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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 16 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.93% 11.43% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.43% 11.49% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
159 174 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.64% 99.43% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 120 163 92
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015, 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 26 (72.22%) C#
1 26 (72.22%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) Web Services
2 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
3 24 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (66.67%) XML
3 24 (66.67%) Oracle
3 24 (66.67%) SQL
3 24 (66.67%) VB
3 24 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 24 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 24 (66.67%) Project Management
4 10 (27.78%) Banking
4 10 (27.78%) Retail
4 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 8 (22.22%) WCF
5 8 (22.22%) WPF
6 6 (16.67%) Windows
7 5 (13.89%) Linux
7 5 (13.89%) ClearCase
7 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) UNIX
7 5 (13.89%) ClearQuest
7 5 (13.89%) IBM
7 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
7 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 24 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 24 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.89%) ClearCase
2 5 (13.89%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (27.78%) Banking
1 10 (27.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) Web Services
3 24 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) WCF
4 8 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) CSS
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Cocoa
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
2 24 (66.67%) Project Management
3 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
5 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 24 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) Google