Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 4,755 4,814 5,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 31.60% 28.85% 29.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.59% 29.74% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4,275 4,556 4,981
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14,590 16,186 16,974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 96.99% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11,845 12,862 13,950
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,870 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,221
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 2,929 £37,500 -3.85% 508
East Midlands 0 1,832 £37,500 -6.25% 491
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 2,527 (53.14%) JavaScript
2 2,235 (47.00%) HTML
3 2,117 (44.52%) C#
4 2,080 (43.74%) CSS
5 1,998 (42.02%) .NET
6 1,804 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1,582 (33.27%) SQL
8 1,551 (32.62%) MVC
9 1,545 (32.49%) SQL Server
10 1,325 (27.87%) ASP.NET
11 1,196 (25.15%) AngularJS
12 1,081 (22.73%) jQuery
13 1,020 (21.45%) PHP
14 993 (20.88%) Java
15 898 (18.89%) Web Development
16 806 (16.95%) HTML5
17 773 (16.26%) Microsoft
18 748 (15.73%) MySQL
19 668 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 657 (13.82%) Git (software)
21 619 (13.02%) TDD
22 541 (11.38%) CSS3
23 538 (11.31%) ASP.NET Web API
24 535 (11.25%) RESTful
24 535 (11.25%) Scrum
25 519 (10.91%) Node.js
26 508 (10.68%) .NET Framework
27 481 (10.12%) OO
27 481 (10.12%) Front End Development
28 466 (9.80%) Finance

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
1 172 (3.62%) CMS
2 167 (3.51%) WordPress
3 150 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 101 (2.12%) Apache
5 88 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 85 (1.79%) JBoss
7 72 (1.51%) IIS
8 71 (1.49%) Drupal
9 58 (1.22%) Confluence
10 55 (1.16%) Umbraco
11 39 (0.82%) Tomcat
12 36 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
13 31 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 29 (0.61%) nginx
15 28 (0.59%) WebSphere
16 24 (0.50%) Apache Spark
17 23 (0.48%) SAS
18 20 (0.42%) NServiceBus
19 16 (0.34%) Sitefinity
20 15 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 76 (1.60%) Photoshop
2 73 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 41 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
5 26 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.17%) InDesign
9 6 (0.13%) EPLAN
9 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.13%) SPSS
10 3 (0.063%) HipChat
10 3 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.042%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.021%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.021%) GIMP
12 1 (0.021%) Moqups
12 1 (0.021%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 128 (2.69%) Magento
2 59 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 32 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 28 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.27%) Shopify
7 8 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
7 8 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.13%) OpenCart
8 6 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.084%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.084%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.063%) PlanetPress Connect
11 3 (0.063%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 351 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 230 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (2.00%) GitHub
4 77 (1.62%) SaaS
5 53 (1.11%) npm
6 48 (1.01%) Office 365
7 34 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 33 (0.69%) Google Play
9 28 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
9 28 (0.59%) PaaS
10 24 (0.50%) IaaS
11 22 (0.46%) Google Analytics
12 20 (0.42%) Serverless
13 19 (0.40%) Force.com
14 18 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
14 18 (0.38%) Bluemix
14 18 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
15 9 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.17%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.38%) Internet
2 50 (1.05%) HTTP
3 37 (0.78%) Hyperconnected
4 22 (0.46%) SMS
5 18 (0.38%) Intranet
5 18 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.34%) SSH
7 14 (0.29%) DNS
8 9 (0.19%) AMQP
8 9 (0.19%) ATM
9 8 (0.17%) DHCP
9 8 (0.17%) FTP
10 7 (0.15%) Skype
10 7 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.13%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.13%) Extranet
11 6 (0.13%) LDAP
11 6 (0.13%) Profibus
11 6 (0.13%) RFID
12 5 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,545 (32.49%) SQL Server
2 748 (15.73%) MySQL
3 339 (7.13%) NoSQL
4 299 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 288 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 243 (5.11%) SQL Server 2016
7 209 (4.40%) MongoDB
8 185 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
9 170 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 131 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 115 (2.42%) Relational Database
12 97 (2.04%) Big Data
13 86 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
13 86 (1.81%) Power BI
14 79 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
15 78 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 72 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
17 49 (1.03%) QlikView
18 43 (0.90%) OLAP
19 40 (0.84%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 657 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 304 (6.39%) Visual Studio
3 197 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 182 (3.83%) Subversion
5 158 (3.32%) JIRA
6 134 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 107 (2.25%) JUnit
8 89 (1.87%) gulp
9 80 (1.68%) Maven
10 68 (1.43%) Selenium
11 53 (1.11%) Android Studio
11 53 (1.11%) TeamCity
12 51 (1.07%) Grunt
13 50 (1.05%) webpack
14 49 (1.03%) Bitbucket
15 46 (0.97%) Xcode
16 38 (0.80%) Cucumber
17 37 (0.78%) NUnit
18 34 (0.72%) Vagrant
19 33 (0.69%) PHPUnit
General
1 466 (9.80%) Finance
2 314 (6.60%) Retail
3 273 (5.74%) Marketing
4 264 (5.55%) Advertising
5 173 (3.64%) Games
6 94 (1.98%) Banking
7 83 (1.75%) Electronics
8 72 (1.51%) Automotive
9 64 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 59 (1.24%) Telecoms
11 25 (0.53%) Legal
12 23 (0.48%) Back Office
13 14 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.27%) Music Industry
15 12 (0.25%) Local Government
16 8 (0.17%) Front Office
16 8 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.11%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.11%) Law
18 4 (0.084%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,235 (47.00%) HTML
2 2,080 (43.74%) CSS
3 1,998 (42.02%) .NET
4 1,325 (27.87%) ASP.NET
5 1,196 (25.15%) AngularJS
6 1,081 (22.73%) jQuery
7 806 (16.95%) HTML5
8 668 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 541 (11.38%) CSS3
10 538 (11.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 535 (11.25%) RESTful
12 519 (10.91%) Node.js
13 508 (10.68%) .NET Framework
14 462 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 441 (9.27%) Web Services
16 408 (8.58%) Entity Framework
17 380 (7.99%) XML
18 318 (6.69%) React
19 303 (6.37%) Laravel
20 295 (6.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 311 (6.54%) Greenfield Project
2 294 (6.18%) Mobile App
3 279 (5.87%) User Experience
4 273 (5.74%) Computer Science
5 198 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
6 100 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 86 (1.81%) Fintech
8 71 (1.49%) Social Media
9 51 (1.07%) Algorithms
10 49 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 41 (0.86%) NHS
12 38 (0.80%) Graphic Design
13 31 (0.65%) iPhone
13 31 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
14 28 (0.59%) Management Information System
15 27 (0.57%) Digital TV
16 20 (0.42%) Driving Licence
17 19 (0.40%) BBC
18 18 (0.38%) iPad
19 16 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 355 (7.47%) Linux
2 282 (5.93%) Android
3 195 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 152 (3.20%) Windows
5 55 (1.16%) Unix
6 19 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 13 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.11%) CentOS
12 5 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.11%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.084%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.063%) Debian
15 2 (0.042%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 1 (0.021%) AIX
16 1 (0.021%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.021%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,804 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,551 (32.62%) MVC
3 898 (18.89%) Web Development
4 619 (13.02%) TDD
5 535 (11.25%) Scrum
6 481 (10.12%) Front End Development
6 481 (10.12%) OO
7 450 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
8 367 (7.72%) BDD
9 357 (7.51%) SDLC
10 348 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 342 (7.19%) Unit Testing
12 326 (6.86%) E-Commerce
13 312 (6.56%) OOP
13 312 (6.56%) Web Application Development
14 291 (6.12%) Mentoring
15 290 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
16 246 (5.17%) Test Automation
17 173 (3.64%) Microservices
18 167 (3.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2,527 (53.14%) JavaScript
2 2,117 (44.52%) C#
3 1,582 (33.27%) SQL
4 1,020 (21.45%) PHP
5 993 (20.88%) Java
6 328 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 237 (4.98%) VB.NET
8 234 (4.92%) C++
9 231 (4.86%) Python
10 188 (3.95%) Ruby
11 185 (3.89%) C
12 119 (2.50%) TypeScript
13 108 (2.27%) VB
14 103 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 73 (1.54%) Objective-C
16 48 (1.01%) Scala
17 46 (0.97%) Perl
18 45 (0.95%) ES6
19 42 (0.88%) Apple Swift
20 41 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 434 (9.13%) Degree
2 132 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (0.50%) Sun Certification
7 18 (0.38%) MCP
8 16 (0.34%) MCPD
9 14 (0.29%) PhD
10 9 (0.19%) MCSD
10 9 (0.19%) SAS Certification
11 8 (0.17%) HND
11 8 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.15%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.13%) OCP
13 6 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.084%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.063%) BPSS Clearance
16 3 (0.063%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (3.55%) QA
2 51 (1.07%) SLA
3 39 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.38%) GCP
5 8 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.17%) PMO
6 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.084%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.063%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.063%) TickIT
9 1 (0.021%) GDPR
9 1 (0.021%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.021%) SEPA
System Software
1 174 (3.66%) Docker
2 13 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.17%) Samba
4 8 (0.17%) Squid
5 3 (0.063%) HDFS
5 3 (0.063%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.042%) vSphere
7 1 (0.021%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 69 (1.45%) Puppet
2 59 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.78%) Ansible
4 13 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (0.21%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.13%) Terraform
8 5 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.11%) Marathon
9 4 (0.084%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.063%) Kibana
10 3 (0.063%) SCCM
10 3 (0.063%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.042%) logstash
11 2 (0.042%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.021%) Nagios
12 1 (0.021%) Salt
Vendors
1 773 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 295 (6.20%) Oracle
3 293 (6.16%) Google
4 88 (1.85%) Xamarin
4 88 (1.85%) Zend
5 86 (1.81%) SAP
6 71 (1.49%) Twitter
7 67 (1.41%) Facebook
8 64 (1.35%) IBM
9 55 (1.16%) Adobe
10 52 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 50 (1.05%) Sitecore
12 42 (0.88%) Apple
12 42 (0.88%) Tableau
13 37 (0.78%) Cognos
14 35 (0.74%) Remedy
15 28 (0.59%) Telerik
16 25 (0.53%) ServiceNow
17 23 (0.48%) Progress
18 13 (0.27%) VMware