The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 52 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.03% 0.75% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.77% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Median salary £32,500 £38,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% +20.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 359 388 391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.05% 97.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 266 313 285
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Liverpool

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Liverpool

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Liverpool over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) Image Processing
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Life Science
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby

Software Engineer 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 (22.22%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) RSpec
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Phusion Passenger
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Life Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Smalltalk
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft