Period
to 18 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 592 940 1,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.38% 23.93% 30.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.08% 24.73% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 559 860 1,082
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 2,808 3,801 3,682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.77% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,298 2,773 3,078
Birmingham median annual salary £46,873 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 214 (36.15%) JavaScript
2 210 (35.47%) C#
3 206 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (31.25%) .NET
5 174 (29.39%) SQL
6 152 (25.68%) Java
7 147 (24.83%) HTML
8 143 (24.16%) CSS
9 127 (21.45%) SQL Server
10 110 (18.58%) Web Services
11 105 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 97 (16.39%) ASP.NET
13 91 (15.37%) MVC
14 89 (15.03%) Microsoft
14 89 (15.03%) AngularJS
15 87 (14.70%) TDD
16 83 (14.02%) PHP
17 82 (13.85%) Web Development
18 79 (13.34%) Git (software)
19 72 (12.16%) Scrum
20 63 (10.64%) HTML5
21 62 (10.47%) Oracle
22 60 (10.14%) Spring
22 60 (10.14%) jQuery
23 59 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
23 59 (9.97%) Node.js
24 58 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
25 57 (9.63%) Mentoring
26 56 (9.46%) DevOps
26 56 (9.46%) Marketing

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 22 (3.72%) CMS
1 22 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.69%) Apache
4 9 (1.52%) Joomla!
4 9 (1.52%) WordPress
5 8 (1.35%) Drupal
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.84%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.68%) IIS
8 4 (0.68%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.34%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.34%) nginx
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (2.03%) S-PLUS
2 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.68%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.68%) Moqups
5 2 (0.34%) ArchiCAD
5 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.34%) MicroStation
5 2 (0.34%) Revit
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.03%) Magento
3 11 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.84%) Shopify
8 3 (0.51%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.34%) Infor CRM
10 1 (0.17%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 105 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (5.24%) Power Platform
4 29 (4.90%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (2.70%) SaaS
6 12 (2.03%) GitHub
7 8 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.35%) Office 365
8 6 (1.01%) Heroku
8 6 (1.01%) PaaS
9 5 (0.84%) Sage Pay
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.68%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.68%) Serverless
11 3 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.51%) npm
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.34%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.21%) Internet
2 7 (1.18%) HTTP
3 4 (0.68%) Intranet
3 4 (0.68%) Skype
4 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.34%) Extranet
6 1 (0.17%) AMQP
6 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) RTP
6 1 (0.17%) SNMP
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.29%) MySQL
3 47 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (5.24%) Oracle Database
6 27 (4.56%) Power BI
7 24 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (3.89%) Oracle Database 10g
9 22 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (3.72%) Relational Database
10 19 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (3.04%) QlikView
11 18 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (2.36%) NoSQL
12 14 (2.36%) Qlik Sense
13 12 (2.03%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.69%) GIS
15 9 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (13.34%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (5.57%) Visual Studio
3 22 (3.72%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (2.87%) JIRA
4 17 (2.87%) Subversion
5 13 (2.20%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.03%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (1.52%) JUnit
8 8 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.35%) gulp
9 7 (1.18%) Bower
9 7 (1.18%) Grunt
9 7 (1.18%) Maven
10 6 (1.01%) DbUnit
10 6 (1.01%) jMock
10 6 (1.01%) Mockito
10 6 (1.01%) Selenium
10 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (9.46%) Marketing
2 31 (5.24%) Finance
3 14 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.03%) Retail
5 10 (1.69%) Back Office
6 8 (1.35%) Banking
6 8 (1.35%) Legal
6 8 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.18%) Games
8 6 (1.01%) Advertising
9 3 (0.51%) Billing
9 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.51%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.34%) Law
10 2 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (31.25%) .NET
2 147 (24.83%) HTML
3 143 (24.16%) CSS
4 110 (18.58%) Web Services
5 97 (16.39%) ASP.NET
6 89 (15.03%) AngularJS
7 63 (10.64%) HTML5
8 60 (10.14%) jQuery
8 60 (10.14%) Spring
9 59 (9.97%) Node.js
10 54 (9.12%) React
11 46 (7.77%) CSS3
12 43 (7.26%) Laravel
12 43 (7.26%) RESTful
13 41 (6.93%) .NET Framework
14 38 (6.42%) JSON
15 36 (6.08%) REST
16 33 (5.57%) XML
17 28 (4.73%) Redux
18 25 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 30 (5.07%) User Experience
4 27 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.03%) Robotics
5 12 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.35%) NHS
8 7 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.18%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.01%) Internet of Things
10 5 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.84%) AS400
10 5 (0.84%) iSeries
11 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.68%) Life Science
11 4 (0.68%) Tandem
12 3 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.07%) Apple iOS
2 26 (4.39%) Linux
3 21 (3.55%) Android
4 15 (2.53%) Windows
5 6 (1.01%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.84%) Unix
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (15.37%) MVC
3 87 (14.70%) TDD
4 82 (13.85%) Web Development
5 72 (12.16%) Scrum
6 58 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (9.63%) Mentoring
8 56 (9.46%) DevOps
9 53 (8.95%) Front End Development
9 53 (8.95%) SDLC
10 50 (8.45%) Test Automation
11 42 (7.09%) Digital Marketing
12 39 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (6.42%) Workflow
14 37 (6.25%) SOA
15 35 (5.91%) Microservices
16 32 (5.41%) E-Commerce
17 30 (5.07%) OO
18 27 (4.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 214 (36.15%) JavaScript
2 210 (35.47%) C#
3 174 (29.39%) SQL
4 152 (25.68%) Java
5 83 (14.02%) PHP
6 43 (7.26%) T-SQL
7 38 (6.42%) PL/SQL
8 35 (5.91%) Python
9 33 (5.57%) TypeScript
10 28 (4.73%) VB.NET
11 24 (4.05%) ES6
12 15 (2.53%) Go
13 14 (2.36%) C++
14 13 (2.20%) Ruby
15 12 (2.03%) Kotlin
16 11 (1.86%) Java 8
16 11 (1.86%) X++
17 9 (1.52%) VB
18 8 (1.35%) VB6
19 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (7.60%) Degree
2 13 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.34%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.86%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.52%) GDPR
3 8 (1.35%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 39 (6.59%) Docker
2 6 (1.01%) Varnish
3 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) Postfix
3 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.34%) Kibana
2 2 (0.34%) logstash
2 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.17%) MIIS
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 89 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.47%) Oracle
3 14 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.20%) Google
4 13 (2.20%) UiPath
5 10 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.35%) Tableau
7 7 (1.18%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.01%) Blue Prism
8 6 (1.01%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.84%) IBM
9 5 (0.84%) SAP
9 5 (0.84%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.68%) ESRI
10 4 (0.68%) WooCommerce
10 4 (0.68%) Zend
11 3 (0.51%) Sage
11 3 (0.51%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.51%) WSO2
12 2 (0.34%) Percona