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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 42 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 33 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.66% 5.58% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 5.74% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 21
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £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
688 610 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.18% 97.29% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 548 499 420
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £16,000
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 October 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 30 October 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
Burton-upon-Trent +2 9 £40,000 +23.07%
Stafford -5 7 £27,500 -1.78% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +6 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Tamworth -1 5 £35,000 +27.27%
Cannock - 3 £27,500 -
Lichfield - 3 £37,000 -
Rugeley 0 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 72 (93.51%) .NET
2 61 (79.22%) SQL
3 58 (75.32%) ASP.NET
4 55 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 49 (63.64%) C#
6 47 (61.04%) VB.NET
7 39 (50.65%) Windows
8 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
9 32 (41.56%) WinForms
10 30 (38.96%) HTML
10 30 (38.96%) WPF
11 29 (37.66%) Relational Database
12 26 (33.77%) .NET Framework
13 25 (32.47%) Visual Studio
14 21 (27.27%) Software Engineering
15 19 (24.68%) T-SQL
16 18 (23.38%) Web Development
17 17 (22.08%) Unit Testing
17 17 (22.08%) OO
18 16 (20.78%) WF
19 14 (18.18%) LINQ
19 14 (18.18%) jQuery
19 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
20 13 (16.88%) Workflow
20 13 (16.88%) CRM
20 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
20 13 (16.88%) OOP
20 13 (16.88%) MS Office
20 13 (16.88%) Dynamics CRM
20 13 (16.88%) SharePoint Server

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
1 13 (16.88%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) MS Office
2 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.79%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 29 (37.66%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.19%) Big Data
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (7.79%) NetAdvantage
2 6 (7.79%) LLBLGen Pro
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) Moq
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.60%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (93.51%) .NET
2 58 (75.32%) ASP.NET
3 32 (41.56%) WinForms
4 30 (38.96%) HTML
4 30 (38.96%) WPF
5 26 (33.77%) .NET Framework
6 16 (20.78%) WF
7 14 (18.18%) LINQ
7 14 (18.18%) jQuery
8 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (15.58%) Web Services
10 11 (14.29%) CSS
11 10 (12.99%) XML
12 9 (11.69%) Silverlight
12 9 (11.69%) WCF
13 8 (10.39%) XSL
14 5 (6.49%) HTML5
15 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (3.90%) CSS3
16 2 (2.60%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) SCADA
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.65%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) UNIX
3 4 (5.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 18 (23.38%) Web Development
3 17 (22.08%) Unit Testing
3 17 (22.08%) OO
4 13 (16.88%) CRM
4 13 (16.88%) OOP
4 13 (16.88%) Workflow
5 9 (11.69%) MVC
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) SOA
9 3 (3.90%) ERP
9 3 (3.90%) Information Management
9 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.60%) OOD
10 2 (2.60%) Scrum
11 1 (1.30%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (79.22%) SQL
2 49 (63.64%) C#
3 47 (61.04%) VB.NET
4 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.68%) T-SQL
6 9 (11.69%) C++
7 7 (9.09%) VB
8 6 (7.79%) VBA
8 6 (7.79%) VB6
9 5 (6.49%) COBOL
10 4 (5.19%) Java
11 3 (3.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) Sage
3 6 (7.79%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.60%) Perforce
4 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.30%) Facebook
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago