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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 89 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 154 204 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.73% 4.03% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 4.16% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 138 186 138
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 £24,800 £20,300 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average 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
5416 4900 4150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.08% 96.74% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4516 4265 3421
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,104
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 -23 51 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Staffordshire +34 43 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Coventry -9 19 £33,500 -8.84% 4
Worcestershire -19 10 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Warwickshire -25 10 £38,500 +26.22% 4
Shropshire +11 7 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Solihull -7 6 £35,000 +0.71%
Dudley -5 4 £31,250 -10.71%
Herefordshire -1 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Walsall -13 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 260 (73.45%) .NET
2 256 (72.32%) C#
3 188 (53.11%) SQL
4 184 (51.98%) JavaScript
5 159 (44.92%) HTML
6 156 (44.07%) SQL Server
7 144 (40.68%) ASP.NET
8 141 (39.83%) CSS
9 134 (37.85%) MVC
10 104 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
11 101 (28.53%) jQuery
12 96 (27.12%) .NET Framework
13 85 (24.01%) Microsoft
14 81 (22.88%) VB.NET
15 75 (21.19%) HTML5
16 73 (20.62%) Java
17 66 (18.64%) Finance
18 60 (16.95%) Degree
19 59 (16.67%) Ajax
20 58 (16.38%) T-SQL
21 57 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
22 53 (14.97%) WCF
23 52 (14.69%) Visual Studio
23 52 (14.69%) SDLC
24 50 (14.12%) AngularJS
24 50 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 50 (14.12%) Web Services
24 50 (14.12%) Web Development
25 48 (13.56%) CSS3
26 45 (12.71%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 36 (10.17%) IIS
2 22 (6.21%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.13%) Node.js
6 3 (0.85%) Confluence
7 2 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.28%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (12.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.26%) GitHub
1 8 (2.26%) Google Analytics
1 8 (2.26%) SaaS
2 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (0.56%) Heroku
4 2 (0.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.95%) Kerberos
2 8 (2.26%) Internet
3 4 (1.13%) 2G
3 4 (1.13%) 3G
4 3 (0.85%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (5.93%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (4.24%) MySQL
8 14 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (3.67%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.41%) SQL CLR
13 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (14.69%) Visual Studio
2 33 (9.32%) Subversion
3 32 (9.04%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.26%) NUnit
6 7 (1.98%) JIRA
7 6 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.41%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.13%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.13%) Moq
9 4 (1.13%) NSubstitute
9 4 (1.13%) Selenium
10 3 (0.85%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.85%) NuGet
10 3 (0.85%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.28%) RSpec
12 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 66 (18.64%) Finance
2 26 (7.34%) Games
3 15 (4.24%) Automotive
4 13 (3.67%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.39%) Retail
6 11 (3.11%) Marketing
7 7 (1.98%) Law
8 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.41%) Banking
10 4 (1.13%) Military
11 2 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.56%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (73.45%) .NET
2 159 (44.92%) HTML
3 144 (40.68%) ASP.NET
4 141 (39.83%) CSS
5 101 (28.53%) jQuery
6 96 (27.12%) .NET Framework
7 75 (21.19%) HTML5
8 59 (16.67%) Ajax
9 57 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (14.97%) WCF
11 50 (14.12%) AngularJS
11 50 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 50 (14.12%) Web Services
12 48 (13.56%) CSS3
13 43 (12.15%) WPF
14 41 (11.58%) XML
15 36 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (9.32%) Entity Framework
17 26 (7.34%) KnockoutJS
18 23 (6.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.54%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.54%) User Experience
5 7 (1.98%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.13%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.13%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.13%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (0.85%) FMCG
8 3 (0.85%) VHDL
9 2 (0.56%) CUDA
9 2 (0.56%) Derivative
9 2 (0.56%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.28%) Fintech
10 1 (0.28%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.28%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.15%) Windows
2 15 (4.24%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.95%) Android
3 14 (3.95%) Linux
4 8 (2.26%) Mac OS X
4 8 (2.26%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.13%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (37.85%) MVC
2 104 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (14.69%) SDLC
4 50 (14.12%) Web Development
5 43 (12.15%) OO
5 43 (12.15%) Software Engineering
6 42 (11.86%) TDD
7 32 (9.04%) Unit Testing
8 29 (8.19%) Scrum
9 28 (7.91%) OOP
10 26 (7.34%) Open Source
11 24 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.65%) Mobile Development
13 18 (5.08%) BDD
13 18 (5.08%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.08%) Web Application Development
14 15 (4.24%) Release Management
15 13 (3.67%) Front End Development
15 13 (3.67%) MVVM
15 13 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 256 (72.32%) C#
2 188 (53.11%) SQL
3 184 (51.98%) JavaScript
4 81 (22.88%) VB.NET
5 73 (20.62%) Java
6 58 (16.38%) T-SQL
7 45 (12.71%) C++
8 35 (9.89%) PHP
9 22 (6.21%) Ruby
10 18 (5.08%) Python
11 15 (4.24%) C
12 14 (3.95%) PL/SQL
12 14 (3.95%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.82%) VB
14 7 (1.98%) VB6
15 6 (1.69%) Delphi
15 6 (1.69%) Perl
16 5 (1.41%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.13%) Go
17 4 (1.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (16.95%) Degree
2 28 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (5.93%) MCSD
4 14 (3.95%) MCAD
4 14 (3.95%) MCP
4 14 (3.95%) MCTS
5 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.54%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (24.01%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.04%) Oracle
3 16 (4.52%) Adobe
4 12 (3.39%) Twitter
5 8 (2.26%) Google
6 4 (1.13%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.56%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.56%) SAP
8 2 (0.56%) Sun
9 1 (0.28%) BT
9 1 (0.28%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.28%) Kony
9 1 (0.28%) OpenText
9 1 (0.28%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.28%) Telerik
9 1 (0.28%) webMethods
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Parc Ellis
Salary: up to £40K + Bens!
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + + 5% pension, 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago