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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 48 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.73% 3.09% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 3.17% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 10
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,250 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £38,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
560 505 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.40% 97.49% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 461 408 415
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +10 12 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Southport -3 2 £40,000 +18.51%
St Helens - 2 £33,750 - 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 29 (96.67%) C#
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (43.33%) Scrum
5 12 (40.00%) SQL
6 10 (33.33%) LINQ
7 9 (30.00%) jQuery
7 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 9 (30.00%) MVC
8 8 (26.67%) CSS
8 8 (26.67%) MySQL
8 8 (26.67%) TDD
8 8 (26.67%) Kanban
8 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
8 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
9 7 (23.33%) DevOps
9 7 (23.33%) Node.js
9 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (23.33%) Logistics
9 7 (23.33%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (23.33%) Ajax
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle
9 7 (23.33%) Web Services
9 7 (23.33%) XML
9 7 (23.33%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.00%) OO

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:

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Billing
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (33.33%) LINQ
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) jQuery
5 8 (26.67%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) Ajax
6 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (23.33%) Node.js
6 7 (23.33%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) XML
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 3 (10.00%) Ember.js
9 3 (10.00%) Handlebars
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) JSON
9 3 (10.00%) WCF
10 2 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Scrum
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) Kanban
3 8 (26.67%) TDD
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (23.33%) Logistics
4 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Programming
7 3 (10.00%) OOP
7 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.33%) Machine Learning
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) SDLC
8 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) VB
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
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