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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 25 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.42% 1.60% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 1.74% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £40,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
116 115 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 99.15% 92.00% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 109 100 113
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £39,000
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 29 May 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) MVC
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (86.67%) C#
4 21 (70.00%) SQL
5 20 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 19 (63.33%) VB.NET
7 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (56.67%) OO
9 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (36.67%) UML
11 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
11 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (36.67%) Android
11 11 (36.67%) Ajax
11 11 (36.67%) Xamarin
11 11 (36.67%) Android Development
12 10 (33.33%) Silverlight
12 10 (33.33%) Internet
12 10 (33.33%) WinForms
12 10 (33.33%) Windows
12 10 (33.33%) IIS
12 10 (33.33%) Java
12 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
13 9 (30.00%) CSS
13 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
14 8 (26.67%) HTML
14 8 (26.67%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (36.67%) Ajax
6 10 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 10 (33.33%) WinForms
7 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
8 8 (26.67%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) LINQ
10 6 (20.00%) Web Services
11 4 (13.33%) jQuery
11 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (3.33%) EDI
12 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (3.33%) WCF
12 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Android
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) MVC
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) OO
4 11 (36.67%) UML
4 11 (36.67%) Android Development
5 8 (26.67%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.67%) OOP
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) VB.NET
4 10 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (36.67%) Xamarin
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