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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 28 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 47 27 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.03% 5.53% 11.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 5.67% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 47 22 63
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £36,600 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,750 £48,000
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
642 476 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.96% 97.54% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 558 401 557
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +8 41 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Birkenhead - 1 £42,500 - 2
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (64.08%) JavaScript
2 63 (61.17%) HTML
3 59 (57.28%) .NET
4 58 (56.31%) C#
5 55 (53.40%) CSS
6 49 (47.57%) ASP.NET
7 44 (42.72%) jQuery
8 43 (41.75%) MVC
9 36 (34.95%) SQL Server
10 28 (27.18%) SQL
11 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (25.24%) MySQL
13 24 (23.30%) Scrum
14 23 (22.33%) PHP
15 21 (20.39%) Web Services
15 21 (20.39%) WCF
15 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (19.42%) TDD
17 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
18 17 (16.50%) XML
18 17 (16.50%) SOAP
18 17 (16.50%) Web Development
19 16 (15.53%) Zend
19 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
20 15 (14.56%) Java
20 15 (14.56%) Degree
21 13 (12.62%) Ajax
22 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
22 12 (11.65%) WPF
22 12 (11.65%) LINQ

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (7.77%) CMS
2 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.83%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.91%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.91%) Apache
4 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.97%) Jetty
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) SaaS
2 3 (2.91%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) GPRS
1 1 (0.97%) UMTS
1 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.95%) SQL Server
2 26 (25.24%) MySQL
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.91%) MS Access
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Subversion
2 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.94%) NUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Maven
4 1 (0.97%) JIRA
4 1 (0.97%) Ant
4 1 (0.97%) JUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.97%) Log4j
4 1 (0.97%) Log4Net
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (61.17%) HTML
2 59 (57.28%) .NET
3 55 (53.40%) CSS
4 49 (47.57%) ASP.NET
5 44 (42.72%) jQuery
6 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (20.39%) Web Services
6 21 (20.39%) WCF
7 17 (16.50%) XML
7 17 (16.50%) SOAP
8 13 (12.62%) Ajax
9 12 (11.65%) WPF
9 12 (11.65%) LINQ
10 10 (9.71%) J2EE
11 9 (8.74%) XSLT
11 9 (8.74%) .NET Framework
11 9 (8.74%) Hibernate
11 9 (8.74%) Symfony
11 9 (8.74%) HTML5
11 9 (8.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Open Source
2 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.88%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Linux
3 5 (4.85%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) UNIX
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.97%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.75%) MVC
2 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.30%) Scrum
4 20 (19.42%) TDD
5 17 (16.50%) Web Development
6 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
7 9 (8.74%) OO
7 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.80%) OOP
8 7 (6.80%) Logistics
8 7 (6.80%) Web Application Development
9 5 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.88%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.88%) Android Development
10 4 (3.88%) Web Design
10 4 (3.88%) UML
11 2 (1.94%) Test Scripting
12 1 (0.97%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.08%) JavaScript
2 58 (56.31%) C#
3 28 (27.18%) SQL
4 23 (22.33%) PHP
5 15 (14.56%) Java
6 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.80%) PHP5
8 6 (5.83%) VB6
8 6 (5.83%) VB
9 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.88%) C++
9 4 (3.88%) Perl
10 3 (2.91%) VBA
10 3 (2.91%) Python
11 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) Zend
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle
4 6 (5.83%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.88%) Google
6 3 (2.91%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.97%) WSO2
7 1 (0.97%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.97%) Apple
7 1 (0.97%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.97%) ATG
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Includes Great Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £35000 - £3600045000 per annum + TBC
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
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Liverpool
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £3945000000 per annum
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