The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 45 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.10% 0.58% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 0.61% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £33,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.96%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
350 163 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.86% 95.32% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 290 123 157
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Developer
West Yorkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) VB
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (25.00%) VB6
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) COBOL
8 2 (12.50%) WCF
9 1 (6.25%) LINQ
9 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.25%) Web Development
9 1 (6.25%) Finance
9 1 (6.25%) Advertising
9 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) Java

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VB
2 4 (25.00%) VB6
3 3 (18.75%) COBOL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
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