The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 24 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.51% 8.02% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.71% 8.17% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
252 257 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.05% 98.09% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 232 218 192
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +1 12 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Redditch -7 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Bromsgrove - 3 £20,000 -
Droitwich - 3 £45,000 - 1
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 61 (92.42%) C#
2 58 (87.88%) .NET
3 49 (74.24%) VB.NET
4 46 (69.70%) SQL Server
5 38 (57.58%) ASP.NET
6 35 (53.03%) HTML
7 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
8 32 (48.48%) MVC
9 28 (42.42%) T-SQL
10 25 (37.88%) E-Commerce
10 25 (37.88%) Logistics
10 25 (37.88%) WCF
11 22 (33.33%) SQL
12 21 (31.82%) CSS
12 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
13 19 (28.79%) Scrum
13 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
14 18 (27.27%) Degree
14 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
14 18 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
16 15 (22.73%) MySQL
16 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (21.21%) jQuery
18 13 (19.70%) HTML5
18 13 (19.70%) Oracle
18 13 (19.70%) C++
19 12 (18.18%) Web Services
19 12 (18.18%) NHibernate

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (3.03%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (22.73%) MySQL
4 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.03%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (4.55%) Automotive
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (87.88%) .NET
2 38 (57.58%) ASP.NET
3 35 (53.03%) HTML
4 25 (37.88%) WCF
5 21 (31.82%) CSS
6 14 (21.21%) jQuery
7 13 (19.70%) HTML5
8 12 (18.18%) NHibernate
8 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (18.18%) Web Services
9 8 (12.12%) Ajax
10 5 (7.58%) XML
11 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (3.03%) WPF
12 2 (3.03%) LAMP
12 2 (3.03%) MFC
12 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.52%) ATL
13 1 (1.52%) DCOM
13 1 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Biotechnology
3 2 (3.03%) IVR
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) MVC
2 25 (37.88%) E-Commerce
2 25 (37.88%) Logistics
3 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (28.79%) Scrum
5 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.06%) Web Development
6 4 (6.06%) Time Management
7 2 (3.03%) TDD
7 2 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (92.42%) C#
2 49 (74.24%) VB.NET
3 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 28 (42.42%) T-SQL
5 22 (33.33%) SQL
6 13 (19.70%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) Delphi
7 2 (3.03%) Java
7 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) VB
7 2 (3.03%) VC++
7 2 (3.03%) MUMPS
8 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle
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