.97%) CMS
4 15 (3.72%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.99%) Apache
7 7 (1.74%) IIS
7 7 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.24%) WordPress
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.99%) nginx
10 3 (0.74%) Drupal
10 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.50%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.25%) SAS
12 1 (0.25%) Jetty
12 1 (0.25%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 20 (4.96%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) DOC1
4 1 (0.25%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) FastStats
4 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 31 (7.69%) Magento
2 9 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.25%) Tridion
3 1 (0.25%) Exstream
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.50%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.71%) Internet
2 7 (1.74%) HTTP
3 2 (0.50%) SMS
3 2 (0.50%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (18.36%) MySQL
3 30 (7.44%) NoSQL
4 29 (7.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (4.47%) Oracle Database
8 17 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.73%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.74%) Redis
14 6 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (1.24%) WhereScape RED
16 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 3 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.46%) Subversion
3 17 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.98%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.98%) NUnit
5 6 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (1.24%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.99%) RSpec
7 4 (0.99%) JIRA
7 4 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.74%) MSTest
8 3 (0.74%) Maven
8 3 (0.74%) JUnit
9 2 (0.50%) Ant
9 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.25%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 27 (6.70%) Games
2 24 (5.96%) Finance
3 18 (4.47%) Retail
4 10 (2.48%) Marketing
4 10 (2.48%) Advertising
5 7 (1.74%) Legal
6 5 (1.24%) Law
7 4 (0.99%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (47.39%) .NET
2 189 (46.90%) HTML
3 175 (43.42%) CSS
4 132 (32.75%) ASP.NET
5 94 (23.33%) HTML5
6 89 (22.08%) jQuery
7 68 (16.87%) WCF
8 67 (16.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 61 (15.14%) CSS3
11 55 (13.65%) Web Services
12 34 (8.44%) Ajax
13 30 (7.44%) RESTful
14 26 (6.45%) XML
14 26 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 24 (5.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 23 (5.71%) SOAP
17 23 (5.71%) REST
18 22 (5.46%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.96%) User Experience
2 20 (4.96%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.98%) Open Source
4 12 (2.98%) W3C
4 12 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.23%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.99%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.99%) BBC
6 8 (1.99%) Social Media
7 4 (0.99%) GIS
7 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.74%) Blog
8 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.50%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.50%) Handset
9 2 (0.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.20%) Linux
2 19 (4.71%) Windows
3 16 (3.97%) Android
4 11 (2.73%) UNIX
5 7 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (37.97%) MVC
2 129 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (25.06%) OO
4 70 (17.37%) TDD
5 48 (11.91%) E-Commerce
6 38 (9.43%) Web Application Development
7 35 (8.68%) BDD
8 34 (8.44%) OO PHP
9 33 (8.19%) Scrum
10 28 (6.95%) Web Development
11 22 (5.46%) Refactoring
12 21 (5.21%) Unit Testing
13 17 (4.22%) Progressive Enhancement
13 17 (4.22%) Software Engineering
13 17 (4.22%) SOA
14 16 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (3.47%) Automated Testing
15 14 (3.47%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (2.98%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 172 (42.68%) C#
2 165 (40.94%) JavaScript
3 141 (34.99%) SQL
4 100 (24.81%) PHP
5 46 (11.41%) T-SQL
6 30 (7.44%) Ruby
7 25 (6.20%) Java
8 18 (4.47%) C++
9 14 (3.47%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.48%) PHP5
11 9 (2.23%) VB
12 7 (1.74%) VB6
12 7 (1.74%) Python
13 6 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.50%) Perl
14 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.25%) AWK
15 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.25%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (6.95%) Degree
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.50%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.99%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) Capistrano
1 4 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (11.66%) Zend
2 33 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.70%) Oracle
4 12 (2.98%) Apple
5 11 (2.73%) Google
6 9 (2.23%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.99%) Yahoo!
7 8 (1.99%) Sony
7 8 (1.99%) Facebook
8 5 (1.24%) Adobe
9 3 (0.74%) SAP
9 3 (0.74%) IBM
9 3 (0.74%) Twitter
10 2 (0.50%) Cognos
10 2 (0.50%) Tableau
11 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.25%) HP
11 1 (0.25%) JBoss
11 1 (0.25%) ESRI
11 1 (0.25%) ATG
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life & Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago