The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 17 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.52% - 12.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% - 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £50,000 - £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walsall 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
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 71 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 100.00% 94.67% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 56 67 65
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Walsall region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Walsall

Software Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) Degree