The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Letchworth 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 14 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 5.88% 7.14% 41.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 7.53% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 19
Average salary £35,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £32,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Software Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Letchworth 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
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
31 93 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 91.18% 94.90% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 84 46
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Letchworth

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Letchworth

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) ATDD
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) MFC
2 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) STL
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) ATDD
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) OpenUP
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA