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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 39 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.58% 3.84% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 3.89% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 7
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
598 566 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.71% 98.78% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 543 455 461
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £34,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £57,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 -13 8 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Stafford -8 4 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +1 3 £42,500 +23.18%
Cannock - 2 £27,500 -
Lichfield - 2 £32,500 -
Uttoxeter - 2 £45,000 -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (76.92%) .NET
2 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
3 25 (64.10%) C#
4 21 (53.85%) SQL
5 17 (43.59%) HTML
6 16 (41.03%) WinForms
7 15 (38.46%) VB
7 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 14 (35.90%) XML
9 13 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 11 (28.21%) JSON
10 11 (28.21%) jQuery
10 11 (28.21%) CSS
10 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
10 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
10 11 (28.21%) MVC
11 10 (25.64%) Back Office
11 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.64%) REST
12 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
12 9 (23.08%) N-Tier
13 8 (20.51%) SOAP
13 8 (20.51%) Web Services
13 8 (20.51%) Windows
13 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
13 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
13 8 (20.51%) Ajax
14 7 (17.95%) LINQ
14 7 (17.95%) DHTML
14 7 (17.95%) MySQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (12.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (12.82%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) MS Access
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.82%) NetAdvantage
2 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (12.82%) LLBLGen Pro
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Moq
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 10 (25.64%) Back Office
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) HTML
3 16 (41.03%) WinForms
4 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 14 (35.90%) XML
6 13 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 11 (28.21%) JSON
7 11 (28.21%) jQuery
7 11 (28.21%) CSS
8 10 (25.64%) REST
9 8 (20.51%) SOAP
9 8 (20.51%) Web Services
9 8 (20.51%) Ajax
10 7 (17.95%) DHTML
10 7 (17.95%) LINQ
11 6 (15.38%) WPF
12 5 (12.82%) WF
12 5 (12.82%) Silverlight
13 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (7.69%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX
4 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) MVC
2 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.38%) OO
4 5 (12.82%) CRM
4 5 (12.82%) Workflow
5 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) OOP
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.56%) OOD
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) Web Development
8 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) VB
4 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
4 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
6 7 (17.95%) PHP
6 7 (17.95%) VB6
7 5 (12.82%) VBA
8 2 (5.13%) COBOL
9 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Sage
2 5 (12.82%) Infragistics
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