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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 30 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.87% 10.83% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 11.11% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 13
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% +8.33%
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
148 153 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 95.48% 97.45% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 138 138 243
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (80.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (80.65%) WCF
3 24 (77.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (74.19%) LINQ
4 23 (74.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (61.29%) SQL
6 18 (58.06%) OO
7 16 (51.61%) OOD
8 15 (48.39%) Unit Testing
9 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
9 14 (45.16%) CSS
9 14 (45.16%) HTML
9 14 (45.16%) VB.NET
10 12 (38.71%) NUnit
10 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET
10 12 (38.71%) Web Services
10 12 (38.71%) Degree
10 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
10 12 (38.71%) Physics
10 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
10 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (38.71%) Moq
11 11 (35.48%) Ninject
11 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (35.48%) TDD
11 11 (35.48%) SOA

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (80.65%) 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 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
4 14 (45.16%) CSS
4 14 (45.16%) HTML
5 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET
5 12 (38.71%) Web Services
5 12 (38.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (35.48%) Ninject
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.68%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.23%) jQuery
9 1 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
1 12 (38.71%) Physics
1 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Informatics
2 1 (3.23%) LIMS
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 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (35.48%) TDD
5 11 (35.48%) SOA
5 11 (35.48%) Automated Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Line Management
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) 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 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago