The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.50% 7.07% 7.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.78% 7.35% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 272 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.19% 96.11% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 214 215 183
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
West Midlands

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 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 28 (90.32%) C#
3 20 (64.52%) HTML
3 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
3 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
3 20 (64.52%) CSS
4 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
6 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
7 12 (38.71%) VB.NET
8 9 (29.03%) Degree
9 8 (25.81%) Silverlight
9 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
9 8 (25.81%) SaaS
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
11 6 (19.35%) MVC
11 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
11 6 (19.35%) XML
12 5 (16.13%) Web Services
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (16.13%) jQuery
13 4 (12.90%) WCF
13 4 (12.90%) SOAP
13 4 (12.90%) SQL
13 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
13 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (9.68%) Sass
14 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
2 20 (64.52%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) Silverlight
4 6 (19.35%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) WCF
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) Sass
7 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (9.68%) XSD
7 3 (9.68%) XSL
7 3 (9.68%) WPF
7 3 (9.68%) LINQ
7 3 (9.68%) Ajax
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) VB
5 3 (9.68%) XPath
6 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bluechip package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago