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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 105 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2811 3114 3299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.71% 3.10% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 3.27% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2513 2834 3056
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -2 777 £40,000 - 72
London -11 552 £50,000 -1.96% 45
East of England -2 306 £40,000 - 47
Yorkshire +7 283 £35,000 - 23
South West -22 265 £35,000 +3.70% 24
West Midlands -15 213 £35,000 +6.06% 13
East Midlands +13 190 £34,000 -9.33% 8
North West -58 184 £37,500 +7.14% 33
North East -6 58 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Midlands -3 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3808 (69.86%) C#
2 3298 (60.50%) .NET
3 2360 (43.29%) SQL Server
4 2263 (41.52%) JavaScript
5 2202 (40.40%) SQL
6 2196 (40.29%) ASP.NET
7 2083 (38.21%) HTML
8 1924 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
9 1622 (29.76%) CSS
10 1582 (29.02%) MVC
11 1465 (26.88%) Java
12 1450 (26.60%) Degree
13 1421 (26.07%) Software Engineering
14 1270 (23.30%) OO
15 1242 (22.78%) Microsoft
16 1174 (21.54%) C++
17 1012 (18.57%) jQuery
18 956 (17.54%) XML
19 914 (16.77%) Windows
20 865 (15.87%) Computer Science
21 846 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
22 842 (15.45%) VB.NET
23 834 (15.30%) .NET Framework
24 793 (14.55%) Finance
25 741 (13.59%) Web Services
26 735 (13.48%) Visual Studio
27 720 (13.21%) TDD
28 711 (13.04%) Linux
29 698 (12.80%) WCF
30 618 (11.34%) Scrum

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 239 (4.38%) IIS
2 205 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 128 (2.35%) Node.js
4 88 (1.61%) Apache
5 76 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 59 (1.08%) Confluence
7 48 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 47 (0.86%) CMS
9 46 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 44 (0.81%) JBoss
11 32 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
12 29 (0.53%) Umbraco
13 28 (0.51%) GlassFish
14 27 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 27 (0.50%) NServiceBus
15 25 (0.46%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
17 20 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
18 19 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
19 18 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 604 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 114 (2.09%) MS Office
3 24 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.13%) Mingle
7 6 (0.11%) Mathematica
8 5 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.092%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.092%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.073%) Revit
10 3 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.037%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.037%) MS Project
12 1 (0.018%) Simulink
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 58 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.17%) Line 500
3 8 (0.15%) Magento
4 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.055%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.037%) Pegasus Opera
6 2 (0.037%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.037%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.018%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.018%) Sage 300 ERP
7 1 (0.018%) Shopify
7 1 (0.018%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.018%) Endur
7 1 (0.018%) Summit
7 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.018%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 127 (2.33%) SaaS
2 58 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (0.95%) GitHub
4 26 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.31%) Force.com
6 8 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.13%) PaaS
8 5 (0.092%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.037%) Office 365
11 1 (0.018%) Trello
11 1 (0.018%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 140 (2.57%) Internet
2 79 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 60 (1.10%) HTTP
4 53 (0.97%) Intranet
5 30 (0.55%) LDAP
6 21 (0.39%) Wireless
7 19 (0.35%) GPRS
7 19 (0.35%) FTP
8 18 (0.33%) SMTP
9 16 (0.29%) Ethernet
9 16 (0.29%) Bluetooth
10 15 (0.28%) SNMP
11 13 (0.24%) GSM
11 13 (0.24%) Firewall
12 12 (0.22%) SSL
13 11 (0.20%) DNS
14 9 (0.17%) SMS
14 9 (0.17%) ZigBee
15 8 (0.15%) Extranet
16 7 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2360 (43.29%) SQL Server
2 393 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 372 (6.82%) MySQL
4 248 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 209 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 175 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 156 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 153 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 127 (2.33%) Big Data
10 114 (2.09%) NoSQL
11 92 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
12 76 (1.39%) MongoDB
13 68 (1.25%) Oracle Database
14 66 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 61 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 61 (1.12%) RavenDB
16 58 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 52 (0.95%) Hadoop
18 35 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
19 30 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 735 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 395 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 340 (6.24%) NUnit
4 295 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 255 (4.68%) Subversion
6 157 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
7 105 (1.93%) Cucumber
8 99 (1.82%) JIRA
9 92 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 91 (1.67%) Maven
11 86 (1.58%) Jenkins
12 85 (1.56%) Moq
13 84 (1.54%) JUnit
14 82 (1.50%) Eclipse
15 78 (1.43%) Selenium
16 75 (1.38%) ReSharper
17 63 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 55 (1.01%) WATIR
19 51 (0.94%) NCrunch
20 43 (0.79%) MSTest
General
1 793 (14.55%) Finance
2 241 (4.42%) Retail
3 172 (3.16%) Banking
4 153 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 133 (2.44%) Marketing
6 109 (2.00%) Games
7 88 (1.61%) Automotive
8 83 (1.52%) Back Office
9 67 (1.23%) Aerospace
10 56 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 51 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 48 (0.88%) Advertising
13 47 (0.86%) Front Office
14 40 (0.73%) Electronics
15 34 (0.62%) Law
16 28 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (0.42%) Legal
18 21 (0.39%) Publishing
19 18 (0.33%) Multimedia
20 10 (0.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3298 (60.50%) .NET
2 2196 (40.29%) ASP.NET
3 2083 (38.21%) HTML
4 1622 (29.76%) CSS
5 1012 (18.57%) jQuery
6 956 (17.54%) XML
7 846 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 834 (15.30%) .NET Framework
9 741 (13.59%) Web Services
10 698 (12.80%) WCF
11 541 (9.92%) HTML5
12 517 (9.48%) WPF
13 486 (8.92%) Ajax
14 446 (8.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 386 (7.08%) WinForms
16 329 (6.04%) LINQ
17 299 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 296 (5.43%) SOAP
19 274 (5.03%) CSS3
20 256 (4.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 865 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 385 (7.06%) Mathematics
3 279 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 212 (3.89%) Open Source
5 206 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 185 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
7 172 (3.16%) Algorithms
8 157 (2.88%) Physics
9 118 (2.16%) User Experience
10 117 (2.15%) Client/Server
11 100 (1.83%) N-Tier
12 71 (1.30%) Visualisation
13 64 (1.17%) Hedge funds
14 39 (0.72%) GIS
15 37 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 35 (0.64%) NHS
17 34 (0.62%) Social Media
18 33 (0.61%) Data Integration
18 33 (0.61%) Management Information System
19 30 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 914 (16.77%) Windows
2 711 (13.04%) Linux
3 282 (5.17%) UNIX
4 247 (4.53%) Android
5 217 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 29 (0.53%) Solaris
7 27 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 25 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
9 20 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.35%) BlackBerry OS
11 18 (0.33%) AIX
12 17 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.26%) HPUX
14 12 (0.22%) Debian
15 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1924 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1582 (29.02%) MVC
3 1421 (26.07%) Software Engineering
4 1270 (23.30%) OO
5 720 (13.21%) TDD
6 618 (11.34%) Scrum
7 467 (8.57%) OOP
8 443 (8.13%) OOD
9 399 (7.32%) Unit Testing
10 365 (6.70%) Web Development
11 292 (5.36%) Multithreading
12 266 (4.88%) Mentoring
13 254 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
14 248 (4.55%) E-Commerce
15 239 (4.38%) BDD
16 183 (3.36%) UML
16 183 (3.36%) Project Management
17 137 (2.51%) Pair Programming
18 129 (2.37%) CRM
19 125 (2.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3808 (69.86%) C#
2 2263 (41.52%) JavaScript
3 2202 (40.40%) SQL
4 1465 (26.88%) Java
5 1174 (21.54%) C++
6 842 (15.45%) VB.NET
7 551 (10.11%) T-SQL
8 437 (8.02%) C
9 411 (7.54%) PHP
10 355 (6.51%) VB
11 304 (5.58%) Python
12 182 (3.34%) Ruby
13 179 (3.28%) VB6
14 114 (2.09%) Perl
15 79 (1.45%) PL/SQL
15 79 (1.45%) Scala
16 78 (1.43%) VBA
17 67 (1.23%) Shell Script
18 66 (1.21%) Delphi
19 61 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1450 (26.60%) Degree
2 115 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 99 (1.82%) PhD
4 96 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 25 (0.46%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.31%) MCSD
8 15 (0.28%) HND
9 14 (0.26%) MCPD
10 13 (0.24%) MCP
11 11 (0.20%) MCTS
12 10 (0.18%) Postgraduate
13 8 (0.15%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.15%) OCPJP
13 8 (0.15%) OCMJD
14 6 (0.11%) MCSE
15 5 (0.092%) Oracle Certification
16 4 (0.073%) MCITP
17 2 (0.037%) ISTQB
17 2 (0.037%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (3.74%) QA
2 31 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.28%) SLA
5 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.15%) GAMP
6 7 (0.13%) HL7
6 7 (0.13%) TickIT
7 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 4 (0.073%) WCAG
9 3 (0.055%) COBIT
10 2 (0.037%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.018%) DICOM
11 1 (0.018%) JTAG
11 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.018%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.018%) Section 508
System Software
1 29 (0.53%) Firmware
2 28 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.11%) qmail
5 5 (0.092%) Samba
6 4 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.037%) vSphere
7 2 (0.037%) Varnish
7 2 (0.037%) HDFS
8 1 (0.018%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 32 (0.59%) Puppet
2 24 (0.44%) logstash
3 21 (0.39%) Graphite
4 17 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.15%) Nagios
8 7 (0.13%) StatsD
9 6 (0.11%) Zenoss
9 6 (0.11%) yum
10 5 (0.092%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.092%) Kibana
11 2 (0.037%) Opsview
11 2 (0.037%) Sysprep
12 1 (0.018%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1242 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 488 (8.95%) Oracle
3 70 (1.28%) Google
4 60 (1.10%) Twitter
5 58 (1.06%) Endeca
6 50 (0.92%) RedPrairie
7 48 (0.88%) Zend
8 47 (0.86%) Telerik
9 41 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (0.61%) IBM
11 32 (0.59%) Red Hat
11 32 (0.59%) Apple
12 28 (0.51%) Xamarin
13 27 (0.50%) Adobe
14 26 (0.48%) Sybase
15 25 (0.46%) TOWER Software
16 23 (0.42%) SAP
17 22 (0.40%) Facebook
18 20 (0.37%) DevExpress
19 19 (0.35%) Infragistics
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-70k
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £100k+ (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago