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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 81 90 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 137 164 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.93% 2.80% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 2.90% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 125 149 182
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,900 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
4555 5653 4881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.27% 96.43% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3685 4690 4222
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -8 33 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Birmingham -8 31 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Worcestershire 0 21 £30,000 -33.33% 5
Coventry +17 19 £57,500 +71.64% 2
Solihull +2 10 £33,000 -5.71% 4
Herefordshire -23 7 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Warwickshire +27 6 £24,500 -33.33% 4
Shropshire -8 5 £44,738 +19.30% 1
Halesowen - 4 £23,000 -
Walsall +17 2 £39,000 -8.23%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 (78.00%) .NET
2 233 (77.67%) C#
3 163 (54.33%) JavaScript
4 147 (49.00%) MVC
5 142 (47.33%) HTML
6 139 (46.33%) ASP.NET
7 132 (44.00%) SQL Server
8 129 (43.00%) CSS
9 119 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (37.00%) SQL
11 75 (25.00%) jQuery
12 72 (24.00%) .NET Framework
13 68 (22.67%) VB.NET
14 58 (19.33%) Microsoft
15 56 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 54 (18.00%) Entity Framework
17 53 (17.67%) AngularJS
18 48 (16.00%) HTML5
19 45 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
20 42 (14.00%) Scrum
20 42 (14.00%) Web Services
20 42 (14.00%) Software Engineering
21 40 (13.33%) Java
22 39 (13.00%) Visual Studio
23 38 (12.67%) OOP
23 38 (12.67%) Web Development
24 36 (12.00%) WCF
25 35 (11.67%) TDD
26 34 (11.33%) ASP.NET Web API
27 33 (11.00%) WPF

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 (5.00%) CMS
2 12 (4.00%) IIS
3 7 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.67%) Apache
4 5 (1.67%) nginx
5 4 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.33%) Confluence
5 4 (1.33%) Documentum
5 4 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.00%) WordPress
7 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Blender
Business Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (2.00%) GitHub
4 6 (2.00%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.33%) Google Compute Engine
5 4 (1.33%) Heroku
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.67%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.00%) Internet
2 4 (1.33%) HTTP
2 4 (1.33%) Intranet
3 3 (1.00%) DHCP
3 3 (1.00%) DNS
3 3 (1.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.33%) Skype
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.33%) MySQL
3 15 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
5 9 (3.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.00%) Big Data
7 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.67%) SQL CLR
9 4 (1.33%) Redis
9 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.67%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (13.00%) Visual Studio
3 21 (7.00%) Git (software)
4 17 (5.67%) Subversion
5 14 (4.67%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.33%) MSBuild
6 7 (2.33%) Selenium
7 6 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.67%) GoCD
8 5 (1.67%) Hudson
8 5 (1.67%) JIRA
8 5 (1.67%) Maven
8 5 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.33%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.00%) MSTest
10 3 (1.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 27 (9.00%) Finance
2 26 (8.67%) Retail
3 9 (3.00%) Law
4 7 (2.33%) Banking
5 6 (2.00%) Automotive
5 6 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.00%) Legal
6 4 (1.33%) Marketing
6 4 (1.33%) Publishing
7 3 (1.00%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (78.00%) .NET
2 142 (47.33%) HTML
3 139 (46.33%) ASP.NET
4 129 (43.00%) CSS
5 75 (25.00%) jQuery
6 72 (24.00%) .NET Framework
7 56 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (18.00%) Entity Framework
9 53 (17.67%) AngularJS
10 48 (16.00%) HTML5
11 42 (14.00%) Web Services
12 36 (12.00%) WCF
13 34 (11.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (11.00%) WPF
15 24 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (8.00%) XML
16 23 (7.67%) LINQ
17 18 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
17 18 (6.00%) Node.js
18 16 (5.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.33%) NHS
5 7 (2.33%) User Experience
6 6 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.00%) iPad
7 5 (1.67%) Physics
8 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.00%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.67%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.67%) Fintech
9 2 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.33%) Oculus Rift
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.33%) Linux
2 14 (4.67%) Windows
3 11 (3.67%) Android
4 4 (1.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.33%) Unix
4 4 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (49.00%) MVC
2 119 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (14.00%) Scrum
3 42 (14.00%) Software Engineering
4 38 (12.67%) OOP
4 38 (12.67%) Web Development
5 35 (11.67%) TDD
6 33 (11.00%) OO
7 27 (9.00%) Mentoring
8 23 (7.67%) CRM
8 23 (7.67%) Front End Development
8 23 (7.67%) SDLC
8 23 (7.67%) SOA
9 22 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (5.67%) BDD
12 16 (5.33%) Web Design
13 14 (4.67%) DevOps
14 13 (4.33%) Project Management
15 12 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 233 (77.67%) C#
2 163 (54.33%) JavaScript
3 111 (37.00%) SQL
4 68 (22.67%) VB.NET
5 40 (13.33%) Java
6 28 (9.33%) PHP
7 21 (7.00%) T-SQL
8 18 (6.00%) C++
9 14 (4.67%) Delphi
10 12 (4.00%) MUMPS
10 12 (4.00%) Python
11 9 (3.00%) Ruby
12 8 (2.67%) VB
13 7 (2.33%) Go
13 7 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.33%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.33%) VB6
14 6 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.00%) R
15 4 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (10.33%) Degree
2 15 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) HND
6 1 (0.33%) PhD
6 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (6.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.67%) Samba
2 2 (0.67%) Squid
3 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.00%) Puppet
2 8 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.67%) Ansible
3 5 (1.67%) Terraform
4 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.33%) Google
3 16 (5.33%) Oracle
4 7 (2.33%) Telerik
5 4 (1.33%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.33%) EMC
5 4 (1.33%) LexisNexis
5 4 (1.33%) OpenText
5 4 (1.33%) Pega
6 3 (1.00%) IBM
7 2 (0.67%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.67%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.33%) Apple
8 1 (0.33%) Twitter
8 1 (0.33%) Zend
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
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
ISL Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ISL Recruitment
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Upto £40K + Listed Benefits and Shar
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago