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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 86 91 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3626 3140 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.17% 2.96% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 3.13% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3188 2850 2846
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
108008 100411 112253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88395 84589 96881
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,988 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +20 1056 £40,000 +6.66% 79
London +26 922 £55,000 +22.22% 68
East of England -17 352 £37,500 - 61
North West -5 327 £35,000 +9.37% 67
Yorkshire +3 322 £35,000 +7.69% 38
South West -10 304 £35,000 +4.47% 44
East Midlands +19 188 £43,000 +28.35% 23
West Midlands +18 149 £32,500 -7.14% 28
North East -15 37 £35,232 +17.44% 7
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4360 (66.68%) C#
2 3851 (58.89%) .NET
3 2643 (40.42%) SQL
4 2538 (38.81%) SQL Server
5 2428 (37.13%) ASP.NET
6 2056 (31.44%) JavaScript
7 1997 (30.54%) HTML
8 1893 (28.95%) Java
9 1689 (25.83%) Software Engineering
10 1630 (24.93%) Degree
11 1569 (23.99%) C++
12 1481 (22.65%) CSS
12 1481 (22.65%) OO
13 1332 (20.37%) MVC
14 1329 (20.32%) Microsoft
15 1266 (19.36%) Windows
16 1172 (17.92%) Computer Science
17 1084 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
18 1075 (16.44%) Finance
19 988 (15.11%) jQuery
20 986 (15.08%) XML
21 933 (14.27%) WCF
22 848 (12.97%) Web Services
23 816 (12.48%) TDD
24 807 (12.34%) Linux
25 779 (11.91%) .NET Framework
26 734 (11.22%) WPF
27 722 (11.04%) VB.NET
28 695 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
29 684 (10.46%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 229 (3.50%) IIS
2 173 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 168 (2.57%) Apache
4 167 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 58 (0.89%) Node.js
6 56 (0.86%) CMS
7 44 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 42 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 29 (0.44%) Apache Solr
10 27 (0.41%) SAS
11 26 (0.40%) Drupal
11 26 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.28%) ColdFusion
14 17 (0.26%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.26%) Umbraco
15 15 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (0.23%) WordPress
16 14 (0.21%) SugarCRM
17 12 (0.18%) Joomla!
Applications
1 573 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 48 (0.73%) MS Office
3 23 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.15%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.061%) MS Project
5 4 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.046%) Maple
6 3 (0.046%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.046%) DOC1
6 3 (0.046%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.015%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.015%) Mingle
7 1 (0.015%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.50%) Magento
3 18 (0.28%) Shopify
4 10 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.12%) Summit
6 4 (0.061%) Exstream
6 4 (0.061%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.061%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.031%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.031%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.031%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.031%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.015%) Endur
8 1 (0.015%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.015%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.015%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.015%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 164 (2.51%) SaaS
2 62 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (0.41%) GitHub
5 20 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.14%) Force.com
8 8 (0.12%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.11%) PaaS
10 6 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.092%) Route 53
11 3 (0.046%) Trello
11 3 (0.046%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.046%) Heroku
12 2 (0.031%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.015%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.015%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 137 (2.10%) Internet
2 98 (1.50%) HTTP
3 71 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.60%) Intranet
5 38 (0.58%) LDAP
6 26 (0.40%) Wireless
7 20 (0.31%) FTP
8 15 (0.23%) SNMP
9 14 (0.21%) SMTP
10 13 (0.20%) GPRS
11 11 (0.17%) UMTS
11 11 (0.17%) SSL
12 8 (0.12%) GSM
12 8 (0.12%) SMS
13 7 (0.11%) 3GPP
13 7 (0.11%) CDMA
13 7 (0.11%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.11%) DNS
13 7 (0.11%) HSPA
13 7 (0.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2538 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 614 (9.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 452 (6.91%) MySQL
4 374 (5.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 308 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 251 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 224 (3.43%) Big Data
8 211 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 164 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 130 (1.99%) Hadoop
11 119 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 112 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 98 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 86 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
15 82 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
15 82 (1.25%) NoSQL
15 82 (1.25%) MongoDB
16 71 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 68 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
18 59 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 684 (10.46%) Visual Studio
2 320 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 234 (3.58%) Subversion
4 212 (3.24%) Git (software)
5 184 (2.81%) NUnit
6 154 (2.36%) Maven
7 133 (2.03%) JUnit
8 98 (1.50%) Selenium
9 91 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 71 (1.09%) Jenkins
11 70 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 60 (0.92%) SpecFlow
13 56 (0.86%) FitNesse
14 52 (0.80%) TeamCity
15 45 (0.69%) Mercurial
16 44 (0.67%) WebDriver
17 43 (0.66%) Xcode
18 42 (0.64%) JIRA
19 34 (0.52%) Ant
20 29 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1075 (16.44%) Finance
