Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 851 1,037 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.94% 28.00% 20.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.66% 28.82% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 777 990 921
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +2.67%

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 3,597 3,598 4,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 97.16% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,593 2,890 3,376
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 437 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 347 (40.78%) SQL
3 340 (39.95%) HTML
4 333 (39.13%) C#
5 328 (38.54%) CSS
6 265 (31.14%) .NET
7 264 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
8 241 (28.32%) Java
9 209 (24.56%) SQL Server
10 179 (21.03%) PHP
11 175 (20.56%) MVC
12 157 (18.45%) ASP.NET
13 153 (17.98%) Microsoft
14 151 (17.74%) AngularJS
15 149 (17.51%) TDD
16 131 (15.39%) Web Development
17 126 (14.81%) HTML5
18 112 (13.16%) jQuery
19 107 (12.57%) MySQL
20 100 (11.75%) Spring
20 100 (11.75%) Git (software)
21 98 (11.52%) Finance
22 92 (10.81%) Linux
23 90 (10.58%) REST
23 90 (10.58%) Front End Development
24 86 (10.11%) Node.js
25 83 (9.75%) Web Services
26 82 (9.64%) Degree
27 81 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 81 (9.52%) Business Intelligence

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 (4.94%) Apache
1 42 (4.94%) WordPress
2 27 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.47%) CMS
4 15 (1.76%) JBoss
5 13 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.06%) IIS
8 8 (0.94%) Drupal
9 7 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.82%) Confluence
10 6 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.59%) OpenEdge
11 5 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.24%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.35%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.35%) Moqups
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 31 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (2.47%) Magento
3 15 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.82%) Shopify
5 6 (0.71%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
9 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (3.64%) SaaS
4 28 (3.29%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (2.35%) Force.com
6 16 (1.88%) GitHub
7 8 (0.94%) Office 365
8 6 (0.71%) Zapier
9 5 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.59%) Serverless
10 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.35%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.35%) npm
10 3 (0.35%) PaaS
11 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.24%) IaaS
11 2 (0.24%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.41%) SSL
2 8 (0.94%) DNS
3 3 (0.35%) Intranet
4 2 (0.24%) AMQP
4 2 (0.24%) Internet
4 2 (0.24%) SMS
4 2 (0.24%) SSH
5 1 (0.12%) Extranet
5 1 (0.12%) HTTP
5 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 107 (12.57%) MySQL
3 81 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (7.76%) Relational Database
5 63 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (5.76%) NoSQL
7 48 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (4.82%) Big Data
8 41 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 24 (2.82%) MongoDB
11 21 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (2.35%) Power BI
13 17 (2.00%) Hazelcast
14 15 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (0.94%) QlikView
18 7 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
19 6 (0.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 100 (11.75%) Git (software)
2 54 (6.35%) Visual Studio
3 48 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (4.94%) Subversion
5 29 (3.41%) JIRA
6 26 (3.06%) Jasmine
7 25 (2.94%) Maven
8 24 (2.82%) webpack
9 22 (2.59%) Karma Test Runner
9 22 (2.59%) PhantomJS
10 21 (2.47%) Jenkins
11 16 (1.88%) JUnit
12 10 (1.18%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.71%) GitLab
13 6 (0.71%) gulp
13 6 (0.71%) PHPUnit
13 6 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.59%) TestNG
15 4 (0.47%) Mockito
15 4 (0.47%) MorphX
General
1 98 (11.52%) Finance
2 57 (6.70%) Advertising
3 54 (6.35%) Retail
4 30 (3.53%) Marketing
5 26 (3.06%) Legal
6 20 (2.35%) Banking
7 17 (2.00%) Automotive
8 16 (1.88%) Games
9 13 (1.53%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.06%) Law
12 7 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.71%) Front Office
14 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (39.95%) HTML
2 328 (38.54%) CSS
3 265 (31.14%) .NET
4 157 (18.45%) ASP.NET
5 151 (17.74%) AngularJS
6 126 (14.81%) HTML5
7 112 (13.16%) jQuery
8 100 (11.75%) Spring
9 90 (10.58%) REST
10 86 (10.11%) Node.js
11 83 (9.75%) Web Services
12 79 (9.28%) JSON
12 79 (9.28%) RESTful
13 73 (8.58%) KnockoutJS
14 69 (8.11%) CSS3
15 68 (7.99%) XML
16 60 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 58 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
18 52 (6.11%) React
19 50 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.81%) Computer Science
2 66 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 39 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.47%) User Experience
6 28 (3.29%) Fintech
7 27 (3.17%) Music Streaming
8 17 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.29%) Social Media
12 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.59%) AS400
13 5 (0.59%) iSeries
14 4 (0.47%) Replication
15 3 (0.35%) Blog
15 3 (0.35%) Graphic Design
15 3 (0.35%) Mobile Games
15 3 (0.35%) Tandem
16 2 (0.24%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 92 (10.81%) Linux
2 13 (1.53%) Unix
3 12 (1.41%) Android
3 12 (1.41%) Windows
4 10 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.24%) CentOS
6 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.12%) VMS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (20.56%) MVC
3 149 (17.51%) TDD
4 131 (15.39%) Web Development
5 90 (10.58%) Front End Development
6 81 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 78 (9.17%) OO
8 72 (8.46%) Scrum
9 62 (7.29%) ETL
10 57 (6.70%) Software Engineering
11 55 (6.46%) BDD
12 53 (6.23%) Mentoring
12 53 (6.23%) OOP
13 46 (5.41%) E-Commerce
14 45 (5.29%) Microservices
15 42 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
16 41 (4.82%) CRM
17 40 (4.70%) SDLC
18 38 (4.47%) Web Application Development
19 35 (4.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 437 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 347 (40.78%) SQL
3 333 (39.13%) C#
4 241 (28.32%) Java
5 179 (21.03%) PHP
6 56 (6.58%) T-SQL
7 43 (5.05%) C++
8 29 (3.41%) Apex Code
9 27 (3.17%) C
9 27 (3.17%) Python
10 25 (2.94%) Java 8
11 24 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 20 (2.35%) TypeScript
13 16 (1.88%) X++
14 15 (1.76%) VB
15 13 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.53%) Scala
16 11 (1.29%) Ruby
17 9 (1.06%) VBA
18 7 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (9.64%) Degree
2 38 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.12%) PhD
4 14 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.24%) CIPD
7 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ACCA
8 1 (0.12%) CIMA
8 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.88%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (2.47%) Docker
2 8 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
1 4 (0.47%) Terraform
2 3 (0.35%) Ambari
2 3 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.35%) logstash
2 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.24%) cPanel
3 2 (0.24%) Galera Cluster
3 2 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 153 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.05%) Oracle
3 32 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (3.06%) Xamarin
5 14 (1.65%) Adobe
6 11 (1.29%) Zend
7 10 (1.18%) SAP
8 9 (1.06%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.06%) Tableau
9 6 (0.71%) Google
9 6 (0.71%) JD Edwards
9 6 (0.71%) LexisNexis
9 6 (0.71%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.71%) Zuora
10 5 (0.59%) Progress
10 5 (0.59%) Sybase
10 5 (0.59%) Telerik
11 3 (0.35%) Apple
11 3 (0.35%) Epicor
11 3 (0.35%) Sage