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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 173 289 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.45% 49.40% 40.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.79% 50.70% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 140 274 226
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
446 570 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.54% 97.44% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 381 504 494
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 0 151 £37,500 +7.14% 40
Wirral -2 8 £38,000 +12.59% 5
Birkenhead +2 5 £35,000 -8.49%
Southport -1 3 £27,500 -4.34% 1
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 181 (47.14%) .NET
2 172 (44.79%) HTML
3 167 (43.49%) C#
4 162 (42.19%) JavaScript
5 160 (41.67%) CSS
6 158 (41.15%) MVC
7 144 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 132 (34.38%) SQL
9 128 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 94 (24.48%) .NET Framework
11 83 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (20.31%) PHP
13 77 (20.05%) OO
14 74 (19.27%) TDD
15 73 (19.01%) MySQL
16 67 (17.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 61 (15.89%) HTML5
18 57 (14.84%) WCF
19 56 (14.58%) CSS3
20 50 (13.02%) Web Services
21 49 (12.76%) jQuery
22 45 (11.72%) Java
22 45 (11.72%) Git (software)
23 42 (10.94%) Finance
24 39 (10.16%) Oracle
25 38 (9.90%) T-SQL
25 38 (9.90%) E-Commerce
25 38 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
26 37 (9.64%) OO PHP
26 37 (9.64%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 31 (8.07%) Node.js
2 28 (7.29%) IIS
3 24 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 20 (5.21%) Apache
5 18 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.39%) Umbraco
7 9 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.52%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.52%) CMS
11 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.26%) WordPress
12 1 (0.26%) Exstream Dialogue
12 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 15 (3.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.26%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 32 (8.33%) Magento
2 8 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.82%) Tridion
4 1 (0.26%) Exstream
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.73%) Internet
2 7 (1.82%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 73 (19.01%) MySQL
3 37 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (8.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (8.07%) Oracle Database
5 26 (6.77%) NoSQL
6 22 (5.73%) Oracle ODI
7 12 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.30%) Spotfire
12 5 (1.30%) QlikView
12 5 (1.30%) OLAP
12 5 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.30%) Redis
13 4 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
13 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.29%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (3.39%) Firebug
5 8 (2.08%) Subversion
6 7 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.56%) NUnit
7 6 (1.56%) MSTest
7 6 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (1.56%) Moq
8 5 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.52%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.52%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.26%) Xcode
10 1 (0.26%) Ant
10 1 (0.26%) Maven
10 1 (0.26%) JIRA
10 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 42 (10.94%) Finance
2 24 (6.25%) Retail
3 21 (5.47%) Games
4 15 (3.91%) Law
5 6 (1.56%) Banking
6 5 (1.30%) Legal
6 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.30%) Advertising
7 3 (0.78%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (47.14%) .NET
2 172 (44.79%) HTML
3 160 (41.67%) CSS
4 144 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 94 (24.48%) .NET Framework
6 67 (17.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 61 (15.89%) HTML5
8 57 (14.84%) WCF
9 56 (14.58%) CSS3
10 50 (13.02%) Web Services
11 49 (12.76%) jQuery
12 38 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 35 (9.11%) REST
13 35 (9.11%) SOAP
14 29 (7.55%) Ajax
15 26 (6.77%) Middleware
15 26 (6.77%) RESTful
16 23 (5.99%) Oracle Fusion
16 23 (5.99%) Symfony
17 19 (4.95%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.99%) Mobile App
2 17 (4.43%) User Experience
2 17 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.34%) Open Source
6 8 (2.08%) W3C
7 6 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.52%) EPoS
8 2 (0.52%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.26%) Online Games
9 1 (0.26%) iPhone
9 1 (0.26%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.26%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.26%) iPad
9 1 (0.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.64%) Linux
2 30 (7.81%) Windows
3 25 (6.51%) UNIX
4 7 (1.82%) Android
5 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (41.15%) MVC
2 83 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (20.05%) OO
4 74 (19.27%) TDD
5 38 (9.90%) E-Commerce
6 37 (9.64%) OO PHP
7 36 (9.38%) SOA
8 31 (8.07%) Web Application Development
9 28 (7.29%) BDD
10 24 (6.25%) Web Development
11 23 (5.99%) Scrum
12 21 (5.47%) OOP
12 21 (5.47%) Unit Testing
13 15 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.39%) B2B
15 12 (3.13%) Workflow
16 11 (2.86%) Kanban
16 11 (2.86%) CRUD
16 11 (2.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (43.49%) C#
2 162 (42.19%) JavaScript
3 132 (34.38%) SQL
4 78 (20.31%) PHP
5 45 (11.72%) Java
6 38 (9.90%) T-SQL
7 21 (5.47%) Ruby
8 17 (4.43%) C++
9 15 (3.91%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.60%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.08%) Python
11 8 (2.08%) F#
12 5 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.04%) VB
14 3 (0.78%) ABAP
15 2 (0.52%) VBA
15 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.52%) PHP5
16 1 (0.26%) XQuery
16 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (4.95%) Degree
2 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.56%) MCTS
3 6 (1.56%) MCP
3 6 (1.56%) MCAD
3 6 (1.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 39 (10.16%) Oracle
2 36 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.38%) Zend
3 7 (1.82%) EPiServer
4 5 (1.30%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.04%) SAP
5 4 (1.04%) Cognos
6 3 (0.78%) Adobe
6 3 (0.78%) Tableau
7 2 (0.52%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.52%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.52%) Teradata
7 2 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.26%) IBM
8 1 (0.26%) Twitter
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Flex Hours + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Flexible Off-site remote working plu
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Optimus Search
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago