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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 202 321 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.89% 50.47% 44.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.98% 51.86% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 158 299 236
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
470 619 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.14% 97.33% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 379 548 493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 162 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Wirral +1 18 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Birkenhead 0 12 £35,000 -5.72%
Southport -1 6 £27,500 -4.34%
St Helens -4 1 £22,000 -39.31%
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 189 (47.01%) .NET
2 172 (42.79%) HTML
3 167 (41.54%) C#
3 167 (41.54%) MVC
4 160 (39.80%) CSS
5 154 (38.31%) JavaScript
6 145 (36.07%) ASP.NET
7 142 (35.32%) SQL
8 138 (34.33%) SQL Server
9 96 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
10 92 (22.89%) .NET Framework
11 81 (20.15%) PHP
12 75 (18.66%) OO
13 73 (18.16%) HTML5
14 72 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 71 (17.66%) TDD
16 64 (15.92%) MySQL
17 62 (15.42%) CSS3
18 61 (15.17%) WCF
19 53 (13.18%) Git (software)
20 52 (12.94%) jQuery
20 52 (12.94%) Web Services
21 45 (11.19%) Finance
22 44 (10.95%) Java
23 42 (10.45%) T-SQL
24 41 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
25 38 (9.45%) Linux
26 37 (9.20%) SOAP
26 37 (9.20%) Oracle
26 37 (9.20%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (8.46%) Node.js
2 23 (5.72%) IIS
3 19 (4.73%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (4.23%) Apache
5 15 (3.73%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.23%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.50%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.25%) CMS
11 1 (0.25%) Drupal
11 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 16 (3.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.25%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 24 (5.97%) Magento
2 7 (1.74%) Tridion
3 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.22%) Internet
2 7 (1.74%) HTTP
3 2 (0.50%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 64 (15.92%) MySQL
3 35 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (7.96%) NoSQL
5 27 (6.72%) Oracle Database
6 26 (6.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (4.23%) Oracle ODI
9 13 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.74%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.49%) Redis
13 6 (1.49%) OLAP
13 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.24%) Spotfire
14 5 (1.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.71%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (3.23%) Firebug
6 9 (2.24%) Subversion
7 8 (1.99%) NUnit
8 7 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.49%) MSTest
9 6 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (1.24%) Moq
10 5 (1.24%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.75%) JIRA
12 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.25%) Xcode
13 1 (0.25%) Ant
13 1 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 45 (11.19%) Finance
2 26 (6.47%) Retail
3 24 (5.97%) Games
4 15 (3.73%) Law
5 9 (2.24%) Legal
6 7 (1.74%) Banking
6 7 (1.74%) Advertising
7 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.75%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (47.01%) .NET
2 172 (42.79%) HTML
3 160 (39.80%) CSS
4 145 (36.07%) ASP.NET
5 92 (22.89%) .NET Framework
6 73 (18.16%) HTML5
7 72 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (15.42%) CSS3
9 61 (15.17%) WCF
10 52 (12.94%) jQuery
10 52 (12.94%) Web Services
11 41 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (9.20%) SOAP
13 36 (8.96%) REST
14 29 (7.21%) RESTful
15 23 (5.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 22 (5.47%) Ajax
17 21 (5.22%) Middleware
18 19 (4.73%) Classic ASP
18 19 (4.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.47%) Mobile App
2 23 (5.72%) User Experience
3 16 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.74%) Open Source
6 11 (2.74%) W3C
7 6 (1.49%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.50%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.25%) iPhone
11 1 (0.25%) iPad
11 1 (0.25%) New Media
11 1 (0.25%) EPoS
11 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.45%) Linux
2 27 (6.72%) Windows
3 22 (5.47%) UNIX
4 10 (2.49%) Android
5 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (41.54%) MVC
2 96 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (18.66%) OO
4 71 (17.66%) TDD
5 35 (8.71%) OO PHP
6 33 (8.21%) Web Application Development
7 32 (7.96%) BDD
8 31 (7.71%) SOA
9 30 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 23 (5.72%) Scrum
11 21 (5.22%) OOP
12 20 (4.98%) Unit Testing
13 19 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (4.48%) Web Development
15 13 (3.23%) B2B
16 12 (2.99%) Refactoring
17 11 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (2.74%) Progressive Enhancement
17 11 (2.74%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (2.74%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 167 (41.54%) C#
2 154 (38.31%) JavaScript
3 142 (35.32%) SQL
4 81 (20.15%) PHP
5 44 (10.95%) Java
6 42 (10.45%) T-SQL
7 26 (6.47%) Ruby
8 23 (5.72%) C++
9 14 (3.48%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.24%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.74%) Python
12 6 (1.49%) PHP5
13 5 (1.24%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.24%) F#
13 5 (1.24%) VB
14 4 (1.00%) ABAP
15 2 (0.50%) VBA
15 2 (0.50%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.25%) Korn
16 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (5.22%) Degree
2 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.50%) MCSD
4 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.25%) MCTS
4 1 (0.25%) MCP
4 1 (0.25%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 37 (9.20%) Oracle
1 37 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.71%) Zend
3 7 (1.74%) EPiServer
4 5 (1.24%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.24%) SAP
5 4 (1.00%) Cognos
6 3 (0.75%) Adobe
6 3 (0.75%) Tableau
7 2 (0.50%) Teradata
7 2 (0.50%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.50%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.50%) Google
8 1 (0.25%) ESRI
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Telerik
8 1 (0.25%) Twitter
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago