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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 11 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 11.76% 7.41% 9.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.76% 7.55% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
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
51 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 100.00% 98.15% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 32
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) COBOL
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) SCADA
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (12.50%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Automotive
8 1 (6.25%) WinForms
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Moq
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (31.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Dojo
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) SCADA
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) COBOL
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benfits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus scheme
Posted: 9 days ago