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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 523 455 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.06% 23.85% 22.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.50% 25.49% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 457 408 400
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1902 1785 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.77% 93.55% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1568 1561
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 590 (59.00%) .NET
2 554 (55.40%) C#
3 476 (47.60%) HTML
4 425 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 408 (40.80%) CSS
6 366 (36.60%) SQL Server
7 347 (34.70%) SQL
8 342 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
9 324 (32.40%) ASP.NET
10 317 (31.70%) MVC
11 270 (27.00%) jQuery
12 252 (25.20%) Microsoft
13 203 (20.30%) HTML5
14 197 (19.70%) Java
15 191 (19.10%) PHP
16 169 (16.90%) TDD
17 167 (16.70%) WCF
18 165 (16.50%) OO
19 161 (16.10%) Git (software)
20 155 (15.50%) XML
21 147 (14.70%) Software Engineering
22 146 (14.60%) MySQL
23 143 (14.30%) ASP.NET MVC
24 141 (14.10%) Degree
24 141 (14.10%) VB.NET
25 128 (12.80%) .NET Framework
26 122 (12.20%) Visual Studio
27 104 (10.40%) T-SQL
27 104 (10.40%) Subversion
28 103 (10.30%) Computer Science

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 77 (7.70%) Node.js
2 71 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 45 (4.50%) IIS
4 34 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
5 33 (3.30%) CMS
6 30 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 28 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (2.80%) JBoss
8 27 (2.70%) WebSphere
8 27 (2.70%) Umbraco
9 26 (2.60%) Apache
10 22 (2.20%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.70%) WordPress
12 12 (1.20%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.70%) NServiceBus
15 6 (0.60%) nginx
16 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.30%) OpenEdge
17 3 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 83 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.40%) Photoshop
3 23 (2.30%) MS Office
4 13 (1.30%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.60%) Magento
2 16 (1.60%) SAP BPC
3 14 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.90%) SAP HR
4 9 (0.90%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.10%) Maximo
6 1 (0.10%) Tridion
6 1 (0.10%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.10%) JDE World
6 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.10%) Office 365
3 8 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.40%) Trello
5 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.10%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.50%) Internet
2 21 (2.10%) HTTP
3 13 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.40%) NetScaler
4 4 (0.40%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.40%) Extranet
5 3 (0.30%) NAS
5 3 (0.30%) 4G
5 3 (0.30%) LAN
5 3 (0.30%) WAN
5 3 (0.30%) SAN
6 2 (0.20%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) Skype
7 1 (0.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (36.60%) SQL Server
2 146 (14.60%) MySQL
3 87 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (7.30%) NoSQL
5 57 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (4.80%) Relational Database
7 41 (4.10%) Crystal Reports
8 40 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (3.40%) RDBMS
10 28 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (1.60%) SAP BW
13 14 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (1.20%) MS Access
16 11 (1.10%) RavenDB
16 11 (1.10%) Oracle Database
17 10 (1.00%) MongoDB
17 10 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 161 (16.10%) Git (software)
2 122 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 104 (10.40%) Subversion
4 44 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (3.40%) Ant
6 25 (2.50%) JUnit
7 23 (2.30%) JIRA
8 21 (2.10%) Selenium
9 15 (1.50%) Maven
9 15 (1.50%) Gradle
10 9 (0.90%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.90%) NUnit
10 9 (0.90%) Hudson
11 6 (0.60%) MorphX
12 5 (0.50%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.50%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.40%) MSTest
13 4 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.40%) Moq
14 3 (0.30%) PEAR
General
1 96 (9.60%) Finance
2 49 (4.90%) Games
3 33 (3.30%) Retail
4 26 (2.60%) Marketing
5 22 (2.20%) Banking
6 15 (1.50%) Law
7 14 (1.40%) Automotive
8 13 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.00%) Advertising
11 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.70%) Back Office
12 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.50%) Publishing
13 3 (0.30%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 590 (59.00%) .NET
2 476 (47.60%) HTML
3 408 (40.80%) CSS
4 324 (32.40%) ASP.NET
5 270 (27.00%) jQuery
6 203 (20.30%) HTML5
7 167 (16.70%) WCF
8 155 (15.50%) XML
9 143 (14.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 128 (12.80%) .NET Framework
11 97 (9.70%) CSS3
12 87 (8.70%) AngularJS
13 84 (8.40%) WPF
14 78 (7.80%) Web Services
15 77 (7.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 73 (7.30%) RESTful
17 55 (5.50%) Ajax
18 48 (4.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 47 (4.70%) KnockoutJS
20 45 (4.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.30%) Computer Science
2 35 (3.50%) Mobile App
3 31 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.70%) User Experience
5 26 (2.60%) Social Media
6 25 (2.50%) BBC
7 16 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.40%) Equities
9 11 (1.10%) Semantic Web
10 9 (0.90%) Social Network
11 7 (0.70%) iPhone
11 7 (0.70%) iPad
12 6 (0.60%) FMCG
13 5 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.50%) Ontologies
14 4 (0.40%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.40%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.40%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.40%) GIS
14 4 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.80%) Windows
2 54 (5.40%) Linux
3 36 (3.60%) Android
4 19 (1.90%) UNIX
5 17 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.80%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.60%) CentOS
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.20%) AIX
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (31.70%) MVC
3 169 (16.90%) TDD
4 165 (16.50%) OO
5 147 (14.70%) Software Engineering
6 96 (9.60%) Scrum
7 84 (8.40%) Web Application Development
8 76 (7.60%) Web Development
9 74 (7.40%) BDD
10 70 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
11 68 (6.80%) E-Commerce
11 68 (6.80%) Open Source
12 66 (6.60%) OOP
13 58 (5.80%) CRM
14 53 (5.30%) SDLC
15 52 (5.20%) OOD
16 50 (5.00%) SOA
16 50 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (5.00%) Mentoring
17 47 (4.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 554 (55.40%) C#
2 425 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 347 (34.70%) SQL
4 197 (19.70%) Java
5 191 (19.10%) PHP
6 141 (14.10%) VB.NET
7 104 (10.40%) T-SQL
8 75 (7.50%) Ruby
9 74 (7.40%) VB
10 42 (4.20%) C++
11 33 (3.30%) VB6
12 32 (3.20%) Python
13 22 (2.20%) VBA
13 22 (2.20%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.70%) C
15 15 (1.50%) VBScript
16 12 (1.20%) PHP5
17 10 (1.00%) X++
18 9 (0.90%) ABAP
19 8 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (14.10%) Degree
2 43 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.00%) MCSD
6 18 (1.80%) MCP
7 13 (1.30%) MCAD
7 13 (1.30%) MCTS
8 8 (0.80%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.60%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.20%) HND
11 1 (0.10%) MCPD
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) HL7
2 2 (0.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.50%) Docker
3 4 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (0.50%) Puppet
2 4 (0.40%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.10%) Control-M
5 1 (0.10%) cPanel
Vendors
1 252 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.50%) Oracle
3 38 (3.80%) Google
4 33 (3.30%) Apple
5 25 (2.50%) Sony
5 25 (2.50%) Facebook
5 25 (2.50%) Yahoo!
6 24 (2.40%) Adobe
7 21 (2.10%) Zend
8 17 (1.70%) SAP
9 13 (1.30%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.10%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.90%) VMware
12 7 (0.70%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.50%) Wonderware
13 5 (0.50%) GUPTA
13 5 (0.50%) BT
13 5 (0.50%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.40%) Cloudera
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