Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 80 57
Rank change year-on-year +40 -23 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.87% 1.20% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 1.37% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 30
Liverpool median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% -36.76% +112.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,200 £87,500 £105,000
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% +50.00%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 633 877 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.69% 88.05% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 494 572 495
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £64,625 £57,500 £58,750
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) TDD
2 18 (66.67%) MVC
2 18 (66.67%) PHP
2 18 (66.67%) Selenium
3 17 (62.96%) Zend
3 17 (62.96%) CakePHP
3 17 (62.96%) CSS3
3 17 (62.96%) Laravel
3 17 (62.96%) Functional Testing
3 17 (62.96%) WebDriver
3 17 (62.96%) HTML5
3 17 (62.96%) Selenium IDE
3 17 (62.96%) REST
3 17 (62.96%) API Development
3 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) CSS
3 17 (62.96%) SOAP
3 17 (62.96%) MySQL
3 17 (62.96%) Finance
3 17 (62.96%) Banking
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) Marketing
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC

Software Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 17 (62.96%) Selenium IDE
2 17 (62.96%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Gradle
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (62.96%) Banking
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Developer
2 17 (62.96%) MySQL Developer
2 17 (62.96%) PHP Developer
2 17 (62.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) CakePHP
1 17 (62.96%) CSS
1 17 (62.96%) CSS3
1 17 (62.96%) HTML
1 17 (62.96%) HTML5
1 17 (62.96%) Laravel
1 17 (62.96%) REST
1 17 (62.96%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.70%) DCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.70%) STL
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.70%) Life Science
1 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) CentOS
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) MVC
2 18 (66.67%) TDD
3 17 (62.96%) API Development
3 17 (62.96%) Functional Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Simian Army
1 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Zend