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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 12 14 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 15.51% 16.02% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.85% 16.58% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 13
Average salary £34,000 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
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 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
183 199 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.86% 96.60% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 169 169 240
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 January 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 January 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 -4 14 £37,500 -
Redditch -2 9 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Bromsgrove - 5 £19,000 - 2
Malvern - 2 £21,500 -
Droitwich +11 1 £34,000 +51.11% 1
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 36 (73.47%) C#
2 35 (71.43%) .NET
3 30 (61.22%) SQL Server
4 25 (51.02%) VB.NET
5 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
6 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET
7 17 (34.69%) MVC
8 16 (32.65%) HTML
8 16 (32.65%) VB
9 14 (28.57%) Degree
10 12 (24.49%) C++
10 12 (24.49%) XML
10 12 (24.49%) Windows
11 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
11 11 (22.45%) Oracle
11 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
12 10 (20.41%) IVR
12 10 (20.41%) MUMPS
12 10 (20.41%) Internet
12 10 (20.41%) Retail
12 10 (20.41%) InterSystems Cache
12 10 (20.41%) Delphi
12 10 (20.41%) OOP
13 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
13 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
13 9 (18.37%) MySQL
13 9 (18.37%) Logistics
13 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
13 9 (18.37%) WCF
13 9 (18.37%) Microsoft

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (4.08%) JBoss
1 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (61.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) InterSystems Cache
3 9 (18.37%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) CruiseControl
2 2 (4.08%) Maven
2 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.08%) Hudson
2 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Ant
General
1 10 (20.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (71.43%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET
3 16 (32.65%) HTML
4 12 (24.49%) XML
5 9 (18.37%) WCF
6 7 (14.29%) CSS
7 6 (12.24%) Ajax
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.08%) jQuery
9 2 (4.08%) Web Services
10 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) IVR
2 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.16%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) MVC
2 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
3 10 (20.41%) OOP
4 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
4 9 (18.37%) Logistics
5 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.16%) OO
7 2 (4.08%) OOD
7 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.08%) Scrum
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C#
2 25 (51.02%) VB.NET
3 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) VB
5 12 (24.49%) C++
6 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
7 10 (20.41%) MUMPS
7 10 (20.41%) Delphi
8 8 (16.33%) Java
9 4 (8.16%) PHP
9 4 (8.16%) C++/CLI
10 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.08%) Python
10 2 (4.08%) VBScript
10 2 (4.08%) SQL
10 2 (4.08%) Perl
11 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) HND
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) vSphere
1 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Droitwich
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago