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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 21 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 13.64% 7.55% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.00% 7.69% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
300 260 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.40% 98.11% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 271 223 202
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 July 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
Redditch +1 18 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Worcester +2 16 £38,250 -4.37%
Bromsgrove - 4 £20,000 -
Droitwich - 4 £35,000 -
Kidderminster -3 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Malvern -9 1 £36,500 -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (93.33%) C#
2 65 (86.67%) .NET
3 50 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 49 (65.33%) SQL Server
5 43 (57.33%) ASP.NET
6 41 (54.67%) HTML
7 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
8 34 (45.33%) MVC
9 29 (38.67%) T-SQL
10 26 (34.67%) E-Commerce
10 26 (34.67%) Logistics
10 26 (34.67%) WCF
11 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
12 21 (28.00%) CSS
13 20 (26.67%) Visual Studio
13 20 (26.67%) SQL
13 20 (26.67%) Computer Science
14 19 (25.33%) Degree
14 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
14 19 (25.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (22.67%) Scrum
15 17 (22.67%) MySQL
16 16 (21.33%) C++
16 16 (21.33%) HTML5
17 15 (20.00%) Oracle
18 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (17.33%) jQuery
20 11 (14.67%) NHibernate
20 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Simulink
1 1 (1.33%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Modbus
2 1 (1.33%) Profibus
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (65.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (22.67%) MySQL
4 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.00%) Automotive
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (86.67%) .NET
2 43 (57.33%) ASP.NET
3 41 (54.67%) HTML
4 26 (34.67%) WCF
5 21 (28.00%) CSS
6 16 (21.33%) HTML5
7 13 (17.33%) jQuery
8 11 (14.67%) NHibernate
8 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (14.67%) Web Services
9 10 (13.33%) Ajax
10 7 (9.33%) XML
11 6 (8.00%) WPF
12 5 (6.67%) ATL
12 5 (6.67%) DCOM
12 5 (6.67%) WinForms
13 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (2.67%) LAMP
14 2 (2.67%) MFC
14 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) IVR
3 3 (4.00%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) MVC
2 26 (34.67%) E-Commerce
2 26 (34.67%) Logistics
3 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
3 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.67%) Scrum
5 8 (10.67%) OOP
6 4 (5.33%) Web Development
7 2 (2.67%) TDD
7 2 (2.67%) Time Management
7 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.33%) UML
8 1 (1.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 70 (93.33%) C#
2 50 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 36 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (38.67%) T-SQL
5 20 (26.67%) SQL
6 16 (21.33%) C++
7 5 (6.67%) C
8 4 (5.33%) Delphi
8 4 (5.33%) VB
8 4 (5.33%) MUMPS
9 2 (2.67%) VC++
9 2 (2.67%) Java
9 2 (2.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.33%) VBA
10 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.00%) Oracle
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