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

Location
3 months to
30 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 1664 1385 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.40% 25.77% 29.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.80% 27.04% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1254 1316
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 £24,000 £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
5402 5122 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.46% 95.29% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4538 4344 3941
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 30 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 30 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 +1 535 £37,500 +7.14% 67
Staffordshire +1 312 £35,000 +7.69% 48
Warwickshire 0 225 £40,000 +14.28% 34
Worcestershire 0 148 £33,500 -9.45% 21
Coventry 0 127 £37,500 - 26
Solihull 0 106 £37,500 +4.16% 18
Wolverhampton 0 36 £33,500 +21.81% 11
Shropshire +11 30 £38,750 +10.71% 13
Herefordshire 0 21 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Walsall +1 20 £37,500 -3.22% 5
Sutton Coldfield -1 7 £35,000 +4.47% 3
West Bromwich -2 5 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Dudley -6 2 £36,250 +45.00%
Halesowen 0 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 1820 (53.23%) .NET
2 1646 (48.14%) C#
3 1493 (43.67%) SQL Server
4 1456 (42.59%) HTML
5 1440 (42.12%) SQL
6 1285 (37.58%) CSS
7 1266 (37.03%) JavaScript
8 1198 (35.04%) ASP.NET
9 959 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
10 815 (23.84%) MVC
11 814 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 797 (23.31%) jQuery
13 671 (19.63%) VB.NET
14 547 (16.00%) HTML5
15 485 (14.19%) PHP
16 462 (13.51%) Web Services
17 447 (13.07%) XML
18 420 (12.28%) .NET Framework
19 418 (12.23%) Degree
19 418 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 402 (11.76%) MS Excel
21 397 (11.61%) T-SQL
22 391 (11.44%) Java
23 386 (11.29%) TDD
24 378 (11.06%) OO
25 371 (10.85%) Windows
26 361 (10.56%) Ajax
27 355 (10.38%) Scrum
28 354 (10.35%) MySQL
29 345 (10.09%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 275 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 153 (4.47%) CMS
3 121 (3.54%) WordPress
4 110 (3.22%) Apache
4 110 (3.22%) IIS
5 90 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 87 (2.54%) Node.js
7 56 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 47 (1.37%) Drupal
9 45 (1.32%) Umbraco
10 35 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 33 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (0.67%) GlassFish
12 23 (0.67%) Joomla!
12 23 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
13 16 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.44%) SAS
14 15 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
15 13 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 10 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 402 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 104 (3.04%) Photoshop
3 75 (2.19%) MS Office
4 27 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.18%) FastStats
8 4 (0.12%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.058%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.058%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.029%) InDesign
10 1 (0.029%) GIMP
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 114 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (2.16%) Magento
3 59 (1.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 30 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
5 29 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.35%) WebTrends
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.26%) Agresso
10 9 (0.26%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (0.23%) SAP R/3
12 7 (0.20%) Summit
13 5 (0.15%) SAP MM
14 4 (0.12%) SAP WM
14 4 (0.12%) e-Work
14 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 4 (0.12%) SAP BPC
14 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.49%) SaaS
2 33 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (0.76%) Office 365
4 21 (0.61%) GitHub
5 8 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.058%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.058%) Trello
8 1 (0.029%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 109 (3.19%) Internet
2 43 (1.26%) Intranet
3 35 (1.02%) DNS
4 33 (0.97%) HTTP
5 26 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 23 (0.67%) SSL
7 14 (0.41%) FTP
8 13 (0.38%) SSH
9 10 (0.29%) Firewall
9 10 (0.29%) LDAP
10 8 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.20%) ATM
12 5 (0.15%) SAN
13 4 (0.12%) DHCP
13 4 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
14 3 (0.088%) iBeacon
14 3 (0.088%) VoIP
14 3 (0.088%) Extranet
15 2 (0.058%) PBX
15 2 (0.058%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1493 (43.67%) SQL Server
2 418 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 354 (10.35%) MySQL
4 290 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 265 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 189 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
7 166 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 151 (4.42%) Relational Database
9 136 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 118 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 83 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
12 79 (2.31%) Oracle Database
13 65 (1.90%) OLAP
14 58 (1.70%) Data Mart
15 57 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
16 51 (1.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 48 (1.40%) RDBMS
18 45 (1.32%) NoSQL
19 35 (1.02%) QlikView
20 32 (0.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 265 (7.75%) Visual Studio
2 227 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 203 (5.94%) Subversion
4 155 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 77 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 76 (2.22%) JIRA
7 48 (1.40%) NUnit
8 43 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
9 42 (1.23%) Ant
9 42 (1.23%) Xcode
10 38 (1.11%) Jenkins
11 34 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
12 33 (0.97%) Moq
13 32 (0.94%) MSTest
14 28 (0.82%) Toad
15 25 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 20 (0.58%) Hudson
17 19 (0.56%) ReSharper
18 16 (0.47%) Maven
19 15 (0.44%) Phing
General
1 264 (7.72%) Finance
2 164 (4.80%) Retail
3 109 (3.19%) Marketing
4 95 (2.78%) Automotive
5 86 (2.52%) Games
6 68 (1.99%) Advertising
7 57 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 48 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 40 (1.17%) Legal
10 35 (1.02%) Law
11 31 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (0.56%) Billing
13 17 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 17 (0.50%) Banking
14 6 (0.18%) Publishing
14 6 (0.18%) Back Office
15 4 (0.12%) Electronics
15 4 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.088%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1820 (53.23%) .NET
2 1456 (42.59%) HTML
3 1285 (37.58%) CSS
4 1198 (35.04%) ASP.NET
5 797 (23.31%) jQuery
6 547 (16.00%) HTML5
7 462 (13.51%) Web Services
8 447 (13.07%) XML
9 420 (12.28%) .NET Framework
10 361 (10.56%) Ajax
11 335 (9.80%) CSS3
12 325 (9.51%) WCF
13 267 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 229 (6.70%) WPF
15 169 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 168 (4.91%) WinForms
17 149 (4.36%) LINQ
18 142 (4.15%) JSON
19 135 (3.95%) AngularJS
20 115 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 206 (6.03%) Computer Science
2 164 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 140 (4.09%) Mobile App
4 102 (2.98%) User Experience
5 100 (2.92%) N-Tier
6 97 (2.84%) Open Source
7 89 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 75 (2.19%) Mathematics
9 60 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 44 (1.29%) Social Media
11 34 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
12 32 (0.94%) Animation
13 31 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 30 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 24 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
16 22 (0.64%) W3C
16 22 (0.64%) Blackberry
17 21 (0.61%) Physics
18 20 (0.58%) Management Information System
19 19 (0.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 371 (10.85%) Windows
2 198 (5.79%) Linux
3 130 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 127 (3.71%) Android
5 96 (2.81%) UNIX
6 48 (1.40%) Windows 8
7 24 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 24 (0.70%) CentOS
8 17 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
9 15 (0.44%) Fedora
10 12 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.29%) 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 Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 959 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
2 815 (23.84%) MVC
3 386 (11.29%) TDD
4 378 (11.06%) OO
5 355 (10.38%) Scrum
6 345 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
7 327 (9.56%) Web Development
8 249 (7.28%) Software Engineering
9 229 (6.70%) E-Commerce
10 206 (6.03%) CRM
11 197 (5.76%) Unit Testing
12 192 (5.62%) Mentoring
13 181 (5.29%) OOP
14 173 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
15 159 (4.65%) ETL
16 135 (3.95%) BDD
17 115 (3.36%) SOA
18 104 (3.04%) SEO
19 100 (2.92%) iOS Development
20 95 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1646 (48.14%) C#
2 1440 (42.12%) SQL
3 1266 (37.03%) JavaScript
4 671 (19.63%) VB.NET
5 485 (14.19%) PHP
6 397 (11.61%) T-SQL
7 391 (11.44%) Java
8 233 (6.81%) VB
9 121 (3.54%) C++
10 105 (3.07%) PL/SQL
11 101 (2.95%) PHP5
12 86 (2.52%) VB6
13 84 (2.46%) XAML
14 83 (2.43%) Objective-C
15 62 (1.81%) Python
16 58 (1.70%) VBA
17 52 (1.52%) C
17 52 (1.52%) Ruby
18 42 (1.23%) ActionScript
19 36 (1.05%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 418 (12.23%) Degree
2 100 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 48 (1.40%) MCSD
6 28 (0.82%) Sun Certification
7 18 (0.53%) OCPJP
7 18 (0.53%) MCP
8 17 (0.50%) OCMJD
9 15 (0.44%) MCTS
9 15 (0.44%) MCAD
10 14 (0.41%) PhD
11 9 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (0.23%) MCITP
13 5 (0.15%) HND
14 4 (0.12%) MCPD
15 3 (0.088%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.088%) OCP
15 3 (0.088%) Oracle Certification
16 2 (0.058%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (1.58%) 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%) Samba
2 2 (0.058%) Squid
3 1 (0.029%) Xen
3 1 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.029%) Firmware
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%) MOM
5 1 (0.029%) Ansible
Vendors
1 814 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 290 (8.48%) Oracle
3 124 (3.63%) Zend
4 118 (3.45%) Cognos
5 72 (2.11%) Adobe
6 71 (2.08%) Facebook
7 69 (2.02%) Google
8 59 (1.73%) Twitter
9 54 (1.58%) Business Objects
10 49 (1.43%) SAP
11 39 (1.14%) Apple
12 32 (0.94%) JBoss
13 29 (0.85%) Sun
14 28 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
14 28 (0.82%) Sitecore
15 26 (0.76%) AccuRev
15 26 (0.76%) Sencha
16 24 (0.70%) Appcelerator
17 23 (0.67%) Netezza
18 18 (0.53%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Co-operative Web
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum £30K
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benfits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 12 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago