Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 97 88
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 435 480 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.56% 3.16% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 3.26% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 367 420 499
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +7.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,975 £24,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 11,740 14,722 15,755
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 97.00% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8,830 11,896 12,598
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in the Midlands

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Software Developer in the Midlands

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in the Midlands

Software 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 Software Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 February 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 +29 273 £38,000 +3.28% 103
East Midlands -6 162 £40,000 +6.67% 98
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 344 (79.08%) C#
2 321 (73.79%) .NET
3 229 (52.64%) JavaScript
4 211 (48.51%) SQL
5 209 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
6 196 (45.06%) ASP.NET
6 196 (45.06%) MVC
7 185 (42.53%) SQL Server
8 175 (40.23%) HTML
9 165 (37.93%) CSS
9 165 (37.93%) Microsoft
10 116 (26.67%) AngularJS
11 111 (25.52%) Visual Studio
12 102 (23.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 100 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 100 (22.99%) Software Engineering
14 88 (20.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 87 (20.00%) HTML5
16 85 (19.54%) Web Services
17 82 (18.85%) .NET Framework
18 79 (18.16%) Scrum
18 79 (18.16%) TDD
19 74 (17.01%) LINQ
20 71 (16.32%) Degree
21 67 (15.40%) OOP
22 66 (15.17%) T-SQL
22 66 (15.17%) jQuery
23 63 (14.48%) Web Development
23 63 (14.48%) OO
24 61 (14.02%) Problem-Solving

Software 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 25 (5.75%) Confluence
2 14 (3.22%) CMS
3 11 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (2.07%) Drupal
4 9 (2.07%) IIS
5 6 (1.38%) JBoss
6 5 (1.15%) Apache
6 5 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.15%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.15%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.92%) eZ Publish
7 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.46%) WordPress
10 1 (0.23%) MODX
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) ArchiCAD
1 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.23%) MicroStation
1 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.23%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 102 (23.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (5.52%) SaaS
4 11 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.07%) npm
6 8 (1.84%) NuGet
7 5 (1.15%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.92%) Office 365
9 3 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.23%) PaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Serverless
10 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.22%) Internet
2 3 (0.69%) Broadband
2 3 (0.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (42.53%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.95%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 25 (5.75%) MySQL
5 19 (4.37%) SQLite
6 17 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.30%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.38%) Redis
11 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.15%) Big Data
12 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 111 (25.52%) Visual Studio
2 59 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 44 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (6.44%) JIRA
5 13 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (1.84%) NUnit
7 8 (1.84%) Selenium
7 8 (1.84%) Subversion
7 8 (1.84%) Visual Studio Code
8 6 (1.38%) NSubstitute
8 6 (1.38%) ReSharper
8 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.15%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.15%) JUnit
9 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.92%) EasyMock
10 4 (0.92%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.92%) Mocha
General
1 26 (5.98%) Finance
2 13 (2.99%) Automotive
2 13 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.30%) Games
4 10 (2.30%) Marketing
5 5 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.92%) Retail
7 2 (0.46%) Back Office
7 2 (0.46%) Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Law
7 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (73.79%) .NET
2 196 (45.06%) ASP.NET
3 175 (40.23%) HTML
4 165 (37.93%) CSS
5 116 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 100 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 88 (20.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 87 (20.00%) HTML5
9 85 (19.54%) Web Services
10 82 (18.85%) .NET Framework
11 74 (17.01%) LINQ
12 66 (15.17%) jQuery
13 58 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 56 (12.87%) WPF
15 52 (11.95%) Spring
16 50 (11.49%) Ajax
16 50 (11.49%) WinForms
17 37 (8.51%) REST
18 36 (8.28%) CSS3
19 35 (8.05%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.22%) CCTV
4 12 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.30%) Fintech
5 10 (2.30%) User Experience
6 8 (1.84%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.15%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.15%) Wiki
8 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.69%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.69%) SCADA
10 2 (0.46%) Robotics
11 1 (0.23%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.23%) EPoS
11 1 (0.23%) HoloLens
11 1 (0.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 49 (11.26%) Windows
2 20 (4.60%) Linux
3 13 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.84%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.61%) Android
6 4 (0.92%) CentOS
6 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) Unix
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (45.06%) MVC
3 100 (22.99%) Software Engineering
4 79 (18.16%) Scrum
4 79 (18.16%) TDD
5 67 (15.40%) OOP
6 63 (14.48%) OO
6 63 (14.48%) Web Development
7 61 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (12.87%) SOA
9 51 (11.72%) Computer Science
10 49 (11.26%) SDLC
11 42 (9.66%) Unit Testing
12 41 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (7.82%) DevOps
13 34 (7.82%) MVVM
14 27 (6.21%) Mathematics
15 24 (5.52%) Test Automation
16 21 (4.83%) OOD
16 21 (4.83%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 344 (79.08%) C#
2 229 (52.64%) JavaScript
3 211 (48.51%) SQL
4 66 (15.17%) T-SQL
5 57 (13.10%) Java
6 43 (9.89%) Python
6 43 (9.89%) VB.NET
7 38 (8.74%) C
8 30 (6.90%) C++
9 26 (5.98%) PHP
10 19 (4.37%) TypeScript
11 14 (3.22%) R
12 7 (1.61%) MATLAB
12 7 (1.61%) Scala
13 5 (1.15%) Ruby
13 5 (1.15%) VB
14 4 (0.92%) Go
14 4 (0.92%) VBScript
15 3 (0.69%) ES6
15 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (16.32%) Degree
2 30 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.84%) PhD
5 6 (1.38%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.23%) MCP
8 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.59%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) GDPR
3 2 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.76%) Docker
2 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 165 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.99%) Xamarin
3 11 (2.53%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.07%) Oracle
5 8 (1.84%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.61%) Telerik
7 6 (1.38%) Google
8 5 (1.15%) BT
9 4 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.69%) UiPath
11 2 (0.46%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.46%) IBM
12 1 (0.23%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.23%) SAP
12 1 (0.23%) T-Plan
12 1 (0.23%) Virgin Media
12 1 (0.23%) Zend