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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1715 1428 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.45% 26.17% 28.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.96% 27.63% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1295 1257
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 524 £37,500 +0.67% 68
Staffordshire 0 334 £35,000 - 25
Warwickshire 0 212 £37,500 +15.38% 20
Worcestershire 0 151 £35,000 +1.44% 13
Coventry +1 130 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Solihull 0 125 £40,000 +8.84% 14
Wolverhampton +1 47 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Shropshire +7 32 £35,325 +0.92% 5
Herefordshire +1 22 £31,500 -16.00% 4
Walsall +1 17 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Sutton Coldfield -1 4 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Dudley 0 2 £37,500 -16.66%
West Bromwich -3 2 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1843 (54.75%) .NET
2 1634 (48.54%) C#
3 1445 (42.93%) SQL
3 1445 (42.93%) SQL Server
4 1362 (40.46%) HTML
5 1214 (36.07%) ASP.NET
6 1208 (35.89%) CSS
7 1188 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 800 (23.77%) Microsoft
9 757 (22.49%) MVC
10 752 (22.34%) jQuery
11 646 (19.19%) VB.NET
12 520 (15.45%) HTML5
13 490 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
14 458 (13.61%) XML
15 455 (13.52%) Web Services
16 448 (13.31%) PHP
17 421 (12.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 418 (12.42%) .NET Framework
19 414 (12.30%) Degree
20 409 (12.15%) Java
21 391 (11.62%) TDD
22 389 (11.56%) T-SQL
22 389 (11.56%) MS Excel
23 369 (10.96%) Windows
24 345 (10.25%) Web Development
25 342 (10.16%) MySQL
25 342 (10.16%) OO
26 334 (9.92%) Ajax
27 333 (9.89%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 263 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 146 (4.34%) CMS
3 113 (3.36%) Apache
3 113 (3.36%) IIS
4 110 (3.27%) WordPress
5 98 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 98 (2.91%) Node.js
6 47 (1.40%) Umbraco
7 41 (1.22%) Drupal
7 41 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
8 32 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 26 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 24 (0.71%) GlassFish
11 23 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.65%) Joomla!
13 19 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
14 17 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
16 13 (0.39%) SAS
17 9 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 389 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 109 (3.24%) Photoshop
3 65 (1.93%) MS Office
4 23 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (0.56%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.18%) FastStats
7 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.12%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.030%) GIMP
9 1 (0.030%) InDesign
9 1 (0.030%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 116 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (2.26%) Magento
3 59 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 30 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
5 25 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.36%) WebTrends
9 11 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
10 10 (0.30%) SAP R/3
11 9 (0.27%) Agresso
12 7 (0.21%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.21%) Summit
12 7 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.15%) SAP MM
14 4 (0.12%) SAP WM
14 4 (0.12%) e-Work
14 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
14 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.49%) SaaS
2 27 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (0.62%) Office 365
5 16 (0.48%) GitHub
6 12 (0.36%) ElastiCache
6 12 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 12 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.059%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.030%) Heroku
9 1 (0.030%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 107 (3.18%) Internet
2 41 (1.22%) Intranet
3 37 (1.10%) HTTP
4 34 (1.01%) DNS
5 29 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 26 (0.77%) SSL
7 16 (0.48%) FTP
8 14 (0.42%) Extranet
9 13 (0.39%) SSH
10 10 (0.30%) Firewall
10 10 (0.30%) LDAP
11 8 (0.24%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.21%) ATM
13 5 (0.15%) DHCP
13 5 (0.15%) SAN
14 4 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
15 3 (0.089%) iBeacon
15 3 (0.089%) VoIP
16 2 (0.059%) Broadband
16 2 (0.059%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1445 (42.93%) SQL Server
2 421 (12.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 342 (10.16%) MySQL
4 285 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 254 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 170 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
7 160 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 145 (4.31%) Relational Database
9 141 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 118 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 83 (2.47%) Oracle Database
12 76 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
13 66 (1.96%) OLAP
14 65 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
15 56 (1.66%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 51 (1.52%) NoSQL
17 46 (1.37%) MongoDB
17 46 (1.37%) Data Mart
18 45 (1.34%) RDBMS
19 42 (1.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 268 (7.96%) Visual Studio
2 210 (6.24%) Git (software)
3 192 (5.70%) Subversion
4 146 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 80 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 67 (1.99%) JIRA
7 47 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
8 45 (1.34%) NUnit
9 38 (1.13%) Ant
10 33 (0.98%) Xcode
11 31 (0.92%) Jenkins
12 28 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
13 27 (0.80%) Moq
14 24 (0.71%) MSTest
15 22 (0.65%) Toad
16 20 (0.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
17 19 (0.56%) Hudson
17 19 (0.56%) Maven
18 15 (0.45%) Selenium
19 13 (0.39%) ReSharper
General
1 269 (7.99%) Finance
2 161 (4.78%) Retail
3 101 (3.00%) Automotive
4 100 (2.97%) Marketing
5 84 (2.50%) Games
6 76 (2.26%) Advertising
7 61 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 45 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 43 (1.28%) Legal
10 41 (1.22%) Law
11 33 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 25 (0.74%) Banking
13 21 (0.62%) Billing
14 16 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.21%) Military
16 4 (0.12%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.12%) Electronics
17 3 (0.089%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.089%) Publishing
17 3 (0.089%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1843 (54.75%) .NET
2 1362 (40.46%) HTML
3 1214 (36.07%) ASP.NET
4 1208 (35.89%) CSS
5 752 (22.34%) jQuery
6 520 (15.45%) HTML5
7 458 (13.61%) XML
8 455 (13.52%) Web Services
9 418 (12.42%) .NET Framework
10 334 (9.92%) Ajax
11 326 (9.69%) WCF
12 321 (9.54%) CSS3
13 264 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 241 (7.16%) WPF
15 182 (5.41%) WinForms
16 159 (4.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 145 (4.31%) LINQ
18 129 (3.83%) JSON
19 114 (3.39%) AngularJS
20 113 (3.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 194 (5.76%) Computer Science
2 148 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 89 (2.64%) N-Tier
4 83 (2.47%) Open Source
5 78 (2.32%) Mathematics
6 77 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 56 (1.66%) Social Media
8 32 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 26 (0.77%) Artificial Intelligence
10 25 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
11 23 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 21 (0.62%) Blackberry
13 20 (0.59%) Animation
14 18 (0.53%) iPhone
15 16 (0.48%) Smartcard
16 15 (0.45%) Physics
17 14 (0.42%) iPad
18 12 (0.36%) E-Learning
19 9 (0.27%) Learning Management System
20 8 (0.24%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 369 (10.96%) Windows
2 197 (5.85%) Linux
3 125 (3.71%) Android
3 125 (3.71%) Apple iOS
4 99 (2.94%) UNIX
5 40 (1.19%) Windows 8
6 22 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
7 17 (0.51%) CentOS
7 17 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.36%) Windows Phone
9 11 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.30%) Fedora
10 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.089%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.089%) AIX
12 3 (0.089%) Solaris
12 3 (0.089%) Debian
12 3 (0.089%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (22.49%) MVC
2 490 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
3 391 (11.62%) TDD
4 345 (10.25%) Web Development
5 342 (10.16%) OO
6 333 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
7 328 (9.74%) Scrum
8 239 (7.10%) Software Engineering
9 232 (6.89%) E-Commerce
10 202 (6.00%) CRM
11 187 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 169 (5.02%) OOP
13 160 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
14 149 (4.43%) ETL
15 127 (3.77%) SOA
16 124 (3.68%) BDD
17 116 (3.45%) SEO
18 93 (2.76%) iOS Development
19 86 (2.55%) Multithreading
20 82 (2.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1634 (48.54%) C#
2 1445 (42.93%) SQL
3 1188 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 646 (19.19%) VB.NET
5 448 (13.31%) PHP
6 409 (12.15%) Java
7 389 (11.56%) T-SQL
8 214 (6.36%) VB
9 139 (4.13%) C++
10 103 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 87 (2.58%) XAML
12 86 (2.55%) PHP5
13 85 (2.53%) VB6
14 79 (2.35%) Objective-C
15 67 (1.99%) VBA
16 64 (1.90%) C
17 61 (1.81%) Python
18 51 (1.52%) Ruby
19 42 (1.25%) ActionScript
20 36 (1.07%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 414 (12.30%) Degree
2 88 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 82 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 39 (1.16%) MCSD
6 25 (0.74%) Sun Certification
7 17 (0.51%) PhD
8 14 (0.42%) OCPJP
9 13 (0.39%) OCMJD
9 13 (0.39%) MCP
10 9 (0.27%) MCAD
10 9 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (0.24%) MCITP
12 5 (0.15%) MCTS
13 4 (0.12%) HND
14 3 (0.089%) MCSE
14 3 (0.089%) OCP
14 3 (0.089%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.059%) MCPD
15 2 (0.059%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (1.72%) QA
2 17 (0.51%) SLA
3 3 (0.089%) TickIT
3 3 (0.089%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.059%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.059%) Samba
2 2 (0.059%) Squid
3 1 (0.030%) Xen
3 1 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (0.42%) Puppet
2 13 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.30%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.12%) Plesk
5 1 (0.030%) MOM
Vendors
1 800 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 289 (8.59%) Oracle
3 122 (3.62%) Cognos
4 112 (3.33%) Zend
5 73 (2.17%) Facebook
6 71 (2.11%) Google
7 66 (1.96%) Adobe
8 57 (1.69%) SAP
9 49 (1.46%) Apple
10 48 (1.43%) Business Objects
10 48 (1.43%) Twitter
11 37 (1.10%) JBoss
12 31 (0.92%) Sitecore
13 29 (0.86%) Sun
14 26 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
14 26 (0.77%) AccuRev
15 22 (0.65%) Netezza
16 21 (0.62%) Sencha
17 19 (0.56%) Appcelerator
17 19 (0.56%) Citrix
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Capita
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + shares, flexible, great bens
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits - pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits incl pension
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday