Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,990 3,658 4,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.74% 27.35% 32.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.68% 28.30% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,740 3,244 4,571
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 10,803 12,926 14,484
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.63% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8,891 10,192 12,061
Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

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 October 2019.

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 2019. 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 1,704 £42,500 +6.25% 487
East Midlands 0 1,272 £42,500 +1.19% 366
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 1,453 (48.60%) JavaScript
2 1,399 (46.79%) C#
3 1,323 (44.25%) .NET
4 1,273 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
5 1,069 (35.75%) SQL
6 1,061 (35.48%) HTML
7 1,057 (35.35%) CSS
8 745 (24.92%) SQL Server
9 744 (24.88%) ASP.NET
10 665 (22.24%) MVC
11 594 (19.87%) AngularJS
12 577 (19.30%) Microsoft
13 528 (17.66%) Web Development
13 528 (17.66%) Azure
14 473 (15.82%) Java
15 462 (15.45%) PHP
16 458 (15.32%) Scrum
17 433 (14.48%) Git (software)
18 409 (13.68%) jQuery
19 408 (13.65%) MySQL
20 347 (11.61%) .NET Framework
21 340 (11.37%) AWS
21 340 (11.37%) React
22 332 (11.10%) Web Services
23 325 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
24 324 (10.84%) HTML5
25 317 (10.60%) SDLC
26 315 (10.54%) Node.js
26 315 (10.54%) OO
27 307 (10.27%) T-SQL

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 75 (2.51%) WordPress
2 71 (2.37%) CMS
3 69 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 57 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 44 (1.47%) Apache
6 38 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 35 (1.17%) IIS
8 27 (0.90%) Umbraco
9 26 (0.87%) Confluence
10 24 (0.80%) Drupal
11 22 (0.74%) NServiceBus
12 19 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (0.40%) JBoss
14 10 (0.33%) SAS
15 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.20%) CICS
16 6 (0.20%) nginx
16 6 (0.20%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 24 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.54%) S-PLUS
5 9 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.20%) SPSS
8 4 (0.13%) Adobe XD
8 4 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.13%) Moqups
9 3 (0.10%) HipChat
10 2 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.067%) Sketch
11 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.033%) Figma
11 1 (0.033%) InDesign
11 1 (0.033%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.033%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.033%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.00%) Magento
2 28 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.54%) NetSuite
5 15 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.20%) Shopify
7 5 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.17%) SAP EHS
8 4 (0.13%) OpenCart
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.13%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.10%) OPENHousing
9 3 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.10%) Sage CRM
9 3 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.067%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.067%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 528 (17.66%) Azure
2 340 (11.37%) AWS
3 115 (3.85%) Power Platform
4 88 (2.94%) SaaS
5 80 (2.68%) Serverless
6 64 (2.14%) GCP
7 52 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
8 42 (1.40%) GitHub
9 32 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
10 31 (1.04%) Office 365
11 30 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (1.00%) npm
12 16 (0.54%) PaaS
13 15 (0.50%) Heroku
14 14 (0.47%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.43%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.43%) Azure Functions
16 11 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.37%) Amazon EKS
16 11 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.37%) Internet
2 21 (0.70%) HTTP
3 13 (0.43%) FTP
4 12 (0.40%) SMTP
4 12 (0.40%) SSH
5 10 (0.33%) SSL
6 8 (0.27%) DAB
6 8 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.23%) MQTT
8 6 (0.20%) Broadband
8 6 (0.20%) Intranet
8 6 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.20%) xDSL
9 5 (0.17%) Skype
10 3 (0.10%) Modbus
10 3 (0.10%) RS-232
11 2 (0.067%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.067%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.067%) SMS
11 2 (0.067%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 745 (24.92%) SQL Server
2 408 (13.65%) MySQL
3 240 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 215 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 156 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
6 140 (4.68%) MongoDB
7 127 (4.25%) Relational Database
8 119 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 110 (3.68%) Power BI
10 100 (3.34%) Big Data
11 83 (2.78%) NoSQL
12 79 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
13 77 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 60 (2.01%) Hadoop
15 51 (1.71%) HBase
16 49 (1.64%) Apache Hive
16 49 (1.64%) Impala
17 40 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
18 38 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 433 (14.48%) Git (software)
2 180 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 137 (4.58%) Jenkins
4 110 (3.68%) JIRA
5 109 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 77 (2.58%) Maven
7 59 (1.97%) Subversion
8 50 (1.67%) Selenium
9 45 (1.51%) webpack
10 43 (1.44%) JUnit
11 32 (1.07%) Gradle
12 30 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 30 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
13 28 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
14 27 (0.90%) TeamCity
15 24 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
16 23 (0.77%) gulp
16 23 (0.77%) SonarQube
17 22 (0.74%) PHPUnit
18 20 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 226 (7.56%) Finance
2 204 (6.82%) Retail
3 111 (3.71%) Marketing
4 96 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 93 (3.11%) Public Sector
6 51 (1.71%) Games
7 45 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 23 (0.77%) Electronics
9 16 (0.54%) Automotive
10 12 (0.40%) Law
11 10 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.33%) Banking
12 9 (0.30%) Billing
13 8 (0.27%) Advertising
14 6 (0.20%) Back Office
14 6 (0.20%) Legal
14 6 (0.20%) Local Government
15 4 (0.13%) Social Housing
16 3 (0.10%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.10%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,323 (44.25%) .NET
2 1,061 (35.48%) HTML
3 1,057 (35.35%) CSS
4 744 (24.88%) ASP.NET
5 594 (19.87%) AngularJS
6 409 (13.68%) jQuery
7 347 (11.61%) .NET Framework
8 340 (11.37%) React
9 332 (11.10%) Web Services
10 324 (10.84%) HTML5
11 315 (10.54%) Node.js
12 263 (8.80%) Spring
13 259 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 235 (7.86%) .NET Core
15 231 (7.73%) RESTful
16 228 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 197 (6.59%) CSS3
18 185 (6.19%) REST
19 184 (6.15%) Laravel
20 147 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 219 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 194 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 179 (5.99%) User Experience
4 177 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 41 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 34 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 34 (1.14%) NHS
10 32 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 31 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 27 (0.90%) Graphic Design
13 23 (0.77%) EPoS
14 20 (0.67%) iPad
14 20 (0.67%) Robotics
15 19 (0.64%) Data Centre
16 12 (0.40%) Xbox
17 11 (0.37%) iSeries
18 10 (0.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 170 (5.69%) Linux
2 118 (3.95%) Windows
3 97 (3.24%) Android
4 87 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 46 (1.54%) Unix
6 16 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.13%) CentOS
10 3 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.067%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.067%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.067%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,273 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (22.24%) MVC
3 528 (17.66%) Web Development
4 458 (15.32%) Scrum
5 325 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
6 317 (10.60%) SDLC
7 315 (10.54%) OO
8 284 (9.50%) DevOps
9 278 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 278 (9.30%) TDD
10 234 (7.83%) Front End Development
11 222 (7.42%) Software Engineering
12 211 (7.06%) Test Automation
13 210 (7.02%) Unit Testing
14 209 (6.99%) Mentoring
15 186 (6.22%) Microservices
16 172 (5.75%) Computer Science
17 169 (5.65%) E-Commerce
18 167 (5.59%) OOP
19 155 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,453 (48.60%) JavaScript
2 1,399 (46.79%) C#
3 1,069 (35.75%) SQL
4 473 (15.82%) Java
5 462 (15.45%) PHP
6 307 (10.27%) T-SQL
7 161 (5.38%) VB.NET
8 140 (4.68%) Python
9 139 (4.65%) TypeScript
10 83 (2.78%) C++
11 67 (2.24%) ES6
12 62 (2.07%) Scala
13 53 (1.77%) C
14 50 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 49 (1.64%) Kotlin
16 41 (1.37%) Java 8
17 39 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 35 (1.17%) Apple Swift
18 35 (1.17%) Objective-C
19 32 (1.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 250 (8.36%) Degree
2 51 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 30 (1.00%) HND
6 27 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 12 (0.40%) MCP
9 10 (0.33%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.13%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.10%) MCSD
12 3 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.067%) MCPD
13 2 (0.067%) MCSA
13 2 (0.067%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.067%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.033%) GISP
14 1 (0.033%) PhD
14 1 (0.033%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (3.65%) QA
2 19 (0.64%) GDPR
3 14 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.47%) PMO
4 9 (0.30%) SLA
5 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.067%) WCAG
7 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 215 (7.19%) Docker
2 41 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.94%) Firmware
4 9 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.067%) vCloud
7 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.067%) XenApp
7 2 (0.067%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.033%) Postfix
8 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 18 (0.60%) Ansible
3 16 (0.54%) Kibana
4 15 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.47%) Puppet
5 14 (0.47%) Terraform
6 13 (0.43%) logstash
7 8 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.10%) SCCM
11 2 (0.067%) Icinga
11 2 (0.067%) Nagios
11 2 (0.067%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.067%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.033%) Grafana
12 1 (0.033%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 577 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 130 (4.35%) Oracle
3 81 (2.71%) Google
4 72 (2.41%) Xamarin
5 61 (2.04%) SAP
6 52 (1.74%) Tableau
7 46 (1.54%) IBM
8 39 (1.30%) Zend
9 38 (1.27%) Cognos
10 31 (1.04%) Adobe
11 23 (0.77%) Apple
12 21 (0.70%) Atlassian
13 19 (0.64%) ForgeRock
14 18 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.50%) UiPath
16 11 (0.37%) Databricks
17 10 (0.33%) JDA
18 9 (0.30%) Sage
19 8 (0.27%) Sitecore
19 8 (0.27%) Talend