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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 10 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 11.76% 2.45% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.12% 2.48% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +52.54%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
33 161 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 97.06% 98.77% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 147 76
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £45,500
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 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
5 3 (37.50%) OWASP
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) JUnit
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
3 3 (37.50%) OWASP
3 3 (37.50%) ATDD
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB