The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 28 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.10% 5.84% 7.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 6.12% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 21
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £36,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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 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
232 278 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.08% 95.53% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 216 213 215
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,212 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Solihull

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 21 (87.50%) .NET
1 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
2 17 (70.83%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) HTML
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 13 (54.17%) MVC
6 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (41.67%) Degree
8 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (37.50%) SDLC
9 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
10 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
11 6 (25.00%) WCF
11 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
11 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 5 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (20.83%) WPF
12 5 (20.83%) jQuery
12 5 (20.83%) HTML5
12 5 (20.83%) VB
13 4 (16.67%) SQL
13 4 (16.67%) OOP
13 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 4 (16.67%) REST
14 3 (12.50%) AngularJS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Law
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
1 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
3 15 (62.50%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (25.00%) WCF
5 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 5 (20.83%) WPF
6 5 (20.83%) HTML5
6 5 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (16.67%) REST
8 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.50%) CSLA
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (8.33%) XML
9 2 (8.33%) SOAP
9 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Logistics
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) MVVM
7 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
4 5 (20.83%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle