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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 19 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 11.48% 10.23% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.73% 10.71% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 2
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
179 168 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 97.81% 95.45% 99.49%
Number of salaries quoted 141 149 160
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) C#
3 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (39.29%) Subversion
4 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
6 8 (28.57%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) VB
6 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (25.00%) VB6
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) MySQL
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) PHP
8 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 6 (21.43%) JIRA
8 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 6 (21.43%) PHP5
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (17.86%) Ajax
9 5 (17.86%) OO
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) IIS
10 4 (14.29%) OOD
10 4 (14.29%) Web Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (25.00%) MySQL
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Subversion
2 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Firebug
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
4 8 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 5 (17.86%) Ajax
7 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (10.71%) SOAP
8 3 (10.71%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) XHTML
9 2 (7.14%) REST
9 2 (7.14%) MSMQ
9 2 (7.14%) WCF
9 2 (7.14%) WPF
9 2 (7.14%) LINQ
10 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
10 1 (3.57%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) OOD
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) Content Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
3 8 (28.57%) VB
4 7 (25.00%) VB6
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) PHP
5 6 (21.43%) PHP5
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Sencha