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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 524 424 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.06% 19.83% 23.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.51% 21.19% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 461 402 369
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
2054 2001 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.31% 93.59% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1740 1789 1341
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 503 (51.01%) .NET
2 478 (48.48%) C#
3 425 (43.10%) HTML
4 395 (40.06%) CSS
5 382 (38.74%) SQL Server
6 363 (36.82%) JavaScript
7 361 (36.61%) SQL
8 305 (30.93%) ASP.NET
9 260 (26.37%) Microsoft
10 257 (26.06%) jQuery
11 227 (23.02%) MVC
12 200 (20.28%) HTML5
13 182 (18.46%) Web Services
14 153 (15.52%) Java
15 150 (15.21%) Windows
16 144 (14.60%) PHP
17 134 (13.59%) VB.NET
18 128 (12.98%) Degree
19 126 (12.78%) SharePoint
20 125 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 124 (12.58%) WCF
22 122 (12.37%) XML
22 122 (12.37%) CSS3
23 121 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
24 120 (12.17%) MS Excel
25 116 (11.76%) MySQL
26 111 (11.26%) OO
27 108 (10.95%) Scrum
28 106 (10.75%) TDD
28 106 (10.75%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 126 (12.78%) SharePoint
2 61 (6.19%) CMS
3 38 (3.85%) Apache
4 32 (3.25%) WordPress
5 31 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 27 (2.74%) IIS
7 25 (2.54%) Umbraco
8 23 (2.33%) Node.js
8 23 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (2.13%) Drupal
10 19 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.52%) Joomla!
13 6 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.51%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.51%) SAS
15 4 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.30%) FileNet
16 3 (0.30%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 120 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 59 (5.98%) Photoshop
3 25 (2.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 68 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (3.65%) Magento
3 11 (1.12%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.41%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.41%) SAP WM
8 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.10%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.23%) SaaS
2 16 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.30%) ElastiCache
4 3 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.32%) HTTP
1 13 (1.32%) Internet
2 10 (1.01%) Firewall
2 10 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.01%) LDAP
2 10 (1.01%) SSL
3 6 (0.61%) Extranet
4 3 (0.30%) DHCP
4 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.10%) Intranet
5 1 (0.10%) VoIP
5 1 (0.10%) DNS
5 1 (0.10%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (38.74%) SQL Server
2 125 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 116 (11.76%) MySQL
4 80 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 32 (3.25%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
11 20 (2.03%) MS Access
12 16 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.62%) NoSQL
13 14 (1.42%) Data Mart
14 12 (1.22%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (0.91%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 98 (9.94%) Git (software)
2 81 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 73 (7.40%) Subversion
4 57 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (4.16%) Eclipse
6 32 (3.25%) Xcode
7 31 (3.14%) JIRA
8 24 (2.43%) Jenkins
9 23 (2.33%) Ant
10 17 (1.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 14 (1.42%) Toad
11 14 (1.42%) Maven
12 10 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (0.91%) NUnit
14 8 (0.81%) CruiseControl
15 7 (0.71%) ReSharper
16 6 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
16 6 (0.61%) Selenium
16 6 (0.61%) FitNesse
17 4 (0.41%) MSBuild
General
1 87 (8.82%) Finance
2 47 (4.77%) Retail
3 45 (4.56%) Advertising
4 42 (4.26%) Games
5 38 (3.85%) Legal
6 31 (3.14%) Law
7 25 (2.54%) Marketing
8 23 (2.33%) Banking
9 21 (2.13%) Automotive
10 14 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (51.01%) .NET
2 425 (43.10%) HTML
3 395 (40.06%) CSS
4 305 (30.93%) ASP.NET
5 257 (26.06%) jQuery
6 200 (20.28%) HTML5
7 182 (18.46%) Web Services
8 124 (12.58%) WCF
9 122 (12.37%) XML
9 122 (12.37%) CSS3
10 106 (10.75%) .NET Framework
11 90 (9.13%) Ajax
12 72 (7.30%) WPF
13 69 (7.00%) JSON
14 67 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (5.58%) AngularJS
16 54 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
17 49 (4.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 49 (4.97%) LINQ
18 46 (4.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.68%) Computer Science
2 53 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 43 (4.36%) Open Source
4 40 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.84%) Social Media
6 19 (1.93%) Mathematics
6 19 (1.93%) Animation
7 18 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.72%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.32%) iPhone
11 9 (0.91%) iPad
12 7 (0.71%) AS400
12 7 (0.71%) Replication
13 6 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (0.61%) Physics
13 6 (0.61%) Telematics
13 6 (0.61%) Remote Sensing
14 5 (0.51%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 150 (15.21%) Windows
2 81 (8.22%) Apple iOS
3 80 (8.11%) Android
4 43 (4.36%) Linux
5 37 (3.75%) Windows 8
6 15 (1.52%) UNIX
7 14 (1.42%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.91%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.30%) AIX
11 3 (0.30%) Solaris
12 2 (0.20%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (23.02%) MVC
2 121 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (11.26%) OO
4 108 (10.95%) Scrum
5 106 (10.75%) TDD
6 103 (10.45%) Web Development
7 93 (9.43%) CRM
8 63 (6.39%) iOS Development
9 58 (5.88%) OOP
10 57 (5.78%) E-Commerce
10 57 (5.78%) Software Engineering
11 54 (5.48%) Android Development
12 51 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (5.07%) Responsive Web Design
14 48 (4.87%) Unit Testing
15 40 (4.06%) BDD
16 36 (3.65%) Workflow
17 35 (3.55%) Web Application Development
18 33 (3.35%) Waterfall
19 32 (3.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 478 (48.48%) C#
2 363 (36.82%) JavaScript
3 361 (36.61%) SQL
4 153 (15.52%) Java
5 144 (14.60%) PHP
6 134 (13.59%) VB.NET
7 86 (8.72%) T-SQL
8 62 (6.29%) VB
9 56 (5.68%) Objective-C
10 36 (3.65%) C++
11 30 (3.04%) PL/SQL
12 24 (2.43%) Ruby
13 23 (2.33%) ActionScript
13 23 (2.33%) C
14 22 (2.23%) VB6
15 17 (1.72%) PHP5
15 17 (1.72%) ActionScript 3.0
16 16 (1.62%) VBA
17 15 (1.52%) ABAP
18 9 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 128 (12.98%) Degree
2 46 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.22%) MCSD
6 8 (0.81%) MCITP
7 7 (0.71%) MCP
8 4 (0.41%) MCTS
9 3 (0.30%) MCSE
10 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.01%) QA
2 9 (0.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 10 (1.01%) Puppet
1 10 (1.01%) Vagrant
1 10 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 260 (26.37%) Microsoft
2 71 (7.20%) Oracle
3 70 (7.10%) Zend
4 59 (5.98%) Facebook
5 37 (3.75%) Twitter
6 32 (3.25%) Google
7 21 (2.13%) Sencha
7 21 (2.13%) Adobe
8 18 (1.83%) Business Objects
9 17 (1.72%) Appcelerator
10 16 (1.62%) SAP
10 16 (1.62%) JBoss
11 14 (1.42%) Apple
11 14 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.22%) VMware
13 11 (1.12%) Informatica
14 8 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.81%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.81%) DevExpress
15 7 (0.71%) LexisNexis
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