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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 29 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.51% 13.48% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.98% 13.78% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 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
238 312 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 94.07% 97.81% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 188 233 148
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 £24,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,450
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 23 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 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 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 33 (84.62%) C#
3 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
3 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
4 27 (69.23%) HTML
5 26 (66.67%) CSS
6 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET
7 22 (56.41%) Visual Studio
8 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
9 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
11 10 (25.64%) XML
11 10 (25.64%) Degree
12 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
12 9 (23.08%) SaaS
13 8 (20.51%) SQL
13 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
14 7 (17.95%) Silverlight
14 7 (17.95%) MVC
14 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
14 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (15.38%) Web Services
15 6 (15.38%) VB
15 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
16 5 (12.82%) jQuery
16 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
17 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
17 4 (10.26%) VB6

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 27 (69.23%) HTML
3 26 (66.67%) CSS
4 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.64%) XML
6 7 (17.95%) Silverlight
7 6 (15.38%) Web Services
8 5 (12.82%) jQuery
9 4 (10.26%) HTML5
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (10.26%) SOAP
9 4 (10.26%) WCF
10 3 (7.69%) WPF
10 3 (7.69%) WF
10 3 (7.69%) WinForms
10 3 (7.69%) Ajax
10 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.69%) XSD
10 3 (7.69%) XSL
10 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) MVC
2 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
3 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.56%) OO
7 1 (2.56%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 8 (20.51%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) VB
6 4 (10.26%) VB6
6 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
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