The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 91 87 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3009 3045 2987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.79% 2.99% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 3.17% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2720 2733 2661
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101620 95984 106229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83829 80449 91820
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +10 886 £39,250 +10.56% 79
London -14 726 £52,500 +16.66% 82
East of England -23 298 £40,000 +14.28% 59
North West -6 267 £37,500 +19.04% 50
Yorkshire -13 246 £35,000 - 32
West Midlands +14 198 £35,000 +4.47% 26
South West -32 191 £36,000 +2.85% 24
East Midlands +8 153 £39,500 +12.85% 21
North East +3 53 £33,750 -7.53% 20
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4452 (67.39%) C#
2 3867 (58.54%) .NET
3 2847 (43.10%) SQL
4 2601 (39.37%) SQL Server
5 2517 (38.10%) ASP.NET
6 2305 (34.89%) JavaScript
7 2137 (32.35%) HTML
8 1825 (27.63%) Java
9 1695 (25.66%) Software Engineering
10 1630 (24.67%) OO
11 1592 (24.10%) CSS
12 1570 (23.77%) Degree
13 1507 (22.81%) MVC
14 1496 (22.65%) C++
15 1433 (21.69%) Microsoft
16 1201 (18.18%) Computer Science
17 1170 (17.71%) Finance
18 1169 (17.70%) Windows
19 1164 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
20 1071 (16.21%) jQuery
21 1011 (15.30%) WCF
22 955 (14.46%) XML
23 902 (13.65%) Web Services
24 887 (13.43%) TDD
25 875 (13.25%) Linux
26 816 (12.35%) .NET Framework
27 758 (11.47%) VB.NET
28 754 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
29 740 (11.20%) WPF
30 717 (10.85%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 269 (4.07%) IIS
2 209 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 159 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 153 (2.32%) Apache
5 108 (1.63%) Node.js
6 67 (1.01%) CMS
7 50 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 42 (0.64%) WordPress
9 37 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 34 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 31 (0.47%) Drupal
12 30 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
14 24 (0.36%) Confluence
15 23 (0.35%) NServiceBus
16 21 (0.32%) Joomla!
17 20 (0.30%) SAS
17 20 (0.30%) WebLogic
18 17 (0.26%) nginx
18 17 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 652 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 79 (1.20%) MS Office
3 12 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.12%) MS Project
5 4 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.030%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
6 2 (0.030%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.015%) Revit
7 1 (0.015%) Zemax
7 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.015%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 59 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (0.82%) Magento
3 29 (0.44%) Shopify
4 13 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.061%) Exstream
8 4 (0.061%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.061%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.045%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.045%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.045%) GoldMine
9 3 (0.045%) Exchequer
9 3 (0.045%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.045%) Summit
9 3 (0.045%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.030%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.030%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 161 (2.44%) SaaS
2 82 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (0.41%) GitHub
5 23 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.12%) Force.com
8 6 (0.091%) PaaS
9 3 (0.045%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.045%) Heroku
10 2 (0.030%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.015%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.015%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.015%) Office 365
11 1 (0.015%) IaaS
11 1 (0.015%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (2.06%) Internet
2 108 (1.63%) HTTP
3 84 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 42 (0.64%) Intranet
5 37 (0.56%) LDAP
6 28 (0.42%) FTP
7 19 (0.29%) SMTP
8 16 (0.24%) SSH
9 14 (0.21%) SSL
10 13 (0.20%) VoIP
11 10 (0.15%) SMS
11 10 (0.15%) DNS
12 9 (0.14%) SNMP
13 8 (0.12%) Wireless
13 8 (0.12%) Broadband
14 7 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.091%) Ethernet
15 6 (0.091%) UMTS
16 5 (0.076%) AMQP
16 5 (0.076%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2601 (39.37%) SQL Server
2 603 (9.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 460 (6.96%) MySQL
4 332 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 327 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 309 (4.68%) Big Data
7 235 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 200 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 175 (2.65%) Hadoop
10 144 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 132 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 112 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 108 (1.63%) NoSQL
14 98 (1.48%) Oracle Database
15 90 (1.36%) MongoDB
16 78 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
17 67 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
18 64 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
19 58 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 43 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 717 (10.85%) Visual Studio
2 346 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 259 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 248 (3.75%) NUnit
5 230 (3.48%) Subversion
6 149 (2.26%) Maven
7 108 (1.63%) Selenium
8 100 (1.51%) JUnit
9 80 (1.21%) SpecFlow
10 73 (1.11%) Jenkins
11 71 (1.07%) Eclipse
12 67 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
13 66 (1.00%) JIRA
14 62 (0.94%) Moq
15 56 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 44 (0.67%) Cucumber
17 41 (0.62%) Ant
17 41 (0.62%) ReSharper
18 40 (0.61%) Mercurial
19 39 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 1170 (17.71%) Finance
2 330 (5.00%) Games
3 186 (2.82%) Marketing
3 186 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 183 (2.77%) Retail
5 150 (2.27%) Banking
6 94 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 88 (1.33%) Publishing
8 80 (1.21%) Back Office
