The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 56 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.73% 6.05% 6.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 6.19% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 37
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £37,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
605 549 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.28% 97.69% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 509 477 599
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,402
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Software 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 Software Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 July 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 -16 8 £35,000 +25.00% 5
St Helens -3 1 £35,000 +62.79% 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
3 24 (58.54%) C#
4 15 (36.59%) XML
4 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
4 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
5 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) VB.NET
6 12 (29.27%) OO
6 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
7 11 (26.83%) jQuery
7 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 11 (26.83%) HTML
8 10 (24.39%) CSS
9 9 (21.95%) MVC
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
11 6 (14.63%) Scrum
11 6 (14.63%) WCF
11 6 (14.63%) WPF
11 6 (14.63%) MVVM
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.20%) Ajax
12 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
12 5 (12.20%) Sybase
12 5 (12.20%) Web Services
13 4 (9.76%) XHTML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.44%) nginx
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) MySQL
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) CorVu
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) RSpec
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
2 15 (36.59%) XML
3 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
4 11 (26.83%) HTML
4 11 (26.83%) jQuery
5 10 (24.39%) CSS
6 6 (14.63%) WCF
6 6 (14.63%) WPF
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (12.20%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) Ajax
8 4 (9.76%) SOAP
8 4 (9.76%) XSD
8 4 (9.76%) XSLT
8 4 (9.76%) XHTML
9 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
9 3 (7.32%) Symfony
9 3 (7.32%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (7.32%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.88%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) OO
2 9 (21.95%) MVC
3 6 (14.63%) Scrum
3 6 (14.63%) MVVM
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) OOD
5 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 3 (7.32%) OO PHP
6 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) VB.NET
4 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.32%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) XAML
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Capistrano
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Sybase
3 3 (7.32%) Zend
4 1 (2.44%) Facebook
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter
4 1 (2.44%) Nintex
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £37,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West
Technology 2
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 13 days ago