The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Salford 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 17 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 5.88% - 13.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.56% - 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Average salary £32,500 - £37,500
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 Salford 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
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
61 58 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 89.71% 95.08% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 44
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 Salford

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Salford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) ERP
3 4 (36.36%) Scala
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) Play Framework
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) DOM
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) Windows

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Hazelcast
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) CSS3
2 4 (36.36%) Play Framework
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) DOM
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) J2SE
4 2 (18.18%) JMS
4 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
4 2 (18.18%) SAX
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Grails
4 2 (18.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat