Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Software Developer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 62 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.33% 2.92% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.99% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 5
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £28,600
90th Percentile £43,750 £92,500 £45,000
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +25.00% -9.33%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 713 803 791
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.36% 97.81% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 533 633 592
Liverpool median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Liverpool

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Liverpool

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Liverpool over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) CSS
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) HTML5
8 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 4 (22.22%) XML
9 4 (22.22%) Ajax
9 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (16.67%) CSS3
10 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
10 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
10 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (16.67%) OO
10 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 2 (11.11%) Middleware

Software 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) EPiServer
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.56%) Grunt
2 1 (5.56%) gulp
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (11.11%) Kafka
7 2 (11.11%) LINQ
7 2 (11.11%) Middleware
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (11.11%) React
7 2 (11.11%) REST
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
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