The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 63 85 68
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 52 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.87% 1.90% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 2.02% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 32
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £44,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1636 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 94.08% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1364 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 75 (80.65%) C#
2 74 (79.57%) .NET
3 60 (64.52%) ASP.NET
4 52 (55.91%) SQL Server
5 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
6 35 (37.63%) SQL
7 33 (35.48%) HTML
8 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 28 (30.11%) VB.NET
9 28 (30.11%) CSS
10 19 (20.43%) Degree
10 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
11 18 (19.35%) Windows
11 18 (19.35%) MVC
12 17 (18.28%) jQuery
12 17 (18.28%) .NET Framework
13 15 (16.13%) Computer Science
14 14 (15.05%) T-SQL
14 14 (15.05%) C++
15 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (13.98%) Java
16 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (10.75%) OO
17 10 (10.75%) Web Services
17 10 (10.75%) WinForms
18 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (9.68%) Ajax
18 9 (9.68%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (4.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) Papyrus
2 1 (1.08%) FileNet
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) WordPress
2 1 (1.08%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) DOC1
2 1 (1.08%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (55.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.30%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.08%) MySQL
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.45%) Subversion
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Law
3 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.15%) Automotive
4 2 (2.15%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (79.57%) .NET
2 60 (64.52%) ASP.NET
3 33 (35.48%) HTML
4 28 (30.11%) CSS
5 17 (18.28%) jQuery
5 17 (18.28%) .NET Framework
6 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (10.75%) Web Services
6 10 (10.75%) WinForms
7 9 (9.68%) Ajax
7 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (9.68%) WCF
8 8 (8.60%) CSS3
9 7 (7.53%) XML
10 5 (5.38%) OpenGL
10 5 (5.38%) DirectX
11 4 (4.30%) .NET Compact Framework
11 4 (4.30%) MFC
11 4 (4.30%) ADO.NET
12 3 (3.23%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.30%) iPhone
3 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.15%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) SCADA
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
5 1 (1.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Android
2 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.30%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) MVC
2 10 (10.75%) OO
3 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.53%) Web Development
6 5 (5.38%) OOD
7 4 (4.30%) Android Development
7 4 (4.30%) iOS Development
7 4 (4.30%) TDD
8 3 (3.23%) Information Management
8 3 (3.23%) SOA
8 3 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (2.15%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.15%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.15%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.15%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (2.15%) Project Management
9 2 (2.15%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.15%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.15%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (80.65%) C#
2 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 35 (37.63%) SQL
4 28 (30.11%) VB.NET
5 14 (15.05%) T-SQL
5 14 (15.05%) C++
6 13 (13.98%) Java
7 7 (7.53%) VB
8 4 (4.30%) Delphi
8 4 (4.30%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.30%) VB6
9 3 (3.23%) C
9 3 (3.23%) VBA
10 2 (2.15%) PHP
10 2 (2.15%) VC++
10 2 (2.15%) Ruby
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.23%) MCSD
3 3 (3.23%) MCSE
3 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) Mapinfo
3 2 (2.15%) ESRI
3 2 (2.15%) Google
4 1 (1.08%) Kofax
4 1 (1.08%) Borland
4 1 (1.08%) HP
4 1 (1.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.08%) Twitter
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