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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 41 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 6.86% 6.21% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 6.37% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
203 157 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 99.51% 97.52% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 186 155 81
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 31 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 26 (92.86%) C#
2 24 (85.71%) .NET
3 23 (82.14%) ASP.NET
3 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 23 (82.14%) SQL
4 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (75.00%) TDD
5 21 (75.00%) Scrum
6 20 (71.43%) MVC
6 20 (71.43%) AngularJS
7 18 (64.29%) Windows
8 17 (60.71%) OO
8 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
8 17 (60.71%) .NET Framework
9 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (53.57%) Entity Framework
9 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
10 14 (50.00%) OOP
11 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (28.57%) HTML5
12 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
12 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
12 8 (28.57%) HTML
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle
13 7 (25.00%) TeamCity
13 7 (25.00%) Degree
14 6 (21.43%) Ajax

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (21.43%) NUnit
3 6 (21.43%) Selenium
4 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
7 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) ASP.NET
3 20 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 17 (60.71%) .NET Framework
5 15 (53.57%) Entity Framework
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (28.57%) HTML5
7 8 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) Ajax
8 6 (21.43%) WCF
8 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
8 6 (21.43%) jQuery
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) CSS3
8 6 (21.43%) WebSockets
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (10.71%) SignalR
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Physics
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) TDD
2 21 (75.00%) Scrum
3 20 (71.43%) MVC
4 17 (60.71%) OO
5 14 (50.00%) OOP
6 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 6 (21.43%) Low Latency
7 6 (21.43%) OOD
8 4 (14.29%) Coaching
9 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
9 3 (10.71%) Web Development
9 3 (10.71%) SOA
10 2 (7.14%) Analytics
11 1 (3.57%) Web Design
11 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
11 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 23 (82.14%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
4 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Objective-C
6 4 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) C
7 2 (7.14%) C++
7 2 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) New Relic
4 1 (3.57%) Telerik
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago