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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 454 444 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.23% 24.97% 24.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.21% 25.92% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 426 426 343
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1956 1713 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.79% 96.34% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1543 1248
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 402 (40.20%) JavaScript
1 402 (40.20%) .NET
2 390 (39.00%) HTML
3 365 (36.50%) SQL
4 362 (36.20%) C#
5 345 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
6 331 (33.10%) CSS
7 303 (30.30%) MVC
8 296 (29.60%) SQL Server
9 284 (28.40%) jQuery
10 264 (26.40%) ASP.NET
11 206 (20.60%) Git (software)
12 202 (20.20%) HTML5
13 171 (17.10%) TDD
14 170 (17.00%) OO
15 165 (16.50%) Java
16 164 (16.40%) Microsoft
17 160 (16.00%) PHP
18 145 (14.50%) XML
19 136 (13.60%) MySQL
20 134 (13.40%) Finance
21 122 (12.20%) Web Services
22 120 (12.00%) Subversion
23 119 (11.90%) .NET Framework
24 114 (11.40%) Web Development
25 111 (11.10%) Business Intelligence
25 111 (11.10%) CSS3
26 110 (11.00%) Scrum
27 107 (10.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 107 (10.70%) REST

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 50 (5.00%) Node.js
2 43 (4.30%) Apache
3 31 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
3 31 (3.10%) nginx
4 30 (3.00%) IIS
4 30 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.30%) Umbraco
6 20 (2.00%) CMS
7 14 (1.40%) Drupal
8 10 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.00%) WordPress
9 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.60%) FileNet
10 6 (0.60%) JBoss
10 6 (0.60%) SAS
10 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (0.50%) Confluence
11 5 (0.50%) Kentico
11 5 (0.50%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 70 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.80%) MS Office
4 7 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.20%) InDesign
6 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (4.30%) Magento
2 15 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.50%) SAP HR
3 13 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
4 11 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (1.00%) SAP BPC
5 10 (1.00%) Visualfiles
6 9 (0.90%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.30%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.20%) SAP FI-AP
9 2 (0.20%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.50%) SaaS
3 22 (2.20%) GitHub
4 11 (1.10%) Heroku
5 7 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.60%) Force.com
7 5 (0.50%) Office 365
8 2 (0.20%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.50%) Network Security
2 14 (1.40%) Kerberos
3 9 (0.90%) Internet
4 8 (0.80%) HTTP
4 8 (0.80%) Skype
5 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.30%) Firewall
7 1 (0.10%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.10%) Extranet
7 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (29.60%) SQL Server
2 136 (13.60%) MySQL
3 107 (10.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (8.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 65 (6.50%) NoSQL
8 56 (5.60%) Relational Database
9 54 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 41 (4.10%) SQL Server 2014
11 37 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 37 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 34 (3.40%) MongoDB
13 31 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (2.40%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (1.70%) Power BI
16 16 (1.60%) Neo4j
16 16 (1.60%) QlikView
17 14 (1.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 206 (20.60%) Git (software)
2 120 (12.00%) Subversion
3 104 (10.40%) Visual Studio
4 64 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 22 (2.20%) JUnit
6 17 (1.70%) Maven
7 15 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 14 (1.40%) ReSharper
9 10 (1.00%) JIRA
10 9 (0.90%) NUnit
10 9 (0.90%) Selenium
11 6 (0.60%) Hudson
11 6 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.50%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.50%) JIRA Agile
12 5 (0.50%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.50%) Toad
13 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 134 (13.40%) Finance
2 103 (10.30%) Games
3 35 (3.50%) Retail
4 31 (3.10%) Marketing
5 27 (2.70%) Banking
5 27 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.70%) Local Government
8 16 (1.60%) Legal
9 15 (1.50%) Automotive
10 14 (1.40%) Billing
11 13 (1.30%) Advertising
12 10 (1.00%) Law
13 5 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.40%) Publishing
15 3 (0.30%) Back Office
16 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.10%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (40.20%) .NET
2 390 (39.00%) HTML
3 331 (33.10%) CSS
4 284 (28.40%) jQuery
5 264 (26.40%) ASP.NET
6 202 (20.20%) HTML5
7 145 (14.50%) XML
8 122 (12.20%) Web Services
9 119 (11.90%) .NET Framework
10 111 (11.10%) CSS3
11 107 (10.70%) REST
12 105 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 101 (10.10%) WCF
14 100 (10.00%) AngularJS
15 97 (9.70%) JSON
16 88 (8.80%) Spring
17 84 (8.40%) Ajax
18 76 (7.60%) Entity Framework
19 74 (7.40%) RESTful
20 70 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.20%) User Experience
3 40 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 33 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.40%) Social Media
6 23 (2.30%) BBC
7 15 (1.50%) Equities
8 13 (1.30%) Derivative
9 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.60%) Blog
11 6 (0.60%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.60%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.50%) Biometrics
12 5 (0.50%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.40%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 104 (10.40%) Linux
2 38 (3.80%) Android
3 31 (3.10%) Debian
3 31 (3.10%) Windows
4 30 (3.00%) Ubuntu
4 30 (3.00%) Unix
5 22 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (30.30%) MVC
3 171 (17.10%) TDD
4 170 (17.00%) OO
5 114 (11.40%) Web Development
6 111 (11.10%) Business Intelligence
7 110 (11.00%) Scrum
8 107 (10.70%) BDD
9 85 (8.50%) Mentoring
10 83 (8.30%) E-Commerce
11 81 (8.10%) Open Source
12 72 (7.20%) OOP
13 60 (6.00%) Web Application Development
14 55 (5.50%) ETL
15 54 (5.40%) Front End Development
16 53 (5.30%) OOD
17 51 (5.10%) SDLC
18 49 (4.90%) Unit Testing
19 47 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
20 46 (4.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 402 (40.20%) JavaScript
2 365 (36.50%) SQL
3 362 (36.20%) C#
4 165 (16.50%) Java
5 160 (16.00%) PHP
6 86 (8.60%) T-SQL
7 73 (7.30%) VB.NET
8 69 (6.90%) C++
9 54 (5.40%) Ruby
10 45 (4.50%) PHP 5
11 27 (2.70%) VB
12 26 (2.60%) ABAP
12 26 (2.60%) C
13 25 (2.50%) Groovy
13 25 (2.50%) Scala
14 23 (2.30%) PowerShell
14 23 (2.30%) Python
15 21 (2.10%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.60%) Clojure
16 16 (1.60%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 66 (6.60%) Degree
2 21 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.50%) MCTS
4 14 (1.40%) MCAD
4 14 (1.40%) MCP
4 14 (1.40%) MCSD
5 7 (0.70%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.40%) MCPD
8 3 (0.30%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.70%) QA
2 12 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.30%) HL7
4 3 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.90%) Docker
3 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (0.60%) OpenView
2 2 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 164 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 63 (6.30%) Oracle
3 58 (5.80%) Google
4 44 (4.40%) SAP
5 36 (3.60%) Adobe
6 35 (3.50%) Zend
7 29 (2.90%) Facebook
8 27 (2.70%) Twitter
9 23 (2.30%) Apple
9 23 (2.30%) Sony
9 23 (2.30%) Yahoo!
10 15 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.80%) IBM
12 7 (0.70%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.60%) Informatica
13 6 (0.60%) Tableau
13 6 (0.60%) WSO2
14 5 (0.50%) Cognos
14 5 (0.50%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.50%) Telerik
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