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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 498 514 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.47% 25.17% 22.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.20% 26.67% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 449 466 436
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
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
1901 1927 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.42% 94.37% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1665 1714
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 563 (57.10%) .NET
2 532 (53.96%) C#
3 461 (46.75%) HTML
4 411 (41.68%) JavaScript
5 396 (40.16%) CSS
6 363 (36.82%) SQL Server
7 347 (35.19%) SQL
8 346 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
9 328 (33.27%) ASP.NET
10 308 (31.24%) MVC
11 270 (27.38%) jQuery
12 254 (25.76%) Microsoft
13 214 (21.70%) HTML5
14 188 (19.07%) TDD
15 185 (18.76%) Java
16 174 (17.65%) PHP
17 168 (17.04%) Git (software)
18 163 (16.53%) OO
19 160 (16.23%) WCF
20 156 (15.82%) ASP.NET MVC
21 153 (15.52%) XML
22 143 (14.50%) Visual Studio
23 137 (13.89%) MySQL
23 137 (13.89%) Software Engineering
24 135 (13.69%) Degree
25 125 (12.68%) VB.NET
26 124 (12.58%) .NET Framework
27 117 (11.87%) Finance
28 116 (11.76%) CSS3
29 113 (11.46%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 82 (8.32%) Node.js
2 61 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 47 (4.77%) IIS
4 32 (3.25%) CMS
5 30 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (3.04%) Apache
6 27 (2.74%) JBoss
6 27 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 24 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 23 (2.33%) Umbraco
9 22 (2.23%) WebLogic
10 21 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (1.83%) WordPress
12 12 (1.22%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.61%) nginx
15 5 (0.51%) NServiceBus
16 3 (0.30%) Kentico
16 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 96 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.84%) Photoshop
3 20 (2.03%) MS Office
4 13 (1.32%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.52%) Magento
3 12 (1.22%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.51%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.51%) 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 31 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.83%) Office 365
3 8 (0.81%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.20%) Trello
6 1 (0.10%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.10%) GitHub
6 1 (0.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.25%) Internet
2 19 (1.93%) HTTP
3 7 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.41%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.30%) SAN
5 3 (0.30%) NAS
6 2 (0.20%) 4G
6 2 (0.20%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.20%) Extranet
7 1 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 137 (13.89%) MySQL
3 83 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (7.71%) NoSQL
5 50 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (4.46%) Relational Database
7 38 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
8 37 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (2.84%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (1.32%) MS Access
13 12 (1.22%) SAP BW
13 12 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.01%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.91%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 168 (17.04%) Git (software)
2 143 (14.50%) Visual Studio
3 112 (11.36%) Subversion
4 60 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (3.25%) Ant
6 21 (2.13%) JUnit
6 21 (2.13%) JIRA
7 18 (1.83%) Selenium
8 15 (1.52%) Gradle
8 15 (1.52%) Maven
9 10 (1.01%) Hudson
10 8 (0.81%) NUnit
11 6 (0.61%) MorphX
11 6 (0.61%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.51%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.41%) MSTest
13 4 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.41%) Moq
14 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 117 (11.87%) Finance
2 53 (5.38%) Games
3 35 (3.55%) Retail
4 26 (2.64%) Banking
5 23 (2.33%) Marketing
6 17 (1.72%) Automotive
7 14 (1.42%) Law
7 14 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.91%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.71%) Advertising
12 6 (0.61%) Publishing
13 5 (0.51%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (57.10%) .NET
2 461 (46.75%) HTML
3 396 (40.16%) CSS
4 328 (33.27%) ASP.NET
5 270 (27.38%) jQuery
6 214 (21.70%) HTML5
7 160 (16.23%) WCF
8 156 (15.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 153 (15.52%) XML
10 124 (12.58%) .NET Framework
11 116 (11.76%) CSS3
12 93 (9.43%) AngularJS
13 82 (8.32%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (8.32%) WPF
14 81 (8.22%) Web Services
15 77 (7.81%) RESTful
16 51 (5.17%) Ajax
16 51 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 51 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
17 48 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 36 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 29 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.74%) Social Media
5 26 (2.64%) BBC
6 24 (2.43%) User Experience
7 19 (1.93%) Equities
7 19 (1.93%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.42%) Semantic Web
9 9 (0.91%) FMCG
10 8 (0.81%) Ontologies
11 7 (0.71%) Social Network
11 7 (0.71%) iPhone
11 7 (0.71%) W3C
11 7 (0.71%) iPad
12 6 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.51%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.41%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.41%) Online Games
14 4 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 85 (8.62%) Windows
2 55 (5.58%) Linux
3 44 (4.46%) Android
4 24 (2.43%) UNIX
4 24 (2.43%) Windows 8
5 21 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.30%) CentOS
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.10%) Debian
9 1 (0.10%) AIX
9 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (31.24%) MVC
3 188 (19.07%) TDD
4 163 (16.53%) OO
5 137 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 107 (10.85%) Scrum
7 82 (8.32%) Web Application Development
8 81 (8.22%) Web Development
9 76 (7.71%) BDD
10 74 (7.51%) E-Commerce
10 74 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
11 69 (7.00%) OOP
12 66 (6.69%) Open Source
13 55 (5.58%) Unit Testing
14 53 (5.38%) OOD
14 53 (5.38%) SDLC
15 51 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 51 (5.17%) CRM
16 50 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (4.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 532 (53.96%) C#
2 411 (41.68%) JavaScript
3 347 (35.19%) SQL
4 185 (18.76%) Java
5 174 (17.65%) PHP
6 125 (12.68%) VB.NET
7 113 (11.46%) T-SQL
8 76 (7.71%) Ruby
9 64 (6.49%) VB
10 44 (4.46%) C++
11 32 (3.25%) VB6
12 25 (2.54%) Python
13 23 (2.33%) VBA
13 23 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.72%) C
15 16 (1.62%) PHP5
16 12 (1.22%) VBScript
17 10 (1.01%) X++
18 9 (0.91%) SPARQL
19 8 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (13.69%) Degree
2 49 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 34 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.42%) MCP
5 14 (1.42%) MCSD
6 11 (1.12%) Postgraduate
7 9 (0.91%) MCAD
7 9 (0.91%) MCTS
8 6 (0.61%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.10%) MCPD
9 1 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) HL7
3 1 (0.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.10%) Docker
4 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.10%) Puppet
3 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.10%) cPanel
Vendors
1 254 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.68%) Oracle
3 49 (4.97%) Apple
4 40 (4.06%) Google
5 26 (2.64%) Yahoo!
5 26 (2.64%) Sony
5 26 (2.64%) Facebook
6 23 (2.33%) Zend
7 21 (2.13%) Adobe
8 15 (1.52%) SAP
9 9 (0.91%) Wonderware
10 8 (0.81%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.61%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.61%) VMware
11 6 (0.61%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.51%) GUPTA
13 4 (0.41%) Sybase
13 4 (0.41%) Sun
13 4 (0.41%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.30%) Progress
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago