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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 173 197 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.52% 30.83% 44.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.20% 32.35% 45.33%
Number of salaries quoted 146 167 252
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
465 609 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.48% 95.31% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 356 510 522
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 £35,000 - 40
Southport +1 13 £37,500 +87.50% 3
Birkenhead -2 5 £40,000 +14.28% 3
St Helens 0 2 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Wirral -1 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 158 (49.07%) HTML
2 144 (44.72%) .NET
3 134 (41.61%) JavaScript
4 128 (39.75%) C#
5 120 (37.27%) CSS
6 110 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (33.85%) SQL Server
8 101 (31.37%) MVC
9 93 (28.88%) SQL
10 90 (27.95%) ASP.NET
11 72 (22.36%) PHP
12 70 (21.74%) TDD
13 65 (20.19%) HTML5
14 62 (19.25%) Scrum
15 58 (18.01%) jQuery
16 56 (17.39%) Java
16 56 (17.39%) MySQL
17 50 (15.53%) Microsoft
18 49 (15.22%) OO
19 45 (13.98%) Finance
20 44 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
21 43 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
22 41 (12.73%) Oracle
23 40 (12.42%) Web Application Development
24 36 (11.18%) Web Development
25 35 (10.87%) BDD
26 32 (9.94%) CSS3
26 32 (9.94%) MS Excel
27 29 (9.01%) OOP
27 29 (9.01%) Symfony

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
2 27 (8.39%) SharePoint
3 22 (6.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (4.35%) IIS
6 12 (3.73%) Umbraco
7 11 (3.42%) CMS
8 10 (3.11%) WordPress
8 10 (3.11%) Node.js
9 8 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (2.17%) JBoss
11 5 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.24%) ArcGIS
12 4 (1.24%) Apache
13 3 (0.93%) Drupal
14 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.31%) Exstream Dialogue
15 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 32 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.35%) InfoPath
3 12 (3.73%) MS Office
4 9 (2.80%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.31%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.11%) Magento
2 6 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.55%) Visualfiles
3 5 (1.55%) Exstream
3 5 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.93%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.62%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.90%) Office 365
2 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.55%) Internet
2 4 (1.24%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.24%) FTP
3 3 (0.93%) Intranet
3 3 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (33.85%) SQL Server
2 56 (17.39%) MySQL
3 28 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 28 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
4 27 (8.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (5.28%) MongoDB
8 14 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (2.80%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.55%) Redis
13 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.93%) MS Access
15 3 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.93%) Cognos Report Studio
15 3 (0.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 19 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.42%) NUnit
3 11 (3.42%) Moq
4 10 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (3.11%) MSTest
5 9 (2.80%) Subversion
5 9 (2.80%) Grunt
6 8 (2.48%) PHPUnit
7 7 (2.17%) Maven
7 7 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.17%) Ant
8 4 (1.24%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.93%) JIRA
9 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.62%) RSpec
10 2 (0.62%) Servoy
General
1 45 (13.98%) Finance
2 20 (6.21%) Music Industry
3 10 (3.11%) Marketing
4 9 (2.80%) Retail
5 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.17%) Legal
7 5 (1.55%) Electronics
8 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.93%) Advertising
10 2 (0.62%) Law
10 2 (0.62%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (49.07%) HTML
2 144 (44.72%) .NET
3 120 (37.27%) CSS
4 90 (27.95%) ASP.NET
5 65 (20.19%) HTML5
6 58 (18.01%) jQuery
7 44 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (9.94%) CSS3
9 29 (9.01%) Symfony
10 28 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 28 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
11 26 (8.07%) Middleware
12 25 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (7.45%) RESTful
13 24 (7.45%) Web Services
14 23 (7.14%) Ajax
15 22 (6.83%) WCF
16 21 (6.52%) SOAP
16 21 (6.52%) Yii
17 20 (6.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 14 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.73%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (3.11%) Social Network
4 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.86%) Social Media
5 6 (1.86%) User Experience
6 4 (1.24%) IVR
6 4 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) DTV
8 2 (0.62%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.62%) W3C
8 2 (0.62%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.62%) New Media
9 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.39%) UNIX
1 27 (8.39%) Linux
2 20 (6.21%) Windows
3 7 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (1.55%) Android
5 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (31.37%) MVC
3 70 (21.74%) TDD
4 62 (19.25%) Scrum
5 49 (15.22%) OO
6 43 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (12.42%) Web Application Development
8 36 (11.18%) Web Development
9 35 (10.87%) BDD
10 29 (9.01%) Dependency Injection
10 29 (9.01%) OO PHP
10 29 (9.01%) OOP
11 28 (8.70%) SOA
12 25 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 19 (5.90%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.28%) Kanban
15 17 (5.28%) SDLC
16 14 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 134 (41.61%) JavaScript
2 128 (39.75%) C#
3 93 (28.88%) SQL
4 72 (22.36%) PHP
5 56 (17.39%) Java
6 24 (7.45%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.66%) Ruby
8 13 (4.04%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.17%) VB
9 7 (2.17%) Python
9 7 (2.17%) PHP5
10 6 (1.86%) VBA
11 5 (1.55%) C++
12 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.24%) ANSI SQL
13 3 (0.93%) SAPscript
13 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.93%) VB6
13 3 (0.93%) ABAP
14 2 (0.62%) F#
Qualifications
1 19 (5.90%) Degree
2 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.55%) MCTS
3 5 (1.55%) MCP
3 5 (1.55%) MCAD
3 5 (1.55%) MCSD
3 5 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.73%) Oracle
3 28 (8.70%) Zend
4 11 (3.42%) Twitter
5 10 (3.11%) Facebook
6 7 (2.17%) SAP
7 5 (1.55%) Adobe
7 5 (1.55%) HP
8 4 (1.24%) Google
9 3 (0.93%) Cognos
9 3 (0.93%) VMware
10 2 (0.62%) Teradata
10 2 (0.62%) Tableau
10 2 (0.62%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.62%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.31%) PayPal
11 1 (0.31%) Verint
11 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.31%) Avaya
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