The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 80 57 78
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 51 73 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 4.02% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 4.17% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 46 72 29
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software 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
1950 1751 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 96.53% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1578 1256
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% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Birmingham region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 83 (64.34%) C#
2 77 (59.69%) .NET
3 66 (51.16%) SQL
4 64 (49.61%) JavaScript
5 60 (46.51%) SQL Server
6 55 (42.64%) HTML
7 52 (40.31%) CSS
8 46 (35.66%) ASP.NET
9 40 (31.01%) MVC
10 39 (30.23%) jQuery
11 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
12 34 (26.36%) .NET Framework
13 30 (23.26%) Java
13 30 (23.26%) T-SQL
13 30 (23.26%) Web Development
14 28 (21.71%) WPF
15 27 (20.93%) HTML5
15 27 (20.93%) VB.NET
16 25 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (19.38%) Finance
16 25 (19.38%) SDLC
17 24 (18.60%) Visual Studio
18 22 (17.05%) Web Services
18 22 (17.05%) C++
18 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
19 21 (16.28%) XML
19 21 (16.28%) IIS
19 21 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 19 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.28%) IIS
2 14 (10.85%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) GitHub
2 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.55%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (1.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (10.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (10.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (10.08%) Relational Database
7 11 (8.53%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.78%) Power BI
11 1 (0.78%) QlikView
11 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
3 18 (13.95%) Subversion
4 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.55%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.55%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.78%) JIRA
8 1 (0.78%) Moq
8 1 (0.78%) NUnit
8 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 25 (19.38%) Finance
2 19 (14.73%) Games
3 14 (10.85%) Automotive
4 8 (6.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.65%) Retail
6 5 (3.88%) Banking
7 4 (3.10%) Marketing
8 2 (1.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (59.69%) .NET
2 55 (42.64%) HTML
3 52 (40.31%) CSS
4 46 (35.66%) ASP.NET
5 39 (30.23%) jQuery
6 34 (26.36%) .NET Framework
7 28 (21.71%) WPF
8 27 (20.93%) HTML5
9 22 (17.05%) Web Services
10 21 (16.28%) XML
11 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (13.95%) CSS3
13 17 (13.18%) Ajax
13 17 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (12.40%) WCF
15 15 (11.63%) Classic ASP
16 13 (10.08%) Adobe AIR
16 13 (10.08%) LESS
16 13 (10.08%) PhoneGap
17 10 (7.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.10%) User Experience
5 3 (2.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.55%) Derivative
6 2 (1.55%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.55%) FMCG
7 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.08%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.33%) Linux
3 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.01%) MVC
2 30 (23.26%) Web Development
3 25 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.38%) SDLC
4 19 (14.73%) TDD
5 15 (11.63%) BDD
5 15 (11.63%) Open Source
5 15 (11.63%) Unit Testing
6 14 (10.85%) Mobile Development
7 13 (10.08%) Release Management
7 13 (10.08%) Web Application Development
8 10 (7.75%) MVVM
9 9 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.20%) OO
10 8 (6.20%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.43%) OOD
11 7 (5.43%) SOA
12 6 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 83 (64.34%) C#
2 66 (51.16%) SQL
3 64 (49.61%) JavaScript
4 30 (23.26%) Java
4 30 (23.26%) T-SQL
5 27 (20.93%) VB.NET
6 22 (17.05%) C++
7 16 (12.40%) Ruby
8 15 (11.63%) PHP
9 14 (10.85%) PowerShell
9 14 (10.85%) Python
10 6 (4.65%) C
10 6 (4.65%) VB
11 5 (3.88%) Delphi
11 5 (3.88%) VB6
12 2 (1.55%) Go
12 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (14.73%) Degree
2 14 (10.85%) MCAD
2 14 (10.85%) MCP
2 14 (10.85%) MCSD
2 14 (10.85%) MCTS
2 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.95%) Oracle
3 13 (10.08%) Adobe
4 2 (1.55%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.78%) BT
5 1 (0.78%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.78%) Telerik
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