The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Software Developer
Rank 49 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.32% 4.62% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 4.79% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 29
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £30,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
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%

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 19 September 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 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 0 10 £35,000 +25.00% 4
St Helens +4 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Wirral - 1 £42,500 - 3
Birkenhead - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
4 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) HTML
6 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) CSS
7 8 (29.63%) OO
7 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
9 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
9 6 (22.22%) XML
9 6 (22.22%) MVC
9 6 (22.22%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) WCF
10 5 (18.52%) Scrum
10 5 (18.52%) Windows
10 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
11 4 (14.81%) PHP
11 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
11 4 (14.81%) CRM
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) MVVM
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
12 3 (11.11%) Symfony
12 3 (11.11%) Zend
12 3 (11.11%) CodeIgniter

Software 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 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Ingres
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) CorVu
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) CSS
4 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
5 6 (22.22%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) jQuery
6 5 (18.52%) WCF
7 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.11%) Yii
8 3 (11.11%) Symfony
8 3 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (11.11%) WPF
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
9 1 (3.70%) SOAP
9 1 (3.70%) STL
9 1 (3.70%) XSLT
9 1 (3.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) MVVM
5 3 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) UML
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) AWK
7 1 (3.70%) VB6
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
7 1 (3.70%) XPath
7 1 (3.70%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCSD
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive, pension, child vouchers
Posted: 18 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training on Xamarin & Umbraco
Posted: 18 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago