The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
North West > Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 42 50
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.23% 3.59% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.68% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 3
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +44.23%  
10th Percentile £27,875 £32,050 £25,100
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,250 £32,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63%  

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 492 462 491
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.45% 97.67% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1455 1506 1471
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £57,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Merseyside

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Merseyside

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Merseyside over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Merseyside

Software 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 Software Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 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 +1 10 £37,500 - 3
Southport -7 1 £50,000 -
Birkenhead - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 22 (84.62%) .NET
3 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 10 (38.46%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) jQuery
8 8 (30.77%) HTML5
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (26.92%) LINQ
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) Logistics
10 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 6 (23.08%) CSS3
11 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (19.23%) Ajax
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
11 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
11 5 (19.23%) OO
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 4 (15.38%) XML
12 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
12 4 (15.38%) VB
12 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
12 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
13 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
13 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server

Software 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 2 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) EPiServer
1 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
1 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Grunt
2 1 (3.85%) gulp
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 8 (30.77%) HTML5
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (26.92%) LINQ
7 6 (23.08%) CSS3
8 5 (19.23%) Ajax
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
9 4 (15.38%) XML
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (7.69%) REST
10 2 (7.69%) SOAP
11 1 (3.85%) Middleware
11 1 (3.85%) OOXML
11 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Logistics
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) OOP
4 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) B2B
5 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
5 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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