Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 3,975 5,034 5,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.43% 32.91% 27.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.42% 34.01% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,509 4,749 4,715
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 13,509 14,800 17,932
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.75% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10,751 12,330 14,271
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 2,370 £40,000 +6.67% 480
East Midlands 0 1,595 £40,000 - 406
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 2,175 (54.72%) JavaScript
2 1,983 (49.89%) C#
3 1,812 (45.58%) .NET
4 1,743 (43.85%) HTML
5 1,619 (40.73%) CSS
6 1,557 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1,536 (38.64%) SQL
8 1,356 (34.11%) SQL Server
9 1,187 (29.86%) MVC
10 1,054 (26.52%) ASP.NET
11 928 (23.35%) AngularJS
12 871 (21.91%) Microsoft
13 811 (20.40%) Java
14 711 (17.89%) jQuery
15 647 (16.28%) Web Development
16 587 (14.77%) HTML5
17 571 (14.36%) TDD
18 551 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC
19 549 (13.81%) Git (software)
20 545 (13.71%) PHP
21 489 (12.30%) Scrum
22 481 (12.10%) Web Services
23 457 (11.50%) .NET Framework
24 449 (11.30%) Finance
25 448 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
26 440 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
27 397 (9.99%) T-SQL
28 384 (9.66%) React
29 382 (9.61%) Degree
30 381 (9.58%) MySQL

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
1 180 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 145 (3.65%) CMS
3 114 (2.87%) WordPress
4 94 (2.36%) Apache
5 81 (2.04%) JBoss
6 72 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 56 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 54 (1.36%) Confluence
8 54 (1.36%) Umbraco
9 51 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 49 (1.23%) IIS
11 47 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
12 44 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 32 (0.81%) K2 blackpearl
14 30 (0.75%) Drupal
14 30 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 29 (0.73%) WebSphere
16 26 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
17 22 (0.55%) NServiceBus
18 20 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 76 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 24 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.18%) Simulink
9 6 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.15%) Stateflow
10 5 (0.13%) TargetLink
11 4 (0.10%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.10%) Maya
12 3 (0.075%) Moqups
13 2 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.050%) Blender
13 2 (0.050%) InDesign
14 1 (0.025%) GIMP
14 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 66 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 47 (1.18%) Magento
4 40 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
5 26 (0.65%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.33%) SAP Business One
7 12 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.25%) FastStats
9 9 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.13%) Shopify
11 4 (0.10%) OpenCart
12 3 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.050%) R3 Corda
13 2 (0.050%) Sage 200
14 1 (0.025%) Misys Midas
14 1 (0.025%) OpenText MBPM
14 1 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
14 1 (0.025%) Sage 1000
14 1 (0.025%) SAP ERP
14 1 (0.025%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 440 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 198 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (2.77%) SaaS
4 73 (1.84%) GitHub
5 65 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
6 56 (1.41%) Office 365
7 47 (1.18%) PaaS
8 46 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 35 (0.88%) IaaS
10 28 (0.70%) npm
11 27 (0.68%) Serverless
12 18 (0.45%) Google Analytics
13 15 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.33%) CloudFront
15 12 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (0.28%) Azure Functions
17 10 (0.25%) Force.com
18 8 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 8 (0.20%) DigitalOcean
19 7 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 61 (1.53%) Internet
2 30 (0.75%) HTTP
3 27 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.58%) SSL
5 22 (0.55%) Intranet
5 22 (0.55%) SMS
6 15 (0.38%) DNS
7 12 (0.30%) Skype
8 10 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.20%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.15%) Hyperconnected
11 4 (0.10%) Broadband
11 4 (0.10%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.075%) SSH
13 2 (0.050%) DHCP
13 2 (0.050%) Extranet
13 2 (0.050%) FTP
13 2 (0.050%) Modbus
13 2 (0.050%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,356 (34.11%) SQL Server
2 381 (9.58%) MySQL
3 348 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 271 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 214 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 211 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 189 (4.75%) Relational Database
8 173 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 159 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
10 158 (3.97%) MongoDB
11 116 (2.92%) Power BI
12 99 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 85 (2.14%) Big Data
14 77 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
15 67 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
16 57 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
17 37 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
18 32 (0.81%) RavenDB
19 28 (0.70%) SSDT
20 25 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 549 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 275 (6.92%) Visual Studio
3 265 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 139 (3.50%) JIRA
5 131 (3.30%) Jenkins
6 126 (3.17%) JUnit
7 125 (3.14%) Maven
8 110 (2.77%) Subversion
9 90 (2.26%) webpack
10 70 (1.76%) Bitbucket
10 70 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 65 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 60 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 54 (1.36%) Cucumber
14 53 (1.33%) TeamCity
15 51 (1.28%) gulp
16 50 (1.26%) Jasmine
17 47 (1.18%) NUnit
18 42 (1.06%) Selenium
19 39 (0.98%) Grunt
General
1 449 (11.30%) Finance
2 250 (6.29%) Retail
3 162 (4.08%) Advertising
4 161 (4.05%) Marketing
5 100 (2.52%) Automotive
6 77 (1.94%) Games
7 72 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 57 (1.43%) Legal
9 53 (1.33%) Law
10 52 (1.31%) Banking
11 21 (0.53%) Back Office
12 15 (0.38%) Electronics
13 12 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.30%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.20%) Front Office
14 8 (0.20%) German Language
15 7 (0.18%) Publishing
16 6 (0.15%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.13%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,812 (45.58%) .NET
2 1,743 (43.85%) HTML
3 1,619 (40.73%) CSS
4 1,054 (26.52%) ASP.NET
5 928 (23.35%) AngularJS
6 711 (17.89%) jQuery
7 587 (14.77%) HTML5
8 551 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 481 (12.10%) Web Services
10 457 (11.50%) .NET Framework
11 448 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 384 (9.66%) React
13 381 (9.58%) Spring
14 359 (9.03%) RESTful
15 345 (8.68%) Entity Framework
16 342 (8.60%) CSS3
17 322 (8.10%) Node.js
18 282 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 266 (6.69%) JSON
20 261 (6.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 247 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
2 215 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 194 (4.88%) User Experience
4 190 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 141 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 112 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 82 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 53 (1.33%) Fintech
9 48 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 46 (1.16%) Social Media
11 37 (0.93%) NHS
12 31 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 29 (0.73%) Graphic Design
14 28 (0.70%) Algorithms
15 20 (0.50%) Replication
16 19 (0.48%) FMCG
16 19 (0.48%) Music Streaming
17 17 (0.43%) Driving Licence
18 15 (0.38%) Client/Server
19 14 (0.35%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 261 (6.57%) Linux
2 234 (5.89%) Windows
3 115 (2.89%) Android
4 99 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 68 (1.71%) Unix
6 27 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 12 (0.30%) CentOS
8 7 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.18%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.10%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.050%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.050%) VMS
12 2 (0.050%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,557 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1,187 (29.86%) MVC
3 647 (16.28%) Web Development
4 571 (14.36%) TDD
5 489 (12.30%) Scrum
6 375 (9.43%) Front End Development
7 363 (9.13%) OO
8 344 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
9 318 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 300 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
11 294 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
12 273 (6.87%) BDD
13 261 (6.57%) Unit Testing
14 248 (6.24%) OOP
15 242 (6.09%) Microservices
16 237 (5.96%) E-Commerce
17 211 (5.31%) Test Automation
18 210 (5.28%) Mentoring
19 205 (5.16%) SDLC
20 177 (4.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,175 (54.72%) JavaScript
2 1,983 (49.89%) C#
3 1,536 (38.64%) SQL
4 811 (20.40%) Java
5 545 (13.71%) PHP
6 397 (9.99%) T-SQL
7 227 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 171 (4.30%) C++
9 147 (3.70%) Python
10 138 (3.47%) Java 8
11 129 (3.25%) TypeScript
12 107 (2.69%) Ruby
13 95 (2.39%) PowerShell
14 91 (2.29%) VB
15 69 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 66 (1.66%) C
17 48 (1.21%) ES6
18 41 (1.03%) Objective-C
18 41 (1.03%) Scala
19 36 (0.91%) X++
Qualifications
1 382 (9.61%) Degree
2 140 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.01%) MCPD
6 34 (0.86%) MCP
7 26 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 22 (0.55%) PhD
9 19 (0.48%) DBS Check
10 16 (0.40%) BC Cleared
11 11 (0.28%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.13%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.10%) HND
14 3 (0.075%) MCSE
14 3 (0.075%) Numerate Degree
15 2 (0.050%) ACCA
15 2 (0.050%) CIMA
15 2 (0.050%) CIPD
15 2 (0.050%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (1.81%) QA
2 22 (0.55%) SLA
3 17 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.38%) PMO
5 12 (0.30%) GDPR
6 9 (0.23%) GCP
6 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.13%) HAZOP
9 3 (0.075%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.050%) SEPA
10 2 (0.050%) WCAG
11 1 (0.025%) DICOM
11 1 (0.025%) HL7
11 1 (0.025%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.025%) TickIT
System Software
1 149 (3.75%) Docker
2 19 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.13%) Varnish
5 4 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.050%) Samba
6 2 (0.050%) Squid
7 1 (0.025%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.025%) Firmware
7 1 (0.025%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (0.83%) Kubernetes
2 29 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.70%) Puppet
4 19 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 18 (0.45%) Terraform
6 17 (0.43%) Marathon
7 14 (0.35%) Ansible
8 10 (0.25%) cPanel
9 8 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.18%) SCCM
10 7 (0.18%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.15%) Kibana
12 5 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.10%) Galera Cluster
13 4 (0.10%) Plesk
13 4 (0.10%) TeamSite
14 3 (0.075%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.075%) logstash
14 3 (0.075%) Oozie
14 3 (0.075%) Rancher
Vendors
1 871 (21.91%) Microsoft
2 220 (5.53%) Oracle
3 182 (4.58%) Google
4 134 (3.37%) Xamarin
5 81 (2.04%) SAP
6 49 (1.23%) Zend
7 47 (1.18%) Adobe
8 44 (1.11%) Twitter
9 38 (0.96%) Tableau
10 34 (0.86%) Apple
11 33 (0.83%) Facebook
12 29 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (0.60%) Capita
14 23 (0.58%) Sage
15 16 (0.40%) DevExpress
15 16 (0.40%) Infor
16 15 (0.38%) Telerik
17 13 (0.33%) Epicor
17 13 (0.33%) Sitecore
17 13 (0.33%) Yahoo!