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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1668 1518 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.20% 30.64% 29.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.67% 32.11% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1295 1323
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,850 £46,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
5105 4728 4731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.42% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4346 3959 3946
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +1 499 £35,000 - 88
Warwickshire 0 310 £40,000 +6.66% 46
Staffordshire +1 290 £38,500 +8.45% 27
Coventry 0 187 £40,000 - 29
Worcestershire 0 111 £34,500 +0.72% 28
Solihull +1 89 £35,000 -12.50% 22
Shropshire +4 54 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Wolverhampton -1 22 £33,750 +3.84% 5
Herefordshire +1 21 £35,000 - 4
Walsall -3 19 £36,250 +13.28% 2
Sutton Coldfield +4 16 £38,000 +7.80% 4
West Bromwich +9 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Dudley -11 8 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Halesowen - 4 £31,250 -
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1832 (58.85%) .NET
2 1683 (54.06%) C#
3 1531 (49.18%) HTML
4 1404 (45.10%) JavaScript
5 1335 (42.88%) CSS
6 1324 (42.53%) SQL
7 1296 (41.63%) SQL Server
8 1192 (38.29%) ASP.NET
9 1049 (33.70%) MVC
10 972 (31.22%) jQuery
11 968 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
12 716 (23.00%) Microsoft
13 613 (19.69%) HTML5
14 588 (18.89%) PHP
15 555 (17.83%) VB.NET
16 527 (16.93%) OO
17 473 (15.19%) MySQL
18 465 (14.94%) XML
19 460 (14.78%) TDD
20 427 (13.72%) WCF
21 420 (13.49%) .NET Framework
22 414 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
23 400 (12.85%) T-SQL
24 394 (12.66%) Java
25 380 (12.21%) CSS3
26 348 (11.18%) Git (software)
27 339 (10.89%) Degree
28 334 (10.73%) Web Services
29 316 (10.15%) Scrum
29 316 (10.15%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 176 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 159 (5.11%) Node.js
3 127 (4.08%) CMS
4 115 (3.69%) IIS
5 93 (2.99%) Apache
6 91 (2.92%) WordPress
7 86 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
8 51 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 51 (1.64%) Umbraco
9 49 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 45 (1.45%) Tomcat
11 44 (1.41%) JBoss
12 31 (1.00%) Drupal
12 31 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 26 (0.84%) GlassFish
14 25 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
15 24 (0.77%) Moodle
16 19 (0.61%) Joomla!
17 16 (0.51%) Apache Solr
17 16 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 269 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 84 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 51 (1.64%) MS Office
4 19 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.096%) InDesign
10 2 (0.064%) SPSS
10 2 (0.064%) Simulink
10 2 (0.064%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.064%) GIMP
11 1 (0.032%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 50 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.19%) Magento
3 22 (0.71%) SAP BPC
4 14 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 14 (0.45%) SAP HR
5 13 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 13 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.26%) SAP R/3
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.22%) SAP xRPM
9 6 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.096%) Odoo
11 3 (0.096%) Line 500
12 2 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.064%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.064%) SAP SRM
12 2 (0.064%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.32%) SaaS
2 41 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.00%) Office 365
4 30 (0.96%) GitHub
5 18 (0.58%) Heroku
6 16 (0.51%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.29%) PaaS
8 4 (0.13%) Trello
8 4 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.064%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.064%) IaaS
10 1 (0.032%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.54%) Internet
2 46 (1.48%) HTTP
3 32 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.45%) Broadband
5 13 (0.42%) LAN
5 13 (0.42%) WAN
6 11 (0.35%) SSL
7 7 (0.22%) VoIP
7 7 (0.22%) Intranet
8 5 (0.16%) FTP
9 4 (0.13%) DNS
9 4 (0.13%) Extranet
9 4 (0.13%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.096%) 4G
10 3 (0.096%) NAS
10 3 (0.096%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.096%) SAN
11 2 (0.064%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.064%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.064%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1296 (41.63%) SQL Server
2 473 (15.19%) MySQL
3 282 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 272 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 205 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 166 (5.33%) Relational Database
7 148 (4.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 115 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
9 110 (3.53%) NoSQL
10 104 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 96 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 75 (2.41%) RDBMS
13 62 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
14 48 (1.54%) MongoDB
15 45 (1.45%) Oracle Database
16 38 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
17 34 (1.09%) Data Mart
18 29 (0.93%) MS Access
19 26 (0.84%) QlikView
19 26 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 348 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 316 (10.15%) Visual Studio
3 171 (5.49%) Subversion
4 115 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 104 (3.34%) NUnit
6 69 (2.22%) MSTest
6 69 (2.22%) Moq
7 65 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
8 48 (1.54%) JIRA
9 41 (1.32%) Maven
10 40 (1.28%) Ant
11 37 (1.19%) JUnit
12 31 (1.00%) ReSharper
13 28 (0.90%) Jenkins
14 27 (0.87%) Hudson
15 19 (0.61%) Grunt
15 19 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
16 18 (0.58%) PHPUnit
17 16 (0.51%) Selenium
18 15 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 207 (6.65%) Finance
2 121 (3.89%) Retail
3 118 (3.79%) Marketing
4 71 (2.28%) Advertising
5 47 (1.51%) Games
5 47 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 40 (1.28%) Back Office
7 37 (1.19%) Automotive
8 28 (0.90%) Law
9 18 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.51%) Legal
11 15 (0.48%) Banking
12 12 (0.39%) Local Government
12 12 (0.39%) Billing
13 9 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.22%) Electronics
15 5 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.096%) German Language
17 2 (0.064%) Front Office
17 2 (0.064%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1832 (58.85%) .NET
2 1531 (49.18%) HTML
3 1335 (42.88%) CSS
4 1192 (38.29%) ASP.NET
5 972 (31.22%) jQuery
6 613 (19.69%) HTML5
7 465 (14.94%) XML
8 427 (13.72%) WCF
9 420 (13.49%) .NET Framework
10 414 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 380 (12.21%) CSS3
12 334 (10.73%) Web Services
13 293 (9.41%) Ajax
14 197 (6.33%) AngularJS
15 194 (6.23%) Entity Framework
16 181 (5.81%) WPF
16 181 (5.81%) JSON
17 170 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 163 (5.24%) RESTful
19 152 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 175 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 142 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (4.47%) User Experience
4 130 (4.18%) Mobile App
5 94 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 82 (2.63%) Open Source
7 62 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
8 46 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 41 (1.32%) Mathematics
10 37 (1.19%) iPhone
11 36 (1.16%) W3C
12 32 (1.03%) Social Media
13 29 (0.93%) Management Information System
14 26 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 26 (0.84%) Social Network
15 23 (0.74%) iPad
15 23 (0.74%) BBC
15 23 (0.74%) NHS
16 20 (0.64%) New Media
17 16 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 288 (9.25%) Windows
2 250 (8.03%) Linux
3 130 (4.18%) UNIX
4 116 (3.73%) Android
5 85 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 18 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.39%) CentOS
8 10 (0.32%) Solaris
9 9 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.19%) HPUX
11 6 (0.19%) Fedora
11 6 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.064%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.064%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.064%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1049 (33.70%) MVC
2 968 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 527 (16.93%) OO
4 460 (14.78%) TDD
5 316 (10.15%) Scrum
6 301 (9.67%) Software Engineering
7 277 (8.90%) Web Development
8 257 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
9 207 (6.65%) Web Application Development
10 206 (6.62%) E-Commerce
11 198 (6.36%) OOP
12 176 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
13 167 (5.36%) Unit Testing
14 150 (4.82%) CRM
15 132 (4.24%) Mentoring
16 126 (4.05%) SOA
17 124 (3.98%) Mobile Development
18 119 (3.82%) BDD
19 111 (3.57%) Project Management
19 111 (3.57%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1683 (54.06%) C#
2 1404 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 1324 (42.53%) SQL
4 588 (18.89%) PHP
5 555 (17.83%) VB.NET
6 400 (12.85%) T-SQL
7 394 (12.66%) Java
8 266 (8.54%) VB
9 116 (3.73%) Ruby
10 112 (3.60%) PL/SQL
11 105 (3.37%) C++
12 101 (3.24%) VB6
13 76 (2.44%) PHP5
14 72 (2.31%) VBA
15 71 (2.28%) C
16 67 (2.15%) Python
17 37 (1.19%) VBScript
18 35 (1.12%) ABAP
18 35 (1.12%) Objective-C
19 31 (1.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 339 (10.89%) Degree
2 68 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.09%) MCSD
5 23 (0.74%) MCP
6 22 (0.71%) MCTS
7 21 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 18 (0.58%) MCAD
9 7 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.22%) HND
10 2 (0.064%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.064%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.064%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.064%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.032%) MCPD
11 1 (0.032%) OCPJWCD
11 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.032%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (1.41%) QA
2 12 (0.39%) SLA
3 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.13%) WAI
5 2 (0.064%) HL7
6 1 (0.032%) TickIT
System Software
1 21 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.48%) Docker
3 7 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.096%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (0.51%) Vagrant
2 15 (0.48%) Puppet
3 7 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.096%) Control-M
5 2 (0.064%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.064%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.064%) Nagios
5 2 (0.064%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.064%) Ansible
6 1 (0.032%) cPanel
Vendors
1 716 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 246 (7.90%) Oracle
3 98 (3.15%) Zend
4 66 (2.12%) Adobe
5 62 (1.99%) Google
6 56 (1.80%) Business Objects
7 53 (1.70%) SAP
7 53 (1.70%) Apple
8 52 (1.67%) Facebook
9 35 (1.12%) Twitter
10 32 (1.03%) Cognos
11 27 (0.87%) Sitecore
12 26 (0.84%) Sony
13 24 (0.77%) Tableau
14 23 (0.74%) Yahoo!
15 22 (0.71%) IBM
16 21 (0.67%) Telerik
17 20 (0.64%) Teradata
18 19 (0.61%) Talend
18 19 (0.61%) Red Hat
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Herefordshire
Skypath Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwickshire
Trinity IT Consulting
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday