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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 48 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 52 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.70% 9.14% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 9.37% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 52 31
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
455 555 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.60% 97.54% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 392 489 492
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 £26,000 £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%

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 30 January 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 30 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 -21 7 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (60.00%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) .NET
3 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (46.67%) MVC
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) CSS
8 9 (30.00%) Classic ASP
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) TDD
9 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (20.00%) REST
9 6 (20.00%) Backbone.js
9 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (16.67%) Redis
10 5 (16.67%) Node.js
10 5 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (16.67%) BDD
10 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.67%) OO
10 5 (16.67%) Advertising
10 5 (16.67%) LAMP
11 4 (13.33%) UML
11 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
11 4 (13.33%) C++

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Redis
2 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) Classic ASP
6 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (20.00%) REST
6 6 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.67%) LAMP
8 4 (13.33%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) CSS3
8 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
10 2 (6.67%) SOAP
10 2 (6.67%) STL
10 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (3.33%) Sass
11 1 (3.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) MVC
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) BDD
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (13.33%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Use Case
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
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