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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 42 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 21 58 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.48% 8.92% 8.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 9.27% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 51
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
567 626 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.03% 96.31% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 471 548 560
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -19 14 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Birkenhead -1 3 £40,000 - 2
Wirral -11 3 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (72.58%) C#
2 41 (66.13%) .NET
3 39 (62.90%) JavaScript
4 37 (59.68%) HTML
5 36 (58.06%) CSS
6 34 (54.84%) ASP.NET
7 27 (43.55%) jQuery
8 26 (41.94%) MVC
9 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (25.81%) SQL
10 16 (25.81%) HTML5
11 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
12 14 (22.58%) CSS3
13 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
14 12 (19.35%) Web Development
14 12 (19.35%) TDD
14 12 (19.35%) CMS
15 11 (17.74%) Web Services
16 10 (16.13%) Scrum
16 10 (16.13%) WCF
16 10 (16.13%) WPF
17 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
17 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
17 9 (14.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
17 9 (14.52%) Sitecore CMS
17 9 (14.52%) Sitecore
17 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (12.90%) Backbone.js
18 8 (12.90%) Mobile App

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (19.35%) CMS
2 9 (14.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.90%) Umbraco
4 5 (8.06%) Node.js
5 1 (1.61%) Jetty
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Redis
3 6 (9.68%) MySQL
4 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) JUnit
2 3 (4.84%) NUnit
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Log4j
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
General
1 5 (8.06%) Advertising
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (66.13%) .NET
2 37 (59.68%) HTML
3 36 (58.06%) CSS
4 34 (54.84%) ASP.NET
5 27 (43.55%) jQuery
6 16 (25.81%) HTML5
7 14 (22.58%) CSS3
8 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
9 11 (17.74%) Web Services
10 10 (16.13%) WCF
10 10 (16.13%) WPF
11 9 (14.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (12.90%) Flash
12 8 (12.90%) Backbone.js
13 7 (11.29%) LAMP
14 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
14 6 (9.68%) REST
14 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
15 5 (8.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.68%) Open Source
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.23%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) MVC
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) TDD
3 12 (19.35%) Web Development
4 10 (16.13%) Scrum
5 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (11.29%) Refactoring
8 6 (9.68%) Web Application Development
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.06%) BDD
9 5 (8.06%) OO
9 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.84%) Workflow
10 3 (4.84%) Web Design
10 3 (4.84%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
11 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) C#
2 39 (62.90%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.81%) SQL
4 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) Java
7 2 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) VB6
8 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.23%) SAP
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Zend
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