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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 87 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 56 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.90% 2.61% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.73% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 75
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 £24,750 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
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
1746 2054 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.49% 95.85% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1668 1513
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 February 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 60 (83.33%) .NET
2 59 (81.94%) C#
3 57 (79.17%) JavaScript
4 43 (59.72%) HTML
5 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET
6 38 (52.78%) CSS
7 30 (41.67%) SQL
7 30 (41.67%) MVC
8 29 (40.28%) jQuery
9 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (31.94%) VB.NET
12 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
13 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
14 14 (19.44%) Degree
14 14 (19.44%) Scrum
14 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
15 13 (18.06%) Java
15 13 (18.06%) Visual Studio
16 11 (15.28%) WPF
16 11 (15.28%) SDLC
17 10 (13.89%) Entity Framework
17 10 (13.89%) WCF
17 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
18 9 (12.50%) Web Services
18 9 (12.50%) HTML5
19 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
19 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API

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 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.94%) MySQL
4 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (18.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) Grunt
2 2 (2.78%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.78%) JUnit
2 2 (2.78%) MSTest
2 2 (2.78%) NUnit
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) gulp
3 1 (1.39%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) NCrunch
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 7 (9.72%) Automotive
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (83.33%) .NET
2 43 (59.72%) HTML
3 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET
4 38 (52.78%) CSS
5 29 (40.28%) jQuery
6 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
7 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
9 11 (15.28%) WPF
10 10 (13.89%) Entity Framework
10 10 (13.89%) WCF
11 9 (12.50%) HTML5
11 9 (12.50%) Web Services
12 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (9.72%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (8.33%) Hibernate
14 6 (8.33%) LINQ
14 6 (8.33%) Spring
14 6 (8.33%) WF
15 5 (6.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) MVC
2 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) Scrum
4 11 (15.28%) SDLC
5 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.11%) OO
6 7 (9.72%) Mathematics
6 7 (9.72%) OOP
7 5 (6.94%) Web Development
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.17%) Facilities Management
9 3 (4.17%) TDD
9 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.78%) Analytics
10 2 (2.78%) Front End Development
10 2 (2.78%) Open Source
10 2 (2.78%) SOLID
10 2 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (81.94%) C#
2 57 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 30 (41.67%) SQL
4 23 (31.94%) VB.NET
5 13 (18.06%) Java
6 7 (9.72%) PHP
7 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.56%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) Ruby
9 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.78%) C
10 2 (2.78%) VB
10 2 (2.78%) VC++
11 1 (1.39%) Go
11 1 (1.39%) Perl
11 1 (1.39%) Python
11 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Zend
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