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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 102 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2893 3573 3136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.80% 3.18% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 3.36% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2623 3142 2846
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -23 719 £40,000 - 86
London -56 608 £50,000 -9.09% 83
East of England +15 359 £39,000 +4.00% 43
Yorkshire +6 313 £37,500 +7.14% 36
South West -21 244 £35,000 - 34
West Midlands +21 231 £35,000 +7.69% 38
North West -26 213 £40,000 +14.28% 54
East Midlands +9 175 £40,000 -6.97% 31
North East +10 52 £32,500 -7.75% 12
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3824 (67.72%) C#
2 3348 (59.29%) .NET
3 2370 (41.97%) JavaScript
4 2353 (41.67%) SQL
5 2308 (40.87%) SQL Server
6 2222 (39.35%) ASP.NET
7 2175 (38.52%) HTML
8 2042 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
9 1745 (30.90%) CSS
10 1674 (29.64%) MVC
11 1574 (27.87%) Java
12 1540 (27.27%) Degree
13 1502 (26.60%) Software Engineering
14 1330 (23.55%) OO
15 1199 (21.23%) Microsoft
16 1183 (20.95%) C++
17 1099 (19.46%) jQuery
18 1004 (17.78%) Windows
19 932 (16.50%) XML
19 932 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
20 841 (14.89%) Finance
21 828 (14.66%) .NET Framework
22 823 (14.57%) TDD
23 803 (14.22%) Linux
24 799 (14.15%) Computer Science
25 754 (13.35%) Scrum
26 745 (13.19%) VB.NET
27 718 (12.71%) Web Services
28 686 (12.15%) Visual Studio
29 651 (11.53%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 195 (3.45%) IIS
2 187 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 136 (2.41%) Apache
4 125 (2.21%) Node.js
5 78 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 70 (1.24%) CMS
7 54 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 46 (0.81%) JBoss
9 41 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
9 41 (0.73%) Confluence
10 33 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 25 (0.44%) nginx
11 25 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 20 (0.35%) Drupal
13 16 (0.28%) GlassFish
13 16 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (0.27%) MS Exchange
15 14 (0.25%) FormScape
16 13 (0.23%) WordPress
17 11 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 469 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 66 (1.17%) MS Office
3 33 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.071%) Revit
7 4 (0.071%) Mingle
7 4 (0.071%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.053%) Simulink
8 3 (0.053%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.053%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.035%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.035%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.018%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.12%) Magento
4 5 (0.089%) Line 500
4 5 (0.089%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.089%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.035%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.035%) Bond Adapt
5 2 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.035%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.035%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.035%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.018%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.018%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.018%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.018%) Line 100
6 1 (0.018%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.018%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 109 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (1.91%) SaaS
3 67 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.41%) GitHub
6 13 (0.23%) Force.com
7 12 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.089%) PaaS
12 4 (0.071%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.035%) IaaS
14 1 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.018%) Trello
14 1 (0.018%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.018%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.018%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.018%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 130 (2.30%) Internet
2 101 (1.79%) HTTP
3 87 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 25 (0.44%) Intranet
4 25 (0.44%) Network Security
5 19 (0.34%) DNS
5 19 (0.34%) LDAP
6 17 (0.30%) Ethernet
7 16 (0.28%) DHCP
7 16 (0.28%) Wireless
8 15 (0.27%) SNMP
9 14 (0.25%) FTP
9 14 (0.25%) Bluetooth
10 13 (0.23%) VoIP
11 11 (0.19%) Firewall
12 10 (0.18%) ZigBee
12 10 (0.18%) WAN
12 10 (0.18%) SSL
13 9 (0.16%) ICMP
14 8 (0.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2308 (40.87%) SQL Server
2 388 (6.87%) MySQL
3 352 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 251 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 210 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 184 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 174 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 165 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 147 (2.60%) NoSQL
10 124 (2.20%) MongoDB
11 110 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 84 (1.49%) Big Data
13 71 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
14 64 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
15 52 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 50 (0.89%) Redis
17 44 (0.78%) Hadoop
18 43 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 41 (0.73%) Oracle Database
20 37 (0.66%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 686 (12.15%) Visual Studio
2 369 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 297 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 280 (4.96%) NUnit
5 227 (4.02%) Subversion
6 106 (1.88%) Maven
7 105 (1.86%) JUnit
8 104 (1.84%) JIRA
9 100 (1.77%) Selenium
9 100 (1.77%) TeamCity
10 98 (1.74%) Jenkins
11 92 (1.63%) Eclipse
12 90 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
13 60 (1.06%) Cucumber
14 57 (1.01%) Moq
15 56 (0.99%) ReSharper
16 44 (0.78%) WebDriver
17 42 (0.74%) Ant
18 41 (0.73%) Hudson
19 40 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 841 (14.89%) Finance
2 236 (4.18%) Retail
3 186 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 142 (2.51%) Banking
5 140 (2.48%) Marketing
6 139 (2.46%) Games
6 139 (2.46%) Automotive
7 97 (1.72%) Aerospace
8 74 (1.31%) Back Office
9 73 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 70 (1.24%) Advertising
11 64 (1.13%) Electronics
12 43 (0.76%) Publishing
13 40 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 38 (0.67%) Front Office
15 37 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 34 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 32 (0.57%) Law
18 19 (0.34%) Legal
19 13 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3348 (59.29%) .NET
2 2222 (39.35%) ASP.NET
3 2175 (38.52%) HTML
4 1745 (30.90%) CSS
5 1099 (19.46%) jQuery
6 932 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 932 (16.50%) XML
7 828 (14.66%) .NET Framework
8 718 (12.71%) Web Services
9 651 (11.53%) WCF
10 633 (11.21%) HTML5
11 520 (9.21%) Ajax
12 468 (8.29%) WPF
13 439 (7.77%) Entity Framework
14 365 (6.46%) WinForms
15 329 (5.83%) AngularJS
16 315 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 291 (5.15%) LINQ
18 282 (4.99%) CSS3
19 280 (4.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 799 (14.15%) Computer Science
2 322 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 315 (5.58%) Mathematics
4 252 (4.46%) Open Source
5 232 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 191 (3.38%) Algorithms
7 175 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 151 (2.67%) Physics
9 112 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 112 (1.98%) User Experience
10 86 (1.52%) N-Tier
11 79 (1.40%) Visualisation
12 61 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 52 (0.92%) Hedge funds
14 47 (0.83%) Management Information System
15 38 (0.67%) GIS
15 38 (0.67%) Derivative
15 38 (0.67%) Social Media
15 38 (0.67%) Digital Media
16 37 (0.66%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1004 (17.78%) Windows
2 803 (14.22%) Linux
3 266 (4.71%) UNIX
4 262 (4.64%) Android
5 230 (4.07%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (0.48%) Windows 8
8 26 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
9 24 (0.43%) Solaris
10 21 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 18 (0.32%) Windows Phone
13 15 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.16%) BlackBerry OS
16 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.14%) AIX
17 7 (0.12%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.12%) Debian
17 7 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2042 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1674 (29.64%) MVC
3 1502 (26.60%) Software Engineering
4 1330 (23.55%) OO
5 823 (14.57%) TDD
6 754 (13.35%) Scrum
7 484 (8.57%) OOP
8 426 (7.54%) Unit Testing
9 403 (7.14%) OOD
10 402 (7.12%) Web Development
11 381 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
12 263 (4.66%) Multithreading
13 261 (4.62%) E-Commerce
14 252 (4.46%) BDD
15 251 (4.44%) UML
16 233 (4.13%) Mentoring
17 176 (3.12%) Project Management
18 146 (2.59%) Software Architecture
19 144 (2.55%) Mobile Development
20 142 (2.51%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3824 (67.72%) C#
2 2370 (41.97%) JavaScript
3 2353 (41.67%) SQL
4 1574 (27.87%) Java
5 1183 (20.95%) C++
6 745 (13.19%) VB.NET
7 638 (11.30%) T-SQL
8 492 (8.71%) PHP
9 427 (7.56%) Python
10 410 (7.26%) C
11 320 (5.67%) VB
12 189 (3.35%) Ruby
13 152 (2.69%) VB6
14 120 (2.13%) Perl
15 104 (1.84%) Groovy
16 95 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 95 (1.68%) VBA
17 78 (1.38%) Scala
18 73 (1.29%) Objective-C
19 52 (0.92%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1540 (27.27%) Degree
2 124 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 104 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (1.10%) PhD
5 45 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 39 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 21 (0.37%) MCSD
8 17 (0.30%) MCPD
9 16 (0.28%) HND
10 12 (0.21%) Sun Certification
11 10 (0.18%) OCPJP
11 10 (0.18%) OCMJD
12 9 (0.16%) ISEB
13 7 (0.12%) MCP
14 6 (0.11%) MCAD
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.089%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.089%) MCTS
16 3 (0.053%) CSSLP
17 1 (0.018%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (5.10%) QA
2 34 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.30%) SLA
4 15 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.14%) TickIT
6 7 (0.12%) HL7
7 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.071%) COBIT
9 1 (0.018%) GAMP
9 1 (0.018%) WCAG
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.018%) DICOM
9 1 (0.018%) JTAG
9 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.018%) Section 508
System Software
1 49 (0.87%) Firmware
2 29 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.28%) iptables
6 10 (0.18%) Docker
7 6 (0.11%) qmail
8 5 (0.089%) Xen
8 5 (0.089%) LXC
8 5 (0.089%) KVM
8 5 (0.089%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.071%) vSphere
10 3 (0.053%) Varnish
10 3 (0.053%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (0.41%) Puppet
2 19 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.11%) yum
4 6 (0.11%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.11%) Nagios
4 6 (0.11%) Zenoss
5 5 (0.089%) Mesos
6 3 (0.053%) Jitterbit
6 3 (0.053%) StatsD
6 3 (0.053%) logstash
6 3 (0.053%) Kibana
6 3 (0.053%) Control-M
7 2 (0.035%) OPNET
8 1 (0.018%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.018%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1199 (21.23%) Microsoft
2 460 (8.15%) Oracle
3 97 (1.72%) Google
4 73 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
5 55 (0.97%) Sybase
6 51 (0.90%) Twitter
7 48 (0.85%) Xamarin
8 42 (0.74%) IBM
9 40 (0.71%) TOWER Software
10 36 (0.64%) Adobe
11 34 (0.60%) Red Hat
12 33 (0.58%) Apple
12 33 (0.58%) Telerik
13 32 (0.57%) Endeca
14 31 (0.55%) Zend
15 30 (0.53%) DevExpress
16 24 (0.43%) VMware
17 22 (0.39%) Facebook
18 19 (0.34%) Perforce
19 17 (0.30%) RedPrairie
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