The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 39 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 43 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.81% 6.02% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 6.18% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 27
Average salary £33,250 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 647 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.68% 97.44% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 568 555 468
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Software Developer
West Midlands

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -4 9 £32,500 - 1
Stafford -4 8 £37,500 -9.09%
Lichfield -7 6 £30,000 -
Tamworth +6 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Cannock +10 2 £40,000 +22.13%
Burton-upon-Trent -12 1 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 59 (90.77%) .NET
2 48 (73.85%) SQL
3 43 (66.15%) SQL Server
4 38 (58.46%) ASP.NET
5 37 (56.92%) C#
6 32 (49.23%) Windows
7 29 (44.62%) VB.NET
8 22 (33.85%) .NET Framework
9 21 (32.31%) WinForms
10 17 (26.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (26.15%) jQuery
11 16 (24.62%) Relational Database
11 16 (24.62%) WCF
11 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio
12 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
13 14 (21.54%) HTML
13 14 (21.54%) Oracle
14 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
14 13 (20.00%) Web Services
15 12 (18.46%) WPF
15 12 (18.46%) Degree
15 12 (18.46%) Information Management
16 11 (16.92%) OO
17 10 (15.38%) SOA
17 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
17 10 (15.38%) WF
17 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (13.85%) Oracle Forms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.54%) SAS
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (66.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) Relational Database
3 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.08%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Moq
4 1 (1.54%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) NetAdvantage
4 1 (1.54%) NUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 17 (26.15%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (90.77%) .NET
2 38 (58.46%) ASP.NET
3 22 (33.85%) .NET Framework
4 21 (32.31%) WinForms
5 17 (26.15%) jQuery
6 16 (24.62%) WCF
7 14 (21.54%) HTML
8 13 (20.00%) Web Services
9 12 (18.46%) WPF
10 10 (15.38%) WF
10 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (13.85%) CSS
12 7 (10.77%) XSL
13 4 (6.15%) XML
13 4 (6.15%) HTML5
13 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (4.62%) REST
14 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (4.62%) Silverlight
15 2 (3.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) SCADA
2 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) Information Management
3 11 (16.92%) OO
4 10 (15.38%) SOA
4 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Web Development
6 7 (10.77%) MVC
7 6 (9.23%) TDD
7 6 (9.23%) OOP
8 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Scrum
10 2 (3.08%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (1.54%) Workflow
11 1 (1.54%) CRM
11 1 (1.54%) OOD
11 1 (1.54%) Refactoring
11 1 (1.54%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (1.54%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.54%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) SQL
2 37 (56.92%) C#
3 29 (44.62%) VB.NET
4 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.69%) C++
6 5 (7.69%) COBOL
7 4 (6.15%) Java
7 4 (6.15%) VB
8 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 3 (4.62%) VB6
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.54%) Sage
4 1 (1.54%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.54%) Perforce
Burton-On-Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Based in Birmingham, West Midlands (B3) -...
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Salary: £35 - 45k + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago