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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 93 69 92
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 59 57 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.38% 3.07% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 3.18% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 40
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median 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
2397 1793 2241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.61% 96.61% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 1517 1924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 83 (83.84%) .NET
2 80 (80.81%) C#
3 78 (78.79%) JavaScript
4 58 (58.59%) ASP.NET
5 57 (57.58%) SQL
6 52 (52.53%) MVC
7 50 (50.51%) VB.NET
7 50 (50.51%) jQuery
8 48 (48.48%) HTML
9 44 (44.44%) CSS
10 39 (39.39%) SQL Server
11 36 (36.36%) Visual Studio
12 32 (32.32%) .NET Framework
13 27 (27.27%) SDLC
14 23 (23.23%) WPF
15 20 (20.20%) Degree
15 20 (20.20%) Java
16 19 (19.19%) Oracle
17 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
17 18 (18.18%) SharePoint
17 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (17.17%) Retail
18 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
18 17 (17.17%) Web Services
19 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
19 14 (14.14%) WCF
19 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
20 13 (13.13%) Relational Database
20 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
20 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2005

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 18 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.08%) IIS
3 2 (2.02%) WordPress
4 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (13.13%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (11.11%) MySQL
5 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 6 (6.06%) Redis
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.02%) MariaDB
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.05%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.03%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.03%) Selenium
5 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.02%) Grunt
6 2 (2.02%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.01%) Bower
7 1 (1.01%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.01%) Gradle
7 1 (1.01%) JIRA
7 1 (1.01%) JUnit
7 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.17%) Retail
2 10 (10.10%) Law
3 6 (6.06%) Finance
3 6 (6.06%) Marketing
4 4 (4.04%) Automotive
5 3 (3.03%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (83.84%) .NET
2 58 (58.59%) ASP.NET
3 50 (50.51%) jQuery
4 48 (48.48%) HTML
5 44 (44.44%) CSS
6 32 (32.32%) .NET Framework
7 23 (23.23%) WPF
8 17 (17.17%) Web Services
9 14 (14.14%) WCF
10 10 (10.10%) XML
11 9 (9.09%) Entity Framework
11 9 (9.09%) WinForms
12 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (8.08%) RESTful
13 7 (7.07%) Ajax
13 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (7.07%) Node.js
14 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (6.06%) HTML5
14 6 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.10%) iPad
3 7 (7.07%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.53%) MVC
2 27 (27.27%) SDLC
3 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.13%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.12%) OO
6 11 (11.11%) TDD
6 11 (11.11%) Web Development
7 8 (8.08%) Scrum
7 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.08%) Web Application Development
8 7 (7.07%) OOP
8 7 (7.07%) Open Source
9 6 (6.06%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.06%) BDD
9 6 (6.06%) Mobile Development
10 5 (5.05%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (4.04%) Facilities Management
11 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.03%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.03%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (80.81%) C#
2 78 (78.79%) JavaScript
3 57 (57.58%) SQL
4 50 (50.51%) VB.NET
5 20 (20.20%) Java
6 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.09%) C++
7 9 (9.09%) PHP
8 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.05%) C
9 5 (5.05%) ES6
9 5 (5.05%) Go
9 5 (5.05%) Ruby
10 4 (4.04%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.03%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.01%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.04%) MCAD
3 4 (4.04%) MCP
3 4 (4.04%) MCSD
3 4 (4.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Oracle
2 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.02%) New Relic
4 1 (1.01%) Google
4 1 (1.01%) HP
4 1 (1.01%) Siemens
4 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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