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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 24 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.12% 6.27% 10.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.67% 6.72% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 25
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
300 253 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.88% 93.36% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 242 174 176
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (95.92%) .NET
2 39 (79.59%) HTML
3 37 (75.51%) JavaScript
4 33 (67.35%) SQL Server
5 32 (65.31%) C#
6 29 (59.18%) ASP.NET
7 26 (53.06%) VB.NET
7 26 (53.06%) SQL
8 25 (51.02%) CSS
9 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
11 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
12 16 (32.65%) Degree
13 15 (30.61%) MVC
14 13 (26.53%) Finance
14 13 (26.53%) VBA
14 13 (26.53%) jQuery
15 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
18 5 (10.20%) TDD
18 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
18 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
19 4 (8.16%) VB
19 4 (8.16%) Web Services
19 4 (8.16%) XML
19 4 (8.16%) WCF
19 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
20 3 (6.12%) VB6
20 3 (6.12%) WinForms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (67.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (95.92%) .NET
2 39 (79.59%) HTML
3 29 (59.18%) ASP.NET
4 25 (51.02%) CSS
5 13 (26.53%) jQuery
6 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.16%) Web Services
7 4 (8.16%) XML
7 4 (8.16%) WCF
8 3 (6.12%) WinForms
8 3 (6.12%) WF
9 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.04%) MFC
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.04%) HTML5
9 1 (2.04%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
3 15 (30.61%) MVC
4 5 (10.20%) TDD
4 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.04%) CAD
7 1 (2.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) JavaScript
2 32 (65.31%) C#
3 26 (53.06%) VB.NET
3 26 (53.06%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) VBA
5 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.16%) VB
7 3 (6.12%) VB6
8 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.04%) VC++
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Borland
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago