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 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 36 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.64% 4.04% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 4.12% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £35,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £36,050 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
216 97 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 88.52% 97.98% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 146 87 94
Average salary £27,500 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.67% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) WPF
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) UML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 2 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago