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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1444 1294 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.94% 29.95% 32.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.23% 31.72% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1157 1412
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 £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 452 £37,500 +7.14% 78
Warwickshire 0 257 £40,000 - 42
Staffordshire -2 182 £37,500 +7.14% 34
Coventry 0 170 £40,000 +14.28% 25
Worcestershire 0 88 £34,000 +5.42% 13
Solihull +5 83 £35,000 - 16
Shropshire +17 51 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Wolverhampton -3 33 £35,000 +1.44% 12
Herefordshire +11 18 £40,750 - 1
Walsall -3 17 £37,500 -0.66% 4
Dudley +3 12 £35,000 +2.18% 3
Sutton Coldfield +3 7 £40,000 +16.78% 2
Brierley Hill - 4 £26,250 - 2
Halesowen 0 3 £37,500 +11.94%
Stourbridge 0 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Kingswinford -1 1 - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1668 (54.39%) .NET
2 1528 (49.82%) C#
3 1494 (48.71%) HTML
4 1358 (44.28%) JavaScript
5 1322 (43.10%) SQL Server
6 1305 (42.55%) SQL
7 1293 (42.16%) CSS
8 1106 (36.06%) ASP.NET
9 1011 (32.96%) MVC
10 982 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
11 936 (30.52%) jQuery
12 678 (22.11%) Microsoft
13 619 (20.18%) HTML5
14 585 (19.07%) VB.NET
15 515 (16.79%) PHP
16 462 (15.06%) OO
17 431 (14.05%) .NET Framework
18 417 (13.60%) TDD
19 405 (13.21%) T-SQL
20 394 (12.85%) Scrum
21 391 (12.75%) XML
22 380 (12.39%) Java
23 368 (12.00%) CSS3
24 366 (11.93%) Ajax
25 356 (11.61%) MySQL
26 342 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
27 334 (10.89%) Web Services
28 315 (10.27%) Degree
29 313 (10.21%) Windows
30 303 (9.88%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 209 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 130 (4.24%) CMS
3 89 (2.90%) WordPress
4 87 (2.84%) IIS
5 79 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
6 70 (2.28%) Node.js
7 63 (2.05%) Apache
8 59 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 55 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 53 (1.73%) Tomcat
11 51 (1.66%) Drupal
12 45 (1.47%) JBoss
12 45 (1.47%) Umbraco
13 31 (1.01%) GlassFish
14 30 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
15 19 (0.62%) SAS
15 19 (0.62%) Joomla!
15 19 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (0.55%) Moodle
17 14 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 303 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 95 (3.10%) Photoshop
3 70 (2.28%) MS Office
4 24 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.23%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.098%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.065%) SPSS
7 2 (0.065%) InDesign
7 2 (0.065%) GIMP
7 2 (0.065%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 89 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.01%) Magento
3 26 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 17 (0.55%) SAP BPC
4 17 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.42%) SAP HR
7 12 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.23%) Line 500
10 5 (0.16%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.13%) Enfinity
11 4 (0.13%) SAP xRPM
12 3 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.098%) Agresso
12 3 (0.098%) Oracle Receivables
13 2 (0.065%) Summit
13 2 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.34%) SaaS
3 36 (1.17%) GitHub
4 33 (1.08%) Office 365
5 8 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.13%) Trello
8 3 (0.098%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.74%) Internet
2 31 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 30 (0.98%) HTTP
4 27 (0.88%) Intranet
5 14 (0.46%) Broadband
6 11 (0.36%) LAN
6 11 (0.36%) WAN
7 7 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.23%) FTP
8 6 (0.20%) LDAP
8 6 (0.20%) Firewall
8 6 (0.20%) DNS
8 6 (0.20%) SSL
9 3 (0.098%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.098%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.065%) DHCP
10 2 (0.065%) ATM
10 2 (0.065%) Extranet
10 2 (0.065%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.033%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1322 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 356 (11.61%) MySQL
3 301 (9.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 293 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 228 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 139 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
7 136 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 128 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 127 (4.14%) Relational Database
10 107 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 76 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
12 52 (1.70%) Data Mart
13 51 (1.66%) Oracle Database
14 45 (1.47%) RDBMS
15 43 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
15 43 (1.40%) NoSQL
16 33 (1.08%) MS Access
16 33 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
17 27 (0.88%) OLAP
17 27 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 266 (8.67%) Visual Studio
2 252 (8.22%) Git (software)
3 150 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 149 (4.86%) Subversion
5 89 (2.90%) NUnit
6 64 (2.09%) JIRA
6 64 (2.09%) MSTest
7 62 (2.02%) Moq
8 61 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
9 44 (1.43%) Jenkins
10 41 (1.34%) Eclipse
10 41 (1.34%) Ant
11 40 (1.30%) ReSharper
12 35 (1.14%) Xcode
13 27 (0.88%) JUnit
14 26 (0.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 23 (0.75%) Maven
16 22 (0.72%) Hudson
17 20 (0.65%) Grunt
18 19 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 223 (7.27%) Finance
2 136 (4.43%) Retail
3 99 (3.23%) Marketing
4 72 (2.35%) Advertising
5 65 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 52 (1.70%) Automotive
6 52 (1.70%) Games
7 28 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 25 (0.82%) Legal
9 19 (0.62%) Law
10 18 (0.59%) Back Office
11 17 (0.55%) Banking
12 11 (0.36%) Billing
13 7 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.16%) Publishing
15 4 (0.13%) Local Government
16 3 (0.098%) Electronics
17 2 (0.065%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.065%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.033%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1668 (54.39%) .NET
2 1494 (48.71%) HTML
3 1293 (42.16%) CSS
4 1106 (36.06%) ASP.NET
5 936 (30.52%) jQuery
6 619 (20.18%) HTML5
7 431 (14.05%) .NET Framework
8 391 (12.75%) XML
9 368 (12.00%) CSS3
10 366 (11.93%) Ajax
11 342 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 334 (10.89%) Web Services
13 294 (9.59%) WCF
14 253 (8.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 209 (6.81%) AngularJS
16 195 (6.36%) JSON
17 177 (5.77%) WPF
18 171 (5.58%) KnockoutJS
19 153 (4.99%) LINQ
20 120 (3.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 153 (4.99%) Computer Science
2 147 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (4.60%) User Experience
4 112 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 95 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
6 87 (2.84%) Open Source
7 64 (2.09%) Inversion of Control
8 53 (1.73%) N-Tier
9 49 (1.60%) Mathematics
10 39 (1.27%) W3C
11 34 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 29 (0.95%) Social Media
13 27 (0.88%) iPhone
14 25 (0.82%) Blackberry
15 24 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 23 (0.75%) Data Structures
17 20 (0.65%) Visualisation
17 20 (0.65%) Client/Server
18 19 (0.62%) Smartcard
18 19 (0.62%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 313 (10.21%) Windows
2 201 (6.55%) Linux
3 131 (4.27%) Android
4 117 (3.81%) UNIX
5 105 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.30%) Windows 8
7 25 (0.82%) CentOS
8 19 (0.62%) Fedora
9 13 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.065%) Solaris
13 2 (0.065%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.065%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.065%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1011 (32.96%) MVC
2 982 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (15.06%) OO
4 417 (13.60%) TDD
5 394 (12.85%) Scrum
6 285 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
7 260 (8.48%) Software Engineering
8 259 (8.44%) Web Development
9 208 (6.78%) E-Commerce
10 203 (6.62%) OOP
11 182 (5.93%) CRM
12 161 (5.25%) Responsive Web Design
13 156 (5.09%) Mentoring
14 152 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
15 134 (4.37%) Unit Testing
16 126 (4.11%) ETL
17 122 (3.98%) Web Application Development
18 112 (3.65%) OO PHP
19 110 (3.59%) BDD
20 96 (3.13%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1528 (49.82%) C#
2 1358 (44.28%) JavaScript
3 1305 (42.55%) SQL
4 585 (19.07%) VB.NET
5 515 (16.79%) PHP
6 405 (13.21%) T-SQL
7 380 (12.39%) Java
8 234 (7.63%) VB
9 128 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 99 (3.23%) PHP5
11 91 (2.97%) VB6
12 87 (2.84%) C++
13 67 (2.18%) Ruby
14 64 (2.09%) Objective-C
15 56 (1.83%) ActionScript
15 56 (1.83%) VBA
16 53 (1.73%) XAML
17 44 (1.43%) ActionScript 3.0
18 42 (1.37%) Python
19 37 (1.21%) C
Qualifications
1 315 (10.27%) Degree
2 97 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 48 (1.57%) MCSD
6 36 (1.17%) MCTS
7 31 (1.01%) MCP
8 26 (0.85%) MCAD
9 9 (0.29%) OCPJP
9 9 (0.29%) OCMJD
9 9 (0.29%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.23%) HND
11 5 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (0.13%) MCPD
13 3 (0.098%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.065%) HNC
14 2 (0.065%) Linux+ Certification
15 1 (0.033%) OCPJWCD
15 1 (0.033%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.21%) QA
2 12 (0.39%) SLA
3 3 (0.098%) WAI
4 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (0.42%) Docker
2 8 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.098%) vSphere
4 3 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (0.65%) Vagrant
2 19 (0.62%) Puppet
3 11 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.065%) Ansible
4 2 (0.065%) Control-M
5 1 (0.033%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.033%) Nagios
5 1 (0.033%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.033%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 678 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 233 (7.60%) Oracle
3 112 (3.65%) Zend
4 64 (2.09%) Adobe
5 58 (1.89%) Twitter
6 55 (1.79%) Business Objects
7 54 (1.76%) Facebook
8 48 (1.57%) Google
9 47 (1.53%) SAP
10 44 (1.43%) Cognos
11 33 (1.08%) Apple
12 31 (1.01%) Sitecore
13 25 (0.82%) Red Hat
13 25 (0.82%) Appcelerator
14 22 (0.72%) Sencha
15 20 (0.65%) VMware
16 18 (0.59%) Tableau
17 17 (0.55%) Informatica
18 14 (0.46%) Progress
18 14 (0.46%) Sony
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
thecitysecret Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £32000 per annum + Benefits (Salary dep on exp)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: Market related
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic+Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago