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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 55 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.80% 7.08% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 7.31% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 44 39
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
627 684 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.36% 96.88% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 536 543 547
Average salary £35,000 £35,426 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 9 £37,500 +11.11%
Stafford -12 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -2 1 £18,000 -55.00%
Lichfield -8 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 31 (65.96%) C#
3 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
4 18 (38.30%) HTML
5 17 (36.17%) SQL
5 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
6 16 (34.04%) CSS
7 14 (29.79%) jQuery
8 12 (25.53%) Web Services
9 11 (23.40%) SOAP
9 11 (23.40%) MVC
9 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
10 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
11 9 (19.15%) Ajax
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
11 9 (19.15%) JSON
11 9 (19.15%) WinForms
11 9 (19.15%) REST
12 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
12 8 (17.02%) WPF
12 8 (17.02%) PHP
12 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
12 8 (17.02%) MySQL
12 8 (17.02%) XML
12 8 (17.02%) OO
13 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
13 7 (14.89%) Linux
13 7 (14.89%) VB
13 7 (14.89%) DHTML
13 7 (14.89%) Back Office

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.13%) SQL CLR
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.89%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) HTML
3 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
4 16 (34.04%) CSS
5 14 (29.79%) jQuery
6 12 (25.53%) Web Services
7 11 (23.40%) SOAP
8 9 (19.15%) WinForms
8 9 (19.15%) Ajax
8 9 (19.15%) JSON
8 9 (19.15%) REST
9 8 (17.02%) WPF
9 8 (17.02%) XML
10 7 (14.89%) DHTML
10 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (12.77%) WCF
11 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
12 5 (10.64%) HTML5
12 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (8.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) MVC
1 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.02%) OO
2 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) SDLC
5 3 (6.38%) Web Development
6 2 (4.26%) Analytics
6 2 (4.26%) API Development
6 2 (4.26%) SEO
7 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.13%) OOP
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.13%) Functional Programming
7 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) C#
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) PHP
5 7 (14.89%) VB
6 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.38%) COBOL
7 3 (6.38%) XAML
8 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.26%) Java
9 1 (2.13%) Haskell
9 1 (2.13%) Erlang
9 1 (2.13%) F#
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.26%) Google
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