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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 37 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.83% 6.11% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 6.30% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 24
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,750
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
690 635 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.70% 96.95% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 559 546 438
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 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 23 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 -3 8 £32,500 -
Lichfield -5 7 £30,000 -
Tamworth +7 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Stafford -7 5 £41,250 -
Burton-upon-Trent -6 3 £35,000 +17.64% 3
Cannock +7 2 £40,000 +11.11%
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 62 (91.18%) .NET
2 53 (77.94%) SQL
3 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 41 (60.29%) ASP.NET
5 36 (52.94%) C#
6 34 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 34 (50.00%) Windows
7 26 (38.24%) WinForms
8 24 (35.29%) .NET Framework
9 18 (26.47%) Relational Database
9 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 17 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (25.00%) WCF
11 16 (23.53%) HTML
12 15 (22.06%) WPF
12 15 (22.06%) jQuery
13 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
13 14 (20.59%) Oracle
13 14 (20.59%) Web Services
14 12 (17.65%) OO
14 12 (17.65%) WF
14 12 (17.65%) Degree
14 12 (17.65%) Information Management
15 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
15 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (14.71%) SOA
17 9 (13.24%) Oracle Forms
17 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.47%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.94%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (2.94%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.94%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) Moq
3 2 (2.94%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) NUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 17 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (91.18%) .NET
2 41 (60.29%) ASP.NET
3 26 (38.24%) WinForms
4 24 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 17 (25.00%) WCF
6 16 (23.53%) HTML
7 15 (22.06%) WPF
7 15 (22.06%) jQuery
8 14 (20.59%) Web Services
9 12 (17.65%) WF
10 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (11.76%) CSS
12 7 (10.29%) XSL
13 6 (8.82%) XML
14 5 (7.35%) Silverlight
15 4 (5.88%) HTML5
16 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (4.41%) REST
16 3 (4.41%) LINQ
17 2 (2.94%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) SCADA
2 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.65%) OO
2 12 (17.65%) Information Management
3 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
4 10 (14.71%) SOA
5 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.24%) Web Development
6 8 (11.76%) OOP
7 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) MVC
8 4 (5.88%) TDD
9 3 (4.41%) CRM
9 3 (4.41%) Workflow
9 3 (4.41%) Scrum
10 1 (1.47%) OOD
10 1 (1.47%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.47%) MVVM
10 1 (1.47%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.47%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (77.94%) SQL
2 36 (52.94%) C#
3 34 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.35%) VB
6 5 (7.35%) C++
6 5 (7.35%) COBOL
7 4 (5.88%) Java
7 4 (5.88%) VB6
8 3 (4.41%) PHP
9 2 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.94%) Sage
4 2 (2.94%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.94%) Perforce
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 7 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 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: 16 days ago