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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 33 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.30% 4.96% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 5.13% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 15
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
269 273 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.05% 96.81% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 215 169 159
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 24 April 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 29 (76.32%) HTML
2 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
3 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 23 (60.53%) VB.NET
5 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
6 21 (55.26%) C#
7 20 (52.63%) SQL
8 19 (50.00%) Degree
8 19 (50.00%) Mentoring
9 18 (47.37%) CSS
10 13 (34.21%) Finance
10 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (31.58%) MVC
11 12 (31.58%) VBA
12 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (18.42%) TDD
15 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (15.79%) jQuery
16 5 (13.16%) Silverlight
16 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
16 5 (13.16%) VB
16 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
17 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
17 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
18 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
18 3 (7.89%) CSLA
18 3 (7.89%) WCF
19 2 (5.26%) CRM

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 29 (76.32%) HTML
3 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 18 (47.37%) CSS
5 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (15.79%) jQuery
7 5 (13.16%) Silverlight
8 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.89%) WCF
9 3 (7.89%) CSLA
10 2 (5.26%) REST
10 2 (5.26%) Web Services
10 2 (5.26%) XML
11 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.63%) WinForms
11 1 (2.63%) WPF
11 1 (2.63%) LINQ
11 1 (2.63%) GWT
11 1 (2.63%) JSP
11 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) MVC
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.63%) SOA
6 1 (2.63%) CAD
6 1 (2.63%) Scrum
6 1 (2.63%) OOP
6 1 (2.63%) OO
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.63%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 23 (60.53%) VB.NET
3 21 (55.26%) C#
4 20 (52.63%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) VBA
6 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
6 5 (13.16%) VB
7 2 (5.26%) Java
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) VC++
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Borland
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle