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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 105 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2684 3190 3112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.63% 2.90% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 3.07% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2387 2871 2795
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
96278 104019 95979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.49% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80462 86063 80776
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -19 685 £42,500 +6.25% 83
London -23 599 £47,500 -13.63% 96
East of England +7 322 £37,500 -6.25% 48
South West +14 284 £37,000 +1.36% 59
West Midlands -1 220 £35,000 +1.44% 25
Yorkshire -18 196 £37,500 +7.14% 30
North West -38 177 £35,000 - 56
East Midlands +7 172 £40,000 - 25
North East 0 55 £40,000 +9.58% 7
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3767 (66.59%) C#
2 3373 (59.63%) .NET
3 2476 (43.77%) SQL
4 2416 (42.71%) JavaScript
5 2332 (41.22%) SQL Server
6 2166 (38.29%) HTML
7 2155 (38.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2081 (36.79%) ASP.NET
9 1685 (29.79%) CSS
10 1646 (29.10%) MVC
11 1598 (28.25%) Java
12 1530 (27.05%) Degree
13 1473 (26.04%) Software Engineering
14 1263 (22.33%) OO
15 1208 (21.35%) jQuery
16 1182 (20.89%) C++
17 1137 (20.10%) Microsoft
18 985 (17.41%) Windows
19 958 (16.93%) Computer Science
20 909 (16.07%) XML
21 893 (15.79%) TDD
22 878 (15.52%) Finance
23 817 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
24 803 (14.19%) Web Services
25 788 (13.93%) .NET Framework
26 759 (13.42%) Linux
27 748 (13.22%) Scrum
28 685 (12.11%) Visual Studio
29 681 (12.04%) HTML5
30 674 (11.91%) SDLC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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
1 171 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 170 (3.01%) IIS
3 121 (2.14%) Apache
4 108 (1.91%) Node.js
5 76 (1.34%) CMS
6 73 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 56 (0.99%) JBoss
8 45 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 45 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 39 (0.69%) Umbraco
10 27 (0.48%) Confluence
11 22 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.34%) Drupal
13 18 (0.32%) WordPress
14 17 (0.30%) nginx
15 16 (0.28%) Kentico
16 14 (0.25%) DNN
17 12 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
18 11 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 438 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 45 (0.80%) MS Office
3 25 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.19%) MS Project
5 11 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.071%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.053%) Mingle
10 2 (0.035%) Simulink
10 2 (0.035%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.035%) Maya
10 2 (0.035%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.018%) GIMP
11 1 (0.018%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 36 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.16%) Changepoint
3 9 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
4 5 (0.088%) Magento
5 3 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.035%) VisionPLUS
6 2 (0.035%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.035%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.035%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.035%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.035%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.018%) Odoo
7 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.018%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.018%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.018%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 145 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (1.86%) SaaS
3 91 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.41%) GitHub
6 14 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (0.25%) Google App Engine
7 9 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.11%) IaaS
9 6 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.088%) Force.com
10 5 (0.088%) PaaS
11 1 (0.018%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.018%) Office 365
11 1 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.018%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.018%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.03%) Internet
2 97 (1.71%) HTTP
3 85 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.49%) Network Security
5 23 (0.41%) Intranet
6 18 (0.32%) Broadband
7 16 (0.28%) DNS
8 11 (0.19%) DHCP
9 9 (0.16%) WAN
9 9 (0.16%) FTP
9 9 (0.16%) ICMP
10 8 (0.14%) SSL
10 8 (0.14%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.14%) LAN
11 7 (0.12%) LDAP
11 7 (0.12%) VoIP
11 7 (0.12%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.11%) WebEx
13 5 (0.088%) SAN
13 5 (0.088%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2332 (41.22%) SQL Server
2 425 (7.51%) MySQL
3 378 (6.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 289 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 235 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 226 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 204 (3.61%) MongoDB
8 201 (3.55%) NoSQL
9 184 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 182 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 122 (2.16%) RDBMS
12 85 (1.50%) Big Data
13 82 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
14 63 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
15 62 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 54 (0.95%) Redis
17 51 (0.90%) Oracle Database
18 50 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 50 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
19 49 (0.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 685 (12.11%) Visual Studio
2 379 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 307 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 228 (4.03%) NUnit
5 213 (3.77%) Subversion
6 136 (2.40%) Selenium
7 133 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 129 (2.28%) Maven
9 121 (2.14%) JUnit
10 100 (1.77%) JIRA
11 80 (1.41%) TeamCity
12 77 (1.36%) Eclipse
13 61 (1.08%) Ant
14 56 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 54 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
16 53 (0.94%) Cucumber
17 46 (0.81%) WebDriver
18 44 (0.78%) ReSharper
19 42 (0.74%) Moq
20 41 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 878 (15.52%) Finance
2 243 (4.30%) Games
3 209 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 177 (3.13%) Retail
5 152 (2.69%) Automotive
6 146 (2.58%) Marketing
7 119 (2.10%) Banking
8 113 (2.00%) Aerospace
9 96 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 88 (1.56%) Back Office
11 72 (1.27%) Advertising
12 61 (1.08%) Electronics
13 50 (0.88%) Publishing
14 43 (0.76%) Legal
14 43 (0.76%) Investment Banking
15 38 (0.67%) Law
16 34 (0.60%) Front Office
17 29 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3373 (59.63%) .NET
2 2166 (38.29%) HTML
3 2081 (36.79%) ASP.NET
4 1685 (29.79%) CSS
5 1208 (21.35%) jQuery
6 909 (16.07%) XML
7 817 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 803 (14.19%) Web Services
9 788 (13.93%) .NET Framework
10 681 (12.04%) HTML5
11 671 (11.86%) WCF
12 452 (7.99%) Ajax
13 426 (7.53%) WPF
14 360 (6.36%) Entity Framework
15 351 (6.20%) AngularJS
16 341 (6.03%) WinForms
17 318 (5.62%) SOAP
18 312 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 311 (5.50%) Spring
20 287 (5.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 958 (16.93%) Computer Science
2 336 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 330 (5.83%) Mathematics
4 208 (3.68%) Mobile App
5 189 (3.34%) Algorithms
6 163 (2.88%) User Experience
7 134 (2.37%) Physics
8 126 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 87 (1.54%) N-Tier
10 82 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 81 (1.43%) Visualisation
12 79 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 60 (1.06%) Online Games
14 59 (1.04%) Management Information System
15 58 (1.03%) Digital Media
16 45 (0.80%) Hedge funds
17 42 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 39 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
19 36 (0.64%) GIS
20 32 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 985 (17.41%) Windows
2 759 (13.42%) Linux
3 296 (5.23%) Android
4 254 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 252 (4.45%) UNIX
6 49 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (0.67%) Windows Phone
8 30 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 29 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 25 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 22 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.21%) Windows CE
13 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.21%) Solaris
13 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
14 9 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.12%) VMS
15 7 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2155 (38.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1646 (29.10%) MVC
3 1473 (26.04%) Software Engineering
4 1263 (22.33%) OO
5 893 (15.79%) TDD
6 748 (13.22%) Scrum
7 674 (11.91%) SDLC
8 474 (8.38%) OOP
9 419 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 407 (7.19%) Unit Testing
11 391 (6.91%) Web Development
12 333 (5.89%) OOD
13 267 (4.72%) BDD
14 258 (4.56%) E-Commerce
15 225 (3.98%) Multithreading
16 220 (3.89%) Open Source
17 215 (3.80%) Mentoring
18 211 (3.73%) UML
19 168 (2.97%) Project Management
20 166 (2.93%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3767 (66.59%) C#
2 2476 (43.77%) SQL
3 2416 (42.71%) JavaScript
4 1598 (28.25%) Java
5 1182 (20.89%) C++
6 646 (11.42%) VB.NET
7 595 (10.52%) T-SQL
8 532 (9.40%) Python
9 488 (8.63%) PHP
10 430 (7.60%) C
11 343 (6.06%) VB
12 204 (3.61%) Ruby
13 130 (2.30%) VB6
14 127 (2.25%) Perl
15 103 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 91 (1.61%) Objective-C
17 90 (1.59%) VBA
18 86 (1.52%) Groovy
19 71 (1.26%) Scala
20 55 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 1530 (27.05%) Degree
2 105 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 46 (0.81%) PhD
5 39 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 37 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 21 (0.37%) MCSD
8 20 (0.35%) HND
9 17 (0.30%) ISEB
10 11 (0.19%) MCAD
11 10 (0.18%) MCPD
12 9 (0.16%) MCP
13 7 (0.12%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.071%) MCTS
14 4 (0.071%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.071%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.035%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.035%) MOS
15 2 (0.035%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.035%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (5.25%) QA
2 26 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 23 (0.41%) SLA
4 10 (0.18%) GAMP
4 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.14%) HL7
6 7 (0.12%) TickIT
7 5 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.053%) DICOM
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 44 (0.78%) Firmware
2 28 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.25%) Docker
5 12 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.19%) iptables
7 9 (0.16%) LXC
7 9 (0.16%) Xen
8 5 (0.088%) KVM
8 5 (0.088%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.071%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.071%) vSphere
10 2 (0.035%) Varnish
10 2 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.035%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 26 (0.46%) Puppet
2 15 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.16%) Vagrant
3 9 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.12%) OPNET
6 6 (0.11%) Control-M
7 5 (0.088%) Mesos
8 2 (0.035%) Ansible
8 2 (0.035%) WMI
9 1 (0.018%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.018%) SCCM
9 1 (0.018%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.018%) Nessus
9 1 (0.018%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.018%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.018%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1137 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 526 (9.30%) Oracle
3 101 (1.79%) Google
4 70 (1.24%) Xamarin
5 68 (1.20%) Sybase
6 55 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 51 (0.90%) Apple
8 48 (0.85%) Adobe
9 43 (0.76%) TOWER Software
10 42 (0.74%) IBM
11 37 (0.65%) VMware
12 35 (0.62%) Twitter
13 30 (0.53%) Facebook
13 30 (0.53%) Red Hat
14 25 (0.44%) Cisco
15 23 (0.41%) DevExpress
16 22 (0.39%) Zend
17 20 (0.35%) Telerik
17 20 (0.35%) Tableau
18 18 (0.32%) Perforce
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
threesixty selection
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Health, pension, dental, etc.
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ITecopeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + neg on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
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Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
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