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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 101 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2874 3417 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.81% 3.20% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 3.39% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2611 3021 2714
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £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 March 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 March 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
(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 -28 705 £40,000 - 87
London -49 618 £50,000 -9.09% 77
East of England +13 347 £39,000 +4.00% 45
Yorkshire +2 334 £37,500 +7.14% 50
South West -29 231 £35,000 +2.94% 47
North West -19 226 £40,000 +14.28% 58
West Midlands +27 213 £35,000 +7.69% 33
East Midlands -1 160 £40,000 -5.88% 25
North East +2 55 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3832 (68.04%) C#
2 3330 (59.13%) .NET
3 2375 (42.17%) JavaScript
4 2300 (40.84%) SQL Server
5 2293 (40.71%) SQL
6 2218 (39.38%) ASP.NET
7 2179 (38.69%) HTML
8 2032 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
9 1751 (31.09%) CSS
10 1662 (29.51%) MVC
11 1589 (28.21%) Java
12 1549 (27.50%) Degree
13 1486 (26.38%) Software Engineering
14 1320 (23.44%) OO
15 1215 (21.57%) Microsoft
16 1181 (20.97%) C++
17 1094 (19.42%) jQuery
18 1003 (17.81%) Windows
19 942 (16.73%) ASP.NET MVC
20 941 (16.71%) XML
21 837 (14.86%) Finance
22 831 (14.75%) .NET Framework
23 817 (14.51%) TDD
24 798 (14.17%) Linux
25 790 (14.03%) Computer Science
26 755 (13.41%) Scrum
27 744 (13.21%) VB.NET
28 728 (12.93%) Web Services
29 692 (12.29%) Visual Studio
30 675 (11.99%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 199 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 195 (3.46%) IIS
3 140 (2.49%) Apache
4 123 (2.18%) Node.js
5 76 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 72 (1.28%) CMS
7 50 (0.89%) Confluence
8 49 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 45 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
9 45 (0.80%) JBoss
10 33 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 25 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 23 (0.41%) nginx
13 21 (0.37%) Drupal
13 21 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (0.34%) WordPress
15 18 (0.32%) GlassFish
16 15 (0.27%) MS Exchange
17 14 (0.25%) FormScape
18 13 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 497 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.23%) MS Office
3 31 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.11%) Mingle
8 5 (0.089%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.071%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.071%) Revit
10 3 (0.053%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.053%) Simulink
11 2 (0.036%) Stateflow
11 2 (0.036%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 42 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.14%) Magento
4 6 (0.11%) Line 500
5 5 (0.089%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.071%) Sophis RISQUE
7 3 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.036%) SalesLogix
8 2 (0.036%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.036%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.036%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.036%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.018%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.018%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.018%) Sage 300 ERP
9 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.018%) Bond Adapt
9 1 (0.018%) Line 100
9 1 (0.018%) Pegasus Opera
9 1 (0.018%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 119 (2.11%) SaaS
2 103 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (0.41%) GitHub
6 15 (0.27%) Force.com
7 11 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.089%) PaaS
11 2 (0.036%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.018%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.018%) Office 365
12 1 (0.018%) IaaS
12 1 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.018%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 136 (2.41%) Internet
2 92 (1.63%) HTTP
3 87 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.55%) Intranet
5 24 (0.43%) Network Security
6 21 (0.37%) LDAP
7 19 (0.34%) DNS
8 18 (0.32%) Wireless
9 16 (0.28%) Bluetooth
9 16 (0.28%) SNMP
9 16 (0.28%) DHCP
9 16 (0.28%) Ethernet
9 16 (0.28%) FTP
10 14 (0.25%) VoIP
11 11 (0.20%) Firewall
12 10 (0.18%) ZigBee
12 10 (0.18%) WAN
13 9 (0.16%) GSM
13 9 (0.16%) LAN
13 9 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2300 (40.84%) SQL Server
2 397 (7.05%) MySQL
3 364 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 244 (4.33%) Relational Database
5 207 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 173 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 161 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 160 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 142 (2.52%) NoSQL
10 110 (1.95%) MongoDB
11 99 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 91 (1.62%) Big Data
13 74 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
14 55 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 46 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
16 44 (0.78%) RavenDB
16 44 (0.78%) Oracle Database
17 42 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 41 (0.73%) Redis
19 40 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 692 (12.29%) Visual Studio
2 382 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 299 (5.31%) NUnit
4 294 (5.22%) Git (software)
5 232 (4.12%) Subversion
6 109 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 105 (1.86%) Maven
8 104 (1.85%) JIRA
9 101 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
9 101 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 100 (1.78%) Eclipse
11 95 (1.69%) Selenium
12 92 (1.63%) JUnit
13 63 (1.12%) Moq
14 61 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 58 (1.03%) ReSharper
16 42 (0.75%) Ant
16 42 (0.75%) WebDriver
17 40 (0.71%) Hudson
18 35 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 837 (14.86%) Finance
2 240 (4.26%) Retail
