The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 42 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.20% 1.95% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.98% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 23
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
310 303 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 93.09% 98.38% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 243 262 305
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Peterborough

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 23 (95.83%) C#
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (20.83%) OOD
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
7 5 (20.83%) WinForms
8 4 (16.67%) OOP
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
9 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.50%) WDF
9 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) WinForms
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) WDF
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) XHTML
7 1 (4.17%) XML
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) MVC
1 8 (33.33%) OO
2 7 (29.17%) Multithreading
3 5 (20.83%) OOD
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
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