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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 55 33 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.00% 5.68% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 5.82% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 11
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
523 567 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.26% 97.59% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 461 492 415
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,150 £60,000
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
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 26 January 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
Burton-upon-Trent +4 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Stafford -3 3 £45,000 +73.07% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -5 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (86.96%) SQL
1 40 (86.96%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET
3 32 (69.57%) C#
4 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
5 27 (58.70%) VB.NET
6 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
7 24 (52.17%) Windows
8 20 (43.48%) HTML
8 20 (43.48%) WinForms
9 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
9 19 (41.30%) WPF
10 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
11 14 (30.43%) LINQ
11 14 (30.43%) Relational Database
12 13 (28.26%) WF
12 13 (28.26%) Dynamics CRM
12 13 (28.26%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
12 13 (28.26%) CRM
12 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
12 13 (28.26%) MS Office
12 13 (28.26%) Workflow
13 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
13 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
14 9 (19.57%) MVC
15 8 (17.39%) XML
15 8 (17.39%) OO
15 8 (17.39%) Web Development
15 8 (17.39%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
1 13 (28.26%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Office
2 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (15.22%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) Big Data
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.22%) NetAdvantage
2 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (15.22%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET
3 20 (43.48%) WinForms
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
4 19 (41.30%) WPF
5 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
6 14 (30.43%) LINQ
7 13 (28.26%) WF
8 8 (17.39%) jQuery
8 8 (17.39%) XML
9 7 (15.22%) CSS
9 7 (15.22%) Silverlight
9 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (10.87%) Web Services
10 5 (10.87%) XSL
11 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (2.17%) CSS3
12 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) SCADA
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) UNIX
3 4 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) CRM
1 13 (28.26%) Workflow
1 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.57%) MVC
3 8 (17.39%) Web Development
3 8 (17.39%) OO
4 7 (15.22%) OOP
5 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) OOD
8 2 (4.35%) TDD
9 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.17%) SOA
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) SQL
2 32 (69.57%) C#
3 27 (58.70%) VB.NET
4 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 7 (15.22%) VB
6 7 (15.22%) VBA
6 7 (15.22%) VB6
7 6 (13.04%) COBOL
8 4 (8.70%) C++
9 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Sage
2 7 (15.22%) Infragistics
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Facebook
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