The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1490 1428 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.24% 28.50% 32.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.67% 29.94% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1290 1379
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4705 4769 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3995 3874
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Developer
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 434 £35,000 - 78
Staffordshire +1 318 £35,000 - 50
Warwickshire 0 266 £39,000 +11.42% 30
Coventry +1 112 £39,000 +4.00% 15
Solihull +1 90 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Worcestershire 0 78 £35,000 - 23
Wolverhampton 0 58 £33,750 -3.57% 10
Walsall 0 37 £33,250 +7.25% 6
Herefordshire +1 26 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Shropshire -5 24 £37,500 +13.63% 4
Dudley +2 8 £35,000 -11.94%
West Bromwich -3 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Sutton Coldfield +9 4 £35,250 +0.71% 3
Stourbridge 0 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 £42,000 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1485 (52.25%) .NET
2 1315 (46.27%) C#
3 1175 (41.34%) HTML
4 1148 (40.39%) SQL Server
5 1119 (39.37%) SQL
6 1037 (36.49%) JavaScript
7 1035 (36.42%) ASP.NET
8 992 (34.90%) CSS
9 687 (24.17%) jQuery
10 647 (22.77%) MVC
11 597 (21.01%) Microsoft
12 476 (16.75%) VB.NET
13 459 (16.15%) HTML5
14 449 (15.80%) PHP
15 408 (14.36%) Java
16 386 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
17 366 (12.88%) T-SQL
18 352 (12.39%) OO
19 339 (11.93%) MySQL
20 333 (11.72%) Degree
21 327 (11.51%) XML
21 327 (11.51%) .NET Framework
22 325 (11.44%) Web Services
23 319 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 306 (10.77%) Windows
25 300 (10.56%) TDD
26 284 (9.99%) Ajax
26 284 (9.99%) Web Development
27 283 (9.96%) MS Excel
28 277 (9.75%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 181 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 99 (3.48%) CMS
3 88 (3.10%) Apache
4 76 (2.67%) WordPress
5 71 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 61 (2.15%) Node.js
7 57 (2.01%) IIS
8 41 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 37 (1.30%) Moodle
10 30 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 30 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
11 28 (0.99%) Drupal
12 26 (0.91%) Umbraco
13 21 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.39%) SAS
16 10 (0.35%) OpenEdge
16 10 (0.35%) Joomla!
17 9 (0.32%) Apache Solr
18 8 (0.28%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 283 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 110 (3.87%) Photoshop
3 37 (1.30%) MS Office
4 29 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (0.67%) InfoPath
6 16 (0.56%) Fireworks
7 9 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.21%) FastStats
9 5 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.11%) DOC1
10 3 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.035%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.035%) GIMP
11 1 (0.035%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 64 (2.25%) Magento
2 57 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
4 17 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.53%) SAP HR
6 15 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 13 (0.46%) SAP CRM
7 13 (0.46%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.46%) SAP SRM
8 12 (0.42%) SAP MM
8 12 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (0.42%) SAP CO
8 12 (0.42%) SAP SD
9 10 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (0.32%) SAP xRPM
11 8 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
11 8 (0.28%) SAP R/3
12 7 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (0.81%) SaaS
3 17 (0.60%) GitHub
4 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (0.21%) Office 365
7 3 (0.11%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.070%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.27%) Internet
2 54 (1.90%) HTTP
3 50 (1.76%) Intranet
4 30 (1.06%) Extranet
5 15 (0.53%) DNS
6 12 (0.42%) DHCP
7 9 (0.32%) FTP
8 8 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.28%) SSL
9 5 (0.18%) Broadband
10 4 (0.14%) SMTP
10 4 (0.14%) Network Security
11 3 (0.11%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.11%) LDAP
11 3 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.070%) Wireless
12 2 (0.070%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.070%) PBX
12 2 (0.070%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.035%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1148 (40.39%) SQL Server
2 339 (11.93%) MySQL
3 319 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 272 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 204 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 160 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 153 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 151 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 109 (3.84%) Relational Database
10 107 (3.76%) Oracle Database
11 98 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
12 58 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
13 50 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
14 45 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 43 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
16 39 (1.37%) MongoDB
17 38 (1.34%) MS Access
18 36 (1.27%) NoSQL
19 31 (1.09%) RDBMS
20 30 (1.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 211 (7.42%) Visual Studio
2 138 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 118 (4.15%) Subversion
4 71 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 63 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 39 (1.37%) NUnit
7 30 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
8 28 (0.99%) Selenium
9 26 (0.91%) PhoneGap
10 25 (0.88%) TeamCity
11 20 (0.70%) RSpec
11 20 (0.70%) Maven
11 20 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
11 20 (0.70%) Cucumber
12 18 (0.63%) JIRA
13 17 (0.60%) Jenkins
14 13 (0.46%) Hudson
14 13 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
14 13 (0.46%) Moq
14 13 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 277 (9.75%) Finance
2 115 (4.05%) Retail
3 82 (2.89%) Games
4 70 (2.46%) Marketing
5 69 (2.43%) Automotive
6 48 (1.69%) Banking
7 42 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.23%) Law
9 33 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.09%) Legal
11 30 (1.06%) Advertising
12 27 (0.95%) Billing
12 27 (0.95%) Back Office
13 14 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.42%) Publishing
15 9 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.28%) Military
17 5 (0.18%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.14%) Local Government
19 2 (0.070%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1485 (52.25%) .NET
2 1175 (41.34%) HTML
3 1035 (36.42%) ASP.NET
4 992 (34.90%) CSS
5 687 (24.17%) jQuery
6 459 (16.15%) HTML5
7 327 (11.51%) XML
7 327 (11.51%) .NET Framework
8 325 (11.44%) Web Services
9 284 (9.99%) Ajax
10 266 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 238 (8.37%) CSS3
12 215 (7.57%) WCF
13 199 (7.00%) WPF
14 162 (5.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 154 (5.42%) WinForms
16 152 (5.35%) J2EE
17 147 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 121 (4.26%) Spring
19 105 (3.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 149 (5.24%) Mobile App
2 138 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 70 (2.46%) N-Tier
4 66 (2.32%) Open Source
5 62 (2.18%) Mathematics
6 47 (1.65%) Social Media
7 44 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (1.44%) iPhone
9 25 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 18 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
11 16 (0.56%) E-Learning
12 15 (0.53%) Replication
12 15 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 15 (0.53%) Smartcard
13 14 (0.49%) PKI
13 14 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
14 13 (0.46%) iPad
14 13 (0.46%) IVR
15 11 (0.39%) Smartphone
16 10 (0.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 306 (10.77%) Windows
2 175 (6.16%) Linux
3 128 (4.50%) Android
4 110 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 89 (3.13%) UNIX
6 17 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
6 17 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 14 (0.49%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (0.35%) AIX
10 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.18%) CentOS
14 4 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
15 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.070%) Solaris
16 2 (0.070%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.035%) Debian
17 1 (0.035%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (22.77%) MVC
2 386 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
3 352 (12.39%) OO
4 300 (10.56%) TDD
5 284 (9.99%) Web Development
6 230 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
7 221 (7.78%) E-Commerce
8 212 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 189 (6.65%) OOP
10 185 (6.51%) Scrum
11 152 (5.35%) CRM
12 118 (4.15%) Unit Testing
13 98 (3.45%) ETL
14 89 (3.13%) SOA
15 84 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (2.43%) OOD
17 65 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
18 63 (2.22%) Data Modelling
19 61 (2.15%) Responsive Web Design
20 60 (2.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1315 (46.27%) C#
2 1119 (39.37%) SQL
3 1037 (36.49%) JavaScript
4 476 (16.75%) VB.NET
5 449 (15.80%) PHP
6 408 (14.36%) Java
7 366 (12.88%) T-SQL
8 165 (5.81%) C++
9 119 (4.19%) VB
10 90 (3.17%) PHP5
11 74 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 71 (2.50%) C
12 71 (2.50%) Ruby
13 56 (1.97%) VBA
14 50 (1.76%) Objective-C
15 43 (1.51%) ABAP
16 42 (1.48%) XAML
17 39 (1.37%) Python
18 33 (1.16%) Shell Script
19 29 (1.02%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 333 (11.72%) Degree
2 74 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 66 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (0.67%) MCTS
5 17 (0.60%) MCP
5 17 (0.60%) MCSD
5 17 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.42%) Sun Certification
7 10 (0.35%) MCAD
8 8 (0.28%) HND
8 8 (0.28%) PhD
9 7 (0.25%) OCPJP
9 7 (0.25%) OCMJD
10 3 (0.11%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.11%) ISEB
10 3 (0.11%) MCSE
10 3 (0.11%) HNC
11 2 (0.070%) OCPJWCD
11 2 (0.070%) MCPD
12 1 (0.035%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (1.90%) QA
2 19 (0.67%) SLA
3 12 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.39%) TickIT
5 4 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.070%) Basel II
7 1 (0.035%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.32%) Samba
1 9 (0.32%) Squid
2 8 (0.28%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.035%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (0.70%) Puppet
2 19 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 597 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 237 (8.34%) Oracle
3 110 (3.87%) Zend
4 70 (2.46%) SAP
5 53 (1.86%) Adobe
6 52 (1.83%) Google
7 50 (1.76%) Cognos
8 47 (1.65%) Business Objects
9 44 (1.55%) JBoss
10 40 (1.41%) Facebook
11 29 (1.02%) Apple
12 27 (0.95%) IBM
12 27 (0.95%) Twitter
13 18 (0.63%) Sitecore
14 16 (0.56%) Telerik
15 15 (0.53%) Hyperion
15 15 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.53%) Sun
16 13 (0.46%) Progress
16 13 (0.46%) Remedy
Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Free Parking
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bilston, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pure People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago