The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 11 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.21% 3.13% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 3.38% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
189 148 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 99.47% 92.50% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 162 119 178
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Halifax region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Halifax

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Halifax

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 40 (97.56%) C#
1 40 (97.56%) Web Services
1 40 (97.56%) XML
2 39 (95.12%) Software Engineering
3 37 (90.24%) SQL
4 33 (80.49%) Project Management
5 32 (78.05%) .NET
6 21 (51.22%) SOAP
7 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
7 20 (48.78%) UDDI
7 20 (48.78%) WSDL
7 20 (48.78%) MVC
8 16 (39.02%) VB
9 14 (34.15%) Oracle
9 14 (34.15%) Visual Studio
10 13 (31.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.07%) VB6
12 6 (14.63%) WCF
13 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
14 4 (9.76%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
14 4 (9.76%) Finance
15 3 (7.32%) IIS
15 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
16 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
17 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (7.32%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Visual Studio
2 13 (31.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) Web Services
1 40 (97.56%) XML
2 32 (78.05%) .NET
3 21 (51.22%) SOAP
4 20 (48.78%) UDDI
4 20 (48.78%) WSDL
5 6 (14.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Software Engineering
2 33 (80.49%) Project Management
3 20 (48.78%) MVC
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) C#
2 37 (90.24%) SQL
3 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (39.02%) VB
5 7 (17.07%) VB6
6 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) COBOL
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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