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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 92 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 135 156 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.77% 2.99% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 3.10% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 124 137 175
Median salary £40,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £23,850 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
4739 5036 4902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.35% 96.36% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3775 4184 4300
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +4 42 £39,000 +8.33% 7
Worcestershire -2 27 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Birmingham -22 26 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Coventry -2 11 £57,500 +71.64% 2
Warwickshire +19 8 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Solihull -7 7 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Shropshire -8 7 £44,738 +23.41% 1
Herefordshire -25 5 £43,750 +16.66% 5
Walsall +20 2 £39,000 +41.81%
Halesowen - 1 £26,000 - 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 234 (78.79%) .NET
2 227 (76.43%) C#
3 155 (52.19%) JavaScript
4 146 (49.16%) MVC
5 142 (47.81%) ASP.NET
6 139 (46.80%) HTML
7 132 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 121 (40.74%) CSS
9 114 (38.38%) SQL
10 106 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (25.93%) .NET Framework
12 74 (24.92%) VB.NET
13 67 (22.56%) jQuery
14 60 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 59 (19.87%) Microsoft
16 53 (17.85%) Entity Framework
17 44 (14.81%) HTML5
18 43 (14.48%) Web Services
19 42 (14.14%) Visual Studio
20 38 (12.79%) Java
20 38 (12.79%) TDD
21 37 (12.46%) WCF
21 37 (12.46%) WPF
21 37 (12.46%) AngularJS
22 36 (12.12%) Web Development
22 36 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
23 35 (11.78%) Scrum
24 34 (11.45%) OOP
24 34 (11.45%) Software Engineering
25 33 (11.11%) XML

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 15 (5.05%) CMS
2 10 (3.37%) IIS
2 10 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.35%) Confluence
3 4 (1.35%) Documentum
4 3 (1.01%) WordPress
5 2 (0.67%) Apache
5 2 (0.67%) nginx
5 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Blender
Business Applications
1 11 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.02%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (1.35%) GitHub
4 4 (1.35%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (1.35%) Heroku
5 2 (0.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.35%) Intranet
3 3 (1.01%) DHCP
3 3 (1.01%) DNS
3 3 (1.01%) HTTP
4 2 (0.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.34%) Skype
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.74%) MySQL
3 22 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.04%) InterSystems Cache
6 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.36%) Redis
8 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.02%) Big Data
9 6 (2.02%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.02%) SQL CLR
9 6 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.68%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.01%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (14.14%) Visual Studio
2 36 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (7.07%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.38%) Subversion
5 12 (4.04%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.36%) Selenium
6 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (2.02%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.68%) JIRA
8 5 (1.68%) Maven
8 5 (1.68%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.68%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.01%) GoCD
10 3 (1.01%) Hudson
10 3 (1.01%) NCrunch
10 3 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.01%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.01%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (8.75%) Retail
2 23 (7.74%) Finance
3 13 (4.38%) Law
4 7 (2.36%) Banking
5 6 (2.02%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.02%) Legal
5 6 (2.02%) Marketing
6 5 (1.68%) Automotive
7 4 (1.35%) Billing
7 4 (1.35%) Publishing
8 3 (1.01%) Games
9 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (78.79%) .NET
2 142 (47.81%) ASP.NET
3 139 (46.80%) HTML
4 121 (40.74%) CSS
5 77 (25.93%) .NET Framework
6 67 (22.56%) jQuery
7 60 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (17.85%) Entity Framework
9 44 (14.81%) HTML5
10 43 (14.48%) Web Services
11 37 (12.46%) AngularJS
11 37 (12.46%) WCF
11 37 (12.46%) WPF
12 33 (11.11%) XML
13 28 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (9.09%) LINQ
15 24 (8.08%) RESTful
16 21 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (5.72%) Node.js
17 17 (5.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.04%) iPad
3 12 (4.04%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.36%) NHS
6 6 (2.02%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.68%) User Experience
8 4 (1.35%) Physics
9 3 (1.01%) Online Gambling
10 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.67%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.34%) AS400
11 1 (0.34%) Blog
11 1 (0.34%) Derivative
11 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.34%) Social Media
11 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.39%) Windows
2 14 (4.71%) Linux
3 9 (3.03%) Android
4 5 (1.68%) Unix
5 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (49.16%) MVC
2 106 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (12.79%) TDD
4 36 (12.12%) Web Development
5 35 (11.78%) Scrum
6 34 (11.45%) OOP
6 34 (11.45%) Software Engineering
7 32 (10.77%) OO
8 27 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 26 (8.75%) SDLC
10 24 (8.08%) CRM
11 22 (7.41%) SOA
12 21 (7.07%) BDD
12 21 (7.07%) Front End Development
13 18 (6.06%) Web Design
14 16 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.39%) Project Management
14 16 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (4.04%) Analytics
16 11 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 227 (76.43%) C#
2 155 (52.19%) JavaScript
3 114 (38.38%) SQL
4 74 (24.92%) VB.NET
5 38 (12.79%) Java
6 28 (9.43%) PHP
7 20 (6.73%) C++
8 19 (6.40%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.05%) Ruby
10 14 (4.71%) Delphi
11 12 (4.04%) MUMPS
12 10 (3.37%) Python
12 10 (3.37%) VB
12 10 (3.37%) VB6
13 9 (3.03%) Go
13 9 (3.03%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.36%) C
15 6 (2.02%) R
15 6 (2.02%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (9.76%) Degree
2 14 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.01%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) HND
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 14 (4.71%) Docker
2 2 (0.67%) Samba
2 2 (0.67%) Squid
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.36%) Puppet
2 6 (2.02%) Ansible
3 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.01%) Terraform
4 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 59 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.74%) Google
3 16 (5.39%) Oracle
4 5 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.35%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.35%) EMC
5 4 (1.35%) LexisNexis
5 4 (1.35%) OpenText
5 4 (1.35%) Pega
6 3 (1.01%) IBM
6 3 (1.01%) Telerik
7 2 (0.67%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.67%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.34%) Twitter
8 1 (0.34%) Zend
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !!!!
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago