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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1603 1536 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.41% 29.70% 33.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.80% 31.14% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1398 1492
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
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
5379 4933 4659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.32% 95.38% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4765 4220 4061
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +1 486 £37,500 +7.14% 80
Warwickshire 0 296 £40,000 +6.66% 32
Staffordshire -1 253 £37,500 +15.38% 35
Coventry 0 165 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Worcestershire 0 115 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Solihull +3 90 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Wolverhampton +4 38 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Walsall -2 27 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Shropshire +6 23 £35,000 +27.27% 5
Herefordshire +9 16 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield 0 11 £33,000 -8.96% 2
Dudley -1 6 £35,000 +7.69%
West Bromwich +3 4 £43,000 +14.66%
Halesowen - 2 £40,000 -
Stourbridge -2 1 £40,000 +3.22%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1736 (52.83%) .NET
2 1579 (48.05%) C#
3 1559 (47.44%) HTML
4 1461 (44.46%) SQL Server
5 1383 (42.09%) SQL
6 1379 (41.97%) JavaScript
7 1363 (41.48%) CSS
8 1173 (35.70%) ASP.NET
9 977 (29.73%) MVC
10 971 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
11 928 (28.24%) jQuery
12 797 (24.25%) Microsoft
13 652 (19.84%) VB.NET
14 589 (17.92%) HTML5
15 523 (15.92%) PHP
16 447 (13.60%) .NET Framework
17 440 (13.39%) T-SQL
17 440 (13.39%) XML
18 438 (13.33%) OO
19 431 (13.12%) Web Services
20 402 (12.23%) Ajax
21 392 (11.93%) Scrum
22 387 (11.78%) TDD
23 379 (11.53%) MS Excel
24 376 (11.44%) MySQL
25 368 (11.20%) Java
26 360 (10.96%) Windows
27 357 (10.86%) CSS3
28 349 (10.62%) Degree
29 344 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 264 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 162 (4.93%) CMS
3 109 (3.32%) IIS
4 107 (3.26%) WordPress
5 90 (2.74%) Apache
6 68 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
7 64 (1.95%) Node.js
8 60 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 55 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 52 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 49 (1.49%) Drupal
12 47 (1.43%) Umbraco
13 36 (1.10%) JBoss
14 34 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
15 32 (0.97%) GlassFish
16 22 (0.67%) SAS
17 17 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
18 16 (0.49%) Joomla!
19 14 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
20 9 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 379 (11.53%) MS Excel
2 101 (3.07%) Photoshop
3 76 (2.31%) MS Office
4 19 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.091%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.061%) SPSS
8 2 (0.061%) InDesign
9 1 (0.030%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.030%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.030%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 108 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.46%) Magento
3 39 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 28 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.27%) Agresso
8 9 (0.27%) Line 500
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.18%) Summit
11 6 (0.18%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.15%) WebTrends
13 4 (0.12%) SAP HR
13 4 (0.12%) SAP MM
13 4 (0.12%) SAP WM
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (0.12%) Enfinity
Cloud Services
1 49 (1.49%) SaaS
2 37 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (0.97%) Office 365
4 30 (0.91%) GitHub
5 9 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.15%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.061%) Trello
8 1 (0.030%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.030%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 107 (3.26%) Internet
2 47 (1.43%) Intranet
3 30 (0.91%) DNS
4 24 (0.73%) HTTP
5 20 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.40%) SSL
7 11 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 10 (0.30%) Firewall
8 10 (0.30%) SSH
8 10 (0.30%) LDAP
9 9 (0.27%) FTP
10 7 (0.21%) Broadband
11 6 (0.18%) ATM
12 3 (0.091%) VoIP
12 3 (0.091%) SAN
12 3 (0.091%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.061%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (0.061%) DHCP
14 1 (0.030%) GSM
14 1 (0.030%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1461 (44.46%) SQL Server
2 376 (11.44%) MySQL
3 344 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 303 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 246 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 165 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
7 139 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 136 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 136 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 128 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 74 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
11 68 (2.07%) Oracle Database
12 61 (1.86%) OLAP
13 60 (1.83%) Data Mart
14 48 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
15 40 (1.22%) RDBMS
16 35 (1.07%) NoSQL
17 34 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
18 32 (0.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 32 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 276 (8.40%) Visual Studio
2 245 (7.46%) Git (software)
3 196 (5.96%) Subversion
4 162 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (2.04%) JIRA
6 64 (1.95%) Eclipse
7 59 (1.80%) NUnit
8 45 (1.37%) Xcode
8 45 (1.37%) MSTest
8 45 (1.37%) Moq
9 44 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
9 44 (1.34%) Ant
10 38 (1.16%) Jenkins
11 36 (1.10%) ReSharper
12 29 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 28 (0.85%) Toad
14 23 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (0.58%) Maven
15 19 (0.58%) Hudson
16 17 (0.52%) Grunt
General
1 253 (7.70%) Finance
2 139 (4.23%) Retail
3 117 (3.56%) Marketing
4 84 (2.56%) Advertising
5 79 (2.40%) Automotive
6 59 (1.80%) Games
7 57 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.07%) Legal
10 27 (0.82%) Law
11 21 (0.64%) Banking
12 12 (0.37%) Back Office
13 10 (0.30%) Billing
13 10 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.15%) Publishing
17 4 (0.12%) Electronics
18 3 (0.091%) Local Government
18 3 (0.091%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1736 (52.83%) .NET
2 1559 (47.44%) HTML
3 1363 (41.48%) CSS
4 1173 (35.70%) ASP.NET
5 928 (28.24%) jQuery
6 589 (17.92%) HTML5
7 447 (13.60%) .NET Framework
8 440 (13.39%) XML
9 431 (13.12%) Web Services
10 402 (12.23%) Ajax
11 357 (10.86%) CSS3
12 312 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 311 (9.46%) WCF
14 232 (7.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 220 (6.70%) WPF
16 193 (5.87%) JSON
17 186 (5.66%) AngularJS
18 160 (4.87%) LINQ
19 155 (4.72%) KnockoutJS
20 139 (4.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 175 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 152 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (3.68%) Mobile App
3 121 (3.68%) User Experience
4 102 (3.10%) Open Source
5 95 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 73 (2.22%) N-Tier
7 54 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 53 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 47 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
10 34 (1.03%) Social Media
11 31 (0.94%) W3C
11 31 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 31 (0.94%) Animation
12 30 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 26 (0.79%) Blackberry
14 24 (0.73%) iPhone
15 23 (0.70%) iPad
15 23 (0.70%) Client/Server
16 21 (0.64%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 360 (10.96%) Windows
2 223 (6.79%) Linux
3 124 (3.77%) Android
4 120 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 110 (3.35%) UNIX
6 53 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 28 (0.85%) CentOS
8 24 (0.73%) Fedora
8 24 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 11 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.091%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.091%) Debian
16 1 (0.030%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.030%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.030%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (29.73%) MVC
2 971 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (13.33%) OO
4 392 (11.93%) Scrum
5 387 (11.78%) TDD
6 321 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
7 303 (9.22%) Web Development
8 244 (7.43%) Software Engineering
9 237 (7.21%) E-Commerce
10 221 (6.73%) OOP
11 202 (6.15%) CRM
12 171 (5.20%) Mentoring
13 165 (5.02%) Unit Testing
14 158 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
15 153 (4.66%) ETL
16 147 (4.47%) Responsive Web Design
17 122 (3.71%) BDD
18 94 (2.86%) iOS Development
19 93 (2.83%) Web Application Development
20 87 (2.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1579 (48.05%) C#
2 1383 (42.09%) SQL
3 1379 (41.97%) JavaScript
4 652 (19.84%) VB.NET
5 523 (15.92%) PHP
6 440 (13.39%) T-SQL
7 368 (11.20%) Java
8 242 (7.36%) VB
9 124 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 123 (3.74%) PHP5
11 94 (2.86%) C++
12 86 (2.62%) VB6
13 78 (2.37%) Objective-C
14 71 (2.16%) XAML
15 60 (1.83%) VBA
16 55 (1.67%) Ruby
17 50 (1.52%) ActionScript
18 43 (1.31%) Python
19 42 (1.28%) C
20 38 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 349 (10.62%) Degree
2 117 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 58 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 56 (1.70%) MCSD
6 31 (0.94%) MCTS
7 30 (0.91%) MCP
8 21 (0.64%) MCAD
9 11 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 11 (0.33%) OCPJP
9 11 (0.33%) OCMJD
10 8 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.15%) MCPD
12 5 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.12%) HND
13 4 (0.12%) PhD
14 3 (0.091%) MCITP
15 2 (0.061%) HNC
16 1 (0.030%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (1.58%) QA
2 13 (0.40%) SLA
3 3 (0.091%) WAI
4 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.030%) Xen
2 1 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (0.43%) Puppet
2 12 (0.37%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.030%) Ansible
4 1 (0.030%) Plesk
Vendors
1 797 (24.25%) Microsoft
2 263 (8.00%) Oracle
3 126 (3.83%) Zend
4 73 (2.22%) Adobe
5 70 (2.13%) Google
6 68 (2.07%) Facebook
7 66 (2.01%) Twitter
8 63 (1.92%) Cognos
9 53 (1.61%) Business Objects
10 37 (1.13%) SAP
11 35 (1.07%) Apple
12 31 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
13 30 (0.91%) Sitecore
14 29 (0.88%) Sencha
15 28 (0.85%) Appcelerator
16 26 (0.79%) Red Hat
17 22 (0.67%) Informatica
18 17 (0.52%) Netezza
19 16 (0.49%) VMware
20 12 (0.37%) Sun
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £15000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £32k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,200 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday