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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 19 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.73% 3.28% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.77% 3.55% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 10
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
193 169 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 99.48% 92.35% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 165 129 196
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £54,000
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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) Web Services
1 38 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
3 33 (86.84%) Project Management
4 26 (68.42%) .NET
5 17 (44.74%) SOAP
5 17 (44.74%) VB
5 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
5 17 (44.74%) MVC
5 17 (44.74%) UDDI
5 17 (44.74%) WSDL
6 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
6 15 (39.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (39.47%) Oracle
7 5 (13.16%) VB6
7 5 (13.16%) WCF
8 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.89%) Finance
10 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
10 1 (2.63%) IIS
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.63%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
1 15 (39.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) Web Services
1 38 (100.00%) XML
2 26 (68.42%) .NET
3 17 (44.74%) SOAP
3 17 (44.74%) UDDI
3 17 (44.74%) WSDL
4 5 (13.16%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 33 (86.84%) Project Management
3 17 (44.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (97.37%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) VB
3 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) VB6
5 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle