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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 50 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.82% 5.58% 5.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 5.76% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 33
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,963 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £36,000 £37,500
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
569 590 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.36% 96.88% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 465 513 554
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -12 8 £35,000 +25.00% 4
St Helens -1 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Wirral - 1 £42,500 - 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) C#
3 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
6 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
8 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 6 (23.08%) OO
8 6 (23.08%) jQuery
9 5 (19.23%) WCF
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
9 5 (19.23%) MVC
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) CRM
10 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (15.38%) Silverlight
11 3 (11.54%) MVVM
11 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (11.54%) Workflow
11 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Ingres
3 1 (3.85%) CorVu
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) WCF
6 4 (15.38%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.69%) Symfony
7 2 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (7.69%) Yii
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.85%) HTML5
8 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) OO
2 5 (19.23%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) MVVM
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.85%) Android Development
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) AWK
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) XPath
7 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSD
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago