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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 84 84 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 171 155 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.99% 2.91% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 3.01% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 157 136 147
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
5485 5149 5491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.99% 96.57% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4352 4307 4601
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -25 53 £35,000 - 8
Staffordshire +29 49 £36,000 +2.85% 11
Shropshire +17 27 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Coventry -23 17 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Warwickshire +3 11 £36,500 -9.87% 3
Worcestershire +2 7 £32,500 -13.33%
Solihull +11 5 £22,500 -37.50% 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £42,500 -
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £25,000 -
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 271 (76.12%) .NET
2 257 (72.19%) C#
3 192 (53.93%) JavaScript
4 172 (48.31%) ASP.NET
5 170 (47.75%) MVC
6 164 (46.07%) SQL
7 161 (45.22%) SQL Server
8 142 (39.89%) HTML
9 115 (32.30%) CSS
10 113 (31.74%) VB.NET
11 98 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (25.56%) jQuery
13 88 (24.72%) Degree
14 81 (22.75%) .NET Framework
15 79 (22.19%) Java
16 77 (21.63%) Microsoft
17 67 (18.82%) OO
18 63 (17.70%) Web Services
19 62 (17.42%) WCF
20 61 (17.13%) Visual Studio
21 53 (14.89%) XML
21 53 (14.89%) Computer Science
22 50 (14.04%) WPF
22 50 (14.04%) TDD
22 50 (14.04%) OOP
23 48 (13.48%) SDLC
24 47 (13.20%) Entity Framework
25 46 (12.92%) ASP.NET MVC
25 46 (12.92%) Scrum
26 44 (12.36%) MS Excel

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 24 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.09%) IIS
3 9 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.69%) CMS
5 5 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.40%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.40%) JBoss
5 5 (1.40%) WildFly
6 4 (1.12%) nginx
7 3 (0.84%) Apache
7 3 (0.84%) Confluence
7 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.56%) WordPress
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Office
2 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.40%) SaaS
3 4 (1.12%) GitHub
4 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.84%) IaaS
4 3 (0.84%) Office 365
4 3 (0.84%) PaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.69%) HTTP
1 6 (1.69%) Internet
2 2 (0.56%) DHCP
2 2 (0.56%) DNS
2 2 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.28%) Broadband
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) Skype
3 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (45.22%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.15%) MySQL
4 18 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.37%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.09%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.53%) SQL CLR
9 9 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.25%) InterSystems Cache
10 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.69%) Redis
12 5 (1.40%) Big Data
12 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 61 (17.13%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.34%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.25%) Subversion
5 8 (2.25%) Vagrant
6 7 (1.97%) NUnit
6 7 (1.97%) Selenium
6 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.69%) JUnit
8 5 (1.40%) Grunt
8 5 (1.40%) Hudson
8 5 (1.40%) JBehave
8 5 (1.40%) JIRA
9 4 (1.12%) Gradle
9 4 (1.12%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.12%) MSTest
9 4 (1.12%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.84%) Babel
10 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (10.39%) Retail
2 27 (7.58%) Finance
3 13 (3.65%) Billing
4 12 (3.37%) Law
5 8 (2.25%) Marketing
6 7 (1.97%) Games
7 6 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.40%) Banking
9 4 (1.12%) Automotive
10 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (76.12%) .NET
2 172 (48.31%) ASP.NET
3 142 (39.89%) HTML
4 115 (32.30%) CSS
5 91 (25.56%) jQuery
6 81 (22.75%) .NET Framework
7 63 (17.70%) Web Services
8 62 (17.42%) WCF
9 53 (14.89%) XML
10 50 (14.04%) WPF
11 47 (13.20%) Entity Framework
12 46 (12.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (11.80%) HTML5
14 38 (10.67%) WinForms
15 37 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 33 (9.27%) RESTful
16 33 (9.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (8.15%) AngularJS
18 28 (7.87%) Ajax
19 27 (7.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.02%) iPad
3 20 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.62%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.25%) User Experience
6 6 (1.69%) Physics
7 5 (1.40%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (1.40%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.40%) NHS
8 4 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.28%) Blog
11 1 (0.28%) FMCG
11 1 (0.28%) iSeries
11 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.58%) Windows
2 9 (2.53%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.25%) Android
3 8 (2.25%) Linux
4 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.84%) Unix
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (47.75%) MVC
2 98 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (18.82%) OO
4 50 (14.04%) OOP
4 50 (14.04%) TDD
5 48 (13.48%) SDLC
6 46 (12.92%) Scrum
7 42 (11.80%) Software Engineering
8 33 (9.27%) Web Development
9 26 (7.30%) CRM
10 23 (6.46%) SOA
11 21 (5.90%) Unit Testing
12 20 (5.62%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.21%) BDD
13 15 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (4.21%) Open Source
14 14 (3.93%) Incident Management
14 14 (3.93%) Project Management
15 13 (3.65%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (3.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 257 (72.19%) C#
2 192 (53.93%) JavaScript
3 164 (46.07%) SQL
4 113 (31.74%) VB.NET
5 79 (22.19%) Java
6 39 (10.96%) PHP
7 33 (9.27%) T-SQL
8 27 (7.58%) PL/SQL
9 26 (7.30%) C++
10 22 (6.18%) VB
11 21 (5.90%) Ruby
12 12 (3.37%) C
12 12 (3.37%) Python
12 12 (3.37%) VB6
13 11 (3.09%) Delphi
14 10 (2.81%) Scala
15 8 (2.25%) ES6
15 8 (2.25%) MUMPS
16 7 (1.97%) Apex Code
16 7 (1.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 88 (24.72%) Degree
2 20 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.12%) MCAD
3 4 (1.12%) MCP
3 4 (1.12%) MCSD
3 4 (1.12%) MCTS
3 4 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) DICOM
2 1 (0.28%) HL7
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.12%) Firmware
2 3 (0.84%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.56%) zsh
4 1 (0.28%) Samba
4 1 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.69%) Puppet
2 5 (1.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (21.63%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.96%) Oracle
3 21 (5.90%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.53%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.69%) Twitter
6 5 (1.40%) Facebook
6 5 (1.40%) Google
7 4 (1.12%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.56%) Apple
9 2 (0.56%) IBM
9 2 (0.56%) New Relic
10 1 (0.28%) HP
10 1 (0.28%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.28%) Siemens
10 1 (0.28%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
business safety systems ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (Flexible Working Optional)
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £39,999 per annum £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus +Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,500 to £35,000 per annum Benefits + Equipment DOE
Posted: 24 days ago