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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 28 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.60% 13.56% 6.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.12% 13.92% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
234 309 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.60% 97.48% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 185 232 149
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £23,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 34 (85.00%) C#
3 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
4 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 27 (67.50%) HTML
6 26 (65.00%) CSS
7 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
8 22 (55.00%) Visual Studio
9 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
10 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
12 10 (25.00%) Degree
12 10 (25.00%) XML
13 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
13 9 (22.50%) SaaS
14 8 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
15 7 (17.50%) Silverlight
15 7 (17.50%) MVC
15 7 (17.50%) Web Services
15 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
15 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (15.00%) VB
16 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
17 5 (12.50%) WCF
17 5 (12.50%) jQuery
17 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
18 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 27 (67.50%) HTML
3 26 (65.00%) CSS
4 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.00%) XML
6 7 (17.50%) Silverlight
6 7 (17.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
7 5 (12.50%) WCF
8 4 (10.00%) SOAP
8 4 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (7.50%) Sass
9 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.50%) LINQ
9 3 (7.50%) WPF
9 3 (7.50%) WF
9 3 (7.50%) WinForms
9 3 (7.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) MVC
2 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Web Development
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.50%) OO
7 1 (2.50%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) VB
6 4 (10.00%) VB6
6 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago