The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 45 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.75% 3.01% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 3.11% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 29
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Software Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
617 579 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 97.63% 96.82% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 552 456 425
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Coventry

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 36 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 35 (79.55%) C#
2 35 (79.55%) .NET
3 34 (77.27%) CSS
4 33 (75.00%) HTML
5 31 (70.45%) ASP.NET
6 28 (63.64%) Ajax
7 26 (59.09%) jQuery
7 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
7 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
7 26 (59.09%) MVC
8 25 (56.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (54.55%) SQL
10 23 (52.27%) VB.NET
11 22 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 22 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (50.00%) AngularJS
11 22 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 22 (50.00%) .NET Framework
12 21 (47.73%) NHibernate
12 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 21 (47.73%) IIS
12 21 (47.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (47.73%) Twitter
13 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
13 20 (45.45%) CSS3
13 20 (45.45%) HTML5
14 19 (43.18%) Subversion
15 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (25.00%) Scrum

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (47.73%) IIS
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) GSM
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQLite
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (43.18%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.82%) NUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Maven
4 3 (6.82%) QUnit
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.82%) Electronics
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.82%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Games
2 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) .NET
2 34 (77.27%) CSS
3 33 (75.00%) HTML
4 31 (70.45%) ASP.NET
5 28 (63.64%) Ajax
6 26 (59.09%) jQuery
7 25 (56.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 22 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 22 (50.00%) .NET Framework
9 21 (47.73%) NHibernate
9 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 20 (45.45%) CSS3
10 20 (45.45%) HTML5
11 8 (18.18%) J2EE
12 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (11.36%) Web Services
14 4 (9.09%) REST
15 3 (6.82%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) DTV
3 2 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.55%) Physics
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) MVC
2 22 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.36%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) OOD
7 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) Kanban
8 4 (9.09%) Project Management
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.82%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.55%) OO PHP
10 2 (4.55%) TDD
10 2 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 35 (79.55%) C#
3 24 (54.55%) SQL
4 23 (52.27%) VB.NET
5 9 (20.45%) Java
6 4 (9.09%) PHP
7 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.82%) Groovy
8 2 (4.55%) VC++
8 2 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) Ruby
9 1 (2.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) PhD
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) Twitter
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Top base+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago