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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 18 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.11% 0.79% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.17% 0.87% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
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
177 115 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 99.44% 90.55% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 164 96 148
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) XML
3 22 (81.48%) C#
3 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
4 19 (70.37%) Web Services
5 16 (59.26%) SQL
5 16 (59.26%) Project Management
6 15 (55.56%) MVC
7 13 (48.15%) SOAP
8 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 12 (44.44%) UDDI
8 12 (44.44%) WSDL
9 7 (25.93%) VB
9 7 (25.93%) VB6
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 5 (18.52%) COBOL
11 5 (18.52%) UNIX
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
12 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
12 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (11.11%) Oracle
13 3 (11.11%) IIS
13 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
13 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.41%) ReSharper
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) XML
3 19 (70.37%) Web Services
4 13 (48.15%) SOAP
5 12 (44.44%) UDDI
5 12 (44.44%) WSDL
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (7.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 16 (59.26%) Project Management
3 15 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) VB6
4 7 (25.93%) VB
5 5 (18.52%) COBOL
6 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago