The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 41 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.81% 4.86% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 4.97% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 18
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,600 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,700 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
575 704 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.36% 97.78% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 509 565 493
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £19,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 10 £32,500 -
Stafford -7 5 £20,000 -37.50%
Stoke-on-Trent +8 4 £30,000 -11.76%
Cannock +13 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 30 (73.17%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 25 (60.98%) C#
3 18 (43.90%) SQL
4 14 (34.15%) REST
5 13 (31.71%) HTML
5 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
5 13 (31.71%) Web Services
5 13 (31.71%) WinForms
6 12 (29.27%) Back Office
6 12 (29.27%) CSS
6 12 (29.27%) SOAP
6 12 (29.27%) VB
6 12 (29.27%) JSON
6 12 (29.27%) jQuery
7 11 (26.83%) XML
8 10 (24.39%) N-Tier
8 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
9 9 (21.95%) Ajax
10 8 (19.51%) VB.NET
10 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
10 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
11 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.07%) PHP
11 7 (17.07%) MySQL
11 7 (17.07%) DHTML
11 7 (17.07%) Linux
11 7 (17.07%) MVC
12 6 (14.63%) OO
12 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL CLR
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Moq
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 12 (29.27%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (73.17%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) REST
3 13 (31.71%) HTML
3 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 13 (31.71%) Web Services
3 13 (31.71%) WinForms
4 12 (29.27%) CSS
4 12 (29.27%) SOAP
4 12 (29.27%) JSON
4 12 (29.27%) jQuery
5 11 (26.83%) XML
6 9 (21.95%) Ajax
7 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
8 7 (17.07%) DHTML
9 4 (9.76%) WCF
9 4 (9.76%) HTML5
10 3 (7.32%) CSS3
10 3 (7.32%) WPF
10 3 (7.32%) COM+
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.07%) MVC
3 6 (14.63%) OO
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.32%) SDLC
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) SOA
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.44%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.44%) Functional Programming
8 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) Web Development
8 1 (2.44%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) VB
4 8 (19.51%) VB.NET
4 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
5 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.07%) PHP
6 3 (7.32%) COBOL
7 2 (4.88%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) VB6
7 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.44%) Clojure
8 1 (2.44%) Scala
8 1 (2.44%) F#
8 1 (2.44%) Haskell
8 1 (2.44%) Erlang
8 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
Staffordshire
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 90k per year
Posted: 7 days ago