The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 77 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 187 192 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.10% 3.24% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 3.38% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 169 174 186
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5785 5678 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 95.85% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4571 4654 4275
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +20 48 £35,000 - 5
Birmingham -18 47 £35,000 - 9
Shropshire +14 28 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Coventry +5 21 £29,000 -24.67% 3
Warwickshire +3 16 £39,000 +16.41% 3
Solihull +19 12 £33,000 -8.33% 1
Worcestershire -13 12 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £25,500 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 247 (69.38%) .NET
2 237 (66.57%) C#
3 194 (54.49%) JavaScript
4 157 (44.10%) SQL
5 149 (41.85%) ASP.NET
6 139 (39.04%) SQL Server
6 139 (39.04%) MVC
7 136 (38.20%) HTML
8 116 (32.58%) CSS
9 105 (29.49%) Degree
10 103 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
11 98 (27.53%) jQuery
12 94 (26.40%) VB.NET
13 88 (24.72%) Java
14 70 (19.66%) Microsoft
14 70 (19.66%) WCF
15 69 (19.38%) Computer Science
15 69 (19.38%) OO
16 63 (17.70%) .NET Framework
17 61 (17.13%) Web Services
18 55 (15.45%) Scrum
19 54 (15.17%) OOP
19 54 (15.17%) Software Engineering
20 50 (14.04%) WPF
20 50 (14.04%) Visual Studio
21 48 (13.48%) TDD
22 46 (12.92%) MS Excel
23 42 (11.80%) XML
23 42 (11.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 42 (11.80%) HTML5

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.97%) IIS
4 5 (1.40%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.40%) GlassFish
4 5 (1.40%) JBoss
4 5 (1.40%) WildFly
5 4 (1.12%) Apache
5 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.84%) Confluence
6 3 (0.84%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (12.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Office
2 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.69%) Office 365
3 5 (1.40%) SaaS
4 4 (1.12%) IaaS
4 4 (1.12%) PaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.25%) Internet
2 7 (1.97%) HTTP
3 3 (0.84%) DHCP
3 3 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) ATM
4 1 (0.28%) Broadband
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (39.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.18%) MySQL
4 18 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (2.53%) SQL CLR
11 8 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.40%) Big Data
13 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.84%) OrientDB
15 3 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (14.04%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.62%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.09%) Subversion
4 10 (2.81%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.53%) Selenium
6 8 (2.25%) NUnit
7 6 (1.69%) JUnit
7 6 (1.69%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.40%) Hudson
8 5 (1.40%) JBehave
8 5 (1.40%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.40%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.12%) Gradle
9 4 (1.12%) Grunt
9 4 (1.12%) JIRA
10 3 (0.84%) Babel
10 3 (0.84%) Maven
10 3 (0.84%) Moq
10 3 (0.84%) NSubstitute
General
1 40 (11.24%) Finance
2 25 (7.02%) Retail
3 11 (3.09%) Games
4 9 (2.53%) Billing
5 6 (1.69%) Marketing
6 5 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.12%) Automotive
7 4 (1.12%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (69.38%) .NET
2 149 (41.85%) ASP.NET
3 136 (38.20%) HTML
4 116 (32.58%) CSS
5 98 (27.53%) jQuery
6 70 (19.66%) WCF
7 63 (17.70%) .NET Framework
8 61 (17.13%) Web Services
9 50 (14.04%) WPF
10 42 (11.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 42 (11.80%) HTML5
10 42 (11.80%) XML
11 41 (11.52%) AngularJS
11 41 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (10.39%) Entity Framework
13 35 (9.83%) WinForms
14 30 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 29 (8.15%) KnockoutJS
16 28 (7.87%) Ajax
17 27 (7.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.38%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.34%) iPad
4 18 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (5.06%) Mathematics
5 13 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (2.81%) User Experience
8 7 (1.97%) Physics
9 6 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.40%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.12%) CUDA
12 3 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.56%) FMCG
14 1 (0.28%) Grid Computing
14 1 (0.28%) iSeries
14 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.24%) Windows
2 23 (6.46%) Linux
3 17 (4.78%) Android
4 10 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.81%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.25%) Unix
6 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (39.04%) MVC
2 103 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (19.38%) OO
4 55 (15.45%) Scrum
5 54 (15.17%) OOP
5 54 (15.17%) Software Engineering
6 48 (13.48%) TDD
7 40 (11.24%) SDLC
8 38 (10.67%) Web Development
9 22 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (6.18%) SOA
9 22 (6.18%) Unit Testing
10 21 (5.90%) SOLID
11 20 (5.62%) CRM
12 18 (5.06%) Mentoring
13 17 (4.78%) Open Source
14 16 (4.49%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (3.65%) OOD
16 11 (3.09%) BDD
16 11 (3.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 237 (66.57%) C#
2 194 (54.49%) JavaScript
3 157 (44.10%) SQL
4 94 (26.40%) VB.NET
5 88 (24.72%) Java
6 41 (11.52%) C++
7 39 (10.96%) PHP
8 32 (8.99%) T-SQL
9 28 (7.87%) PL/SQL
10 24 (6.74%) VB
11 22 (6.18%) Python
11 22 (6.18%) Ruby
12 15 (4.21%) C
13 12 (3.37%) VB6
14 10 (2.81%) Scala
15 6 (1.69%) Apex Code
15 6 (1.69%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.69%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.40%) Clojure
16 5 (1.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 105 (29.49%) Degree
2 22 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.69%) MCSD
4 4 (1.12%) MCAD
4 4 (1.12%) MCP
4 4 (1.12%) MCTS
5 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.84%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) DICOM
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.12%) Cygwin
1 4 (1.12%) Firmware
2 3 (0.84%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 70 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.52%) Oracle
3 17 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.53%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.69%) Twitter
6 5 (1.40%) Facebook
6 5 (1.40%) Google
7 3 (0.84%) Apple
7 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.84%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.56%) New Relic
8 2 (0.56%) Telerik
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
9 1 (0.28%) HP
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) Siemens
West Midlands
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salaries on offer - please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits inc. Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southam, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nortech Management Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Shropshire
Entertainment Magpie Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 25 days ago