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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 63 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.58% 1.55% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.65% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 23
Average salary £39,250 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,250 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
703 546 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.74% 94.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 602 460 506
Average salary £44,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,804 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 29 (78.38%) C#
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
2 25 (67.57%) CSS
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
4 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
5 18 (48.65%) HTML
5 18 (48.65%) jQuery
6 17 (45.95%) Ajax
7 14 (37.84%) Project Management
8 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
9 11 (29.73%) MVC
9 11 (29.73%) Degree
10 10 (27.03%) XML
10 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
11 9 (24.32%) HTML5
11 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
11 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
12 8 (21.62%) Twitter
12 8 (21.62%) SaaS
12 8 (21.62%) Java
12 8 (21.62%) PHP
12 8 (21.62%) Scrum
12 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
13 7 (18.92%) JSON

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.41%) Drupal
5 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.41%) Fireworks
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) SaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) MySQL
3 6 (16.22%) SQLite
4 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (10.81%) Maven
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) QUnit
General
1 2 (5.41%) Electronics
1 2 (5.41%) Automotive
1 2 (5.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 25 (67.57%) CSS
3 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
4 18 (48.65%) HTML
4 18 (48.65%) jQuery
5 17 (45.95%) Ajax
6 10 (27.03%) XML
7 9 (24.32%) HTML5
7 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
7 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (18.92%) JSON
9 7 (18.92%) CSS3
10 5 (13.51%) J2EE
10 5 (13.51%) Web Services
11 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
11 4 (10.81%) POCO
11 4 (10.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (10.81%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
3 3 (8.11%) Kindle
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.70%) Animation
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) MVC
3 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
4 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) OOP
6 5 (13.51%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
7 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (10.81%) OO PHP
7 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) TDD
9 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Android Development
9 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.41%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) PHP
5 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
6 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 6 (16.22%) C++
7 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
8 4 (10.81%) VC++
9 3 (8.11%) PHP5
10 2 (5.41%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (5.41%) VB
10 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
10 2 (5.41%) VB6
11 1 (2.70%) Ruby
11 1 (2.70%) Python
11 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Twitter
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Apple
5 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
5 2 (5.41%) Adobe
5 2 (5.41%) Macromedia
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