The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 25 23 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 4 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.30% 3.64% 31.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.49% 4.00% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 36
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
Software Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
227 100 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 97.42% 90.91% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 197 89 101
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £39,950 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Wakefield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
5 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
8 8 (42.11%) TDD
8 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
9 7 (36.84%) HTML
9 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 7 (36.84%) CSS
9 7 (36.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (36.84%) LINQ
10 6 (31.58%) OO
11 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
11 5 (26.32%) Scrum
11 5 (26.32%) WinForms
11 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
12 4 (21.05%) Ajax
12 4 (21.05%) Degree
12 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
12 4 (21.05%) Web Services
12 4 (21.05%) WCF
12 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
13 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (15.79%) TortoiseSVN
13 3 (15.79%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) TortoiseSVN
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) LINQ
6 5 (26.32%) WinForms
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) WCF
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) JSON
9 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) OOP
9 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
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