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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1694 1743 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.12% 32.26% 29.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.89% 34.14% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 1543 1448
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 £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 536 £37,500 +7.14% 80
Warwickshire 0 308 £39,250 +4.66% 35
Staffordshire +1 229 £37,500 +6.38% 40
Coventry 0 217 £41,500 +10.66% 29
Worcestershire 0 142 £35,000 +1.44% 19
Solihull 0 85 £32,500 -18.75% 22
Shropshire +3 48 £35,000 -6.66% 18
Herefordshire +1 23 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Wolverhampton -3 23 £30,000 +1.69% 6
West Bromwich +21 15 £36,000 +26.31%
Walsall -1 12 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Dudley +2 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Sutton Coldfield +4 8 £36,250 +10.68% 1
Halesowen - 6 £27,500 - 4
Bilston - 2 £28,000 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1869 (56.89%) .NET
2 1753 (53.36%) C#
3 1569 (47.76%) HTML
4 1475 (44.90%) JavaScript
5 1359 (41.37%) CSS
6 1340 (40.79%) SQL Server
7 1266 (38.54%) SQL
8 1213 (36.93%) ASP.NET
9 1095 (33.33%) MVC
10 1069 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
11 972 (29.59%) jQuery
12 758 (23.07%) Microsoft
13 617 (18.78%) PHP
14 615 (18.72%) HTML5
15 533 (16.23%) MySQL
16 530 (16.13%) OO
17 510 (15.53%) TDD
18 491 (14.95%) VB.NET
19 470 (14.31%) XML
20 468 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
20 468 (14.25%) WCF
21 452 (13.76%) Java
22 434 (13.21%) Git (software)
23 392 (11.93%) Web Services
24 391 (11.90%) Degree
25 386 (11.75%) T-SQL
26 373 (11.35%) CSS3
27 365 (11.11%) .NET Framework
28 350 (10.65%) Software Engineering
29 314 (9.56%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 193 (5.88%) Node.js
2 169 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 152 (4.63%) CMS
4 112 (3.41%) IIS
5 111 (3.38%) Apache
6 94 (2.86%) WordPress
7 80 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
8 52 (1.58%) JBoss
9 48 (1.46%) Tomcat
10 45 (1.37%) Umbraco
11 44 (1.34%) WebSphere
12 39 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 37 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 22 (0.67%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.55%) Moodle
15 18 (0.55%) Drupal
15 18 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (0.46%) NetWeaver
17 14 (0.43%) Joomla!
18 11 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 273 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 91 (2.77%) Photoshop
3 42 (1.28%) MS Office
4 15 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.21%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.091%) GIMP
10 2 (0.061%) Simulink
10 2 (0.061%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.061%) SPSS
11 1 (0.030%) MS Project
11 1 (0.030%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.030%) InDesign
11 1 (0.030%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 50 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.22%) Magento
3 19 (0.58%) SAP BPC
4 14 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 9 (0.27%) SAP R/3
6 9 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.18%) SAP xRPM
9 3 (0.091%) Odoo
9 3 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.061%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.061%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.061%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.061%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.061%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.030%) JDE World
11 1 (0.030%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 83 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.13%) Office 365
4 36 (1.10%) SaaS
5 31 (0.94%) GitHub
6 28 (0.85%) Heroku
7 20 (0.61%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.40%) PaaS
9 8 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.12%) Trello
11 3 (0.091%) IaaS
12 2 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.030%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.62%) Internet
2 58 (1.77%) HTTP
3 22 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.33%) Broadband
4 11 (0.33%) SSL
4 11 (0.33%) Intranet
5 6 (0.18%) LAN
5 6 (0.18%) VoIP
5 6 (0.18%) WAN
6 4 (0.12%) DNS
6 4 (0.12%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.12%) Extranet
6 4 (0.12%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.091%) NAS
7 3 (0.091%) 4G
7 3 (0.091%) SAN
8 2 (0.061%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.061%) FTP
8 2 (0.061%) Modbus
8 2 (0.061%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1340 (40.79%) SQL Server
2 533 (16.23%) MySQL
3 279 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 234 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 190 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 181 (5.51%) Relational Database
7 160 (4.87%) NoSQL
8 121 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
9 120 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 115 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 89 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 73 (2.22%) RDBMS
13 71 (2.16%) MongoDB
14 61 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
15 47 (1.43%) Oracle Database
16 37 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
17 36 (1.10%) MS Access
18 31 (0.94%) Big Data
19 27 (0.82%) QlikView
20 26 (0.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 434 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 299 (9.10%) Visual Studio
3 217 (6.61%) Subversion
4 95 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 93 (2.83%) NUnit
6 64 (1.95%) Moq
7 62 (1.89%) MSTest
8 58 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
9 48 (1.46%) Ant
10 46 (1.40%) JIRA
11 38 (1.16%) Maven
12 36 (1.10%) JUnit
13 30 (0.91%) Jenkins
14 28 (0.85%) Hudson
15 27 (0.82%) Selenium
16 24 (0.73%) PHPUnit
17 18 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
18 15 (0.46%) Gradle
19 13 (0.40%) Jasmine
20 12 (0.37%) ReSharper
General
1 251 (7.64%) Finance
2 142 (4.32%) Retail
3 129 (3.93%) Marketing
4 121 (3.68%) Games
5 62 (1.89%) Advertising
6 45 (1.37%) Back Office
7 44 (1.34%) Automotive
8 33 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 32 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 31 (0.94%) Banking
11 27 (0.82%) Law
12 21 (0.64%) Billing
13 13 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.37%) Legal
15 11 (0.33%) Local Government
16 10 (0.30%) Electronics
17 9 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.27%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.18%) Publishing
19 5 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1869 (56.89%) .NET
2 1569 (47.76%) HTML
3 1359 (41.37%) CSS
4 1213 (36.93%) ASP.NET
5 972 (29.59%) jQuery
6 615 (18.72%) HTML5
7 470 (14.31%) XML
8 468 (14.25%) WCF
8 468 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 392 (11.93%) Web Services
10 373 (11.35%) CSS3
11 365 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 274 (8.34%) AngularJS
13 231 (7.03%) Ajax
14 229 (6.97%) RESTful
15 202 (6.15%) WPF
16 181 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
17 159 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 156 (4.75%) JSON
19 150 (4.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 248 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 148 (4.51%) Mobile App
2 148 (4.51%) User Experience
3 125 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 55 (1.67%) Social Media
7 54 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
8 43 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 36 (1.10%) W3C
10 34 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 30 (0.91%) iPhone
12 27 (0.82%) BBC
13 26 (0.79%) NHS
13 26 (0.79%) Social Network
14 25 (0.76%) iPad
15 19 (0.58%) New Media
16 17 (0.52%) Algorithms
17 16 (0.49%) Visualisation
17 16 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 269 (8.19%) Linux
2 266 (8.10%) Windows
3 131 (3.99%) Android
4 118 (3.59%) UNIX
5 98 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 13 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.33%) Solaris
11 7 (0.21%) HPUX
12 6 (0.18%) CentOS
13 5 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.091%) AIX
15 3 (0.091%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.061%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.061%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1095 (33.33%) MVC
2 1069 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
3 530 (16.13%) OO
4 510 (15.53%) TDD
5 350 (10.65%) Software Engineering
6 314 (9.56%) Scrum
7 307 (9.35%) Web Development
8 277 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
9 247 (7.52%) Web Application Development
10 240 (7.31%) E-Commerce
11 230 (7.00%) OOP
12 201 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
13 190 (5.78%) Unit Testing
14 188 (5.72%) BDD
15 152 (4.63%) CRM
16 151 (4.60%) SOA
17 143 (4.35%) Mentoring
18 132 (4.02%) SDLC
19 111 (3.38%) Mobile Development
20 102 (3.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1753 (53.36%) C#
2 1475 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 1266 (38.54%) SQL
4 617 (18.78%) PHP
5 491 (14.95%) VB.NET
6 452 (13.76%) Java
7 386 (11.75%) T-SQL
8 230 (7.00%) VB
9 142 (4.32%) Ruby
10 135 (4.11%) C++
11 84 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 78 (2.37%) VBA
13 75 (2.28%) Python
14 74 (2.25%) VB6
15 70 (2.13%) C
16 57 (1.74%) PHP5
17 43 (1.31%) VBScript
18 35 (1.07%) Objective-C
19 31 (0.94%) PowerShell
20 29 (0.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 391 (11.90%) Degree
2 54 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 29 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.70%) MCSD
6 20 (0.61%) MCP
7 14 (0.43%) MCAD
7 14 (0.43%) MCTS
8 8 (0.24%) Postgraduate
9 7 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.18%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.18%) HND
11 2 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.061%) Linux+ Certification
12 1 (0.030%) MCPD
12 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.030%) PhD
12 1 (0.030%) CCA
12 1 (0.030%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (1.74%) QA
2 14 (0.43%) SLA
3 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.091%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.061%) HL7
7 1 (0.030%) TickIT
7 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.33%) Docker
3 6 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.061%) vSphere
6 2 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (0.33%) Puppet
2 9 (0.27%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.18%) cPanel
5 3 (0.091%) Rundeck
5 3 (0.091%) Control-M
5 3 (0.091%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.091%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.061%) Nagios
6 2 (0.061%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.061%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.061%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.061%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (0.061%) Ansible
7 1 (0.030%) Plesk
7 1 (0.030%) MOM
Vendors
1 758 (23.07%) Microsoft
2 268 (8.16%) Oracle
3 106 (3.23%) Zend
4 76 (2.31%) Google
5 75 (2.28%) Business Objects
6 69 (2.10%) Apple
7 66 (2.01%) Adobe
8 58 (1.77%) SAP
9 56 (1.70%) Facebook
10 32 (0.97%) Cognos
11 29 (0.88%) Sony
12 28 (0.85%) IBM
13 27 (0.82%) Yahoo!
13 27 (0.82%) Twitter
14 26 (0.79%) Tableau
15 25 (0.76%) Xamarin
16 24 (0.73%) Rackspace
16 24 (0.73%) Telerik
17 20 (0.61%) Red Hat
18 19 (0.58%) Sitecore
Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, great company
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday