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

Location
3 months to
29 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 1582 1672 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.99% 31.68% 30.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.58% 33.33% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1463 1389
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
5009 5016 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 95.04% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4198 4246 4050
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,962 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 29 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 29 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 +1 481 £37,500 +7.14% 96
Warwickshire 0 306 £38,750 +3.33% 43
Staffordshire +1 254 £38,500 +5.47% 31
Coventry 0 196 £40,750 +5.84% 35
Worcestershire 0 112 £35,000 +6.06% 29
Solihull +1 81 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Shropshire +4 44 £40,000 +2.56% 5
Herefordshire +1 21 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Wolverhampton -3 18 £32,500 +8.33% 3
West Bromwich +17 12 £41,250 +17.85%
Sutton Coldfield +5 12 £37,500 - 2
Walsall -4 12 £35,000 +9.37% 5
Dudley -6 8 £41,250 +17.85% 4
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 - 2
Bilston - 2 £28,000 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 1805 (58.36%) .NET
2 1685 (54.48%) C#
3 1487 (48.08%) HTML
4 1393 (45.04%) JavaScript
5 1293 (41.80%) CSS
6 1283 (41.48%) SQL Server
7 1233 (39.86%) SQL
8 1162 (37.57%) ASP.NET
9 1046 (33.82%) MVC
10 984 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
11 946 (30.59%) jQuery
12 703 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 601 (19.43%) HTML5
14 590 (19.08%) PHP
15 511 (16.52%) VB.NET
16 507 (16.39%) OO
17 481 (15.55%) MySQL
18 480 (15.52%) TDD
19 443 (14.32%) WCF
20 435 (14.06%) XML
21 426 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
22 400 (12.93%) Java
23 394 (12.74%) .NET Framework
24 377 (12.19%) Git (software)
25 370 (11.96%) T-SQL
26 361 (11.67%) CSS3
27 348 (11.25%) Degree
28 347 (11.22%) Web Services
29 313 (10.12%) Software Engineering
30 306 (9.89%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (5.69%) Node.js
2 166 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 121 (3.91%) CMS
4 111 (3.59%) IIS
5 99 (3.20%) Apache
6 87 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
7 81 (2.62%) WordPress
8 46 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 46 (1.49%) JBoss
8 46 (1.49%) Umbraco
9 45 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 44 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 38 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.71%) Drupal
12 22 (0.71%) Moodle
13 19 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.58%) Joomla!
15 16 (0.52%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 261 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 87 (2.81%) Photoshop
3 47 (1.52%) MS Office
4 21 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.39%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.36%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.16%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.065%) SPSS
9 2 (0.065%) Simulink
9 2 (0.065%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.065%) InDesign
9 2 (0.065%) GIMP
9 2 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.032%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.032%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.23%) Magento
3 24 (0.78%) SAP BPC
4 14 (0.45%) SAP HR
4 14 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 12 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 8 (0.26%) SAP R/3
9 7 (0.23%) SAP xRPM
10 6 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.097%) Odoo
12 3 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (0.065%) Oracle Financials
13 2 (0.065%) SAP CRM
13 2 (0.065%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
13 2 (0.065%) SAP SRM
14 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 79 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (1.33%) SaaS
4 36 (1.16%) Office 365
5 27 (0.87%) GitHub
6 22 (0.71%) Heroku
7 19 (0.61%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.32%) PaaS
9 4 (0.13%) Trello
9 4 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.097%) IaaS
11 1 (0.032%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.032%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.49%) Internet
2 50 (1.62%) HTTP
3 30 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.48%) Broadband
5 12 (0.39%) LAN
5 12 (0.39%) WAN
6 11 (0.36%) SSL
7 8 (0.26%) Intranet
8 7 (0.23%) VoIP
9 4 (0.13%) Extranet
9 4 (0.13%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.097%) NAS
10 3 (0.097%) 4G
10 3 (0.097%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.097%) FTP
10 3 (0.097%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.097%) SAN
11 2 (0.065%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.065%) DNS
11 2 (0.065%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1283 (41.48%) SQL Server
2 481 (15.55%) MySQL
3 267 (8.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 254 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 203 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 175 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 132 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 129 (4.17%) NoSQL
9 115 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
10 110 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 92 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 74 (2.39%) RDBMS
13 61 (1.97%) MongoDB
14 59 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
15 41 (1.33%) Oracle Database
16 40 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
17 33 (1.07%) MS Access
18 29 (0.94%) QlikView
18 29 (0.94%) SAP BW
19 28 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 377 (12.19%) Git (software)
2 301 (9.73%) Visual Studio
3 188 (6.08%) Subversion
4 106 (3.43%) NUnit
5 100 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 71 (2.30%) MSTest
6 71 (2.30%) Moq
7 65 (2.10%) Rhino Mocks
8 48 (1.55%) JIRA
9 46 (1.49%) Ant
10 41 (1.33%) Maven
11 37 (1.20%) JUnit
12 29 (0.94%) Jenkins
13 25 (0.81%) Hudson
14 21 (0.68%) Selenium
14 21 (0.68%) ReSharper
15 20 (0.65%) PHPUnit
16 19 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
17 15 (0.48%) Gradle
18 14 (0.45%) Mercurial
General
1 201 (6.50%) Finance
2 127 (4.11%) Retail
3 106 (3.43%) Marketing
4 78 (2.52%) Games
5 64 (2.07%) Advertising
6 42 (1.36%) Back Office
7 40 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.23%) Automotive
9 31 (1.00%) Law
10 26 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.65%) Banking
12 16 (0.52%) Billing
13 15 (0.48%) Legal
14 12 (0.39%) Local Government
15 9 (0.29%) Electronics
16 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.26%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.13%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.13%) Music Industry
18 3 (0.097%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1805 (58.36%) .NET
2 1487 (48.08%) HTML
3 1293 (41.80%) CSS
4 1162 (37.57%) ASP.NET
5 946 (30.59%) jQuery
6 601 (19.43%) HTML5
7 443 (14.32%) WCF
8 435 (14.06%) XML
9 426 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 394 (12.74%) .NET Framework
11 361 (11.67%) CSS3
12 347 (11.22%) Web Services
13 247 (7.99%) Ajax
14 233 (7.53%) AngularJS
15 188 (6.08%) RESTful
16 182 (5.88%) WPF
17 163 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 161 (5.21%) JSON
19 160 (5.17%) Entity Framework
20 154 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 199 (6.43%) Computer Science
2 140 (4.53%) User Experience
3 133 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 132 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
7 50 (1.62%) Mathematics
8 43 (1.39%) N-Tier
9 42 (1.36%) Social Media
10 39 (1.26%) W3C
11 31 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 29 (0.94%) iPhone
13 26 (0.84%) Social Network
14 24 (0.78%) BBC
15 23 (0.74%) New Media
15 23 (0.74%) NHS
16 20 (0.65%) Management Information System
17 18 (0.58%) iPad
18 12 (0.39%) GIS
18 12 (0.39%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 269 (8.70%) Windows
2 244 (7.89%) Linux
3 129 (4.17%) Android
4 116 (3.75%) UNIX
5 88 (2.85%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.36%) Solaris
8 7 (0.23%) CentOS
8 7 (0.23%) HPUX
9 6 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.065%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.065%) AIX
12 2 (0.065%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.032%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1046 (33.82%) MVC
2 984 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
3 507 (16.39%) OO
4 480 (15.52%) TDD
5 313 (10.12%) Software Engineering
6 306 (9.89%) Scrum
7 284 (9.18%) Web Development
8 261 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
9 228 (7.37%) Web Application Development
10 220 (7.11%) E-Commerce
11 192 (6.21%) OOP
12 185 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
13 173 (5.59%) Unit Testing
14 150 (4.85%) BDD
15 145 (4.69%) CRM
16 134 (4.33%) Mentoring
16 134 (4.33%) SOA
17 126 (4.07%) SDLC
18 111 (3.59%) Mobile Development
19 110 (3.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1685 (54.48%) C#
2 1393 (45.04%) JavaScript
3 1233 (39.86%) SQL
4 590 (19.08%) PHP
5 511 (16.52%) VB.NET
6 400 (12.93%) Java
7 370 (11.96%) T-SQL
8 245 (7.92%) VB
9 126 (4.07%) Ruby
10 118 (3.82%) C++
11 92 (2.97%) PL/SQL
12 84 (2.72%) VB6
13 74 (2.39%) C
14 69 (2.23%) Python
15 67 (2.17%) VBA
16 55 (1.78%) PHP5
17 41 (1.33%) VBScript
18 34 (1.10%) ABAP
19 32 (1.03%) Objective-C
20 26 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 348 (11.25%) Degree
2 50 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 27 (0.87%) MCSD
5 22 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.65%) MCP
7 18 (0.58%) MCAD
7 18 (0.58%) MCTS
8 7 (0.23%) HND
9 5 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.065%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.065%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.065%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.065%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.032%) MCPD
11 1 (0.032%) OCPJWCD
11 1 (0.032%) CCA
11 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (1.45%) QA
2 12 (0.39%) SLA
3 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.065%) HL7
6 1 (0.032%) WAI
6 1 (0.032%) TickIT
System Software
1 24 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.48%) Docker
3 7 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.097%) vSphere
5 3 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (0.48%) Puppet
2 13 (0.42%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.097%) Control-M
5 2 (0.065%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.065%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.065%) Nagios
5 2 (0.065%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.065%) cPanel
5 2 (0.065%) Ansible
6 1 (0.032%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.032%) Plesk
Vendors
1 703 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 244 (7.89%) Oracle
3 100 (3.23%) Zend
4 66 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 65 (2.10%) Google
6 63 (2.04%) Adobe
7 59 (1.91%) SAP
8 57 (1.84%) Apple
9 54 (1.75%) Facebook
10 32 (1.03%) Cognos
10 32 (1.03%) Twitter
11 29 (0.94%) IBM
12 28 (0.91%) Tableau
13 27 (0.87%) Sony
14 24 (0.78%) Yahoo!
15 23 (0.74%) Telerik
16 21 (0.68%) Sitecore
17 20 (0.65%) Xamarin
18 19 (0.61%) Talend
18 19 (0.61%) Teradata
Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, dynamic environment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ISL
Posted: 8 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago