The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 75 92 71
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 151 128 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.05% 2.56% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 2.69% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 131 117 126
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 4767 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.17% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3993 3869
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +22 52 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Staffordshire +12 24 £34,500 +4.54% 6
Worcestershire +7 16 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Warwickshire -8 15 £31,500 -10.00% 5
Solihull -1 14 £40,000 - 2
Walsall +10 10 £30,000 -9.09% 3
Shropshire +2 6 £35,500 -11.25%
Wolverhampton -8 6 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Dudley 0 5 £36,500 -8.17%
Coventry -2 4 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 267 (80.91%) .NET
2 266 (80.61%) C#
3 174 (52.73%) ASP.NET
4 163 (49.39%) SQL Server
5 138 (41.82%) SQL
6 109 (33.03%) VB.NET
7 94 (28.48%) JavaScript
7 94 (28.48%) Windows
8 92 (27.88%) HTML
9 78 (23.64%) Visual Studio
10 74 (22.42%) CSS
11 66 (20.00%) Web Services
12 61 (18.48%) Microsoft
12 61 (18.48%) jQuery
12 61 (18.48%) Degree
13 56 (16.97%) .NET Framework
14 55 (16.67%) MVC
15 49 (14.85%) WCF
16 46 (13.94%) T-SQL
17 45 (13.64%) C++
18 43 (13.03%) Java
18 43 (13.03%) XML
19 39 (11.82%) WPF
20 38 (11.52%) OOP
21 37 (11.21%) Computer Science
22 36 (10.91%) WinForms
22 36 (10.91%) Finance
23 35 (10.61%) Internet
23 35 (10.61%) OO
24 33 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (2.73%) IIS
2 7 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.91%) Papyrus
4 3 (0.91%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.30%) WordPress
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.30%) FileNet
5 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 17 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) DOC1
2 3 (0.91%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.30%) Zen Cart
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.82%) SaaS
1 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.61%) Internet
2 14 (4.24%) Intranet
3 3 (0.91%) LDAP
4 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (49.39%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.94%) InterSystems Cache
4 13 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.03%) MySQL
8 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.12%) SQL CLR
9 7 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.52%) SQLite
10 5 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.21%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.61%) OLAP
12 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 78 (23.64%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.15%) Subversion
3 11 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (2.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.91%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.91%) GDB
9 2 (0.61%) Selenium
9 2 (0.61%) NUnit
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.30%) Hudson
10 1 (0.30%) Moq
10 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (10.91%) Finance
2 14 (4.24%) Retail
3 13 (3.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.42%) Automotive
5 7 (2.12%) Law
6 6 (1.82%) Marketing
7 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.91%) Military
9 3 (0.91%) Billing
10 2 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (80.91%) .NET
2 174 (52.73%) ASP.NET
3 92 (27.88%) HTML
4 74 (22.42%) CSS
5 66 (20.00%) Web Services
6 61 (18.48%) jQuery
7 56 (16.97%) .NET Framework
8 49 (14.85%) WCF
9 43 (13.03%) XML
10 39 (11.82%) WPF
11 36 (10.91%) WinForms
12 32 (9.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 30 (9.09%) Ajax
14 28 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (7.27%) XSL
16 18 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 15 (4.55%) HTML5
18 13 (3.94%) LAMP
18 13 (3.94%) Silverlight
18 13 (3.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.76%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.76%) Mathematics
3 13 (3.94%) IVR
4 7 (2.12%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.52%) Open Source
5 5 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.21%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.21%) SCADA
6 4 (1.21%) iPhone
7 3 (0.91%) CUDA
7 3 (0.91%) PKI
7 3 (0.91%) Physics
7 3 (0.91%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.61%) GIS
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 94 (28.48%) Windows
2 18 (5.45%) Android
3 12 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.42%) Linux
5 6 (1.82%) UNIX
5 6 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.91%) AIX
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.67%) MVC
2 38 (11.52%) OOP
3 35 (10.61%) OO
4 33 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (9.70%) Software Engineering
6 29 (8.79%) TDD
7 17 (5.15%) Web Development
8 13 (3.94%) Test Scripting
9 11 (3.33%) UML
10 10 (3.03%) Unit Testing
10 10 (3.03%) Information Management
11 9 (2.73%) Scrum
12 8 (2.42%) CRM
13 7 (2.12%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.12%) OOD
13 7 (2.12%) SOA
14 6 (1.82%) Dependency Injection
15 5 (1.52%) Android Development
15 5 (1.52%) iOS Development
15 5 (1.52%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 266 (80.61%) C#
2 138 (41.82%) SQL
3 109 (33.03%) VB.NET
4 94 (28.48%) JavaScript
5 46 (13.94%) T-SQL
6 45 (13.64%) C++
7 43 (13.03%) Java
8 31 (9.39%) VB
9 23 (6.97%) PHP
10 18 (5.45%) C
11 17 (5.15%) Delphi
12 13 (3.94%) MUMPS
13 6 (1.82%) PHP5
13 6 (1.82%) VB6
13 6 (1.82%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.52%) Ruby
14 5 (1.52%) VBA
15 4 (1.21%) XQuery
15 4 (1.21%) XAML
16 3 (0.91%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 61 (18.48%) Degree
2 17 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.82%) HND
5 4 (1.21%) MCSD
6 3 (0.91%) HNC
6 3 (0.91%) PhD
6 3 (0.91%) MCSE
7 2 (0.61%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.61%) ISEB
8 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.21%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 61 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.79%) Oracle
3 3 (0.91%) HP
3 3 (0.91%) IBM
4 2 (0.61%) SAP
4 2 (0.61%) Apple
4 2 (0.61%) Mapinfo
4 2 (0.61%) Cognos
4 2 (0.61%) ESRI
4 2 (0.61%) Google
5 1 (0.30%) Twitter
5 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.30%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.30%) Typemock
5 1 (0.30%) Zend
5 1 (0.30%) Kofax
5 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.30%) Sage
5 1 (0.30%) Borland
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits - Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & city centre car park!
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
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Walsall, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus healthcare and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago