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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 92 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 150 172 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.75% 3.37% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 3.47% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 132 148 182
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
5285 4953 5514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.87% 97.16% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4199 4166 4866
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +8 49 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Birmingham -38 33 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Coventry -13 18 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Worcestershire -3 16 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Shropshire -3 11 £44,738 +11.84% 1
Warwickshire +8 10 £28,750 -15.44% 3
Solihull -8 7 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Herefordshire -12 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Walsall +12 1 £39,000 +41.81%
Halesowen -4 1 £26,000 -45.26%
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 258 (77.25%) .NET
2 246 (73.65%) C#
3 169 (50.60%) JavaScript
3 169 (50.60%) MVC
4 160 (47.90%) ASP.NET
5 154 (46.11%) HTML
6 143 (42.81%) SQL
7 141 (42.22%) SQL Server
8 125 (37.43%) CSS
9 104 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (28.44%) VB.NET
11 84 (25.15%) .NET Framework
12 76 (22.75%) Microsoft
13 73 (21.86%) jQuery
14 63 (18.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (18.86%) Java
15 57 (17.07%) Visual Studio
15 57 (17.07%) Degree
16 52 (15.57%) Entity Framework
17 48 (14.37%) Web Services
17 48 (14.37%) OO
18 47 (14.07%) WCF
18 47 (14.07%) TDD
19 44 (13.17%) HTML5
20 43 (12.87%) WPF
21 41 (12.28%) Software Engineering
22 40 (11.98%) Web Development
22 40 (11.98%) OOP
23 38 (11.38%) SDLC
24 37 (11.08%) 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 18 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.49%) CMS
3 10 (2.99%) IIS
4 7 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.20%) Confluence
5 4 (1.20%) Documentum
6 3 (0.90%) WordPress
7 2 (0.60%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Blender
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.20%) GitHub
3 4 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.90%) SaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.60%) IaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Office 365
5 2 (0.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.99%) Internet
2 4 (1.20%) Intranet
3 3 (0.90%) DHCP
3 3 (0.90%) DNS
3 3 (0.90%) HTTP
4 2 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) Broadband
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.49%) MySQL
4 14 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.59%) InterSystems Cache
5 12 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.40%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.10%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.10%) SQL CLR
10 6 (1.80%) Big Data
10 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.50%) Redis
12 3 (0.90%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 57 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (6.59%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.89%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.99%) Selenium
5 10 (2.99%) Subversion
6 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (2.10%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.50%) JIRA
8 5 (1.50%) Maven
8 5 (1.50%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.20%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.90%) Grunt
10 3 (0.90%) NCrunch
10 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.60%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.60%) MSTest
11 2 (0.60%) NUnit
12 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 31 (9.28%) Retail
2 26 (7.78%) Finance
3 14 (4.19%) Law
4 13 (3.89%) Billing
5 9 (2.69%) Marketing
6 7 (2.10%) Banking
7 6 (1.80%) Automotive
7 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.20%) Games
8 4 (1.20%) Legal
9 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (77.25%) .NET
2 160 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 154 (46.11%) HTML
4 125 (37.43%) CSS
5 84 (25.15%) .NET Framework
6 73 (21.86%) jQuery
7 63 (18.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (15.57%) Entity Framework
9 48 (14.37%) Web Services
10 47 (14.07%) WCF
11 44 (13.17%) HTML5
12 43 (12.87%) WPF
13 36 (10.78%) XML
14 30 (8.98%) AngularJS
14 30 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (8.38%) LINQ
16 25 (7.49%) RESTful
16 25 (7.49%) WinForms
17 24 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (6.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.39%) iPad
3 18 (5.39%) Mathematics
4 17 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.40%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.40%) Physics
5 8 (2.40%) User Experience
6 7 (2.10%) NHS
7 5 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.60%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.30%) FMCG
9 1 (0.30%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.30%) iSeries
9 1 (0.30%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.30%) Social Media
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.39%) Windows
2 12 (3.59%) Linux
3 5 (1.50%) Android
3 5 (1.50%) Unix
3 5 (1.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (50.60%) MVC
2 104 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (14.37%) OO
4 47 (14.07%) TDD
5 41 (12.28%) Software Engineering
6 40 (11.98%) OOP
6 40 (11.98%) Web Development
7 38 (11.38%) SDLC
8 36 (10.78%) Scrum
9 31 (9.28%) CRM
10 26 (7.78%) Mentoring
11 25 (7.49%) BDD
12 19 (5.69%) Front End Development
12 19 (5.69%) SOA
13 17 (5.09%) Project Management
14 16 (4.79%) Open Source
15 15 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (4.19%) Incident Management
16 14 (4.19%) Web Design
17 13 (3.89%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 246 (73.65%) C#
2 169 (50.60%) JavaScript
3 143 (42.81%) SQL
4 95 (28.44%) VB.NET
5 63 (18.86%) Java
6 33 (9.88%) PHP
7 27 (8.08%) C++
8 26 (7.78%) T-SQL
9 17 (5.09%) PL/SQL
9 17 (5.09%) Ruby
10 16 (4.79%) VB
11 15 (4.49%) Delphi
12 14 (4.19%) VB6
13 12 (3.59%) MUMPS
14 11 (3.29%) TypeScript
15 10 (2.99%) C
16 8 (2.40%) Go
17 7 (2.10%) Bash Shell
17 7 (2.10%) Python
18 6 (1.80%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (17.07%) Degree
2 19 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.90%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.90%) MCAD
4 3 (0.90%) MCP
4 3 (0.90%) MCSD
4 3 (0.90%) MCTS
4 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) HND
5 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.10%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) DICOM
2 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (3.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) Samba
2 2 (0.60%) Squid
3 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.80%) Puppet
2 5 (1.50%) Ansible
3 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 76 (22.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.59%) Oracle
3 17 (5.09%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (4.19%) Google
5 5 (1.50%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.20%) EMC
6 4 (1.20%) LexisNexis
6 4 (1.20%) OpenText
6 4 (1.20%) Pega
7 2 (0.60%) Apple
7 2 (0.60%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.60%) IBM
7 2 (0.60%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.60%) Telerik
8 1 (0.30%) HP
8 1 (0.30%) Siemens
8 1 (0.30%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Amazing !!!!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum, 10% of time for hobby projects + more!
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + pension + holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago