The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 87 96 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 32.71% 32.88% 33.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.72% 34.29% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 80 79 83
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 280 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 96.99% 95.89% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 212 176 185
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Developer
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Solihull region.

Developer Salary Trend in Solihull

Developer
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 118 (70.66%) .NET
2 105 (62.87%) C#
3 95 (56.89%) HTML
4 89 (53.29%) JavaScript
5 88 (52.69%) SQL Server
6 84 (50.30%) ASP.NET
7 75 (44.91%) CSS
8 65 (38.92%) MVC
9 60 (35.93%) Microsoft
10 56 (33.53%) SQL
11 49 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (28.74%) VB.NET
13 44 (26.35%) jQuery
14 41 (24.55%) Degree
15 40 (23.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (22.16%) MS Excel
17 33 (19.76%) .NET Framework
18 31 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (16.77%) MySQL
20 27 (16.17%) HTML5
21 26 (15.57%) Web Services
21 26 (15.57%) TDD
22 24 (14.37%) VB
22 24 (14.37%) Git (software)
23 23 (13.77%) Computer Science
23 23 (13.77%) PHP
24 22 (13.17%) Software Engineering
25 21 (12.57%) WCF
25 21 (12.57%) Web Development
26 20 (11.98%) Silverlight

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.79%) CMS
3 4 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.40%) WordPress
4 3 (1.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.20%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
Applications
1 37 (22.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.79%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.40%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.77%) MySQL
3 16 (9.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (14.37%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.18%) Visual Studio
3 13 (7.78%) NUnit
4 7 (4.19%) Jasmine
4 7 (4.19%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.59%) Grunt
6 4 (2.40%) Subversion
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.20%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.60%) Hudson
8 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 10 (5.99%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Advertising
3 3 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.20%) Back Office
4 2 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (70.66%) .NET
2 95 (56.89%) HTML
3 84 (50.30%) ASP.NET
4 75 (44.91%) CSS
5 44 (26.35%) jQuery
6 40 (23.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (19.76%) .NET Framework
8 27 (16.17%) HTML5
9 26 (15.57%) Web Services
10 21 (12.57%) WCF
11 20 (11.98%) Silverlight
11 20 (11.98%) XML
12 18 (10.78%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (10.18%) AngularJS
13 17 (10.18%) Entity Framework
14 15 (8.98%) WPF
14 15 (8.98%) SOAP
15 13 (7.78%) Laravel
16 12 (7.19%) LINQ
17 11 (6.59%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.40%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.40%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.80%) User Experience
5 3 (1.80%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.80%) Social Media
6 2 (1.20%) Blog
7 1 (0.60%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.98%) Linux
2 14 (8.38%) UNIX
3 10 (5.99%) Windows
4 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.80%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.92%) MVC
2 49 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.57%) TDD
4 22 (13.17%) Software Engineering
5 21 (12.57%) Web Development
6 20 (11.98%) Configuration Management
7 19 (11.38%) Scrum
8 18 (10.78%) SDLC
9 17 (10.18%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.58%) Open Source
10 16 (9.58%) OO
11 15 (8.98%) OOP
12 13 (7.78%) Time Management
13 12 (7.19%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.99%) CRM
15 9 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (4.79%) E-Commerce
16 8 (4.79%) SEO
16 8 (4.79%) BDD
16 8 (4.79%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 105 (62.87%) C#
2 89 (53.29%) JavaScript
3 56 (33.53%) SQL
4 48 (28.74%) VB.NET
5 24 (14.37%) VB
6 23 (13.77%) PHP
7 16 (9.58%) T-SQL
8 14 (8.38%) PHP5
9 11 (6.59%) VBA
10 9 (5.39%) VB6
11 8 (4.79%) C
12 6 (3.59%) Java
13 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.40%) XAML
14 2 (1.20%) Progress 4GL
15 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.60%) C++
15 1 (0.60%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 41 (24.55%) Degree
2 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (35.93%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.38%) Oracle
3 13 (7.78%) Zend
4 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.80%) Adobe
6 2 (1.20%) Progress
6 2 (1.20%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.20%) Ektron
6 2 (1.20%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) Google
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