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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 113 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2600 2957 3005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.54% 2.70% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.86% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2327 2674 2709
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,399
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -12 693 £42,500 +8.28% 75
London -26 552 £47,500 -5.00% 87
South West +35 320 £36,250 +0.69% 49
East of England -3 273 £37,500 -6.25% 44
North West -24 191 £37,500 - 59
West Midlands -6 185 £35,000 - 21
Yorkshire -23 180 £36,000 +2.85% 29
East Midlands +7 171 £40,000 +2.56% 22
North East -5 57 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3667 (66.37%) C#
2 3312 (59.95%) .NET
3 2434 (44.05%) SQL
4 2381 (43.10%) JavaScript
5 2298 (41.59%) SQL Server
6 2140 (38.73%) HTML
7 2125 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 1999 (36.18%) ASP.NET
9 1643 (29.74%) CSS
10 1581 (28.62%) MVC
11 1550 (28.05%) Java
12 1464 (26.50%) Degree
13 1448 (26.21%) Software Engineering
14 1208 (21.86%) jQuery
15 1203 (21.77%) OO
16 1170 (21.18%) C++
17 1103 (19.96%) Microsoft
18 988 (17.88%) Computer Science
19 958 (17.34%) Windows
20 870 (15.75%) XML
21 852 (15.42%) Finance
22 851 (15.40%) TDD
23 823 (14.90%) Web Services
24 784 (14.19%) .NET Framework
25 783 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
26 742 (13.43%) Linux
27 710 (12.85%) Scrum
28 682 (12.34%) Visual Studio
28 682 (12.34%) HTML5
29 648 (11.73%) SDLC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 167 (3.02%) IIS
2 164 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 110 (1.99%) Apache
3 110 (1.99%) Node.js
4 76 (1.38%) CMS
5 65 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 55 (1.00%) JBoss
7 51 (0.92%) Umbraco
8 49 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 45 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 25 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 24 (0.43%) Kentico
12 23 (0.42%) Confluence
13 22 (0.40%) DNN
13 22 (0.40%) WordPress
13 22 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.31%) nginx
15 16 (0.29%) Drupal
16 15 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.24%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 431 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 50 (0.90%) MS Office
3 17 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.22%) MS Project
4 12 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.036%) Simulink
8 2 (0.036%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.036%) Maya
8 2 (0.036%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.018%) GIMP
9 1 (0.018%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.18%) Changepoint
4 9 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
5 5 (0.090%) Magento
6 3 (0.054%) Summit
7 2 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.036%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.036%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.036%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.036%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.036%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.018%) Odoo
8 1 (0.018%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.018%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.018%) Bond Adapt
8 1 (0.018%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.018%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 155 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (2.06%) SaaS
3 94 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (0.54%) GitHub
6 15 (0.27%) Google App Engine
6 15 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.13%) IaaS
10 3 (0.054%) Office 365
10 3 (0.054%) PaaS
10 3 (0.054%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.036%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.018%) Force.com
12 1 (0.018%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.018%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.018%) Boomi
12 1 (0.018%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.05%) Internet
2 94 (1.70%) HTTP
3 89 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.42%) Network Security
5 21 (0.38%) Intranet
6 18 (0.33%) Broadband
7 13 (0.24%) DNS
8 11 (0.20%) FTP
9 10 (0.18%) SSL
10 9 (0.16%) DHCP
11 8 (0.14%) ICMP
12 7 (0.13%) VoIP
12 7 (0.13%) WAN
12 7 (0.13%) SMTP
13 6 (0.11%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.11%) LDAP
13 6 (0.11%) SMPP
14 5 (0.090%) Firewall
14 5 (0.090%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2298 (41.59%) SQL Server
2 419 (7.58%) MySQL
3 355 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 273 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 236 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 225 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 210 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 208 (3.76%) NoSQL
9 197 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 165 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 109 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 85 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 85 (1.54%) Big Data
13 68 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
14 60 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 60 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
15 55 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
15 55 (1.00%) Hadoop
16 49 (0.89%) Oracle Database
17 47 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 682 (12.34%) Visual Studio
2 403 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 313 (5.67%) Git (software)
4 211 (3.82%) Subversion
5 206 (3.73%) NUnit
6 139 (2.52%) Jenkins
7 133 (2.41%) Selenium
8 128 (2.32%) JUnit
9 125 (2.26%) Maven
10 96 (1.74%) JIRA
11 75 (1.36%) Eclipse
12 68 (1.23%) TeamCity
13 67 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 56 (1.01%) Ant
15 49 (0.89%) Cucumber
16 44 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
16 44 (0.80%) ReSharper
17 42 (0.76%) WebDriver
18 34 (0.62%) Moq
19 32 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 852 (15.42%) Finance
2 249 (4.51%) Games
3 213 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 172 (3.11%) Retail
5 161 (2.91%) Marketing
6 156 (2.82%) Automotive
7 118 (2.14%) Aerospace
8 104 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 104 (1.88%) Banking
9 97 (1.76%) Back Office
10 72 (1.30%) Advertising
11 61 (1.10%) Electronics
12 50 (0.90%) Legal
13 44 (0.80%) Law
14 42 (0.76%) Investment Banking
15 39 (0.71%) Publishing
16 34 (0.62%) Front Office
17 28 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3312 (59.95%) .NET
2 2140 (38.73%) HTML
3 1999 (36.18%) ASP.NET
4 1643 (29.74%) CSS
5 1208 (21.86%) jQuery
6 870 (15.75%) XML
7 823 (14.90%) Web Services
8 784 (14.19%) .NET Framework
9 783 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 682 (12.34%) HTML5
11 634 (11.48%) WCF
12 446 (8.07%) Ajax
13 403 (7.29%) WPF
14 371 (6.71%) Entity Framework
14 371 (6.71%) AngularJS
15 326 (5.90%) WinForms
15 326 (5.90%) SOAP
16 314 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 305 (5.52%) Spring
18 281 (5.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 988 (17.88%) Computer Science
2 335 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 326 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 189 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 184 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 154 (2.79%) User Experience
7 131 (2.37%) Physics
8 125 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 86 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 83 (1.50%) N-Tier
11 76 (1.38%) Visualisation
12 66 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 63 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 61 (1.10%) Digital Media
15 59 (1.07%) Online Games
16 45 (0.81%) Hedge funds
17 37 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 33 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
19 29 (0.52%) GIS
20 28 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 958 (17.34%) Windows
2 742 (13.43%) Linux
3 298 (5.39%) Android
4 261 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 250 (4.52%) UNIX
6 53 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (0.76%) Windows Phone
8 31 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 30 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
10 29 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.27%) Windows CE
14 13 (0.24%) Solaris
14 13 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
15 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2125 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1581 (28.62%) MVC
3 1448 (26.21%) Software Engineering
4 1203 (21.77%) OO
5 851 (15.40%) TDD
6 710 (12.85%) Scrum
7 648 (11.73%) SDLC
8 469 (8.49%) OOP
9 401 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
10 397 (7.19%) Unit Testing
11 392 (7.10%) Web Development
12 307 (5.56%) OOD
13 253 (4.58%) E-Commerce
14 236 (4.27%) BDD
15 211 (3.82%) Open Source
16 209 (3.78%) Multithreading
17 208 (3.76%) Mentoring
18 199 (3.60%) UML
19 167 (3.02%) CRM
20 164 (2.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3667 (66.37%) C#
2 2434 (44.05%) SQL
3 2381 (43.10%) JavaScript
4 1550 (28.05%) Java
5 1170 (21.18%) C++
6 633 (11.46%) VB.NET
7 566 (10.24%) T-SQL
8 537 (9.72%) Python
9 455 (8.24%) PHP
10 431 (7.80%) C
11 347 (6.28%) VB
12 201 (3.64%) Ruby
13 133 (2.41%) Perl
14 132 (2.39%) VB6
15 90 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 88 (1.59%) VBA
16 88 (1.59%) Objective-C
17 79 (1.43%) Groovy
18 75 (1.36%) Scala
19 51 (0.92%) Go
Qualifications
1 1464 (26.50%) Degree
2 95 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 46 (0.83%) PhD
5 35 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 35 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 19 (0.34%) HND
7 17 (0.31%) ISEB
7 17 (0.31%) MCSD
8 11 (0.20%) MCAD
9 9 (0.16%) MCP
10 7 (0.13%) Sun Certification
11 6 (0.11%) MCPD
12 4 (0.072%) MCTS
12 4 (0.072%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.072%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.036%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.018%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.018%) CSSLP
14 1 (0.018%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (5.21%) QA
2 27 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 23 (0.42%) SLA
4 15 (0.27%) GAMP
5 11 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.18%) HL7
7 6 (0.11%) TickIT
8 5 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.072%) DICOM
10 3 (0.054%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 42 (0.76%) Firmware
2 29 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.27%) Docker
5 9 (0.16%) LXC
5 9 (0.16%) iptables
5 9 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.16%) Xen
6 5 (0.090%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 5 (0.090%) KVM
7 4 (0.072%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.036%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.036%) vSphere
8 2 (0.036%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (0.43%) Puppet
2 17 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 16 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.16%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.13%) OPNET
6 6 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.090%) Mesos
8 4 (0.072%) Control-M
8 4 (0.072%) WMI
8 4 (0.072%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 4 (0.072%) SCCM
9 3 (0.054%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.036%) Ansible
11 1 (0.018%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.018%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.018%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.018%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1103 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 523 (9.47%) Oracle
3 102 (1.85%) Google
4 71 (1.29%) Xamarin
5 66 (1.19%) Sybase
6 54 (0.98%) Apple
7 48 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 39 (0.71%) IBM
9 38 (0.69%) Adobe
9 38 (0.69%) TOWER Software
10 36 (0.65%) VMware
11 34 (0.62%) Twitter
12 32 (0.58%) Facebook
12 32 (0.58%) Red Hat
13 30 (0.54%) Sitecore
14 23 (0.42%) DevExpress
14 23 (0.42%) Zend
15 22 (0.40%) SAP
15 22 (0.40%) Tableau
16 21 (0.38%) Cisco
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training / benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Thebes IT
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday