The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 10 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 3.57% 2.22% 18.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 2.22% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 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
28 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 30
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £19,499
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Dudley

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) OpenText
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText