The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 21 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.94% - 6.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% - 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £28,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 - £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 - £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 84 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.06% 96.55% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 66 55 107
Average salary £35,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 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 -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) WPF
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) WinForms
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (22.22%) Intranet
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
3 1 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) WinForms
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCAD
3 1 (11.11%) MCSD
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Typemock