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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 46 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.75% 1.24% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 1.30% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 24
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
620 540 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.88% 95.74% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 538 430 469
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,955 £24,000
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 23 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (87.23%) JavaScript
2 39 (82.98%) C#
3 38 (80.85%) .NET
3 38 (80.85%) CSS
4 36 (76.60%) HTML
5 34 (72.34%) ASP.NET
6 33 (70.21%) Ajax
7 29 (61.70%) jQuery
7 29 (61.70%) MVC
8 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
8 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
9 27 (57.45%) SQL
9 27 (57.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 23 (48.94%) Twitter
11 23 (48.94%) VB.NET
12 22 (46.81%) .NET Framework
12 22 (46.81%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (46.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (46.81%) KnockoutJS
12 22 (46.81%) AngularJS
13 21 (44.68%) CSS3
13 21 (44.68%) NHibernate
13 21 (44.68%) HTML5
13 21 (44.68%) IIS
14 20 (42.55%) MS Excel
15 19 (40.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (40.43%) Subversion
16 13 (27.66%) Scrum
17 11 (23.40%) Java

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (44.68%) IIS
2 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Drupal
3 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.13%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) SQLite
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) DB2
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (40.43%) Subversion
2 5 (10.64%) Maven
3 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.38%) NUnit
4 3 (6.38%) QUnit
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.26%) Marketing
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.26%) Electronics
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (80.85%) .NET
1 38 (80.85%) CSS
2 36 (76.60%) HTML
3 34 (72.34%) ASP.NET
4 33 (70.21%) Ajax
5 29 (61.70%) jQuery
6 27 (57.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 22 (46.81%) .NET Framework
8 22 (46.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 22 (46.81%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (46.81%) AngularJS
9 21 (44.68%) CSS3
9 21 (44.68%) NHibernate
9 21 (44.68%) HTML5
10 9 (19.15%) J2EE
11 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (10.64%) XML
13 4 (8.51%) REST
13 4 (8.51%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) DTV
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) MVC
2 22 (46.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
4 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) OO
6 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.77%) OOP
8 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.51%) OO PHP
9 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.51%) Migration
10 3 (6.38%) OOD
10 3 (6.38%) Kanban
11 2 (4.26%) Web Development
11 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.26%) TDD
11 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) JavaScript
2 39 (82.98%) C#
3 27 (57.45%) SQL
4 23 (48.94%) VB.NET
5 11 (23.40%) Java
6 7 (14.89%) PHP
7 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.51%) C++
8 4 (8.51%) VC++
9 2 (4.26%) Groovy
9 2 (4.26%) PHP5
9 2 (4.26%) Python
10 1 (2.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.13%) C
10 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.13%) VB
10 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.13%) Ruby
10 1 (2.13%) VB6
10 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) Twitter
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) Macromedia
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