The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 22 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.24% 7.49% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 7.53% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 3
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 186 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 92.37% 99.47% 92.47%
Number of salaries quoted 87 140 48
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,000 £34,265
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £65,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Stevenage region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Stevenage

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) XPath
5 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSL
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) WinForms
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Java

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) XSL
3 4 (33.33%) XSLT
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) XPath
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle