The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 24 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.00% 0.82% 8.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 0.82% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 - £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 122 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 100.00% 100.00% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 94 68 140
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Shropshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 2 £33,250 -
Ludlow - 1 £42,000 -
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) WPF
4 4 (36.36%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Apex Code
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
6 2 (18.18%) Visualforce
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 4 (36.36%) WinForms
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Visualforce
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Apex Code
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCAD
3 1 (9.09%) MCSD
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) Typemock