9 75 (1.14%) Advertising
10 71 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 64 (0.97%) Front Office
12 55 (0.83%) Automotive
13 48 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 46 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.44%) Electronics
16 28 (0.42%) Legal
17 21 (0.32%) Law
18 19 (0.29%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.21%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3867 (58.54%) .NET
2 2517 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 2137 (32.35%) HTML
4 1592 (24.10%) CSS
5 1071 (16.21%) jQuery
6 1011 (15.30%) WCF
7 955 (14.46%) XML
8 902 (13.65%) Web Services
9 816 (12.35%) .NET Framework
10 754 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 740 (11.20%) WPF
12 638 (9.66%) WinForms
13 632 (9.57%) HTML5
14 445 (6.74%) Ajax
15 326 (4.93%) Spring
16 318 (4.81%) SOAP
17 306 (4.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 306 (4.63%) LINQ
18 258 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 248 (3.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1201 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 504 (7.63%) Mathematics
3 289 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 238 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 214 (3.24%) Physics
6 185 (2.80%) Open Source
7 169 (2.56%) Hedge funds
8 116 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 108 (1.63%) N-Tier
10 66 (1.00%) Derivative
11 63 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
12 56 (0.85%) Equities
12 56 (0.85%) Social Media
13 55 (0.83%) Visualisation
13 55 (0.83%) NHS
14 45 (0.68%) Blackberry
14 45 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 43 (0.65%) Management Information System
16 39 (0.59%) iPhone
17 38 (0.58%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1169 (17.70%) Windows
2 875 (13.25%) Linux
3 432 (6.54%) UNIX
4 356 (5.39%) Android
5 264 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 40 (0.61%) Windows Phone
7 38 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (0.51%) Windows CE
9 30 (0.45%) BlackBerry OS
10 29 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 27 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 23 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 20 (0.30%) CentOS
15 19 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
16 17 (0.26%) Fedora
17 15 (0.23%) Windows 7
18 12 (0.18%) AIX
18 12 (0.18%) Solaris
19 11 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1695 (25.66%) Software Engineering
2 1630 (24.67%) OO
3 1507 (22.81%) MVC
4 1164 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
5 887 (13.43%) TDD
6 692 (10.48%) Scrum
7 503 (7.61%) Unit Testing
8 492 (7.45%) OOD
9 476 (7.21%) OOP
10 386 (5.84%) Web Development
11 329 (4.98%) Multithreading
12 292 (4.42%) E-Commerce
13 273 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
14 243 (3.68%) BDD
15 218 (3.30%) SOA
16 185 (2.80%) Project Management
17 173 (2.62%) UML
18 166 (2.51%) Low Latency
19 161 (2.44%) MVVM
20 159 (2.41%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4452 (67.39%) C#
2 2847 (43.10%) SQL
3 2305 (34.89%) JavaScript
4 1825 (27.63%) Java
5 1496 (22.65%) C++
6 758 (11.47%) VB.NET
7 658 (9.96%) T-SQL
8 547 (8.28%) PHP
9 480 (7.27%) C
10 472 (7.15%) Python
11 336 (5.09%) VB
12 241 (3.65%) Ruby
13 214 (3.24%) Perl
14 162 (2.45%) F#
15 143 (2.16%) Scala
16 135 (2.04%) PL/SQL
17 130 (1.97%) VB6
18 100 (1.51%) Objective-C
19 89 (1.35%) VBA
20 81 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1570 (23.77%) Degree
2 153 (2.32%) PhD
3 123 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 115 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 36 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 35 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 32 (0.48%) MCP
8 16 (0.24%) MCSD
9 13 (0.20%) MCTS
10 11 (0.17%) MCPD
10 11 (0.17%) ISEB
11 8 (0.12%) MCAD
12 5 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.076%) CCNP
13 4 (0.061%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.061%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.045%) MCSE
15 2 (0.030%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.030%) HND
15 2 (0.030%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (3.44%) QA
2 28 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 26 (0.39%) HL7
4 7 (0.11%) GAMP
5 6 (0.091%) TickIT
6 4 (0.061%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.045%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.045%) SLA
7 3 (0.045%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.015%) JTAG
9 1 (0.015%) DICOM
9 1 (0.015%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.076%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.061%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (0.045%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.045%) OpenSSH
5 2 (0.030%) HDFS
5 2 (0.030%) vSphere
5 2 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.030%) Squid
6 1 (0.015%) Xen
6 1 (0.015%) KVM
6 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.015%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 53 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 17 (0.26%) Puppet
5 9 (0.14%) YUM
6 8 (0.12%) logstash
7 4 (0.061%) Nagios
8 2 (0.030%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.030%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.030%) SCOM
9 1 (0.015%) SCCM
9 1 (0.015%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.015%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.015%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.015%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.015%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1433 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 636 (9.63%) Oracle
3 153 (2.32%) Google
4 126 (1.91%) Facebook
5 102 (1.54%) Zend
6 69 (1.04%) JBoss
7 55 (0.83%) SAP
8 48 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 44 (0.67%) Sybase
10 35 (0.53%) DevExpress
11 34 (0.51%) Twitter
12 33 (0.50%) Panasonic
13 26 (0.39%) Sencha
13 26 (0.39%) Xamarin
13 26 (0.39%) IBM
14 23 (0.35%) Telerik
14 23 (0.35%) Adobe
15 18 (0.27%) Endeca
16 17 (0.26%) RedPrairie
17 16 (0.24%) TOWER Software
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 29 minutes ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
CK Group
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Braintree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago