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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 93 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 167 234 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.69% 4.37% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 4.50% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 150 220 179
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median 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
5983 5203 5017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.38% 97.13% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4721 4354 4227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Staffordshire +12 50 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Birmingham -63 32 £35,000 - 10
Coventry +12 29 £38,750 +0.64% 1
Warwickshire -11 22 £37,500 +11.94% 3
Solihull +13 11 £36,250 -9.37%
Shropshire -18 11 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Worcestershire -29 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £32,500 - 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 233 (69.35%) .NET
2 226 (67.26%) C#
3 181 (53.87%) JavaScript
4 154 (45.83%) SQL
5 134 (39.88%) ASP.NET
6 133 (39.58%) SQL Server
7 121 (36.01%) HTML
8 113 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
9 112 (33.33%) MVC
10 111 (33.04%) CSS
11 94 (27.98%) jQuery
12 81 (24.11%) Degree
13 76 (22.62%) VB.NET
14 72 (21.43%) WCF
15 70 (20.83%) Java
16 66 (19.64%) Microsoft
17 64 (19.05%) .NET Framework
18 60 (17.86%) OO
19 57 (16.96%) TDD
20 55 (16.37%) OOP
20 55 (16.37%) Finance
21 53 (15.77%) Web Services
22 51 (15.18%) WPF
23 50 (14.88%) Software Engineering
24 49 (14.58%) Computer Science
24 49 (14.58%) Visual Studio
24 49 (14.58%) Scrum
25 46 (13.69%) Windows
25 46 (13.69%) Web Development
26 45 (13.39%) C++

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 18 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.68%) IIS
3 6 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.79%) Node.js
4 5 (1.49%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.49%) Confluence
4 5 (1.49%) GlassFish
4 5 (1.49%) JBoss
4 5 (1.49%) WildFly
5 3 (0.89%) Apache
5 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.60%) nginx
7 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.08%) SaaS
3 4 (1.19%) Office 365
4 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.89%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.60%) IaaS
5 2 (0.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.68%) Internet
2 7 (2.08%) HTTP
3 4 (1.19%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.89%) DHCP
4 3 (0.89%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) ATM
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.06%) MySQL
4 16 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.38%) SQL CLR
9 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.49%) Big Data
10 5 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 27 (8.04%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.76%) Subversion
4 10 (2.98%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.68%) NUnit
6 8 (2.38%) Selenium
6 8 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.79%) JIRA
7 6 (1.79%) JUnit
7 6 (1.79%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.49%) Hudson
8 5 (1.49%) JBehave
8 5 (1.49%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.19%) Moq
9 4 (1.19%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.89%) Gradle
10 3 (0.89%) NSubstitute
10 3 (0.89%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 55 (16.37%) Finance
2 21 (6.25%) Games
3 17 (5.06%) Retail
4 10 (2.98%) Marketing
5 7 (2.08%) Law
6 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.19%) Automotive
7 4 (1.19%) Military
8 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (69.35%) .NET
2 134 (39.88%) ASP.NET
3 121 (36.01%) HTML
4 111 (33.04%) CSS
5 94 (27.98%) jQuery
6 72 (21.43%) WCF
7 64 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 53 (15.77%) Web Services
9 51 (15.18%) WPF
10 44 (13.10%) AngularJS
10 44 (13.10%) HTML5
11 43 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (11.01%) Ajax
13 36 (10.71%) Entity Framework
13 36 (10.71%) XML
14 32 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 27 (8.04%) WinForms
16 26 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (6.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.68%) iPad
7 8 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.38%) User Experience
8 6 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.19%) CUDA
11 3 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.89%) Physics
11 3 (0.89%) VHDL
12 2 (0.60%) Derivative
12 2 (0.60%) FMCG
13 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.30%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.69%) Windows
2 24 (7.14%) Linux
3 20 (5.95%) Android
4 14 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.87%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.08%) Unix
7 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (33.33%) MVC
3 60 (17.86%) OO
4 57 (16.96%) TDD
5 55 (16.37%) OOP
6 50 (14.88%) Software Engineering
7 49 (14.58%) Scrum
8 46 (13.69%) Web Development
9 37 (11.01%) SDLC
10 28 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 26 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (6.55%) SOA
13 19 (5.65%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.36%) SOLID
15 16 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
15 16 (4.76%) Open Source
16 15 (4.46%) CRM
17 13 (3.87%) MVVM
18 12 (3.57%) BDD
19 11 (3.27%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 226 (67.26%) C#
2 181 (53.87%) JavaScript
3 154 (45.83%) SQL
4 76 (22.62%) VB.NET
5 70 (20.83%) Java
6 45 (13.39%) C++
7 37 (11.01%) T-SQL
8 35 (10.42%) PHP
9 24 (7.14%) Python
10 22 (6.55%) PL/SQL
11 18 (5.36%) C
12 17 (5.06%) VB
13 16 (4.76%) Ruby
14 11 (3.27%) Scala
15 6 (1.79%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.79%) VB6
16 5 (1.49%) Clojure
16 5 (1.49%) Perl
16 5 (1.49%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.19%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 81 (24.11%) Degree
2 26 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.38%) MCSD
4 4 (1.19%) MCAD
4 4 (1.19%) MCP
4 4 (1.19%) MCTS
5 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
1 3 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.19%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.89%) Firmware
3 2 (0.60%) Docker
3 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.30%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.01%) Oracle
3 6 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (1.79%) Twitter
3 6 (1.79%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.49%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.49%) Facebook
4 5 (1.49%) Google
5 3 (0.89%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.60%) New Relic
6 2 (0.60%) SAP
6 2 (0.60%) Telerik
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe
7 1 (0.30%) Apple
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Holiday + Microsoft certification
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Keynetix
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 22 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 24 days ago