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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 38 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 31 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.78% 9.20% 8.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.01% 9.48% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 54
Average salary £38,000 £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 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £53,500
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
619 591 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.52% 97.04% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 521 508 599
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -18 21 £40,000 +2.56% 6
St Helens +8 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Birkenhead - 3 £40,000 - 3
Wirral - 1 £36,500 - 2
Prescot - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 47 (62.67%) .NET
4 42 (56.00%) HTML
4 42 (56.00%) CSS
5 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET
6 34 (45.33%) jQuery
7 27 (36.00%) MVC
8 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
9 20 (26.67%) Web Development
10 19 (25.33%) SQL
10 19 (25.33%) Web Services
11 18 (24.00%) HTML5
12 17 (22.67%) Degree
13 16 (21.33%) PHP
14 15 (20.00%) CMS
14 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (18.67%) WCF
16 13 (17.33%) WPF
16 13 (17.33%) MySQL
16 13 (17.33%) CSS3
17 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (16.00%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (16.00%) Sitecore
17 12 (16.00%) XML
18 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
18 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
18 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
19 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
19 10 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) Jetty
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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) Redis
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.67%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) MS Access
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) NUnit
2 4 (5.33%) Subversion
3 3 (4.00%) JUnit
4 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.33%) Log4j
5 1 (1.33%) Maven
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) Ant
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
1 3 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (62.67%) .NET
2 42 (56.00%) CSS
2 42 (56.00%) HTML
3 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET
4 34 (45.33%) jQuery
5 19 (25.33%) Web Services
6 18 (24.00%) HTML5
7 14 (18.67%) WCF
8 13 (17.33%) WPF
8 13 (17.33%) CSS3
9 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (16.00%) XML
10 10 (13.33%) Flash
11 8 (10.67%) Ajax
11 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
12 7 (9.33%) XSLT
13 6 (8.00%) JSON
14 5 (6.67%) LINQ
14 5 (6.67%) SOAP
15 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.67%) Open Source
4 3 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Android
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) MVC
2 20 (26.67%) Web Development
3 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (13.33%) Scrum
6 8 (10.67%) TDD
6 8 (10.67%) Web Application Development
7 7 (9.33%) OO
8 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.00%) Refactoring
9 5 (6.67%) Logistics
10 4 (5.33%) Web Design
10 4 (5.33%) Android Development
11 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.00%) UML
11 3 (4.00%) Workflow
12 2 (2.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) C#
2 48 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.33%) SQL
4 16 (21.33%) PHP
5 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.33%) VB
6 4 (5.33%) VB6
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
7 3 (4.00%) C++
7 3 (4.00%) Java
8 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.33%) VBA
8 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Sitecore
2 9 (12.00%) Zend
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 24 days ago