The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 11 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 9 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 20.93% 27.59% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.93% 27.59% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -23.91%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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 Dudley 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
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 100.00% 100.00% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 20
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +94.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,900 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Developer
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Developer Salary Trend in Dudley

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Games
4 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) VB
5 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
5 5 (27.78%) VB6
5 5 (27.78%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 4 (22.22%) Android
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) HTTP
6 4 (22.22%) Mobile Games
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) Game Development
8 2 (11.11%) CSS3
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) J2EE
8 2 (11.11%) JSP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) REST
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 4 (22.22%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) WPF
7 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.56%) LINQ
7 1 (5.56%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
2 1 (5.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Game Development
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) MVVM
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) VB6
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) VC++
7 1 (5.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Pegasus
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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