Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > Coventry
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 79 49
Rank change year-on-year +38 -30 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 67 36 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.10% 2.51% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.34% 2.66% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73 40 61
Coventry median annual salary £39,000 £30,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -22.08% -3.75%
10th Percentile £21,400 £19,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% +1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 1255 1352 1387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 94.35% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1139 1147
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Coventry

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Coventry

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Coventry region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 61 (91.04%) C#
2 49 (73.13%) .NET
3 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
5 35 (52.24%) AngularJS
6 33 (49.25%) SQL Server
7 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET
8 28 (41.79%) MVC
9 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (28.36%) Degree
11 18 (26.87%) SQL
12 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (23.88%) Python
13 16 (23.88%) OO
13 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
14 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (19.40%) OOP
16 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
16 12 (17.91%) Scrum
16 12 (17.91%) F#
16 12 (17.91%) Test Automation
16 12 (17.91%) NoSQL
16 12 (17.91%) Mobile Development
17 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
17 11 (16.42%) HTML
17 11 (16.42%) CSS
18 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
18 10 (14.93%) jQuery
19 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
19 9 (13.43%) Git (software)

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (4.48%) CMS
1 3 (4.48%) IIS
1 3 (4.48%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
1 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (49.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.46%) MySQL
3 5 (7.46%) Neo4j
3 5 (7.46%) RavenDB
4 4 (5.97%) Big Data
5 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.45%) Subversion
3 7 (10.45%) TeamCity
4 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.46%) Electronics
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (73.13%) .NET
2 35 (52.24%) AngularJS
3 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET
4 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (16.42%) CSS
6 11 (16.42%) HTML
7 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
7 10 (14.93%) jQuery
8 7 (10.45%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (7.46%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.46%) SOAP
9 5 (7.46%) WPF
10 4 (5.97%) REST
11 3 (4.48%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.48%) HTML5
11 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.48%) Web Services
12 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
12 2 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.46%) iPad
4 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) MVC
3 16 (23.88%) OO
4 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.40%) OOP
6 12 (17.91%) Mobile Development
6 12 (17.91%) Scrum
6 12 (17.91%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
8 8 (11.94%) SDLC
9 7 (10.45%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (10.45%) Machine Learning
9 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.46%) Microservices
11 5 (7.46%) MVVM
11 5 (7.46%) Software Architecture
12 4 (5.97%) Customer Requirements
12 4 (5.97%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 61 (91.04%) C#
2 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.87%) SQL
4 16 (23.88%) Python
5 12 (17.91%) F#
6 8 (11.94%) Java
6 8 (11.94%) MATLAB
7 7 (10.45%) R
8 5 (7.46%) C++
8 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.99%) C
10 2 (2.99%) PHP
10 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.49%) VB
11 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) HND
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) MCSD
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PhD
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Docker
1 2 (2.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Google
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Reuters