Period
to 24 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,501 1,547 2,755
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.07% 28.11% 26.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.66% 29.23% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,873 1,365 2,487
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 9,748 5,292 10,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.83% 96.17% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7,033 4,243 8,543
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,875 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 24 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands 0 1,684 £52,500 +16.67% 410
East Midlands -1 788 £47,500 +11.76% 255
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 1,103 (44.10%) JavaScript
2 886 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
3 823 (32.91%) HTML
4 822 (32.87%) C#
5 800 (31.99%) CSS
6 753 (30.11%) .NET
7 685 (27.39%) SQL
8 567 (22.67%) Azure
9 557 (22.27%) Microsoft
10 522 (20.87%) React
11 483 (19.31%) Java
12 470 (18.79%) SQL Server
13 464 (18.55%) AngularJS
14 430 (17.19%) Full Stack Development
15 390 (15.59%) Git (software)
16 383 (15.31%) MVC
17 355 (14.19%) AWS
18 353 (14.11%) Python
19 349 (13.95%) Social Skills
20 344 (13.75%) HTML5
20 344 (13.75%) Front End Development
21 327 (13.07%) DevOps
22 326 (13.03%) Scrum
23 312 (12.48%) ASP.NET
24 298 (11.92%) Greenfield Project
25 297 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
26 293 (11.72%) PHP
27 272 (10.88%) TypeScript
28 265 (10.60%) REST
29 261 (10.44%) Web Development

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
1 103 (4.12%) CMS
2 43 (1.72%) Umbraco
3 38 (1.52%) Confluence
4 35 (1.40%) WordPress
5 32 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.12%) Apache
7 26 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 18 (0.72%) Anypoint
8 18 (0.72%) Apache Solr
9 17 (0.68%) Apache Spark
10 15 (0.60%) IIS
10 15 (0.60%) Mule
10 15 (0.60%) Mule ESB
11 11 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.36%) nginx
13 8 (0.32%) JBoss
13 8 (0.32%) OpenROAD
14 7 (0.28%) Drupal
14 7 (0.28%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.28%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 74 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.60%) Sketch
5 12 (0.48%) InVision
6 11 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.040%) InDesign
10 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (1.24%) Magento
2 17 (0.68%) Shopify
3 13 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.24%) nopCommerce
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.20%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.16%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.080%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.080%) Sage 500
9 2 (0.080%) Unica
10 1 (0.040%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.040%) Exstream
10 1 (0.040%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.040%) iTrent
10 1 (0.040%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 567 (22.67%) Azure
2 355 (14.19%) AWS
3 260 (10.40%) SaaS
4 190 (7.60%) Power Platform
5 73 (2.92%) GitHub
6 65 (2.60%) GCP
7 61 (2.44%) Serverless
8 47 (1.88%) Azure Data Factory
9 37 (1.48%) PaaS
10 36 (1.44%) npm
11 35 (1.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 35 (1.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 33 (1.32%) Amazon S3
13 28 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
14 24 (0.96%) Azure Service Bus
14 24 (0.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 22 (0.88%) Firebase
16 21 (0.84%) Microsoft 365
17 19 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
18 18 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.56%) HTTP
1 39 (1.56%) Internet
2 9 (0.36%) Wireless
3 6 (0.24%) LAN
3 6 (0.24%) SNMP
3 6 (0.24%) VLAN
3 6 (0.24%) WAN
4 5 (0.20%) DNS
4 5 (0.20%) FTP
4 5 (0.20%) SMTP
4 5 (0.20%) SSH
5 2 (0.080%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.080%) DAB
5 2 (0.080%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.080%) SMS
5 2 (0.080%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.040%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.040%) SSL
6 1 (0.040%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.040%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 174 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 173 (6.92%) Power BI
4 156 (6.24%) MySQL
5 139 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 133 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
7 118 (4.72%) Relational Database
8 78 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 71 (2.84%) NoSQL
10 64 (2.56%) Tableau
11 59 (2.36%) Redis
12 53 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
13 49 (1.96%) Big Data
14 48 (1.92%) MongoDB
15 36 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 33 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
17 32 (1.28%) Oracle Database
18 31 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
19 28 (1.12%) Data Lake
20 27 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 390 (15.59%) Git (software)
2 106 (4.24%) JIRA
3 96 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 92 (3.68%) Visual Studio
5 59 (2.36%) gulp
6 53 (2.12%) webpack
7 37 (1.48%) Grunt
8 35 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (1.36%) TeamCity
10 33 (1.32%) Selenium
11 31 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 27 (1.08%) GitLab
12 27 (1.08%) PHPUnit
13 25 (1.00%) JUnit
13 25 (1.00%) Visual Studio Code
14 23 (0.92%) Gradle
15 21 (0.84%) Bitbucket
16 20 (0.80%) Maven
16 20 (0.80%) Subversion
17 19 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 349 (13.95%) Social Skills
2 191 (7.64%) Finance
3 138 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 98 (3.92%) Marketing
5 86 (3.44%) Law
6 78 (3.12%) Retail
7 73 (2.92%) Manufacturing
8 68 (2.72%) Games
9 34 (1.36%) Public Sector
10 30 (1.20%) Automotive
11 26 (1.04%) Banking
12 25 (1.00%) Local Government
12 25 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
12 25 (1.00%) Telecoms
13 24 (0.96%) Legal
14 21 (0.84%) Billing
15 20 (0.80%) Documentation Skills
16 18 (0.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 15 (0.60%) Advertising
18 13 (0.52%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 823 (32.91%) HTML
2 800 (31.99%) CSS
3 753 (30.11%) .NET
4 522 (20.87%) React
5 464 (18.55%) AngularJS
6 344 (13.75%) HTML5
7 312 (12.48%) ASP.NET
8 265 (10.60%) REST
9 249 (9.96%) RESTful
10 242 (9.68%) .NET Core
11 238 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 226 (9.04%) jQuery
13 223 (8.92%) CSS3
14 178 (7.12%) Spring
15 166 (6.64%) Web Services
16 164 (6.56%) Node.js
17 160 (6.40%) Vue.js
18 151 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
19 129 (5.16%) XML
20 127 (5.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 298 (11.92%) Greenfield Project
2 230 (9.20%) User Experience
3 155 (6.20%) Data Structures
4 125 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 96 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
6 64 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 42 (1.68%) e-Learning
9 41 (1.64%) Social Media
10 37 (1.48%) Legacy Systems
11 36 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 35 (1.40%) Algorithms
13 29 (1.16%) Legacy Code
14 28 (1.12%) e-Health
15 27 (1.08%) Driving Licence
16 22 (0.88%) Public Cloud
16 22 (0.88%) Tandem
17 21 (0.84%) Cloud Native
18 18 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
19 15 (0.60%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 123 (4.92%) Linux
2 99 (3.96%) Windows
3 82 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 79 (3.16%) Android
5 48 (1.92%) Unix
6 16 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.24%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.12%) CentOS
9 3 (0.12%) zOS
10 2 (0.080%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.040%) Debian
11 1 (0.040%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 886 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (17.19%) Full Stack Development
3 383 (15.31%) MVC
4 344 (13.75%) Front End Development
5 327 (13.07%) DevOps
6 326 (13.03%) Scrum
7 297 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
8 261 (10.44%) Web Development
9 250 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 226 (9.04%) OO
11 225 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
12 222 (8.88%) Mentoring
12 222 (8.88%) TDD
13 209 (8.36%) CI/CD
14 194 (7.76%) OOP
15 191 (7.64%) Microservices
16 185 (7.40%) Unit Testing
17 184 (7.36%) SDLC
18 129 (5.16%) UX Design
19 121 (4.84%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,103 (44.10%) JavaScript
2 822 (32.87%) C#
3 685 (27.39%) SQL
4 483 (19.31%) Java
5 353 (14.11%) Python
6 293 (11.72%) PHP
7 272 (10.88%) TypeScript
8 194 (7.76%) T-SQL
9 159 (6.36%) Java 8
10 88 (3.52%) Go
11 81 (3.24%) VB.NET
12 63 (2.52%) Apex Code
13 57 (2.28%) PowerShell
14 56 (2.24%) Apple Swift
15 55 (2.20%) R
16 50 (2.00%) ES6
17 38 (1.52%) Objective-C
18 37 (1.48%) C
19 36 (1.44%) PL/SQL
20 33 (1.32%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 193 (7.72%) Degree
2 115 (4.60%) Oracle Certification
3 114 (4.56%) CIW
3 114 (4.56%) OCA
3 114 (4.56%) OCP
4 71 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 67 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 24 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.72%) HND
9 16 (0.64%) HNC
10 6 (0.24%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.20%) MCSA
12 4 (0.16%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.12%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.040%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.040%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.040%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (6.36%) QA
2 51 (2.04%) Accessibility
3 35 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.00%) SLA
5 15 (0.60%) GDPR
6 12 (0.48%) PMO
7 6 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 6 (0.24%) GxP
8 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.040%) COBIT
9 1 (0.040%) IFRS
9 1 (0.040%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.040%) PSD2
9 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 216 (8.64%) Docker
2 13 (0.52%) Varnish
3 11 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.080%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.040%) Firmware
6 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 90 (3.60%) Kubernetes
2 70 (2.80%) Terraform
3 18 (0.72%) Ansible
4 11 (0.44%) Kibana
4 11 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.32%) vCenter Server
6 7 (0.28%) Prometheus
6 7 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.16%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.12%) Grafana
8 3 (0.12%) Plesk
9 1 (0.040%) Argo
9 1 (0.040%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.040%) Packer
9 1 (0.040%) Puppet
Vendors
1 557 (22.27%) Microsoft
2 190 (7.60%) Oracle
3 84 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
4 70 (2.80%) Xamarin
5 51 (2.04%) Google
6 43 (1.72%) ServiceNow
7 36 (1.44%) Adobe
8 32 (1.28%) MuleSoft
9 29 (1.16%) Databricks
10 22 (0.88%) Informatica
11 17 (0.68%) SAP
11 17 (0.68%) Telerik
12 16 (0.64%) Dell
13 14 (0.56%) IBM
14 11 (0.44%) VMware
15 10 (0.40%) Agilent
15 10 (0.40%) Apple
16 8 (0.32%) Actian
16 8 (0.32%) TIBCO
17 7 (0.28%) Cognos