The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 23 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 3.90% 13.33% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 13.33% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Software Developer
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stafford 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
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 97.40% 100.00% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 54 37 34
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Stafford

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Stafford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) COBOL
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) JSON

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) SEO
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Stafford, Staffordshire
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