The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 499 433 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.42% 24.16% 23.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.45% 25.40% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 452 379 365
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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 Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1754 1705 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.37% 95.15% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1489 1325
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 620 (65.26%) .NET
2 594 (62.53%) C#
3 496 (52.21%) HTML
4 456 (48.00%) JavaScript
5 443 (46.63%) CSS
6 390 (41.05%) SQL
7 356 (37.47%) ASP.NET
8 355 (37.37%) SQL Server
9 327 (34.42%) MVC
10 305 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
11 280 (29.47%) jQuery
12 262 (27.58%) Microsoft
13 188 (19.79%) HTML5
14 180 (18.95%) PHP
15 168 (17.68%) OO
16 167 (17.58%) TDD
17 164 (17.26%) Java
18 161 (16.95%) .NET Framework
19 160 (16.84%) XML
20 152 (16.00%) WCF
21 151 (15.89%) VB.NET
22 138 (14.53%) Degree
23 136 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
24 128 (13.47%) MySQL
25 127 (13.37%) Software Engineering
26 126 (13.26%) Visual Studio
27 107 (11.26%) T-SQL
28 106 (11.16%) Git (software)
29 93 (9.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 87 (9.16%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 86 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 69 (7.26%) Node.js
3 42 (4.42%) IIS
4 39 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 38 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 38 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 35 (3.68%) Umbraco
7 28 (2.95%) CMS
8 18 (1.89%) JBoss
9 16 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.68%) Apache
10 14 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.05%) Drupal
12 10 (1.05%) WordPress
13 8 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.84%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.63%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 68 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.74%) MS Office
3 18 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.74%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.21%) SAP BPC
3 19 (2.00%) Magento
4 14 (1.47%) SAP FI
4 14 (1.47%) SAP HR
5 13 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Shopify
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.11%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.53%) Office 365
3 7 (0.74%) SaaS
4 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.42%) Trello
5 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.47%) Internet
2 17 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.37%) HTTP
4 8 (0.84%) WAN
4 8 (0.84%) LAN
5 4 (0.42%) Extranet
5 4 (0.42%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.32%) NAS
6 3 (0.32%) 4G
6 3 (0.32%) SAN
7 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (37.37%) SQL Server
2 128 (13.47%) MySQL
3 93 (9.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (5.68%) NoSQL
6 48 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 46 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (3.89%) Crystal Reports
9 35 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (3.58%) RDBMS
11 29 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (2.32%) SAP BW
13 18 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (1.47%) SAP BI
14 14 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.16%) RavenDB
17 8 (0.84%) MS Access
17 8 (0.84%) MongoDB
17 8 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 126 (13.26%) Visual Studio
2 106 (11.16%) Git (software)
3 57 (6.00%) Subversion
4 56 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (2.53%) Ant
6 17 (1.79%) JIRA
7 16 (1.68%) JUnit
8 14 (1.47%) NUnit
8 14 (1.47%) Selenium
8 14 (1.47%) ReSharper
9 12 (1.26%) Maven
9 12 (1.26%) Gradle
10 8 (0.84%) Xcode
11 6 (0.63%) MorphX
11 6 (0.63%) MSTest
11 6 (0.63%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.53%) Hudson
12 5 (0.53%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.42%) Moq
General
1 60 (6.32%) Finance
2 34 (3.58%) Retail
3 29 (3.05%) Marketing
4 24 (2.53%) Advertising
4 24 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.32%) Games
6 19 (2.00%) Law
7 12 (1.26%) Banking
8 9 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.63%) Back Office
9 6 (0.63%) Legal
9 6 (0.63%) Automotive
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (65.26%) .NET
2 496 (52.21%) HTML
3 443 (46.63%) CSS
4 356 (37.47%) ASP.NET
5 280 (29.47%) jQuery
6 188 (19.79%) HTML5
7 161 (16.95%) .NET Framework
8 160 (16.84%) XML
9 152 (16.00%) WCF
10 136 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 86 (9.05%) Web Services
12 84 (8.84%) CSS3
13 82 (8.63%) Ajax
14 75 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 74 (7.79%) AngularJS
16 73 (7.68%) KnockoutJS
17 61 (6.42%) WPF
17 61 (6.42%) JSON
17 61 (6.42%) RESTful
18 60 (6.32%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 41 (4.32%) Open Source
3 39 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.26%) User Experience
5 25 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.42%) BBC
6 23 (2.42%) Social Media
7 13 (1.37%) Equities
8 11 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 9 (0.95%) Social Network
10 7 (0.74%) iPhone
10 7 (0.74%) iPad
11 6 (0.63%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.63%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.63%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.63%) Semantic Web
12 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.42%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.42%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 83 (8.74%) Windows
2 59 (6.21%) Linux
3 29 (3.05%) Android
4 25 (2.63%) UNIX
5 22 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.63%) CentOS
8 5 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.21%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (34.42%) MVC
2 305 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (17.68%) OO
4 167 (17.58%) TDD
5 127 (13.37%) Software Engineering
6 87 (9.16%) Scrum
7 86 (9.05%) Web Application Development
8 74 (7.79%) CRM
9 70 (7.37%) Mobile Development
10 66 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
11 64 (6.74%) E-Commerce
12 61 (6.42%) OOP
13 59 (6.21%) BDD
14 51 (5.37%) Web Development
15 49 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (4.84%) Unit Testing
17 44 (4.63%) SOA
18 38 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
19 37 (3.89%) Project Management
20 36 (3.79%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 594 (62.53%) C#
2 456 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 390 (41.05%) SQL
4 180 (18.95%) PHP
5 164 (17.26%) Java
6 151 (15.89%) VB.NET
7 107 (11.26%) T-SQL
8 80 (8.42%) VB
9 66 (6.95%) Ruby
10 37 (3.89%) VB6
11 31 (3.26%) Python
12 23 (2.42%) C++
13 19 (2.00%) C
14 14 (1.47%) ABAP
15 13 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.37%) VBA
15 13 (1.37%) VBScript
16 12 (1.26%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.26%) PHP5
17 10 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 138 (14.53%) Degree
2 57 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.37%) MCSD
4 23 (2.42%) MCP
5 22 (2.32%) MCTS
5 22 (2.32%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.89%) MCAD
7 13 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.21%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.11%) WAI
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.53%) Docker
4 4 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (0.84%) Puppet
2 4 (0.42%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) cPanel
3 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 262 (27.58%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.63%) Oracle
3 30 (3.16%) Apple
4 28 (2.95%) Google
5 26 (2.74%) Adobe
6 23 (2.42%) Sony
6 23 (2.42%) Yahoo!
6 23 (2.42%) Facebook
7 22 (2.32%) SAP
8 14 (1.47%) Business Objects
8 14 (1.47%) Sitecore
9 13 (1.37%) Zend
10 10 (1.05%) VMware
10 10 (1.05%) EPiServer
10 10 (1.05%) DevExpress
11 8 (0.84%) Informatica
11 8 (0.84%) Altova
12 7 (0.74%) BT
13 6 (0.63%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
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