Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 319 372 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 32.29% 28.73% 28.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.60% 30.44% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 270 315 229
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 922 1222 917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.32% 94.36% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 704 880 692
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,375 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 237 £38,000 +1.33% 22
St Helens +8 24 £51,250 +57.69% 1
Wirral +1 23 £40,000 -8.05% 1
Southport 0 16 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Prescot -1 6 £28,500 -12.31%
Birkenhead +1 1 - - 1
Bootle - 1 £30,000 -
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 144 (45.14%) JavaScript
2 125 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (36.99%) PHP
4 117 (36.68%) MVC
5 107 (33.54%) CSS
6 106 (33.23%) HTML
7 97 (30.41%) TDD
7 97 (30.41%) .NET
8 91 (28.53%) SQL Server
9 89 (27.90%) C#
10 83 (26.02%) MySQL
11 80 (25.08%) SQL
12 67 (21.00%) ASP.NET
13 66 (20.69%) jQuery
14 65 (20.38%) Laravel
15 62 (19.44%) AngularJS
15 62 (19.44%) Finance
16 59 (18.50%) REST
17 55 (17.24%) HTML5
18 54 (16.93%) Git (software)
19 51 (15.99%) ASP.NET MVC
20 49 (15.36%) Zend
21 47 (14.73%) Node.js
22 46 (14.42%) CSS3
23 45 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
24 43 (13.48%) Software Engineering
25 42 (13.17%) Retail
26 41 (12.85%) SOAP
27 39 (12.23%) API Development
28 38 (11.91%) BDD

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 23 (7.21%) CMS
2 15 (4.70%) Drupal
3 10 (3.13%) WordPress
4 8 (2.51%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.88%) nginx
5 6 (1.88%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.57%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.63%) Apache
8 2 (0.63%) Content Management Server
8 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (5.96%) Magento
2 5 (1.57%) Cerner Millennium
2 5 (1.57%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.63%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.63%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.08%) Amazon S3
3 12 (3.76%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (3.76%) npm
3 12 (3.76%) Serverless
4 6 (1.88%) GitHub
5 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.94%) MailChimp
6 3 (0.94%) Office 365
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.02%) Broadband
1 16 (5.02%) Internet
2 14 (4.39%) FTP
2 14 (4.39%) HTTP
3 3 (0.94%) SMS
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
4 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (28.53%) SQL Server
2 83 (26.02%) MySQL
3 32 (10.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 29 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (8.78%) NoSQL
6 24 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (5.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (5.33%) Relational Database
10 14 (4.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 14 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (3.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (3.76%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.88%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.88%) QlikView
14 5 (1.57%) Electronic Patient Records
14 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (1.25%) Power BI
15 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (16.93%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.91%) Selenium
3 35 (10.97%) Selenium IDE
3 35 (10.97%) WebDriver
4 17 (5.33%) Grunt
4 17 (5.33%) NUnit
5 16 (5.02%) gulp
5 16 (5.02%) MSTest
6 14 (4.39%) PHPUnit
7 10 (3.13%) webpack
8 8 (2.51%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.25%) Subversion
10 3 (0.94%) Bower
11 2 (0.63%) Bazaar
11 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.63%) PhantomJS
11 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (19.44%) Finance
2 42 (13.17%) Retail
3 37 (11.60%) Banking
4 19 (5.96%) Marketing
5 16 (5.02%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.45%) Advertising
6 11 (3.45%) Games
6 11 (3.45%) Legal
7 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (33.54%) CSS
2 106 (33.23%) HTML
3 97 (30.41%) .NET
4 67 (21.00%) ASP.NET
5 66 (20.69%) jQuery
6 65 (20.38%) Laravel
7 62 (19.44%) AngularJS
8 59 (18.50%) REST
9 55 (17.24%) HTML5
10 51 (15.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (14.73%) Node.js
12 46 (14.42%) CSS3
13 41 (12.85%) SOAP
14 37 (11.60%) CakePHP
15 35 (10.97%) RESTful
15 35 (10.97%) Web Services
16 31 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 30 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
18 28 (8.78%) XML
19 25 (7.84%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.33%) Blog
3 14 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.08%) Digital Media
4 13 (4.08%) User Experience
5 9 (2.82%) Digital TV
5 9 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.82%) NHS
5 9 (2.82%) Online Games
6 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.25%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.25%) iPad
7 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.94%) Life Science
8 3 (0.94%) Social Media
8 3 (0.94%) W3C
9 2 (0.63%) Fintech
10 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.27%) Linux
2 18 (5.64%) Windows
3 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Debian
5 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (36.68%) MVC
3 97 (30.41%) TDD
4 45 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (13.48%) Software Engineering
6 39 (12.23%) API Development
7 38 (11.91%) BDD
8 36 (11.29%) OO
9 35 (10.97%) Functional Testing
9 35 (10.97%) Web Application Development
10 30 (9.40%) Scrum
11 29 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (8.78%) Dependency Injection
12 28 (8.78%) Web Development
13 22 (6.90%) Front End Development
14 18 (5.64%) Kanban
15 17 (5.33%) Inversion of Control
15 17 (5.33%) OOP
15 17 (5.33%) Workflow
16 16 (5.02%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 144 (45.14%) JavaScript
2 118 (36.99%) PHP
3 89 (27.90%) C#
4 80 (25.08%) SQL
5 22 (6.90%) VB
6 21 (6.58%) VB.NET
7 20 (6.27%) Java
7 20 (6.27%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.39%) Ruby
8 14 (4.39%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
9 7 (2.19%) Python
10 6 (1.88%) PHP 5
11 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.25%) C++
11 4 (1.25%) VBA
12 3 (0.94%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.94%) C
12 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.63%) Perl
13 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (9.09%) Degree
2 14 (4.39%) Siebel Certification
3 5 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.31%) MCSA
5 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
3 1 (0.31%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (6.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Ansible
1 1 (0.31%) Plesk
Vendors
1 49 (15.36%) Zend
2 37 (11.60%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.21%) Oracle
4 14 (4.39%) Siebel
5 11 (3.45%) Capita
6 9 (2.82%) Cognos
6 9 (2.82%) Google
7 7 (2.19%) Cerner
8 5 (1.57%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.25%) Twitter
10 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.31%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.31%) Murex
11 1 (0.31%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.31%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.31%) RedGate
11 1 (0.31%) Tableau
11 1 (0.31%) Xamarin