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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 42 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.23% 7.90% 8.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 8.14% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 51
Average salary £40,750 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.88% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £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
585 602 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.51% 97.10% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 475 524 565
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 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 22 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 -21 12 £41,500 +6.41% 10
Birkenhead -2 2 £40,000 - 1
Wirral -11 2 £39,500 +9.72% 1
St Helens - 2 £35,000 -
Prescot - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 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 44 (68.75%) C#
2 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
3 40 (62.50%) .NET
4 38 (59.38%) HTML
4 38 (59.38%) CSS
5 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
6 30 (46.88%) jQuery
7 24 (37.50%) MVC
8 17 (26.56%) HTML5
9 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (23.44%) Web Development
10 15 (23.44%) CMS
10 15 (23.44%) Web Services
10 15 (23.44%) SQL
11 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
11 14 (21.88%) CSS3
12 13 (20.31%) WCF
12 13 (20.31%) WPF
13 12 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (18.75%) Sitecore
14 11 (17.19%) Degree
14 11 (17.19%) Scrum
14 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
15 10 (15.63%) Flash
15 10 (15.63%) PHP
15 10 (15.63%) TDD
15 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (15.63%) Mobile App
15 10 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
16 9 (14.06%) Git (software)

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (23.44%) CMS
2 12 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
4 9 (14.06%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.69%) Node.js
6 1 (1.56%) Jetty
6 1 (1.56%) SAS
6 1 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (7.81%) Redis
4 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) NUnit
2 3 (4.69%) Subversion
2 3 (4.69%) JUnit
3 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) Log4j
General
1 3 (4.69%) Marketing
1 3 (4.69%) Advertising
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) .NET
2 38 (59.38%) HTML
2 38 (59.38%) CSS
3 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
4 30 (46.88%) jQuery
5 17 (26.56%) HTML5
6 15 (23.44%) Web Services
7 14 (21.88%) CSS3
8 13 (20.31%) WCF
8 13 (20.31%) WPF
9 10 (15.63%) Flash
9 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (10.94%) XML
12 6 (9.38%) JSON
12 6 (9.38%) Hibernate
12 6 (9.38%) Backbone.js
13 5 (7.81%) LINQ
13 5 (7.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.38%) Open Source
3 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.13%) NHS
5 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) Solaris
2 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) MVC
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) Web Development
4 11 (17.19%) Scrum
5 10 (15.63%) TDD
5 10 (15.63%) Mobile Application Development
6 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Web Application Development
7 7 (10.94%) Refactoring
8 6 (9.38%) OO
8 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.25%) Web Design
10 3 (4.69%) BDD
10 3 (4.69%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.69%) Workflow
11 2 (3.13%) SOA
11 2 (3.13%) UML
11 2 (3.13%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) C#
2 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.44%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) PHP
5 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.69%) VB6
6 3 (4.69%) VB
6 3 (4.69%) Java
7 2 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Sitecore
2 4 (6.25%) Zend
3 2 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + great benefits + T/L career pros
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + career progression opportunities
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £30 - £50 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago