The median annual salary for a Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 495 500 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.08% 21.35% 25.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.90% 22.35% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 455 478 421
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1774 2237 1662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.52% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1742 1406
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Birmingham

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 534 (53.78%) HTML
2 529 (53.27%) JavaScript
3 499 (50.25%) CSS
4 420 (42.30%) C#
5 413 (41.59%) .NET
6 328 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
7 319 (32.12%) MVC
8 284 (28.60%) ASP.NET
9 274 (27.59%) Web Development
10 268 (26.99%) SQL
11 258 (25.98%) SQL Server
12 229 (23.06%) Java
13 219 (22.05%) AngularJS
14 214 (21.55%) jQuery
15 205 (20.64%) PHP
16 204 (20.54%) HTML5
17 170 (17.12%) MySQL
18 155 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
19 152 (15.31%) Microsoft
20 147 (14.80%) TDD
21 135 (13.60%) Finance
22 132 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
23 122 (12.29%) Git (software)
24 114 (11.48%) Degree
25 105 (10.57%) OO
25 105 (10.57%) CSS3
26 104 (10.47%) Scrum
27 98 (9.87%) E-Commerce
28 95 (9.57%) Front End Development
29 85 (8.56%) Visual Studio

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 56 (5.64%) Apache
2 37 (3.73%) Apache Spark
2 37 (3.73%) WordPress
3 25 (2.52%) CMS
4 19 (1.91%) IIS
5 17 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.41%) nginx
7 11 (1.11%) Drupal
8 8 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.81%) OpenEdge
9 7 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.70%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.60%) JBoss
10 6 (0.60%) SAS
11 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.20%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 44 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.42%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.31%) MS Office
4 10 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Blender
Business Applications
1 41 (4.13%) SAP BPC
2 29 (2.92%) Magento
3 16 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.91%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.91%) Shopify
5 8 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.20%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.10%) SAP MII
10 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (1.81%) GitHub
3 18 (1.81%) SaaS
4 7 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.61%) HTTP
2 7 (0.70%) Internet
3 5 (0.50%) Broadband
3 5 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.10%) ATM
5 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.10%) Intranet
5 1 (0.10%) Skype
5 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (25.98%) SQL Server
2 170 (17.12%) MySQL
3 67 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (6.24%) NoSQL
5 49 (4.93%) Big Data
6 48 (4.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 45 (4.53%) SAP BW
8 44 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
9 42 (4.23%) MongoDB
10 41 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 40 (4.03%) Hadoop
12 32 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (3.02%) Relational Database
14 29 (2.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 26 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (1.81%) SAP HANA
18 15 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
19 14 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
20 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 122 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 85 (8.56%) Visual Studio
3 42 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (3.02%) JUnit
5 25 (2.52%) Subversion
6 24 (2.42%) Maven
7 21 (2.11%) gulp
8 19 (1.91%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.31%) Grunt
10 12 (1.21%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.01%) git-flow
12 10 (1.01%) Gradle
12 10 (1.01%) Mockito
13 9 (0.91%) DbUnit
13 9 (0.91%) jMock
13 9 (0.91%) SonarQube
13 9 (0.91%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.81%) NUnit
14 8 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 135 (13.60%) Finance
2 68 (6.85%) Marketing
3 52 (5.24%) Games
4 48 (4.83%) Banking
5 36 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.32%) Advertising
7 32 (3.22%) Retail
8 28 (2.82%) Automotive
9 16 (1.61%) Local Government
10 15 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.21%) Back Office
12 7 (0.70%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.50%) Electronics
13 5 (0.50%) Legal
14 3 (0.30%) Law
15 2 (0.20%) Billing
16 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (53.78%) HTML
2 499 (50.25%) CSS
3 413 (41.59%) .NET
4 284 (28.60%) ASP.NET
5 219 (22.05%) AngularJS
6 214 (21.55%) jQuery
7 204 (20.54%) HTML5
8 132 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 105 (10.57%) CSS3
10 78 (7.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 75 (7.55%) RESTful
12 73 (7.35%) .NET Framework
13 71 (7.15%) Web Services
14 67 (6.75%) J2EE
15 66 (6.65%) Node.js
16 64 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
17 63 (6.34%) REST
17 63 (6.34%) Spring
18 62 (6.24%) React
19 59 (5.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.24%) User Experience
2 51 (5.14%) Fintech
3 49 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.32%) Social Media
7 21 (2.11%) Online Games
8 19 (1.91%) Mobile Games
9 6 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.50%) NHS
11 4 (0.40%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.40%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.40%) iPad
12 3 (0.30%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.30%) mHealth
12 3 (0.30%) Social Network
13 2 (0.20%) Replication
14 1 (0.10%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 80 (8.06%) Linux
2 49 (4.93%) Android
3 48 (4.83%) Apple iOS
3 48 (4.83%) Windows
4 21 (2.11%) Unix
5 16 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.81%) Mac OS
6 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.10%) Solaris
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (32.12%) MVC
3 274 (27.59%) Web Development
4 155 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
5 147 (14.80%) TDD
6 105 (10.57%) OO
7 104 (10.47%) Scrum
8 98 (9.87%) E-Commerce
9 95 (9.57%) Front End Development
10 84 (8.46%) BDD
11 66 (6.65%) OOP
12 61 (6.14%) SDLC
13 57 (5.74%) Mentoring
14 53 (5.34%) Software Engineering
15 51 (5.14%) CRM
16 50 (5.04%) Data Management
17 47 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (4.43%) Mobile Development
19 37 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (3.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 529 (53.27%) JavaScript
2 420 (42.30%) C#
3 268 (26.99%) SQL
4 229 (23.06%) Java
5 205 (20.64%) PHP
6 71 (7.15%) VB.NET
7 54 (5.44%) T-SQL
8 37 (3.73%) C++
9 30 (3.02%) Python
10 28 (2.82%) Ruby
11 20 (2.01%) C
12 14 (1.41%) Objective-C
12 14 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.41%) XPath
13 8 (0.81%) ABAP
14 7 (0.70%) Scala
14 7 (0.70%) VB
15 5 (0.50%) R
15 5 (0.50%) SAPscript
15 5 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 114 (11.48%) Degree
2 20 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.20%) ISEB
4 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.10%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.82%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) PMO
3 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.31%) Docker
3 9 (0.91%) vSphere
4 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.10%) HDFS
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.20%) Plesk
2 2 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.10%) Graphite
3 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.10%) Oozie
3 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 152 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.64%) SAP
3 32 (3.22%) Oracle
4 24 (2.42%) Adobe
5 23 (2.32%) Zend
6 18 (1.81%) IBM
6 18 (1.81%) VMware
7 16 (1.61%) Xamarin
8 12 (1.21%) NEC
9 10 (1.01%) Google
10 9 (0.91%) Cognos
11 8 (0.81%) Tableau
11 8 (0.81%) Veeam
12 6 (0.60%) Progress
13 5 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.50%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.40%) Sage
15 2 (0.20%) Epicor
15 2 (0.20%) MicroStrategy
15 2 (0.20%) Sybase
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