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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 99 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2832 2944 2935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.63% 2.88% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 3.06% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2503 2667 2623
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +16 853 £39,750 +12.76% 60
London -51 571 £50,000 +5.26% 57
East of England -20 277 £40,000 +14.28% 42
North West -7 266 £37,500 +15.38% 52
Yorkshire -6 265 £35,000 - 34
South West -32 189 £36,000 +4.34% 29
West Midlands +8 186 £35,000 +4.47% 18
East Midlands +13 162 £39,000 +11.42% 15
North East +4 71 £32,500 -10.95% 17
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4359 (67.97%) C#
2 3783 (58.99%) .NET
3 2742 (42.76%) SQL
4 2574 (40.14%) SQL Server
5 2458 (38.33%) ASP.NET
6 2409 (37.56%) JavaScript
7 2222 (34.65%) HTML
8 1772 (27.63%) Java
9 1655 (25.81%) CSS
10 1644 (25.64%) Software Engineering
11 1587 (24.75%) OO
12 1566 (24.42%) Degree
13 1531 (23.87%) MVC
14 1453 (22.66%) C++
15 1446 (22.55%) Microsoft
16 1173 (18.29%) Computer Science
17 1158 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
18 1123 (17.51%) jQuery
19 1107 (17.26%) Finance
20 1085 (16.92%) Windows
21 970 (15.13%) XML
22 952 (14.84%) WCF
23 906 (14.13%) TDD
24 878 (13.69%) Web Services
25 854 (13.32%) Linux
26 834 (13.00%) .NET Framework
27 796 (12.41%) VB.NET
28 745 (11.62%) Visual Studio
29 744 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
30 678 (10.57%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 299 (4.66%) IIS
2 215 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 148 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 139 (2.17%) Apache
5 113 (1.76%) Node.js
6 62 (0.97%) CMS
7 56 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 43 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 41 (0.64%) WordPress
10 37 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 36 (0.56%) Confluence
12 30 (0.47%) Drupal
13 29 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 28 (0.44%) NServiceBus
15 26 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
16 23 (0.36%) Joomla!
17 21 (0.33%) WebLogic
17 21 (0.33%) nginx
18 17 (0.27%) SAS
19 15 (0.23%) DNN
Applications
1 678 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 94 (1.47%) MS Office
3 10 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.11%) MS Project
5 4 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.031%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.031%) PrintSoft PReS
6 2 (0.031%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.031%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.016%) InDesign
7 1 (0.016%) Revit
7 1 (0.016%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 67 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.70%) Magento
3 22 (0.34%) Shopify
4 12 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.047%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.047%) Exstream
8 3 (0.047%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.047%) GoldMine
8 3 (0.047%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.047%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.031%) Line 500
9 2 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.031%) Summit
9 2 (0.031%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.016%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 139 (2.17%) SaaS
2 76 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (0.65%) GitHub
5 24 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.14%) Force.com
6 9 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.14%) PaaS
7 3 (0.047%) Heroku
8 2 (0.031%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.031%) Office 365
9 1 (0.016%) IaaS
9 1 (0.016%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 138 (2.15%) Internet
2 105 (1.64%) HTTP
3 87 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 54 (0.84%) Intranet
5 31 (0.48%) FTP
5 31 (0.48%) LDAP
6 21 (0.33%) SMTP
7 16 (0.25%) SSL
7 16 (0.25%) SSH
8 15 (0.23%) VoIP
9 14 (0.22%) DNS
10 12 (0.19%) SMS
11 9 (0.14%) GPRS
11 9 (0.14%) Extranet
12 8 (0.12%) Broadband
13 7 (0.11%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.094%) ADSL
14 6 (0.094%) UMTS
15 5 (0.078%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2574 (40.14%) SQL Server
2 592 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 457 (7.13%) MySQL
4 338 (5.27%) Relational Database
5 312 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 296 (4.62%) Big Data
7 232 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 210 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 175 (2.73%) Hadoop
10 144 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 123 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 117 (1.82%) NoSQL
13 103 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 95 (1.48%) Oracle Database
15 94 (1.47%) MongoDB
16 79 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
17 73 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
18 57 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
19 56 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 39 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 745 (11.62%) Visual Studio
2 360 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 293 (4.57%) NUnit
4 290 (4.52%) Git (software)
5 246 (3.84%) Subversion
6 136 (2.12%) Maven
7 105 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
8 101 (1.57%) Selenium
9 95 (1.48%) JUnit
10 84 (1.31%) Jenkins
11 82 (1.28%) SpecFlow
12 78 (1.22%) JIRA
13 77 (1.20%) Moq
14 67 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 67 (1.04%) Eclipse
15 66 (1.03%) Cucumber
16 54 (0.84%) ReSharper
17 49 (0.76%) TeamCity
18 43 (0.67%) Ant
19 42 (0.65%) MSTest
General
1 1107 (17.26%) Finance
2 323 (5.04%) Games
3 192 (2.99%) Marketing
4 183 (2.85%) Retail
5 178 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 148 (2.31%) Banking
7 88 (1.37%) Back Office
7 88 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 86 (1.34%) Publishing
9 75 (1.17%) Advertising
10 69 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 67 (1.04%) Front Office
12 64 (1.00%) Automotive
13 38 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 38 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.50%) Electronics
15 31 (0.48%) Legal
16 26 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.33%) Law
18 15 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3783 (58.99%) .NET
2 2458 (38.33%) ASP.NET
3 2222 (34.65%) HTML
4 1655 (25.81%) CSS
5 1123 (17.51%) jQuery
6 970 (15.13%) XML
7 952 (14.84%) WCF
8 878 (13.69%) Web Services
9 834 (13.00%) .NET Framework
10 744 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 665 (10.37%) WPF
12 636 (9.92%) HTML5
13 575 (8.97%) WinForms
14 442 (6.89%) Ajax
15 333 (5.19%) LINQ
16 329 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 314 (4.90%) SOAP
18 295 (4.60%) Spring
19 277 (4.32%) CSS3
20 269 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1173 (18.29%) Computer Science
2 510 (7.95%) Mathematics
3 279 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 235 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 200 (3.12%) Physics
6 183 (2.85%) Open Source
7 137 (2.14%) Hedge funds
8 126 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 114 (1.78%) N-Tier
10 62 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
10 62 (0.97%) Derivative
11 59 (0.92%) Visualisation
12 52 (0.81%) Equities
13 49 (0.76%) GIS
14 47 (0.73%) NHS
14 47 (0.73%) Social Media
15 44 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 41 (0.64%) Blackberry
17 39 (0.61%) Management Information System
18 37 (0.58%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1085 (16.92%) Windows
2 854 (13.32%) Linux
3 433 (6.75%) UNIX
4 342 (5.33%) Android
5 238 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 38 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (0.48%) Windows CE
7 31 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (0.47%) Windows Phone
9 24 (0.37%) BlackBerry OS
10 23 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.25%) AIX
13 16 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (0.23%) Solaris
14 15 (0.23%) CentOS
15 12 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1644 (25.64%) Software Engineering
2 1587 (24.75%) OO
3 1531 (23.87%) MVC
4 1158 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
5 906 (14.13%) TDD
6 664 (10.35%) Scrum
7 506 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 494 (7.70%) OOD
9 461 (7.19%) OOP
10 364 (5.68%) Web Development
11 332 (5.18%) Multithreading
12 283 (4.41%) E-Commerce
13 271 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
14 256 (3.99%) BDD
15 202 (3.15%) Project Management
16 195 (3.04%) SOA
17 162 (2.53%) MVVM
18 161 (2.51%) Android Development
18 161 (2.51%) UML
19 152 (2.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4359 (67.97%) C#
2 2742 (42.76%) SQL
3 2409 (37.56%) JavaScript
4 1772 (27.63%) Java
5 1453 (22.66%) C++
6 796 (12.41%) VB.NET
7 640 (9.98%) T-SQL
8 537 (8.37%) PHP
9 490 (7.64%) C
10 454 (7.08%) Python
11 375 (5.85%) VB
12 248 (3.87%) Ruby
13 192 (2.99%) Perl
14 153 (2.39%) VB6
15 129 (2.01%) Scala
16 125 (1.95%) F#
16 125 (1.95%) PL/SQL
17 99 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 95 (1.48%) Objective-C
19 87 (1.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1566 (24.42%) Degree
2 143 (2.23%) PhD
3 120 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 113 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 37 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 32 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 27 (0.42%) MCP
8 22 (0.34%) MCSD
9 10 (0.16%) ISEB
9 10 (0.16%) MCTS
10 8 (0.12%) MCAD
11 7 (0.11%) HND
11 7 (0.11%) MCSE
11 7 (0.11%) MCPD
12 5 (0.078%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.078%) CCNP
13 4 (0.062%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.062%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.047%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (3.09%) QA
2 28 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.28%) HL7
4 9 (0.14%) SLA
5 8 (0.12%) GAMP
6 5 (0.078%) TickIT
7 4 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.062%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.047%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.031%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.016%) DICOM
10 1 (0.016%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.078%) Samba
3 4 (0.062%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (0.047%) HDFS
4 3 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.047%) OpenSSH
5 2 (0.031%) vSphere
5 2 (0.031%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.031%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.031%) Squid
6 1 (0.016%) Xen
6 1 (0.016%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 53 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 23 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (0.34%) Puppet
4 16 (0.25%) logstash
5 9 (0.14%) YUM
6 3 (0.047%) Nagios
7 2 (0.031%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.031%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.016%) SCCM
8 1 (0.016%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.016%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.016%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.016%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1446 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 613 (9.56%) Oracle
3 141 (2.20%) Google
4 119 (1.86%) Facebook
5 94 (1.47%) Zend
6 64 (1.00%) JBoss
7 56 (0.87%) SAP
8 49 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 45 (0.70%) Twitter
10 36 (0.56%) Sybase
11 34 (0.53%) DevExpress
12 31 (0.48%) Panasonic
12 31 (0.48%) IBM
13 29 (0.45%) Telerik
13 29 (0.45%) Endeca
13 29 (0.45%) RedPrairie
14 28 (0.44%) Sencha
15 26 (0.41%) Adobe
16 21 (0.33%) TOWER Software
17 20 (0.31%) Xamarin
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + training + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k dep. on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits and Sponsored training
Posted: 19 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago