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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 87 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 61 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.56% 2.95% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 3.07% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 38
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
2292 1922 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.26% 96.24% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1625 1764
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 25 August 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 71 (77.17%) JavaScript
2 69 (75.00%) .NET
3 66 (71.74%) C#
4 52 (56.52%) SQL
5 51 (55.43%) jQuery
6 50 (54.35%) ASP.NET
7 47 (51.09%) MVC
8 41 (44.57%) VB.NET
9 40 (43.48%) HTML
9 40 (43.48%) CSS
10 34 (36.96%) SQL Server
11 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
12 26 (28.26%) .NET Framework
13 22 (23.91%) Java
14 21 (22.83%) SDLC
15 18 (19.57%) WPF
15 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (18.48%) Degree
16 17 (18.48%) Web Services
17 15 (16.30%) Oracle
17 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
18 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
18 14 (15.22%) PL/SQL
18 14 (15.22%) WCF
19 13 (14.13%) TDD
19 13 (14.13%) Retail
19 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
20 12 (13.04%) Web Development
20 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
21 11 (11.96%) Git (software)

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 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.61%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) WordPress
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) GitHub
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.96%) MySQL
3 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
6 6 (6.52%) Redis
7 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.17%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (5.43%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.26%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.26%) Selenium
4 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.17%) NCrunch
5 2 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (1.09%) Bower
6 1 (1.09%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.09%) Gradle
6 1 (1.09%) Grunt
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) JUnit
6 1 (1.09%) ProC
General
1 13 (14.13%) Retail
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
3 7 (7.61%) Law
3 7 (7.61%) Marketing
4 4 (4.35%) Automotive
5 3 (3.26%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (75.00%) .NET
2 51 (55.43%) jQuery
3 50 (54.35%) ASP.NET
4 40 (43.48%) CSS
4 40 (43.48%) HTML
5 26 (28.26%) .NET Framework
6 18 (19.57%) WPF
7 17 (18.48%) Web Services
8 14 (15.22%) WCF
9 10 (10.87%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (9.78%) WinForms
11 8 (8.70%) Dojo
11 8 (8.70%) Entity Framework
11 8 (8.70%) RESTful
11 8 (8.70%) Spring
12 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.61%) Backbone.js
12 7 (7.61%) Ember.js
12 7 (7.61%) Ext JS
12 7 (7.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.78%) iPad
3 5 (5.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Android
2 1 (1.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) Unix
2 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) MVC
2 21 (22.83%) SDLC
3 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
4 13 (14.13%) TDD
5 12 (13.04%) Web Development
6 11 (11.96%) OO
7 8 (8.70%) Scrum
7 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 7 (7.61%) BDD
8 7 (7.61%) Open Source
9 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.52%) Mobile Development
10 5 (5.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 5 (5.43%) OOD
10 5 (5.43%) OOP
11 3 (3.26%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.26%) Facilities Management
11 3 (3.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 71 (77.17%) JavaScript
2 66 (71.74%) C#
3 52 (56.52%) SQL
4 41 (44.57%) VB.NET
5 22 (23.91%) Java
6 14 (15.22%) PL/SQL
7 10 (10.87%) C++
8 9 (9.78%) PHP
9 7 (7.61%) T-SQL
10 6 (6.52%) C
11 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
11 5 (5.43%) ES6
11 5 (5.43%) Go
11 5 (5.43%) Ruby
12 4 (4.35%) Objective-C
13 3 (3.26%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.09%) VB
14 1 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.35%) MCAD
3 4 (4.35%) MCP
3 4 (4.35%) MCSD
3 4 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
1 15 (16.30%) Oracle
2 2 (2.17%) New Relic
2 2 (2.17%) Telerik
3 1 (1.09%) Google
3 1 (1.09%) HP
3 1 (1.09%) Siemens
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