The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 97 43 72
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 47 106 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 5.82% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 5.98% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 103 48
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,100 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average 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
2344 1772 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.05% 97.31% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 1447 1521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 April 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 44 (48.89%) C#
2 43 (47.78%) JavaScript
3 42 (46.67%) .NET
4 33 (36.67%) jQuery
5 32 (35.56%) SQL
6 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 25 (27.78%) HTML
8 24 (26.67%) CSS
8 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 22 (24.44%) MVC
9 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (23.33%) C++
10 21 (23.33%) Finance
11 20 (22.22%) Java
11 20 (22.22%) HTML5
11 20 (22.22%) WPF
12 17 (18.89%) VB.NET
13 16 (17.78%) PHP
14 15 (16.67%) SDLC
14 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 15 (16.67%) Visual Studio
15 14 (15.56%) Web Development
15 14 (15.56%) Games
15 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
16 13 (14.44%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (14.44%) TDD
16 13 (14.44%) Subversion
17 12 (13.33%) Degree
17 12 (13.33%) Windows
17 12 (13.33%) T-SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.11%) IIS
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.22%) Node.js
3 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (4.44%) MySQL
6 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.11%) Redis
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.44%) Subversion
4 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.33%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.22%) JIRA
6 2 (2.22%) Selenium
6 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.11%) Bower
7 1 (1.11%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.11%) Gradle
7 1 (1.11%) JUnit
7 1 (1.11%) ProC
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Games
3 7 (7.78%) Automotive
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Law
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (46.67%) .NET
2 33 (36.67%) jQuery
3 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 25 (27.78%) HTML
5 24 (26.67%) CSS
6 20 (22.22%) HTML5
6 20 (22.22%) WPF
7 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 13 (14.44%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (13.33%) WCF
10 11 (12.22%) Backbone.js
10 11 (12.22%) Dojo
10 11 (12.22%) Spring
10 11 (12.22%) Web Services
11 10 (11.11%) CSS3
11 10 (11.11%) Ember.js
11 10 (11.11%) Ext JS
11 10 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 9 (10.00%) Ajax
12 9 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) Derivative
3 2 (2.22%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.22%) FMCG
3 2 (2.22%) iPad
3 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.11%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (24.44%) MVC
2 15 (16.67%) SDLC
3 14 (15.56%) Web Development
4 13 (14.44%) TDD
5 10 (11.11%) BDD
5 10 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.89%) Open Source
7 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.67%) OO
8 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.56%) Scrum
10 4 (4.44%) Cross-Platform Development
10 4 (4.44%) MVVM
10 4 (4.44%) OOD
11 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.33%) Multithreading
11 3 (3.33%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.22%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.89%) C#
2 43 (47.78%) JavaScript
3 32 (35.56%) SQL
4 21 (23.33%) C++
5 20 (22.22%) Java
6 17 (18.89%) VB.NET
7 16 (17.78%) PHP
8 12 (13.33%) T-SQL
9 9 (10.00%) Python
10 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
11 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
11 6 (6.67%) Ruby
12 3 (3.33%) C
13 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.22%) VB
14 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.11%) Perl
14 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) MCAD
2 7 (7.78%) MCP
2 7 (7.78%) MCSD
2 7 (7.78%) MCTS
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) New Relic
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe
4 1 (1.11%) Telerik
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