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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 100 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 47 56 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.02% 2.73% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.83% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 42
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £39,900 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2234 1978 1830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.13% 96.49% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1632 1586
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £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 26 July 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 60 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 59 (61.46%) .NET
3 56 (58.33%) C#
4 50 (52.08%) jQuery
5 45 (46.88%) SQL
6 43 (44.79%) ASP.NET
7 40 (41.67%) MVC
8 37 (38.54%) CSS
9 36 (37.50%) VB.NET
10 34 (35.42%) HTML
11 30 (31.25%) SQL Server
12 23 (23.96%) Visual Studio
12 23 (23.96%) WPF
13 22 (22.92%) .NET Framework
14 20 (20.83%) Java
15 19 (19.79%) Finance
15 19 (19.79%) Degree
15 19 (19.79%) SDLC
16 16 (16.67%) C++
17 15 (15.63%) Web Services
17 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (15.63%) WCF
18 14 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
18 14 (14.58%) PHP
18 14 (14.58%) PL/SQL
18 14 (14.58%) Oracle
19 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
19 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
19 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
19 13 (13.54%) Web Development

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 (13.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) GitHub
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.25%) MySQL
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.13%) Redis
9 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.21%) Subversion
4 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) Selenium
5 3 (3.13%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.04%) Bower
7 1 (1.04%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.04%) Gradle
7 1 (1.04%) Grunt
7 1 (1.04%) JIRA
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
7 1 (1.04%) ProC
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Games
4 4 (4.17%) Automotive
4 4 (4.17%) Law
4 4 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (61.46%) .NET
2 50 (52.08%) jQuery
3 43 (44.79%) ASP.NET
4 37 (38.54%) CSS
5 34 (35.42%) HTML
6 23 (23.96%) WPF
7 22 (22.92%) .NET Framework
8 15 (15.63%) WCF
8 15 (15.63%) Web Services
9 14 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (11.46%) Dojo
10 11 (11.46%) Spring
11 10 (10.42%) Backbone.js
11 10 (10.42%) Ember.js
11 10 (10.42%) Ext JS
11 10 (10.42%) Hibernate
12 9 (9.38%) HTML5
13 7 (7.29%) Ajax
13 7 (7.29%) AngularJS
13 7 (7.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.33%) iPad
3 4 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Derivative
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) Unix
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.67%) MVC
2 19 (19.79%) SDLC
3 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
4 13 (13.54%) Web Development
5 10 (10.42%) OO
5 10 (10.42%) TDD
6 8 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.29%) Scrum
7 7 (7.29%) Web Application Development
8 6 (6.25%) BDD
8 6 (6.25%) OOD
9 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.21%) Open Source
10 4 (4.17%) Cross-Platform Development
11 3 (3.13%) Front End Development
11 3 (3.13%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.13%) OOP
11 3 (3.13%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 56 (58.33%) C#
3 45 (46.88%) SQL
4 36 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 20 (20.83%) Java
6 16 (16.67%) C++
7 14 (14.58%) PHP
7 14 (14.58%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.25%) Ruby
10 5 (5.21%) Python
11 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
12 3 (3.13%) C
12 3 (3.13%) Objective-C
13 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.08%) ES6
13 2 (2.08%) Go
14 1 (1.04%) VB
14 1 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) MCAD
2 4 (4.17%) MCP
2 4 (4.17%) MCSD
2 4 (4.17%) MCTS
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Oracle
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) New Relic
3 2 (2.08%) Telerik
4 1 (1.04%) Google
4 1 (1.04%) HP
4 1 (1.04%) Siemens
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