The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside 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.

Developer
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 214 143 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 38.98% 30.89% 33.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.54% 31.64% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 179 130 133
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 503 452 484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.62% 97.62% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 374 368 355
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Merseyside

Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Developer in Merseyside

Developer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Merseyside

Developer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 156 £37,500 - 37
Wirral +2 23 £45,000 -10.00% 1
St Helens - 15 £45,000 - 1
Southport +2 12 £40,000 - 3
Birkenhead +3 5 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Prescot - 1 - -
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Merseyside region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 205 (52.30%) .NET
2 187 (47.70%) SQL Server
3 182 (46.43%) C#
4 176 (44.90%) MVC
5 154 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 150 (38.27%) ASP.NET
7 149 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (33.16%) SQL
9 119 (30.36%) CSS
10 118 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 116 (29.59%) HTML
12 106 (27.04%) TDD
13 98 (25.00%) PHP
14 78 (19.90%) jQuery
14 78 (19.90%) AngularJS
15 76 (19.39%) ASP.NET Web API
16 65 (16.58%) RESTful
17 64 (16.33%) MySQL
18 63 (16.07%) Microsoft
19 62 (15.82%) OO
20 61 (15.56%) .NET Framework
21 58 (14.80%) HTML5
22 55 (14.03%) BDD
22 55 (14.03%) Web Application Development
23 54 (13.78%) CSS3
23 54 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 52 (13.27%) Entity Framework
25 50 (12.76%) Finance
26 49 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
27 47 (11.99%) Business Intelligence

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 29 (7.40%) CMS
2 17 (4.34%) Umbraco
3 12 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (2.30%) Drupal
5 6 (1.53%) EPiServer
5 6 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.02%) WordPress
7 3 (0.77%) Apache
7 3 (0.77%) IIS
8 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) Marvel
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.83%) Magento
2 9 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.30%) GitHub
2 8 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.04%) Office 365
3 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.28%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.87%) FTP
2 21 (5.36%) HTTP
3 20 (5.10%) Internet
4 16 (4.08%) Broadband
5 2 (0.51%) SSH
6 1 (0.26%) Extranet
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (47.70%) SQL Server
2 64 (16.33%) MySQL
3 49 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 28 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 25 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 25 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (5.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 21 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (3.57%) DTS
11 11 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.79%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (11.99%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.34%) Selenium
4 16 (4.08%) MSTest
4 16 (4.08%) NUnit
5 14 (3.57%) ERwin
5 14 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
5 14 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.79%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.53%) Subversion
8 5 (1.28%) PHPUnit
8 5 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.77%) Grunt
9 3 (0.77%) gulp
9 3 (0.77%) JIRA
9 3 (0.77%) Moq
9 3 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 50 (12.76%) Finance
2 32 (8.16%) Retail
3 21 (5.36%) Banking
4 16 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.55%) Marketing
6 6 (1.53%) Legal
7 5 (1.28%) Games
7 5 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.28%) Law
8 2 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (52.30%) .NET
2 150 (38.27%) ASP.NET
3 119 (30.36%) CSS
4 118 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 116 (29.59%) HTML
6 78 (19.90%) AngularJS
6 78 (19.90%) jQuery
7 76 (19.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 65 (16.58%) RESTful
9 61 (15.56%) .NET Framework
10 58 (14.80%) HTML5
11 54 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 54 (13.78%) CSS3
12 52 (13.27%) Entity Framework
13 42 (10.71%) Node.js
13 42 (10.71%) Web Services
14 41 (10.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 40 (10.20%) Laravel
16 31 (7.91%) WCF
17 30 (7.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.69%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (6.89%) Digital TV
3 19 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.34%) Driving Licence
4 17 (4.34%) User Experience
5 13 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.30%) Blog
6 9 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.30%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.79%) iPad
7 7 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.51%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.26%) Clustering
11 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.26%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.10%) Windows
2 19 (4.85%) Linux
3 7 (1.79%) Android
4 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.02%) Unix
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (44.90%) MVC
2 149 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (27.04%) TDD
4 62 (15.82%) OO
5 55 (14.03%) BDD
5 55 (14.03%) Web Application Development
6 47 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
8 40 (10.20%) Web Development
9 38 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (8.16%) OOP
10 32 (8.16%) Scrum
11 23 (5.87%) Front End Development
11 23 (5.87%) Software Engineering
12 22 (5.61%) ETL
12 22 (5.61%) Workflow
13 21 (5.36%) EAI
13 21 (5.36%) SDLC
14 20 (5.10%) Kanban
15 18 (4.59%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 182 (46.43%) C#
2 154 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 130 (33.16%) SQL
4 98 (25.00%) PHP
5 33 (8.42%) VB.NET
6 32 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 23 (5.87%) VB
8 21 (5.36%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
9 19 (4.85%) Ruby
10 10 (2.55%) Java
11 9 (2.30%) PHP 5
12 7 (1.79%) C++
13 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.51%) Python
15 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (8.67%) Degree
2 21 (5.36%) Siebel Certification
3 7 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Ansible
1 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 63 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.20%) Oracle
3 21 (5.36%) Siebel
4 18 (4.59%) Zend
5 15 (3.83%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.28%) Google
6 5 (1.28%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.77%) IBM
8 2 (0.51%) ATG
8 2 (0.51%) Epicor
8 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.51%) SAP
8 2 (0.51%) Telerik
9 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.26%) Cognos
9 1 (0.26%) Facebook
9 1 (0.26%) Tableau
9 1 (0.26%) Temenos
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago