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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 14 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 13.64% 9.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 13.64% 9.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
44 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 100.00% 97.67% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 32
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
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 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 22 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Stafford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) COBOL
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Mathematics
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (7.69%) MVC
8 1 (7.69%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Automotive
8 1 (7.69%) WinForms
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Retail
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (7.69%) HTML
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.69%) PHP
8 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Moq
1 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) COBOL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Stafford, West Midlands
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago