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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1450 1178 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.63% 28.79% 28.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.18% 30.38% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1011 1210
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
4651 3877 4387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 94.75% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4011 3153 3749
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +1 434 £36,500 +4.28% 96
Warwickshire 0 256 £42,000 +6.32% 57
Staffordshire -1 203 £37,000 +5.71% 53
Coventry 0 162 £40,000 +6.66% 31
Worcestershire 0 107 £34,250 +7.03% 19
Solihull 0 76 £37,500 - 25
Shropshire +9 56 £35,000 - 7
Wolverhampton -2 29 £32,500 -5.79% 7
Herefordshire +6 25 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Walsall -3 22 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Sutton Coldfield +5 13 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Dudley 0 10 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Halesowen 0 4 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Brierley Hill - 4 £26,250 - 2
Kingswinford -1 1 - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1737 (56.95%) .NET
2 1591 (52.16%) C#
3 1497 (49.08%) HTML
4 1401 (45.93%) JavaScript
5 1296 (42.49%) SQL
6 1286 (42.16%) CSS
7 1284 (42.10%) SQL Server
8 1185 (38.85%) ASP.NET
9 1031 (33.80%) MVC
10 969 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
11 953 (31.25%) jQuery
12 691 (22.66%) Microsoft
13 623 (20.43%) HTML5
14 582 (19.08%) VB.NET
15 554 (18.16%) PHP
16 511 (16.75%) OO
17 432 (14.16%) TDD
18 427 (14.00%) .NET Framework
19 406 (13.31%) T-SQL
20 404 (13.25%) MySQL
21 387 (12.69%) XML
22 384 (12.59%) CSS3
23 381 (12.49%) ASP.NET MVC
24 367 (12.03%) Java
25 357 (11.70%) Scrum
26 354 (11.61%) WCF
27 343 (11.25%) Ajax
28 331 (10.85%) Web Services
29 328 (10.75%) Degree
30 309 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 202 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 141 (4.62%) CMS
3 113 (3.70%) Node.js
4 103 (3.38%) IIS
5 96 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
6 95 (3.11%) WordPress
7 81 (2.66%) Apache
8 68 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 66 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 50 (1.64%) Drupal
10 50 (1.64%) Tomcat
11 49 (1.61%) Umbraco
12 47 (1.54%) JBoss
13 29 (0.95%) GlassFish
13 29 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
14 26 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
15 22 (0.72%) Moodle
16 19 (0.62%) Joomla!
17 15 (0.49%) WebSphere
18 14 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 300 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 86 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 65 (2.13%) MS Office
4 18 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.066%) Simulink
7 2 (0.066%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.066%) GIMP
7 2 (0.066%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.066%) InDesign
7 2 (0.066%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.066%) SPSS
8 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 76 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.31%) Magento
3 24 (0.79%) SAP BPC
4 20 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 16 (0.52%) SAP HR
5 16 (0.52%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.23%) Line 500
10 6 (0.20%) SAP R/3
11 5 (0.16%) SAP xRPM
12 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.13%) Enfinity
13 2 (0.066%) SAP CRM
13 2 (0.066%) SAP SRM
13 2 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (1.64%) SaaS
3 38 (1.25%) GitHub
4 34 (1.11%) Office 365
5 16 (0.52%) Heroku
6 14 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.23%) PaaS
8 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.066%) Trello
11 1 (0.033%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.66%) Internet
2 28 (0.92%) HTTP
3 25 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.69%) Intranet
5 15 (0.49%) Broadband
6 12 (0.39%) LAN
6 12 (0.39%) WAN
7 5 (0.16%) FTP
7 5 (0.16%) DNS
8 4 (0.13%) Extranet
8 4 (0.13%) VoIP
8 4 (0.13%) SSL
9 3 (0.098%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.098%) 4G
9 3 (0.098%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.098%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.066%) NAS
10 2 (0.066%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.066%) DHCP
10 2 (0.066%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1284 (42.10%) SQL Server
2 404 (13.25%) MySQL
3 309 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 290 (9.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 217 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 149 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 144 (4.72%) Relational Database
8 131 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
9 127 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 70 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
12 69 (2.26%) NoSQL
13 53 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 48 (1.57%) Oracle Database
15 45 (1.48%) Data Mart
16 39 (1.28%) MongoDB
17 34 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
17 34 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
18 28 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
19 27 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 283 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 278 (9.11%) Visual Studio
3 143 (4.69%) Subversion
4 139 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 96 (3.15%) NUnit
6 60 (1.97%) MSTest
7 59 (1.93%) Rhino Mocks
7 59 (1.93%) Moq
8 51 (1.67%) JIRA
9 39 (1.28%) ReSharper
10 36 (1.18%) JUnit
10 36 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 25 (0.82%) Ant
12 24 (0.79%) Eclipse
13 23 (0.75%) Maven
14 22 (0.72%) Xcode
15 21 (0.69%) Hudson
16 20 (0.66%) Grunt
17 16 (0.52%) Selenium
18 15 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 218 (7.15%) Finance
2 116 (3.80%) Retail
3 106 (3.48%) Marketing
4 72 (2.36%) Advertising
5 58 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 51 (1.67%) Automotive
7 49 (1.61%) Games
8 34 (1.11%) Back Office
9 22 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.62%) Banking
11 13 (0.43%) Local Government
12 12 (0.39%) Law
13 11 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.33%) Billing
14 10 (0.33%) Legal
15 6 (0.20%) Publishing
16 5 (0.16%) Electronics
17 2 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.066%) Front Office
17 2 (0.066%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1737 (56.95%) .NET
2 1497 (49.08%) HTML
3 1286 (42.16%) CSS
4 1185 (38.85%) ASP.NET
5 953 (31.25%) jQuery
6 623 (20.43%) HTML5
7 427 (14.00%) .NET Framework
8 387 (12.69%) XML
9 384 (12.59%) CSS3
10 381 (12.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 354 (11.61%) WCF
12 343 (11.25%) Ajax
13 331 (10.85%) Web Services
14 242 (7.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 198 (6.49%) JSON
16 182 (5.97%) AngularJS
17 176 (5.77%) WPF
18 164 (5.38%) KnockoutJS
19 147 (4.82%) LINQ
20 127 (4.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 146 (4.79%) Computer Science
2 135 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 133 (4.36%) User Experience
4 119 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 93 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 84 (2.75%) Open Source
7 58 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
8 52 (1.70%) N-Tier
9 44 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 42 (1.38%) iPhone
11 37 (1.21%) W3C
12 31 (1.02%) Management Information System
13 26 (0.85%) iPad
14 24 (0.79%) New Media
15 23 (0.75%) Social Media
16 20 (0.66%) Data Structures
17 18 (0.59%) Client/Server
18 17 (0.56%) NHS
18 17 (0.56%) Equities
19 16 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 292 (9.57%) Windows
2 222 (7.28%) Linux
3 134 (4.39%) Android
4 114 (3.74%) UNIX
5 93 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 22 (0.72%) CentOS
7 14 (0.46%) Fedora
8 13 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.16%) Solaris
12 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.098%) AIX
14 2 (0.066%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.066%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.033%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1031 (33.80%) MVC
2 969 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (16.75%) OO
4 432 (14.16%) TDD
5 357 (11.70%) Scrum
6 282 (9.25%) Software Engineering
7 265 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
8 259 (8.49%) Web Development
9 213 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 209 (6.85%) OOP
11 185 (6.07%) CRM
12 154 (5.05%) Web Application Development
13 153 (5.02%) Responsive Web Design
13 153 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
14 151 (4.95%) Unit Testing
15 132 (4.33%) Mentoring
16 114 (3.74%) OO PHP
17 109 (3.57%) ETL
18 107 (3.51%) BDD
19 99 (3.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1591 (52.16%) C#
2 1401 (45.93%) JavaScript
3 1296 (42.49%) SQL
4 582 (19.08%) VB.NET
5 554 (18.16%) PHP
6 406 (13.31%) T-SQL
7 367 (12.03%) Java
8 249 (8.16%) VB
9 115 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 96 (3.15%) PHP5
11 95 (3.11%) VB6
12 88 (2.89%) Ruby
13 87 (2.85%) C++
14 64 (2.10%) VBA
15 57 (1.87%) Python
16 47 (1.54%) C
17 41 (1.34%) ActionScript
17 41 (1.34%) Objective-C
18 35 (1.15%) XAML
18 35 (1.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 328 (10.75%) Degree
2 123 (4.03%) VCP4
3 100 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 47 (1.54%) MCSD
6 42 (1.38%) MCTS
7 38 (1.25%) MCP
8 30 (0.98%) MCAD
9 29 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.26%) HND
11 7 (0.23%) Sun Certification
11 7 (0.23%) OCPJP
11 7 (0.23%) OCMJD
12 6 (0.20%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (0.13%) MCPD
15 2 (0.066%) Linux+ Certification
15 2 (0.066%) HNC
16 1 (0.033%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.033%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (1.31%) QA
2 12 (0.39%) SLA
3 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.098%) WAI
5 2 (0.066%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.033%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (0.49%) Docker
2 13 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.098%) vSphere
5 3 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (0.52%) Puppet
2 15 (0.49%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.098%) Ansible
4 3 (0.098%) Control-M
5 2 (0.066%) Nagios
5 2 (0.066%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.066%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.066%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.033%) cPanel
Vendors
1 691 (22.66%) Microsoft
2 226 (7.41%) Oracle
3 105 (3.44%) Zend
4 57 (1.87%) Business Objects
5 54 (1.77%) Adobe
6 49 (1.61%) SAP
7 44 (1.44%) Apple
8 43 (1.41%) Facebook
9 42 (1.38%) Twitter
10 40 (1.31%) Google
11 39 (1.28%) Cognos
12 33 (1.08%) Sitecore
13 22 (0.72%) Red Hat
14 20 (0.66%) Tableau
15 19 (0.62%) Sony
16 16 (0.52%) VMware
17 15 (0.49%) Teradata
17 15 (0.49%) Yahoo!
18 14 (0.46%) Talend
19 13 (0.43%) Telerik
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, global clients
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Company Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £300000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to £42,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + healthcare & excellent training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago