The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 107 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 47 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.25% 2.58% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.66% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 60
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
1862 1768 1802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.98% 96.98% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1499 1638
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 68 (88.31%) .NET
2 65 (84.42%) C#
3 62 (80.52%) JavaScript
4 47 (61.04%) ASP.NET
5 44 (57.14%) HTML
6 35 (45.45%) SQL
6 35 (45.45%) MVC
7 34 (44.16%) CSS
8 29 (37.66%) VB.NET
8 29 (37.66%) jQuery
9 27 (35.06%) .NET Framework
10 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
11 23 (29.87%) Visual Studio
12 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
12 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (22.08%) WPF
13 17 (22.08%) SDLC
14 14 (18.18%) Java
15 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
16 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (15.58%) Oracle
17 11 (14.29%) Degree
17 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (14.29%) OO
17 11 (14.29%) Entity Framework
18 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
18 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
18 10 (12.99%) Retail
19 9 (11.69%) TDD

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) WordPress
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.39%) MySQL
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.19%) Redis
7 3 (3.90%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (5.19%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.90%) NCrunch
7 2 (2.60%) Grunt
7 2 (2.60%) Subversion
8 1 (1.30%) Maven
8 1 (1.30%) Selenium
8 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.30%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 10 (12.99%) Retail
2 7 (9.09%) Law
3 5 (6.49%) Automotive
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Finance
5 2 (2.60%) Games
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (88.31%) .NET
2 47 (61.04%) ASP.NET
3 44 (57.14%) HTML
4 34 (44.16%) CSS
5 29 (37.66%) jQuery
6 27 (35.06%) .NET Framework
7 17 (22.08%) WPF
8 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (14.29%) Entity Framework
11 9 (11.69%) RESTful
11 9 (11.69%) WCF
12 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
12 8 (10.39%) HTML5
12 8 (10.39%) Web Services
13 7 (9.09%) LINQ
13 7 (9.09%) WF
13 7 (9.09%) XML
14 6 (7.79%) Node.js
15 5 (6.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.39%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.90%) iPad
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.30%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) MVC
2 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) SDLC
4 11 (14.29%) OO
5 9 (11.69%) OOP
5 9 (11.69%) Scrum
5 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.09%) Open Source
7 5 (6.49%) BDD
8 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (5.19%) Facilities Management
8 4 (5.19%) Mobile Development
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.90%) SOLID
9 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.60%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (84.42%) C#
2 62 (80.52%) JavaScript
3 35 (45.45%) SQL
4 29 (37.66%) VB.NET
5 14 (18.18%) Java
6 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.39%) PHP
8 7 (9.09%) C++
8 7 (9.09%) Ruby
9 5 (6.49%) Go
10 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.19%) C
10 4 (5.19%) ES6
11 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.30%) Perl
12 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) IBM
4 1 (1.30%) Google
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