The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank - 66 71
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.30% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +11.87%
Senior Software 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
568 632 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.35% 96.19% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 471 553 574
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Merseyside region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Senior Software Developer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA