The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Runcorn during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Cheshire / Runcorn
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Runcorn 15.63% 6.25% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.63% 6.25% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 5
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Runcorn. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Runcorn
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 64 48 78
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Runcorn 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 199 227 246
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Runcorn

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Runcorn.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Runcorn

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Runcorn.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Runcorn

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Runcorn region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
6 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
7 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (50.00%) HTML
7 7 (50.00%) Project Management
7 7 (50.00%) Windows
7 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (50.00%) iPad
7 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (50.00%) SDLC
8 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 4 (28.57%) MVC
10 3 (21.43%) RESTful
10 3 (21.43%) Xamarin
11 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 2 (14.29%) jQuery
11 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
11 2 (14.29%) Ajax
11 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
11 2 (14.29%) Web Design
11 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
11 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (50.00%) iPad
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
1 7 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Xamarin