Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 71 62
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.37% 1.91% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.06% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 12
Liverpool median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,375 £20,750
90th Percentile £39,700 £42,375 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -1.32%

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 681 921 678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 92.38% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 537 654 537
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,175 £55,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (64.71%) MVC
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (41.18%) CMS
8 6 (35.29%) jQuery
9 5 (29.41%) Google
9 5 (29.41%) Twitter
9 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
10 4 (23.53%) EPiServer
10 4 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
10 4 (23.53%) SQL
11 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 3 (17.65%) Content Management
11 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
12 2 (11.76%) Degree
12 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 2 (11.76%) OO
12 2 (11.76%) Capita
12 2 (11.76%) Android
12 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
12 2 (11.76%) React
12 2 (11.76%) CSS
12 2 (11.76%) HTML

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 7 (41.18%) CMS
2 4 (23.53%) EPiServer
2 4 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) React
8 1 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (5.88%) J2EE
8 1 (5.88%) Qt
8 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Fintech
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Google
2 5 (29.41%) Twitter
3 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
4 2 (11.76%) Capita
5 1 (5.88%) Pegasus