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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 99 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 47 88 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.98% 4.35% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 4.46% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 82 59
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £24,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,350 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
2289 1973 1824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.30% 97.48% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1700 1620 1609
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 61 (58.65%) .NET
2 59 (56.73%) C#
3 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
4 51 (49.04%) jQuery
5 45 (43.27%) SQL
6 43 (41.35%) ASP.NET
7 38 (36.54%) MVC
7 38 (36.54%) CSS
8 35 (33.65%) VB.NET
9 34 (32.69%) HTML
10 33 (31.73%) SQL Server
11 26 (25.00%) WPF
12 24 (23.08%) Finance
12 24 (23.08%) Visual Studio
13 23 (22.12%) .NET Framework
14 21 (20.19%) C++
14 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (19.23%) SDLC
16 19 (18.27%) Degree
16 19 (18.27%) Java
17 18 (17.31%) WCF
18 17 (16.35%) Web Services
19 16 (15.38%) Web Development
20 15 (14.42%) KnockoutJS
21 14 (13.46%) PHP
21 14 (13.46%) Oracle
21 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
22 13 (12.50%) Windows
22 13 (12.50%) PL/SQL
22 13 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 11 (10.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) GitHub
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (3.85%) MySQL
7 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.96%) Redis
10 1 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.65%) Subversion
4 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.81%) Selenium
6 3 (2.88%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.96%) Bower
7 1 (0.96%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.96%) Gradle
7 1 (0.96%) JIRA
7 1 (0.96%) JUnit
7 1 (0.96%) ProC
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Retail
3 10 (9.62%) Games
4 6 (5.77%) Automotive
5 3 (2.88%) Law
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (58.65%) .NET
2 51 (49.04%) jQuery
3 43 (41.35%) ASP.NET
4 38 (36.54%) CSS
5 34 (32.69%) HTML
6 26 (25.00%) WPF
7 23 (22.12%) .NET Framework
8 18 (17.31%) WCF
9 17 (16.35%) Web Services
10 15 (14.42%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (12.50%) HTML5
12 11 (10.58%) Dojo
12 11 (10.58%) Spring
13 10 (9.62%) Ajax
13 10 (9.62%) Backbone.js
13 10 (9.62%) Ember.js
13 10 (9.62%) Ext JS
13 10 (9.62%) Hibernate
14 8 (7.69%) CSS3
15 7 (6.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.73%) iPad
3 5 (4.81%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Derivative
5 2 (1.92%) FMCG
5 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Linux
3 4 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) MVC
2 21 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.23%) SDLC
4 16 (15.38%) Web Development
5 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.54%) TDD
7 10 (9.62%) Data Protection
8 9 (8.65%) OO
8 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.69%) BDD
9 8 (7.69%) Scrum
10 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.73%) OOD
10 7 (6.73%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.85%) Cross-Platform Development
12 3 (2.88%) Business Analysis
12 3 (2.88%) MVVM
12 3 (2.88%) Open Source
12 3 (2.88%) Wealth Management
13 2 (1.92%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.73%) C#
2 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 45 (43.27%) SQL
4 35 (33.65%) VB.NET
5 21 (20.19%) C++
6 19 (18.27%) Java
7 14 (13.46%) PHP
8 13 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 10 (9.62%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.73%) Python
11 5 (4.81%) Ruby
11 5 (4.81%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.92%) C
13 2 (1.92%) VC++
14 1 (0.96%) Perl
14 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) MCAD
2 6 (5.77%) MCP
2 6 (5.77%) MCSD
2 6 (5.77%) MCTS
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 2 (1.92%) New Relic
2 2 (1.92%) Telerik
3 1 (0.96%) Google
3 1 (0.96%) HP
3 1 (0.96%) Siemens
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