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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 23 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.00% 4.39% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 4.50% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
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
112 200 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 93.33% 97.56% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 93 111 107
Average salary £38,000 £33,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford +3 4 £25,500 -27.14%
Shrewsbury +1 1 £40,000 -
Ludlow - 1 £41,500 -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
5 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
5 1 (16.67%) Typemock
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) MCAD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCAD
3 1 (16.67%) MCSD
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Typemock
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com