The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 97 89 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2940 3007 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.70% 2.96% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 3.15% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2645 2713 2653
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102690 95590 105693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84523 79913 91207
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
UK

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 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 1 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 +13 876 £39,000 +11.42% 66
London -27 665 £50,000 +11.11% 46
East of England -26 287 £40,000 +14.28% 46
North West -2 277 £37,500 +15.38% 61
Yorkshire -14 249 £35,000 - 35
West Midlands +2 194 £35,000 +4.47% 28
South West -33 183 £36,000 +4.34% 22
East Midlands +3 157 £39,000 +11.42% 17
North East +1 60 £32,500 -10.95% 17
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 4398 (67.65%) C#
2 3786 (58.24%) .NET
3 2782 (42.79%) SQL
4 2567 (39.49%) SQL Server
5 2471 (38.01%) ASP.NET
6 2337 (35.95%) JavaScript
7 2165 (33.30%) HTML
8 1810 (27.84%) Java
9 1691 (26.01%) Software Engineering
10 1615 (24.84%) OO
11 1606 (24.70%) CSS
12 1562 (24.03%) Degree
13 1508 (23.20%) MVC
14 1482 (22.80%) C++
15 1425 (21.92%) Microsoft
16 1185 (18.23%) Computer Science
17 1144 (17.60%) Finance
18 1142 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
19 1129 (17.37%) Windows
20 1084 (16.67%) jQuery
21 988 (15.20%) WCF
22 956 (14.71%) XML
23 897 (13.80%) Web Services
23 897 (13.80%) TDD
24 873 (13.43%) Linux
25 816 (12.55%) .NET Framework
26 770 (11.84%) VB.NET
27 736 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
28 729 (11.21%) Visual Studio
29 707 (10.88%) WPF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 271 (4.17%) IIS
2 205 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 154 (2.37%) Tomcat
4 146 (2.25%) Apache
5 112 (1.72%) Node.js
6 64 (0.98%) CMS
7 51 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 40 (0.62%) WordPress
9 38 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 36 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 31 (0.48%) Drupal
12 26 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 25 (0.38%) NServiceBus
14 24 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 24 (0.37%) Confluence
15 22 (0.34%) Joomla!
16 19 (0.29%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.29%) nginx
17 18 (0.28%) SAS
18 15 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 660 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 84 (1.29%) MS Office
3 11 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.12%) MS Project
5 4 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.031%) PrintSoft PReS
6 2 (0.031%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.031%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.015%) InDesign
7 1 (0.015%) Revit
7 1 (0.015%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 64 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.77%) Magento
3 26 (0.40%) Shopify
4 12 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.046%) Exstream
9 3 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.046%) Exchequer
9 3 (0.046%) GoldMine
9 3 (0.046%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.046%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.031%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.031%) Line 500
10 2 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.031%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.031%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 148 (2.28%) SaaS
2 81 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.55%) GitHub
5 23 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.12%) Force.com
7 8 (0.12%) PaaS
8 3 (0.046%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.046%) Heroku
9 2 (0.031%) Office 365
9 2 (0.031%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.015%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.015%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.015%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.015%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (2.11%) Internet
2 106 (1.63%) HTTP
3 86 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 46 (0.71%) Intranet
5 33 (0.51%) LDAP
6 29 (0.45%) FTP
7 19 (0.29%) SMTP
8 16 (0.25%) SSH
9 14 (0.22%) SSL
9 14 (0.22%) VoIP
10 12 (0.18%) DNS
11 10 (0.15%) SMS
12 8 (0.12%) Broadband
13 7 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.11%) Wireless
13 7 (0.11%) Extranet
13 7 (0.11%) SNMP
14 6 (0.092%) UMTS
14 6 (0.092%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.092%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2567 (39.49%) SQL Server
2 590 (9.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 469 (7.21%) MySQL
4 333 (5.12%) Relational Database
5 321 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 312 (4.80%) Big Data
7 228 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 201 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 180 (2.77%) Hadoop
10 144 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 131 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 112 (1.72%) NoSQL
13 111 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 92 (1.42%) MongoDB
14 92 (1.42%) Oracle Database
15 79 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
16 66 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
17 61 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
18 58 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 40 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 729 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 347 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 267 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 257 (3.95%) NUnit
5 237 (3.65%) Subversion
6 146 (2.25%) Maven
7 104 (1.60%) Selenium
8 97 (1.49%) JUnit
9 82 (1.26%) SpecFlow
10 76 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
10 76 (1.17%) Jenkins
11 70 (1.08%) Eclipse
12 67 (1.03%) JIRA
13 62 (0.95%) Moq
14 57 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 46 (0.71%) Cucumber
16 44 (0.68%) Ant
17 40 (0.62%) ReSharper
18 39 (0.60%) Mercurial
19 37 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 1144 (17.60%) Finance
2 331 (5.09%) Games
3 185 (2.85%) Telecoms
4 184 (2.83%) Marketing
5 176 (2.71%) Retail
6 147 (2.26%) Banking
7 93 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 88 (1.35%) Publishing
9 79 (1.22%) Back Office
10 73 (1.12%) Advertising
11 71 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 63 (0.97%) Front Office
13 62 (0.95%) Automotive
14 40 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 39 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.46%) Electronics
17 28 (0.43%) Legal
18 22 (0.34%) Aerospace
19 21 (0.32%) Law
20 14 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3786 (58.24%) .NET
2 2471 (38.01%) ASP.NET
3 2165 (33.30%) HTML
4 1606 (24.70%) CSS
5 1084 (16.67%) jQuery
6 988 (15.20%) WCF
7 956 (14.71%) XML
8 897 (13.80%) Web Services
9 816 (12.55%) .NET Framework
10 736 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 707 (10.88%) WPF
12 636 (9.78%) HTML5
13 611 (9.40%) WinForms
14 443 (6.81%) Ajax
15 318 (4.89%) LINQ
16 317 (4.88%) Spring
16 317 (4.88%) SOAP
17 310 (4.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 255 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 248 (3.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1185 (18.23%) Computer Science
2 508 (7.81%) Mathematics
3 286 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 235 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 208 (3.20%) Physics
6 191 (2.94%) Open Source
7 155 (2.38%) Hedge funds
8 121 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 109 (1.68%) N-Tier
10 64 (0.98%) Derivative
11 63 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
12 57 (0.88%) Visualisation
13 55 (0.85%) Equities
14 52 (0.80%) Social Media
15 49 (0.75%) NHS
16 43 (0.66%) GIS
17 42 (0.65%) Management Information System
18 41 (0.63%) Blackberry
19 40 (0.62%) iPhone
20 39 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1129 (17.37%) Windows
2 873 (13.43%) Linux
3 431 (6.63%) UNIX
4 359 (5.52%) Android
5 257 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 39 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 33 (0.51%) Windows CE
9 30 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 26 (0.40%) BlackBerry OS
11 25 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 17 (0.26%) CentOS
15 14 (0.22%) Fedora
16 13 (0.20%) AIX
16 13 (0.20%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.17%) Solaris
17 11 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1691 (26.01%) Software Engineering
2 1615 (24.84%) OO
3 1508 (23.20%) MVC
4 1142 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
5 897 (13.80%) TDD
6 689 (10.60%) Scrum
7 500 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 492 (7.57%) OOD
9 470 (7.23%) OOP
10 372 (5.72%) Web Development
11 325 (5.00%) Multithreading
12 291 (4.48%) E-Commerce
13 270 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
14 247 (3.80%) BDD
15 201 (3.09%) SOA
16 191 (2.94%) Project Management
17 166 (2.55%) UML
18 163 (2.51%) MVVM
19 162 (2.49%) Android Development
20 152 (2.34%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4398 (67.65%) C#
2 2782 (42.79%) SQL
3 2337 (35.95%) JavaScript
4 1810 (27.84%) Java
5 1482 (22.80%) C++
6 770 (11.84%) VB.NET
7 639 (9.83%) T-SQL
8 539 (8.29%) PHP
9 494 (7.60%) C
10 472 (7.26%) Python
11 346 (5.32%) VB
12 241 (3.71%) Ruby
13 208 (3.20%) Perl
14 150 (2.31%) F#
15 141 (2.17%) Scala
16 134 (2.06%) VB6
17 125 (1.92%) PL/SQL
18 100 (1.54%) Objective-C
19 90 (1.38%) VBA
20 88 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1562 (24.03%) Degree
2 150 (2.31%) PhD
3 122 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 109 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 34 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 31 (0.48%) MCP
6 31 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.26%) MCSD
8 12 (0.18%) MCTS
8 12 (0.18%) ISEB
9 10 (0.15%) MCPD
10 8 (0.12%) MCAD
11 5 (0.077%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.077%) CCNP
12 4 (0.062%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.062%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.062%) HND
12 4 (0.062%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.046%) MCSE
14 2 (0.031%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (3.35%) QA
2 28 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 19 (0.29%) HL7
4 7 (0.11%) GAMP
5 6 (0.092%) TickIT
6 4 (0.062%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.062%) SLA
6 4 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.046%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.031%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.015%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.015%) DICOM
System Software
1 14 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.062%) SpamAssassin
3 3 (0.046%) OpenSSH
3 3 (0.046%) HDFS
4 2 (0.031%) Squid
4 2 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.031%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.031%) vSphere
4 2 (0.031%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.031%) Samba
5 1 (0.015%) Xen
5 1 (0.015%) KVM
5 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.015%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 55 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (0.31%) Puppet
4 19 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (0.18%) logstash
6 9 (0.14%) YUM
7 4 (0.062%) Nagios
8 2 (0.031%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.031%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.031%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.015%) SCCM
9 1 (0.015%) SCOM
9 1 (0.015%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.015%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.015%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.015%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1425 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 625 (9.61%) Oracle
3 148 (2.28%) Google
4 123 (1.89%) Facebook
5 98 (1.51%) Zend
6 67 (1.03%) JBoss
7 54 (0.83%) SAP
8 48 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 44 (0.68%) Sybase
10 38 (0.58%) Twitter
11 35 (0.54%) DevExpress
12 33 (0.51%) Panasonic
13 28 (0.43%) IBM
14 26 (0.40%) Adobe
15 25 (0.38%) Xamarin
16 24 (0.37%) Sencha
16 24 (0.37%) Telerik
17 18 (0.28%) Endeca
17 18 (0.28%) TOWER Software
18 17 (0.26%) RedPrairie
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