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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 472 451 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.79% 23.84% 23.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.95% 25.32% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 450 413 358
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £45,150
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
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
1971 1781 1579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.17% 94.13% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1800 1587 1372
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 18 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 534 (52.92%) .NET
2 527 (52.23%) C#
3 505 (50.05%) HTML
4 465 (46.09%) CSS
5 448 (44.40%) JavaScript
6 413 (40.93%) SQL
7 393 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
8 359 (35.58%) SQL Server
9 334 (33.10%) MVC
10 326 (32.31%) ASP.NET
11 301 (29.83%) jQuery
12 223 (22.10%) Microsoft
12 223 (22.10%) HTML5
13 194 (19.23%) Web Services
14 179 (17.74%) Java
15 175 (17.34%) Scrum
16 159 (15.76%) TDD
17 150 (14.87%) Ajax
18 147 (14.57%) .NET Framework
19 146 (14.47%) Windows
20 141 (13.97%) JSON
21 138 (13.68%) Degree
22 137 (13.58%) XML
23 136 (13.48%) OO
24 130 (12.88%) VB.NET
25 128 (12.69%) PHP
26 114 (11.30%) T-SQL
26 114 (11.30%) WCF
26 114 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 112 (11.10%) KnockoutJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 107 (10.60%) SharePoint
2 48 (4.76%) CMS
3 46 (4.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 42 (4.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 37 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
6 33 (3.27%) Umbraco
7 30 (2.97%) IIS
8 29 (2.87%) Node.js
9 28 (2.78%) Apache
10 26 (2.58%) Tomcat
11 20 (1.98%) Drupal
12 16 (1.59%) JBoss
12 16 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (1.29%) WordPress
14 11 (1.09%) SAS
15 6 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.40%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.40%) GlassFish
Applications
1 105 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 47 (4.66%) Photoshop
3 29 (2.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.099%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 57 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.39%) Magento
3 9 (0.89%) SAP BPC
4 8 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.69%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.40%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.40%) SAP WM
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.099%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.099%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.099%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.099%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.88%) Office 365
3 17 (1.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.099%) Heroku
4 1 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.39%) HTTP
2 13 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.99%) SSL
3 10 (0.99%) LDAP
3 10 (0.99%) Firewall
4 6 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.50%) Internet
6 3 (0.30%) LAN
6 3 (0.30%) WAN
7 2 (0.20%) DHCP
7 2 (0.20%) VoIP
7 2 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 114 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 111 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (9.71%) MySQL
5 52 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 29 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 28 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (2.08%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 13 (1.29%) Data Mart
15 12 (1.19%) MS Access
16 11 (1.09%) SAP BW
17 10 (0.99%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 110 (10.90%) Git (software)
2 93 (9.22%) Visual Studio
3 70 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (4.36%) JIRA
5 41 (4.06%) Xcode
6 36 (3.57%) Subversion
7 34 (3.37%) ReSharper
8 33 (3.27%) Ant
9 32 (3.17%) Eclipse
10 26 (2.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 22 (2.18%) Jenkins
12 18 (1.78%) Toad
13 11 (1.09%) NUnit
14 10 (0.99%) Selenium
15 9 (0.89%) CruiseControl
15 9 (0.89%) Grunt
15 9 (0.89%) Yeoman
16 7 (0.69%) Maven
17 6 (0.59%) QUnit
18 5 (0.50%) JUnit
General
1 96 (9.51%) Finance
2 56 (5.55%) Retail
3 49 (4.86%) Advertising
4 42 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.87%) Games
6 33 (3.27%) Legal
7 29 (2.87%) Marketing
8 28 (2.78%) Law
9 19 (1.88%) Banking
10 13 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.69%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Local Government
14 2 (0.20%) Publishing
15 1 (0.099%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.099%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (52.92%) .NET
2 505 (50.05%) HTML
3 465 (46.09%) CSS
4 326 (32.31%) ASP.NET
5 301 (29.83%) jQuery
6 223 (22.10%) HTML5
7 194 (19.23%) Web Services
8 150 (14.87%) Ajax
9 147 (14.57%) .NET Framework
10 141 (13.97%) JSON
11 137 (13.58%) XML
12 114 (11.30%) WCF
13 112 (11.10%) KnockoutJS
14 94 (9.32%) AngularJS
15 91 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 86 (8.52%) CSS3
17 83 (8.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 58 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 57 (5.65%) LINQ
20 48 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.75%) User Experience
2 51 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 45 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.96%) Open Source
6 36 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (3.17%) N-Tier
8 27 (2.68%) Animation
9 26 (2.58%) Blackberry
10 24 (2.38%) Social Media
11 22 (2.18%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.59%) Equities
13 14 (1.39%) iPad
13 14 (1.39%) iPhone
14 10 (0.99%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.99%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.89%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.69%) Data Integration
17 6 (0.59%) Remote Sensing
17 6 (0.59%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 146 (14.47%) Windows
2 80 (7.93%) Apple iOS
3 74 (7.33%) Android
4 72 (7.14%) Linux
5 40 (3.96%) Windows 8
6 21 (2.08%) UNIX
6 21 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.099%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.099%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.099%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.099%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.099%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.099%) AIX
9 1 (0.099%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (33.10%) MVC
3 175 (17.34%) Scrum
4 159 (15.76%) TDD
5 136 (13.48%) OO
6 104 (10.31%) CRM
7 91 (9.02%) OOP
7 91 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 85 (8.42%) Software Engineering
9 75 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
10 74 (7.33%) iOS Development
11 68 (6.74%) E-Commerce
12 67 (6.64%) BDD
13 64 (6.34%) Android Development
14 63 (6.24%) Mentoring
15 54 (5.35%) Web Development
16 53 (5.25%) Unit Testing
17 44 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
18 43 (4.26%) Web Application Development
19 42 (4.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 527 (52.23%) C#
2 448 (44.40%) JavaScript
3 413 (40.93%) SQL
4 179 (17.74%) Java
5 130 (12.88%) VB.NET
6 128 (12.69%) PHP
7 114 (11.30%) T-SQL
8 69 (6.84%) Objective-C
9 54 (5.35%) VB
10 39 (3.87%) PL/SQL
11 35 (3.47%) Ruby
12 28 (2.78%) ActionScript
13 26 (2.58%) VB6
13 26 (2.58%) ActionScript 3.0
14 16 (1.59%) C++
15 14 (1.39%) Python
16 13 (1.29%) VBA
16 13 (1.29%) ABAP
17 9 (0.89%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 138 (13.68%) Degree
2 70 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (6.05%) Security Cleared
4 43 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.57%) MCSD
6 35 (3.47%) MCTS
7 28 (2.78%) MCP
8 19 (1.88%) MCAD
9 7 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.099%) HNC
10 1 (0.099%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.099%) MCITP
10 1 (0.099%) MCPD
10 1 (0.099%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.39%) QA
2 3 (0.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (1.19%) Puppet
2 10 (0.99%) Vagrant
2 10 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 223 (22.10%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.03%) Oracle
3 59 (5.85%) Facebook
4 43 (4.26%) Zend
5 42 (4.16%) Twitter
6 40 (3.96%) Google
7 28 (2.78%) Sencha
7 28 (2.78%) Adobe
8 26 (2.58%) Appcelerator
9 24 (2.38%) Business Objects
10 18 (1.78%) SAP
10 18 (1.78%) Apple
11 16 (1.59%) Informatica
12 10 (0.99%) VMware
13 8 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.79%) LexisNexis
14 6 (0.59%) Sony
14 6 (0.59%) Yahoo!
14 6 (0.59%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.59%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 38.50k to 45.90k per year GBP
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension,Staff Discount
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus paid on projects
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago