Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3,669 4,884 5,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.34% 32.68% 28.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.29% 33.80% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,248 4,560 4,804
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £24,075
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £53,750
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 12,971 14,450 17,714
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 96.69% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10,211 12,023 13,979
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 2,126 £40,000 +6.67% 576
East Midlands 0 1,536 £42,500 +6.25% 465
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,967 (53.61%) JavaScript
2 1,779 (48.49%) C#
3 1,640 (44.70%) HTML
4 1,638 (44.64%) .NET
5 1,484 (40.45%) CSS
6 1,482 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
7 1,400 (38.16%) SQL
8 1,236 (33.69%) SQL Server
9 1,112 (30.31%) MVC
10 918 (25.02%) ASP.NET
11 838 (22.84%) AngularJS
12 809 (22.05%) Microsoft
13 768 (20.93%) Java
14 639 (17.42%) jQuery
15 598 (16.30%) Web Development
16 582 (15.86%) HTML5
17 525 (14.31%) TDD
18 520 (14.17%) Git (software)
19 503 (13.71%) Scrum
20 491 (13.38%) PHP
21 476 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC
22 449 (12.24%) Web Services
23 448 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
24 446 (12.16%) Finance
25 436 (11.88%) .NET Framework
26 408 (11.12%) Spring
27 374 (10.19%) React
28 366 (9.98%) ASP.NET Web API
29 355 (9.68%) T-SQL
30 352 (9.59%) MySQL

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
1 158 (4.31%) CMS
2 143 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 95 (2.59%) WordPress
4 66 (1.80%) Apache
5 60 (1.64%) Confluence
5 60 (1.64%) IIS
5 60 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 59 (1.61%) JBoss
7 57 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 49 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 29 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 29 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
11 27 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 26 (0.71%) Drupal
13 22 (0.60%) NServiceBus
14 21 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
14 21 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 18 (0.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 58 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 28 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.16%) Simulink
7 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.14%) Stateflow
9 4 (0.11%) Maya
9 4 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.11%) TargetLink
10 3 (0.082%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.082%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.082%) Moqups
11 2 (0.055%) Blender
11 2 (0.055%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.027%) GIMP
12 1 (0.027%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 46 (1.25%) Magento
2 40 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.41%) FastStats
5 14 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 12 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (0.16%) PRMS
9 6 (0.16%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.11%) OpenCart
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.11%) Shopify
11 3 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.055%) Movex
12 2 (0.055%) R3 Corda
12 2 (0.055%) Sage 200
13 1 (0.027%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.027%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 1 (0.027%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 448 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 221 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (2.67%) SaaS
4 64 (1.74%) GitHub
5 52 (1.42%) Office 365
6 44 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 35 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
8 34 (0.93%) Serverless
9 33 (0.90%) npm
10 32 (0.87%) PaaS
11 20 (0.55%) IaaS
12 15 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 13 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (0.33%) NuGet
15 10 (0.27%) Azure Functions
16 6 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (0.16%) DigitalOcean
16 6 (0.16%) Fastly
16 6 (0.16%) Stackdriver
16 6 (0.16%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 61 (1.66%) Internet
2 26 (0.71%) HTTP
3 23 (0.63%) Intranet
4 21 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.44%) SSL
6 15 (0.41%) SMS
7 14 (0.38%) Skype
8 9 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.22%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.16%) DNS
11 5 (0.14%) Broadband
11 5 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.11%) RTP
13 3 (0.082%) FTP
13 3 (0.082%) Hyperconnected
14 2 (0.055%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.055%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.055%) Modbus
14 2 (0.055%) SSH
14 2 (0.055%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,236 (33.69%) SQL Server
2 352 (9.59%) MySQL
3 281 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 242 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 195 (5.31%) NoSQL
6 180 (4.91%) Relational Database
7 168 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 133 (3.62%) MongoDB
9 125 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
10 111 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 104 (2.83%) Power BI
12 85 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 78 (2.13%) Big Data
14 77 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 70 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
16 51 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
17 32 (0.87%) Redis
18 30 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
19 26 (0.71%) QlikView
19 26 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 520 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 285 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 281 (7.66%) Visual Studio
4 154 (4.20%) Jenkins
5 134 (3.65%) Maven
6 131 (3.57%) JIRA
7 128 (3.49%) JUnit
8 81 (2.21%) Subversion
9 74 (2.02%) Cucumber
10 73 (1.99%) webpack
11 64 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
12 63 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
13 62 (1.69%) gulp
14 56 (1.53%) Selenium
15 54 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (1.39%) Gradle
17 50 (1.36%) Bitbucket
18 49 (1.34%) Jasmine
19 43 (1.17%) Grunt
19 43 (1.17%) NUnit
General
1 446 (12.16%) Finance
2 222 (6.05%) Retail
3 147 (4.01%) Marketing
4 99 (2.70%) Advertising
5 85 (2.32%) Automotive
6 73 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 58 (1.58%) Games
8 45 (1.23%) Banking
9 37 (1.01%) Legal
10 31 (0.84%) Law
11 29 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 22 (0.60%) Back Office
13 13 (0.35%) Electronics
14 11 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.19%) Publishing
17 6 (0.16%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.14%) Retail Banking
19 4 (0.11%) German Language
19 4 (0.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,640 (44.70%) HTML
2 1,638 (44.64%) .NET
3 1,484 (40.45%) CSS
4 918 (25.02%) ASP.NET
5 838 (22.84%) AngularJS
6 639 (17.42%) jQuery
7 582 (15.86%) HTML5
8 476 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 449 (12.24%) Web Services
10 436 (11.88%) .NET Framework
11 408 (11.12%) Spring
12 374 (10.19%) React
13 366 (9.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 331 (9.02%) CSS3
15 309 (8.42%) Node.js
16 307 (8.37%) RESTful
17 290 (7.90%) Entity Framework
18 276 (7.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 256 (6.98%) REST
20 241 (6.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 232 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
2 179 (4.88%) User Experience
3 172 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 170 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 164 (4.47%) Mobile App
6 130 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
7 92 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 44 (1.20%) NHS
10 43 (1.17%) Social Media
11 42 (1.14%) Fintech
12 32 (0.87%) Data Structures
13 29 (0.79%) EPoS
14 27 (0.74%) Algorithms
15 25 (0.68%) Graphic Design
16 22 (0.60%) Replication
17 19 (0.52%) AS400
18 18 (0.49%) BBC
19 16 (0.44%) FMCG
20 15 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 251 (6.84%) Linux
2 250 (6.81%) Windows
3 110 (3.00%) Android
4 104 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 65 (1.77%) Unix
6 20 (0.55%) Mac OS
7 13 (0.35%) CentOS
8 12 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.082%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.082%) watchOS
13 3 (0.082%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.055%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,482 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,112 (30.31%) MVC
3 598 (16.30%) Web Development
4 525 (14.31%) TDD
5 503 (13.71%) Scrum
6 343 (9.35%) OO
7 341 (9.29%) Front End Development
8 325 (8.86%) Software Engineering
9 318 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
10 305 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
11 253 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 242 (6.60%) Unit Testing
13 233 (6.35%) Microservices
14 232 (6.32%) OOP
15 220 (6.00%) Test Automation
16 217 (5.91%) Mentoring
17 214 (5.83%) BDD
18 204 (5.56%) SDLC
19 195 (5.31%) E-Commerce
20 161 (4.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,967 (53.61%) JavaScript
2 1,779 (48.49%) C#
3 1,400 (38.16%) SQL
4 768 (20.93%) Java
5 491 (13.38%) PHP
6 355 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 224 (6.11%) VB.NET
8 187 (5.10%) Python
9 152 (4.14%) C++
10 137 (3.73%) Java 8
11 130 (3.54%) TypeScript
12 80 (2.18%) PL/SQL
12 80 (2.18%) Ruby
13 77 (2.10%) PowerShell
14 75 (2.04%) VB
15 53 (1.44%) C
16 48 (1.31%) Perl
17 38 (1.04%) Scala
18 35 (0.95%) ES6
19 34 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 346 (9.43%) Degree
2 118 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 38 (1.04%) MCPD
6 31 (0.84%) MCP
7 19 (0.52%) DBS Check
8 16 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 15 (0.41%) SC Cleared
10 13 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 12 (0.33%) PhD
12 9 (0.25%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.22%) HND
14 6 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
15 3 (0.082%) MCSE
16 2 (0.055%) HNC
16 2 (0.055%) ISEB
16 2 (0.055%) ISTQB
16 2 (0.055%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (2.83%) QA
2 17 (0.46%) SLA
3 15 (0.41%) GDPR
4 12 (0.33%) PMO
5 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.11%) HAZOP
9 3 (0.082%) WAI
10 2 (0.055%) WCAG
11 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.027%) TickIT
System Software
1 153 (4.17%) Docker
2 20 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.19%) HDFS
4 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.14%) Varnish
6 2 (0.055%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.055%) Firmware
6 2 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.027%) Samba
7 1 (0.027%) Squid
7 1 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (1.44%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.14%) Puppet
3 38 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (0.41%) Terraform
5 13 (0.35%) Ansible
6 10 (0.27%) Oozie
7 9 (0.25%) Marathon
8 8 (0.22%) cPanel
8 8 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.19%) Kibana
10 6 (0.16%) TeamSite
11 4 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.082%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.082%) Galera Cluster
12 3 (0.082%) Rancher
13 1 (0.027%) Mesos
13 1 (0.027%) rkt
13 1 (0.027%) SCCM
13 1 (0.027%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 809 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 223 (6.08%) Oracle
3 162 (4.42%) Google
4 115 (3.13%) Xamarin
5 64 (1.74%) SAP
6 57 (1.55%) Adobe
7 41 (1.12%) Tableau
7 41 (1.12%) Zend
8 39 (1.06%) Apple
9 36 (0.98%) Twitter
10 33 (0.90%) Facebook
11 30 (0.82%) Cognos
12 23 (0.63%) Atlassian
13 18 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.46%) Alteryx
14 17 (0.46%) DevExpress
14 17 (0.46%) IBM
14 17 (0.46%) Sony
14 17 (0.46%) Yahoo!
15 15 (0.41%) Telerik