Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 861 1,115 1,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.56% 28.67% 23.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.32% 29.77% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1,027 1,046
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,300 £57,500 £57,500
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 3,541 3,746 4,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.32% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,573 3,013 3,441
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,050 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 407 (47.27%) JavaScript
2 380 (44.13%) C#
3 333 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
4 297 (34.49%) HTML
5 295 (34.26%) .NET
6 294 (34.15%) SQL
7 263 (30.55%) CSS
8 219 (25.44%) Java
9 194 (22.53%) AngularJS
10 193 (22.42%) Microsoft
11 188 (21.84%) MVC
12 174 (20.21%) SQL Server
13 162 (18.82%) TDD
14 146 (16.96%) Finance
15 143 (16.61%) Microsoft Azure
16 137 (15.91%) ASP.NET
17 128 (14.87%) HTML5
17 128 (14.87%) jQuery
18 127 (14.75%) Node.js
19 121 (14.05%) React
20 110 (12.78%) PHP
21 106 (12.31%) Scrum
22 101 (11.73%) Web Services
23 100 (11.61%) Web Development
24 96 (11.15%) Spring
25 91 (10.57%) Front End Development
26 82 (9.52%) MySQL
26 82 (9.52%) JSON
27 81 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
28 79 (9.18%) Degree

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 43 (4.99%) CMS
2 32 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 17 (1.97%) Anypoint
5 15 (1.74%) Mule
5 15 (1.74%) WordPress
6 14 (1.63%) Confluence
7 13 (1.51%) Apache
8 9 (1.05%) Joomla!
8 9 (1.05%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.81%) Drupal
9 7 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.70%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.70%) eZ Publish
10 6 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.58%) JBoss
12 4 (0.46%) IIS
13 3 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.46%) Maya
4 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) GIMP
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.46%) Magento
3 4 (0.46%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.23%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) Shopify
6 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 143 (16.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.44%) Serverless
4 18 (2.09%) SaaS
5 15 (1.74%) GitHub
6 14 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.63%) Office 365
7 10 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (1.05%) PaaS
9 8 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.81%) npm
11 4 (0.46%) IaaS
12 2 (0.23%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.23%) Fastly
12 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.23%) Stackdriver
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.12%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.28%) Skype
2 10 (1.16%) Internet
3 6 (0.70%) SSL
4 5 (0.58%) Intranet
4 5 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.35%) Broadband
6 2 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) ATM
7 1 (0.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 82 (9.52%) MySQL
3 71 (8.25%) NoSQL
4 65 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 59 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 30 (3.48%) Power BI
10 26 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (2.09%) Big Data
12 17 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.39%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 75 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 55 (6.39%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.34%) Visual Studio
4 39 (4.53%) Maven
5 38 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (3.60%) JIRA
7 25 (2.90%) Jasmine
8 20 (2.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 20 (2.32%) webpack
9 19 (2.21%) Subversion
10 17 (1.97%) PhantomJS
11 15 (1.74%) Selenium
12 14 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
13 13 (1.51%) JUnit
13 13 (1.51%) PHPUnit
14 11 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (1.28%) SonarQube
15 10 (1.16%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 146 (16.96%) Finance
2 68 (7.90%) Marketing
3 26 (3.02%) Retail
4 17 (1.97%) Automotive
5 16 (1.86%) Advertising
6 14 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 14 (1.63%) Games
7 10 (1.16%) Legal
8 9 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.58%) Publishing
11 4 (0.46%) Law
11 4 (0.46%) Local Government
12 3 (0.35%) Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Norwegian Language
13 1 (0.12%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (34.49%) HTML
2 295 (34.26%) .NET
3 263 (30.55%) CSS
4 194 (22.53%) AngularJS
5 137 (15.91%) ASP.NET
6 128 (14.87%) HTML5
6 128 (14.87%) jQuery
7 127 (14.75%) Node.js
8 121 (14.05%) React
9 101 (11.73%) Web Services
10 96 (11.15%) Spring
11 82 (9.52%) JSON
12 73 (8.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 72 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 72 (8.36%) CSS3
14 68 (7.90%) RESTful
15 64 (7.43%) KnockoutJS
16 54 (6.27%) Entity Framework
16 54 (6.27%) REST
17 51 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.11%) User Experience
4 37 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 19 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.86%) Fintech
9 13 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.16%) AS400
10 10 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.93%) iSeries
11 8 (0.93%) Social Media
12 6 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.70%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.58%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.58%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.58%) Replication
13 5 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 51 (5.92%) Linux
2 39 (4.53%) Windows
3 25 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 17 (1.97%) Android
5 8 (0.93%) Unix
6 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (21.84%) MVC
3 162 (18.82%) TDD
4 106 (12.31%) Scrum
5 100 (11.61%) Web Development
6 91 (10.57%) Front End Development
7 81 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (9.06%) Software Engineering
9 71 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
10 63 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 63 (7.32%) OO
11 62 (7.20%) Analytics
12 59 (6.85%) DevOps
13 52 (6.04%) OOP
14 51 (5.92%) Microservices
15 46 (5.34%) BDD
16 45 (5.23%) ETL
17 44 (5.11%) SDLC
17 44 (5.11%) Workflow
18 41 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 407 (47.27%) JavaScript
2 380 (44.13%) C#
3 294 (34.15%) SQL
4 219 (25.44%) Java
5 110 (12.78%) PHP
6 75 (8.71%) Python
7 39 (4.53%) C++
8 37 (4.30%) VB.NET
9 32 (3.72%) T-SQL
10 31 (3.60%) Java 8
10 31 (3.60%) Perl
11 30 (3.48%) TypeScript
12 18 (2.09%) VB
13 16 (1.86%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.16%) Scala
14 10 (1.16%) VBScript
15 9 (1.05%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 9 (1.05%) Ruby
16 8 (0.93%) RPG
16 8 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (9.18%) Degree
2 31 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.93%) MCPD
5 7 (0.81%) HND
5 7 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.70%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.46%) PhD
9 3 (0.35%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.12%) MCSD
10 1 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.02%) QA
2 7 (0.81%) GDPR
3 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (4.07%) Docker
2 5 (0.58%) Varnish
3 2 (0.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (3.14%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.86%) Puppet
4 6 (0.70%) Terraform
5 5 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.46%) Ansible
7 1 (0.12%) cPanel
7 1 (0.12%) Mesos
7 1 (0.12%) rkt
7 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 193 (22.42%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.48%) Oracle
2 30 (3.48%) Xamarin
3 18 (2.09%) Adobe
4 12 (1.39%) Atlassian
4 12 (1.39%) Google
5 11 (1.28%) SAP
5 11 (1.28%) UiPath
5 11 (1.28%) Zend
6 10 (1.16%) Apple
6 10 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
6 10 (1.16%) Tableau
7 8 (0.93%) JD Edwards
8 6 (0.70%) DevExpress
8 6 (0.70%) IBM
8 6 (0.70%) Sencha
9 5 (0.58%) Cognos
9 5 (0.58%) hybris
10 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.35%) Sitecore