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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 24 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 12.71% - 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.22% - 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
174 59 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 96.13% 89.39% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 165 53 171
Average salary £50,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.93% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (86.67%) Multithreading
3 37 (82.22%) OO
3 37 (82.22%) Degree
3 37 (82.22%) Computer Science
4 31 (68.89%) Algorithms
4 31 (68.89%) Python
4 31 (68.89%) C++
4 31 (68.89%) Java
4 31 (68.89%) UNIX
4 31 (68.89%) Linux
4 31 (68.89%) C
5 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 14 (31.11%) HTML
5 14 (31.11%) .NET
5 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
5 14 (31.11%) CSS
5 14 (31.11%) Web Development
5 14 (31.11%) MVC
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.11%) TDD
5 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (31.11%) HTML5
5 14 (31.11%) CSS3
5 14 (31.11%) NUnit
5 14 (31.11%) TeamCity
6 10 (22.22%) Windows
7 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
7 8 (17.78%) SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (13.33%) RavenDB
1 6 (13.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) NUnit
1 14 (31.11%) TeamCity
2 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.33%) MSTest
3 6 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) HTML
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
1 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
1 14 (31.11%) CSS
1 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 14 (31.11%) HTML5
1 14 (31.11%) CSS3
2 8 (17.78%) WebSockets
2 8 (17.78%) WCF
2 8 (17.78%) Silverlight
2 8 (17.78%) jQuery
2 8 (17.78%) XML
2 8 (17.78%) XSLT
2 8 (17.78%) Ajax
3 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 6 (13.33%) RESTful
3 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (8.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (82.22%) Computer Science
2 31 (68.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) UNIX
1 31 (68.89%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (86.67%) Multithreading
3 37 (82.22%) OO
4 14 (31.11%) MVC
4 14 (31.11%) Web Development
4 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) TDD
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) OOD
5 8 (17.78%) SOA
5 8 (17.78%) Low Latency
6 6 (13.33%) BDD
6 6 (13.33%) CQRS
6 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (68.89%) C++
2 31 (68.89%) Java
2 31 (68.89%) Python
2 31 (68.89%) C
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) Objective-C
5 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (82.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft