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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 100 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2792 2966 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.83% 3.06% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 3.23% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2508 2677 2846
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -10 738 £40,000 - 99
London 0 580 £50,000 -4.76% 73
East of England +3 312 £40,000 +2.56% 57
Yorkshire +8 278 £36,000 - 47
South West -18 255 £35,000 - 31
West Midlands -7 203 £35,000 +7.69% 30
North West -33 202 £37,500 +7.14% 64
East Midlands +15 180 £35,000 -7.89% 16
North East +2 56 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
UK

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3804 (69.53%) C#
2 3276 (59.88%) .NET
3 2317 (42.35%) SQL Server
4 2299 (42.02%) JavaScript
5 2185 (39.94%) ASP.NET
6 2183 (39.90%) SQL
7 2107 (38.51%) HTML
8 1921 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
9 1666 (30.45%) CSS
10 1611 (29.45%) MVC
11 1502 (27.45%) Java
12 1497 (27.36%) Degree
13 1429 (26.12%) Software Engineering
14 1267 (23.16%) OO
15 1234 (22.56%) Microsoft
16 1183 (21.62%) C++
17 1029 (18.81%) jQuery
18 954 (17.44%) XML
19 931 (17.02%) Windows
20 890 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
21 838 (15.32%) .NET Framework
22 822 (15.02%) Computer Science
23 812 (14.84%) VB.NET
24 808 (14.77%) Finance
25 741 (13.54%) TDD
26 733 (13.40%) Visual Studio
27 727 (13.29%) Web Services
28 710 (12.98%) Linux
29 689 (12.59%) Scrum
30 667 (12.19%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 239 (4.37%) IIS
2 208 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 110 (2.01%) Node.js
4 100 (1.83%) Apache
5 76 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 65 (1.19%) Confluence
7 53 (0.97%) CMS
8 41 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 40 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 39 (0.71%) JBoss
11 33 (0.60%) Umbraco
12 28 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 25 (0.46%) GlassFish
14 24 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.44%) Apache Solr
15 23 (0.42%) NServiceBus
16 21 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (0.35%) nginx
18 18 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
18 18 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 567 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 100 (1.83%) MS Office
3 29 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.16%) Mingle
7 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.11%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.091%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.091%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.073%) Revit
11 3 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.018%) Simulink
13 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 51 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.13%) Line 500
3 6 (0.11%) Magento
4 5 (0.091%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.055%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.037%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.037%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.037%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.018%) Line 100
8 1 (0.018%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.018%) Bond Adapt
8 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.018%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.018%) Summit
8 1 (0.018%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.018%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 131 (2.39%) SaaS
2 66 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (0.86%) GitHub
4 33 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (0.37%) Force.com
7 6 (0.11%) PaaS
7 6 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.073%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.018%) Trello
10 1 (0.018%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.018%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 146 (2.67%) Internet
2 83 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 66 (1.21%) HTTP
4 46 (0.84%) Intranet
5 26 (0.48%) LDAP
6 23 (0.42%) Wireless
7 17 (0.31%) Network Security
7 17 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 17 (0.31%) GPRS
8 16 (0.29%) Bluetooth
9 15 (0.27%) FTP
9 15 (0.27%) SNMP
10 13 (0.24%) DNS
10 13 (0.24%) GSM
11 12 (0.22%) Firewall
11 12 (0.22%) SMTP
11 12 (0.22%) SSL
12 10 (0.18%) VoIP
13 9 (0.16%) ZigBee
13 9 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2317 (42.35%) SQL Server
2 380 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 357 (6.53%) MySQL
4 246 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 203 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 172 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 150 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 146 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 121 (2.21%) NoSQL
9 121 (2.21%) Big Data
10 95 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
11 85 (1.55%) MongoDB
12 72 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 71 (1.30%) RDBMS
14 65 (1.19%) RavenDB
15 59 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
16 53 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 49 (0.90%) Hadoop
18 35 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
19 30 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 733 (13.40%) Visual Studio
2 387 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 339 (6.20%) NUnit
4 297 (5.43%) Git (software)
5 232 (4.24%) Subversion
6 148 (2.71%) Rhino Mocks
7 109 (1.99%) TeamCity
8 103 (1.88%) JIRA
9 96 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 95 (1.74%) Maven
10 95 (1.74%) Eclipse
11 92 (1.68%) Jenkins
12 90 (1.65%) Moq
13 87 (1.59%) Selenium
14 82 (1.50%) JUnit
15 78 (1.43%) ReSharper
16 57 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 53 (0.97%) WATIR
18 49 (0.90%) NCrunch
19 43 (0.79%) MSTest
General
1 808 (14.77%) Finance
2 248 (4.53%) Retail
3 172 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 172 (3.14%) Banking
4 120 (2.19%) Marketing
5 100 (1.83%) Automotive
6 98 (1.79%) Games
7 86 (1.57%) Back Office
8 78 (1.43%) Aerospace
9 58 (1.06%) Advertising
10 51 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 51 (0.93%) Front Office
11 49 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 48 (0.88%) Electronics
13 35 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 32 (0.58%) Law
15 30 (0.55%) Publishing
16 22 (0.40%) Legal
17 17 (0.31%) Multimedia
18 14 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3276 (59.88%) .NET
2 2185 (39.94%) ASP.NET
3 2107 (38.51%) HTML
4 1666 (30.45%) CSS
5 1029 (18.81%) jQuery
6 954 (17.44%) XML
7 890 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 838 (15.32%) .NET Framework
9 727 (13.29%) Web Services
10 667 (12.19%) WCF
11 564 (10.31%) HTML5
12 522 (9.54%) Ajax
13 506 (9.25%) WPF
14 470 (8.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 351 (6.42%) WinForms
16 327 (5.98%) LINQ
17 313 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 298 (5.45%) SOAP
19 280 (5.12%) AngularJS
19 280 (5.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 822 (15.02%) Computer Science
2 365 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 288 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 224 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 223 (4.08%) Open Source
6 204 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
7 171 (3.13%) Algorithms
8 158 (2.89%) Physics
9 121 (2.21%) Client/Server
10 120 (2.19%) User Experience
11 105 (1.92%) N-Tier
12 71 (1.30%) Visualisation
13 62 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 44 (0.80%) GIS
15 40 (0.73%) Social Media
16 37 (0.68%) NHS
17 36 (0.66%) Data Structures
17 36 (0.66%) Data Integration
18 34 (0.62%) Derivative
19 32 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 931 (17.02%) Windows
2 710 (12.98%) Linux
3 273 (4.99%) UNIX
4 241 (4.41%) Android
5 209 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.57%) Windows 8
7 28 (0.51%) Solaris
8 26 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 25 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
10 18 (0.33%) BlackBerry OS
11 16 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.26%) AIX
12 14 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
13 13 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.24%) Debian
14 11 (0.20%) HPUX
15 8 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.13%) Windows CE
17 6 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1921 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1611 (29.45%) MVC
3 1429 (26.12%) Software Engineering
4 1267 (23.16%) OO
5 741 (13.54%) TDD
6 689 (12.59%) Scrum
7 467 (8.54%) OOP
8 445 (8.13%) OOD
9 405 (7.40%) Unit Testing
10 385 (7.04%) Web Development
11 303 (5.54%) Multithreading
12 289 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
13 262 (4.79%) BDD
14 260 (4.75%) Mentoring
15 251 (4.59%) E-Commerce
16 211 (3.86%) UML
17 188 (3.44%) Project Management
18 151 (2.76%) Pair Programming
19 128 (2.34%) Android Development
20 121 (2.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3804 (69.53%) C#
2 2299 (42.02%) JavaScript
3 2183 (39.90%) SQL
4 1502 (27.45%) Java
5 1183 (21.62%) C++
6 812 (14.84%) VB.NET
7 583 (10.66%) T-SQL
8 438 (8.01%) PHP
9 422 (7.71%) C
10 330 (6.03%) VB
11 317 (5.79%) Python
12 190 (3.47%) Ruby
13 170 (3.11%) VB6
14 113 (2.07%) Perl
15 89 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 79 (1.44%) Scala
17 73 (1.33%) VBA
18 71 (1.30%) Delphi
19 67 (1.22%) Groovy
20 61 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1497 (27.36%) Degree
2 119 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 104 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 84 (1.54%) PhD
5 40 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 27 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.33%) MCSD
7 18 (0.33%) MCPD
8 17 (0.31%) HND
9 14 (0.26%) MCP
10 11 (0.20%) MCTS
11 9 (0.16%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.16%) Postgraduate
11 9 (0.16%) OCPJP
11 9 (0.16%) OCMJD
12 6 (0.11%) MCSE
12 6 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.073%) MCITP
14 3 (0.055%) CSSLP
15 2 (0.037%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (4.04%) QA
2 33 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.33%) SLA
4 17 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.16%) GAMP
6 8 (0.15%) TickIT
7 7 (0.13%) HL7
8 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 4 (0.073%) WCAG
9 4 (0.073%) COBIT
10 2 (0.037%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.018%) DICOM
11 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.018%) JTAG
11 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.018%) Section 508
System Software
1 30 (0.55%) Firmware
2 29 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.11%) qmail
6 5 (0.091%) Samba
7 2 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.037%) Varnish
7 2 (0.037%) vSphere
7 2 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.018%) HDFS
8 1 (0.018%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (0.55%) Puppet
2 17 (0.31%) logstash
3 16 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.26%) Graphite
5 9 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.15%) Nagios
7 7 (0.13%) StatsD
8 6 (0.11%) Zenoss
8 6 (0.11%) yum
9 5 (0.091%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.091%) Kibana
10 2 (0.037%) Opsview
10 2 (0.037%) Control-M
11 1 (0.018%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.018%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1234 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 479 (8.76%) Oracle
3 74 (1.35%) Google
4 59 (1.08%) Endeca
5 56 (1.02%) Twitter
6 54 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 48 (0.88%) RedPrairie
8 44 (0.80%) Telerik
9 38 (0.69%) Zend
10 35 (0.64%) Adobe
10 35 (0.64%) Xamarin
11 34 (0.62%) IBM
12 32 (0.58%) Apple
13 28 (0.51%) Red Hat
14 26 (0.48%) TOWER Software
15 24 (0.44%) Sybase
16 23 (0.42%) Facebook
17 18 (0.33%) Business Objects
17 18 (0.33%) DevExpress
18 17 (0.31%) VMware
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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