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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 529 428 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.46% 19.83% 22.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.93% 21.18% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 466 401 364
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%
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
2122 2021 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.10% 93.65% 93.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 1823 1346
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 508 (50.55%) .NET
2 489 (48.66%) C#
3 445 (44.28%) HTML
4 411 (40.90%) CSS
5 388 (38.61%) SQL Server
6 376 (37.41%) JavaScript
7 365 (36.32%) SQL
8 301 (29.95%) ASP.NET
9 299 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
10 263 (26.17%) jQuery
11 255 (25.37%) Microsoft
12 243 (24.18%) MVC
13 214 (21.29%) HTML5
14 192 (19.10%) Web Services
15 154 (15.32%) Windows
15 154 (15.32%) Java
16 147 (14.63%) PHP
17 141 (14.03%) VB.NET
18 132 (13.13%) SharePoint
19 129 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 128 (12.74%) Degree
21 127 (12.64%) XML
22 126 (12.54%) Scrum
23 124 (12.34%) MS Excel
24 123 (12.24%) WCF
25 121 (12.04%) CSS3
26 116 (11.54%) OO
27 114 (11.34%) MySQL
28 113 (11.24%) TDD
29 108 (10.75%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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
1 132 (13.13%) SharePoint
2 64 (6.37%) CMS
3 36 (3.58%) Apache
4 33 (3.28%) WordPress
5 28 (2.79%) Umbraco
5 28 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 26 (2.59%) IIS
6 26 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (2.19%) Drupal
7 22 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (1.99%) Node.js
9 15 (1.49%) Joomla!
10 6 (0.60%) SAS
11 5 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.30%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.30%) Confluence
12 3 (0.30%) FileNet
Applications
1 124 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 63 (6.27%) Photoshop
3 26 (2.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 70 (6.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (3.68%) Magento
3 11 (1.09%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.40%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.40%) SAP WM
6 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.100%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.100%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.100%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.19%) SaaS
2 15 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.100%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.100%) Heroku
4 1 (0.100%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.19%) HTTP
1 12 (1.19%) Internet
2 10 (1.00%) SSL
2 10 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.00%) LDAP
2 10 (1.00%) Firewall
3 6 (0.60%) Extranet
4 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.20%) DHCP
6 1 (0.100%) Modbus
6 1 (0.100%) VoIP
6 1 (0.100%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (38.61%) SQL Server
2 129 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 114 (11.34%) MySQL
4 84 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (3.58%) Oracle Database
8 35 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 32 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (1.99%) MS Access
13 18 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.59%) Data Mart
14 16 (1.59%) NoSQL
15 11 (1.09%) MongoDB
16 10 (1.00%) PerformancePoint
17 8 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
18 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 108 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 84 (8.36%) Visual Studio
3 69 (6.87%) Subversion
4 63 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (3.98%) Eclipse
6 38 (3.78%) Xcode
7 35 (3.48%) JIRA
8 25 (2.49%) Ant
9 24 (2.39%) Jenkins
10 21 (2.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 16 (1.59%) Toad
12 12 (1.19%) NUnit
12 12 (1.19%) Maven
13 11 (1.09%) ReSharper
14 10 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.90%) Selenium
15 9 (0.90%) CruiseControl
16 6 (0.60%) FitNesse
16 6 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
17 5 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 91 (9.05%) Finance
2 50 (4.98%) Retail
3 45 (4.48%) Games
4 44 (4.38%) Advertising
5 40 (3.98%) Legal
6 32 (3.18%) Marketing
7 31 (3.08%) Law
8 20 (1.99%) Automotive
9 17 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.69%) Banking
10 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.100%) Local Government
14 1 (0.100%) Publishing
14 1 (0.100%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (50.55%) .NET
2 445 (44.28%) HTML
3 411 (40.90%) CSS
4 301 (29.95%) ASP.NET
5 263 (26.17%) jQuery
6 214 (21.29%) HTML5
7 192 (19.10%) Web Services
8 127 (12.64%) XML
9 123 (12.24%) WCF
10 121 (12.04%) CSS3
11 105 (10.45%) .NET Framework
12 102 (10.15%) Ajax
13 81 (8.06%) JSON
14 68 (6.77%) WPF
15 66 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 61 (6.07%) KnockoutJS
16 61 (6.07%) AngularJS
17 55 (5.47%) LINQ
18 50 (4.98%) Silverlight
18 50 (4.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.47%) Mobile App
2 54 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 44 (4.38%) User Experience
3 44 (4.38%) Open Source
4 42 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.59%) Social Media
7 25 (2.49%) Animation
8 21 (2.09%) N-Tier
8 21 (2.09%) Blackberry
9 17 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.39%) iPhone
11 13 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.09%) iPad
13 7 (0.70%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.60%) Replication
14 6 (0.60%) Physics
14 6 (0.60%) Artificial Intelligence
14 6 (0.60%) Telematics
14 6 (0.60%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 154 (15.32%) Windows
2 85 (8.46%) Apple iOS
3 84 (8.36%) Android
4 43 (4.28%) Linux
5 41 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 19 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.19%) UNIX
8 9 (0.90%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.30%) AIX
10 3 (0.30%) Solaris
11 2 (0.20%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.100%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.100%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (24.18%) MVC
3 126 (12.54%) Scrum
4 116 (11.54%) OO
5 113 (11.24%) TDD
6 103 (10.25%) Web Development
7 96 (9.55%) CRM
8 68 (6.77%) iOS Development
9 67 (6.67%) OOP
10 65 (6.47%) E-Commerce
11 60 (5.97%) Android Development
12 56 (5.57%) Mentoring
12 56 (5.57%) Software Engineering
13 55 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
14 54 (5.37%) Unit Testing
15 53 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
16 49 (4.88%) BDD
17 39 (3.88%) Workflow
18 36 (3.58%) Waterfall
19 35 (3.48%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 489 (48.66%) C#
2 376 (37.41%) JavaScript
3 365 (36.32%) SQL
4 154 (15.32%) Java
5 147 (14.63%) PHP
6 141 (14.03%) VB.NET
7 87 (8.66%) T-SQL
8 63 (6.27%) VB
9 62 (6.17%) Objective-C
10 34 (3.38%) C++
11 32 (3.18%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.89%) ActionScript
13 27 (2.69%) Ruby
14 23 (2.29%) VB6
15 21 (2.09%) ActionScript 3.0
16 20 (1.99%) C
17 16 (1.59%) VBA
17 16 (1.59%) PHP5
18 15 (1.49%) ABAP
19 10 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 128 (12.74%) Degree
2 49 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 43 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (3.98%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.29%) MCSD
6 8 (0.80%) MCITP
7 7 (0.70%) MCP
8 6 (0.60%) MCTS
9 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.100%) MCPD
10 1 (0.100%) MCAD
10 1 (0.100%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.09%) QA
2 9 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 10 (1.00%) Puppet
1 10 (1.00%) Vagrant
1 10 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 255 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.26%) Oracle
3 69 (6.87%) Zend
4 62 (6.17%) Facebook
5 43 (4.28%) Twitter
6 33 (3.28%) Google
7 25 (2.49%) Sencha
8 24 (2.39%) Adobe
9 21 (2.09%) Appcelerator
10 20 (1.99%) Business Objects
11 17 (1.69%) SAP
12 15 (1.49%) JBoss
13 14 (1.39%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.19%) Apple
15 11 (1.09%) Informatica
15 11 (1.09%) VMware
16 8 (0.80%) DevExpress
16 8 (0.80%) LexisNexis
16 8 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (0.70%) Cognos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bonus + corporate benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits, great role!
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago