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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 47 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.92% 6.03% 5.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 6.29% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 36
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
579 715 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.61% 95.84% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 503 580 559
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 7 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 7 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 +6 11 £35,000 +5.26% 1
Stafford -9 3 - - 1
Tamworth -19 2 £32,500 -6.47%
Lichfield -2 1 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 39 (78.00%) .NET
2 33 (66.00%) C#
3 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (38.00%) SQL
4 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (30.00%) HTML
6 14 (28.00%) CSS
6 14 (28.00%) REST
7 13 (26.00%) JSON
7 13 (26.00%) jQuery
7 13 (26.00%) SOAP
7 13 (26.00%) Web Services
7 13 (26.00%) WinForms
8 12 (24.00%) Back Office
8 12 (24.00%) VB
9 11 (22.00%) XML
9 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (20.00%) N-Tier
10 10 (20.00%) MVC
11 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (18.00%) Ajax
11 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
11 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
12 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
12 8 (16.00%) WPF
13 7 (14.00%) Degree
13 7 (14.00%) MySQL
13 7 (14.00%) DHTML
13 7 (14.00%) PHP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL CLR
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Moq
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (24.00%) Back Office
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (78.00%) .NET
2 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (30.00%) HTML
4 14 (28.00%) CSS
4 14 (28.00%) REST
5 13 (26.00%) SOAP
5 13 (26.00%) Web Services
5 13 (26.00%) WinForms
5 13 (26.00%) JSON
5 13 (26.00%) jQuery
6 11 (22.00%) XML
7 9 (18.00%) Ajax
8 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (16.00%) WPF
9 7 (14.00%) DHTML
10 6 (12.00%) WCF
10 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (10.00%) HTML5
12 4 (8.00%) CSS3
13 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (20.00%) MVC
3 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.00%) OO
5 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) SDLC
9 1 (2.00%) API Development
9 1 (2.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) SOA
9 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.00%) Web Development
9 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.00%) OOP
9 1 (2.00%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) C#
2 19 (38.00%) SQL
3 12 (24.00%) VB
4 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (14.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) COBOL
7 3 (6.00%) XAML
8 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.00%) VB6
8 2 (4.00%) Java
9 1 (2.00%) Haskell
9 1 (2.00%) Erlang
9 1 (2.00%) F#
9 1 (2.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.00%) Clojure
9 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Strong Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago