The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Derby 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 44 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 3.28% 4.32% 6.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 4.50% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 14
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £41,200 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software Developer
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby 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
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
303 311 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 99.34% 95.99% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 264 245 178
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Derby

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Derby region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Derby

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 21 (87.50%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) .NET
3 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 12 (50.00%) MVC
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 9 (37.50%) OO
8 8 (33.33%) jQuery
9 7 (29.17%) OOP
10 6 (25.00%) XHTML
10 6 (25.00%) SOAP
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle
10 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (20.83%) WCF
11 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
11 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
11 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (20.83%) Windows
11 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
12 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
12 4 (16.67%) Degree

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Sublime Text
3 1 (4.17%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (25.00%) XHTML
6 6 (25.00%) SOAP
6 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) WCF
7 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.33%) HTML5
9 2 (8.33%) WinForms
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.33%) JSON
9 2 (8.33%) XSLT
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.33%) CSS3
10 1 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 9 (37.50%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) OOP
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.17%) Project Management
9 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle