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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 14 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 5 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 11.11% 5.43% 28.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.31% 5.56% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 35
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
221 90 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 98.22% 97.83% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 191 76 117
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (90.63%) C#
3 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 28 (87.50%) MVC
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (56.25%) SQL
5 17 (53.13%) .NET Framework
6 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (46.88%) OO
8 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
9 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
10 12 (37.50%) TDD
11 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
11 11 (34.38%) CSS
11 11 (34.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (31.25%) LINQ
12 10 (31.25%) HTML
12 10 (31.25%) WinForms
13 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
13 9 (28.13%) Ajax
14 8 (25.00%) UML
15 7 (21.88%) Scrum
15 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
16 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
16 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
16 6 (18.75%) Internet
16 6 (18.75%) Web Services
16 6 (18.75%) Windows
16 6 (18.75%) Java
16 6 (18.75%) IIS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) TortoiseSVN
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (53.13%) .NET Framework
4 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (34.38%) CSS
5 11 (34.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (31.25%) LINQ
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 10 (31.25%) WinForms
7 9 (28.13%) Ajax
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) Silverlight
9 4 (12.50%) WCF
9 4 (12.50%) jQuery
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (9.38%) JSON
11 1 (3.13%) EDI
11 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
1 6 (18.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) MVC
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) OO
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) UML
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.75%) Android Development
8 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
9 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
4 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
6 6 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.75%) Xamarin
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