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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 55 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 241 166 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.51% 3.35% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 3.51% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 227 143 125
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 £25,000 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
5105 4728 4731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.42% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4346 3959 3946
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
(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 +29 107 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Worcestershire +12 37 £35,000 - 3
Staffordshire -2 29 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Warwickshire -5 19 £33,750 -2.17% 9
Coventry -4 15 £34,250 -8.66% 1
Solihull -3 13 £40,000 -
Shropshire -3 13 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Herefordshire +9 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Walsall -3 2 £32,500 +8.33%
West Bromwich - 2 £36,000 -
Dudley -16 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 373 (84.20%) .NET
2 350 (79.01%) C#
3 231 (52.14%) SQL Server
4 225 (50.79%) HTML
5 219 (49.44%) SQL
6 218 (49.21%) ASP.NET
7 216 (48.76%) JavaScript
8 178 (40.18%) CSS
9 158 (35.67%) VB.NET
10 144 (32.51%) MVC
11 129 (29.12%) Software Engineering
12 127 (28.67%) Microsoft
13 109 (24.60%) Degree
14 106 (23.93%) XML
15 98 (22.12%) jQuery
16 93 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
17 84 (18.96%) OO
17 84 (18.96%) VB
18 78 (17.61%) Visual Studio
19 75 (16.93%) .NET Framework
20 71 (16.03%) T-SQL
21 70 (15.80%) ASP.NET MVC
22 68 (15.35%) Java
22 68 (15.35%) Computer Science
23 67 (15.12%) Web Services
24 64 (14.45%) WCF
25 58 (13.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 56 (12.64%) Ajax
27 53 (11.96%) HTML5
28 52 (11.74%) VB6

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (4.29%) Umbraco
1 19 (4.29%) IIS
2 15 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.58%) CMS
6 5 (1.13%) Apache
7 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.45%) Drupal
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.45%) JBoss
10 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.45%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.23%) Simulink
4 1 (0.23%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Line 500
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.71%) Internet
2 5 (1.13%) HTTP
3 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.90%) LAN
3 4 (0.90%) WAN
4 3 (0.68%) 4G
5 2 (0.45%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.45%) Extranet
5 2 (0.45%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.23%) Modbus
6 1 (0.23%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (52.14%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.38%) MySQL
3 38 (8.58%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.22%) Crystal Reports
5 29 (6.55%) RDBMS
6 22 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.58%) InterSystems Cache
13 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.90%) SQLite
15 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
16 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
16 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 78 (17.61%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.48%) Subversion
4 9 (2.03%) Maven
4 9 (2.03%) NUnit
5 7 (1.58%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.13%) Ant
7 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.90%) Hudson
7 4 (0.90%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.68%) NetAdvantage
8 3 (0.68%) LLBLGen Pro
8 3 (0.68%) QUnit
8 3 (0.68%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.45%) MSTest
9 2 (0.45%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.45%) PEAR
9 2 (0.45%) Trac
9 2 (0.45%) Gradle
9 2 (0.45%) Artifactory
General
1 39 (8.80%) Finance
2 22 (4.97%) Retail
3 13 (2.93%) Automotive
4 12 (2.71%) Back Office
5 6 (1.35%) Law
6 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.68%) Marketing
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (84.20%) .NET
2 225 (50.79%) HTML
3 218 (49.21%) ASP.NET
4 178 (40.18%) CSS
5 106 (23.93%) XML
6 98 (22.12%) jQuery
7 75 (16.93%) .NET Framework
8 70 (15.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (15.12%) Web Services
10 64 (14.45%) WCF
11 58 (13.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 56 (12.64%) Ajax
13 53 (11.96%) HTML5
14 43 (9.71%) WinForms
15 42 (9.48%) Entity Framework
16 31 (7.00%) CSS3
17 24 (5.42%) WPF
18 22 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (4.74%) SOAP
19 21 (4.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.35%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.71%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.26%) N-Tier
4 10 (2.26%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.26%) User Experience
5 9 (2.03%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.58%) Physics
7 7 (1.58%) IVR
8 6 (1.35%) Semantic Web
9 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.68%) Open Source
10 2 (0.45%) CUDA
10 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.45%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.45%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.23%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.23%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.23%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.93%) Windows
2 20 (4.51%) Linux
3 9 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.13%) UNIX
5 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) zOS
6 1 (0.23%) OS/400
6 1 (0.23%) AIX
6 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (32.51%) MVC
2 129 (29.12%) Software Engineering
3 93 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (18.96%) OO
5 48 (10.84%) E-Commerce
6 45 (10.16%) Project Management
6 45 (10.16%) Mentoring
7 44 (9.93%) TDD
8 41 (9.26%) Scrum
9 36 (8.13%) Web Application Development
10 35 (7.90%) OOP
11 29 (6.55%) Web Development
12 27 (6.09%) OOD
13 26 (5.87%) Mobile Development
13 26 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (5.64%) Unit Testing
14 25 (5.64%) Release Management
14 25 (5.64%) SOA
15 17 (3.84%) Analytics
15 17 (3.84%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 350 (79.01%) C#
2 219 (49.44%) SQL
3 216 (48.76%) JavaScript
4 158 (35.67%) VB.NET
5 84 (18.96%) VB
6 71 (16.03%) T-SQL
7 68 (15.35%) Java
8 52 (11.74%) VB6
9 38 (8.58%) C++
10 29 (6.55%) PHP
11 15 (3.39%) VBA
12 12 (2.71%) C
13 7 (1.58%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.58%) Delphi
13 7 (1.58%) VC++
13 7 (1.58%) MUMPS
14 6 (1.35%) PHP5
15 4 (0.90%) C++/CLI
15 4 (0.90%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 109 (24.60%) Degree
2 15 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.58%) HND
3 7 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.90%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) vSphere
1 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 127 (28.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.77%) Oracle
3 21 (4.74%) Adobe
4 12 (2.71%) Twitter
5 5 (1.13%) BT
6 3 (0.68%) Apple
6 3 (0.68%) Infragistics
6 3 (0.68%) Sage
7 2 (0.45%) VMware
7 2 (0.45%) Borland
7 2 (0.45%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
Coventry
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension, healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Balens Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby
Experian
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + training, excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 7 days ago