The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 51 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.37% 5.21% 10.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 5.46% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 50
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior 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
490 623 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.89% 95.55% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 362 527 457
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Merseyside region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 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 -5 4 £35,000 -9.09%
Southport - 3 £35,000 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) PHP
8 3 (21.43%) J2EE
8 3 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 3 (21.43%) Symfony
8 3 (21.43%) Zend
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Yii
9 2 (14.29%) CSS3
9 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) Web Design

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) Symfony
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Yii
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.14%) Sass
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) WPF
7 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) New Media
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) PayPal
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Google