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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 30 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.74% 4.18% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 4.33% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
292 254 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 99.32% 96.58% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 208 212 156
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (55.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (50.00%) XSL
6 10 (50.00%) jQuery
7 6 (30.00%) WCF
8 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (15.00%) WPF
9 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
9 3 (15.00%) Retail
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) SCADA
10 2 (10.00%) ERP
10 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle
10 2 (10.00%) C++
11 1 (5.00%) HTML
11 1 (5.00%) Java
11 1 (5.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (50.00%) XSL
5 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 3 (15.00%) WPF
6 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (10.00%) SCADA
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ERP
1 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.00%) Web Development
2 1 (5.00%) TDD
2 1 (5.00%) OOP
2 1 (5.00%) OO
2 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.00%) OOD
2 1 (5.00%) MVC
2 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle