Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 4,334 5,058 5,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 29.36% 32.86% 27.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.36% 33.90% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,829 4,781 4,822
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 14,275 14,919 18,310
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.93% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,420 12,379 14,677
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the Midlands

Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Developer in the Midlands

Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018. 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 0 2,572 £40,000 +6.67% 494
East Midlands 0 1,753 £40,000 - 366
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Midlands region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 2,318 (53.48%) JavaScript
2 2,151 (49.63%) C#
3 1,969 (45.43%) .NET
4 1,903 (43.91%) HTML
5 1,799 (41.51%) CSS
6 1,681 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1,614 (37.24%) SQL
8 1,537 (35.46%) SQL Server
9 1,349 (31.13%) MVC
10 1,194 (27.55%) ASP.NET
11 998 (23.03%) AngularJS
12 910 (21.00%) Java
13 877 (20.24%) Microsoft
14 785 (18.11%) jQuery
15 741 (17.10%) Web Development
16 655 (15.11%) PHP
17 654 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 637 (14.70%) TDD
19 620 (14.31%) HTML5
20 594 (13.71%) Git (software)
21 519 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web API
22 513 (11.84%) Web Services
23 507 (11.70%) Scrum
24 495 (11.42%) .NET Framework
25 477 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
26 476 (10.98%) Finance
27 445 (10.27%) RESTful
28 437 (10.08%) MySQL
29 416 (9.60%) Entity Framework
30 410 (9.46%) OO

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
1 209 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 150 (3.46%) WordPress
3 144 (3.32%) CMS
4 99 (2.28%) Apache
5 82 (1.89%) JBoss
6 79 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 65 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
7 65 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 62 (1.43%) Umbraco
9 57 (1.32%) Confluence
10 50 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 48 (1.11%) IIS
12 40 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 38 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
14 32 (0.74%) Drupal
15 29 (0.67%) Apache Spark
15 29 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
16 25 (0.58%) WebLogic
17 24 (0.55%) WebSphere
18 15 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 81 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 25 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 22 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.16%) Simulink
8 7 (0.16%) Stateflow
9 6 (0.14%) TargetLink
10 4 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.092%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.092%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.092%) InDesign
10 4 (0.092%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.069%) Moqups
12 2 (0.046%) Blender
12 2 (0.046%) EPLAN
12 2 (0.046%) GIMP
13 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 100 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.68%) Magento
3 59 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 47 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 24 (0.55%) NetSuite
6 17 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.23%) SAP Business One
8 9 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
9 7 (0.16%) Shopify
10 4 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.069%) Sage 1000
11 3 (0.069%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.046%) R3 Corda
12 2 (0.046%) Sage 500
12 2 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.046%) WebTrends
13 1 (0.023%) Carpe Diem
13 1 (0.023%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 477 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 235 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (2.84%) SaaS
4 83 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
5 75 (1.73%) GitHub
6 70 (1.62%) PaaS
7 66 (1.52%) Office 365
8 56 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 56 (1.29%) IaaS
9 32 (0.74%) Serverless
10 27 (0.62%) npm
11 22 (0.51%) Force.com
12 19 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.44%) Google Analytics
13 17 (0.39%) CloudFront
14 13 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
16 8 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.18%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 82 (1.89%) Internet
2 32 (0.74%) HTTP
3 29 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.55%) SMS
5 22 (0.51%) Intranet
5 22 (0.51%) SSL
6 17 (0.39%) DNS
7 14 (0.32%) Hyperconnected
7 14 (0.32%) Skype
8 12 (0.28%) Broadband
9 10 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.18%) Bluetooth
10 8 (0.18%) Firewall
10 8 (0.18%) SSH
11 4 (0.092%) DHCP
11 4 (0.092%) Extranet
11 4 (0.092%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.069%) Profibus
12 3 (0.069%) VoIP
13 2 (0.046%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,537 (35.46%) SQL Server
2 437 (10.08%) MySQL
3 382 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 304 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 266 (6.14%) NoSQL
6 253 (5.84%) SQL Server 2016
7 230 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 201 (4.64%) MongoDB
9 187 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
10 169 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 122 (2.81%) Power BI
12 95 (2.19%) Big Data
13 84 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 82 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
15 78 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
16 73 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
17 45 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
17 45 (1.04%) RavenDB
18 33 (0.76%) Hadoop
19 28 (0.65%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 594 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 280 (6.46%) Visual Studio
3 232 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 147 (3.39%) JIRA
5 145 (3.35%) Subversion
6 127 (2.93%) Maven
7 115 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 103 (2.38%) JUnit
9 86 (1.98%) webpack
10 68 (1.57%) Bitbucket
11 55 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 54 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
13 51 (1.18%) TeamCity
14 48 (1.11%) gulp
15 46 (1.06%) NUnit
16 43 (0.99%) Jasmine
17 42 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 39 (0.90%) Android Studio
18 39 (0.90%) Selenium
19 38 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 476 (10.98%) Finance
2 272 (6.28%) Retail
3 223 (5.15%) Advertising
4 197 (4.55%) Marketing
5 90 (2.08%) Games
6 86 (1.98%) Automotive
7 69 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 63 (1.45%) Banking
9 55 (1.27%) Law
10 53 (1.22%) Legal
11 24 (0.55%) Electronics
12 22 (0.51%) Back Office
13 17 (0.39%) Telecoms
14 15 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.30%) Front Office
16 11 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.18%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.16%) German Language
19 5 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,969 (45.43%) .NET
2 1,903 (43.91%) HTML
3 1,799 (41.51%) CSS
4 1,194 (27.55%) ASP.NET
5 998 (23.03%) AngularJS
6 785 (18.11%) jQuery
7 654 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 620 (14.31%) HTML5
9 519 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 513 (11.84%) Web Services
11 495 (11.42%) .NET Framework
12 445 (10.27%) RESTful
13 416 (9.60%) Entity Framework
14 398 (9.18%) CSS3
15 392 (9.04%) Node.js
16 369 (8.51%) React
17 339 (7.82%) Spring
18 327 (7.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 303 (6.99%) WCF
20 273 (6.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 271 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 262 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 232 (5.35%) Mobile App
4 231 (5.33%) User Experience
5 162 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 116 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
7 91 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 69 (1.59%) Fintech
9 42 (0.97%) NHS
10 39 (0.90%) Graphic Design
11 38 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 38 (0.88%) Social Media
12 35 (0.81%) Music Streaming
13 27 (0.62%) Algorithms
13 27 (0.62%) Data Structures
14 25 (0.58%) Digital TV
15 22 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
16 18 (0.42%) Driving Licence
17 15 (0.35%) FMCG
18 14 (0.32%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 326 (7.52%) Linux
2 254 (5.86%) Windows
3 155 (3.58%) Android
4 110 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 73 (1.68%) Unix
6 41 (0.95%) Mac OS
7 16 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.23%) CentOS
9 7 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.092%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.092%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.046%) VMS
13 2 (0.046%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.046%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.023%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,681 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1,349 (31.13%) MVC
3 741 (17.10%) Web Development
4 637 (14.70%) TDD
5 507 (11.70%) Scrum
6 410 (9.46%) OO
7 386 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
8 379 (8.74%) Front End Development
9 348 (8.03%) BDD
10 336 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
11 334 (7.71%) Software Engineering
12 315 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
13 303 (6.99%) OOP
14 276 (6.37%) E-Commerce
15 275 (6.35%) Unit Testing
16 252 (5.81%) Web Application Development
17 241 (5.56%) SDLC
18 231 (5.33%) Microservices
19 229 (5.28%) Mentoring
20 202 (4.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,318 (53.48%) JavaScript
2 2,151 (49.63%) C#
3 1,614 (37.24%) SQL
4 910 (21.00%) Java
5 655 (15.11%) PHP
6 409 (9.44%) T-SQL
7 232 (5.35%) VB.NET
8 194 (4.48%) C++
9 145 (3.35%) Python
10 138 (3.18%) Ruby
11 135 (3.11%) TypeScript
12 110 (2.54%) Java 8
13 106 (2.45%) VB
14 90 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 78 (1.80%) C
16 71 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 52 (1.20%) Scala
18 49 (1.13%) ES6
19 43 (0.99%) X++
20 42 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 393 (9.07%) Degree
2 139 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 60 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 26 (0.60%) MCP
7 25 (0.58%) MCPD
8 23 (0.53%) PhD
9 14 (0.32%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.16%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.16%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.12%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.092%) HND
13 3 (0.069%) MCSA
13 3 (0.069%) MCSD
13 3 (0.069%) MCSE
13 3 (0.069%) MCTS
14 2 (0.046%) CIPD
14 2 (0.046%) GNVQ
14 2 (0.046%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (1.57%) QA
2 38 (0.88%) SLA
3 19 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 19 (0.44%) PMO
4 17 (0.39%) GCP
5 10 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.21%) GDPR
6 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.14%) HAZOP
8 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.14%) SEPA
9 2 (0.046%) TickIT
10 1 (0.023%) DICOM
10 1 (0.023%) HL7
10 1 (0.023%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.023%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 176 (4.06%) Docker
2 36 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 12 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.092%) Samba
5 4 (0.092%) Squid
5 4 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.046%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.046%) HDFS
7 1 (0.023%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (0.76%) Kubernetes
2 31 (0.72%) Puppet
3 25 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.44%) Ansible
4 19 (0.44%) Terraform
5 15 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
6 12 (0.28%) Marathon
6 12 (0.28%) SCCM
6 12 (0.28%) vCenter Server
7 6 (0.14%) cPanel
7 6 (0.14%) Kibana
8 4 (0.092%) Galera Cluster
8 4 (0.092%) logstash
8 4 (0.092%) Plesk
9 3 (0.069%) Ambari
9 3 (0.069%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.069%) Rancher
9 3 (0.069%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.046%) Oozie
Vendors
1 877 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 215 (4.96%) Oracle
3 200 (4.61%) Google
4 125 (2.88%) Xamarin
5 80 (1.85%) SAP
6 62 (1.43%) Zend
7 55 (1.27%) Twitter
8 50 (1.15%) Adobe
9 48 (1.11%) Facebook
10 45 (1.04%) Tableau
11 41 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
12 37 (0.85%) Apple
13 27 (0.62%) Capita
14 25 (0.58%) Sitecore
15 20 (0.46%) Sage
15 20 (0.46%) WooCommerce
16 19 (0.44%) Remedy
17 18 (0.42%) IBM
18 16 (0.37%) VMware
19 13 (0.30%) JD Edwards