The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wirral 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 8 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Wirral 36.36% 50.00% 50.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.10% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 6
Average salary £38,000 £33,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.59% +22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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 Wirral 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
Wirral
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Wirral 95.45% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £20,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

Developer
Salary Trend in the Wirral

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

Developer Salary Trend in the Wirral

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wirral 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 30 (96.77%) CSS
2 29 (93.55%) HTML
3 26 (83.87%) SQL
3 26 (83.87%) .NET
3 26 (83.87%) C#
4 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
4 23 (74.19%) .NET Framework
5 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
5 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
5 22 (70.97%) MVC
6 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (51.61%) jQuery
9 14 (45.16%) WCF
9 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
10 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (38.71%) HTML5
11 12 (38.71%) CSS3
12 11 (35.48%) Law
12 11 (35.48%) B2B
12 11 (35.48%) IIS
12 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
12 11 (35.48%) Firebug
12 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
12 11 (35.48%) Retail
12 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
12 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 11 (35.48%) CRUD
12 11 (35.48%) Line Management
13 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wirral 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 11 (35.48%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
2 11 (35.48%) Firebug
2 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (35.48%) Law
1 11 (35.48%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) CSS
2 29 (93.55%) HTML
3 26 (83.87%) .NET
4 23 (74.19%) .NET Framework
4 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
5 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (51.61%) jQuery
7 14 (45.16%) WCF
8 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (38.71%) CSS3
9 12 (38.71%) HTML5
10 10 (32.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (29.03%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (25.81%) Classic ASP
13 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (12.90%) SOAP
14 4 (12.90%) XML
14 4 (12.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
2 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) B2B
2 11 (35.48%) CRUD
2 11 (35.48%) Line Management
3 8 (25.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) OOP
8 1 (3.23%) ERP
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) C#
1 26 (83.87%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Wirral
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago