Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 4925 5123 5446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.38% 28.34% 29.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.49% 29.29% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4519 4808 5253
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,450 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,500
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 14708 17489 18005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.74% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12135 13832 14824
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,781 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 3164 £37,500 - 156
East Midlands 0 1763 £37,500 -6.25% 160
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 2649 (53.79%) JavaScript
2 2322 (47.15%) HTML
3 2219 (45.06%) C#
4 2165 (43.96%) CSS
5 2095 (42.54%) .NET
6 1855 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
7 1708 (34.68%) SQL
8 1579 (32.06%) MVC
9 1501 (30.48%) SQL Server
10 1396 (28.35%) ASP.NET
11 1342 (27.25%) AngularJS
12 1160 (23.55%) jQuery
13 1008 (20.47%) PHP
14 999 (20.28%) Java
15 907 (18.42%) HTML5
16 893 (18.13%) Web Development
17 824 (16.73%) Microsoft
18 789 (16.02%) MySQL
19 743 (15.09%) Git (software)
20 719 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
21 700 (14.21%) TDD
22 553 (11.23%) OO
23 552 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web API
24 550 (11.17%) CSS3
25 539 (10.94%) Node.js
26 525 (10.66%) Scrum
27 521 (10.58%) Finance
27 521 (10.58%) RESTful
28 514 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
29 512 (10.40%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 223 (4.53%) CMS
2 149 (3.03%) WordPress
3 125 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 93 (1.89%) Apache
5 83 (1.69%) JBoss
6 67 (1.36%) Drupal
7 62 (1.26%) IIS
8 51 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 50 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 46 (0.93%) Confluence
10 46 (0.93%) Umbraco
11 43 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (0.63%) SAS
12 31 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 30 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 29 (0.59%) nginx
15 21 (0.43%) NServiceBus
16 20 (0.41%) Apache Spark
17 19 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
18 16 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 92 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 64 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 56 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
5 37 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.20%) InDesign
9 9 (0.18%) Moqups
10 7 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.12%) SPSS
12 3 (0.061%) EPLAN
12 3 (0.061%) HipChat
12 3 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.020%) GIMP
13 1 (0.020%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 113 (2.29%) Magento
2 57 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 24 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.24%) Shopify
7 11 (0.22%) OpenCart
8 10 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
9 7 (0.14%) WebTrends
10 6 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.081%) Misys Equation
13 3 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (0.061%) PlanetPress Connect
13 3 (0.061%) Sage 200
13 3 (0.061%) SAP BPC
14 2 (0.041%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 387 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 251 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (2.42%) SaaS
4 117 (2.38%) GitHub
5 70 (1.42%) npm
6 48 (0.97%) Google Play
7 38 (0.77%) Office 365
8 28 (0.57%) Bluemix
8 28 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
9 26 (0.53%) PaaS
10 20 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
11 19 (0.39%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.37%) IaaS
13 17 (0.35%) Force.com
14 14 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
15 11 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 11 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.29%) Internet
2 53 (1.08%) HTTP
3 28 (0.57%) Hyperconnected
4 25 (0.51%) DNS
5 24 (0.49%) ATM
6 22 (0.45%) SMS
7 16 (0.32%) Skype
8 15 (0.30%) Intranet
9 12 (0.24%) SSH
10 11 (0.22%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.16%) DHCP
12 7 (0.14%) AMQP
12 7 (0.14%) FTP
12 7 (0.14%) LDAP
12 7 (0.14%) MPLS
13 6 (0.12%) CTI
13 6 (0.12%) SSL
14 5 (0.10%) Broadband
14 5 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (0.081%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1501 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 789 (16.02%) MySQL
3 386 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 301 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 278 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 252 (5.12%) MongoDB
7 230 (4.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 187 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
9 186 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 144 (2.92%) Relational Database
11 127 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
12 119 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 98 (1.99%) Big Data
14 87 (1.77%) Power BI
15 86 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 76 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
17 73 (1.48%) QlikView
18 69 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
19 42 (0.85%) Oracle Database
20 40 (0.81%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 743 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 320 (6.50%) Visual Studio
3 182 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 170 (3.45%) Subversion
5 166 (3.37%) Jenkins
6 143 (2.90%) JIRA
7 135 (2.74%) JUnit
8 117 (2.38%) gulp
9 84 (1.71%) Selenium
10 80 (1.62%) Maven
11 74 (1.50%) Xcode
12 69 (1.40%) webpack
13 63 (1.28%) Grunt
14 60 (1.22%) Android Studio
14 60 (1.22%) TeamCity
15 50 (1.02%) Bitbucket
16 49 (0.99%) NUnit
17 47 (0.95%) Cucumber
18 39 (0.79%) Eclipse
19 37 (0.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 521 (10.58%) Finance
2 385 (7.82%) Retail
3 305 (6.19%) Marketing
4 227 (4.61%) Advertising
5 171 (3.47%) Games
6 161 (3.27%) Electronics
7 100 (2.03%) Automotive
8 99 (2.01%) Banking
9 86 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 84 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 43 (0.87%) Legal
12 27 (0.55%) Back Office
13 26 (0.53%) Music Industry
14 21 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.24%) Local Government
17 8 (0.16%) Law
17 8 (0.16%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.10%) Front Office
19 4 (0.081%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2322 (47.15%) HTML
2 2165 (43.96%) CSS
3 2095 (42.54%) .NET
4 1396 (28.35%) ASP.NET
5 1342 (27.25%) AngularJS
6 1160 (23.55%) jQuery
7 907 (18.42%) HTML5
8 719 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 552 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 550 (11.17%) CSS3
11 539 (10.94%) Node.js
12 521 (10.58%) RESTful
13 512 (10.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 484 (9.83%) Web Services
15 456 (9.26%) .NET Framework
16 410 (8.32%) XML
17 351 (7.13%) REST
18 343 (6.96%) Entity Framework
19 337 (6.84%) React
20 319 (6.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 346 (7.03%) Mobile App
2 316 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
3 289 (5.87%) User Experience
4 279 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 207 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 102 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 95 (1.93%) Fintech
8 92 (1.87%) Social Media
9 73 (1.48%) Data Structures
10 55 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 40 (0.81%) Graphic Design
12 36 (0.73%) iPhone
12 36 (0.73%) NHS
13 35 (0.71%) iPad
14 27 (0.55%) BBC
14 27 (0.55%) Digital TV
15 24 (0.49%) Management Information System
16 21 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
17 20 (0.41%) Driving Licence
18 16 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 356 (7.23%) Linux
2 336 (6.82%) Android
3 254 (5.16%) Apple iOS
4 189 (3.84%) Windows
5 49 (0.99%) Unix
6 17 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.24%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.061%) Debian
12 3 (0.061%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.041%) CentOS
14 1 (0.020%) AIX
14 1 (0.020%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.020%) Solaris
14 1 (0.020%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1855 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1579 (32.06%) MVC
3 893 (18.13%) Web Development
4 700 (14.21%) TDD
5 553 (11.23%) OO
6 525 (10.66%) Scrum
7 514 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
8 469 (9.52%) Front End Development
9 383 (7.78%) BDD
10 378 (7.68%) SDLC
11 361 (7.33%) Unit Testing
12 352 (7.15%) Software Engineering
13 328 (6.66%) E-Commerce
14 320 (6.50%) Web Application Development
15 306 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
16 297 (6.03%) Mentoring
17 282 (5.73%) OOP
18 265 (5.38%) Test Automation
19 197 (4.00%) Android Development
20 178 (3.61%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2649 (53.79%) JavaScript
2 2219 (45.06%) C#
3 1708 (34.68%) SQL
4 1008 (20.47%) PHP
5 999 (20.28%) Java
6 361 (7.33%) T-SQL
7 269 (5.46%) VB.NET
8 258 (5.24%) Python
9 242 (4.91%) C++
10 215 (4.37%) Ruby
11 214 (4.35%) C
12 116 (2.36%) TypeScript
13 112 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 98 (1.99%) VB
15 92 (1.87%) Objective-C
16 57 (1.16%) Apple Swift
17 55 (1.12%) XPath
18 48 (0.97%) Scala
19 44 (0.89%) Perl
20 40 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 471 (9.56%) Degree
2 138 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 101 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 25 (0.51%) Sun Certification
7 20 (0.41%) PhD
8 18 (0.37%) MCPD
9 16 (0.32%) SAS Certification
10 15 (0.30%) MCSD
11 14 (0.28%) MCP
12 13 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
13 12 (0.24%) HND
14 8 (0.16%) GNVQ
14 8 (0.16%) Master's Degree
15 7 (0.14%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.12%) OCP
16 6 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
17 5 (0.10%) ISEB
17 5 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (3.39%) QA
2 52 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 43 (0.87%) SLA
4 6 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.10%) GCP
5 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.081%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.041%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.020%) Section 508
8 1 (0.020%) SEPA
8 1 (0.020%) TickIT
8 1 (0.020%) WCAG
System Software
1 138 (2.80%) Docker
2 10 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.16%) Samba
3 8 (0.16%) Squid
4 7 (0.14%) Firmware
5 3 (0.061%) HDFS
6 2 (0.041%) vSphere
7 1 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.020%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (1.14%) Puppet
2 49 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (0.79%) Ansible
4 13 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (0.20%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.20%) Terraform
6 9 (0.18%) Kibana
7 7 (0.14%) TeamSite
8 5 (0.10%) Marathon
9 4 (0.081%) Grafana
10 3 (0.061%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.061%) logstash
10 3 (0.061%) WSUS
11 2 (0.041%) Salt
11 2 (0.041%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.020%) Nagios
Vendors
1 824 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 356 (7.23%) Oracle
3 238 (4.83%) Google
4 93 (1.89%) Xamarin
5 89 (1.81%) Zend
6 88 (1.79%) IBM
7 83 (1.69%) Adobe
8 78 (1.58%) SAP
9 67 (1.36%) Twitter
10 61 (1.24%) Facebook
11 54 (1.10%) Cognos
12 52 (1.06%) Tableau
13 47 (0.95%) Sitecore
14 46 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
15 43 (0.87%) Apple
16 29 (0.59%) Telerik
17 24 (0.49%) ServiceNow
18 20 (0.41%) Progress
18 20 (0.41%) Remedy
19 18 (0.37%) Informatica