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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 9.09% 17.95% 31.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Average salary £26,750 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.83% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £25,100 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £30,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
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
22 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 100.00% 89.74% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 20
Average salary £22,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,800 £22,914
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £70,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (37.50%) Flash
5 3 (37.50%) CMS
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (12.50%) SAP
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) CRM

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Telerik
St. Helens, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago