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

Location
3 months to
27 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 150 292 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.93% 46.72% 36.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.19% 48.59% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118 269 176
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £26,100 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
452 601 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.20% 96.16% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 367 522 426
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,200
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 27 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 27 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 0 128 £40,000 +6.66% 42
Wirral -4 8 £40,000 +9.58% 6
Prescot -2 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
St Helens -1 1 £30,000 +5.26% 2
Birkenhead -3 1 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 167 (47.99%) HTML
2 165 (47.41%) JavaScript
3 154 (44.25%) .NET
4 145 (41.67%) CSS
5 141 (40.52%) C#
6 136 (39.08%) MVC
7 126 (36.21%) ASP.NET
8 114 (32.76%) SQL Server
9 108 (31.03%) SQL
10 92 (26.44%) PHP
11 86 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (22.70%) TDD
13 78 (22.41%) MySQL
14 73 (20.98%) OO
15 67 (19.25%) .NET Framework
16 59 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 53 (15.23%) HTML5
18 47 (13.51%) WCF
19 46 (13.22%) jQuery
19 46 (13.22%) Finance
19 46 (13.22%) Java
20 43 (12.36%) OO PHP
21 41 (11.78%) E-Commerce
22 40 (11.49%) Oracle
23 39 (11.21%) Zend
24 38 (10.92%) CSS3
24 38 (10.92%) Web Application Development
25 37 (10.63%) Microsoft
26 36 (10.34%) Linux
27 35 (10.06%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (8.05%) IIS
2 27 (7.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 22 (6.32%) SharePoint
4 19 (5.46%) Apache
5 17 (4.89%) Node.js
6 15 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (4.02%) Umbraco
8 11 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.15%) CMS
9 4 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.86%) Drupal
11 2 (0.57%) Exstream Dialogue
11 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.29%) WordPress
12 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.87%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.44%) MS Office
4 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 33 (9.48%) Magento
2 11 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.01%) Tridion
4 4 (1.15%) Exstream
5 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.29%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.74%) Office 365
2 12 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.45%) Internet
2 6 (1.72%) HTTP
3 3 (0.86%) Intranet
4 2 (0.57%) FTP
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 78 (22.41%) MySQL
3 33 (9.48%) Oracle Database
3 33 (9.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (7.47%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (2.87%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.01%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.44%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.15%) QlikView
10 4 (1.15%) OLAP
10 4 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.15%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.18%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.74%) NUnit
3 13 (3.74%) MSTest
3 13 (3.74%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (3.74%) Moq
4 12 (3.45%) Firebug
4 12 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (2.30%) PHPUnit
5 8 (2.30%) Subversion
6 7 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.44%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.44%) Grunt
8 3 (0.86%) JIRA
9 2 (0.57%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.29%) Xcode
General
1 46 (13.22%) Finance
2 23 (6.61%) Retail
3 13 (3.74%) Law
4 11 (3.16%) Games
4 11 (3.16%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.15%) Legal
5 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.86%) Banking
7 2 (0.57%) Marketing
7 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (47.99%) HTML
2 154 (44.25%) .NET
3 145 (41.67%) CSS
4 126 (36.21%) ASP.NET
5 67 (19.25%) .NET Framework
6 59 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (15.23%) HTML5
8 47 (13.51%) WCF
9 46 (13.22%) jQuery
10 38 (10.92%) CSS3
11 35 (10.06%) Ajax
11 35 (10.06%) Web Services
12 32 (9.20%) SOAP
12 32 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 29 (8.33%) Symfony
14 28 (8.05%) REST
15 26 (7.47%) Oracle Fusion
15 26 (7.47%) Middleware
16 22 (6.32%) Yii
17 21 (6.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.18%) Mobile App
2 18 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.74%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (3.45%) User Experience
6 10 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.01%) Social Network
7 7 (2.01%) W3C
8 5 (1.44%) Open Source
9 4 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.15%) Social Media
10 2 (0.57%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.57%) EPoS
11 1 (0.29%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.29%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.29%) Online Games
11 1 (0.29%) iPhone
11 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.34%) Linux
2 29 (8.33%) UNIX
3 26 (7.47%) Windows
4 5 (1.44%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (39.08%) MVC
2 86 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (22.70%) TDD
4 73 (20.98%) OO
5 43 (12.36%) OO PHP
6 41 (11.78%) E-Commerce
7 38 (10.92%) Web Application Development
8 35 (10.06%) SOA
8 35 (10.06%) Scrum
8 35 (10.06%) Web Development
9 33 (9.48%) OOP
10 30 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (7.18%) Unit Testing
12 24 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
13 22 (6.32%) BDD
14 17 (4.89%) Kanban
15 13 (3.74%) Web Design
16 12 (3.45%) CRM
17 11 (3.16%) B2B
17 11 (3.16%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 165 (47.41%) JavaScript
2 141 (40.52%) C#
3 108 (31.03%) SQL
4 92 (26.44%) PHP
5 46 (13.22%) Java
6 23 (6.61%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.17%) VB.NET
7 18 (5.17%) Ruby
8 11 (3.16%) C++
9 10 (2.87%) F#
10 9 (2.59%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.30%) Python
12 6 (1.72%) VB
13 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.15%) PHP5
15 3 (0.86%) ABAP
16 2 (0.57%) VBA
16 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.16%) MCTS
2 11 (3.16%) Degree
2 11 (3.16%) MCP
2 11 (3.16%) MCAD
2 11 (3.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.74%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) GAMP
Vendors
1 40 (11.49%) Oracle
2 39 (11.21%) Zend
3 37 (10.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.59%) Twitter
5 8 (2.30%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.01%) Facebook
7 5 (1.44%) Google
7 5 (1.44%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.15%) SAP
9 3 (0.86%) Cognos
9 3 (0.86%) HP
10 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.57%) Teradata
10 2 (0.57%) Tableau
10 2 (0.57%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.29%) RedDot
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £3000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
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Salary: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
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