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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 452 395 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.74% 25.14% 25.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.77% 26.73% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 429 367 376
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
1754 1478 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.00% 94.08% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 1292 1356
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 26 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 548 (56.79%) .NET
2 540 (55.96%) C#
3 497 (51.50%) HTML
4 456 (47.25%) JavaScript
5 452 (46.84%) CSS
6 408 (42.28%) SQL
7 375 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
8 336 (34.82%) SQL Server
9 328 (33.99%) MVC
10 318 (32.95%) ASP.NET
11 293 (30.36%) jQuery
12 217 (22.49%) HTML5
13 215 (22.28%) Microsoft
14 171 (17.72%) Java
15 164 (16.99%) Web Services
16 159 (16.48%) Scrum
17 155 (16.06%) TDD
18 146 (15.13%) .NET Framework
19 140 (14.51%) Ajax
20 139 (14.40%) XML
21 138 (14.30%) OO
22 136 (14.09%) Windows
23 132 (13.68%) VB.NET
24 129 (13.37%) JSON
25 127 (13.16%) Degree
26 123 (12.75%) PHP
27 122 (12.64%) T-SQL
28 117 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 117 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
29 105 (10.88%) KnockoutJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 91 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
3 43 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 42 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 40 (4.15%) CMS
6 32 (3.32%) IIS
7 30 (3.11%) Umbraco
8 27 (2.80%) Node.js
9 18 (1.87%) Drupal
9 18 (1.87%) Apache
10 16 (1.66%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.66%) JBoss
11 13 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (1.04%) WordPress
12 10 (1.04%) SAS
13 8 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.62%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.41%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 82 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.83%) Photoshop
3 29 (3.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 50 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.66%) SAP BPC
3 15 (1.55%) Magento
4 12 (1.24%) SAP HR
4 12 (1.24%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.10%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.49%) Office 365
3 10 (1.04%) SaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.97%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.35%) HTTP
3 8 (0.83%) LAN
3 8 (0.83%) WAN
4 7 (0.73%) LDAP
4 7 (0.73%) SSL
4 7 (0.73%) Internet
4 7 (0.73%) Firewall
5 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.21%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.21%) DNS
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.10%) VoIP
7 1 (0.10%) 4G
7 1 (0.10%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (34.82%) SQL Server
2 117 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 117 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (9.74%) MySQL
4 55 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 33 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
9 22 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (1.97%) Oracle Database
12 18 (1.87%) NoSQL
12 18 (1.87%) SAP BW
13 16 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (1.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 14 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.35%) SAP BI
16 12 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 100 (10.36%) Git (software)
2 98 (10.16%) Visual Studio
3 68 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (4.04%) JIRA
5 34 (3.52%) Xcode
6 33 (3.42%) ReSharper
7 32 (3.32%) Ant
8 23 (2.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 21 (2.18%) Subversion
10 19 (1.97%) Eclipse
11 17 (1.76%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.35%) NUnit
13 11 (1.14%) Toad
14 10 (1.04%) Selenium
15 9 (0.93%) JUnit
16 8 (0.83%) Grunt
16 8 (0.83%) Yeoman
17 7 (0.73%) CruiseControl
18 6 (0.62%) QUnit
19 4 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 77 (7.98%) Finance
2 58 (6.01%) Retail
3 42 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 39 (4.04%) Advertising
5 31 (3.21%) Marketing
6 30 (3.11%) Games
7 26 (2.69%) Legal
8 22 (2.28%) Law
9 15 (1.55%) Banking
10 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.41%) Automotive
13 3 (0.31%) Local Government
14 2 (0.21%) Publishing
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.10%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (56.79%) .NET
2 497 (51.50%) HTML
3 452 (46.84%) CSS
4 318 (32.95%) ASP.NET
5 293 (30.36%) jQuery
6 217 (22.49%) HTML5
7 164 (16.99%) Web Services
8 146 (15.13%) .NET Framework
9 140 (14.51%) Ajax
10 139 (14.40%) XML
11 129 (13.37%) JSON
12 105 (10.88%) KnockoutJS
13 102 (10.57%) WCF
14 92 (9.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 85 (8.81%) AngularJS
16 82 (8.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 82 (8.50%) CSS3
17 58 (6.01%) LINQ
18 54 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
19 40 (4.15%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.01%) User Experience
2 44 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.56%) Mobile App
3 43 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.21%) Open Source
5 29 (3.01%) N-Tier
6 25 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.49%) Social Media
8 23 (2.38%) Blackberry
9 19 (1.97%) Animation
10 13 (1.35%) Equities
11 11 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.93%) iPad
12 9 (0.93%) BBC
12 9 (0.93%) iPhone
13 6 (0.62%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.62%) Blog
13 6 (0.62%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 136 (14.09%) Windows
2 67 (6.94%) Linux
3 66 (6.84%) Apple iOS
4 62 (6.42%) Android
5 33 (3.42%) Windows 8
6 22 (2.28%) UNIX
7 13 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.21%) CentOS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.21%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.10%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (33.99%) MVC
3 159 (16.48%) Scrum
4 155 (16.06%) TDD
5 138 (14.30%) OO
6 100 (10.36%) CRM
7 91 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 83 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
9 79 (8.19%) OOP
10 74 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
11 69 (7.15%) E-Commerce
12 64 (6.63%) BDD
13 63 (6.53%) Mentoring
14 62 (6.42%) iOS Development
15 52 (5.39%) Android Development
16 46 (4.77%) Unit Testing
17 44 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (4.25%) Web Development
19 40 (4.15%) SOA
19 40 (4.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 540 (55.96%) C#
2 456 (47.25%) JavaScript
3 408 (42.28%) SQL
4 171 (17.72%) Java
5 132 (13.68%) VB.NET
6 123 (12.75%) PHP
7 122 (12.64%) T-SQL
8 60 (6.22%) Objective-C
9 56 (5.80%) VB
10 36 (3.73%) Ruby
11 30 (3.11%) PL/SQL
12 28 (2.90%) VB6
13 25 (2.59%) ActionScript
14 23 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
15 21 (2.18%) Python
16 19 (1.97%) C++
17 13 (1.35%) ABAP
18 11 (1.14%) VBA
19 10 (1.04%) C
20 9 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 127 (13.16%) Degree
2 65 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (5.28%) Security Cleared
4 37 (3.83%) MCSD
5 36 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.73%) MCTS
6 30 (3.11%) MCP
7 24 (2.49%) MCAD
8 7 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) MCPD
9 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.10%) HNC
9 1 (0.10%) HND
9 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.24%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.31%) Docker
3 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (1.24%) Puppet
2 9 (0.93%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 215 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.94%) Oracle
3 45 (4.66%) Facebook
4 32 (3.32%) Google
5 31 (3.21%) Twitter
6 27 (2.80%) Zend
7 24 (2.49%) Adobe
8 23 (2.38%) Sencha
8 23 (2.38%) Appcelerator
9 21 (2.18%) Business Objects
10 20 (2.07%) SAP
11 18 (1.87%) Apple
12 16 (1.66%) Informatica
13 12 (1.24%) VMware
14 10 (1.04%) DevExpress
15 9 (0.93%) Yahoo!
15 9 (0.93%) Sony
16 8 (0.83%) Altova
16 8 (0.83%) EPiServer
16 8 (0.83%) Sitecore
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent package + Training!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Serco Group PLC
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £44,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent bens (details attached)
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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