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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 40 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 13 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.15% 1.18% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 1.23% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 28
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
402 487 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.34% 95.68% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 336 359 561
Median salary £38,100 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £57,500
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +14 9 £40,000 - 3
Southport - 2 - -
Wirral - 1 £52,500 - 2
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 16 (51.61%) Web Services
4 15 (48.39%) CSS
4 15 (48.39%) Degree
5 14 (45.16%) Linux
6 13 (41.94%) Unix
6 13 (41.94%) QA
6 13 (41.94%) Analytics
7 11 (35.48%) Spring
7 11 (35.48%) JBoss
7 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
8 10 (32.26%) .NET
8 10 (32.26%) Oracle
8 10 (32.26%) C#
9 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
10 8 (25.81%) SQL
10 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.81%) MVC
10 8 (25.81%) Android
11 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
12 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
12 6 (19.35%) Mobile Development
13 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
13 5 (16.13%) Coaching
13 5 (16.13%) Open Source
13 5 (16.13%) Web Development
13 5 (16.13%) C

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 11 (35.48%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) Mule
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.45%) 802.11
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Redis
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) Web Services
3 15 (48.39%) CSS
4 11 (35.48%) Spring
5 10 (32.26%) .NET
6 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.90%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) jQuery
8 3 (9.68%) Silex
8 3 (9.68%) Symfony
9 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.45%) Ajax
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (6.45%) CSS3
9 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.45%) HTML5
9 2 (6.45%) Java EE
9 2 (6.45%) WCF
9 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) e-Learning
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
4 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Unix
3 8 (25.81%) Android
4 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) OpenWrt
6 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 13 (41.94%) Analytics
4 8 (25.81%) MVC
5 6 (19.35%) Mobile Development
6 5 (16.13%) Coaching
6 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.13%) Open Source
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Web Development
7 4 (12.90%) Android Development
8 3 (9.68%) Logistics
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.45%) Code Optimisation
9 2 (6.45%) Data Security
9 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
9 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
3 10 (32.26%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) C
7 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
7 3 (9.68%) PHP
8 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.45%) C++
8 2 (6.45%) Clojure
8 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
8 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Telerik
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health, car parking
Posted: 10 days ago
Wirral
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Visual Education Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago