Period
to 19 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

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 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,119 2,990 3,658
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.26% 26.74% 27.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.82% 27.68% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,169 2,980 3,535
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 3,752 10,803 12,926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.62% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,041 8,891 10,192
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 19 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 -1 644 £45,500 +4.60% 297
East Midlands 0 471 £42,500 - 220
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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.

1 651 (58.18%) JavaScript
2 441 (39.41%) HTML
3 424 (37.89%) CSS
4 420 (37.53%) .NET
5 416 (37.18%) C#
6 381 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
7 375 (33.51%) SQL
8 291 (26.01%) SQL Server
9 289 (25.83%) AngularJS
10 233 (20.82%) Microsoft
10 233 (20.82%) MVC
11 227 (20.29%) Azure
12 223 (19.93%) PHP
13 219 (19.57%) Git (software)
14 209 (18.68%) DevOps
15 208 (18.59%) ASP.NET
16 185 (16.53%) React
17 182 (16.26%) jQuery
18 173 (15.46%) Web Development
19 157 (14.03%) .NET Framework
19 157 (14.03%) Node.js
20 152 (13.58%) MySQL
21 150 (13.40%) .NET Core
22 145 (12.96%) REST
23 138 (12.33%) Microservices
24 136 (12.15%) HTML5
25 134 (11.97%) Front End Development
26 130 (11.62%) T-SQL
27 129 (11.53%) AWS
28 120 (10.72%) TDD

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 49 (4.38%) WordPress
2 35 (3.13%) CMS
3 26 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (2.06%) Drupal
5 21 (1.88%) IIS
6 16 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.25%) Confluence
8 13 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.63%) GlassFish
10 7 (0.63%) JBoss
11 6 (0.54%) SAS
12 5 (0.45%) Apache
12 5 (0.45%) Kentico
12 5 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.45%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.27%) nginx
13 3 (0.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 20 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.27%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.27%) Sketch
7 1 (0.089%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (4.92%) Magento
2 19 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.34%) Shopify
4 9 (0.80%) Odoo
5 7 (0.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 6 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.54%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.36%) OpenCart
8 4 (0.36%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.089%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.089%) Misys Equation
10 1 (0.089%) SAP MII
10 1 (0.089%) SAP PSCD
10 1 (0.089%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.089%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 227 (20.29%) Azure
2 129 (11.53%) AWS
3 64 (5.72%) Power Platform
4 54 (4.83%) SaaS
5 38 (3.40%) npm
6 36 (3.22%) GitHub
7 34 (3.04%) Serverless
8 25 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
9 23 (2.06%) GCP
10 20 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.07%) PowerApps
12 11 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
13 10 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
14 9 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.54%) Force.com
15 6 (0.54%) Office 365
16 5 (0.45%) Google Analytics
17 4 (0.36%) Boomi
18 3 (0.27%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.23%) HTTP
2 20 (1.79%) Internet
3 7 (0.63%) FTP
4 5 (0.45%) SMTP
5 4 (0.36%) Broadband
5 4 (0.36%) SNMP
6 3 (0.27%) Intranet
7 2 (0.18%) AMQP
7 2 (0.18%) DNS
7 2 (0.18%) PBX
7 2 (0.18%) SSH
8 1 (0.089%) DAB
8 1 (0.089%) PPP
8 1 (0.089%) SSL
8 1 (0.089%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (26.01%) SQL Server
2 152 (13.58%) MySQL
3 88 (7.86%) MongoDB
3 88 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (4.83%) Relational Database
6 52 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 52 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 51 (4.56%) Power BI
8 46 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (2.41%) Big Data
11 26 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.79%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.70%) Redis
14 18 (1.61%) Data Lake
15 16 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (1.25%) HBase
16 14 (1.25%) JasperReports
17 12 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 219 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 58 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (5.09%) JIRA
4 42 (3.75%) Visual Studio
5 36 (3.22%) Jenkins
6 26 (2.32%) gulp
7 25 (2.23%) Subversion
8 22 (1.97%) webpack
9 19 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 18 (1.61%) Bitbucket
11 17 (1.52%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.16%) JUnit
12 13 (1.16%) Mockito
12 13 (1.16%) NUnit
12 13 (1.16%) Selenium
13 12 (1.07%) Grunt
13 12 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (0.89%) jspm
15 8 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 99 (8.85%) Finance
2 55 (4.92%) Marketing
3 40 (3.57%) Retail
4 34 (3.04%) Law
5 14 (1.25%) Digital Economy
5 14 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.16%) Games
6 13 (1.16%) Public Sector
7 10 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.71%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.63%) Back Office
9 7 (0.63%) Banking
10 6 (0.54%) Advertising
11 5 (0.45%) Legal
12 3 (0.27%) Automotive
12 3 (0.27%) Electronics
12 3 (0.27%) French Language
12 3 (0.27%) German Language
12 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (39.41%) HTML
2 424 (37.89%) CSS
3 420 (37.53%) .NET
4 289 (25.83%) AngularJS
5 208 (18.59%) ASP.NET
6 185 (16.53%) React
7 182 (16.26%) jQuery
8 157 (14.03%) .NET Framework
8 157 (14.03%) Node.js
9 150 (13.40%) .NET Core
10 145 (12.96%) REST
11 136 (12.15%) HTML5
12 107 (9.56%) Vue.js
13 104 (9.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 102 (9.12%) Web Services
15 100 (8.94%) RESTful
16 90 (8.04%) Sass
17 89 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 89 (7.95%) CSS3
18 73 (6.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.01%) User Experience
2 71 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 60 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (1.88%) Virtual Team
6 18 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.25%) Blog
8 10 (0.89%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.63%) Cybercrime
9 7 (0.63%) Life Science
9 7 (0.63%) W3C
10 6 (0.54%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.54%) DataPower
10 6 (0.54%) TRADACOMS
11 5 (0.45%) CMDB
11 5 (0.45%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.45%) Social Media
12 4 (0.36%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.36%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.36%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 44 (3.93%) Linux
2 40 (3.57%) Windows
3 27 (2.41%) Unix
4 23 (2.06%) Android
5 16 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.27%) CentOS
8 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (20.82%) MVC
3 209 (18.68%) DevOps
4 173 (15.46%) Web Development
5 138 (12.33%) Microservices
6 134 (11.97%) Front End Development
7 120 (10.72%) TDD
8 91 (8.13%) Scrum
9 90 (8.04%) Software Engineering
10 84 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
11 79 (7.06%) OO
12 77 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (6.61%) E-Commerce
14 65 (5.81%) Unit Testing
15 64 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (5.36%) SDLC
17 57 (5.09%) Collaborative Working
17 57 (5.09%) Test Automation
18 55 (4.92%) Mentoring
19 53 (4.74%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 651 (58.18%) JavaScript
2 416 (37.18%) C#
3 375 (33.51%) SQL
4 223 (19.93%) PHP
5 130 (11.62%) T-SQL
6 110 (9.83%) Python
7 88 (7.86%) Java
7 88 (7.86%) TypeScript
8 49 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 32 (2.86%) ES6
10 29 (2.59%) C++
10 29 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 25 (2.23%) PowerShell
12 20 (1.79%) Java 8
13 18 (1.61%) PHP 7
14 16 (1.43%) Kotlin
15 13 (1.16%) Scala
16 10 (0.89%) Ruby
16 10 (0.89%) VB
17 9 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (3.57%) Degree
2 33 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.18%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.089%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.57%) QA
2 15 (1.34%) GDPR
3 12 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.18%) IFRS
5 2 (0.18%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.089%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (7.77%) Docker
2 12 (1.07%) HDFS
3 11 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.45%) Squid
5 4 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 44 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (0.80%) Terraform
4 8 (0.71%) MIIS
5 7 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.45%) Ansible
7 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.089%) Kibana
8 1 (0.089%) logstash
8 1 (0.089%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 233 (20.82%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.00%) Oracle
3 26 (2.32%) IBM
4 22 (1.97%) Google
5 19 (1.70%) SAP
6 18 (1.61%) Adobe
6 18 (1.61%) Xamarin
7 17 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 14 (1.25%) JDA
9 11 (0.98%) Ab Initio
10 9 (0.80%) Ariba
11 8 (0.71%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.71%) Telerik
11 8 (0.71%) Teradata
12 7 (0.63%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.63%) Zend
13 6 (0.54%) HubSpot
13 6 (0.54%) SEEBURGER
14 5 (0.45%) MuleSoft