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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 50 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.87% 5.91% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 6.18% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 38
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
614 696 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.05% 95.74% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 528 567 550
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 30 July 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 +2 12 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Stafford -9 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Lichfield -4 1 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 45 (80.36%) .NET
2 38 (67.86%) C#
3 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
4 22 (39.29%) SQL
4 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 19 (33.93%) HTML
6 16 (28.57%) CSS
7 15 (26.79%) Web Services
7 15 (26.79%) jQuery
8 14 (25.00%) REST
8 14 (25.00%) SOAP
8 14 (25.00%) MVC
9 13 (23.21%) WinForms
9 13 (23.21%) JSON
10 12 (21.43%) Back Office
10 12 (21.43%) VB
11 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
11 11 (19.64%) XML
11 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
12 10 (17.86%) N-Tier
12 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
12 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
13 9 (16.07%) Ajax
13 9 (16.07%) OO
13 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
13 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
14 8 (14.29%) VB.NET
14 8 (14.29%) WPF
14 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) MS Access
6 1 (1.79%) SQL CLR
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Moq
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 12 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (80.36%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.93%) HTML
4 16 (28.57%) CSS
5 15 (26.79%) Web Services
5 15 (26.79%) jQuery
6 14 (25.00%) REST
6 14 (25.00%) SOAP
7 13 (23.21%) WinForms
7 13 (23.21%) JSON
8 11 (19.64%) XML
9 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 9 (16.07%) Ajax
11 8 (14.29%) WPF
11 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (12.50%) HTML5
12 7 (12.50%) WCF
12 7 (12.50%) DHTML
13 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) MVC
2 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
3 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.57%) Analytics
8 2 (3.57%) SEO
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.57%) SDLC
8 2 (3.57%) API Development
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (1.79%) Project Management
9 1 (1.79%) SOA
9 1 (1.79%) OOP
9 1 (1.79%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) C#
2 22 (39.29%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) VB
4 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
6 8 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 7 (12.50%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) COBOL
8 3 (5.36%) XAML
9 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.57%) VB6
9 2 (3.57%) Java
10 1 (1.79%) Haskell
10 1 (1.79%) Erlang
10 1 (1.79%) F#
10 1 (1.79%) Scala
10 1 (1.79%) Clojure
10 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.57%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 450k per year + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago