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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1513 1454 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.29% 29.24% 29.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.36% 30.24% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1336 1095
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
5529 4808 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.06% 96.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4182 3315
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +1 462 £40,000 +6.66% 90
Warwickshire 0 289 £40,000 - 41
Staffordshire +3 249 £37,500 +1.35% 46
Coventry 0 189 £40,500 +1.25% 36
Worcestershire 0 80 £35,000 +2.94% 20
Solihull +1 65 £39,250 +12.14% 11
Shropshire -1 38 £37,500 +15.38% 28
Walsall -5 25 £40,250 +7.33% 2
West Bromwich - 19 £47,500 - 1
Dudley +3 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wolverhampton -2 16 £28,500 -17.39% 4
Sutton Coldfield -5 11 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Herefordshire -5 5 £42,500 +16.43% 3
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1367 (45.23%) .NET
2 1280 (42.36%) C#
3 1263 (41.79%) SQL
4 1262 (41.76%) JavaScript
5 1146 (37.92%) HTML
6 1069 (35.37%) CSS
7 1058 (35.01%) SQL Server
8 1014 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
9 944 (31.24%) MVC
10 921 (30.48%) ASP.NET
11 723 (23.92%) jQuery
12 560 (18.53%) HTML5
13 509 (16.84%) Java
14 507 (16.78%) Microsoft
15 461 (15.25%) TDD
16 424 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 422 (13.96%) OO
18 418 (13.83%) AngularJS
19 396 (13.10%) T-SQL
20 390 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
21 389 (12.87%) PHP
22 387 (12.81%) Web Services
23 386 (12.77%) Git (software)
24 384 (12.71%) XML
25 371 (12.28%) Finance
26 367 (12.14%) MySQL
27 350 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 348 (11.52%) Scrum
29 329 (10.89%) WCF
30 325 (10.75%) Degree

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 157 (5.20%) Node.js
2 105 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 86 (2.85%) Apache
4 75 (2.48%) CMS
5 72 (2.38%) JBoss
6 60 (1.99%) IIS
7 57 (1.89%) GlassFish
8 46 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 44 (1.46%) WordPress
10 39 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
11 32 (1.06%) nginx
11 32 (1.06%) WildFly
12 29 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
13 28 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 26 (0.86%) OpenEdge
15 24 (0.79%) Confluence
15 24 (0.79%) Drupal
16 23 (0.76%) Tomcat
17 19 (0.63%) Apache Spark
18 17 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 177 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 82 (2.71%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.69%) MS Office
4 12 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.23%) HipChat
7 4 (0.13%) InDesign
8 2 (0.066%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.033%) GIMP
9 1 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 61 (2.02%) Magento
2 29 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.69%) SAP HR
4 19 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.50%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
8 10 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
8 10 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 10 (0.33%) SAP BPC
8 10 (0.33%) Visualfiles
9 9 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 8 (0.26%) SAP FI-AP
10 8 (0.26%) SAP MM
10 8 (0.26%) SAP SD
11 6 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.13%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 103 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (2.71%) SaaS
3 56 (1.85%) GitHub
4 43 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (0.96%) Office 365
6 27 (0.89%) Google Analytics
7 20 (0.66%) IaaS
7 20 (0.66%) PaaS
8 12 (0.40%) Bluemix
8 12 (0.40%) Heroku
9 6 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.20%) Force.com
10 3 (0.099%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.066%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.033%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.033%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.95%) Internet
2 19 (0.63%) HTTP
3 17 (0.56%) Intranet
4 15 (0.50%) Network Security
4 15 (0.50%) Skype
5 14 (0.46%) Kerberos
6 9 (0.30%) Extranet
6 9 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.23%) Broadband
7 7 (0.23%) SSL
8 6 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.13%) 2G
9 4 (0.13%) 3G
10 3 (0.099%) DAB
10 3 (0.099%) Firewall
11 2 (0.066%) DNS
11 2 (0.066%) FTP
12 1 (0.033%) DHCP
12 1 (0.033%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.033%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1058 (35.01%) SQL Server
2 367 (12.14%) MySQL
3 350 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 306 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 210 (6.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 205 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
7 150 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 143 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 141 (4.67%) NoSQL
10 131 (4.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 128 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
12 104 (3.44%) BusinessObjects
13 90 (2.98%) MongoDB
14 88 (2.91%) QlikView
15 82 (2.71%) Data Mart
16 78 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 77 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
18 63 (2.08%) Big Data
19 61 (2.02%) Oracle Database
20 56 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 386 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 235 (7.78%) Visual Studio
3 208 (6.88%) Subversion
4 128 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 113 (3.74%) Jenkins
6 87 (2.88%) Hudson
7 83 (2.75%) JUnit
8 58 (1.92%) NUnit
9 57 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 53 (1.75%) RSpec
11 47 (1.56%) Selenium
12 42 (1.39%) JIRA
13 40 (1.32%) Moq
14 38 (1.26%) Mercurial
15 34 (1.13%) Eclipse
16 33 (1.09%) MSTest
16 33 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
17 31 (1.03%) JBehave
17 31 (1.03%) TeamCity
18 29 (0.96%) WATIR
General
1 371 (12.28%) Finance
2 162 (5.36%) Games
3 136 (4.50%) Marketing
4 123 (4.07%) Retail
5 102 (3.38%) Billing
6 53 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 49 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.09%) Advertising
9 30 (0.99%) Banking
10 26 (0.86%) Legal
11 24 (0.79%) Local Government
12 20 (0.66%) Back Office
13 19 (0.63%) Automotive
14 18 (0.60%) Law
15 8 (0.26%) Publishing
16 5 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.17%) Electronics
16 5 (0.17%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.17%) Military
16 5 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1367 (45.23%) .NET
2 1146 (37.92%) HTML
3 1069 (35.37%) CSS
4 921 (30.48%) ASP.NET
5 723 (23.92%) jQuery
6 560 (18.53%) HTML5
7 424 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 418 (13.83%) AngularJS
9 387 (12.81%) Web Services
10 384 (12.71%) XML
11 329 (10.89%) WCF
12 323 (10.69%) CSS3
13 302 (9.99%) .NET Framework
14 273 (9.03%) RESTful
15 231 (7.64%) Spring
16 226 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 212 (7.02%) Ajax
18 196 (6.49%) WPF
19 176 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
20 175 (5.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 149 (4.93%) Computer Science
2 139 (4.60%) User Experience
3 137 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 133 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 94 (3.11%) Mathematics
6 59 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 55 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
8 40 (1.32%) Social Media
9 35 (1.16%) BBC
10 34 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 29 (0.96%) Visualisation
12 25 (0.83%) Smart Meter
13 22 (0.73%) N-Tier
14 20 (0.66%) CUDA
15 18 (0.60%) W3C
16 17 (0.56%) Algorithms
16 17 (0.56%) iPhone
17 15 (0.50%) Data Conversion
17 15 (0.50%) Equities
18 14 (0.46%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 248 (8.21%) Linux
2 230 (7.61%) Windows
3 122 (4.04%) Android
4 105 (3.47%) Unix
5 90 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 31 (1.03%) Debian
7 31 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.066%) Solaris
14 1 (0.033%) AIX
14 1 (0.033%) CentOS
14 1 (0.033%) SUSE
14 1 (0.033%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1014 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 944 (31.24%) MVC
3 461 (15.25%) TDD
4 422 (13.96%) OO
5 390 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
6 348 (11.52%) Scrum
7 270 (8.93%) Web Development
8 262 (8.67%) Software Engineering
9 238 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
10 230 (7.61%) Unit Testing
11 212 (7.02%) OOP
12 207 (6.85%) Mentoring
13 206 (6.82%) Front End Development
14 178 (5.89%) BDD
15 163 (5.39%) SOA
16 162 (5.36%) ETL
17 161 (5.33%) Web Application Development
18 159 (5.26%) E-Commerce
19 149 (4.93%) SDLC
20 136 (4.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1280 (42.36%) C#
2 1263 (41.79%) SQL
3 1262 (41.76%) JavaScript
4 509 (16.84%) Java
5 396 (13.10%) T-SQL
6 389 (12.87%) PHP
7 273 (9.03%) VB.NET
8 183 (6.06%) C++
8 183 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 130 (4.30%) Ruby
10 97 (3.21%) C
10 97 (3.21%) VB
11 58 (1.92%) Python
12 49 (1.62%) Groovy
13 48 (1.59%) Scala
14 47 (1.56%) PHP 5
15 36 (1.19%) Objective-C
15 36 (1.19%) VB6
16 34 (1.13%) PowerShell
16 34 (1.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 325 (10.75%) Degree
2 68 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.26%) MCSD
5 28 (0.93%) MCTS
6 22 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.63%) MCP
8 16 (0.53%) MCAD
9 15 (0.50%) Sun Certification
10 12 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.36%) MCPD
12 5 (0.17%) HND
13 3 (0.099%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.099%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.066%) OCMJD
14 2 (0.066%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.066%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.033%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.033%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (2.51%) Data Quality
2 67 (2.22%) QA
3 13 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.20%) SLA
5 3 (0.099%) HL7
6 1 (0.033%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (1.42%) Docker
2 20 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.66%) Cygwin
3 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.099%) HDFS
5 2 (0.066%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (1.13%) Puppet
2 11 (0.36%) Rundeck
3 6 (0.20%) OpenView
4 4 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.033%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 507 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 323 (10.69%) Oracle
3 105 (3.47%) Google
4 94 (3.11%) SAP
5 79 (2.61%) Adobe
6 66 (2.18%) Tableau
7 58 (1.92%) Twitter
8 53 (1.75%) Zend
9 48 (1.59%) Facebook
10 43 (1.42%) Apple
10 43 (1.42%) IBM
11 36 (1.19%) Cognos
12 35 (1.16%) Sony
12 35 (1.16%) Yahoo!
13 34 (1.13%) Xamarin
14 23 (0.76%) Informatica
14 23 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (0.76%) Sitecore
15 19 (0.63%) Atlassian
16 18 (0.60%) Progress
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 1st Class Training Program
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago