The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 30 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.52% 4.81% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 4.98% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 5
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
278 261 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 97.89% 96.67% 99.49%
Number of salaries quoted 200 221 174
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 Stoke-on-Trent

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
4 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (58.82%) Relational Database
6 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (52.94%) Windows
7 8 (47.06%) jQuery
7 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
7 8 (47.06%) Web Services
7 8 (47.06%) XSL
8 6 (35.29%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) WPF
9 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
9 3 (17.65%) Retail
10 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
11 1 (5.88%) OOD
11 1 (5.88%) Android
11 1 (5.88%) REST
11 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
11 1 (5.88%) LINQ
11 1 (5.88%) OOP
11 1 (5.88%) OO
11 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 1 (5.88%) ERP
11 1 (5.88%) VB6
11 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) XSL
5 6 (35.29%) WCF
6 3 (17.65%) WPF
6 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.88%) LINQ
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) WinForms
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) SCADA
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) OOP
1 1 (5.88%) OO
1 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
1 1 (5.88%) ERP
1 1 (5.88%) OOD
1 1 (5.88%) MVC
1 1 (5.88%) Scrum
1 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.88%) TDD
1 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle