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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 24 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.93% 2.48% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 2.68% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 5
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
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
135 112 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 100.00% 92.56% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 128 97 129
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
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
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 5 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 5 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) MVC
2 31 (91.18%) C#
2 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET
3 23 (67.65%) SQL
3 23 (67.65%) .NET Framework
4 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (55.88%) VB.NET
6 17 (50.00%) OO
7 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
9 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
9 13 (38.24%) Ajax
10 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
10 12 (35.29%) CSS
10 12 (35.29%) TDD
10 12 (35.29%) UML
11 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
11 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
11 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
11 11 (32.35%) HTML
11 11 (32.35%) Xamarin
11 11 (32.35%) Android Development
11 11 (32.35%) Android
12 10 (29.41%) Silverlight
12 10 (29.41%) LINQ
12 10 (29.41%) Java
12 10 (29.41%) IIS
12 10 (29.41%) Internet
12 10 (29.41%) Windows

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (29.41%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET
3 23 (67.65%) .NET Framework
4 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (38.24%) Ajax
6 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
6 12 (35.29%) CSS
7 11 (32.35%) HTML
8 10 (29.41%) WinForms
8 10 (29.41%) Silverlight
8 10 (29.41%) LINQ
9 6 (17.65%) jQuery
10 5 (14.71%) Web Services
11 3 (8.82%) JSON
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.94%) WCF
12 1 (2.94%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Android
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) MVC
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) OO
4 12 (35.29%) UML
4 12 (35.29%) TDD
5 11 (32.35%) Android Development
6 7 (20.59%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) OOP
8 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
9 2 (5.88%) Web Development
10 1 (2.94%) CRM
10 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) SQL
3 19 (55.88%) VB.NET
4 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
5 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
6 10 (29.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
1 11 (32.35%) Xamarin
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Posted: 3 days ago
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