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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 56 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.85% 4.63% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 4.70% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 12
Median salary £39,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £25,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,550 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
573 447 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.46% 98.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 434 345 480
Median salary £37,600 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.26% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,500
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
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 24 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 -15 10 £39,000 +30.00% 4
Southport +3 1 - - 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 15 (62.50%) Linux
1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 13 (54.17%) C
3 12 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 12 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (50.00%) Degree
4 11 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
5 10 (41.67%) Aerospace
5 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 8 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Open Source
8 4 (16.67%) Subversion
8 4 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) XSLT
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) Ant
9 3 (12.50%) SOAP
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET

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 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) Mule
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.33%) 802.11
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Ant
2 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 10 (41.67%) Aerospace
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) WSDL
3 3 (12.50%) XHTML
3 3 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) XSLT
4 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
4 2 (8.33%) Java EE
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) OpenWrt
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Security
6 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C
2 12 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) Clojure
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
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