The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 42 46 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.53% 3.27% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 3.34% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 4
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 537 479 468
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.71% 97.96% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 450 395 375
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Merseyside

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Merseyside

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Merseyside

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +8 19 £40,000 -11.11% 1
St Helens - 2 £40,000 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) .NET
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.00%) ETL
5 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (25.00%) Java
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (22.22%) MVC
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.22%) ERwin
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (22.22%) DTS
6 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 7 (19.44%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) OOP
8 6 (16.67%) Ant
8 6 (16.67%) JUnit
8 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 6 (16.67%) CRM
8 6 (16.67%) J2EE
8 6 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 5 (13.89%) DevOps
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) DTS
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.89%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) ERwin
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (16.67%) Ant
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) J2EE
3 5 (13.89%) WCF
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.11%) WinForms
4 4 (11.11%) WPF
5 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) Spring
6 2 (5.56%) Ajax
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) jQuery
6 2 (5.56%) Laravel
6 2 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) LINQ
7 1 (2.78%) Symfony
7 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (25.00%) ETL
3 8 (22.22%) MVC
4 6 (16.67%) CRM
4 6 (16.67%) OOP
5 5 (13.89%) DevOps
5 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.89%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Business Development
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (8.33%) Kanban
7 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 3 (8.33%) SOLID
8 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.00%) Java
5 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (13.89%) PHP
7 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.56%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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