Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 73 56
Rank change year-on-year +40 -17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 35 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.10% 2.05% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 2.21% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 10
Liverpool median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £34,875 £37,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £51,500 £48,750 £43,750
Merseyside median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 650 949 657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 92.68% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 517 672 518
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,925
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,450 £55,375
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.62% 0.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Liverpool

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Liverpool

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Liverpool over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Liverpool

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 19 (54.29%) Git (software)
2 17 (48.57%) PHP
3 15 (42.86%) REST
4 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 13 (37.14%) Grunt
5 13 (37.14%) gulp
5 13 (37.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 10 (28.57%) Capita
6 10 (28.57%) CSS
6 10 (28.57%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) npm
6 10 (28.57%) webpack
7 9 (25.71%) Symfony
7 9 (25.71%) Laravel
7 9 (25.71%) Java
8 8 (22.86%) Zend
9 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (20.00%) HTML5
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) MySQL
9 7 (20.00%) Finance
9 7 (20.00%) CMS
9 7 (20.00%) User Experience
10 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
10 6 (17.14%) Advertising
10 6 (17.14%) Magento
10 6 (17.14%) Node.js
10 6 (17.14%) Sass

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.00%) CMS
2 5 (14.29%) Drupal
3 3 (8.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.71%) nginx
4 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.71%) WordPress
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) Kentico
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Magento
2 2 (5.71%) OpenCart
2 2 (5.71%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) npm
2 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) Grunt
2 13 (37.14%) gulp
3 10 (28.57%) webpack
4 2 (5.71%) Bazaar
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.71%) PhantomJS
4 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Xcode
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) PhpStorm
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Advertising
3 3 (8.57%) Games
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) REST
2 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 13 (37.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 10 (28.57%) CSS
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) Laravel
5 9 (25.71%) Symfony
6 7 (20.00%) HTML5
7 6 (17.14%) Node.js
7 6 (17.14%) Sass
8 5 (14.29%) CSS3
8 5 (14.29%) jQuery
9 4 (11.43%) React
10 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
10 3 (8.57%) LESS
10 3 (8.57%) RESTful
10 3 (8.57%) Spring
10 3 (8.57%) Web Services
11 2 (5.71%) .NET
11 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Online Games
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
4 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) API Development
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) OO PHP
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) API Design
7 2 (5.71%) B2B
7 2 (5.71%) B2C
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) MVC
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) PHP
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Apple Swift
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Plesk
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Capita
2 8 (22.86%) Zend
3 3 (8.57%) Sitecore