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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 30 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.20% 4.82% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 4.89% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 18
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
598 634 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.87% 98.60% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 536 572 475
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +18 23 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Lichfield +4 7 £32,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £40,000 -
Stafford +3 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Tamworth -7 1 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 78 (92.86%) C#
2 76 (90.48%) .NET
3 51 (60.71%) SQL
4 49 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 38 (45.24%) JavaScript
6 35 (41.67%) WCF
7 33 (39.29%) .NET Framework
7 33 (39.29%) ASP.NET
7 33 (39.29%) MVC
8 26 (30.95%) OO
8 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (29.76%) jQuery
9 25 (29.76%) HTML
10 24 (28.57%) OOP
11 22 (26.19%) VB.NET
11 22 (26.19%) TDD
12 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
13 19 (22.62%) Entity Framework
14 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (20.24%) WinForms
14 17 (20.24%) CSS
15 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
15 16 (19.05%) Windows
16 15 (17.86%) Web Services
16 15 (17.86%) Finance
16 15 (17.86%) Degree
17 14 (16.67%) WPF
17 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
17 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (15.48%) AngularJS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.19%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.14%) SQL CLR
4 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.71%) NUnit
3 6 (7.14%) ReSharper
4 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.76%) Moq
5 4 (4.76%) Selenium
5 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.57%) NSubstitute
6 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Games
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (90.48%) .NET
2 35 (41.67%) WCF
3 33 (39.29%) .NET Framework
3 33 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 25 (29.76%) HTML
4 25 (29.76%) jQuery
5 19 (22.62%) Entity Framework
6 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (20.24%) CSS
6 17 (20.24%) WinForms
7 15 (17.86%) Web Services
8 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (16.67%) WPF
9 13 (15.48%) AngularJS
9 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (15.48%) HTML5
10 12 (14.29%) REST
11 10 (11.90%) SignalR
11 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) iPad
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) MVC
2 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) OO
3 24 (28.57%) OOP
4 22 (26.19%) TDD
5 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.71%) QMS
6 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (9.52%) SOA
8 7 (8.33%) SOLID
9 6 (7.14%) Migration
9 6 (7.14%) MVVM
9 6 (7.14%) Web Development
10 4 (4.76%) Analytics
10 4 (4.76%) OOD
10 4 (4.76%) SEO
11 3 (3.57%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 78 (92.86%) C#
2 51 (60.71%) SQL
3 38 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 22 (26.19%) VB.NET
5 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 13 (15.48%) Java
7 12 (14.29%) C++
8 5 (5.95%) PHP
9 3 (3.57%) VB
9 3 (3.57%) XAML
10 2 (2.38%) C
10 2 (2.38%) Go
10 2 (2.38%) Python
10 2 (2.38%) Ruby
11 1 (1.19%) Erlang
11 1 (1.19%) F#
11 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.76%) MCSD
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Google
3 3 (3.57%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe
5 1 (1.19%) Twitter
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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