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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.07% 5.97% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 6.18% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 22
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 £27,500 £29,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £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
694 631 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.72% 96.63% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 567 549 425
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 £22,000 £23,700 £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 29 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 29 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 0 10 £32,500 - 1
Lichfield -7 7 £30,000 -
Tamworth +9 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Burton-upon-Trent -6 5 £36,750 +22.50% 4
Stafford -8 5 £37,500 -9.09%
Cannock +5 3 £40,000 +5.26%
Rugeley -3 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 67 (91.78%) .NET
2 58 (79.45%) SQL
3 47 (64.38%) SQL Server
4 45 (61.64%) ASP.NET
5 40 (54.79%) C#
6 37 (50.68%) VB.NET
6 37 (50.68%) Windows
7 28 (38.36%) WinForms
8 26 (35.62%) .NET Framework
9 21 (28.77%) Relational Database
9 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
10 19 (26.03%) HTML
11 18 (24.66%) Visual Studio
12 17 (23.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (23.29%) WCF
12 17 (23.29%) WPF
13 16 (21.92%) jQuery
14 15 (20.55%) Web Services
14 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
14 15 (20.55%) Oracle
15 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (17.81%) WF
17 12 (16.44%) Information Management
17 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
17 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
17 12 (16.44%) OO
18 11 (15.07%) Degree
18 11 (15.07%) Web Development
19 10 (13.70%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.48%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (64.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.77%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Big Data
7 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.74%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (1.37%) Moq
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 17 (23.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (91.78%) .NET
2 45 (61.64%) ASP.NET
3 28 (38.36%) WinForms
4 26 (35.62%) .NET Framework
5 19 (26.03%) HTML
6 17 (23.29%) WCF
6 17 (23.29%) WPF
7 16 (21.92%) jQuery
8 15 (20.55%) Web Services
9 13 (17.81%) WF
9 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (13.70%) CSS
11 8 (10.96%) XSL
12 7 (9.59%) XML
13 5 (6.85%) Silverlight
13 5 (6.85%) LINQ
13 5 (6.85%) HTML5
14 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (4.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) SCADA
1 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.68%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.44%) Information Management
2 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.44%) OO
2 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
3 11 (15.07%) Web Development
4 9 (12.33%) SOA
5 8 (10.96%) OOP
6 6 (8.22%) MVC
7 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) TDD
8 4 (5.48%) Workflow
8 4 (5.48%) CRM
9 3 (4.11%) Scrum
10 2 (2.74%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (1.37%) Refactoring
11 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.37%) ERP
11 1 (1.37%) OOD
11 1 (1.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 58 (79.45%) SQL
2 40 (54.79%) C#
3 37 (50.68%) VB.NET
4 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.22%) C++
7 5 (6.85%) COBOL
7 5 (6.85%) VB
8 4 (5.48%) Java
8 4 (5.48%) VB6
9 3 (4.11%) PHP
10 2 (2.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.74%) Sage
4 2 (2.74%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.74%) Perforce
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 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: 13 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 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: 22 days ago