The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer 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 Engineer
Rank 56 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.83% 1.48% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.53% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,000 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Merseyside region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 -2 4 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Southport - 1 £42,500 -
St Helens - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Games
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Online Betting
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) ServiceStack
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
6 2 (22.22%) Big Data
6 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra

Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Games
2 3 (33.33%) Online Betting
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) ServiceStack
6 2 (22.22%) Spring
7 1 (11.11%) LINQ
7 1 (11.11%) Qt
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (11.11%) WebSockets
7 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Telerik
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago