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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 36 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 46 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.33% 5.92% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 6.12% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 21
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
719 621 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.90% 96.73% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 576 526 398
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £18,985
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 11 £35,000 +7.69%
Burton-upon-Trent +2 10 £40,000 - 2
Tamworth 0 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Stafford 0 6 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Lichfield -4 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Cannock -3 3 £27,500 -27.63%
Rugeley -2 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 82 (90.11%) .NET
2 74 (81.32%) SQL
3 60 (65.93%) ASP.NET
4 57 (62.64%) SQL Server
5 50 (54.95%) C#
6 49 (53.85%) VB.NET
7 47 (51.65%) Windows
8 37 (40.66%) WinForms
9 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
10 30 (32.97%) .NET Framework
11 29 (31.87%) Relational Database
12 26 (28.57%) WPF
12 26 (28.57%) HTML
13 24 (26.37%) Visual Studio
14 20 (21.98%) T-SQL
14 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
15 18 (19.78%) jQuery
16 17 (18.68%) WF
17 16 (17.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (17.58%) Web Services
17 16 (17.58%) OO
17 16 (17.58%) Unit Testing
17 16 (17.58%) Web Development
17 16 (17.58%) WCF
18 15 (16.48%) Degree
18 15 (16.48%) Oracle
18 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (14.29%) OOP
21 12 (13.19%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
1 9 (9.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Office
2 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (62.64%) SQL Server
2 29 (31.87%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.20%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
3 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.20%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (1.10%) Moq
4 1 (1.10%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 16 (17.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (90.11%) .NET
2 60 (65.93%) ASP.NET
3 37 (40.66%) WinForms
4 30 (32.97%) .NET Framework
5 26 (28.57%) WPF
5 26 (28.57%) HTML
6 18 (19.78%) jQuery
7 17 (18.68%) WF
8 16 (17.58%) WCF
8 16 (17.58%) Web Services
9 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (13.19%) CSS
11 10 (10.99%) XSL
11 10 (10.99%) LINQ
12 6 (6.59%) XML
13 5 (5.49%) Silverlight
13 5 (5.49%) HTML5
14 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (3.30%) CSS3
15 2 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Mathematics
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) SCADA
3 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.40%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.65%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) UNIX
3 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
2 16 (17.58%) Web Development
2 16 (17.58%) OO
2 16 (17.58%) Unit Testing
3 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.29%) OOP
5 11 (12.09%) Information Management
6 9 (9.89%) CRM
6 9 (9.89%) SOA
6 9 (9.89%) Workflow
6 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.59%) MVC
8 3 (3.30%) Scrum
8 3 (3.30%) TDD
8 3 (3.30%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.20%) ERP
9 2 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.10%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.10%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 74 (81.32%) SQL
2 50 (54.95%) C#
3 49 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
5 20 (21.98%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.89%) COBOL
7 8 (8.79%) C++
8 4 (4.40%) Java
8 4 (4.40%) VB
9 3 (3.30%) PHP
9 3 (3.30%) VB6
10 2 (2.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) Sage
3 2 (2.20%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.20%) Perforce
3 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.10%) Facebook
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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