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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 490 452 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.68% 24.81% 23.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.64% 26.05% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 429 395 369
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
1711 1735 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.67% 95.23% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1527 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 602 (64.11%) .NET
2 576 (61.34%) C#
3 488 (51.97%) HTML
4 451 (48.03%) JavaScript
5 432 (46.01%) CSS
6 366 (38.98%) SQL Server
7 347 (36.95%) SQL
8 339 (36.10%) ASP.NET
9 317 (33.76%) MVC
10 293 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
11 278 (29.61%) jQuery
12 259 (27.58%) Microsoft
13 200 (21.30%) HTML5
14 187 (19.91%) PHP
15 160 (17.04%) Java
16 159 (16.93%) OO
16 159 (16.93%) TDD
17 158 (16.83%) WCF
18 153 (16.29%) .NET Framework
19 146 (15.55%) VB.NET
20 145 (15.44%) XML
21 137 (14.59%) Degree
21 137 (14.59%) ASP.NET MVC
22 134 (14.27%) MySQL
23 124 (13.21%) Software Engineering
24 123 (13.10%) Git (software)
25 121 (12.89%) Visual Studio
26 106 (11.29%) T-SQL
27 89 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 88 (9.37%) Web Application Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 82 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 75 (7.99%) Node.js
3 46 (4.90%) IIS
4 39 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
5 38 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 36 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 33 (3.51%) Umbraco
8 30 (3.19%) CMS
9 20 (2.13%) Apache
10 19 (2.02%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.81%) JBoss
12 15 (1.60%) WebLogic
13 14 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (1.17%) WordPress
15 8 (0.85%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.85%) NServiceBus
16 6 (0.64%) Drupal
16 6 (0.64%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.53%) nginx
18 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 74 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.98%) MS Office
3 22 (2.34%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.06%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.24%) SAP BPC
3 18 (1.92%) Magento
4 14 (1.49%) SAP HR
4 14 (1.49%) SAP FI
5 12 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Shopify
7 1 (0.11%) Tridion
7 1 (0.11%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.66%) Office 365
3 7 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.53%) SaaS
5 4 (0.43%) Trello
6 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.51%) Internet
2 17 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.60%) HTTP
4 8 (0.85%) LAN
4 8 (0.85%) WAN
5 4 (0.43%) Extranet
5 4 (0.43%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.32%) SAN
6 3 (0.32%) NAS
6 3 (0.32%) 4G
7 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.11%) Broadband
8 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 134 (14.27%) MySQL
3 89 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 58 (6.18%) NoSQL
6 49 (5.22%) Relational Database
7 46 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
9 33 (3.51%) RDBMS
10 30 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (2.34%) SAP BW
13 17 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (1.49%) SAP BI
15 12 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.17%) RavenDB
17 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
18 8 (0.85%) MongoDB
18 8 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 123 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 121 (12.89%) Visual Studio
3 72 (7.67%) Subversion
4 48 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (3.09%) Ant
6 19 (2.02%) JIRA
7 18 (1.92%) JUnit
8 16 (1.70%) Selenium
9 15 (1.60%) Maven
9 15 (1.60%) Gradle
10 12 (1.28%) NUnit
11 8 (0.85%) ReSharper
12 6 (0.64%) MorphX
12 6 (0.64%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.64%) MSTest
12 6 (0.64%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.53%) Hudson
13 5 (0.53%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (0.43%) Moq
General
1 59 (6.28%) Finance
2 32 (3.41%) Games
3 30 (3.19%) Retail
4 26 (2.77%) Marketing
5 19 (2.02%) Law
6 18 (1.92%) Advertising
6 18 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.38%) Banking
8 9 (0.96%) Automotive
9 7 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.64%) Back Office
10 6 (0.64%) Legal
11 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.21%) Local Government
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (64.11%) .NET
2 488 (51.97%) HTML
3 432 (46.01%) CSS
4 339 (36.10%) ASP.NET
5 278 (29.61%) jQuery
6 200 (21.30%) HTML5
7 158 (16.83%) WCF
8 153 (16.29%) .NET Framework
9 145 (15.44%) XML
10 137 (14.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 87 (9.27%) CSS3
12 82 (8.73%) AngularJS
13 76 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 75 (7.99%) Web Services
15 67 (7.14%) WPF
16 66 (7.03%) Ajax
17 63 (6.71%) KnockoutJS
18 60 (6.39%) RESTful
19 53 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 52 (5.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 52 (5.54%) Open Source
3 29 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.66%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.56%) BBC
5 24 (2.56%) Social Media
6 23 (2.45%) User Experience
7 14 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 9 (0.96%) Social Network
9 8 (0.85%) Equities
10 7 (0.75%) Semantic Web
11 5 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.53%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.43%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.43%) iPad
12 4 (0.43%) iPhone
12 4 (0.43%) FMCG
12 4 (0.43%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.41%) Windows
2 57 (6.07%) Linux
3 34 (3.62%) Android
4 17 (1.81%) UNIX
4 17 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.64%) CentOS
7 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.21%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (33.76%) MVC
2 293 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (16.93%) OO
3 159 (16.93%) TDD
4 124 (13.21%) Software Engineering
5 88 (9.37%) Web Application Development
6 87 (9.27%) Scrum
7 70 (7.45%) E-Commerce
8 66 (7.03%) CRM
9 64 (6.82%) Web Development
10 63 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (6.60%) BDD
12 58 (6.18%) Mobile Development
13 55 (5.86%) OOP
14 47 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (4.47%) SOA
16 39 (4.15%) Project Management
16 39 (4.15%) Mentoring
17 38 (4.05%) Unit Testing
18 37 (3.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 576 (61.34%) C#
2 451 (48.03%) JavaScript
3 347 (36.95%) SQL
4 187 (19.91%) PHP
5 160 (17.04%) Java
6 146 (15.55%) VB.NET
7 106 (11.29%) T-SQL
8 75 (7.99%) VB
9 70 (7.45%) Ruby
10 35 (3.73%) VB6
11 33 (3.51%) Python
12 24 (2.56%) C++
13 19 (2.02%) C
14 18 (1.92%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.49%) VBScript
15 14 (1.49%) ABAP
15 14 (1.49%) VBA
16 9 (0.96%) Perl
16 9 (0.96%) PHP5
17 8 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 137 (14.59%) Degree
2 46 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.98%) MCSD
4 20 (2.13%) MCP
5 19 (2.02%) MCTS
6 18 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.92%) MCAD
7 16 (1.70%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.32%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.21%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) HL7
2 2 (0.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.53%) Docker
4 4 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (0.85%) Puppet
2 4 (0.43%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) cPanel
3 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 259 (27.58%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.26%) Oracle
3 32 (3.41%) Google
4 29 (3.09%) Adobe
5 27 (2.88%) Apple
6 24 (2.56%) Facebook
6 24 (2.56%) Sony
6 24 (2.56%) Yahoo!
7 22 (2.34%) SAP
8 16 (1.70%) Zend
9 15 (1.60%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.49%) Sitecore
11 10 (1.06%) EPiServer
11 10 (1.06%) DevExpress
11 10 (1.06%) VMware
12 8 (0.85%) Altova
13 7 (0.75%) BT
14 6 (0.64%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.43%) GUPTA
15 4 (0.43%) Citrix
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 2 days ago
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BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent package + Training!
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BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + profit share, training
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits - shares etc
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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