The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale - - 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale 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
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 13 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 91.30% 92.86% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 12 78
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% +1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £26,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £44,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Rochdale

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft