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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1763 1550 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.72% 27.97% 29.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.51% 29.50% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1407 1289
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5109 5255 4660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.82% 94.82% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4411 4051
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 +1 496 £37,500 - 83
Staffordshire 0 333 £35,000 -2.77% 35
Warwickshire 0 243 £37,500 +15.38% 36
Worcestershire 0 153 £35,000 +2.94% 20
Coventry +2 140 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Solihull +1 120 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Wolverhampton 0 56 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Shropshire 0 38 £37,500 +6.38% 7
Walsall -3 17 £42,500 +44.06% 6
Herefordshire +2 15 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Dudley 0 12 £37,500 +11.94%
Sutton Coldfield -4 4 £32,750 +9.16% 5
West Bromwich -7 3 £32,500 +5.64%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1779 (54.55%) .NET
2 1575 (48.30%) C#
3 1377 (42.23%) SQL
4 1367 (41.92%) SQL Server
5 1320 (40.48%) HTML
6 1195 (36.65%) ASP.NET
7 1159 (35.54%) CSS
8 1147 (35.17%) JavaScript
9 744 (22.82%) Microsoft
10 711 (21.80%) jQuery
11 694 (21.28%) MVC
12 602 (18.46%) VB.NET
13 510 (15.64%) HTML5
14 468 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
15 441 (13.52%) PHP
16 426 (13.06%) Web Services
17 423 (12.97%) XML
18 411 (12.60%) Degree
19 404 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 383 (11.74%) Java
21 382 (11.71%) .NET Framework
22 379 (11.62%) MS Excel
23 378 (11.59%) T-SQL
24 354 (10.86%) TDD
25 349 (10.70%) MySQL
26 341 (10.46%) Windows
26 341 (10.46%) Web Development
27 335 (10.27%) OO
28 322 (9.87%) WCF
29 319 (9.78%) Ajax

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 247 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 161 (4.94%) CMS
3 118 (3.62%) WordPress
4 111 (3.40%) Apache
5 104 (3.19%) IIS
6 103 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 95 (2.91%) Node.js
8 42 (1.29%) Drupal
9 41 (1.26%) Umbraco
10 37 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
11 34 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 25 (0.77%) Joomla!
13 25 (0.77%) WebSphere
14 17 (0.52%) GlassFish
15 16 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (0.46%) OpenEdge
17 14 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
18 12 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
19 9 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 379 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 109 (3.34%) Photoshop
3 55 (1.69%) MS Office
4 24 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (0.64%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.28%) FastStats
7 4 (0.12%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.031%) GIMP
8 1 (0.031%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.031%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 98 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (2.67%) Magento
3 54 (1.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 29 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
5 20 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.46%) WebTrends
7 13 (0.40%) SAP R/3
7 13 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (0.25%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.18%) e-Work
12 6 (0.18%) Agresso
13 5 (0.15%) SAP BPC
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.15%) Summit
14 4 (0.12%) SAP MM
14 4 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.41%) SaaS
2 27 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.49%) Office 365
5 15 (0.46%) GitHub
6 12 (0.37%) ElastiCache
6 12 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.092%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.031%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 101 (3.10%) Internet
2 41 (1.26%) HTTP
3 40 (1.23%) Intranet
4 38 (1.17%) DNS
5 23 (0.71%) SSL
6 21 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.52%) Extranet
8 15 (0.46%) FTP
9 13 (0.40%) SSH
10 8 (0.25%) DHCP
11 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.18%) Broadband
12 6 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
13 5 (0.15%) ATM
13 5 (0.15%) SAN
14 4 (0.12%) Firewall
14 4 (0.12%) PBX
14 4 (0.12%) LDAP
15 3 (0.092%) VoIP
15 3 (0.092%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1367 (41.92%) SQL Server
2 404 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 349 (10.70%) MySQL
4 278 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 246 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 169 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
7 160 (4.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 143 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 129 (3.96%) Relational Database
10 128 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 95 (2.91%) Oracle Database
12 71 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
13 59 (1.81%) OLAP
13 59 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
14 53 (1.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 44 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 43 (1.32%) NoSQL
17 42 (1.29%) MongoDB
18 40 (1.23%) MS Access
18 40 (1.23%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 247 (7.57%) Visual Studio
2 173 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 163 (5.00%) Subversion
4 126 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 73 (2.24%) Eclipse
6 44 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
7 43 (1.32%) JIRA
8 35 (1.07%) NUnit
9 23 (0.71%) Ant
10 20 (0.61%) Xcode
10 20 (0.61%) Jenkins
11 19 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
11 19 (0.58%) Hudson
11 19 (0.58%) Toad
12 18 (0.55%) Moq
13 16 (0.49%) Maven
14 15 (0.46%) MSTest
14 15 (0.46%) PhoneGap
15 14 (0.43%) JUnit
16 13 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 263 (8.07%) Finance
2 149 (4.57%) Retail
3 104 (3.19%) Automotive
4 102 (3.13%) Marketing
5 92 (2.82%) Games
6 72 (2.21%) Advertising
7 64 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 43 (1.32%) Legal
9 40 (1.23%) Law
9 40 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 33 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 28 (0.86%) Banking
12 21 (0.64%) Billing
13 16 (0.49%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.25%) Military
15 7 (0.21%) Publishing
16 6 (0.18%) Back Office
17 5 (0.15%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.12%) Local Government
19 3 (0.092%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1779 (54.55%) .NET
2 1320 (40.48%) HTML
3 1195 (36.65%) ASP.NET
4 1159 (35.54%) CSS
5 711 (21.80%) jQuery
6 510 (15.64%) HTML5
7 426 (13.06%) Web Services
8 423 (12.97%) XML
9 382 (11.71%) .NET Framework
10 322 (9.87%) WCF
11 319 (9.78%) Ajax
12 316 (9.69%) CSS3
13 246 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 243 (7.45%) WPF
15 169 (5.18%) WinForms
16 147 (4.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 138 (4.23%) LINQ
18 128 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 117 (3.59%) J2EE
20 113 (3.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 184 (5.64%) Computer Science
2 156 (4.78%) Mobile App
3 81 (2.48%) Open Source
4 77 (2.36%) N-Tier
5 73 (2.24%) Mathematics
6 60 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (1.59%) Social Media
8 29 (0.89%) iPhone
9 27 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 23 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
11 20 (0.61%) Management Information System
12 19 (0.58%) iPad
13 16 (0.49%) Smartcard
14 15 (0.46%) Physics
14 15 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
14 15 (0.46%) Blackberry
15 14 (0.43%) E-Learning
15 14 (0.43%) Animation
16 12 (0.37%) Replication
17 10 (0.31%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 341 (10.46%) Windows
2 196 (6.01%) Linux
3 128 (3.93%) Android
4 125 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 94 (2.88%) UNIX
6 25 (0.77%) Windows 8
7 24 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
8 16 (0.49%) CentOS
9 14 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.18%) Fedora
14 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.092%) AIX
15 3 (0.092%) Solaris
15 3 (0.092%) Debian
16 2 (0.061%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (21.28%) MVC
2 468 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (10.86%) TDD
4 341 (10.46%) Web Development
5 335 (10.27%) OO
6 301 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
7 269 (8.25%) Scrum
8 243 (7.45%) E-Commerce
9 229 (7.02%) Software Engineering
10 193 (5.92%) CRM
11 178 (5.46%) Unit Testing
12 162 (4.97%) OOP
13 134 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
13 134 (4.11%) ETL
14 117 (3.59%) SOA
15 115 (3.53%) SEO
16 112 (3.43%) BDD
17 85 (2.61%) ERP
18 81 (2.48%) Data Modelling
19 80 (2.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1575 (48.30%) C#
2 1377 (42.23%) SQL
3 1147 (35.17%) JavaScript
4 602 (18.46%) VB.NET
5 441 (13.52%) PHP
6 383 (11.74%) Java
7 378 (11.59%) T-SQL
8 184 (5.64%) VB
9 142 (4.35%) C++
10 85 (2.61%) PL/SQL
11 83 (2.55%) PHP5
12 82 (2.51%) XAML
13 71 (2.18%) VBA
14 70 (2.15%) Python
15 69 (2.12%) C
16 68 (2.09%) VB6
17 60 (1.84%) Objective-C
18 47 (1.44%) Ruby
19 40 (1.23%) ABAP
20 29 (0.89%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 411 (12.60%) Degree
2 77 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 29 (0.89%) MCSD
5 25 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.71%) Sun Certification
7 17 (0.52%) PhD
8 15 (0.46%) MCP
9 12 (0.37%) OCPJP
10 11 (0.34%) OCMJD
11 9 (0.28%) MCTS
12 8 (0.25%) MCITP
13 7 (0.21%) MCAD
14 6 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.092%) MCSE
15 3 (0.092%) OCP
15 3 (0.092%) Oracle Certification
16 2 (0.061%) HND
17 1 (0.031%) ISTQB
17 1 (0.031%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (1.75%) QA
2 18 (0.55%) SLA
3 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.21%) TickIT
4 2 (0.061%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.031%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.15%) Squid
2 5 (0.15%) Samba
3 1 (0.031%) Xen
3 1 (0.031%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (0.40%) Puppet
2 11 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.12%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.12%) Plesk
4 1 (0.031%) MOM
Vendors
1 744 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 273 (8.37%) Oracle
3 116 (3.56%) Cognos
4 111 (3.40%) Zend
5 72 (2.21%) Google
6 62 (1.90%) SAP
7 60 (1.84%) Adobe
8 59 (1.81%) Facebook
9 54 (1.66%) Business Objects
9 54 (1.66%) Apple
10 39 (1.20%) Twitter
11 34 (1.04%) JBoss
12 32 (0.98%) Sitecore
13 27 (0.83%) Sun
14 26 (0.80%) AccuRev
15 20 (0.61%) Netezza
16 19 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
17 18 (0.55%) Progress
18 17 (0.52%) Citrix
18 17 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
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