The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 19 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 1.75% 3.03% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 3.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable 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
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 33 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 100.00% 100.00% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 71
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Dunstable

Software Developer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) VB6
2 3 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) EMV
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Sysprep
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) XAML
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) EPoS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
1 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EMV
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft