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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 65 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 199 118 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.87% 2.82% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 2.98% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 184 100 119
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
4880 3961 4482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.02% 94.60% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4206 3228 3843
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
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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 +29 79 £35,000 +13.82% 5
Worcestershire +2 33 £35,000 +25.00% 6
Coventry -3 23 £35,750 +10.00% 3
Solihull 0 19 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Staffordshire -8 12 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Warwickshire -20 12 £30,250 -13.57% 4
Herefordshire - 8 £45,000 -
Walsall +4 6 £32,500 - 1
Shropshire -9 6 £42,500 +37.09% 5
Wolverhampton +1 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Dudley -4 2 £35,000 -4.10%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 352 (87.56%) .NET
2 320 (79.60%) C#
3 229 (56.97%) ASP.NET
4 217 (53.98%) SQL Server
5 205 (51.00%) HTML
6 198 (49.25%) SQL
7 196 (48.76%) JavaScript
8 155 (38.56%) MVC
9 150 (37.31%) VB.NET
9 150 (37.31%) CSS
10 116 (28.86%) Microsoft
11 111 (27.61%) Software Engineering
12 99 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
12 99 (24.63%) jQuery
13 88 (21.89%) Degree
14 80 (19.90%) XML
15 76 (18.91%) .NET Framework
15 76 (18.91%) VB
16 75 (18.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 68 (16.92%) Visual Studio
17 68 (16.92%) OO
18 66 (16.42%) Ajax
19 64 (15.92%) HTML5
20 63 (15.67%) MS Excel
21 57 (14.18%) Web Services
22 56 (13.93%) T-SQL
22 56 (13.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 54 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 51 (12.69%) Windows
25 50 (12.44%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 23 (5.72%) IIS
2 22 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 12 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.24%) CMS
8 3 (0.75%) Apache
9 2 (0.50%) JBoss
9 2 (0.50%) Drupal
9 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 63 (15.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.50%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.25%) Simulink
4 1 (0.25%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 12 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.74%) Line 500
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.73%) Internet
2 5 (1.24%) HTTP
3 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.75%) LAN
4 3 (0.75%) 4G
4 3 (0.75%) WAN
5 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.50%) Extranet
5 2 (0.50%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.25%) GSM
6 1 (0.25%) VoIP
6 1 (0.25%) Modbus
6 1 (0.25%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (53.98%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.21%) Relational Database
3 31 (7.71%) MySQL
4 26 (6.47%) Crystal Reports
5 19 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (4.48%) RDBMS
7 17 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.74%) InterSystems Cache
10 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.24%) SQLite
13 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.75%) Big Data
14 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.50%) MS Access
16 1 (0.25%) Oracle9i Database
16 1 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 68 (16.92%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (4.73%) Subversion
4 14 (3.48%) NUnit
5 8 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (1.99%) QUnit
6 7 (1.74%) LLBLGen Pro
6 7 (1.74%) Maven
6 7 (1.74%) NetAdvantage
7 6 (1.49%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.00%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.75%) Hudson
10 2 (0.50%) Selenium
10 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.50%) Trac
10 2 (0.50%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.50%) Ant
10 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.50%) PEAR
General
1 31 (7.71%) Finance
2 26 (6.47%) Retail
3 19 (4.73%) Automotive
4 6 (1.49%) Back Office
5 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.50%) Electronics
6 2 (0.50%) Law
6 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.25%) Games
7 1 (0.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (87.56%) .NET
2 229 (56.97%) ASP.NET
3 205 (51.00%) HTML
4 150 (37.31%) CSS
5 99 (24.63%) jQuery
6 80 (19.90%) XML
7 76 (18.91%) .NET Framework
8 75 (18.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 66 (16.42%) Ajax
10 64 (15.92%) HTML5
11 57 (14.18%) Web Services
12 56 (13.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 54 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 41 (10.20%) WCF
15 39 (9.70%) CSS3
16 37 (9.20%) WinForms
17 30 (7.46%) KnockoutJS
18 29 (7.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (6.72%) LINQ
20 24 (5.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.97%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 11 (2.74%) IVR
4 11 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.49%) User Experience
6 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.24%) Physics
9 4 (1.00%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.75%) Open Source
11 2 (0.50%) CUDA
11 2 (0.50%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (0.50%) SCADA
11 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.25%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.25%) iPad
12 1 (0.25%) FMCG
12 1 (0.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.69%) Windows
2 12 (2.99%) Linux
3 9 (2.24%) Android
3 9 (2.24%) UNIX
4 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) OS/400
6 1 (0.25%) zOS
6 1 (0.25%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (38.56%) MVC
2 111 (27.61%) Software Engineering
3 99 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (16.92%) OO
5 50 (12.44%) Scrum
6 43 (10.70%) TDD
7 41 (10.20%) Project Management
7 41 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 35 (8.71%) OOD
8 35 (8.71%) OOP
9 34 (8.46%) E-Commerce
10 27 (6.72%) Unit Testing
11 23 (5.72%) Web Development
12 22 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (5.47%) Web Application Development
13 19 (4.73%) CRM
14 18 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (4.23%) Release Management
15 17 (4.23%) SOA
16 14 (3.48%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 320 (79.60%) C#
2 198 (49.25%) SQL
3 196 (48.76%) JavaScript
4 150 (37.31%) VB.NET
5 76 (18.91%) VB
6 56 (13.93%) T-SQL
7 49 (12.19%) VB6
8 45 (11.19%) Java
9 32 (7.96%) C++
10 22 (5.47%) VBA
11 18 (4.48%) PHP
12 11 (2.74%) Delphi
12 11 (2.74%) MUMPS
13 9 (2.24%) C
14 8 (1.99%) VC++
15 7 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.74%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.49%) PHP5
17 4 (1.00%) C++/CLI
17 4 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 88 (21.89%) Degree
2 19 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.48%) VCP4
4 7 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.74%) HND
5 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.49%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) vSphere
1 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 116 (28.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.47%) Oracle
3 21 (5.22%) Twitter
4 15 (3.73%) Adobe
5 7 (1.74%) Sage
5 7 (1.74%) Infragistics
6 5 (1.24%) BT
7 4 (1.00%) Apple
8 2 (0.50%) VMware
8 2 (0.50%) Macromedia
8 2 (0.50%) Borland
9 1 (0.25%) Mercator
9 1 (0.25%) IBM
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
Rugby, Warwickshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Experian
Salary: competitive + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago