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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 9 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 10.53% 3.26% 22.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.76% 3.31% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 14
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% +20.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
34 181 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 89.47% 98.37% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 169 61
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) C++

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
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%) MFC
2 1 (16.67%) STL
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
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