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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 28 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 40 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.66% 1.53% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 1.57% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 25
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
595 511 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 99.00% 97.89% 98.69%
Number of salaries quoted 536 451 454
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 - 12 £37,500 - 3
Lichfield +8 11 £36,000 +10.76% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +4 8 £45,000 -
Stafford +5 4 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 50 (81.97%) C#
3 36 (59.02%) SQL
4 34 (55.74%) SQL Server
5 27 (44.26%) MVC
5 27 (44.26%) .NET Framework
6 23 (37.70%) HTML
7 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
7 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
8 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (29.51%) OO
9 18 (29.51%) jQuery
10 17 (27.87%) VB.NET
11 15 (24.59%) CSS
12 13 (21.31%) OOP
12 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (21.31%) WCF
13 12 (19.67%) Degree
13 12 (19.67%) Web Services
13 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
14 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
14 11 (18.03%) Windows
14 11 (18.03%) TDD
15 10 (16.39%) WinForms
16 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
16 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (14.75%) Finance
17 8 (13.11%) PHP
17 8 (13.11%) Java
17 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (6.56%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (55.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
3 4 (6.56%) SQL CLR
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.28%) NUnit
5 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.64%) Moq
5 1 (1.64%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 27 (44.26%) .NET Framework
3 23 (37.70%) HTML
4 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
5 18 (29.51%) jQuery
6 15 (24.59%) CSS
7 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (21.31%) WCF
8 12 (19.67%) Web Services
9 10 (16.39%) WinForms
10 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
10 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (13.11%) HTML5
11 8 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
12 7 (11.48%) REST
12 7 (11.48%) RESTful
12 7 (11.48%) WPF
13 6 (9.84%) Ajax
13 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) N-Tier
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) MVC
2 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) OO
4 13 (21.31%) OOP
5 11 (18.03%) TDD
6 8 (13.11%) Analytics
6 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
6 8 (13.11%) Web Development
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.48%) SEO
7 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.20%) QMS
9 4 (6.56%) Scrum
10 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (4.92%) SDLC
11 2 (3.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.28%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (3.28%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) C#
2 36 (59.02%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 17 (27.87%) VB.NET
5 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
6 8 (13.11%) Java
6 8 (13.11%) PHP
7 6 (9.84%) C++
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) Go
8 2 (3.28%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCSD
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) DevExpress
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