Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 954 1,163 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 24.16% 30.04% 20.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.97% 31.14% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1,093 933
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,900
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,821 3,735 4,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.46% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,783 3,116 3,472
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Birmingham

Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Developer in Birmingham

Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Birmingham

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 486 (50.94%) JavaScript
2 427 (44.76%) C#
3 389 (40.78%) SQL
4 345 (36.16%) HTML
5 336 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
6 329 (34.49%) CSS
7 319 (33.44%) .NET
8 264 (27.67%) Java
9 224 (23.48%) SQL Server
10 214 (22.43%) MVC
11 203 (21.28%) AngularJS
12 190 (19.92%) Microsoft
13 187 (19.60%) TDD
14 185 (19.39%) ASP.NET
15 149 (15.62%) Finance
16 142 (14.88%) PHP
17 135 (14.15%) jQuery
17 135 (14.15%) HTML5
18 131 (13.73%) Web Development
19 111 (11.64%) Spring
20 109 (11.43%) Git (software)
21 107 (11.22%) JSON
22 106 (11.11%) MySQL
23 102 (10.69%) Web Services
23 102 (10.69%) Scrum
23 102 (10.69%) Node.js
24 101 (10.59%) KnockoutJS
25 99 (10.38%) Degree
26 97 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
27 94 (9.85%) Twitter Bootstrap

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (4.40%) Apache
2 29 (3.04%) CMS
3 28 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.94%) WordPress
4 15 (1.57%) JBoss
5 13 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.26%) IIS
7 10 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.73%) Confluence
8 7 (0.73%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.31%) Drupal
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.21%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.10%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 13 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.31%) Moqups
5 2 (0.21%) GIMP
5 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (1.26%) Magento
5 6 (0.63%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.52%) Shopify
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
9 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (3.88%) SaaS
4 25 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (1.57%) Force.com
6 13 (1.36%) GitHub
7 9 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.94%) PaaS
8 8 (0.84%) Serverless
9 7 (0.73%) Office 365
10 6 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.63%) Zapier
11 5 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.42%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.31%) IaaS
13 3 (0.31%) npm
14 2 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.21%) Fastly
14 2 (0.21%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.57%) SSL
2 9 (0.94%) Skype
3 8 (0.84%) DNS
4 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.21%) HTTP
5 2 (0.21%) Internet
5 2 (0.21%) SMS
6 1 (0.10%) AMQP
6 1 (0.10%) Extranet
6 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 106 (11.11%) MySQL
3 84 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (8.18%) Relational Database
5 63 (6.60%) NoSQL
6 60 (6.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 60 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (4.61%) Big Data
8 37 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (3.56%) MongoDB
10 26 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
11 22 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (2.10%) Hazelcast
13 19 (1.99%) Power BI
13 19 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.94%) RDBMS
18 8 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 109 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 57 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (5.87%) Visual Studio
4 46 (4.82%) Subversion
5 35 (3.67%) Jasmine
6 34 (3.56%) JIRA
6 34 (3.56%) webpack
7 30 (3.14%) Jenkins
7 30 (3.14%) Karma Test Runner
7 30 (3.14%) Maven
7 30 (3.14%) PhantomJS
8 14 (1.47%) Bitbucket
8 14 (1.47%) JUnit
9 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.63%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.63%) GitLab
11 6 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.52%) Grunt
12 5 (0.52%) gulp
General
1 149 (15.62%) Finance
2 53 (5.56%) Advertising
2 53 (5.56%) Retail
3 49 (5.14%) Marketing
4 30 (3.14%) Legal
5 22 (2.31%) Automotive
5 22 (2.31%) Banking
6 16 (1.68%) Games
7 14 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.36%) Law
9 12 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.63%) Front Office
11 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.21%) Publishing
11 2 (0.21%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.10%) German Language
12 1 (0.10%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.10%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.10%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (36.16%) HTML
2 329 (34.49%) CSS
3 319 (33.44%) .NET
4 203 (21.28%) AngularJS
5 185 (19.39%) ASP.NET
6 135 (14.15%) HTML5
6 135 (14.15%) jQuery
7 111 (11.64%) Spring
8 107 (11.22%) JSON
9 102 (10.69%) Node.js
9 102 (10.69%) Web Services
10 101 (10.59%) KnockoutJS
11 94 (9.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 87 (9.12%) REST
13 85 (8.91%) React
13 85 (8.91%) RESTful
14 81 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 78 (8.18%) XML
16 68 (7.13%) CSS3
17 67 (7.02%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.86%) Greenfield Project
2 73 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.19%) User Experience
4 36 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.62%) Fintech
6 25 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (2.41%) Music Streaming
8 15 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.94%) Social Media
11 5 (0.52%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.42%) Replication
13 3 (0.31%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.31%) FMCG
13 3 (0.31%) iPhone
13 3 (0.31%) Mobile Games
13 3 (0.31%) Tandem
13 3 (0.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 82 (8.60%) Linux
2 28 (2.94%) Windows
3 12 (1.26%) Android
4 11 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.15%) Unix
5 3 (0.31%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.21%) CentOS
6 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.21%) VMS
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (22.43%) MVC
3 187 (19.60%) TDD
4 131 (13.73%) Web Development
5 102 (10.69%) Scrum
6 86 (9.01%) Front End Development
7 82 (8.60%) OO
8 80 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
9 73 (7.65%) Software Engineering
10 71 (7.44%) Mentoring
11 70 (7.34%) BDD
12 58 (6.08%) Microservices
13 57 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (5.45%) OOP
15 51 (5.35%) Analytics
16 50 (5.24%) ETL
17 43 (4.51%) E-Commerce
18 42 (4.40%) Unit Testing
19 41 (4.30%) DevOps
20 40 (4.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 486 (50.94%) JavaScript
2 427 (44.76%) C#
3 389 (40.78%) SQL
4 264 (27.67%) Java
5 142 (14.88%) PHP
6 60 (6.29%) T-SQL
7 46 (4.82%) C++
8 36 (3.77%) Python
9 35 (3.67%) Java 8
10 31 (3.25%) TypeScript
11 29 (3.04%) VB.NET
12 22 (2.31%) Apex Code
13 21 (2.20%) C
14 19 (1.99%) VB
15 17 (1.78%) Scala
16 16 (1.68%) X++
17 15 (1.57%) Ruby
18 13 (1.36%) PL/SQL
19 11 (1.15%) Perl
20 6 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (10.38%) Degree
2 38 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.20%) PhD
4 19 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.42%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.31%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.31%) MCPD
9 2 (0.21%) CIPD
9 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.10%) ACCA
10 1 (0.10%) CIMA
10 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) ISEB
10 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.10%) MCSD
10 1 (0.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.31%) QA
2 9 (0.94%) ISO 9001
2 9 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.21%) GCP
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) GDPR
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (3.25%) Docker
2 9 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.21%) HDFS
4 2 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.94%) Terraform
4 4 (0.42%) Ansible
5 3 (0.31%) Ambari
5 3 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.31%) logstash
6 2 (0.21%) cPanel
6 2 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
6 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.10%) Mesos
7 1 (0.10%) Packer
7 1 (0.10%) Puppet
7 1 (0.10%) rkt
Vendors
1 190 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.61%) Oracle
3 39 (4.09%) Xamarin
4 25 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (1.89%) Adobe
6 15 (1.57%) Zend
7 13 (1.36%) Google
8 9 (0.94%) LexisNexis
8 9 (0.94%) SAP
9 8 (0.84%) Tableau
10 6 (0.63%) Apple
10 6 (0.63%) Zuora
11 5 (0.52%) Capita
11 5 (0.52%) Sencha
11 5 (0.52%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.52%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.42%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.42%) Sybase
12 4 (0.42%) UiPath
13 3 (0.31%) Sage