The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 25 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 18.12% 25.33% 43.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.52% 25.33% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 26
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,200 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 Walsall 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
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 75 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 80.43% 100.00% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 91 63 55
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Developer
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Walsall region.

Developer Salary Trend in Walsall

Developer
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Walsall

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 39 (67.24%) .NET
2 37 (63.79%) C#
3 35 (60.34%) MVC
4 30 (51.72%) SQL Server
5 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
5 27 (46.55%) Web Services
6 23 (39.66%) WCF
7 21 (36.21%) JSON
7 21 (36.21%) CSS
7 21 (36.21%) XML
8 20 (34.48%) jQuery
9 19 (32.76%) SQL
9 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (31.03%) HTML
11 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
12 16 (27.59%) Sitecore
13 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET
14 14 (24.14%) Umbraco
15 12 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (18.97%) HTML5
17 10 (17.24%) RESTful
17 10 (17.24%) Digital Marketing
17 10 (17.24%) Marketing
17 10 (17.24%) Web Development
18 9 (15.52%) CSS3
18 9 (15.52%) SDLC
18 9 (15.52%) Finance
18 9 (15.52%) VB.NET
19 8 (13.79%) XQuery
19 8 (13.79%) XSLT

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (24.14%) Umbraco
2 8 (13.79%) CMS
2 8 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (8.62%) Apache
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.62%) MySQL
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Mercurial
2 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Hudson
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) Selenium
4 2 (3.45%) Toad
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (17.24%) Marketing
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) .NET
2 27 (46.55%) Web Services
3 23 (39.66%) WCF
4 21 (36.21%) CSS
4 21 (36.21%) JSON
4 21 (36.21%) XML
5 20 (34.48%) jQuery
6 18 (31.03%) HTML
7 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET
8 11 (18.97%) HTML5
9 10 (17.24%) RESTful
10 9 (15.52%) CSS3
11 8 (13.79%) WPF
11 8 (13.79%) XSLT
12 5 (8.62%) LAMP
13 2 (3.45%) Backbone.js
13 2 (3.45%) MDX
14 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.72%) Ember.js
14 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.45%) Online Games
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) MVC
2 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (17.24%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (17.24%) Web Development
5 9 (15.52%) SDLC
6 8 (13.79%) E-business
7 5 (8.62%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) CRM
9 3 (5.17%) Data Architecture
10 2 (3.45%) Game Development
10 2 (3.45%) ITIL
10 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.72%) Data Management
11 1 (1.72%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.72%) ETL
11 1 (1.72%) OO
11 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.72%) Scrum
11 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C#
2 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.76%) SQL
4 9 (15.52%) VB.NET
5 8 (13.79%) XPath
5 8 (13.79%) XQuery
6 5 (8.62%) PHP
7 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.45%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) Java
9 1 (1.72%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) Sitecore
3 8 (13.79%) EPiServer
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Endeca
6 1 (1.72%) Progress
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