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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 24 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.68% 4.17% 7.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.79% 4.24% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 17
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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 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
239 236 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.76% 98.33% 93.58%
Number of salaries quoted 208 214 185
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +3 13 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Worcester +3 6 £40,000 +40.35%
Bromsgrove 0 2 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Malvern - 1 £36,500 -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 34 (94.44%) C#
2 24 (66.67%) .NET
3 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
5 15 (41.67%) OOP
6 14 (38.89%) Internet
7 13 (36.11%) MVC
8 12 (33.33%) VB.NET
9 11 (30.56%) VB
9 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
9 11 (30.56%) Windows
10 10 (27.78%) WCF
11 9 (25.00%) IVR
11 9 (25.00%) Retail
11 9 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
11 9 (25.00%) Delphi
11 9 (25.00%) MUMPS
11 9 (25.00%) MySQL
12 8 (22.22%) HTML
13 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (16.67%) C++
14 6 (16.67%) XML
15 5 (13.89%) Oracle
15 5 (13.89%) OO
15 5 (13.89%) Web Services
15 5 (13.89%) Intranet
15 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
15 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
16 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Internet
2 5 (13.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 9 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) WCF
4 8 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (16.67%) XML
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) CSS
8 3 (8.33%) jQuery
9 2 (5.56%) MFC
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.56%) HTML5
9 2 (5.56%) CSS3
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.78%) WPF
10 1 (2.78%) XSLT
10 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) IVR
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) OOP
2 13 (36.11%) MVC
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) OO
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Logistics
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (2.78%) Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C#
2 12 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 11 (30.56%) VB
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.00%) Delphi
4 9 (25.00%) MUMPS
5 6 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) SQL
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) HND
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCSD
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Droitwich
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago