The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the St Helens region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 8.33% 60.00% 64.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 60.00% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 8
Average salary £22,000 £36,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.31% +61.11%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Developer
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Helens 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
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
12 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 13
Average salary £19,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

Developer
Salary Trend in St Helens

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the St Helens region.

Developer Salary Trend in St Helens

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Telerik