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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 53 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.15% 3.81% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.87% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 4
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
541 491 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.95% 98.40% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 482 408 408
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £57,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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
Stafford -2 2 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -4 2 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Lichfield -11 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Uttoxeter - 2 £45,000 -
Cannock +4 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
3 28 (77.78%) SQL
4 27 (75.00%) C#
5 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
6 18 (50.00%) VB.NET
7 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 15 (41.67%) Windows
8 15 (41.67%) WinForms
9 14 (38.89%) Visual Studio
9 14 (38.89%) HTML
10 12 (33.33%) VB
10 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 11 (30.56%) WPF
12 10 (27.78%) LINQ
12 10 (27.78%) XML
12 10 (27.78%) MVC
13 9 (25.00%) Workflow
13 9 (25.00%) VB6
13 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (25.00%) CRM
13 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 9 (25.00%) MS Office
13 9 (25.00%) WF
13 9 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
15 7 (19.44%) VBA
15 7 (19.44%) Sage
15 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (19.44%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (19.44%) NetAdvantage
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (19.44%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Moq
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 6 (16.67%) Back Office
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 15 (41.67%) WinForms
4 14 (38.89%) HTML
5 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 11 (30.56%) WPF
7 10 (27.78%) LINQ
7 10 (27.78%) XML
8 9 (25.00%) WF
9 7 (19.44%) Silverlight
10 6 (16.67%) Web Services
10 6 (16.67%) jQuery
11 5 (13.89%) JSON
11 5 (13.89%) REST
12 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (11.11%) CSS
13 3 (8.33%) SOAP
13 3 (8.33%) COM+
13 3 (8.33%) XSL
14 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) SCADA
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Workflow
2 9 (25.00%) CRM
3 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.89%) OO
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.33%) OOP
6 3 (8.33%) OOD
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) ERP
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) SQL
2 27 (75.00%) C#
3 18 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 12 (33.33%) VB
6 9 (25.00%) VB6
7 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 7 (19.44%) VBA
9 3 (8.33%) COBOL
10 2 (5.56%) C++
11 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Sage
2 7 (19.44%) Infragistics
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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