The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 112 93 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2680 2880 2832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.51% 2.89% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 3.06% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2366 2648 2574
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in England

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in England

Software Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 748 £40,000 +6.66% 68
London -53 558 £50,000 +5.26% 70
East of England -16 270 £40,000 +14.28% 36
Yorkshire -8 260 £35,000 - 48
North West -16 253 £37,500 +15.38% 61
South West -36 205 £35,000 +6.87% 31
West Midlands -8 170 £36,000 +9.09% 33
East Midlands +2 143 £37,500 +7.14% 14
North East +15 83 £33,500 -4.28% 17
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 4166 (68.31%) C#
2 3649 (59.83%) .NET
3 2556 (41.91%) SQL
4 2481 (40.68%) SQL Server
5 2356 (38.63%) JavaScript
6 2354 (38.60%) ASP.NET
7 2165 (35.50%) HTML
8 2128 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
9 1669 (27.37%) Java
10 1623 (26.61%) CSS
11 1558 (25.55%) Software Engineering
12 1507 (24.71%) OO
13 1489 (24.41%) MVC
13 1489 (24.41%) Degree
14 1364 (22.36%) C++
15 1360 (22.30%) Microsoft
16 1123 (18.41%) Computer Science
17 1092 (17.90%) jQuery
18 1024 (16.79%) Finance
19 984 (16.13%) Windows
20 936 (15.35%) XML
21 891 (14.61%) WCF
22 846 (13.87%) TDD
23 835 (13.69%) Web Services
24 823 (13.49%) .NET Framework
25 817 (13.40%) VB.NET
26 789 (12.94%) Linux
27 753 (12.35%) Visual Studio
28 720 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
29 651 (10.67%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 277 (4.54%) IIS
2 225 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 124 (2.03%) Tomcat
3 124 (2.03%) Node.js
4 117 (1.92%) Apache
5 63 (1.03%) CMS
6 51 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 45 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 39 (0.64%) Confluence
9 37 (0.61%) WordPress
10 36 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 30 (0.49%) NServiceBus
12 28 (0.46%) Drupal
13 25 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 25 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (0.38%) Joomla!
15 22 (0.36%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.34%) Umbraco
16 21 (0.34%) nginx
17 15 (0.25%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 651 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 105 (1.72%) MS Office
3 9 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.098%) MS Project
5 5 (0.082%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.066%) Mingle
7 2 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.033%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.033%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.016%) InDesign
8 1 (0.016%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.016%) Revit
8 1 (0.016%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 72 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.66%) Magento
3 16 (0.26%) Shopify
4 11 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.066%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.049%) Exchequer
9 3 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.049%) GoldMine
9 3 (0.049%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.033%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.033%) Line 500
10 2 (0.033%) Summit
10 2 (0.033%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.033%) Exstream
11 1 (0.016%) Pegasus Opera
11 1 (0.016%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 127 (2.08%) SaaS
2 71 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (0.87%) GitHub
5 19 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.16%) Force.com
7 7 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.098%) PaaS
9 2 (0.033%) Heroku
9 2 (0.033%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.033%) Office 365
9 2 (0.033%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.016%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (2.16%) Internet
2 96 (1.57%) HTTP
3 81 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 60 (0.98%) Intranet
5 30 (0.49%) LDAP
6 29 (0.48%) FTP
7 21 (0.34%) SMTP
8 19 (0.31%) SSL
9 16 (0.26%) VoIP
9 16 (0.26%) SSH
10 12 (0.20%) DNS
11 11 (0.18%) Extranet
11 11 (0.18%) SMS
12 10 (0.16%) GPRS
13 8 (0.13%) GSM
13 8 (0.13%) Broadband
14 7 (0.11%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.098%) Wireless
15 6 (0.098%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2481 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 547 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 428 (7.02%) MySQL
4 318 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 264 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 255 (4.18%) Big Data
7 237 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 201 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 144 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 144 (2.36%) Hadoop
10 124 (2.03%) NoSQL
11 95 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 91 (1.49%) Oracle Database
13 88 (1.44%) MongoDB
14 84 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
14 84 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 73 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
16 54 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 53 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
18 46 (0.75%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 753 (12.35%) Visual Studio
2 366 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 310 (5.08%) NUnit
4 295 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 245 (4.02%) Subversion
6 125 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
7 121 (1.98%) Maven
8 106 (1.74%) Selenium
9 91 (1.49%) JUnit
10 84 (1.38%) Moq
11 81 (1.33%) Cucumber
11 81 (1.33%) Jenkins
12 77 (1.26%) JIRA
13 64 (1.05%) SpecFlow
14 63 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 62 (1.02%) Eclipse
16 53 (0.87%) TeamCity
17 52 (0.85%) ReSharper
18 50 (0.82%) MSTest
19 39 (0.64%) WATIR
General
1 1024 (16.79%) Finance
2 297 (4.87%) Games
3 176 (2.89%) Retail
4 172 (2.82%) Marketing
5 166 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 157 (2.57%) Banking
7 80 (1.31%) Back Office
8 75 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 72 (1.18%) Advertising
10 69 (1.13%) Publishing
11 66 (1.08%) Automotive
12 65 (1.07%) Front Office
13 61 (1.00%) Investment Banking
14 34 (0.56%) Aerospace
15 29 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.44%) Legal
17 24 (0.39%) Electronics
18 18 (0.30%) Multimedia
19 17 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3649 (59.83%) .NET
2 2354 (38.60%) ASP.NET
3 2165 (35.50%) HTML
4 1623 (26.61%) CSS
5 1092 (17.90%) jQuery
6 936 (15.35%) XML
7 891 (14.61%) WCF
8 835 (13.69%) Web Services
9 823 (13.49%) .NET Framework
10 720 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 612 (10.03%) HTML5
12 584 (9.58%) WPF
13 498 (8.17%) WinForms
14 434 (7.12%) Ajax
15 354 (5.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 350 (5.74%) LINQ
17 314 (5.15%) SOAP
18 288 (4.72%) CSS3
19 273 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 247 (4.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1123 (18.41%) Computer Science
2 505 (8.28%) Mathematics
3 300 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 228 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 223 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
6 193 (3.16%) Physics
7 179 (2.93%) Open Source
8 141 (2.31%) User Experience
9 125 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 112 (1.84%) Hedge funds
11 94 (1.54%) N-Tier
12 64 (1.05%) Visualisation
13 56 (0.92%) Derivative
14 54 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
15 50 (0.82%) GIS
16 49 (0.80%) Equities
17 44 (0.72%) Social Media
18 39 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 35 (0.57%) Blackberry
20 34 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 984 (16.13%) Windows
2 789 (12.94%) Linux
3 390 (6.39%) UNIX
4 299 (4.90%) Android
5 204 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 35 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
9 23 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 22 (0.36%) Windows CE
10 22 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 16 (0.26%) AIX
12 16 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.25%) Solaris
13 15 (0.25%) CentOS
14 14 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.20%) HPUX
15 12 (0.20%) Fedora
16 11 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2128 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1558 (25.55%) Software Engineering
3 1507 (24.71%) OO
4 1489 (24.41%) MVC
5 846 (13.87%) TDD
6 616 (10.10%) Scrum
7 488 (8.00%) OOD
8 477 (7.82%) Unit Testing
9 427 (7.00%) OOP
10 368 (6.03%) Web Development
11 329 (5.39%) Multithreading
12 306 (5.02%) Mentoring
13 277 (4.54%) E-Commerce
14 262 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
15 251 (4.12%) BDD
16 202 (3.31%) Project Management
17 179 (2.93%) SOA
18 159 (2.61%) CRM
19 148 (2.43%) UML
20 147 (2.41%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4166 (68.31%) C#
2 2556 (41.91%) SQL
3 2356 (38.63%) JavaScript
4 1669 (27.37%) Java
5 1364 (22.36%) C++
6 817 (13.40%) VB.NET
7 596 (9.77%) T-SQL
8 473 (7.76%) PHP
9 447 (7.33%) C
10 406 (6.66%) Python
11 399 (6.54%) VB
12 223 (3.66%) Ruby
13 168 (2.75%) VB6
13 168 (2.75%) Perl
14 116 (1.90%) PL/SQL
15 110 (1.80%) Scala
16 96 (1.57%) F#
17 89 (1.46%) Shell Script
18 74 (1.21%) VBA
19 71 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1489 (24.41%) Degree
2 133 (2.18%) PhD
3 112 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 101 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 31 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.31%) MCP
7 19 (0.31%) MCSD
8 10 (0.16%) HND
9 9 (0.15%) MCSE
10 8 (0.13%) MCTS
10 8 (0.13%) ISEB
11 6 (0.098%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.082%) MCAD
12 5 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.082%) CCNP
12 5 (0.082%) MCPD
13 4 (0.066%) MCITP
13 4 (0.066%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.066%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (2.97%) QA
2 27 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.21%) SLA
4 9 (0.15%) HL7
5 8 (0.13%) GAMP
6 6 (0.098%) TickIT
6 6 (0.098%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.066%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 2 (0.033%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.016%) WCAG
11 1 (0.016%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.082%) Samba
4 4 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.066%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (0.049%) HDFS
5 3 (0.049%) OpenSSH
6 2 (0.033%) vSphere
6 2 (0.033%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.033%) Squid
7 1 (0.016%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (0.44%) Puppet
3 26 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 25 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.33%) logstash
6 8 (0.13%) YUM
7 5 (0.082%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.049%) Nagios
9 2 (0.033%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.016%) SCCM
10 1 (0.016%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.016%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.016%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.016%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1360 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 576 (9.44%) Oracle
3 115 (1.89%) Google
4 90 (1.48%) Facebook
5 81 (1.33%) Zend
6 56 (0.92%) JBoss
7 51 (0.84%) SAP
8 46 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 43 (0.71%) Twitter
10 36 (0.59%) Sybase
10 36 (0.59%) Telerik
11 35 (0.57%) Endeca
12 34 (0.56%) RedPrairie
13 33 (0.54%) DevExpress
14 32 (0.52%) IBM
15 27 (0.44%) Sencha
16 25 (0.41%) Adobe
17 23 (0.38%) TOWER Software
18 22 (0.36%) Panasonic
19 21 (0.34%) HP
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago