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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 27 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 47 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.08% 14.73% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.71% 15.06% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
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
241 312 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.69% 97.81% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 234 141
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 1 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (87.50%) C#
3 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 29 (72.50%) HTML
5 28 (70.00%) CSS
5 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
6 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
8 21 (52.50%) Visual Studio
9 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
11 10 (25.00%) XML
11 10 (25.00%) MVC
12 9 (22.50%) Degree
12 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
12 9 (22.50%) SaaS
13 8 (20.00%) SQL
13 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 7 (17.50%) jQuery
14 7 (17.50%) Silverlight
14 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
14 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (12.50%) VB
15 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
16 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 4 (10.00%) HTML5
16 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 29 (72.50%) HTML
3 28 (70.00%) CSS
4 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.00%) XML
6 7 (17.50%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) Silverlight
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (10.00%) HTML5
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.50%) LINQ
8 3 (7.50%) WCF
8 3 (7.50%) WPF
8 3 (7.50%) WF
8 3 (7.50%) WinForms
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) XSD
8 3 (7.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
4 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) OO
8 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) VB.NET
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) VB
6 4 (10.00%) VB6
7 3 (7.50%) XPath
7 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago