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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 61 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.95% 0.74% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 0.79% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 17
Average salary £34,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,900
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
705 504 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 91.68% 93.68% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 598 423 541
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 24 April 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (79.49%) C#
1 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 29 (74.36%) CSS
3 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 24 (61.54%) SQL
4 22 (56.41%) HTML
5 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 21 (53.85%) Ajax
5 21 (53.85%) jQuery
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
7 16 (41.03%) MVC
8 15 (38.46%) Project Management
9 14 (35.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (30.77%) Twitter
11 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
11 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
11 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
11 11 (28.21%) HTML5
11 11 (28.21%) CSS3
11 11 (28.21%) Degree
12 10 (25.64%) Scrum
12 10 (25.64%) IIS
12 10 (25.64%) XML
12 10 (25.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (25.64%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (23.08%) Java
13 9 (23.08%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (25.64%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.13%) Drupal
6 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Fireworks
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) SQLite
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Subversion
1 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.82%) Maven
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) QUnit
General
1 2 (5.13%) Electronics
1 2 (5.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) CSS
3 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 22 (56.41%) HTML
5 21 (53.85%) Ajax
5 21 (53.85%) jQuery
6 14 (35.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
7 11 (28.21%) CSS3
7 11 (28.21%) HTML5
8 10 (25.64%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (25.64%) XML
9 9 (23.08%) NHibernate
9 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 9 (23.08%) Entity Framework
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (15.38%) J2EE
11 5 (12.82%) Web Services
11 5 (12.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.56%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) MVC
2 15 (38.46%) Project Management
3 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
4 10 (25.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) OOP
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 5 (12.82%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) OO PHP
8 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.13%) SEO
9 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) C#
2 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
3 24 (61.54%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
5 9 (23.08%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) PHP
7 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
8 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 4 (10.26%) C++
8 4 (10.26%) VC++
9 3 (7.69%) PHP5
10 2 (5.13%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (5.13%) VB6
10 2 (5.13%) ActionScript
10 2 (5.13%) VB
11 1 (2.56%) Perl
11 1 (2.56%) Python
11 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Twitter
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 2 (5.13%) Macromedia
4 2 (5.13%) Apple
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago