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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 55 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.51% 2.72% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.87% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 15
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
775 593 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.59% 95.03% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 611 512 481
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 30 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 30 (83.33%) C#
3 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
4 23 (63.89%) SQL
5 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 21 (58.33%) CSS
7 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
8 18 (50.00%) HTML
9 15 (41.67%) MVC
9 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
10 13 (36.11%) Degree
10 13 (36.11%) jQuery
11 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 10 (27.78%) Web Services
13 9 (25.00%) HTML5
14 8 (22.22%) Windows
14 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
14 8 (22.22%) Ajax
15 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
15 7 (19.44%) IIS
15 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
15 7 (19.44%) Project Management
15 7 (19.44%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (16.67%) SaaS
16 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
16 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (16.67%) Android Development
16 6 (16.67%) iOS Development
16 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (19.44%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) SaaS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQLite
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 6 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) CSS
3 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 18 (50.00%) HTML
5 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 13 (36.11%) jQuery
7 10 (27.78%) Web Services
8 9 (25.00%) HTML5
9 8 (22.22%) Ajax
10 7 (19.44%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (16.67%) WCF
11 6 (16.67%) WPF
12 5 (13.89%) LINQ
12 5 (13.89%) XML
12 5 (13.89%) CSS3
13 4 (11.11%) iOS SDK
13 4 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 4 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Kindle
3 4 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 3 (8.33%) Animation
5 2 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (5.56%) E-Learning
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Android
2 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) MVC
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.67%) Android Development
4 6 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.89%) SDLC
6 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.56%) API Integration
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Game Development
7 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.56%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) OO
8 1 (2.78%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C#
2 23 (63.89%) SQL
3 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 6 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (2.78%) VB6
8 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Apple
3 4 (11.11%) Xamarin
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Twitter
5 2 (5.56%) Adobe
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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