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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 102 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2728 3431 3192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.77% 3.11% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 3.28% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2433 3068 2879
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 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -24 666 £40,000 - 57
London -40 609 £47,500 -17.39% 71
East of England +20 375 £40,000 +6.66% 31
South West -1 253 £35,000 -6.66% 44
Yorkshire +7 236 £37,500 +7.14% 41
West Midlands +8 234 £35,000 +5.26% 34
East Midlands +6 177 £41,500 +3.75% 22
North West -50 161 £38,000 +8.57% 53
North East +4 46 £38,750 +3.33% 8
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3706 (67.10%) C#
2 3295 (59.66%) .NET
3 2376 (43.02%) SQL
4 2301 (41.66%) JavaScript
5 2286 (41.39%) SQL Server
6 2106 (38.13%) HTML
7 2091 (37.86%) ASP.NET
8 2034 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
9 1652 (29.91%) CSS
10 1616 (29.26%) MVC
11 1512 (27.38%) Java
12 1499 (27.14%) Degree
13 1427 (25.84%) Software Engineering
14 1291 (23.37%) OO
15 1154 (20.89%) Microsoft
16 1148 (20.79%) C++
17 1126 (20.39%) jQuery
18 1015 (18.38%) Windows
19 888 (16.08%) XML
20 868 (15.72%) Computer Science
21 861 (15.59%) TDD
22 854 (15.46%) Finance
23 841 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
24 783 (14.18%) .NET Framework
25 757 (13.71%) Linux
26 738 (13.36%) Web Services
27 728 (13.18%) Scrum
28 688 (12.46%) VB.NET
29 684 (12.38%) Visual Studio
30 661 (11.97%) HTML5

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 172 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 170 (3.08%) IIS
3 121 (2.19%) Apache
4 107 (1.94%) Node.js
5 70 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 69 (1.25%) CMS
7 54 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 49 (0.89%) JBoss
9 38 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 29 (0.53%) Confluence
11 27 (0.49%) Umbraco
12 25 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 22 (0.40%) nginx
14 16 (0.29%) Drupal
15 15 (0.27%) WordPress
16 13 (0.24%) MS Exchange
17 11 (0.20%) GlassFish
18 10 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
18 10 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
19 9 (0.16%) FormScape
Applications
1 461 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 47 (0.85%) MS Office
3 37 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.14%) MS Project
8 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.054%) Mingle
10 2 (0.036%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.036%) Simulink
10 2 (0.036%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.018%) GIMP
11 1 (0.018%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 39 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (0.11%) Changepoint
4 5 (0.091%) Magento
5 2 (0.036%) Bond Adapt
5 2 (0.036%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.036%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.036%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.018%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.018%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.018%) Odoo
6 1 (0.018%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.018%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.018%) HFM
6 1 (0.018%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.018%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 131 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (1.79%) SaaS
3 76 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.45%) GitHub
6 10 (0.18%) Google App Engine
6 10 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.091%) Force.com
10 5 (0.091%) PaaS
11 4 (0.072%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.054%) IaaS
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.018%) Office 365
13 1 (0.018%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.018%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 122 (2.21%) Internet
2 106 (1.92%) HTTP
3 78 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.51%) Network Security
5 22 (0.40%) DNS
6 20 (0.36%) Intranet
7 16 (0.29%) DHCP
8 13 (0.24%) LDAP
8 13 (0.24%) FTP
9 12 (0.22%) Broadband
9 12 (0.22%) VoIP
9 12 (0.22%) WAN
10 10 (0.18%) SSL
10 10 (0.18%) LAN
11 9 (0.16%) ICMP
12 8 (0.14%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.11%) Firewall
13 6 (0.11%) Wireless
13 6 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2286 (41.39%) SQL Server
2 404 (7.31%) MySQL
3 384 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 273 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 236 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 210 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 183 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 178 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 176 (3.19%) MongoDB
10 169 (3.06%) NoSQL
11 116 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 75 (1.36%) Big Data
13 68 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
14 62 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
15 60 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
16 57 (1.03%) Redis
17 44 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 44 (0.80%) Hadoop
18 42 (0.76%) Oracle Database
19 41 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 684 (12.38%) Visual Studio
2 357 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 283 (5.12%) Git (software)
4 245 (4.44%) NUnit
5 204 (3.69%) Subversion
6 109 (1.97%) Selenium
7 103 (1.86%) JUnit
7 103 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 98 (1.77%) Maven
9 94 (1.70%) JIRA
10 85 (1.54%) TeamCity
11 79 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 69 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
13 55 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 46 (0.83%) ReSharper
15 44 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 43 (0.78%) Moq
17 42 (0.76%) WebDriver
18 37 (0.67%) Hudson
18 37 (0.67%) Ant
General
1 854 (15.46%) Finance
2 199 (3.60%) Games
3 194 (3.51%) Retail
4 184 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 144 (2.61%) Automotive
6 138 (2.50%) Marketing
7 121 (2.19%) Banking
8 102 (1.85%) Aerospace
9 75 (1.36%) Back Office
10 74 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 71 (1.29%) Advertising
12 66 (1.20%) Electronics
13 46 (0.83%) Publishing
14 38 (0.69%) Front Office
15 35 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.60%) Investment Banking
17 31 (0.56%) Law
18 27 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
19 24 (0.43%) Legal
20 13 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3295 (59.66%) .NET
2 2106 (38.13%) HTML
3 2091 (37.86%) ASP.NET
4 1652 (29.91%) CSS
5 1126 (20.39%) jQuery
6 888 (16.08%) XML
7 841 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 783 (14.18%) .NET Framework
9 738 (13.36%) Web Services
10 661 (11.97%) HTML5
11 654 (11.84%) WCF
12 461 (8.35%) Ajax
13 419 (7.59%) WPF
14 362 (6.55%) Entity Framework
15 347 (6.28%) WinForms
16 327 (5.92%) AngularJS
17 298 (5.40%) SOAP
18 294 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 288 (5.21%) CSS3
20 274 (4.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 868 (15.72%) Computer Science
2 342 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 321 (5.81%) Mathematics
4 223 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 192 (3.48%) Algorithms
6 151 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
7 141 (2.55%) Physics
8 138 (2.50%) User Experience
9 99 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 88 (1.59%) N-Tier
11 78 (1.41%) Visualisation
12 75 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 54 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 48 (0.87%) Online Games
15 42 (0.76%) Hedge funds
16 39 (0.71%) Derivative
17 38 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
18 36 (0.65%) GIS
18 36 (0.65%) Digital Media
19 34 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1015 (18.38%) Windows
2 757 (13.71%) Linux
3 292 (5.29%) Android
4 256 (4.64%) UNIX
5 243 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 45 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 30 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
8 29 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 21 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
11 15 (0.27%) Solaris
12 12 (0.22%) Windows CE
12 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
15 7 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2034 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1616 (29.26%) MVC
3 1427 (25.84%) Software Engineering
4 1291 (23.37%) OO
5 861 (15.59%) TDD
6 728 (13.18%) Scrum
7 652 (11.81%) SDLC
8 472 (8.55%) OOP
9 419 (7.59%) Unit Testing
10 395 (7.15%) Continuous Integration
11 385 (6.97%) Web Development
12 358 (6.48%) OOD
13 253 (4.58%) BDD
14 246 (4.45%) E-Commerce
15 236 (4.27%) Multithreading
16 232 (4.20%) Open Source
17 228 (4.13%) UML
18 216 (3.91%) Mentoring
19 161 (2.92%) Project Management
19 161 (2.92%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3706 (67.10%) C#
2 2376 (43.02%) SQL
3 2301 (41.66%) JavaScript
4 1512 (27.38%) Java
5 1148 (20.79%) C++
6 688 (12.46%) VB.NET
7 615 (11.14%) T-SQL
8 494 (8.94%) PHP
9 487 (8.82%) Python
10 415 (7.51%) C
11 323 (5.85%) VB
12 194 (3.51%) Ruby
13 138 (2.50%) VB6
14 111 (2.01%) Perl
15 95 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 92 (1.67%) Groovy
17 90 (1.63%) VBA
18 86 (1.56%) Objective-C
19 64 (1.16%) Scala
20 56 (1.01%) Go
Qualifications
1 1499 (27.14%) Degree
2 112 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 48 (0.87%) PhD
5 42 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 34 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.42%) MCSD
8 19 (0.34%) HND
9 16 (0.29%) MCPD
10 15 (0.27%) ISEB
11 11 (0.20%) MCP
11 11 (0.20%) Sun Certification
12 10 (0.18%) MCAD
13 5 (0.091%) MCTS
13 5 (0.091%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.091%) OCPJP
13 5 (0.091%) OCMJD
14 3 (0.054%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.054%) CSSLP
15 2 (0.036%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (5.36%) QA
2 28 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.38%) SLA
4 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.13%) TickIT
6 6 (0.11%) HL7
7 5 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.072%) GAMP
8 4 (0.072%) COBIT
9 1 (0.018%) Section 508
9 1 (0.018%) WCAG
9 1 (0.018%) JTAG
System Software
1 50 (0.91%) Firmware
2 24 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.29%) iptables
5 10 (0.18%) Docker
6 5 (0.091%) KVM
6 5 (0.091%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 5 (0.091%) LXC
6 5 (0.091%) Xen
7 4 (0.072%) vSphere
7 4 (0.072%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.036%) Varnish
8 2 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.036%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.018%) qmail
Systems Management
1 25 (0.45%) Puppet
2 17 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.16%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.091%) Mesos
5 5 (0.091%) OPNET
6 4 (0.072%) Control-M
7 1 (0.018%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.018%) logstash
7 1 (0.018%) StatsD
7 1 (0.018%) Ansible
7 1 (0.018%) Kibana
7 1 (0.018%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.018%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.018%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.018%) yum
7 1 (0.018%) Nagios
7 1 (0.018%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.018%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1154 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 455 (8.24%) Oracle
3 91 (1.65%) Google
4 64 (1.16%) Xamarin
5 61 (1.10%) Sybase
6 60 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (0.83%) Apple
7 46 (0.83%) TOWER Software
8 45 (0.81%) Adobe
9 44 (0.80%) Twitter
10 37 (0.67%) IBM
11 28 (0.51%) Facebook
11 28 (0.51%) Red Hat
12 27 (0.49%) VMware
13 23 (0.42%) DevExpress
14 21 (0.38%) Zend
14 21 (0.38%) Telerik
15 19 (0.34%) Endeca
16 18 (0.33%) Cisco
16 18 (0.33%) Tableau
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Membership Solutions Limited
Salary: From £22,500 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Membership Solutions Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: £140000.00 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
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Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: 55-65kDOE+Bens
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East London
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Salary: £50000 per annum
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