Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Senior Developer
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 84 70
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.03% 1.54% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 1.63% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 17
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,750 £43,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% +1.18%

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 924 1226 918
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 94.38% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 705 884 697
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,300
90th Percentile £63,250 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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 +30 25 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Southport - 4 £43,750 -
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 17 (56.67%) PHP
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) Laravel
5 9 (30.00%) Symfony
5 9 (30.00%) jQuery
5 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (26.67%) Zend
6 8 (26.67%) C#
6 8 (26.67%) MySQL
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) MVC
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) REST
7 7 (23.33%) HTML5
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) Grunt
8 6 (20.00%) gulp
8 6 (20.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 5 (16.67%) User Experience
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) Advertising
9 5 (16.67%) CMS
9 5 (16.67%) Magento

Senior 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 5 (16.67%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) Drupal
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) WordPress
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Magento
2 2 (6.67%) OpenCart
2 2 (6.67%) osCommerce
3 1 (3.33%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) npm
2 3 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Grunt
2 6 (20.00%) gulp
3 4 (13.33%) webpack
4 2 (6.67%) Bazaar
4 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.67%) PhantomJS
4 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Xcode
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) PhpStorm
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Advertising
3 3 (10.00%) Games
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (30.00%) CSS
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
1 9 (30.00%) jQuery
1 9 (30.00%) Laravel
1 9 (30.00%) Symfony
2 7 (23.33%) HTML5
2 7 (23.33%) REST
3 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 6 (20.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.67%) Node.js
4 5 (16.67%) Sass
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.33%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) LESS
6 3 (10.00%) RESTful
7 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.67%) OAuth
7 2 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Online Games
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 4 (13.33%) OO
3 4 (13.33%) OOP
3 4 (13.33%) TDD
3 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (6.67%) API Design
5 2 (6.67%) API Development
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) PHP
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) C#
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
7 1 (3.33%) PHP 5
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Zend
2 2 (6.67%) Capita
3 1 (3.33%) Cerner
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle