The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 60 50 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.08% 2.67% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.75% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 6
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £61,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 581 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.52% 96.99% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 521 500 607
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram 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 23 July 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 -9 6 £40,000 +33.33% 2
St Helens - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) jQuery
5 10 (50.00%) HTML5
5 10 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) .NET
6 9 (45.00%) C#
6 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
7 8 (40.00%) Apache Hive
7 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
7 8 (40.00%) Big Data
7 8 (40.00%) Analytics
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) JUnit
7 8 (40.00%) CSS
7 8 (40.00%) Spring
7 8 (40.00%) Finance
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) Maven
9 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (30.00%) Selenium
10 5 (25.00%) Puppet
10 5 (25.00%) Apache Avro
10 5 (25.00%) Redis
10 5 (25.00%) JSF
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 8 (40.00%) Big Data
2 5 (25.00%) Redis
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) JUnit
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
2 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Games
3 2 (10.00%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) jQuery
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) JSF
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) Apache Avro
6 3 (15.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) WinForms
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) ServiceStack
8 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
8 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
4 8 (40.00%) Analytics
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
8 1 (5.00%) Data Management
8 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Web Development
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Telerik
2 1 (5.00%) Facebook
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago