Period
to 6 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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

Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,517 3,100 4,612
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.53% 25.49% 30.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.56% 26.59% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,483 2,822 4,375
Median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 9,134 11,657 14,725
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 95.84% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7,642 8,735 11,800
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the Midlands

Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Developer in the Midlands

Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in the Midlands

Developer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -1 1,370 £45,000 +5.88% 327
East Midlands 0 1,139 £42,500 +6.25% 239
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 Midlands region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1,219 (48.43%) JavaScript
2 1,141 (45.33%) C#
3 1,050 (41.72%) .NET
4 916 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
5 866 (34.41%) CSS
6 861 (34.21%) HTML
7 793 (31.51%) SQL
8 580 (23.04%) SQL Server
9 549 (21.81%) ASP.NET
10 541 (21.49%) MVC
11 458 (18.20%) AngularJS
12 442 (17.56%) Java
13 408 (16.21%) Git (software)
13 408 (16.21%) Azure
14 387 (15.38%) Microsoft
15 378 (15.02%) Web Development
16 320 (12.71%) jQuery
17 305 (12.12%) PHP
18 300 (11.92%) AWS
19 299 (11.88%) Scrum
20 294 (11.68%) React
21 288 (11.44%) Front End Development
22 282 (11.20%) .NET Framework
23 270 (10.73%) OO
24 267 (10.61%) TDD
25 262 (10.41%) MySQL
26 251 (9.97%) Finance
27 244 (9.69%) Node.js
28 239 (9.50%) HTML5
29 235 (9.34%) DevOps

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 61 (2.42%) CMS
3 53 (2.11%) Apache Spark
4 35 (1.39%) Apache
5 30 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.15%) WordPress
7 28 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 17 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 16 (0.64%) IIS
11 15 (0.60%) JBoss
12 13 (0.52%) Confluence
12 13 (0.52%) NServiceBus
13 12 (0.48%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.48%) SAS
14 11 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.32%) WildFly
16 7 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.28%) Drupal
17 6 (0.24%) TPMS
Applications
1 32 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 26 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.40%) Sketch
6 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.24%) InVision
7 6 (0.24%) Marvel
8 2 (0.079%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.079%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.079%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.079%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.079%) InDesign
8 2 (0.079%) LightWave 3D
8 2 (0.079%) Maya
8 2 (0.079%) MODO
9 1 (0.040%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (1.27%) Magento
2 24 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.72%) SAP EHS
4 9 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.20%) OpenCart
7 5 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.12%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.079%) Shopify
11 1 (0.040%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.040%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 408 (16.21%) Azure
2 300 (11.92%) AWS
3 100 (3.97%) SaaS
4 96 (3.81%) Power Platform
5 56 (2.22%) npm
6 40 (1.59%) Serverless
7 39 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
8 35 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
9 34 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (1.27%) GCP
11 26 (1.03%) GitHub
12 22 (0.87%) PaaS
13 21 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (0.68%) Office 365
15 15 (0.60%) PowerApps
16 12 (0.48%) Heroku
17 11 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
18 10 (0.40%) Amazon S3
19 9 (0.36%) Azure Stack
20 8 (0.32%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.74%) Internet
2 13 (0.52%) DAB
3 12 (0.48%) HTTP
4 6 (0.24%) Intranet
5 5 (0.20%) Broadband
5 5 (0.20%) Skype
5 5 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.16%) SMS
7 3 (0.12%) CTI
8 2 (0.079%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.079%) FTP
8 2 (0.079%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.079%) Modbus
8 2 (0.079%) SSH
8 2 (0.079%) SSL
8 2 (0.079%) VoIP
8 2 (0.079%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.040%) Hyperconnected
9 1 (0.040%) MQTT
9 1 (0.040%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 580 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 262 (10.41%) MySQL
3 174 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 153 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 102 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 97 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 93 (3.69%) Relational Database
8 89 (3.54%) Power BI
9 70 (2.78%) NoSQL
10 56 (2.22%) Big Data
11 54 (2.15%) Hadoop
12 51 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
12 51 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 51 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 39 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
14 38 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
15 37 (1.47%) Apache Hive
16 36 (1.43%) HBase
16 36 (1.43%) Impala
17 28 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 408 (16.21%) Git (software)
2 110 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 97 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 82 (3.26%) JIRA
5 79 (3.14%) Maven
6 70 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 60 (2.38%) webpack
8 59 (2.34%) JUnit
9 49 (1.95%) gulp
10 38 (1.51%) Subversion
11 37 (1.47%) Selenium
12 25 (0.99%) Eclipse
12 25 (0.99%) Grunt
12 25 (0.99%) SonarQube
13 20 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (0.75%) GitLab
14 19 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (0.72%) Mockito
15 18 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 17 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 251 (9.97%) Finance
2 116 (4.61%) Retail
3 70 (2.78%) Games
4 63 (2.50%) Public Sector
5 52 (2.07%) Law
6 48 (1.91%) Marketing
7 35 (1.39%) Automotive
8 31 (1.23%) Banking
9 30 (1.19%) Legal
9 30 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.44%) Local Government
12 10 (0.40%) Billing
13 9 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.36%) Electronics
14 8 (0.32%) Back Office
15 7 (0.28%) Advertising
15 7 (0.28%) Police
16 4 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.16%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,050 (41.72%) .NET
2 866 (34.41%) CSS
3 861 (34.21%) HTML
4 549 (21.81%) ASP.NET
5 458 (18.20%) AngularJS
6 320 (12.71%) jQuery
7 294 (11.68%) React
8 282 (11.20%) .NET Framework
9 244 (9.69%) Node.js
10 239 (9.50%) HTML5
11 226 (8.98%) .NET Core
12 225 (8.94%) REST
13 219 (8.70%) Web Services
14 211 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 203 (8.07%) RESTful
16 187 (7.43%) Spring
17 173 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 159 (6.32%) CSS3
19 157 (6.24%) Sass
20 152 (6.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 195 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
2 170 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 150 (5.96%) User Experience
5 67 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 63 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 45 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 40 (1.59%) Algorithms
9 31 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 27 (1.07%) e-Learning
11 20 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 16 (0.64%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
13 13 (0.52%) SCADA
14 11 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (0.40%) Graphic Design
15 10 (0.40%) iPad
15 10 (0.40%) Robotics
16 9 (0.36%) Cloud Native
17 8 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 171 (6.79%) Linux
2 163 (6.48%) Windows
3 54 (2.15%) Android
4 52 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.67%) Unix
6 8 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.20%) CentOS
8 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.040%) MVS
10 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 916 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (21.49%) MVC
3 378 (15.02%) Web Development
4 299 (11.88%) Scrum
5 288 (11.44%) Front End Development
6 270 (10.73%) OO
7 267 (10.61%) TDD
8 235 (9.34%) DevOps
8 235 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
9 217 (8.62%) Software Engineering
10 202 (8.03%) Unit Testing
11 195 (7.75%) SDLC
12 191 (7.59%) Microservices
13 187 (7.43%) OOP
14 182 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
15 151 (6.00%) Test Automation
16 150 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
17 144 (5.72%) E-Commerce
18 122 (4.85%) Mentoring
19 115 (4.57%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,219 (48.43%) JavaScript
2 1,141 (45.33%) C#
3 793 (31.51%) SQL
4 442 (17.56%) Java
5 305 (12.12%) PHP
6 223 (8.86%) Python
7 212 (8.42%) T-SQL
8 137 (5.44%) C++
9 124 (4.93%) VB.NET
10 87 (3.46%) TypeScript
11 69 (2.74%) C
12 57 (2.26%) Scala
13 51 (2.03%) ES6
14 49 (1.95%) PowerShell
15 40 (1.59%) Objective-C
16 39 (1.55%) Java 8
17 37 (1.47%) ABAP
18 28 (1.11%) Ruby
19 25 (0.99%) PHP 7
19 25 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (6.83%) Degree
2 47 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 37 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.56%) AWS Certification
6 14 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 13 (0.52%) HND
8 10 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 7 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.16%) MCP
11 3 (0.12%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.079%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.040%) ACCA
13 1 (0.040%) CIMA
13 1 (0.040%) ISEB
13 1 (0.040%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.040%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.040%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (2.98%) QA
2 11 (0.44%) WCAG
3 8 (0.32%) GDPR
4 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.16%) SEPA
6 2 (0.079%) GxP
6 2 (0.079%) IFRS
6 2 (0.079%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.079%) PMO
6 2 (0.079%) SLA
7 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 121 (4.81%) Docker
2 12 (0.48%) HDFS
3 9 (0.36%) Postfix
4 7 (0.28%) vCloud
5 5 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.20%) vSphere
6 4 (0.16%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.079%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.079%) Squid
9 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 47 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.36%) Kibana
3 7 (0.28%) logstash
3 7 (0.28%) vCenter Server
4 6 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.20%) Puppet
6 4 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.16%) Terraform
7 3 (0.12%) MIIS
8 2 (0.079%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.079%) Ansible
8 2 (0.079%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.040%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.040%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.040%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.040%) Oozie
Vendors
1 387 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 122 (4.85%) Oracle
3 57 (2.26%) SAP
4 53 (2.11%) Google
5 39 (1.55%) Tableau
6 38 (1.51%) Adobe
7 29 (1.15%) Xamarin
8 27 (1.07%) Atlassian
8 27 (1.07%) Cognos
9 26 (1.03%) IBM
10 18 (0.72%) Sitecore
11 17 (0.68%) UiPath
12 15 (0.60%) Zend
13 14 (0.56%) Blue Prism
13 14 (0.56%) MuleSoft
14 12 (0.48%) VMware
15 11 (0.44%) ServiceNow
16 9 (0.36%) Automation Anywhere
16 9 (0.36%) DevExpress
17 6 (0.24%) Teradata