Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,972 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 125 59
Rank change year-on-year +54 -66 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 130 98 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.38% 2.03% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 2.13% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 126 93 163
Birmingham median annual salary £42,972 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.37% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,375 £23,250 £25,150
90th Percentile £54,375 £51,250 £44,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3706 4611 3770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.44% 95.64% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3094 3480 3111
Birmingham median annual salary £42,972 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Birmingham

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Birmingham

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Birmingham

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 106 (81.54%) C#
2 99 (76.15%) .NET
3 91 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 78 (60.00%) HTML
5 76 (58.46%) CSS
6 64 (49.23%) SQL Server
7 63 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (38.46%) MVC
8 50 (38.46%) jQuery
9 43 (33.08%) AngularJS
10 42 (32.31%) Finance
11 40 (30.77%) ASP.NET
12 36 (27.69%) SQL
13 34 (26.15%) Ajax
14 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
15 31 (23.85%) Jenkins
16 29 (22.31%) BDD
17 28 (21.54%) REST
18 27 (20.77%) KnockoutJS
18 27 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (20.77%) OO
19 24 (18.46%) Degree
20 22 (16.92%) TypeScript
20 22 (16.92%) OOD
20 22 (16.92%) Java
21 21 (16.15%) SpecFlow
21 21 (16.15%) Gherkin
22 20 (15.38%) Scrum
23 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
24 18 (13.85%) .NET Framework

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (3.08%) Apache
1 4 (3.08%) CMS
1 4 (3.08%) Drupal
1 4 (3.08%) JBoss
2 3 (2.31%) IIS
2 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.77%) nginx
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.38%) SaaS
3 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.08%) GitHub
5 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) Skype
2 1 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (49.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.69%) MySQL
2 10 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.31%) Big Data
5 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.54%) QlikView
6 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (23.85%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.15%) SpecFlow
3 15 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.69%) NUnit
5 7 (5.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.85%) JUnit
7 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.31%) Ant
8 3 (2.31%) JIRA
9 2 (1.54%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.54%) Maven
9 2 (1.54%) MSTest
9 2 (1.54%) TestNG
10 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.77%) gulp
10 1 (0.77%) Mocha
10 1 (0.77%) PostCSS
10 1 (0.77%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.77%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 42 (32.31%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Automotive
3 5 (3.85%) Legal
4 4 (3.08%) Law
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
5 3 (2.31%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Games
7 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (76.15%) .NET
2 78 (60.00%) HTML
3 76 (58.46%) CSS
4 50 (38.46%) jQuery
5 43 (33.08%) AngularJS
6 40 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 34 (26.15%) Ajax
8 28 (21.54%) REST
9 27 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (20.77%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (16.15%) Gherkin
11 18 (13.85%) .NET Framework
12 17 (13.08%) Angular 2
12 17 (13.08%) Entity Framework
13 13 (10.00%) LINQ
14 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (8.46%) HTML5
15 11 (8.46%) Spring
15 11 (8.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.23%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.54%) User Experience
5 1 (0.77%) Blog
5 1 (0.77%) Equities
5 1 (0.77%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.31%) Android
2 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (38.46%) MVC
3 29 (22.31%) BDD
4 27 (20.77%) OO
5 22 (16.92%) OOD
6 20 (15.38%) Scrum
7 17 (13.08%) TDD
8 15 (11.54%) SDLC
8 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.23%) Web Development
10 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.38%) Migration
11 7 (5.38%) Parallel Processing
11 7 (5.38%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.62%) Mathematics
13 5 (3.85%) Integration Testing
14 4 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (3.08%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (3.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 106 (81.54%) C#
2 91 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (27.69%) SQL
4 22 (16.92%) Java
4 22 (16.92%) TypeScript
5 16 (12.31%) PHP
6 15 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.69%) C++
8 7 (5.38%) C
9 5 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.08%) Python
11 2 (1.54%) VB
11 2 (1.54%) VC++
11 2 (1.54%) XPath
12 1 (0.77%) ES6
12 1 (0.77%) Perl
12 1 (0.77%) R
12 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (18.46%) Degree
2 12 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.92%) GNVQ
3 9 (6.92%) HND
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle
3 3 (2.31%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.77%) Zend
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