The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 13 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 24 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.57% 21.92% 6.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.19% 22.70% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 11
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
158 141 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 82.72% 96.58% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 118 90 168
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Midlands region.

Developer Salary Trend in the Midlands

Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) jQuery
3 14 (37.84%) HTML
3 14 (37.84%) CSS
4 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
5 11 (29.73%) .NET
5 11 (29.73%) MVC
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
7 9 (24.32%) XML
7 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.92%) PHP
8 7 (18.92%) CSS3
8 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
9 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.22%) Graphic Design
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) MySQL
10 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
10 5 (13.51%) Windows
10 5 (13.51%) OO
10 5 (13.51%) Web Services
10 5 (13.51%) Flash
10 5 (13.51%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) WordPress
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.70%) Maya
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Xcelsius
5 1 (2.70%) DTS
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Subversion
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Liquibase
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) jQuery
2 14 (37.84%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) .NET
4 9 (24.32%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) CSS3
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.51%) Flash
7 5 (13.51%) Web Services
7 5 (13.51%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (8.11%) Ajax
10 2 (5.41%) JSON
10 2 (5.41%) REST
11 1 (2.70%) MDX
11 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
11 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Graphic Design
2 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.81%) AS400
4 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.11%) FMCG
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) MVC
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum
3 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
4 5 (13.51%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 4 (10.81%) OOP
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.11%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) PHP
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.81%) RPG
6 3 (8.11%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) RPG IV
7 2 (5.41%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (2.70%) ABAP
8 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
2 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos
3 1 (2.70%) hybris