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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 21 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.36% 1.89% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.36% 2.02% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 6
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £34,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
178 198 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 100.00% 93.40% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 162 183 127
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Stockport

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Ruby
3 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 16 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (53.85%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (42.31%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) PHP
6 9 (34.62%) C
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 8 (30.77%) WCF
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) Change Control
10 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
10 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
10 5 (19.23%) SOLID
10 5 (19.23%) Gerrit
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) LINQ
10 5 (19.23%) Web Services
10 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
10 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (15.38%) SQLite
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Gerrit
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) FxCop
2 4 (15.38%) Moq
2 4 (15.38%) NUnit
2 4 (15.38%) StyleCop
2 4 (15.38%) WiX
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (30.77%) WCF
4 5 (19.23%) LINQ
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) Ninject
5 4 (15.38%) Regular Expression
5 4 (15.38%) WPF
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
7 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) RESTful
8 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.85%) jQuery
8 1 (3.85%) Spring
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 5 (19.23%) Change Control
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) SOLID
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (15.38%) MVVM
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) OOD
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
9 1 (3.85%) API Design
9 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.85%) Kanban
9 1 (3.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Ruby
2 14 (53.85%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) C
4 9 (34.62%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
8 2 (7.69%) Perl
8 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Wonderware InTouch
2 1 (3.85%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Wonderware
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