The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 79 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 179 194 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.10% 3.60% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.80% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 161 183 171
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
5383 5107 5281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.13% 94.89% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4437 4274 4435
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 4 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 51 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Worcestershire +6 36 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Coventry -2 25 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Staffordshire -18 24 £35,000 - 2
Warwickshire -11 19 £33,500 +3.07% 5
Solihull +3 10 £36,000 -4.00%
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 -
Shropshire -4 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Walsall - 1 £50,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 348 (82.66%) C#
1 348 (82.66%) .NET
2 222 (52.73%) HTML
2 222 (52.73%) SQL Server
3 213 (50.59%) JavaScript
4 206 (48.93%) SQL
5 188 (44.66%) ASP.NET
6 180 (42.76%) CSS
7 144 (34.20%) VB.NET
8 139 (33.02%) MVC
9 126 (29.93%) Software Engineering
10 120 (28.50%) Microsoft
11 114 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
11 114 (27.08%) Degree
12 106 (25.18%) Computer Science
13 103 (24.47%) jQuery
14 97 (23.04%) WCF
15 87 (20.67%) XML
16 84 (19.95%) Web Services
16 84 (19.95%) T-SQL
17 72 (17.10%) HTML5
18 71 (16.86%) Visual Studio
19 69 (16.39%) OO
20 67 (15.91%) VB
20 67 (15.91%) .NET Framework
21 59 (14.01%) Java
22 57 (13.54%) Windows
23 54 (12.83%) E-Commerce
24 52 (12.35%) WinForms
25 51 (12.11%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (7.84%) IIS
2 10 (2.38%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.19%) CMS
4 5 (1.19%) Apache
5 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.71%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 40 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Simulink
2 1 (0.24%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.66%) SaaS
3 6 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.09%) Internet
2 4 (0.95%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.48%) HTTP
3 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.48%) 4G
4 1 (0.24%) Modbus
4 1 (0.24%) Profibus
4 1 (0.24%) Extranet
4 1 (0.24%) LAN
4 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (52.73%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.98%) MySQL
3 30 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (6.89%) Crystal Reports
5 28 (6.65%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.99%) RDBMS
7 16 (3.80%) SQLite
7 16 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (3.09%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.66%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.95%) Oracle OLAP
15 4 (0.95%) OLAP
16 3 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
16 3 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 71 (16.86%) Visual Studio
2 33 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.19%) Subversion
4 5 (1.19%) PHPUnit
5 4 (0.95%) JIRA
5 4 (0.95%) Selenium
6 3 (0.71%) NUnit
6 3 (0.71%) Ant
6 3 (0.71%) JUnit
6 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.48%) Trac
7 2 (0.48%) Gradle
7 2 (0.48%) WebSpeed
7 2 (0.48%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.48%) Maven
7 2 (0.48%) PEAR
8 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.24%) TestNG
8 1 (0.24%) AccuRev
General
1 41 (9.74%) Finance
2 18 (4.28%) Games
3 17 (4.04%) Automotive
4 13 (3.09%) Back Office
5 7 (1.66%) Advertising
6 6 (1.43%) Law
6 6 (1.43%) Retail
6 6 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.95%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (82.66%) .NET
2 222 (52.73%) HTML
3 188 (44.66%) ASP.NET
4 180 (42.76%) CSS
5 103 (24.47%) jQuery
6 97 (23.04%) WCF
7 87 (20.67%) XML
8 84 (19.95%) Web Services
9 72 (17.10%) HTML5
10 67 (15.91%) .NET Framework
11 52 (12.35%) WinForms
12 51 (12.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (11.64%) WPF
14 48 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 43 (10.21%) Ajax
16 39 (9.26%) AngularJS
17 28 (6.65%) CSS3
18 27 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (6.41%) SOAP
19 26 (6.18%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 106 (25.18%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.99%) Mathematics
4 17 (4.04%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.09%) User Experience
6 10 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.43%) Semantic Web
8 5 (1.19%) Kindle
8 5 (1.19%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.95%) Animation
9 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.71%) Physics
10 3 (0.71%) Biotechnology
10 3 (0.71%) Linked Data
10 3 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.71%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.71%) IVR
11 2 (0.48%) Streaming Media
11 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.54%) Windows
2 21 (4.99%) Android
2 21 (4.99%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.33%) Linux
5 5 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.71%) UNIX
7 1 (0.24%) OS/400
7 1 (0.24%) zOS
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (33.02%) MVC
2 126 (29.93%) Software Engineering
3 114 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (16.39%) OO
5 54 (12.83%) E-Commerce
6 47 (11.16%) SDLC
7 44 (10.45%) Web Development
8 38 (9.03%) Scrum
9 33 (7.84%) Logistics
10 29 (6.89%) TDD
11 26 (6.18%) Mentoring
12 24 (5.70%) Project Management
13 23 (5.46%) OOD
13 23 (5.46%) OOP
14 20 (4.75%) Release Management
14 20 (4.75%) Web Application Development
15 16 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (3.56%) SOA
17 14 (3.33%) Unit Testing
17 14 (3.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 348 (82.66%) C#
2 213 (50.59%) JavaScript
3 206 (48.93%) SQL
4 144 (34.20%) VB.NET
5 84 (19.95%) T-SQL
6 67 (15.91%) VB
7 59 (14.01%) Java
8 42 (9.98%) C++
9 36 (8.55%) VB6
10 27 (6.41%) PHP
11 12 (2.85%) C
12 7 (1.66%) VBA
13 6 (1.43%) Ruby
14 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.95%) Python
15 3 (0.71%) MUMPS
15 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.71%) COBOL
15 3 (0.71%) Delphi
15 3 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 114 (27.08%) Degree
2 11 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.95%) MCTS
3 4 (0.95%) MCP
3 4 (0.95%) MCAD
3 4 (0.95%) MCSD
4 3 (0.71%) HND
4 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.38%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 120 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.31%) Oracle
3 15 (3.56%) Xamarin
4 14 (3.33%) Apple
5 11 (2.61%) Adobe
6 6 (1.43%) Google
7 4 (0.95%) Twitter
8 2 (0.48%) BT
8 2 (0.48%) Telerik
8 2 (0.48%) Progress
9 1 (0.24%) IBM
9 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training / benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £30k - 450k per year + Bonus
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: bonus, Pension, free lunches
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £37000.00 - £37846.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
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Birmingham
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Redditch
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Warwick
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Birmingham
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Birmingham
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Birmingham
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
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Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
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Birmingham
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