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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 18 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 3.61% 4.90% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 5.04% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Software Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield 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
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
77 139 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 92.77% 97.20% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 65 85 164
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (23.08%) PHP5
8 3 (23.08%) WCF
8 3 (23.08%) WPF
8 3 (23.08%) LINQ
8 3 (23.08%) Subversion
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) JIRA
8 3 (23.08%) REST
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) UML
8 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) PHP
8 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (23.08%) VBA
8 3 (23.08%) SOAP
8 3 (23.08%) MSMQ

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) NUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) MSMQ
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) WPF
4 3 (23.08%) LINQ
4 3 (23.08%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) VBA
2 3 (23.08%) PHP5
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA