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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 47 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.83% 4.87% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 5.01% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 28
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
470 619 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.14% 97.33% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 379 548 493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 December 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
Wirral - 11 £38,000 -
Liverpool -3 3 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (82.14%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) HTML
3 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 19 (67.86%) CSS
3 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
4 18 (64.29%) SQL
4 18 (64.29%) C#
5 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
6 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
7 14 (50.00%) MVC
7 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (46.43%) WCF
9 12 (42.86%) B2B
9 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (39.29%) IIS
10 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (39.29%) Firebug
10 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
10 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
10 11 (39.29%) Law
10 11 (39.29%) Retail
10 11 (39.29%) CRUD
10 11 (39.29%) Line Management
11 6 (21.43%) OO
12 5 (17.86%) PHP
13 4 (14.29%) Windows
13 4 (14.29%) MySQL
13 4 (14.29%) Zend

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (39.29%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Ingres
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) CorVu
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 11 (39.29%) Firebug
2 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (39.29%) Law
1 11 (39.29%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) HTML
3 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 19 (67.86%) CSS
4 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
5 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (46.43%) WCF
7 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) Yii
8 4 (14.29%) Symfony
8 4 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (10.71%) WPF
9 3 (10.71%) Web Services
9 3 (10.71%) XML
10 1 (3.57%) XSLT
10 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
10 1 (3.57%) SOAP
10 1 (3.57%) STL
10 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) MVC
2 12 (42.86%) B2B
3 11 (39.29%) CRUD
3 11 (39.29%) Line Management
4 6 (21.43%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 4 (14.29%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.57%) MVVM
6 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Web Design
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) AWK
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
6 1 (3.57%) Korn
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSD
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Zend
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
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