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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 30 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 50 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.07% 6.20% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.30% 6.44% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 19
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
685 637 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.89% 96.37% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 544 547 406
Average salary £35,426 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 28 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 10 £33,750 +3.84%
Burton-upon-Trent +4 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Tamworth +2 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Stafford -1 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Lichfield -4 6 £30,000 -
Cannock -3 3 £34,750 -8.55%
Rugeley -2 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 77 (90.59%) .NET
2 69 (81.18%) SQL
3 56 (65.88%) ASP.NET
4 53 (62.35%) SQL Server
5 46 (54.12%) VB.NET
6 45 (52.94%) C#
7 43 (50.59%) Windows
8 35 (41.18%) WinForms
9 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 30 (35.29%) .NET Framework
10 25 (29.41%) HTML
10 25 (29.41%) Relational Database
11 23 (27.06%) WPF
12 20 (23.53%) Visual Studio
13 19 (22.35%) T-SQL
14 17 (20.00%) WCF
14 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 17 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (18.82%) WF
15 16 (18.82%) jQuery
16 15 (17.65%) Unit Testing
16 15 (17.65%) Web Development
16 15 (17.65%) Oracle
16 15 (17.65%) OO
17 14 (16.47%) Web Services
17 14 (16.47%) Degree
17 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 12 (14.12%) Information Management
19 12 (14.12%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (8.24%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Office
2 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (62.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.35%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (2.35%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 17 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (9.41%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (90.59%) .NET
2 56 (65.88%) ASP.NET
3 35 (41.18%) WinForms
4 30 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 25 (29.41%) HTML
6 23 (27.06%) WPF
7 17 (20.00%) WCF
8 16 (18.82%) WF
8 16 (18.82%) jQuery
9 14 (16.47%) Web Services
10 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (14.12%) CSS
12 8 (9.41%) XSL
12 8 (9.41%) LINQ
13 6 (7.06%) XML
14 5 (5.88%) HTML5
14 5 (5.88%) Silverlight
15 3 (3.53%) CSS3
15 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.06%) SCADA
3 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.59%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (17.65%) Unit Testing
2 15 (17.65%) Web Development
2 15 (17.65%) OO
3 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.12%) Information Management
4 12 (14.12%) OOP
5 9 (10.59%) SOA
6 8 (9.41%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.24%) Workflow
7 7 (8.24%) CRM
8 6 (7.06%) MVC
9 3 (3.53%) TDD
9 3 (3.53%) Scrum
10 2 (2.35%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.18%) Refactoring
11 1 (1.18%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.18%) MVVM
11 1 (1.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (81.18%) SQL
2 46 (54.12%) VB.NET
3 45 (52.94%) C#
4 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 19 (22.35%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.41%) COBOL
7 7 (8.24%) C++
8 5 (5.88%) Java
8 5 (5.88%) VB
9 4 (4.71%) VB6
10 3 (3.53%) PHP
11 2 (2.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
1 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Oracle
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.35%) Perforce
4 2 (2.35%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.35%) Sage
5 1 (1.18%) Facebook
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago