The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 23 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 10.74% 0.74% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.81% 0.79% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £38,501 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans 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
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
148 127 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 99.33% 93.38% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 148 74 126
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Software Developer
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in St Albans

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 15 (88.24%) Computer Science
2 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 15 (88.24%) OO
2 15 (88.24%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) C#
3 14 (82.35%) C++
3 14 (82.35%) UNIX
3 14 (82.35%) C
3 14 (82.35%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) Python
3 14 (82.35%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Finance

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 1 (5.88%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) RavenDB
1 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
2 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) UNIX
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 15 (88.24%) OO
3 14 (82.35%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) CQRS
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) C++
2 14 (82.35%) Python
2 14 (82.35%) C
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £24000 per annum
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