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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1688 1395 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.15% 25.68% 29.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.58% 27.00% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1261 1313
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 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
5346 5166 4648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.50% 95.09% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4398 3964
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +1 542 £37,500 +7.14% 65
Staffordshire +1 314 £35,000 +7.69% 38
Warwickshire 0 220 £39,000 +11.42% 27
Worcestershire 0 147 £35,000 - 18
Coventry 0 128 £37,500 - 27
Solihull 0 109 £40,000 +11.88% 21
Wolverhampton 0 43 £33,500 +21.81% 9
Shropshire +8 27 £36,575 +3.75% 13
Walsall +3 22 £37,500 - 1
Herefordshire +1 22 £31,250 -16.66% 2
Sutton Coldfield -1 6 £35,000 +4.47% 4
West Bromwich +1 3 £37,500 - 2
Dudley -7 2 £36,250 +45.00%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1839 (53.66%) .NET
2 1663 (48.53%) C#
3 1486 (43.36%) SQL Server
4 1459 (42.57%) SQL
5 1430 (41.73%) HTML
6 1263 (36.85%) CSS
7 1246 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 1202 (35.07%) ASP.NET
9 949 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
10 818 (23.87%) Microsoft
11 794 (23.17%) MVC
12 779 (22.73%) jQuery
13 675 (19.70%) VB.NET
14 545 (15.90%) HTML5
15 472 (13.77%) PHP
16 458 (13.36%) Web Services
17 456 (13.31%) XML
18 428 (12.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 421 (12.28%) Degree
20 414 (12.08%) .NET Framework
21 407 (11.88%) MS Excel
22 400 (11.67%) Java
23 396 (11.56%) T-SQL
24 380 (11.09%) TDD
25 377 (11.00%) Windows
26 369 (10.77%) OO
27 353 (10.30%) Scrum
28 351 (10.24%) Ajax
29 343 (10.01%) MySQL
30 338 (9.86%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 276 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 148 (4.32%) CMS
3 115 (3.36%) WordPress
4 111 (3.24%) IIS
5 108 (3.15%) Apache
6 92 (2.68%) Tomcat
7 84 (2.45%) Node.js
8 52 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
9 47 (1.37%) Umbraco
10 45 (1.31%) Drupal
11 32 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 32 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
12 23 (0.67%) GlassFish
13 22 (0.64%) Joomla!
14 21 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
15 18 (0.53%) WebSphere
16 16 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
17 14 (0.41%) SAS
18 13 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
19 9 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 407 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 107 (3.12%) Photoshop
3 72 (2.10%) MS Office
4 26 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.18%) FastStats
7 5 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.12%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.058%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.058%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.029%) InDesign
11 1 (0.029%) GIMP
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 123 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (2.13%) Magento
3 59 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 30 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
5 27 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
6 14 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.35%) WebTrends
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.26%) Agresso
9 9 (0.26%) SAP R/3
9 9 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.20%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.20%) Summit
11 5 (0.15%) SAP MM
12 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.12%) e-Work
12 4 (0.12%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.52%) SaaS
2 28 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.70%) Office 365
4 19 (0.55%) GitHub
5 8 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.058%) Trello
7 2 (0.058%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.029%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 111 (3.24%) Internet
2 42 (1.23%) Intranet
3 33 (0.96%) DNS
4 31 (0.90%) HTTP
5 26 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.70%) SSL
7 15 (0.44%) FTP
8 13 (0.38%) SSH
9 10 (0.29%) LDAP
9 10 (0.29%) Firewall
10 8 (0.23%) Extranet
10 8 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.20%) ATM
12 5 (0.15%) SAN
13 4 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
14 3 (0.088%) iBeacon
14 3 (0.088%) VoIP
14 3 (0.088%) DHCP
15 2 (0.058%) PBX
15 2 (0.058%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1486 (43.36%) SQL Server
2 428 (12.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 343 (10.01%) MySQL
4 291 (8.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 266 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 183 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
7 164 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 153 (4.46%) Relational Database
9 143 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 122 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 84 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
12 82 (2.39%) Oracle Database
13 65 (1.90%) OLAP
14 61 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
15 55 (1.60%) Data Mart
16 53 (1.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 47 (1.37%) RDBMS
18 45 (1.31%) NoSQL
19 36 (1.05%) MS Access
20 34 (0.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 273 (7.97%) Visual Studio
2 222 (6.48%) Git (software)
3 200 (5.84%) Subversion
4 154 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 77 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 75 (2.19%) JIRA
7 48 (1.40%) NUnit
8 43 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
9 41 (1.20%) Ant
10 40 (1.17%) Xcode
11 34 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
12 33 (0.96%) Jenkins
13 32 (0.93%) Moq
14 31 (0.90%) MSTest
15 26 (0.76%) Toad
16 25 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
17 19 (0.55%) Hudson
18 17 (0.50%) ReSharper
19 15 (0.44%) Maven
20 14 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 269 (7.85%) Finance
2 166 (4.84%) Retail
3 109 (3.18%) Marketing
4 96 (2.80%) Automotive
5 88 (2.57%) Games
6 73 (2.13%) Advertising
7 58 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 48 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 42 (1.23%) Legal
10 38 (1.11%) Law
11 31 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (0.58%) Billing
13 19 (0.55%) Banking
14 17 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.15%) Back Office
15 5 (0.15%) Military
16 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.12%) Electronics
16 4 (0.12%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.088%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1839 (53.66%) .NET
2 1430 (41.73%) HTML
3 1263 (36.85%) CSS
4 1202 (35.07%) ASP.NET
5 779 (22.73%) jQuery
6 545 (15.90%) HTML5
7 458 (13.36%) Web Services
8 456 (13.31%) XML
9 414 (12.08%) .NET Framework
10 351 (10.24%) Ajax
11 337 (9.83%) CSS3
12 329 (9.60%) WCF
13 267 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 232 (6.77%) WPF
15 176 (5.14%) WinForms
16 162 (4.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 148 (4.32%) LINQ
18 142 (4.14%) JSON
19 126 (3.68%) AngularJS
20 112 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 208 (6.07%) Computer Science
2 167 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 100 (2.92%) User Experience
5 95 (2.77%) N-Tier
6 91 (2.66%) Open Source
7 86 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 79 (2.31%) Mathematics
9 43 (1.25%) Social Media
10 33 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
11 30 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 28 (0.82%) Animation
13 27 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
14 22 (0.64%) Blackberry
15 21 (0.61%) Management Information System
15 21 (0.61%) Physics
16 20 (0.58%) W3C
17 19 (0.55%) iPhone
18 18 (0.53%) Smartcard
19 16 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 377 (11.00%) Windows
2 196 (5.72%) Linux
3 134 (3.91%) Apple iOS
4 132 (3.85%) Android
5 100 (2.92%) UNIX
6 47 (1.37%) Windows 8
7 23 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 21 (0.61%) CentOS
9 19 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
10 14 (0.41%) Fedora
11 12 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.088%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.088%) AIX
15 3 (0.088%) Solaris
15 3 (0.088%) Debian
16 1 (0.029%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 794 (23.17%) MVC
3 380 (11.09%) TDD
4 369 (10.77%) OO
5 353 (10.30%) Scrum
6 338 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
7 335 (9.78%) Web Development
8 249 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 234 (6.83%) E-Commerce
10 212 (6.19%) CRM
11 199 (5.81%) Mentoring
12 197 (5.75%) Unit Testing
13 179 (5.22%) OOP
14 170 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
15 156 (4.55%) ETL
16 130 (3.79%) BDD
17 120 (3.50%) SOA
18 104 (3.03%) SEO
19 101 (2.95%) iOS Development
20 88 (2.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1663 (48.53%) C#
2 1459 (42.57%) SQL
3 1246 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 675 (19.70%) VB.NET
5 472 (13.77%) PHP
6 400 (11.67%) Java
7 396 (11.56%) T-SQL
8 232 (6.77%) VB
9 128 (3.74%) C++
10 105 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 97 (2.83%) PHP5
12 88 (2.57%) VB6
13 84 (2.45%) XAML
14 83 (2.42%) Objective-C
15 67 (1.96%) Python
16 61 (1.78%) VBA
17 60 (1.75%) C
18 50 (1.46%) Ruby
19 44 (1.28%) ActionScript
20 37 (1.08%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 421 (12.28%) Degree
2 94 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 50 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.28%) MCSD
6 28 (0.82%) Sun Certification
7 17 (0.50%) OCPJP
8 16 (0.47%) OCMJD
8 16 (0.47%) PhD
9 15 (0.44%) MCP
10 12 (0.35%) MCAD
11 10 (0.29%) MCTS
12 9 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.23%) MCITP
14 4 (0.12%) HND
15 3 (0.088%) OCP
15 3 (0.088%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.088%) MCSE
15 3 (0.088%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.088%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (1.63%) QA
2 18 (0.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.058%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.029%) TickIT
4 1 (0.029%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.058%) Squid
2 2 (0.058%) Samba
3 1 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.029%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (0.35%) Puppet
2 11 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.29%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.12%) Plesk
5 1 (0.029%) Ansible
5 1 (0.029%) MOM
Vendors
1 818 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 294 (8.58%) Oracle
3 120 (3.50%) Cognos
4 118 (3.44%) Zend
5 71 (2.07%) Adobe
6 70 (2.04%) Facebook
7 68 (1.98%) Google
8 54 (1.58%) Twitter
9 52 (1.52%) Business Objects
10 50 (1.46%) SAP
11 41 (1.20%) Apple
12 35 (1.02%) JBoss
13 29 (0.85%) Sun
13 29 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 28 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
15 26 (0.76%) AccuRev
15 26 (0.76%) Sencha
16 24 (0.70%) Appcelerator
17 22 (0.64%) Netezza
18 18 (0.53%) Informatica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiabe
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago