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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 105 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 33 60 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 3.18% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 3.26% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 62
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
2136 1840 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.43% 97.41% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1543 1940
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 84 (89.36%) .NET
2 82 (87.23%) C#
3 72 (76.60%) JavaScript
4 54 (57.45%) ASP.NET
5 52 (55.32%) HTML
6 49 (52.13%) SQL
6 49 (52.13%) MVC
7 42 (44.68%) CSS
8 40 (42.55%) VB.NET
9 38 (40.43%) jQuery
10 34 (36.17%) .NET Framework
11 33 (35.11%) SQL Server
12 27 (28.72%) Visual Studio
13 23 (24.47%) SDLC
13 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
14 21 (22.34%) WPF
15 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (20.21%) Java
17 17 (18.09%) Degree
18 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (14.89%) Entity Framework
19 14 (14.89%) Oracle
20 13 (13.83%) OO
20 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
20 13 (13.83%) PL/SQL
20 13 (13.83%) Retail
20 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
21 12 (12.77%) Relational Database
21 12 (12.77%) WCF
21 12 (12.77%) Computer Science

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 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.13%) WordPress
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Blender
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) GitHub
3 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.57%) MySQL
3 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.32%) Redis
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.19%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (28.72%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (5.32%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.26%) Selenium
7 3 (3.19%) Grunt
7 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.19%) NCrunch
8 2 (2.13%) Subversion
9 1 (1.06%) Maven
9 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.06%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 13 (13.83%) Retail
2 8 (8.51%) Law
3 6 (6.38%) Marketing
4 5 (5.32%) Automotive
4 5 (5.32%) Finance
5 2 (2.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (89.36%) .NET
2 54 (57.45%) ASP.NET
3 52 (55.32%) HTML
4 42 (44.68%) CSS
5 38 (40.43%) jQuery
6 34 (36.17%) .NET Framework
7 21 (22.34%) WPF
8 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (14.89%) Entity Framework
10 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (12.77%) WCF
12 10 (10.64%) Web Services
13 9 (9.57%) RESTful
14 8 (8.51%) LINQ
14 8 (8.51%) WF
14 8 (8.51%) XML
15 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
15 7 (7.45%) HTML5
15 7 (7.45%) Node.js
15 7 (7.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.57%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.26%) iPad
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.13%) MVC
2 23 (24.47%) SDLC
3 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.83%) OO
5 11 (11.70%) TDD
6 10 (10.64%) Scrum
7 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.51%) OOP
8 8 (8.51%) Open Source
9 7 (7.45%) Web Development
10 6 (6.38%) BDD
11 5 (5.32%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.32%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 5 (5.32%) Facilities Management
11 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.32%) Mobile Development
12 4 (4.26%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.26%) Front End Development
13 3 (3.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (3.19%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 82 (87.23%) C#
2 72 (76.60%) JavaScript
3 49 (52.13%) SQL
4 40 (42.55%) VB.NET
5 19 (20.21%) Java
6 13 (13.83%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.57%) C++
8 7 (7.45%) PHP
9 6 (6.38%) Go
9 6 (6.38%) Ruby
10 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.32%) C
10 5 (5.32%) ES6
11 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.19%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.06%) Perl
14 1 (1.06%) Python
14 1 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) MCAD
3 2 (2.13%) MCP
3 2 (2.13%) MCSD
3 2 (2.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Ansible
2 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.89%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) Siemens
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