The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 504 456 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.04% 22.40% 23.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.57% 23.86% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 456 432 355
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,650 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1897 1911 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.24% 93.86% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1688 1384
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Birmingham region.

Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 483 (51.11%) .NET
2 457 (48.36%) C#
3 405 (42.86%) HTML
4 371 (39.26%) SQL Server
5 366 (38.73%) CSS
6 360 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 348 (36.83%) SQL
8 311 (32.91%) ASP.NET
9 252 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 246 (26.03%) jQuery
11 193 (20.42%) MVC
12 180 (19.05%) HTML5
13 154 (16.30%) Web Services
14 153 (16.19%) PHP
15 135 (14.29%) Java
16 129 (13.65%) Windows
17 128 (13.54%) VB.NET
18 127 (13.44%) MySQL
19 124 (13.12%) SharePoint
20 123 (13.02%) WCF
21 122 (12.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 121 (12.80%) Degree
23 118 (12.49%) CSS3
24 116 (12.28%) MS Excel
25 110 (11.64%) OO
26 107 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
27 106 (11.22%) Web Development
28 98 (10.37%) XML
29 96 (10.16%) .NET Framework
30 92 (9.74%) CRM

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 124 (13.12%) SharePoint
2 59 (6.24%) CMS
3 40 (4.23%) Apache
4 39 (4.13%) WordPress
5 32 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 27 (2.86%) IIS
7 23 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (2.12%) Drupal
9 19 (2.01%) Umbraco
9 19 (2.01%) Node.js
10 17 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (1.59%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.85%) OpenEdge
14 7 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.53%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.42%) FileNet
16 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.32%) Sitefinity
17 3 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 116 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 52 (5.50%) Photoshop
3 28 (2.96%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 63 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (4.44%) Magento
3 11 (1.16%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.53%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.32%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.32%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.11%) Zen Cart
10 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.22%) SaaS
2 17 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.32%) ElastiCache
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.59%) Internet
2 7 (0.74%) HTTP
3 6 (0.63%) Extranet
4 5 (0.53%) Firewall
4 5 (0.53%) SSL
4 5 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.53%) LDAP
5 3 (0.32%) DHCP
6 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) Modbus
7 1 (0.11%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (39.26%) SQL Server
2 127 (13.44%) MySQL
3 122 (12.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 60 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (4.34%) Oracle Database
6 41 (4.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 37 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (2.65%) Relational Database
11 22 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (2.22%) MS Access
13 19 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (1.48%) Data Mart
15 12 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.27%) NoSQL
16 11 (1.16%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (0.95%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 77 (8.15%) Visual Studio
2 73 (7.72%) Git (software)
2 73 (7.72%) Subversion
3 51 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 19 (2.01%) Xcode
6 17 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.48%) Toad
7 14 (1.48%) Maven
7 14 (1.48%) JIRA
8 13 (1.38%) Ant
9 10 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (0.95%) NUnit
11 6 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (0.63%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.63%) PhoneGap
11 6 (0.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (0.53%) ReSharper
12 5 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 87 (9.21%) Finance
2 42 (4.44%) Games
3 40 (4.23%) Retail
3 40 (4.23%) Advertising
4 32 (3.39%) Legal
5 25 (2.65%) Banking
5 25 (2.65%) Law
6 24 (2.54%) Marketing
7 19 (2.01%) Automotive
8 10 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.42%) Back Office
11 4 (0.42%) Local Government
12 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (51.11%) .NET
2 405 (42.86%) HTML
3 366 (38.73%) CSS
4 311 (32.91%) ASP.NET
5 246 (26.03%) jQuery
6 180 (19.05%) HTML5
7 154 (16.30%) Web Services
8 123 (13.02%) WCF
9 118 (12.49%) CSS3
10 98 (10.37%) XML
11 96 (10.16%) .NET Framework
12 78 (8.25%) WPF
13 68 (7.20%) Ajax
14 56 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 52 (5.50%) JSON
16 47 (4.97%) WinForms
16 47 (4.97%) KnockoutJS
17 44 (4.66%) LINQ
18 43 (4.55%) Symfony
18 43 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.03%) Computer Science
2 44 (4.66%) Open Source
3 39 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 31 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (2.22%) Social Media
6 20 (2.12%) Mathematics
7 15 (1.59%) iPhone
7 15 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.38%) Animation
9 11 (1.16%) iPad
10 9 (0.95%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.85%) AS400
11 8 (0.85%) Replication
12 7 (0.74%) iSeries
13 6 (0.63%) Physics
14 4 (0.42%) Remote Sensing
14 4 (0.42%) Data Extraction
14 4 (0.42%) Telematics
14 4 (0.42%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 129 (13.65%) Windows
2 63 (6.67%) Android
2 63 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 43 (4.55%) Linux
4 23 (2.43%) Windows 8
5 22 (2.33%) UNIX
6 10 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.74%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.32%) AIX
9 3 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (20.42%) MVC
2 110 (11.64%) OO
3 107 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (11.22%) Web Development
5 92 (9.74%) CRM
6 83 (8.78%) TDD
7 74 (7.83%) Scrum
8 57 (6.03%) Software Engineering
9 56 (5.93%) E-Commerce
10 49 (5.19%) Unit Testing
11 48 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (4.55%) OOP
13 41 (4.34%) Responsive Web Design
14 38 (4.02%) iOS Development
15 32 (3.39%) Android Development
15 32 (3.39%) Web Application Development
16 30 (3.17%) OOD
16 30 (3.17%) SEO
16 30 (3.17%) BDD
17 28 (2.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 457 (48.36%) C#
2 360 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 348 (36.83%) SQL
4 153 (16.19%) PHP
5 135 (14.29%) Java
6 128 (13.54%) VB.NET
7 79 (8.36%) T-SQL
8 58 (6.14%) VB
9 44 (4.66%) C++
10 32 (3.39%) Objective-C
11 31 (3.28%) C
12 27 (2.86%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.22%) Ruby
14 19 (2.01%) PHP5
15 17 (1.80%) VB6
15 17 (1.80%) VBA
16 15 (1.59%) Python
16 15 (1.59%) ABAP
17 13 (1.38%) ActionScript
18 9 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 121 (12.80%) Degree
2 38 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.95%) MCP
6 8 (0.85%) MCITP
7 7 (0.74%) MCSD
8 4 (0.42%) MCTS
9 3 (0.32%) MCSE
10 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.27%) QA
2 9 (0.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (0.53%) Puppet
1 5 (0.53%) Vagrant
1 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 252 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.72%) Zend
3 69 (7.30%) Oracle
4 42 (4.44%) Facebook
5 26 (2.75%) Twitter
6 21 (2.22%) Google
7 19 (2.01%) SAP
8 17 (1.80%) Business Objects
8 17 (1.80%) JBoss
8 17 (1.80%) Adobe
9 16 (1.69%) Apple
10 14 (1.48%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.06%) Sitecore
11 10 (1.06%) Sencha
12 9 (0.95%) Progress
13 8 (0.85%) DevExpress
14 7 (0.74%) VMware
14 7 (0.74%) Cognos
15 6 (0.63%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg upon exp + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eclipse IT Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits - pension, flexi etc
Posted: 3 days ago