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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 95 55 79
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 165 241 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.64% 4.52% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 4.67% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 149 226 135
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average 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
6017 5166 4758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.85% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4376 3985
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 -54 47 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Staffordshire +17 44 £37,500 - 4
Coventry +15 25 £40,000 +16.78%
Warwickshire -7 22 £37,500 +11.11% 8
Shropshire -16 11 £37,250 -12.35% 1
Worcestershire -28 7 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Solihull +12 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Sutton Coldfield +5 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Dudley +10 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 216 (69.23%) .NET
2 214 (68.59%) C#
3 163 (52.24%) JavaScript
4 151 (48.40%) SQL
5 125 (40.06%) HTML
6 116 (37.18%) ASP.NET
7 115 (36.86%) SQL Server
8 110 (35.26%) CSS
9 107 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (30.45%) MVC
11 85 (27.24%) jQuery
12 68 (21.79%) Degree
12 68 (21.79%) Java
13 65 (20.83%) WCF
14 64 (20.51%) .NET Framework
15 59 (18.91%) VB.NET
16 57 (18.27%) Microsoft
17 53 (16.99%) HTML5
18 52 (16.67%) Finance
19 51 (16.35%) Web Development
20 48 (15.38%) Web Services
20 48 (15.38%) OOP
20 48 (15.38%) OO
21 47 (15.06%) Visual Studio
21 47 (15.06%) C++
21 47 (15.06%) TDD
21 47 (15.06%) Software Engineering
22 44 (14.10%) AngularJS
23 43 (13.78%) Scrum
24 42 (13.46%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.17%) IIS
3 6 (1.92%) Node.js
4 5 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.96%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.96%) Confluence
6 3 (0.96%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.96%) JBoss
6 3 (0.96%) WildFly
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (9.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.24%) SaaS
2 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.28%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.96%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.24%) Internet
1 7 (2.24%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.28%) HTTP
3 3 (0.96%) 2G
3 3 (0.96%) 3G
3 3 (0.96%) DHCP
3 3 (0.96%) DNS
4 2 (0.64%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) ATM
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.17%) MySQL
5 13 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.24%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.92%) SQL CLR
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.96%) Big Data
11 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (15.06%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.01%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.77%) Subversion
4 9 (2.88%) NUnit
5 8 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.24%) Selenium
6 7 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.92%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.60%) JIRA
9 4 (1.28%) JUnit
9 4 (1.28%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.28%) Moq
9 4 (1.28%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.96%) Hudson
10 3 (0.96%) JBehave
10 3 (0.96%) NSubstitute
10 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.64%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.64%) MSTest
12 1 (0.32%) Concordion
General
1 52 (16.67%) Finance
2 23 (7.37%) Games
3 12 (3.85%) Retail
4 10 (3.21%) Marketing
5 8 (2.56%) Law
6 7 (2.24%) Automotive
7 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.28%) Military
9 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.64%) Electronics
10 2 (0.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (69.23%) .NET
2 125 (40.06%) HTML
3 116 (37.18%) ASP.NET
4 110 (35.26%) CSS
5 85 (27.24%) jQuery
6 65 (20.83%) WCF
7 64 (20.51%) .NET Framework
8 53 (16.99%) HTML5
9 48 (15.38%) Web Services
10 44 (14.10%) AngularJS
11 41 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (12.82%) Ajax
12 40 (12.82%) WPF
13 31 (9.94%) Entity Framework
14 28 (8.97%) CSS3
14 28 (8.97%) XML
15 27 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 26 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 23 (7.37%) KnockoutJS
18 21 (6.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.14%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.21%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (3.21%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.88%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.60%) User Experience
8 4 (1.28%) CUDA
8 4 (1.28%) iPad
9 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.96%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.96%) Physics
9 3 (0.96%) VHDL
10 2 (0.64%) Derivative
10 2 (0.64%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.64%) FMCG
11 1 (0.32%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.46%) Windows
2 27 (8.65%) Linux
3 22 (7.05%) Android
4 15 (4.81%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.24%) Unix
7 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (30.45%) MVC
3 51 (16.35%) Web Development
4 48 (15.38%) OO
4 48 (15.38%) OOP
5 47 (15.06%) Software Engineering
5 47 (15.06%) TDD
6 43 (13.78%) Scrum
7 40 (12.82%) SDLC
8 28 (8.97%) Unit Testing
9 23 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (6.73%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.09%) SOA
12 18 (5.77%) Open Source
13 14 (4.49%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (4.17%) SOLID
15 12 (3.85%) BDD
16 11 (3.53%) CRM
16 11 (3.53%) Data Protection
16 11 (3.53%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 214 (68.59%) C#
2 163 (52.24%) JavaScript
3 151 (48.40%) SQL
4 68 (21.79%) Java
5 59 (18.91%) VB.NET
6 47 (15.06%) C++
7 35 (11.22%) T-SQL
8 34 (10.90%) PHP
9 23 (7.37%) Python
10 21 (6.73%) PL/SQL
11 16 (5.13%) C
12 15 (4.81%) Ruby
12 15 (4.81%) VB
13 8 (2.56%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.24%) Scala
15 6 (1.92%) VB6
16 5 (1.60%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.60%) Perl
17 4 (1.28%) XAML
18 3 (0.96%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 68 (21.79%) Degree
2 25 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.85%) MCSD
4 7 (2.24%) MCAD
4 7 (2.24%) MCP
4 7 (2.24%) MCTS
5 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.28%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.54%) Oracle
3 6 (1.92%) Google
4 5 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.60%) Twitter
5 3 (0.96%) Adobe
5 3 (0.96%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.96%) DevExpress
5 3 (0.96%) Facebook
5 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.64%) New Relic
6 2 (0.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.32%) Apple
7 1 (0.32%) OpenText
7 1 (0.32%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southam, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Automation Resource Consultants
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Give A Grad A Go
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 19 days ago
Studley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago