The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 40 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.02% 2.16% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 2.24% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 13
Median salary £37,750 £26,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.19% -25.71%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
462 491 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.67% 96.27% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 376 361 537
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +8 15 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Southport +5 3 - -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 18 (56.25%) Linux
3 15 (46.88%) Degree
4 14 (43.75%) C
5 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (37.50%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) Embedded C
7 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
7 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
8 10 (31.25%) Aerospace
9 9 (28.13%) Oracle
10 8 (25.00%) Web Services
10 8 (25.00%) HTML
10 8 (25.00%) .NET
10 8 (25.00%) Unix
11 7 (21.88%) Open Source
11 7 (21.88%) SQL
11 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.88%) C#
12 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
12 6 (18.75%) CSS
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 6 (18.75%) JBoss
12 6 (18.75%) Spring
12 6 (18.75%) Android
12 6 (18.75%) Mobile Development
13 5 (15.63%) Analytics
13 5 (15.63%) Credit Risk

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.25%) 802.11
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) Redis
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) Ant
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (31.25%) Aerospace
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.75%) CSS
2 6 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 3 (9.38%) WSDL
3 3 (9.38%) XHTML
3 3 (9.38%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) XSLT
4 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) Java EE
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.25%) Node.js
4 2 (6.25%) Silex
4 2 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Credit Risk
3 4 (12.50%) e-Learning
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
5 2 (6.25%) Social Network
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) OpenWrt
5 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (21.88%) Open Source
5 6 (18.75%) Mobile Development
6 5 (15.63%) Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 5 (15.63%) Web Development
7 4 (12.50%) Android Development
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
8 2 (6.25%) Code Optimisation
8 2 (6.25%) Data Management
8 2 (6.25%) Data Security
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) Use Case
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C
2 12 (37.50%) Embedded C
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Clojure
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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