Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1056 1093 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.41% 23.08% 26.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.49% 23.94% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1026 1041
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 567 (53.69%) JavaScript
2 514 (48.67%) HTML
3 491 (46.50%) CSS
4 369 (34.94%) C#
5 361 (34.19%) SQL
6 349 (33.05%) .NET
7 339 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
8 286 (27.08%) MVC
9 278 (26.33%) AngularJS
10 267 (25.28%) SQL Server
11 261 (24.72%) Java
12 251 (23.77%) PHP
13 221 (20.93%) jQuery
14 215 (20.36%) ASP.NET
15 196 (18.56%) Microsoft
16 192 (18.18%) Web Development
17 176 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 171 (16.19%) MySQL
19 164 (15.53%) HTML5
20 161 (15.25%) TDD
21 147 (13.92%) Finance
22 142 (13.45%) Node.js
23 139 (13.16%) Front End Development
24 130 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
25 125 (11.84%) RESTful
26 123 (11.65%) Scrum
27 122 (11.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 117 (11.08%) BDD
29 111 (10.51%) Linux
30 109 (10.32%) Spring

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 71 (6.72%) CMS
2 52 (4.92%) WordPress
3 36 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 35 (3.31%) Drupal
5 31 (2.94%) Apache
6 19 (1.80%) JBoss
7 15 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (1.33%) IIS
8 14 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.95%) nginx
11 7 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.66%) SAS
12 6 (0.57%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.38%) Mule
14 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (2.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 22 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 20 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.19%) InDesign
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.95%) Shopify
3 8 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.76%) Magento
4 7 (0.66%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.38%) Misys Equation
8 3 (0.28%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.095%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 90 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (4.26%) GitHub
4 39 (3.69%) npm
5 22 (2.08%) SaaS
6 15 (1.42%) Force.com
7 14 (1.33%) Office 365
8 12 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.95%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (0.76%) Firebase
11 7 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.28%) Serverless
14 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.095%) Amazon CloudSearch
15 1 (0.095%) G Suite
15 1 (0.095%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.61%) HTTP
2 8 (0.76%) ATM
2 8 (0.76%) Internet
2 8 (0.76%) Intranet
3 7 (0.66%) LDAP
4 5 (0.47%) CTI
5 4 (0.38%) Broadband
5 4 (0.38%) Skype
6 3 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.095%) AMQP
7 1 (0.095%) DNS
7 1 (0.095%) Firewall
7 1 (0.095%) FTP
7 1 (0.095%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.095%) Network Security
7 1 (0.095%) SAN
7 1 (0.095%) SMS
7 1 (0.095%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (25.28%) SQL Server
2 171 (16.19%) MySQL
3 81 (7.67%) NoSQL
4 73 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 49 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (4.36%) MongoDB
9 45 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (2.46%) Power BI
13 24 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (2.18%) Big Data
15 19 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
16 17 (1.61%) QlikView
17 13 (1.23%) Qlik Sense
17 13 (1.23%) RDBMS
18 12 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 176 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 65 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 58 (5.49%) gulp
4 52 (4.92%) JUnit
5 47 (4.45%) Visual Studio
6 44 (4.17%) webpack
7 41 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (3.03%) Maven
9 30 (2.84%) GitLab
9 30 (2.84%) JIRA
10 24 (2.27%) Grunt
11 18 (1.70%) PhantomJS
11 18 (1.70%) Subversion
12 16 (1.52%) Mocha
12 16 (1.52%) SpecFlow
12 16 (1.52%) TestNG
13 14 (1.33%) Selenium
14 13 (1.23%) Bitbucket
15 12 (1.14%) NUnit
16 11 (1.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 147 (13.92%) Finance
2 91 (8.62%) Marketing
3 72 (6.82%) Retail
4 57 (5.40%) Advertising
5 46 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.03%) Automotive
7 30 (2.84%) Electronics
7 30 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.56%) Banking
9 22 (2.08%) Legal
10 11 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.95%) Games
12 5 (0.47%) Local Government
13 4 (0.38%) Back Office
13 4 (0.38%) Law
13 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Publishing
15 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (48.67%) HTML
2 491 (46.50%) CSS
3 349 (33.05%) .NET
4 278 (26.33%) AngularJS
5 221 (20.93%) jQuery
6 215 (20.36%) ASP.NET
7 164 (15.53%) HTML5
8 142 (13.45%) Node.js
9 125 (11.84%) RESTful
10 122 (11.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 109 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 109 (10.32%) Spring
12 107 (10.13%) XML
13 106 (10.04%) REST
14 103 (9.75%) Web Services
15 84 (7.95%) React
16 78 (7.39%) Sass
17 74 (7.01%) Hibernate
17 74 (7.01%) Laravel
18 72 (6.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.56%) Mobile App
2 77 (7.29%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (6.34%) Computer Science
4 54 (5.11%) User Experience
5 45 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.37%) Fintech
7 22 (2.08%) Social Media
8 14 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (0.95%) NHS
11 9 (0.85%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.57%) Graphic Design
12 6 (0.57%) Social Network
13 5 (0.47%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.47%) BBC
13 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.38%) AS400
14 4 (0.38%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.38%) CMDB
14 4 (0.38%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 111 (10.51%) Linux
2 74 (7.01%) Android
3 67 (6.34%) Apple iOS
4 34 (3.22%) Windows
5 20 (1.89%) Unix
6 5 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.095%) AIX
9 1 (0.095%) Debian
9 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.095%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (27.08%) MVC
3 192 (18.18%) Web Development
4 161 (15.25%) TDD
5 139 (13.16%) Front End Development
6 130 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
7 123 (11.65%) Scrum
8 117 (11.08%) BDD
9 96 (9.09%) OO
10 77 (7.29%) SDLC
11 73 (6.91%) Software Engineering
12 71 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (6.63%) E-Commerce
14 63 (5.97%) Mentoring
15 62 (5.87%) Test Automation
16 60 (5.68%) Open Source
17 58 (5.49%) OOP
18 56 (5.30%) Mobile Application Development
19 50 (4.73%) ETL
20 48 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 567 (53.69%) JavaScript
2 369 (34.94%) C#
3 361 (34.19%) SQL
4 261 (24.72%) Java
5 251 (23.77%) PHP
6 71 (6.72%) T-SQL
7 68 (6.44%) C++
8 54 (5.11%) Python
9 52 (4.92%) C
10 48 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 41 (3.88%) XPath
12 29 (2.75%) Ruby
13 27 (2.56%) TypeScript
14 25 (2.37%) Apex Code
15 16 (1.52%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.33%) Perl
16 14 (1.33%) VBA
17 11 (1.04%) VB
18 10 (0.95%) PHP 7
19 9 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 106 (10.04%) Degree
2 38 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.76%) GNVQ
5 8 (0.76%) HND
5 8 (0.76%) MCSD
6 7 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.19%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.095%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.18%) QA
2 17 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (3.03%) Docker
2 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) HDFS
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.38%) Puppet
3 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.095%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.095%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 196 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 83 (7.86%) Oracle
3 32 (3.03%) Adobe
3 32 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (2.37%) ServiceNow
5 22 (2.08%) Xamarin
6 21 (1.99%) SAP
7 15 (1.42%) Tableau
8 12 (1.14%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.95%) Zend
10 9 (0.85%) Cognos
10 9 (0.85%) Informatica
11 8 (0.76%) Google
11 8 (0.76%) Talend
12 6 (0.57%) DevExpress
12 6 (0.57%) IBM
13 5 (0.47%) Citrix
13 5 (0.47%) Siebel
14 4 (0.38%) Misys
14 4 (0.38%) TIBCO