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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 12 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 9.38% 1.64% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.52% 1.72% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
63 58 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 98.44% 95.08% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 46
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,950 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Walsall

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) OOD
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Time Management
4 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (50.00%) HND
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) Dojo
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (10.00%) VB.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Dojo
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) OO
1 8 (80.00%) OOD
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) HND
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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