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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 30 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.89% 2.37% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.46% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 3
Average salary £25,000 £34,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +15.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
156 285 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 90.17% 96.61% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138 225 142
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) COM+
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) XAML
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) COM+
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) XAML
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Xamarin