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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 108 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2788 3155 3193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.61% 3.09% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 3.26% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2486 2917 2936
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
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 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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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 -3 751 £40,000 +6.66% 89
London -23 525 £50,000 - 82
East of England -4 319 £40,000 - 47
Yorkshire -2 291 £35,000 - 46
South West -25 275 £35,000 +7.69% 45
West Midlands -20 203 £35,000 - 30
East Midlands +8 199 £34,397 -8.27% 17
North West -60 183 £37,500 +7.14% 46
North East -1 69 £35,750 -4.34% 14
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3895 (69.78%) C#
2 3398 (60.87%) .NET
3 2407 (43.12%) SQL Server
4 2320 (41.56%) JavaScript
5 2308 (41.35%) SQL
6 2249 (40.29%) ASP.NET
7 2135 (38.25%) HTML
8 1985 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1637 (29.33%) CSS
10 1582 (28.34%) MVC
11 1495 (26.78%) Java
12 1446 (25.90%) Software Engineering
12 1446 (25.90%) Degree
13 1317 (23.59%) OO
14 1273 (22.81%) Microsoft
15 1193 (21.37%) C++
16 1058 (18.95%) jQuery
17 975 (17.47%) XML
18 930 (16.66%) Windows
19 905 (16.21%) Computer Science
20 850 (15.23%) VB.NET
21 844 (15.12%) Finance
22 830 (14.87%) .NET Framework
23 809 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
24 786 (14.08%) Web Services
25 752 (13.47%) WCF
26 739 (13.24%) Visual Studio
27 719 (12.88%) Linux
28 709 (12.70%) TDD
29 625 (11.20%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 252 (4.51%) IIS
2 214 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 124 (2.22%) Node.js
4 93 (1.67%) Apache
5 88 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 62 (1.11%) Confluence
7 51 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 48 (0.86%) CMS
9 46 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 44 (0.79%) JBoss
11 31 (0.56%) Apache Solr
12 29 (0.52%) NServiceBus
12 29 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (0.48%) WordPress
13 27 (0.48%) Umbraco
14 23 (0.41%) GlassFish
14 23 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
16 20 (0.36%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 625 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 124 (2.22%) MS Office
3 14 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.13%) Mingle
5 6 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.090%) Mathematica
6 5 (0.090%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.090%) Revit
7 2 (0.036%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.036%) MS Project
8 1 (0.018%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 65 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.34%) Magento
3 9 (0.16%) Line 500
4 7 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.11%) Shopify
6 4 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.054%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.036%) Pegasus Opera
8 2 (0.036%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.036%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.036%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.018%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.018%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.018%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.018%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.018%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 134 (2.40%) SaaS
2 53 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (0.81%) GitHub
4 31 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.30%) Force.com
7 7 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.13%) PaaS
8 6 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.072%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.036%) Office 365
11 1 (0.018%) IaaS
11 1 (0.018%) Trello
11 1 (0.018%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 144 (2.58%) Internet
2 77 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 63 (1.13%) Intranet
4 57 (1.02%) HTTP
5 32 (0.57%) LDAP
6 22 (0.39%) SMTP
7 19 (0.34%) GPRS
7 19 (0.34%) FTP
7 19 (0.34%) Wireless
8 16 (0.29%) GSM
8 16 (0.29%) Bluetooth
9 15 (0.27%) Ethernet
10 11 (0.20%) SMS
10 11 (0.20%) SSL
10 11 (0.20%) Extranet
11 10 (0.18%) SNMP
11 10 (0.18%) Firewall
12 9 (0.16%) DNS
12 9 (0.16%) VoIP
13 7 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2407 (43.12%) SQL Server
2 442 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 400 (7.17%) MySQL
4 275 (4.93%) Relational Database
5 207 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 193 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 170 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 152 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 121 (2.17%) Big Data
10 112 (2.01%) NoSQL
11 91 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
12 79 (1.42%) Oracle Database
13 69 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 66 (1.18%) MongoDB
15 64 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
16 63 (1.13%) RavenDB
17 57 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 47 (0.84%) Hadoop
19 43 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
20 37 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 739 (13.24%) Visual Studio
2 407 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 336 (6.02%) NUnit
4 294 (5.27%) Git (software)
5 260 (4.66%) Subversion
6 154 (2.76%) Rhino Mocks
7 105 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 100 (1.79%) Maven
9 95 (1.70%) JIRA
10 88 (1.58%) Moq
11 87 (1.56%) Selenium
12 86 (1.54%) JUnit
13 84 (1.50%) TeamCity
13 84 (1.50%) Jenkins
14 81 (1.45%) Eclipse
15 73 (1.31%) ReSharper
16 64 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 58 (1.04%) WATIR
18 53 (0.95%) NCrunch
19 49 (0.88%) MSTest
General
1 844 (15.12%) Finance
2 225 (4.03%) Retail
3 159 (2.85%) Banking
4 153 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 142 (2.54%) Marketing
6 134 (2.40%) Games
7 89 (1.59%) Automotive
8 85 (1.52%) Back Office
9 62 (1.11%) Aerospace
10 58 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 58 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 54 (0.97%) Advertising
12 46 (0.82%) Front Office
13 31 (0.56%) Law
14 30 (0.54%) Electronics
15 26 (0.47%) Legal
16 23 (0.41%) Publishing
17 18 (0.32%) Multimedia
18 16 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3398 (60.87%) .NET
2 2249 (40.29%) ASP.NET
3 2135 (38.25%) HTML
4 1637 (29.33%) CSS
5 1058 (18.95%) jQuery
6 975 (17.47%) XML
7 830 (14.87%) .NET Framework
8 809 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 786 (14.08%) Web Services
10 752 (13.47%) WCF
11 563 (10.09%) WPF
12 550 (9.85%) HTML5
13 466 (8.35%) Ajax
14 428 (7.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 426 (7.63%) WinForms
16 349 (6.25%) LINQ
17 320 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 311 (5.57%) SOAP
19 275 (4.93%) CSS3
20 234 (4.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 905 (16.21%) Computer Science
2 392 (7.02%) Mathematics
3 262 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 198 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 198 (3.55%) Open Source
5 175 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 165 (2.96%) Algorithms
7 158 (2.83%) Physics
8 141 (2.53%) User Experience
9 108 (1.93%) Client/Server
10 96 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 69 (1.24%) Visualisation
12 68 (1.22%) Hedge funds
13 39 (0.70%) GIS
14 38 (0.68%) Social Media
15 32 (0.57%) Blackberry
15 32 (0.57%) NHS
15 32 (0.57%) Derivative
16 31 (0.56%) Data Integration
16 31 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 930 (16.66%) Windows
2 719 (12.88%) Linux
3 290 (5.20%) UNIX
4 246 (4.41%) Android
5 224 (4.01%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 26 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (0.47%) Solaris
8 25 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 21 (0.38%) BlackBerry OS
10 19 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
11 17 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.29%) AIX
13 13 (0.23%) HPUX
13 13 (0.23%) Debian
14 12 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.16%) Fedora
16 9 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1985 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1582 (28.34%) MVC
3 1446 (25.90%) Software Engineering
4 1317 (23.59%) OO
5 709 (12.70%) TDD
6 582 (10.43%) Scrum
7 472 (8.46%) OOD
8 456 (8.17%) OOP
9 417 (7.47%) Unit Testing
10 374 (6.70%) Web Development
11 283 (5.07%) Mentoring
12 276 (4.94%) Multithreading
13 269 (4.82%) E-Commerce
14 235 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
15 228 (4.08%) BDD
16 196 (3.51%) Project Management
17 170 (3.05%) UML
18 137 (2.45%) CRM
19 132 (2.36%) Pair Programming
20 131 (2.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3895 (69.78%) C#
2 2320 (41.56%) JavaScript
3 2308 (41.35%) SQL
4 1495 (26.78%) Java
5 1193 (21.37%) C++
6 850 (15.23%) VB.NET
7 549 (9.84%) T-SQL
8 454 (8.13%) C
9 426 (7.63%) PHP
10 387 (6.93%) VB
11 316 (5.66%) Python
12 177 (3.17%) VB6
13 174 (3.12%) Ruby
14 126 (2.26%) Perl
15 95 (1.70%) PL/SQL
16 77 (1.38%) Shell Script
17 75 (1.34%) VBA
18 67 (1.20%) Delphi
18 67 (1.20%) Scala
19 62 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1446 (25.90%) Degree
2 119 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 115 (2.06%) PhD
4 86 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 34 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.25%) MCSD
8 12 (0.21%) HND
9 10 (0.18%) MCP
10 9 (0.16%) Postgraduate
11 8 (0.14%) MCTS
12 7 (0.13%) MCPD
13 6 (0.11%) MCSE
14 5 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.090%) OCPJP
14 5 (0.090%) OCMJD
15 4 (0.072%) MCITP
15 4 (0.072%) Sun Certification
16 3 (0.054%) BC Cleared
17 2 (0.036%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (3.37%) QA
2 33 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.29%) SLA
4 15 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.14%) GAMP
5 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.13%) TickIT
7 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 4 (0.072%) HL7
9 3 (0.054%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.054%) WCAG
9 3 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.036%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.018%) DICOM
11 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
System Software
1 22 (0.39%) Active Directory
1 22 (0.39%) Firmware
2 14 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.090%) qmail
3 5 (0.090%) Samba
4 4 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.072%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.054%) HDFS
6 2 (0.036%) vSphere
7 1 (0.018%) Varnish
7 1 (0.018%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.018%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (0.56%) Puppet
2 23 (0.41%) logstash
3 20 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 18 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.13%) Nagios
7 6 (0.11%) StatsD
8 5 (0.090%) Zenoss
8 5 (0.090%) YUM
8 5 (0.090%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.072%) Kibana
10 2 (0.036%) Opsview
10 2 (0.036%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.018%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1273 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 536 (9.60%) Oracle
3 65 (1.16%) Google
4 60 (1.07%) Zend
5 57 (1.02%) Twitter
6 56 (1.00%) Endeca
7 52 (0.93%) RedPrairie
8 45 (0.81%) Telerik
9 42 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 34 (0.61%) IBM
11 31 (0.56%) SAP
12 30 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
13 27 (0.48%) Sybase
14 26 (0.47%) Apple
15 25 (0.45%) Facebook
16 24 (0.43%) TOWER Software
17 23 (0.41%) DevExpress
18 22 (0.39%) Xamarin
18 22 (0.39%) Adobe
19 20 (0.36%) Sage
Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Somerset
Talent Spa
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: 65k+CA+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago