The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 36 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.66% 10.29% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 10.47% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 7
Average salary £42,000 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport 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
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
156 172 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 95.12% 98.29% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 148 161 236
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
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 Stockport

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Stockport

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Stockport

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) C#
3 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
4 25 (80.65%) WCF
5 24 (77.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (74.19%) LINQ
6 23 (74.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (58.06%) OO
8 17 (54.84%) SQL
9 16 (51.61%) OOD
10 15 (48.39%) Unit Testing
11 14 (45.16%) VB.NET
12 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (38.71%) Moq
12 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
12 12 (38.71%) Degree
12 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
12 12 (38.71%) Physics
12 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
12 12 (38.71%) NUnit
12 12 (38.71%) CSS
12 12 (38.71%) Web Services
12 12 (38.71%) HTML
12 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET
13 11 (35.48%) SOA
13 11 (35.48%) Automated Testing
13 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
13 11 (35.48%) TDD
13 11 (35.48%) Ninject

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 24 (77.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (74.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) NUnit
1 12 (38.71%) Moq
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (80.65%) WCF
3 23 (74.19%) LINQ
4 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
4 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
4 12 (38.71%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) Ninject
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.68%) XML
8 1 (3.23%) Ajax
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
1 12 (38.71%) Physics
1 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) LIMS
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) OO
2 16 (51.61%) OOD
3 15 (48.39%) Unit Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 11 (35.48%) Automated Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 11 (35.48%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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