Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3,034 4,755 4,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.12% 31.59% 28.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.18% 32.58% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,600 4,275 4,556
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 11,591 14,593 16,189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 96.96% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,763 11,848 12,865
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,935 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 1,674 £40,000 +6.67% 582
East Midlands 0 1,357 £41,500 +10.67% 421
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Midlands region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1,523 (50.20%) JavaScript
2 1,369 (45.12%) C#
3 1,311 (43.21%) HTML
4 1,300 (42.85%) .NET
5 1,285 (42.35%) SQL
6 1,250 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
7 1,176 (38.76%) CSS
8 1,013 (33.39%) SQL Server
9 833 (27.46%) MVC
10 709 (23.37%) Microsoft
11 705 (23.24%) Java
12 682 (22.48%) ASP.NET
13 674 (22.21%) AngularJS
14 520 (17.14%) Web Development
15 471 (15.52%) HTML5
16 436 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
17 434 (14.30%) TDD
18 421 (13.88%) Scrum
19 418 (13.78%) jQuery
20 411 (13.55%) Spring
21 397 (13.09%) Finance
22 388 (12.79%) Git (software)
23 376 (12.39%) Web Services
24 354 (11.67%) PHP
25 344 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
26 338 (11.14%) Degree
27 315 (10.38%) React
28 312 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
29 308 (10.15%) .NET Framework
30 307 (10.12%) T-SQL

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
1 134 (4.42%) CMS
2 67 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 67 (2.21%) WordPress
3 64 (2.11%) Umbraco
4 61 (2.01%) Confluence
5 41 (1.35%) JBoss
6 40 (1.32%) IIS
7 37 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (1.12%) Drupal
9 33 (1.09%) SAS
10 31 (1.02%) Apache
11 30 (0.99%) Tomcat
12 29 (0.96%) Apache Spark
13 22 (0.73%) NServiceBus
14 18 (0.59%) Anypoint
14 18 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 16 (0.53%) Joomla!
16 15 (0.49%) Mule
17 13 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 20 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.13%) Maya
5 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.033%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.033%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.033%) Revit
6 1 (0.033%) Simulink
6 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (1.35%) Magento
2 23 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.33%) FastStats
7 8 (0.26%) Movex
8 7 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.23%) PRMS
9 6 (0.20%) Raiser's Edge
10 5 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.099%) Carpe Diem
11 3 (0.099%) Elite 3E
11 3 (0.099%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 3 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.099%) Shopify
12 2 (0.066%) JDE OneWorld
12 2 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.066%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.033%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 436 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 221 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (2.11%) SaaS
4 52 (1.71%) GitHub
5 41 (1.35%) npm
6 32 (1.05%) Office 365
7 29 (0.96%) Serverless
8 26 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 22 (0.73%) NuGet
10 17 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.33%) PaaS
13 8 (0.26%) IaaS
14 6 (0.20%) Azure Functions
15 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.16%) Force.com
15 5 (0.16%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.16%) MailChimp
15 5 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.48%) Internet
2 19 (0.63%) HTTP
3 14 (0.46%) Intranet
4 12 (0.40%) SSL
5 8 (0.26%) SMS
6 7 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.20%) VoIP
8 5 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (0.16%) RTP
9 4 (0.13%) Broadband
10 2 (0.066%) AMQP
10 2 (0.066%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.066%) DNS
10 2 (0.066%) FTP
10 2 (0.066%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.066%) Skype
10 2 (0.066%) SSH
10 2 (0.066%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.033%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.033%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,013 (33.39%) SQL Server
2 268 (8.83%) MySQL
3 258 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 236 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 176 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 154 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 150 (4.94%) NoSQL
8 143 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
9 119 (3.92%) MongoDB
10 94 (3.10%) Power BI
11 87 (2.87%) Big Data
12 73 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 71 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 65 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
15 53 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
16 50 (1.65%) Hadoop
17 46 (1.52%) Redis
18 44 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
19 43 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 41 (1.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 388 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 278 (9.16%) Visual Studio
3 211 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 144 (4.75%) Jenkins
5 125 (4.12%) JIRA
6 113 (3.72%) Maven
7 98 (3.23%) JUnit
8 73 (2.41%) Gradle
9 71 (2.34%) Cucumber
10 65 (2.14%) Subversion
11 46 (1.52%) webpack
12 45 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
13 43 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 42 (1.38%) Selenium
15 36 (1.19%) gulp
16 33 (1.09%) Bitbucket
16 33 (1.09%) Jasmine
17 29 (0.96%) Visual Studio Code
18 27 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 25 (0.82%) Mockito
General
1 397 (13.09%) Finance
2 217 (7.15%) Retail
3 145 (4.78%) Marketing
4 62 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 59 (1.94%) Automotive
6 39 (1.29%) Advertising
7 38 (1.25%) Banking
8 32 (1.05%) Games
9 26 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 17 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.40%) Back Office
12 12 (0.40%) Law
13 10 (0.33%) Legal
14 9 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.26%) Electronics
16 7 (0.23%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.23%) Publishing
17 5 (0.16%) Local Government
18 4 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,311 (43.21%) HTML
2 1,300 (42.85%) .NET
3 1,176 (38.76%) CSS
4 682 (22.48%) ASP.NET
5 674 (22.21%) AngularJS
6 471 (15.52%) HTML5
7 418 (13.78%) jQuery
8 411 (13.55%) Spring
9 376 (12.39%) Web Services
10 315 (10.38%) React
11 312 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 308 (10.15%) .NET Framework
13 279 (9.20%) Node.js
14 245 (8.08%) CSS3
15 243 (8.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 240 (7.91%) REST
17 236 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 216 (7.12%) RESTful
19 170 (5.60%) XML
20 166 (5.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 222 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 138 (4.55%) User Experience
4 134 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 121 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
6 62 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (2.01%) Fintech
8 43 (1.42%) NHS
9 40 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 39 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 35 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 32 (1.05%) Algorithms
12 32 (1.05%) EPoS
13 30 (0.99%) Data Centre
14 24 (0.79%) AS400
14 24 (0.79%) CCTV
15 21 (0.69%) Internet of Things
15 21 (0.69%) Replication
16 19 (0.63%) Social Media
17 17 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 237 (7.81%) Windows
2 216 (7.12%) Linux
3 82 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 62 (2.04%) Android
5 25 (0.82%) Unix
6 21 (0.69%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 13 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.23%) CentOS
9 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.099%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.033%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,250 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 833 (27.46%) MVC
3 520 (17.14%) Web Development
4 434 (14.30%) TDD
5 421 (13.88%) Scrum
6 344 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
7 289 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
7 289 (9.53%) OO
8 284 (9.36%) Software Engineering
9 266 (8.77%) Front End Development
10 218 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
10 218 (7.19%) SDLC
11 204 (6.72%) Computer Science
12 200 (6.59%) Microservices
13 191 (6.30%) Unit Testing
14 183 (6.03%) Test Automation
15 169 (5.57%) OOP
16 160 (5.27%) Mentoring
17 159 (5.24%) E-Commerce
18 153 (5.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1,523 (50.20%) JavaScript
2 1,369 (45.12%) C#
3 1,285 (42.35%) SQL
4 705 (23.24%) Java
5 354 (11.67%) PHP
6 307 (10.12%) T-SQL
7 200 (6.59%) VB.NET
8 196 (6.46%) Python
9 139 (4.58%) C++
10 102 (3.36%) TypeScript
11 79 (2.60%) Java 8
12 75 (2.47%) VB
13 68 (2.24%) PL/SQL
14 49 (1.62%) PowerShell
15 48 (1.58%) Ruby
16 46 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 42 (1.38%) VB6
18 40 (1.32%) C
19 38 (1.25%) Perl
19 38 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 338 (11.14%) Degree
2 105 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (1.38%) Master's Degree
6 33 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 21 (0.69%) MCPD
8 16 (0.53%) MCP
9 14 (0.46%) HND
10 13 (0.43%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.23%) PhD
13 6 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.16%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.033%) MBCS
15 1 (0.033%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (4.05%) QA
2 41 (1.35%) GDPR
3 19 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.26%) SLA
5 7 (0.23%) PMO
6 3 (0.099%) WAI
7 1 (0.033%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.033%) SEPA
System Software
1 169 (5.57%) Docker
2 46 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.26%) Firmware
3 8 (0.26%) HDFS
4 6 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.16%) Varnish
6 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 71 (2.34%) Kubernetes
2 35 (1.15%) Puppet
3 24 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.33%) Oozie
5 8 (0.26%) Control-M
6 7 (0.23%) cPanel
7 5 (0.16%) Terraform
8 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.099%) Ansible
9 3 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.099%) Kibana
9 3 (0.099%) Marathon
9 3 (0.099%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.066%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.033%) logstash
11 1 (0.033%) Packer
Vendors
1 709 (23.37%) Microsoft
2 183 (6.03%) Oracle
3 80 (2.64%) Xamarin
4 77 (2.54%) Tableau
5 54 (1.78%) Adobe
6 45 (1.48%) Google
7 44 (1.45%) Zend
8 37 (1.22%) Cognos
9 36 (1.19%) SAP
10 34 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 28 (0.92%) ForgeRock
12 25 (0.82%) Apple
13 22 (0.73%) JD Edwards
14 20 (0.66%) IBM
15 19 (0.63%) Alteryx
15 19 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (0.53%) BT
16 16 (0.53%) Facebook
17 14 (0.46%) Sitecore
17 14 (0.46%) Telerik