Period
to

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,280 2,300 1,550
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.44% 24.67% 25.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.17% 26.67% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,415 1,838 1,392
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,925 £28,794
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
75th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £54,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 11,304 8,623 5,864
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.42% 92.49% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7,054 6,531 4,928
10th Percentile £27,625 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,195 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £58,934 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -2 1,558 £52,500 +16.67% 235
East Midlands -4 700 £50,000 +17.65% 181
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Developer job roles required the following 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 1,164 (51.05%) JavaScript
2 1,100 (48.25%) Agile
3 885 (38.82%) C#
4 829 (36.36%) .NET
5 792 (34.74%) HTML
6 759 (33.29%) CSS
7 737 (32.32%) SQL
8 590 (25.88%) Azure
9 588 (25.79%) Microsoft
10 585 (25.66%) React
11 525 (23.03%) Java
12 513 (22.50%) SQL Server
13 503 (22.06%) Git (software)
14 413 (18.11%) Full Stack Development
15 400 (17.54%) MVC
16 389 (17.06%) Scrum
17 378 (16.58%) DevOps
18 364 (15.96%) Front End Development
19 361 (15.83%) Social Skills
20 360 (15.79%) jQuery
21 355 (15.57%) AngularJS
22 353 (15.48%) .NET Core
23 332 (14.56%) Web Development
24 328 (14.39%) ASP.NET
25 324 (14.21%) AWS
26 298 (13.07%) HTML5
27 294 (12.89%) Software Engineering
28 282 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
29 267 (11.71%) REST
30 261 (11.45%) 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 86 (3.77%) CMS
2 51 (2.24%) Confluence
3 38 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 36 (1.58%) Umbraco
5 34 (1.49%) IIS
6 25 (1.10%) WordPress
7 17 (0.75%) ThingWorx
8 16 (0.70%) JBoss
9 15 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 13 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.44%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.39%) ColdFusion
13 7 (0.31%) nginx
14 6 (0.26%) Apache
14 6 (0.26%) Appian
15 5 (0.22%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.18%) Totara
17 2 (0.088%) Apache Spark
17 2 (0.088%) Liferay
Applications
1 40 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.96%) InVision
3 22 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
3 22 (0.96%) Sketch
4 12 (0.53%) Camtasia
5 11 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.26%) InDesign
7 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.088%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.088%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.088%) Simulink
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.044%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (0.79%) Magento
2 10 (0.44%) Exstream
3 7 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.22%) Shopify
5 4 (0.18%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.088%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.088%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.044%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.044%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.044%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 590 (25.88%) Azure
2 324 (14.21%) AWS
3 175 (7.68%) Power Platform
4 173 (7.59%) Azure DevOps
5 170 (7.46%) SaaS
6 144 (6.32%) Serverless
7 88 (3.86%) Azure Service Bus
8 78 (3.42%) Azure Functions
9 51 (2.24%) GitHub
10 45 (1.97%) GCP
11 36 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
12 35 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
13 33 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
14 31 (1.36%) PaaS
15 25 (1.10%) Amazon S3
16 23 (1.01%) Azure Logic Apps
17 21 (0.92%) Power Automate
17 21 (0.92%) PowerApps
18 20 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 20 (0.88%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.03%) Internet
2 24 (1.05%) HTTP
3 13 (0.57%) Broadband
4 11 (0.48%) FTP
5 10 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.35%) Modbus
7 6 (0.26%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.26%) Skype
8 4 (0.18%) DNS
8 4 (0.18%) LAN
8 4 (0.18%) WAN
8 4 (0.18%) WebEx
9 3 (0.13%) SSL
10 2 (0.088%) Firewall
10 2 (0.088%) MQTT
10 2 (0.088%) RS-485
10 2 (0.088%) RTP
10 2 (0.088%) SNMP
10 2 (0.088%) VLAN
10 2 (0.088%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 143 (6.27%) Power BI
3 140 (6.14%) MySQL
4 105 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
5 103 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 94 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 89 (3.90%) MongoDB
8 77 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 74 (3.25%) NoSQL
10 49 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (1.62%) DynamoDB
12 33 (1.45%) Redis
13 31 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
13 31 (1.36%) Big Data
14 27 (1.18%) Data Lake
14 27 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (1.14%) Tableau
16 24 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
17 20 (0.88%) Oracle Database
18 17 (0.75%) Data Vault
Development Applications
1 503 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 151 (6.62%) JIRA
3 107 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 89 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 76 (3.33%) webpack
6 55 (2.41%) gulp
7 52 (2.28%) JUnit
8 51 (2.24%) Grunt
9 50 (2.19%) Jenkins
10 44 (1.93%) Subversion
11 40 (1.75%) PostCSS
12 36 (1.58%) Maven
13 30 (1.32%) TeamCity
14 29 (1.27%) GitLab
15 25 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 23 (1.01%) Gradle
17 21 (0.92%) Mocha
18 19 (0.83%) IntelliJ
19 18 (0.79%) Mockito
19 18 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 361 (15.83%) Social Skills
2 181 (7.94%) Marketing
3 167 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 153 (6.71%) Finance
5 108 (4.74%) Public Sector
6 105 (4.61%) Manufacturing
7 79 (3.46%) Retail
8 70 (3.07%) Games
9 64 (2.81%) Automotive
10 60 (2.63%) Law
11 57 (2.50%) Publishing
12 52 (2.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 35 (1.54%) Advertising
14 29 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
15 26 (1.14%) Local Government
16 24 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
16 24 (1.05%) Legal
17 16 (0.70%) Organisational Skills
17 16 (0.70%) Presentation Skills
17 16 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (36.36%) .NET
2 792 (34.74%) HTML
3 759 (33.29%) CSS
4 585 (25.66%) React
5 360 (15.79%) jQuery
6 355 (15.57%) AngularJS
7 353 (15.48%) .NET Core
8 328 (14.39%) ASP.NET
9 298 (13.07%) HTML5
10 267 (11.71%) REST
11 257 (11.27%) .NET Framework
12 202 (8.86%) RESTful
12 202 (8.86%) Spring
13 194 (8.51%) CSS3
14 169 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 168 (7.37%) Sass
16 164 (7.19%) XML
17 160 (7.02%) Node.js
18 153 (6.71%) Entity Framework
19 145 (6.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 250 (10.96%) User Experience
2 171 (7.50%) Data Structures
3 128 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
4 98 (4.30%) Mobile App
5 83 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 52 (2.28%) Virtual Team
7 51 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 37 (1.62%) Cloud Native
9 29 (1.27%) IoT
10 25 (1.10%) Blockchain
10 25 (1.10%) Blog
11 24 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.05%) NHS
12 23 (1.01%) Management Information System
13 21 (0.92%) EPoS
13 21 (0.92%) Raspberry Pi
14 18 (0.79%) Digital Media
14 18 (0.79%) Social Media
15 17 (0.75%) Augmented Reality
15 17 (0.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 154 (6.75%) Android
2 138 (6.05%) Apple iOS
3 136 (5.96%) Linux
4 62 (2.72%) Windows
5 58 (2.54%) Unix
6 7 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.26%) VxWorks
8 4 (0.18%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.044%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.044%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,100 (48.25%) Agile
2 413 (18.11%) Full Stack Development
3 400 (17.54%) MVC
4 389 (17.06%) Scrum
5 378 (16.58%) DevOps
6 364 (15.96%) Front End Development
7 332 (14.56%) Web Development
8 294 (12.89%) Software Engineering
9 282 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
10 261 (11.45%) TDD
11 241 (10.57%) Mentoring
12 211 (9.25%) Microservices
13 206 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
14 204 (8.95%) OO
15 192 (8.42%) Unit Testing
16 152 (6.67%) OOP
17 140 (6.14%) UX Design
18 134 (5.88%) Coaching
19 127 (5.57%) CI/CD
20 122 (5.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1,164 (51.05%) JavaScript
2 885 (38.82%) C#
3 737 (32.32%) SQL
4 525 (23.03%) Java
5 258 (11.32%) Python
6 240 (10.53%) PHP
7 214 (9.39%) TypeScript
8 184 (8.07%) T-SQL
9 126 (5.53%) ES6
10 74 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 64 (2.81%) Go
12 51 (2.24%) VB.NET
13 43 (1.89%) C++
14 40 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 35 (1.54%) Ruby
16 28 (1.23%) Kotlin
17 26 (1.14%) C
18 25 (1.10%) MATLAB
19 17 (0.75%) VBA
20 16 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 193 (8.46%) Degree
2 115 (5.04%) Oracle Certification
3 114 (5.00%) CIW
3 114 (5.00%) OCA
3 114 (5.00%) OCP
4 55 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 43 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 40 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 24 (1.05%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.22%) HNC
10 2 (0.088%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.088%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.088%) PhD
11 1 (0.044%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.044%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.044%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (6.67%) QA
2 54 (2.37%) Accessibility
3 23 (1.01%) GDPR
4 10 (0.44%) SLA
5 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.18%) PMO
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.044%) COBIT
8 1 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.044%) NCSC
8 1 (0.044%) NIST
8 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.044%) PSD2
8 1 (0.044%) WCAG
System Software
1 157 (6.89%) Docker
2 8 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.088%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 165 (7.24%) Kubernetes
2 78 (3.42%) Terraform
3 15 (0.66%) Kibana
4 11 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.26%) vCenter Server
6 5 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (0.22%) Ansible
7 3 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.088%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.088%) Rancher
8 2 (0.088%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.044%) MIIS
9 1 (0.044%) Puppet
Vendors
1 588 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 193 (8.46%) Oracle
3 87 (3.82%) Xamarin
4 71 (3.11%) Sun
5 48 (2.11%) Google
6 37 (1.62%) NEC
6 37 (1.62%) Northgate
7 30 (1.32%) Adobe
8 21 (0.92%) Databricks
8 21 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (0.75%) Cognos
9 17 (0.75%) PTC
9 17 (0.75%) SAP
10 16 (0.70%) Netezza
11 13 (0.57%) Twitter
12 11 (0.48%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.44%) MuleSoft
13 10 (0.44%) Telerik
14 9 (0.39%) SYSPRO
14 9 (0.39%) UiPath