The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 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
Software Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 48 48 54
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.47% 2.86% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 2.92% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 7
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £85,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 25 March 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 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 +5 10 £37,500 -31.81% 4
Southport -3 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Birkenhead - 1 £37,500 - 2
St Helens - 1 £32,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (96.15%) C#
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET
3 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) LINQ
6 9 (34.62%) CSS
6 9 (34.62%) MVC
6 9 (34.62%) jQuery
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (26.92%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
7 7 (26.92%) Logistics
7 7 (26.92%) Ajax
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) XML
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) VB
9 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
9 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
9 5 (19.23%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
10 4 (15.38%) CSS3
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe

Software 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 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (7.69%) Billing
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) LINQ
4 9 (34.62%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) Ajax
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) XML
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
7 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
7 5 (19.23%) HTML5
8 4 (15.38%) CSS3
9 3 (11.54%) Ember.js
9 3 (11.54%) Handlebars
9 3 (11.54%) WCF
10 2 (7.69%) JSON
10 2 (7.69%) Node.js
10 2 (7.69%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Logistics
2 7 (26.92%) OO
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Functional Programming
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) OOP
5 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.85%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) VB
4 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
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