3 179 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 151 (2.68%) Banking
5 134 (2.38%) Automotive
6 129 (2.29%) Marketing
7 124 (2.20%) Games
8 94 (1.67%) Aerospace
9 72 (1.28%) Back Office
10 71 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 71 (1.26%) Advertising
11 64 (1.14%) Electronics
12 46 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 44 (0.78%) Front Office
14 41 (0.73%) Publishing
15 36 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.59%) Law
17 29 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 19 (0.34%) Legal
19 12 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3330 (59.13%) .NET
2 2218 (39.38%) ASP.NET
3 2179 (38.69%) HTML
4 1751 (31.09%) CSS
5 1094 (19.42%) jQuery
6 942 (16.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 941 (16.71%) XML
8 831 (14.75%) .NET Framework
9 728 (12.93%) Web Services
10 675 (11.99%) WCF
11 643 (11.42%) HTML5
12 539 (9.57%) Ajax
13 483 (8.58%) WPF
14 457 (8.11%) Entity Framework
15 368 (6.53%) WinForms
16 327 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 324 (5.75%) AngularJS
18 300 (5.33%) LINQ
19 291 (5.17%) CSS3
20 286 (5.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 790 (14.03%) Computer Science
2 323 (5.74%) Mathematics
3 310 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 250 (4.44%) Open Source
5 239 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 187 (3.32%) Algorithms
7 179 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
8 162 (2.88%) Physics
9 108 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 107 (1.90%) User Experience
11 91 (1.62%) N-Tier
12 82 (1.46%) Visualisation
13 51 (0.91%) Hedge funds
14 48 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 44 (0.78%) Management Information System
16 41 (0.73%) Social Media
17 37 (0.66%) GIS
18 36 (0.64%) Derivative
18 36 (0.64%) Digital Media
19 35 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1003 (17.81%) Windows
2 798 (14.17%) Linux
3 263 (4.67%) Android
4 259 (4.60%) UNIX
5 228 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.51%) Windows 8
7 28 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
8 25 (0.44%) Solaris
9 20 (0.36%) Windows Phone
9 20 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 11 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.20%) BlackBerry OS
12 9 (0.16%) Windows CE
12 9 (0.16%) AIX
13 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.11%) FreeBSD
15 6 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2032 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1662 (29.51%) MVC
3 1486 (26.38%) Software Engineering
4 1320 (23.44%) OO
5 817 (14.51%) TDD
6 755 (13.41%) Scrum
7 491 (8.72%) OOP
8 431 (7.65%) Unit Testing
9 422 (7.49%) OOD
10 399 (7.08%) Web Development
11 365 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
12 271 (4.81%) Multithreading
13 254 (4.51%) E-Commerce
14 252 (4.47%) UML
15 249 (4.42%) BDD
16 234 (4.15%) Mentoring
17 179 (3.18%) Project Management
18 142 (2.52%) Mobile Development
19 140 (2.49%) Android Development
19 140 (2.49%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3832 (68.04%) C#
2 2375 (42.17%) JavaScript
3 2293 (40.71%) SQL
4 1589 (28.21%) Java
5 1181 (20.97%) C++
6 744 (13.21%) VB.NET
7 621 (11.03%) T-SQL
8 508 (9.02%) PHP
9 425 (7.55%) C
10 399 (7.08%) Python
11 309 (5.49%) VB
12 193 (3.43%) Ruby
13 146 (2.59%) VB6
14 116 (2.06%) Perl
15 98 (1.74%) Groovy
16 94 (1.67%) VBA
17 89 (1.58%) PL/SQL
18 79 (1.40%) Scala
19 77 (1.37%) Objective-C
20 57 (1.01%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1549 (27.50%) Degree
2 117 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 102 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (1.28%) PhD
5 44 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 34 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 20 (0.36%) 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 8 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.12%) ISEB
14 6 (0.11%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.11%) MCP
15 5 (0.089%) MCAD
15 5 (0.089%) MCTS
16 3 (0.053%) CSSLP
17 2 (0.036%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (4.83%) QA
2 37 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.28%) SLA
5 10 (0.18%) TickIT
6 9 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.11%) HL7
8 4 (0.071%) COBIT
9 2 (0.036%) WCAG
9 2 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.018%) GAMP
10 1 (0.018%) DICOM
10 1 (0.018%) JTAG
10 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.018%) Section 508
System Software
1 53 (0.94%) Firmware
2 26 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.28%) iptables
5 14 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.14%) Docker
7 6 (0.11%) qmail
8 5 (0.089%) Xen
8 5 (0.089%) LXC
8 5 (0.089%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 5 (0.089%) KVM
9 4 (0.071%) vSphere
10 3 (0.053%) Varnish
11 2 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.036%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (0.37%) Puppet
2 16 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.14%) Nagios
5 6 (0.11%) Zenoss
5 6 (0.11%) yum
5 6 (0.11%) StatsD
6 5 (0.089%) logstash
6 5 (0.089%) Kibana
6 5 (0.089%) Mesos
6 5 (0.089%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.053%) Control-M
8 2 (0.036%) Opsview
9 1 (0.018%) Graphite
9 1 (0.018%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.018%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1215 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 467 (8.29%) Oracle
3 94 (1.67%) Google
4 72 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (0.89%) Twitter
6 46 (0.82%) Xamarin
7 41 (0.73%) Sybase
8 40 (0.71%) TOWER Software
9 39 (0.69%) IBM
9 39 (0.69%) Endeca
10 34 (0.60%) Adobe
10 34 (0.60%) Apple
10 34 (0.60%) Telerik
11 33 (0.59%) Zend
11 33 (0.59%) Red Hat
12 27 (0.48%) DevExpress
13 23 (0.41%) RedPrairie
14 19 (0.34%) VMware
14 19 (0.34%) SAP
14 19 (0.34%) Facebook
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 28 days holiday + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CDK Global
Salary: Negotiable salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Krooter
Salary: £20,000 - 24,999 per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum Depending on level of experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago