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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 122 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2485 2813 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.40% 2.59% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.74% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2240 2477 2577
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -11 688 £42,500 +6.25% 92
London -15 531 £47,500 -5.00% 72
South West +33 319 £37,000 +5.71% 57
North West -17 207 £35,000 -6.66% 56
East of England -21 205 £40,000 - 37
East Midlands +14 176 £37,500 -2.59% 24
West Midlands -10 165 £36,000 +2.85% 28
Yorkshire -56 144 £35,000 - 25
North East -6 61 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3431 (65.54%) C#
2 3098 (59.18%) .NET
3 2338 (44.66%) SQL
4 2282 (43.59%) JavaScript
5 2157 (41.20%) SQL Server
6 2057 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2002 (38.24%) HTML
8 1850 (35.34%) ASP.NET
9 1552 (29.65%) CSS
10 1503 (28.71%) MVC
11 1429 (27.30%) Java
12 1372 (26.21%) Degree
13 1369 (26.15%) Software Engineering
14 1144 (21.85%) jQuery
15 1104 (21.09%) C++
16 1088 (20.78%) OO
17 1019 (19.47%) Microsoft
18 1015 (19.39%) Computer Science
19 883 (16.87%) Windows
20 812 (15.51%) XML
21 806 (15.40%) Finance
22 805 (15.38%) TDD
23 794 (15.17%) Web Services
24 730 (13.94%) .NET Framework
25 713 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
26 672 (12.84%) Scrum
27 671 (12.82%) Linux
28 663 (12.66%) Visual Studio
29 634 (12.11%) HTML5
30 590 (11.27%) SDLC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 163 (3.11%) IIS
2 149 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 109 (2.08%) Node.js
4 82 (1.57%) CMS
5 76 (1.45%) Apache
6 67 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 59 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 55 (1.05%) JBoss
9 43 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 35 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
11 35 (0.67%) Kentico
12 33 (0.63%) DNN
13 25 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 22 (0.42%) WordPress
15 20 (0.38%) Confluence
16 18 (0.34%) Drupal
17 15 (0.29%) Apache Pig
18 14 (0.27%) Apache Spark
19 12 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 390 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 46 (0.88%) MS Office
3 18 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.25%) MS Project
4 13 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.057%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.038%) GIMP
10 2 (0.038%) Maya
11 1 (0.019%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.019%) Simulink
11 1 (0.019%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.019%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.19%) Changepoint
4 9 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
5 6 (0.11%) Magento
6 4 (0.076%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.076%) Summit
7 3 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.038%) VisionPLUS
8 2 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.038%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.038%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.038%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.019%) Odoo
9 1 (0.019%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.019%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.019%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.019%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 141 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (2.35%) SaaS
3 92 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (0.80%) GitHub
5 26 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.34%) Google App Engine
6 18 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.13%) IaaS
8 6 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.076%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.076%) Office 365
10 3 (0.057%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.057%) PaaS
10 3 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.038%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.019%) Force.com
12 1 (0.019%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.019%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.019%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.019%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.12%) Internet
2 86 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 80 (1.53%) HTTP
4 26 (0.50%) Intranet
5 25 (0.48%) Network Security
6 20 (0.38%) Broadband
7 15 (0.29%) FTP
8 12 (0.23%) SMTP
9 10 (0.19%) SSL
9 10 (0.19%) SMPP
10 7 (0.13%) DNS
10 7 (0.13%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.11%) WAN
11 6 (0.11%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.11%) ICMP
12 5 (0.096%) Firewall
12 5 (0.096%) Wireless
12 5 (0.096%) GSM
13 4 (0.076%) LDAP
13 4 (0.076%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2157 (41.20%) SQL Server
2 402 (7.68%) MySQL
3 307 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 255 (4.87%) Relational Database
5 241 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 212 (4.05%) NoSQL
7 194 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 191 (3.65%) MongoDB
9 174 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 125 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 96 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 94 (1.80%) Big Data
13 85 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
14 60 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
14 60 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 59 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
16 58 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
17 57 (1.09%) Hadoop
18 51 (0.97%) Oracle Database
19 42 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 663 (12.66%) Visual Studio
2 407 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 323 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 193 (3.69%) Subversion
5 187 (3.57%) NUnit
6 132 (2.52%) Jenkins
7 131 (2.50%) Selenium
8 118 (2.25%) JUnit
9 115 (2.20%) Maven
10 95 (1.81%) JIRA
11 70 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 66 (1.26%) Eclipse
13 64 (1.22%) TeamCity
14 46 (0.88%) Ant
15 43 (0.82%) Cucumber
16 42 (0.80%) WebDriver
16 42 (0.80%) ReSharper
17 41 (0.78%) Moq
18 33 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
19 31 (0.59%) Mockito
General
1 806 (15.40%) Finance
2 240 (4.58%) Games
3 215 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 174 (3.32%) Marketing
5 171 (3.27%) Retail
6 140 (2.67%) Automotive
7 112 (2.14%) Aerospace
8 109 (2.08%) Banking
9 108 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 88 (1.68%) Back Office
11 72 (1.38%) Advertising
12 66 (1.26%) Legal
13 60 (1.15%) Electronics
14 46 (0.88%) Law
15 39 (0.74%) Front Office
16 37 (0.71%) Investment Banking
17 28 (0.53%) Publishing
18 21 (0.40%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 10 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3098 (59.18%) .NET
2 2002 (38.24%) HTML
3 1850 (35.34%) ASP.NET
4 1552 (29.65%) CSS
5 1144 (21.85%) jQuery
6 812 (15.51%) XML
7 794 (15.17%) Web Services
8 730 (13.94%) .NET Framework
9 713 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 634 (12.11%) HTML5
11 565 (10.79%) WCF
12 425 (8.12%) Ajax
13 412 (7.87%) WPF
14 392 (7.49%) AngularJS
15 367 (7.01%) Entity Framework
16 318 (6.07%) SOAP
17 305 (5.83%) WinForms
17 305 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 284 (5.43%) Spring
19 266 (5.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1015 (19.39%) Computer Science
2 327 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 317 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 180 (3.44%) Algorithms
5 154 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 150 (2.87%) User Experience
7 129 (2.46%) Physics
8 118 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 92 (1.76%) Data Structures
10 70 (1.34%) N-Tier
11 66 (1.26%) Visualisation
12 61 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 58 (1.11%) Management Information System
13 58 (1.11%) Digital Media
14 54 (1.03%) Hedge funds
15 48 (0.92%) Online Games
16 44 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 36 (0.69%) Equities
18 34 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
19 30 (0.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 883 (16.87%) Windows
2 671 (12.82%) Linux
3 271 (5.18%) Android
4 248 (4.74%) Apple iOS
5 240 (4.58%) UNIX
6 57 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (0.90%) Windows Phone
8 36 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 30 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 30 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
10 21 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
13 13 (0.25%) Solaris
14 12 (0.23%) Windows CE
14 12 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2057 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1503 (28.71%) MVC
3 1369 (26.15%) Software Engineering
4 1088 (20.78%) OO
5 805 (15.38%) TDD
6 672 (12.84%) Scrum
7 590 (11.27%) SDLC
8 465 (8.88%) OOP
9 365 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
10 364 (6.95%) Unit Testing
11 361 (6.90%) Web Development
12 270 (5.16%) OOD
13 251 (4.79%) E-Commerce
14 216 (4.13%) BDD
15 206 (3.94%) Multithreading
16 200 (3.82%) Mentoring
17 192 (3.67%) Open Source
18 176 (3.36%) CRM
19 169 (3.23%) UML
20 153 (2.92%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3431 (65.54%) C#
2 2338 (44.66%) SQL
3 2282 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 1429 (27.30%) Java
5 1104 (21.09%) C++
6 587 (11.21%) VB.NET
7 534 (10.20%) T-SQL
8 532 (10.16%) Python
9 405 (7.74%) PHP
10 377 (7.20%) C
11 295 (5.64%) VB
12 208 (3.97%) Ruby
13 152 (2.90%) Perl
14 112 (2.14%) VB6
15 80 (1.53%) Scala
16 78 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 77 (1.47%) Objective-C
18 76 (1.45%) VBA
19 61 (1.17%) Groovy
20 47 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1372 (26.21%) Degree
2 84 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 82 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (0.88%) PhD
5 30 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 30 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.29%) ISEB
6 15 (0.29%) HND
7 14 (0.27%) MCSD
8 12 (0.23%) MCAD
9 10 (0.19%) MCP
10 6 (0.11%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.096%) MCTS
12 3 (0.057%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.057%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.038%) MCPD
13 2 (0.038%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.019%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.019%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.019%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (5.14%) QA
2 22 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.40%) SLA
4 19 (0.36%) GAMP
5 10 (0.19%) HL7
6 7 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.076%) DICOM
7 4 (0.076%) TickIT
7 4 (0.076%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (0.46%) Firmware
3 15 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.17%) Docker
5 4 (0.076%) LXC
5 4 (0.076%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.076%) Xen
5 4 (0.076%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.057%) Varnish
6 3 (0.057%) iptables
7 2 (0.038%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (0.50%) Puppet
2 25 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 17 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.17%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.13%) OPNET
5 7 (0.13%) WMI
5 7 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 7 (0.13%) SCCM
6 6 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.076%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.057%) Control-M
8 3 (0.057%) Ansible
9 2 (0.038%) logstash
10 1 (0.019%) Salt
10 1 (0.019%) Kibana
10 1 (0.019%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.019%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.019%) Nessus
10 1 (0.019%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.019%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1019 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 496 (9.47%) Oracle
3 91 (1.74%) Google
4 71 (1.36%) Xamarin
5 65 (1.24%) Sybase
6 55 (1.05%) Apple
7 42 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 38 (0.73%) Adobe
9 37 (0.71%) VMware
10 36 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (0.67%) EPiServer
11 35 (0.67%) Twitter
12 34 (0.65%) IBM
13 32 (0.61%) SAP
14 31 (0.59%) TOWER Software
15 30 (0.57%) Red Hat
16 28 (0.53%) Facebook
17 22 (0.42%) Zend
18 19 (0.36%) Capita
18 19 (0.36%) Cisco
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Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Goole, North Humberside
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Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
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Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £32500 - £41500 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-35k+Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
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Ilkley, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: to c£65k (DoE) + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + dependent on experience
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
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