2 232 (3.55%) Marketing
3 224 (3.43%) Games
4 193 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 184 (2.81%) Retail
6 153 (2.34%) Banking
7 91 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 82 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 77 (1.18%) Back Office
10 58 (0.89%) Electronics
11 57 (0.87%) Advertising
11 57 (0.87%) Publishing
12 50 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 50 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.57%) Front Office
14 29 (0.44%) Automotive
15 26 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 22 (0.34%) Legal
17 17 (0.26%) Billing
17 17 (0.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3851 (58.89%) .NET
2 2428 (37.13%) ASP.NET
3 1997 (30.54%) HTML
4 1481 (22.65%) CSS
5 988 (15.11%) jQuery
6 986 (15.08%) XML
7 933 (14.27%) WCF
8 848 (12.97%) Web Services
9 779 (11.91%) .NET Framework
10 734 (11.22%) WPF
11 695 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 583 (8.92%) HTML5
13 576 (8.81%) WinForms
14 466 (7.13%) Ajax
15 334 (5.11%) Spring
16 304 (4.65%) SOAP
17 269 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 238 (3.64%) LINQ
19 213 (3.26%) XSLT
20 212 (3.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1172 (17.92%) Computer Science
2 484 (7.40%) Mathematics
3 327 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 243 (3.72%) Physics
5 238 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 206 (3.15%) Open Source
7 176 (2.69%) Hedge funds
8 99 (1.51%) N-Tier
9 79 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 76 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 75 (1.15%) NHS
12 64 (0.98%) Visualisation
13 61 (0.93%) Derivative
14 60 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
15 57 (0.87%) Blackberry
16 48 (0.73%) iPad
17 44 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
17 44 (0.67%) Management Information System
18 43 (0.66%) DTV
19 42 (0.64%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1266 (19.36%) Windows
2 807 (12.34%) Linux
3 427 (6.53%) UNIX
4 380 (5.81%) Android
5 318 (4.86%) Apple iOS
6 72 (1.10%) Windows Phone
7 55 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 35 (0.54%) BlackBerry OS
10 34 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 31 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
12 27 (0.41%) Windows CE
13 22 (0.34%) Solaris
14 19 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.28%) CentOS
16 15 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
17 14 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
18 13 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1689 (25.83%) Software Engineering
2 1481 (22.65%) OO
3 1332 (20.37%) MVC
4 1084 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
5 816 (12.48%) TDD
6 663 (10.14%) Scrum
7 527 (8.06%) OOP
8 472 (7.22%) Unit Testing
9 467 (7.14%) OOD
10 394 (6.03%) Web Development
11 369 (5.64%) Multithreading
12 273 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 245 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
14 231 (3.53%) BDD
15 220 (3.36%) UML
16 204 (3.12%) SOA
17 181 (2.77%) Android Development
18 177 (2.71%) MVVM
19 175 (2.68%) Low Latency
20 160 (2.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4360 (66.68%) C#
2 2643 (40.42%) SQL
3 2056 (31.44%) JavaScript
4 1893 (28.95%) Java
5 1569 (23.99%) C++
6 722 (11.04%) VB.NET
7 644 (9.85%) T-SQL
8 619 (9.47%) PHP
9 564 (8.63%) C
10 441 (6.74%) Python
11 310 (4.74%) VB
12 257 (3.93%) Perl
13 240 (3.67%) Ruby
14 155 (2.37%) F#
15 149 (2.28%) Scala
16 134 (2.05%) PL/SQL
17 118 (1.80%) VB6
18 106 (1.62%) PHP5
19 105 (1.61%) Objective-C
20 101 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1630 (24.93%) Degree
2 151 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 149 (2.28%) PhD
4 116 (1.77%) Security Cleared
5 48 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 48 (0.73%) MCP
6 27 (0.41%) MCTS
7 25 (0.38%) MCPD
8 22 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 21 (0.32%) MCSD
10 13 (0.20%) HND
11 9 (0.14%) ISEB
12 8 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 7 (0.11%) MCAD
14 4 (0.061%) MCSE
14 4 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.046%) HNC
16 2 (0.031%) Postgraduate
16 2 (0.031%) IBM Certification
17 1 (0.015%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (3.50%) QA
2 37 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 32 (0.49%) HL7
4 9 (0.14%) GAMP
5 8 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.11%) TickIT
6 7 (0.11%) JTAG
7 3 (0.046%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.046%) SLA
8 2 (0.031%) WAI
8 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.031%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.015%) DICOM
9 1 (0.015%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.15%) Varnish
4 6 (0.092%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.046%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.046%) OpenSSH
6 2 (0.031%) vSphere
7 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.015%) KVM
7 1 (0.015%) XenServer
7 1 (0.015%) Samba
7 1 (0.015%) Squid
Systems Management
1 41 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (0.44%) Puppet
3 15 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (0.14%) SCOM
6 8 (0.12%) YUM
7 4 (0.061%) Nagios
7 4 (0.061%) SCCM
8 2 (0.031%) MOM
8 2 (0.031%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.031%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.015%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.015%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.015%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.015%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1329 (20.32%) Microsoft
2 632 (9.67%) Oracle
3 108 (1.65%) Google
3 108 (1.65%) Facebook
4 90 (1.38%) Zend
5 66 (1.01%) JBoss
6 36 (0.55%) Sybase
6 36 (0.55%) Twitter
7 34 (0.52%) Sencha
8 33 (0.50%) VMware
9 32 (0.49%) SAP
10 31 (0.47%) DevExpress
11 29 (0.44%) Adobe
12 24 (0.37%) IBM
12 24 (0.37%) Apple
13 23 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (0.35%) Panasonic
14 21 (0.32%) Xamarin
15 20 (0.31%) Business Objects
16 17 (0.26%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + Career Progression + Train
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable based upon experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & city centre car park!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: to 40k
Posted: 14 hours ago