Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Wirral during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Developer
Merseyside > Wirral
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 23 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Wirral 46.94% 43.08% 27.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.92% 44.44% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 6
Wirral median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% +21.68% -5.92%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £44,375
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Wirral. 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
Wirral
Permanent vacancies in the Wirral with a recognized job title 48 63 22
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 96.92% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 15
Wirral median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £60,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Wirral

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the Wirral

Developer
Salary Trend in the Wirral

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

Salary trend for Developer in the Wirral

Developer
Salary Histogram in the Wirral

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the Wirral over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in the Wirral

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wirral region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) C#
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
1 14 (60.87%) Web Application Development
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
4 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Digital TV
4 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 9 (39.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (39.13%) BDD
4 9 (39.13%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
4 9 (39.13%) RESTful
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 8 (34.78%) Google
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) Web Development
7 5 (21.74%) Refactoring
7 5 (21.74%) PHP
7 5 (21.74%) MySQL
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) XML

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Wirral 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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) QlikView
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (39.13%) jQuery
3 9 (39.13%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (39.13%) RESTful
3 9 (39.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Digital TV
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Web Application Development
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) BDD
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) Refactoring
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
5 4 (17.39%) Time Management
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Twitter
3 2 (8.70%) Cerner
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle