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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 21 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 5.82% 2.25% 7.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.55% 2.37% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 13
Average salary £38,500 £46,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.75% +85.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
168 169 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 88.89% 94.94% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 137 125 159
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle ADF
2 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) WPF
7 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Product Management
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) TDD
2 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Product Management
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) ATDD
2 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft