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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 15 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 11.98% 7.14% 14.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.98% 7.32% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 18
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
217 82 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 100.00% 97.62% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 189 67 127
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (91.89%) C#
3 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
4 31 (83.78%) MVC
5 22 (59.46%) SQL
6 21 (56.76%) .NET Framework
7 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (48.65%) OO
9 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
10 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
10 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (35.14%) WinForms
12 12 (32.43%) TDD
12 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
12 12 (32.43%) Ajax
13 11 (29.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (29.73%) CSS
13 11 (29.73%) UML
14 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
14 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
14 10 (27.03%) HTML
14 10 (27.03%) Android Development
14 10 (27.03%) Android
14 10 (27.03%) LINQ
15 9 (24.32%) Silverlight
15 9 (24.32%) Xamarin
15 9 (24.32%) Java
15 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
15 9 (24.32%) IIS
15 9 (24.32%) Internet

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (24.32%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
3 21 (56.76%) .NET Framework
4 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (35.14%) WinForms
6 12 (32.43%) Ajax
7 11 (29.73%) CSS
7 11 (29.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (27.03%) HTML
8 10 (27.03%) LINQ
9 9 (24.32%) Silverlight
10 8 (21.62%) Web Services
11 5 (13.51%) WCF
12 4 (10.81%) jQuery
13 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (8.11%) JSON
14 1 (2.70%) EDI
14 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Android
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) MVC
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) OO
4 12 (32.43%) TDD
5 11 (29.73%) UML
6 10 (27.03%) Android Development
7 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.92%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
10 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.41%) OOP
12 1 (2.70%) CRM
12 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
12 1 (2.70%) Migration
12 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
4 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
5 9 (24.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Xamarin
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