Software Developer Jobs in the West Midlands

Software Developer
England > West Midlands

The median Software Developer salary in the West Midlands is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 90 201 69
Rank change year-on-year +111 -132 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 147 83 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.59% 1.13% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.21% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 141 58 202
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 -
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,250 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% +19.19% +1.18%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 5,286 6,837 6,799
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 92.78% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,248 3,613 4,943
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,050 £29,550
25th Percentile £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.82%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in the West Midlands

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Software Developer in the West Midlands

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Software Developer 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 6 months to 2 March 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Staffordshire +12 29 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Worcestershire +6 25 £50,000 +2.56% 6
Warwickshire +80 24 £45,000 -28.00% 3
Birmingham +16 24 £55,000 - 8
Coventry +45 13 £53,500 -2.73% 3
Shropshire +9 11 £39,000 -9.30%
Halesowen - 4 £60,000 -
Solihull - 3 £50,000 - 2
Wednesbury - 3 £67,500 -
Wolverhampton +17 1 £24,000 -56.36%
Herefordshire +11 1 £50,000 -
Walsall - 1 £50,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, Software Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 99 (67.35%) C#
2 83 (56.46%) .NET
3 75 (51.02%) SQL
4 48 (32.65%) SQL Server
5 37 (25.17%) MVC
5 37 (25.17%) Social Skills
6 36 (24.49%) Agile
7 35 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 29 (19.73%) JavaScript
9 25 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
10 24 (16.33%) HTML
11 23 (15.65%) Finance
12 21 (14.29%) Azure
12 21 (14.29%) DevOps
13 20 (13.61%) Git
14 18 (12.24%) Software Engineering
14 18 (12.24%) TypeScript
15 17 (11.56%) Mobile App
15 17 (11.56%) Visual Studio
16 16 (10.88%) Degree
16 16 (10.88%) AngularJS
17 14 (9.52%) Azure DevOps
17 14 (9.52%) Computer Science
17 14 (9.52%) .NET Framework
17 14 (9.52%) Linux
18 13 (8.84%) Windows
18 13 (8.84%) Full Stack Development
19 12 (8.16%) .NET Core

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
1 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Shopify
2 2 (1.36%) Infor LN
2 2 (1.36%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.29%) Azure
2 14 (9.52%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (4.76%) AWS
4 4 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.72%) Azure Storage
4 4 (2.72%) iPaaS
4 4 (2.72%) PaaS
4 4 (2.72%) Serverless
5 3 (2.04%) SaaS
6 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.36%) Boomi
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.68%) Azure App Service
7 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.68%) GCP
7 1 (0.68%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.68%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) 4G
1 2 (1.36%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) MySQL
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.72%) SQLite
3 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.68%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.68%) Event Store
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Power BI
4 1 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 20 (13.61%) Git
2 17 (11.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.04%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.04%) JIRA
4 2 (1.36%) GCC
5 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (25.17%) Social Skills
2 23 (15.65%) Finance
3 12 (8.16%) Automotive
4 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.40%) Marketing
6 4 (2.72%) Health Technology
6 4 (2.72%) Law
7 2 (1.36%) Games
7 2 (1.36%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (56.46%) .NET
2 35 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 25 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (16.33%) HTML
5 16 (10.88%) AngularJS
6 14 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 12 (8.16%) .NET Core
7 12 (8.16%) Entity Framework
8 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (7.48%) React
9 10 (6.80%) RESTful
10 9 (6.12%) PyTorch
10 9 (6.12%) TensorFlow
11 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (4.76%) jQuery
12 7 (4.76%) Node.js
13 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET Core
13 6 (4.08%) CSS
13 6 (4.08%) WinForms
13 6 (4.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.48%) Algorithms
3 9 (6.12%) CUDA
4 7 (4.76%) IoT
5 5 (3.40%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.40%) Legacy Systems
6 4 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.72%) Product Ownership
7 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.36%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.36%) Onboarding
7 2 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.52%) Linux
2 13 (8.84%) Windows
3 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.17%) MVC
2 36 (24.49%) Agile
3 25 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (14.29%) DevOps
5 18 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 14 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 13 (8.84%) Full Stack Development
8 11 (7.48%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.80%) TDD
10 9 (6.12%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (6.12%) Clean Code
10 9 (6.12%) Customer Service
10 9 (6.12%) Deep Learning
11 8 (5.44%) Lean Software Development
11 8 (5.44%) Software Testing
12 7 (4.76%) Microservices
12 7 (4.76%) Scrum
12 7 (4.76%) Web Development
13 6 (4.08%) Coaching
13 6 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (67.35%) C#
2 75 (51.02%) SQL
3 29 (19.73%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.24%) TypeScript
5 12 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 11 (7.48%) Python
7 9 (6.12%) VB
8 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.08%) C
10 4 (2.72%) C++
10 4 (2.72%) Java
10 4 (2.72%) PHP
10 4 (2.72%) XAML
11 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.68%) Swift
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) Degree
2 10 (6.80%) Master's Degree
3 8 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.40%) PhD
5 2 (1.36%) HND
6 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.12%) NVIDIA
3 5 (3.40%) Oracle
4 4 (2.72%) JDA
4 4 (2.72%) Salesforce
5 3 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.36%) Infor
6 2 (1.36%) Jitterbit
6 2 (1.36%) Talend
7 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.68%) YouTube