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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1600 1728 1445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.13% 31.57% 26.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.91% 33.09% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1467 1497 1310
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 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
5349 5222 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.40% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4458 4332 4448
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 491 £37,500 - 114
Warwickshire 0 263 £37,500 - 60
Staffordshire 0 232 £35,000 -1.40% 34
Coventry +1 196 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Worcestershire 0 131 £35,000 - 28
Solihull 0 86 £35,500 -11.25% 11
Wolverhampton -1 44 £32,500 - 4
Shropshire -1 44 £34,000 -3.75% 6
Herefordshire 0 17 £40,000 +26.98% 10
West Bromwich 0 13 £30,459 -12.97%
Walsall -2 12 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Dudley +6 11 £40,000 +6.66%
Halesowen - 10 £27,500 - 2
Sutton Coldfield +1 4 £29,750 -5.55% 4
Brierley Hill - 2 £42,500 - 3
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1727 (54.07%) .NET
2 1648 (51.60%) C#
3 1512 (47.34%) HTML
4 1423 (44.55%) JavaScript
5 1349 (42.24%) CSS
6 1325 (41.48%) SQL Server
7 1211 (37.91%) SQL
8 1120 (35.07%) ASP.NET
9 1032 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
10 1021 (31.97%) MVC
11 893 (27.96%) jQuery
12 715 (22.39%) Microsoft
13 626 (19.60%) HTML5
14 534 (16.72%) PHP
15 509 (15.94%) TDD
16 486 (15.22%) MySQL
17 478 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
18 463 (14.50%) OO
19 448 (14.03%) WCF
20 438 (13.71%) Java
21 432 (13.53%) Git (software)
22 421 (13.18%) XML
23 397 (12.43%) T-SQL
24 396 (12.40%) VB.NET
25 391 (12.24%) Web Services
26 387 (12.12%) CSS3
27 352 (11.02%) AngularJS
28 344 (10.77%) Degree
29 338 (10.58%) .NET Framework
30 334 (10.46%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 190 (5.95%) Node.js
2 147 (4.60%) CMS
3 137 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 103 (3.22%) IIS
5 98 (3.07%) WordPress
6 88 (2.76%) Apache
7 58 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
8 44 (1.38%) JBoss
9 43 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 36 (1.13%) Umbraco
11 33 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 25 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 25 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
14 20 (0.63%) Mule
15 11 (0.34%) Drupal
15 11 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
16 10 (0.31%) NetWeaver
16 10 (0.31%) MQSeries
16 10 (0.31%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 262 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 105 (3.29%) Photoshop
3 26 (0.81%) MS Office
4 18 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.28%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.094%) GIMP
9 3 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.094%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.063%) SPSS
10 2 (0.063%) InDesign
10 2 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.031%) MS Project
11 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.00%) Magento
3 15 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.31%) SAP BPC
5 6 (0.19%) SAP R/3
5 6 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.13%) Epicor Tropos
8 3 (0.094%) Odoo
8 3 (0.094%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.094%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.063%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.063%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.063%) SAP xRPM
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.031%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 75 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.06%) SaaS
3 34 (1.06%) GitHub
4 28 (0.88%) Office 365
5 25 (0.78%) Google Analytics
6 19 (0.59%) PaaS
7 15 (0.47%) Heroku
8 12 (0.38%) IaaS
9 5 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.094%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.063%) Trello
13 1 (0.031%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.76%) Internet
2 49 (1.53%) HTTP
3 16 (0.50%) Intranet
4 13 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.28%) Broadband
6 8 (0.25%) SSL
7 5 (0.16%) DNS
7 5 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.094%) VoIP
9 2 (0.063%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.063%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.031%) SAN
10 1 (0.031%) Firewall
10 1 (0.031%) NAS
10 1 (0.031%) WAN
10 1 (0.031%) FTP
10 1 (0.031%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1325 (41.48%) SQL Server
2 486 (15.22%) MySQL
3 263 (8.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 201 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 172 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 153 (4.79%) NoSQL
7 142 (4.45%) Relational Database
8 132 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
9 112 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 80 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
12 68 (2.13%) MongoDB
13 61 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
14 53 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
15 48 (1.50%) RDBMS
15 48 (1.50%) Big Data
16 43 (1.35%) Oracle Database
17 37 (1.16%) OLAP
18 30 (0.94%) MS Access
19 28 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 432 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 318 (9.96%) Visual Studio
3 256 (8.02%) Subversion
4 136 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 79 (2.47%) NUnit
6 60 (1.88%) Moq
7 56 (1.75%) MSTest
8 51 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
9 42 (1.31%) Ant
10 36 (1.13%) JIRA
11 31 (0.97%) Hudson
12 29 (0.91%) Maven
13 26 (0.81%) JUnit
14 23 (0.72%) PHPUnit
15 21 (0.66%) Selenium
16 19 (0.59%) ReSharper
17 18 (0.56%) Grunt
18 17 (0.53%) Jenkins
18 17 (0.53%) TeamCity
19 16 (0.50%) Jasmine
General
1 311 (9.74%) Finance
2 153 (4.79%) Retail
3 142 (4.45%) Games
4 119 (3.73%) Marketing
5 55 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 53 (1.66%) Advertising
7 40 (1.25%) Banking
8 38 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.06%) Automotive
10 25 (0.78%) Back Office
11 23 (0.72%) Billing
12 21 (0.66%) Law
13 14 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.38%) Music Industry
15 10 (0.31%) Legal
15 10 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.22%) Publishing
17 6 (0.19%) Electronics
18 4 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1727 (54.07%) .NET
2 1512 (47.34%) HTML
3 1349 (42.24%) CSS
4 1120 (35.07%) ASP.NET
5 893 (27.96%) jQuery
6 626 (19.60%) HTML5
7 478 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 448 (14.03%) WCF
9 421 (13.18%) XML
10 391 (12.24%) Web Services
11 387 (12.12%) CSS3
12 352 (11.02%) AngularJS
13 338 (10.58%) .NET Framework
14 249 (7.80%) RESTful
15 217 (6.79%) WPF
16 216 (6.76%) Ajax
17 203 (6.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 199 (6.23%) ASP.NET Web API
19 174 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
20 147 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 239 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 150 (4.70%) User Experience
3 129 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 117 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (2.07%) Social Media
6 55 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
6 55 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 51 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (1.31%) W3C
9 40 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 37 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 30 (0.94%) BBC
12 22 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 20 (0.63%) Equities
13 20 (0.63%) Physics
14 17 (0.53%) Visualisation
14 17 (0.53%) iPad
15 14 (0.44%) iPhone
15 14 (0.44%) Semantic Web
16 13 (0.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 250 (7.83%) Windows
2 241 (7.55%) Linux
3 110 (3.44%) UNIX
4 104 (3.26%) Android
5 86 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 23 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.25%) Solaris
10 7 (0.22%) HPUX
11 5 (0.16%) Debian
11 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.063%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.031%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1032 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1021 (31.97%) MVC
3 509 (15.94%) TDD
4 463 (14.50%) OO
5 334 (10.46%) Software Engineering
6 327 (10.24%) Web Development
7 298 (9.33%) Scrum
8 280 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
9 258 (8.08%) Web Application Development
10 240 (7.51%) OOP
11 234 (7.33%) E-Commerce
12 209 (6.54%) BDD
13 207 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
14 204 (6.39%) Unit Testing
15 148 (4.63%) SOA
16 145 (4.54%) Mentoring
17 131 (4.10%) SDLC
18 121 (3.79%) Responsive Web Design
19 108 (3.38%) CRM
20 104 (3.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1648 (51.60%) C#
2 1423 (44.55%) JavaScript
3 1211 (37.91%) SQL
4 534 (16.72%) PHP
5 438 (13.71%) Java
6 397 (12.43%) T-SQL
7 396 (12.40%) VB.NET
8 159 (4.98%) VB
9 142 (4.45%) C++
10 124 (3.88%) Ruby
11 76 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 68 (2.13%) VBA
13 58 (1.82%) C
13 58 (1.82%) PHP5
14 57 (1.78%) Python
15 53 (1.66%) VB6
16 37 (1.16%) VBScript
17 33 (1.03%) PowerShell
18 29 (0.91%) Objective-C
19 17 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 344 (10.77%) Degree
2 46 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.44%) Postgraduate
6 12 (0.38%) MCSD
7 9 (0.28%) MCP
7 9 (0.28%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.16%) MCTS
10 5 (0.16%) MCAD
11 2 (0.063%) PhD
11 2 (0.063%) CCA
11 2 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.031%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.19%) QA
2 5 (0.16%) SLA
3 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.094%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.094%) HL7
4 3 (0.094%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.031%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.031%) Firmware
3 1 (0.031%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (0.28%) cPanel
2 4 (0.13%) Puppet
3 3 (0.094%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.094%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.063%) MOM
4 2 (0.063%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.063%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.063%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.031%) Plesk
5 1 (0.031%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 715 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 261 (8.17%) Oracle
3 89 (2.79%) Google
3 89 (2.79%) Zend
4 81 (2.54%) Apple
5 63 (1.97%) SAP
5 63 (1.97%) Adobe
6 51 (1.60%) Facebook
7 37 (1.16%) Twitter
7 37 (1.16%) Xamarin
8 34 (1.06%) Cognos
8 34 (1.06%) IBM
9 30 (0.94%) Sony
9 30 (0.94%) Yahoo!
10 25 (0.78%) Tableau
10 25 (0.78%) Rackspace
11 19 (0.59%) Telerik
12 18 (0.56%) Teradata
13 14 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40k - £50k per annum + Pension, 25 days, Flexi-time
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Bristow Sutor
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Bristow Sutor
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonus and more
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Clayton Group
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + comprehensive benefits!
Posted: 15 hours ago