The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1632 1753 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.06% 32.50% 27.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.13% 34.27% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1545 1401
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,650 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +8.87%
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
5416 5115 5276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.83% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4446 4277 4429
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 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 0 495 £39,000 +4.00% 80
Warwickshire 0 287 £37,500 - 38
Staffordshire +1 230 £35,000 - 38
Coventry 0 207 £39,750 +6.00% 25
Worcestershire 0 142 £36,500 +4.28% 15
Solihull 0 77 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Shropshire -1 44 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Wolverhampton -1 40 £32,500 +4.00% 9
Herefordshire -1 17 £40,000 +26.98% 5
Walsall -1 11 £38,000 -10.58% 4
West Bromwich +9 9 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Halesowen - 9 £27,500 - 3
Dudley +1 8 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield 0 5 £35,000 +6.87% 4
Bilston - 2 £28,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 1859 (56.33%) .NET
2 1746 (52.91%) C#
3 1594 (48.30%) HTML
4 1491 (45.18%) JavaScript
5 1413 (42.82%) CSS
6 1371 (41.55%) SQL Server
7 1250 (37.88%) SQL
8 1225 (37.12%) ASP.NET
9 1073 (32.52%) MVC
10 1058 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
11 947 (28.70%) jQuery
12 791 (23.97%) Microsoft
13 631 (19.12%) HTML5
14 596 (18.06%) PHP
15 539 (16.33%) MySQL
16 525 (15.91%) TDD
17 517 (15.67%) OO
18 493 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
19 484 (14.67%) WCF
20 470 (14.24%) XML
21 459 (13.91%) VB.NET
22 444 (13.45%) Git (software)
23 434 (13.15%) Java
24 407 (12.33%) Web Services
25 406 (12.30%) T-SQL
26 397 (12.03%) CSS3
27 386 (11.70%) Degree
28 361 (10.94%) .NET Framework
29 344 (10.42%) Software Engineering
30 334 (10.12%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the West 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
1 208 (6.30%) Node.js
2 159 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 159 (4.82%) CMS
3 117 (3.55%) IIS
4 113 (3.42%) Apache
5 96 (2.91%) WordPress
6 76 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
7 46 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 45 (1.36%) JBoss
9 43 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 35 (1.06%) Tomcat
11 33 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 31 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 16 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.36%) Mule
16 10 (0.30%) Drupal
16 10 (0.30%) nginx
16 10 (0.30%) Moodle
16 10 (0.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 290 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 101 (3.06%) Photoshop
3 34 (1.03%) MS Office
4 17 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.061%) GIMP
10 2 (0.061%) Simulink
10 2 (0.061%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.061%) SPSS
11 1 (0.030%) MS Project
11 1 (0.030%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.030%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.030%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 44 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.24%) Magento
3 14 (0.42%) SAP BPC
3 14 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.18%) SAP R/3
6 5 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.091%) SAP xRPM
7 3 (0.091%) Odoo
7 3 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.061%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.061%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.061%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.061%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.030%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.030%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.12%) SaaS
4 33 (1.00%) Office 365
5 31 (0.94%) Heroku
6 30 (0.91%) GitHub
7 24 (0.73%) Google Analytics
8 22 (0.67%) PaaS
9 9 (0.27%) IaaS
10 6 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.061%) Trello
12 1 (0.030%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.61%) Internet
2 52 (1.58%) HTTP
3 17 (0.52%) Intranet
4 15 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.33%) SSL
6 8 (0.24%) Broadband
7 6 (0.18%) VoIP
8 5 (0.15%) DNS
9 4 (0.12%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.091%) SAN
10 3 (0.091%) NAS
11 2 (0.061%) 4G
11 2 (0.061%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.061%) Modbus
11 2 (0.061%) Profibus
11 2 (0.061%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.061%) WAN
11 2 (0.061%) LAN
11 2 (0.061%) Extranet
12 1 (0.030%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1371 (41.55%) SQL Server
2 539 (16.33%) MySQL
3 266 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 212 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 188 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 168 (5.09%) NoSQL
7 166 (5.03%) Relational Database
8 125 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
9 120 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 110 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 81 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
12 79 (2.39%) MongoDB
13 77 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 59 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 56 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
16 42 (1.27%) Oracle Database
17 41 (1.24%) Big Data
18 34 (1.03%) OLAP
19 32 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
20 29 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 444 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 331 (10.03%) Visual Studio
3 235 (7.12%) Subversion
4 119 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 83 (2.52%) NUnit
6 59 (1.79%) Moq
7 57 (1.73%) MSTest
8 53 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
9 44 (1.33%) Ant
10 41 (1.24%) JIRA
11 33 (1.00%) Maven
12 28 (0.85%) JUnit
13 26 (0.79%) PHPUnit
13 26 (0.79%) Hudson
14 25 (0.76%) Selenium
15 20 (0.61%) Jenkins
16 15 (0.45%) Gradle
17 14 (0.42%) Jasmine
18 13 (0.39%) ReSharper
18 13 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 280 (8.48%) Finance
2 147 (4.45%) Retail
3 133 (4.03%) Marketing
4 126 (3.82%) Games
5 56 (1.70%) Advertising
6 44 (1.33%) Automotive
7 38 (1.15%) Back Office
7 38 (1.15%) Banking
8 34 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 32 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 26 (0.79%) Law
11 22 (0.67%) Billing
12 15 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.36%) Music Industry
14 11 (0.33%) Legal
14 11 (0.33%) Electronics
15 10 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.27%) Local Government
17 7 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1859 (56.33%) .NET
2 1594 (48.30%) HTML
3 1413 (42.82%) CSS
4 1225 (37.12%) ASP.NET
5 947 (28.70%) jQuery
6 631 (19.12%) HTML5
7 493 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 484 (14.67%) WCF
9 470 (14.24%) XML
10 407 (12.33%) Web Services
11 397 (12.03%) CSS3
12 361 (10.94%) .NET Framework
13 305 (9.24%) AngularJS
14 253 (7.67%) RESTful
15 223 (6.76%) Ajax
16 208 (6.30%) WPF
17 205 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 174 (5.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 164 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 160 (4.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 251 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 144 (4.36%) Mobile App
3 143 (4.33%) User Experience
4 123 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (1.97%) Social Media
6 61 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 57 (1.73%) Mathematics
8 53 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
9 45 (1.36%) N-Tier
10 41 (1.24%) W3C
11 38 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 29 (0.88%) BBC
13 24 (0.73%) NHS
13 24 (0.73%) iPhone
14 23 (0.70%) Social Network
14 23 (0.70%) Algorithms
15 22 (0.67%) iPad
16 20 (0.61%) Equities
17 17 (0.52%) New Media
17 17 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 279 (8.45%) Linux
2 272 (8.24%) Windows
3 127 (3.85%) Android
4 118 (3.58%) UNIX
5 100 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 23 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
10 11 (0.33%) Solaris
11 7 (0.21%) HPUX
12 4 (0.12%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.091%) Debian
13 3 (0.091%) CentOS
13 3 (0.091%) AIX
14 2 (0.061%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.061%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1073 (32.52%) MVC
2 1058 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
3 525 (15.91%) TDD
4 517 (15.67%) OO
5 344 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 334 (10.12%) Web Development
7 310 (9.39%) Scrum
8 278 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
9 263 (7.97%) Web Application Development
10 251 (7.61%) E-Commerce
11 248 (7.52%) OOP
12 213 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 211 (6.39%) Unit Testing
14 198 (6.00%) BDD
15 150 (4.55%) SOA
16 141 (4.27%) Mentoring
17 133 (4.03%) CRM
18 126 (3.82%) SDLC
19 105 (3.18%) Mobile Development
20 102 (3.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1746 (52.91%) C#
2 1491 (45.18%) JavaScript
3 1250 (37.88%) SQL
4 596 (18.06%) PHP
5 459 (13.91%) VB.NET
6 434 (13.15%) Java
7 406 (12.30%) T-SQL
8 207 (6.27%) VB
9 142 (4.30%) Ruby
10 140 (4.24%) C++
11 76 (2.30%) PL/SQL
12 73 (2.21%) VBA
13 70 (2.12%) C
14 66 (2.00%) Python
15 65 (1.97%) VB6
16 60 (1.82%) PHP5
17 42 (1.27%) VBScript
18 33 (1.00%) Objective-C
18 33 (1.00%) PowerShell
19 18 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 386 (11.70%) Degree
2 59 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.52%) MCSD
6 15 (0.45%) MCP
7 12 (0.36%) Postgraduate
8 9 (0.27%) MCAD
8 9 (0.27%) MCTS
9 7 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.18%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.091%) HND
13 2 (0.061%) CCA
13 2 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.030%) MCPD
14 1 (0.030%) PhD
14 1 (0.030%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (2.06%) QA
2 8 (0.24%) SLA
3 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.061%) HL7
6 1 (0.030%) TickIT
6 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.091%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.061%) Docker
4 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (0.27%) cPanel
2 5 (0.15%) Puppet
3 4 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.12%) Rundeck
4 3 (0.091%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.091%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.061%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.061%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.061%) MOM
5 2 (0.061%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.030%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.030%) Ansible
6 1 (0.030%) Control-M
6 1 (0.030%) Nagios
6 1 (0.030%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.030%) Plesk
Vendors
1 791 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 271 (8.21%) Oracle
3 102 (3.09%) Zend
4 85 (2.58%) Google
5 83 (2.52%) Apple
6 62 (1.88%) Adobe
7 55 (1.67%) Facebook
8 51 (1.55%) SAP
9 33 (1.00%) Xamarin
10 32 (0.97%) Cognos
11 31 (0.94%) IBM
11 31 (0.94%) Twitter
12 29 (0.88%) Yahoo!
12 29 (0.88%) Sony
13 26 (0.79%) Telerik
14 25 (0.76%) Rackspace
15 22 (0.67%) Teradata
16 21 (0.64%) Tableau
17 17 (0.52%) Sitecore
18 16 (0.48%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Herefordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days hol etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training / benefits
Posted: 2 days ago