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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 14 21 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 13.27% 9.89% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.51% 10.47% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
222 172 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.23% 94.51% 99.55%
Number of salaries quoted 206 156 201
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -8 12 £35,000 +22.80% 2
Worcester -4 9 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Bromsgrove - 4 £19,000 -
Droitwich - 4 £42,500 -
Malvern +4 3 £21,500 -41.09%
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (77.19%) C#
2 43 (75.44%) .NET
3 30 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 29 (50.88%) ASP.NET
5 28 (49.12%) VB.NET
6 27 (47.37%) HTML
7 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
8 22 (38.60%) MVC
9 16 (28.07%) C++
10 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
11 14 (24.56%) MySQL
11 14 (24.56%) Oracle
11 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
11 14 (24.56%) Degree
12 12 (21.05%) WCF
12 12 (21.05%) XML
12 12 (21.05%) OOP
12 12 (21.05%) Windows
12 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
12 12 (21.05%) Logistics
12 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 11 (19.30%) CSS
13 11 (19.30%) VB
14 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
14 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.79%) Internet
15 8 (14.04%) MUMPS
15 8 (14.04%) Retail
15 8 (14.04%) InterSystems Cache
15 8 (14.04%) Delphi

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.51%) JBoss
1 2 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Simulink
1 1 (1.75%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.75%) Modbus
3 1 (1.75%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.56%) MySQL
3 8 (14.04%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.51%) Maven
2 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.51%) Hudson
2 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) Ant
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.04%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) .NET
2 29 (50.88%) ASP.NET
3 27 (47.37%) HTML
4 12 (21.05%) XML
4 12 (21.05%) WCF
5 11 (19.30%) CSS
6 8 (14.04%) Ajax
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.77%) WPF
8 4 (7.02%) jQuery
8 4 (7.02%) HTML5
8 4 (7.02%) WinForms
8 4 (7.02%) ATL
8 4 (7.02%) DCOM
9 2 (3.51%) LAMP
10 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.75%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.04%) IVR
3 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.02%) Physics
4 1 (1.75%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) MVC
2 12 (21.05%) OOP
2 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 12 (21.05%) Logistics
2 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.26%) OO
4 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.51%) Scrum
5 2 (3.51%) OOD
5 2 (3.51%) DevOps
5 2 (3.51%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) C#
2 28 (49.12%) VB.NET
3 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.07%) C++
5 15 (26.32%) T-SQL
6 11 (19.30%) VB
7 8 (14.04%) MUMPS
7 8 (14.04%) Delphi
8 5 (8.77%) C
9 4 (7.02%) PHP
9 4 (7.02%) SQL
9 4 (7.02%) C++/CLI
10 3 (5.26%) Java
11 2 (3.51%) Perl
11 2 (3.51%) VBScript
11 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.51%) Python
12 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) vSphere
1 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago