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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 46 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.48% 4.41% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 4.57% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 31
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -25.00%
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
529 613 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.79% 96.54% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 432 547 496
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 6 £39,000 +20.00% 5
Wirral - 5 £38,000 - 1
St Helens +1 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Birkenhead - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 17 (68.00%) C#
3 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (48.00%) SQL
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
6 10 (40.00%) MVC
6 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (28.00%) WCF
9 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) OO
10 5 (20.00%) B2B
10 5 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
11 4 (16.00%) CRUD
11 4 (16.00%) Line Management
11 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.00%) Firebug
11 4 (16.00%) PHP
11 4 (16.00%) IIS
11 4 (16.00%) Law
11 4 (16.00%) Retail

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) CorVu
5 1 (4.00%) Ingres
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Firebug
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (16.00%) Law
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) CSS
5 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (28.00%) WCF
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (12.00%) Web Services
10 3 (12.00%) XML
10 3 (12.00%) WPF
10 3 (12.00%) Symfony
10 3 (12.00%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (12.00%) Yii
11 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
12 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
12 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
12 1 (4.00%) XSLT
12 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) B2B
4 4 (16.00%) CRUD
4 4 (16.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) MVVM
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) AWK
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
6 1 (4.00%) XPath
6 1 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCSD
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Walton Centre
Salary: From £21,478 to £27,901 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £120 - £163 per day
Posted: 26 days ago