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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 49 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.45% 1.29% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.33% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 10
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,750 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
515 600 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.64% 96.77% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 412 536 482
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Southport - 4 £43,750 -
Liverpool +11 3 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) .NET
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) Degree
6 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (42.86%) Analytics
7 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
7 5 (35.71%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) Games
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) MVC
8 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 4 (28.57%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) ServiceStack
9 3 (21.43%) Online Betting
9 3 (21.43%) CSS3
9 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (21.43%) OOP
9 3 (21.43%) OO
10 2 (14.29%) PhD
10 2 (14.29%) C++
10 2 (14.29%) Java
10 2 (14.29%) JUnit
10 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 2 (14.29%) Finance

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (7.14%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Online Betting
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) ServiceStack
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
8 1 (7.14%) LINQ
8 1 (7.14%) Qt
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
8 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) MapReduce
8 1 (7.14%) UML
8 1 (7.14%) Data Management
8 1 (7.14%) Web Development
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PhD
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Telerik
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