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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 45 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.95% 2.85% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 2.87% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
568 523 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.43% 99.24% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 513 427 429
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -13 8 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Stafford -1 3 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Cannock +7 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Stoke-on-Trent 0 2 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Lichfield -6 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Uttoxeter - 2 £45,000 -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (61.54%) C#
3 24 (61.54%) SQL
4 19 (48.72%) HTML
5 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
6 15 (38.46%) WinForms
7 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 13 (33.33%) VB
7 13 (33.33%) VB.NET
7 13 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 11 (28.21%) jQuery
8 11 (28.21%) CSS
8 11 (28.21%) XML
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.64%) MVC
10 9 (23.08%) OO
10 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
10 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
11 8 (20.51%) Back Office
11 8 (20.51%) VB6
11 8 (20.51%) WPF
11 8 (20.51%) Ajax
11 8 (20.51%) LINQ
12 7 (17.95%) REST
12 7 (17.95%) JSON
12 7 (17.95%) DHTML
12 7 (17.95%) MySQL
12 7 (17.95%) PHP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (15.38%) 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%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Big Data
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.38%) NetAdvantage
2 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (15.38%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (5.13%) 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 8 (20.51%) Back Office
2 4 (10.26%) 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 19 (48.72%) HTML
3 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
4 15 (38.46%) WinForms
5 13 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 11 (28.21%) CSS
6 11 (28.21%) XML
6 11 (28.21%) jQuery
7 8 (20.51%) Ajax
7 8 (20.51%) WPF
7 8 (20.51%) LINQ
8 7 (17.95%) JSON
8 7 (17.95%) DHTML
8 7 (17.95%) REST
9 6 (15.38%) Web Services
9 6 (15.38%) WF
9 6 (15.38%) Silverlight
10 5 (12.82%) SOAP
11 3 (7.69%) COM+
11 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) MVC
2 9 (23.08%) OO
3 6 (15.38%) CRM
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.38%) Workflow
4 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) OOD
5 3 (7.69%) OOP
5 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) C#
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) VB
2 13 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 8 (20.51%) VB6
5 7 (17.95%) PHP
6 6 (15.38%) VBA
7 2 (5.13%) COBOL
8 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Sage
2 6 (15.38%) Infragistics
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Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Stafford
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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