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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 81 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 184 170 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.15% 2.97% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 3.10% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 170 150 174
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
5585 5484 5349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.63% 95.79% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 4516 4434
Median salary £37,500 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -10 61 £35,000 - 11
Staffordshire +27 50 £35,000 - 13
Shropshire - 32 £32,500 - 3
Coventry -13 13 £29,000 -22.66% 2
Warwickshire +4 10 £36,500 -8.75% 4
Worcestershire -4 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Solihull +16 7 £30,000 -16.66%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £27,750 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £42,500 -
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
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 25 August 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.

1 254 (73.84%) .NET
2 240 (69.77%) C#
3 195 (56.69%) JavaScript
4 159 (46.22%) SQL
5 157 (45.64%) ASP.NET
6 153 (44.48%) MVC
7 144 (41.86%) SQL Server
8 141 (40.99%) HTML
9 115 (33.43%) CSS
10 100 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (29.07%) VB.NET
11 96 (27.91%) jQuery
11 96 (27.91%) Degree
12 92 (26.74%) Java
13 74 (21.51%) Microsoft
14 71 (20.64%) OO
15 65 (18.90%) .NET Framework
15 65 (18.90%) WCF
16 63 (18.31%) Web Services
17 57 (16.57%) Computer Science
18 56 (16.28%) OOP
19 53 (15.41%) Scrum
20 52 (15.12%) Visual Studio
21 50 (14.53%) TDD
22 48 (13.95%) Software Engineering
22 48 (13.95%) XML
23 47 (13.66%) WPF
24 45 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
24 45 (13.08%) HTML5
25 44 (12.79%) 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 23 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.62%) IIS
3 8 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.45%) GlassFish
4 5 (1.45%) JBoss
4 5 (1.45%) WildFly
5 4 (1.16%) Apache
5 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.87%) Confluence
6 3 (0.87%) nginx
7 2 (0.58%) CMS
7 2 (0.58%) WordPress
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) MS Office
2 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.74%) Office 365
2 6 (1.74%) SaaS
3 4 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.16%) IaaS
3 4 (1.16%) PaaS
4 2 (0.58%) GitHub
4 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.29%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.03%) HTTP
2 5 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) ATM
3 1 (0.29%) Broadband
3 1 (0.29%) DHCP
3 1 (0.29%) DNS
3 1 (0.29%) SSL
3 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.72%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.43%) MySQL
4 18 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.07%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.78%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.62%) SQL CLR
11 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.74%) Redis
13 5 (1.45%) Big Data
13 5 (1.45%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.87%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 52 (15.12%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.62%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.33%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.74%) JUnit
6 6 (1.74%) NUnit
6 6 (1.74%) Selenium
7 5 (1.45%) Hudson
7 5 (1.45%) JBehave
7 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.45%) Subversion
8 4 (1.16%) Gradle
8 4 (1.16%) Grunt
8 4 (1.16%) JIRA
9 3 (0.87%) Babel
9 3 (0.87%) Maven
9 3 (0.87%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.87%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (8.14%) Finance
2 24 (6.98%) Retail
3 13 (3.78%) Billing
4 10 (2.91%) Marketing
5 8 (2.33%) Games
6 7 (2.03%) Law
7 5 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.16%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (73.84%) .NET
2 157 (45.64%) ASP.NET
3 141 (40.99%) HTML
4 115 (33.43%) CSS
5 96 (27.91%) jQuery
6 65 (18.90%) .NET Framework
6 65 (18.90%) WCF
7 63 (18.31%) Web Services
8 48 (13.95%) XML
9 47 (13.66%) WPF
10 45 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (13.08%) HTML5
11 43 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 40 (11.63%) AngularJS
12 40 (11.63%) Entity Framework
13 37 (10.76%) WinForms
14 32 (9.30%) RESTful
14 32 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 31 (9.01%) CSS3
16 29 (8.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.57%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.40%) iPad
3 21 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.94%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.78%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.91%) User Experience
8 7 (2.03%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.74%) Physics
10 5 (1.45%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.87%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.29%) FMCG
13 1 (0.29%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.29%) iSeries
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.56%) Windows
2 16 (4.65%) Android
3 12 (3.49%) Linux
4 11 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.45%) Unix
6 2 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (44.48%) MVC
2 100 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (20.64%) OO
4 56 (16.28%) OOP
5 53 (15.41%) Scrum
6 50 (14.53%) TDD
7 48 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 42 (12.21%) SDLC
9 36 (10.47%) Web Development
10 23 (6.69%) CRM
11 21 (6.10%) SOA
11 21 (6.10%) Unit Testing
12 19 (5.52%) SOLID
13 18 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (5.23%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.36%) Open Source
15 14 (4.07%) Incident Management
16 13 (3.78%) BDD
16 13 (3.78%) Responsive Web Design
17 12 (3.49%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 240 (69.77%) C#
2 195 (56.69%) JavaScript
3 159 (46.22%) SQL
4 100 (29.07%) VB.NET
5 92 (26.74%) Java
6 39 (11.34%) PHP
7 34 (9.88%) T-SQL
8 31 (9.01%) C++
9 26 (7.56%) PL/SQL
10 24 (6.98%) Ruby
10 24 (6.98%) VB
11 14 (4.07%) Python
11 14 (4.07%) VB6
12 12 (3.49%) C
13 10 (2.91%) Scala
14 8 (2.33%) ES6
15 7 (2.03%) Apex Code
15 7 (2.03%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.03%) Go
16 6 (1.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 96 (27.91%) Degree
2 22 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.45%) MCSD
4 4 (1.16%) MCAD
4 4 (1.16%) MCP
4 4 (1.16%) MCTS
5 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.45%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) DICOM
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) Firmware
2 3 (0.87%) Docker
2 3 (0.87%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.58%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.03%) Puppet
2 5 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 74 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.63%) Oracle
3 22 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.62%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.74%) Google
6 5 (1.45%) Facebook
6 5 (1.45%) Twitter
7 3 (0.87%) Apple
7 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.58%) New Relic
8 2 (0.58%) Telerik
9 1 (0.29%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) IBM
9 1 (0.29%) Siemens
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 3 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32k, 36 holidays, 12% pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salaries on offer - please contact for details
Posted: 3 days ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago