The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 38 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.71% 8.95% 8.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 9.18% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 51 51
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
607 610 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.29% 97.44% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 506 530 589
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
North West

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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 -15 21 £41,500 +6.41% 6
St Helens +8 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Birkenhead -5 3 £40,000 - 2
Wirral -10 1 £36,500 +1.38% 1
Prescot - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 51 (68.00%) C#
2 47 (62.67%) JavaScript
2 47 (62.67%) .NET
3 42 (56.00%) HTML
3 42 (56.00%) CSS
4 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET
5 33 (44.00%) jQuery
6 27 (36.00%) MVC
7 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 19 (25.33%) Web Development
8 19 (25.33%) HTML5
9 18 (24.00%) Web Services
10 17 (22.67%) SQL
11 16 (21.33%) Degree
11 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (20.00%) PHP
12 15 (20.00%) CMS
13 14 (18.67%) WCF
13 14 (18.67%) WPF
13 14 (18.67%) CSS3
14 12 (16.00%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (16.00%) Sitecore
14 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
14 12 (16.00%) MySQL
15 11 (14.67%) XML
15 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
15 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
16 10 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
16 10 (13.33%) Flash

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (20.00%) CMS
2 12 (16.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.00%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) Jetty
6 1 (1.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) Redis
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) Subversion
2 4 (5.33%) NUnit
3 3 (4.00%) JUnit
4 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) Maven
5 1 (1.33%) Ant
5 1 (1.33%) Log4j
General
1 3 (4.00%) Marketing
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (62.67%) .NET
2 42 (56.00%) HTML
2 42 (56.00%) CSS
3 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET
4 33 (44.00%) jQuery
5 19 (25.33%) HTML5
6 18 (24.00%) Web Services
7 14 (18.67%) WCF
7 14 (18.67%) WPF
7 14 (18.67%) CSS3
8 11 (14.67%) XML
8 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (13.33%) Flash
10 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
11 7 (9.33%) Ajax
12 6 (8.00%) XSLT
12 6 (8.00%) JSON
13 5 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (6.67%) LINQ
13 5 (6.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.67%) Open Source
3 3 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.67%) NHS
4 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Solaris
3 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) MVC
2 19 (25.33%) Web Development
3 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (13.33%) Scrum
6 9 (12.00%) TDD
7 8 (10.67%) Web Application Development
8 7 (9.33%) Refactoring
8 7 (9.33%) OO
9 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.33%) Web Design
10 4 (5.33%) Logistics
11 3 (4.00%) Android Development
11 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (4.00%) UML
11 3 (4.00%) Workflow
12 2 (2.67%) SOA
12 2 (2.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) C#
2 47 (62.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.67%) SQL
4 15 (20.00%) PHP
5 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.33%) VB
6 4 (5.33%) VB6
7 3 (4.00%) Java
7 3 (4.00%) C++
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) PHP5
8 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Sitecore
2 8 (10.67%) Zend
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 40,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago