The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 13 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 21.52% 18.64% 10.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.52% 20.00% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 5
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Redditch 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
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79 55 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 100.00% 93.22% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 47
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Redditch

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Redditch

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Redditch region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Redditch

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 28 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
3 18 (64.29%) .NET
4 17 (60.71%) VB.NET
4 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
5 16 (57.14%) MySQL
5 16 (57.14%) MVC
5 16 (57.14%) WCF
6 14 (50.00%) OOP
7 13 (46.43%) Internet
8 11 (39.29%) Logistics
8 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
8 11 (39.29%) Oracle
8 11 (39.29%) HTML
8 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
9 8 (28.57%) VB
9 8 (28.57%) Delphi
9 8 (28.57%) MUMPS
9 8 (28.57%) Windows
9 8 (28.57%) IVR
9 8 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
9 8 (28.57%) Retail
10 5 (17.86%) Intranet
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
12 2 (7.14%) Degree
12 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
12 2 (7.14%) HND
12 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Internet
2 5 (17.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) MySQL
3 8 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (57.14%) WCF
4 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) IVR
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) MVC
2 14 (50.00%) OOP
3 11 (39.29%) Logistics
3 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) VB.NET
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
4 8 (28.57%) VB
4 8 (28.57%) Delphi
4 8 (28.57%) MUMPS
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft