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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 39 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 3.60% 13.29% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 13.38% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 1
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
135 142 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 97.12% 99.30% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 125 135 75
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) OOD
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) WebSockets
4 5 (50.00%) Release Management
4 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) Multithreading

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) NUnit
1 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) SignalR
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (50.00%) OOD
2 5 (50.00%) Release Management
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) CQRS
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle