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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 12 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 14.59% 7.34% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.98% 7.66% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
227 209 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.42% 95.87% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 205 193 203
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £45,000 £43,050
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -3 17 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Worcester +1 8 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Droitwich - 5 £40,000 - 1
Malvern +3 2 £36,500 -
Bromsgrove - 2 £19,000 -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (79.69%) C#
2 50 (78.13%) .NET
3 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
4 33 (51.56%) VB.NET
5 31 (48.44%) HTML
6 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
7 25 (39.06%) MVC
8 19 (29.69%) T-SQL
9 17 (26.56%) C++
10 16 (25.00%) MySQL
10 16 (25.00%) Oracle
10 16 (25.00%) Degree
11 14 (21.88%) WCF
11 14 (21.88%) Logistics
11 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
11 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
11 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
12 13 (20.31%) CSS
12 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
13 12 (18.75%) XML
13 12 (18.75%) Windows
13 12 (18.75%) OOP
14 11 (17.19%) VB
14 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
15 9 (14.06%) Internet
15 9 (14.06%) Ajax
16 8 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
16 8 (12.50%) IVR
16 8 (12.50%) MUMPS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.13%) JBoss
1 2 (3.13%) Apache
1 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Simulink
1 1 (1.56%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.56%) Modbus
3 1 (1.56%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.00%) MySQL
3 8 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.13%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.13%) Maven
2 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.13%) Hudson
2 2 (3.13%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 8 (12.50%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Automotive
3 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (78.13%) .NET
2 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
3 31 (48.44%) HTML
4 14 (21.88%) WCF
5 13 (20.31%) CSS
6 12 (18.75%) XML
7 9 (14.06%) Ajax
8 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.81%) WPF
10 4 (6.25%) jQuery
10 4 (6.25%) HTML5
10 4 (6.25%) ATL
10 4 (6.25%) DCOM
10 4 (6.25%) WinForms
11 2 (3.13%) LAMP
12 1 (1.56%) XSL
12 1 (1.56%) MFC
12 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.50%) IVR
3 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.25%) Physics
4 2 (3.13%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) MVC
2 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
2 14 (21.88%) Logistics
2 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 12 (18.75%) OOP
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.81%) Scrum
5 5 (7.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.69%) OO
7 2 (3.13%) OOD
7 2 (3.13%) DevOps
7 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.56%) UML
8 1 (1.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.56%) Mobile Development
8 1 (1.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (79.69%) C#
2 33 (51.56%) VB.NET
3 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 19 (29.69%) T-SQL
5 17 (26.56%) C++
6 11 (17.19%) VB
7 8 (12.50%) SQL
7 8 (12.50%) MUMPS
7 8 (12.50%) Delphi
8 5 (7.81%) C
9 4 (6.25%) PHP
9 4 (6.25%) C++/CLI
10 3 (4.69%) Java
11 2 (3.13%) Perl
11 2 (3.13%) VBScript
11 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.13%) Python
12 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.56%) VBA
12 1 (1.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) vSphere
1 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) VMware
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago