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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 21 34 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 29.17% 38.20% 74.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.17% 39.08% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 49
Average salary £34,000 £31,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.08% +5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
72 87 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 100.00% 97.75% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 57 76 63
Average salary £38,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.59% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £37,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Walsall

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 25 (60.98%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) C#
4 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
5 16 (39.02%) VB.NET
5 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
6 15 (36.59%) jQuery
7 14 (34.15%) CSS
8 10 (24.39%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
10 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (17.07%) JSON
11 7 (17.07%) WCF
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
11 7 (17.07%) OO
11 7 (17.07%) OOD
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
12 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
12 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (12.20%) Web Development
13 5 (12.20%) Degree
13 5 (12.20%) Time Management
13 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
13 5 (12.20%) MVC
13 5 (12.20%) RDBMS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 4 (9.76%) IIS
1 4 (9.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.44%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
5 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
3 15 (36.59%) jQuery
4 14 (34.15%) CSS
5 10 (24.39%) HTML
6 7 (17.07%) JSON
6 7 (17.07%) WCF
7 5 (12.20%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) MDX
8 4 (9.76%) WPF
8 4 (9.76%) CSLA
8 4 (9.76%) HTML5
8 4 (9.76%) CSS3
9 3 (7.32%) Web Services
10 1 (2.44%) Dojo
10 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.44%) Spring
10 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
10 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.44%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) OOD
1 7 (17.07%) OO
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
3 5 (12.20%) MVC
3 5 (12.20%) Web Development
3 5 (12.20%) Time Management
4 4 (9.76%) ETL
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Software Deployment
5 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) E-business
6 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.44%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 16 (39.02%) VB.NET
5 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.32%) VBA
7 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.88%) VB
8 1 (2.44%) Java
8 1 (2.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (2.44%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) HND
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Tableau
3 1 (2.44%) Pegasus