Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 63 78
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 536 650 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.73% 4.16% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 4.30% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 488 639 603
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £23,675 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 13,887 15,129 18,379
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.90% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11,113 12,606 14,689
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £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%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 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 -12 343 £40,000 +6.67% 73
East Midlands -16 193 £40,000 - 63
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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.

1 404 (75.37%) C#
2 339 (63.25%) .NET
3 319 (59.51%) JavaScript
4 263 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
5 216 (40.30%) SQL
6 210 (39.18%) HTML
7 199 (37.13%) CSS
8 193 (36.01%) MVC
9 190 (35.45%) SQL Server
9 190 (35.45%) ASP.NET
10 156 (29.10%) AngularJS
11 123 (22.95%) Microsoft
12 116 (21.64%) Java
12 116 (21.64%) jQuery
13 109 (20.34%) Degree
14 106 (19.78%) Software Engineering
15 96 (17.91%) OO
16 89 (16.60%) TDD
17 88 (16.42%) Git (software)
18 87 (16.23%) .NET Framework
19 83 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
20 81 (15.11%) Finance
21 80 (14.93%) Entity Framework
22 76 (14.18%) Computer Science
22 76 (14.18%) Web Development
23 73 (13.62%) T-SQL
24 72 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web API
25 71 (13.25%) Scrum
26 67 (12.50%) React
27 66 (12.31%) Web Services

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 31 (5.78%) CMS
2 26 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.36%) Confluence
4 17 (3.17%) IIS
5 10 (1.87%) WordPress
6 7 (1.31%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.93%) Apache
8 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.75%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.56%) Drupal
9 3 (0.56%) JBoss
9 3 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) eZ Publish
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.31%) Simulink
3 7 (1.31%) Stateflow
4 6 (1.12%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.19%) Blender
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (7.65%) SaaS
3 35 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.68%) PaaS
6 6 (1.12%) Office 365
7 5 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.56%) Serverless
9 2 (0.37%) GitHub
9 2 (0.37%) IaaS
10 1 (0.19%) G Suite
10 1 (0.19%) npm
10 1 (0.19%) NuGet
10 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.68%) SSL
2 3 (0.56%) Bluetooth
2 3 (0.56%) HTTP
2 3 (0.56%) SMS
3 2 (0.37%) DNS
3 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) Modbus
4 1 (0.19%) Profibus
4 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.16%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.85%) MySQL
4 20 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.99%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.31%) Event Store
10 7 (1.31%) RavenDB
10 7 (1.31%) Spatial Data
11 6 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.56%) Big Data
13 3 (0.56%) GIS
13 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 88 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 62 (11.57%) Visual Studio
3 50 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 50 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (7.84%) JIRA
5 25 (4.66%) Maven
5 25 (4.66%) Subversion
6 18 (3.36%) NUnit
7 13 (2.43%) Bitbucket
8 10 (1.87%) Android Studio
8 10 (1.87%) Jasmine
8 10 (1.87%) Mercurial
8 10 (1.87%) SpecFlow
8 10 (1.87%) webpack
9 9 (1.68%) JUnit
10 8 (1.49%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.31%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (1.31%) PhantomJS
12 6 (1.12%) Gatling
General
1 81 (15.11%) Finance
2 38 (7.09%) Retail
3 21 (3.92%) Legal
4 19 (3.54%) Automotive
5 18 (3.36%) Banking
5 18 (3.36%) Law
6 13 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.43%) Marketing
7 8 (1.49%) Electronics
8 5 (0.93%) German Language
8 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.56%) Advertising
9 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (63.25%) .NET
2 210 (39.18%) HTML
3 199 (37.13%) CSS
4 190 (35.45%) ASP.NET
5 156 (29.10%) AngularJS
6 116 (21.64%) jQuery
7 87 (16.23%) .NET Framework
8 83 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 80 (14.93%) Entity Framework
10 72 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 67 (12.50%) React
12 66 (12.31%) Web Services
13 59 (11.01%) RESTful
14 58 (10.82%) HTML5
15 51 (9.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 49 (9.14%) JSON
17 44 (8.21%) WinForms
18 43 (8.02%) LINQ
18 43 (8.02%) Node.js
19 39 (7.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.18%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.43%) NHS
7 12 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.05%) 3D Graphics
9 10 (1.87%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.49%) Fintech
11 7 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.31%) User Experience
12 6 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.12%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.75%) LIMS
14 4 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
14 4 (0.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.19%) Windows
2 39 (7.28%) Linux
3 19 (3.54%) Android
4 9 (1.68%) Unix
5 7 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.93%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.56%) CentOS
9 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (36.01%) MVC
3 106 (19.78%) Software Engineering
4 96 (17.91%) OO
5 89 (16.60%) TDD
6 76 (14.18%) Web Development
7 71 (13.25%) Scrum
8 56 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
9 52 (9.70%) SDLC
10 42 (7.84%) BDD
10 42 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (7.65%) Test Automation
12 40 (7.46%) OOP
12 40 (7.46%) Unit Testing
13 32 (5.97%) Front End Development
13 32 (5.97%) OOD
14 23 (4.29%) SOLID
15 22 (4.10%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (3.73%) Dependency Injection
16 20 (3.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 404 (75.37%) C#
2 319 (59.51%) JavaScript
3 216 (40.30%) SQL
4 116 (21.64%) Java
5 73 (13.62%) T-SQL
6 61 (11.38%) C++
7 55 (10.26%) VB.NET
8 37 (6.90%) PHP
9 27 (5.04%) TypeScript
10 24 (4.48%) VB
11 23 (4.29%) Python
12 19 (3.54%) Ruby
13 16 (2.99%) Scala
14 14 (2.61%) C
15 9 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.49%) Perl
17 7 (1.31%) Delphi
17 7 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.12%) Groovy
19 5 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 109 (20.34%) Degree
2 43 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.19%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.19%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.05%) ISO 9001
1 11 (2.05%) QA
2 9 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.12%) HAZOP
3 6 (1.12%) SLA
4 5 (0.93%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) DICOM
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.29%) Docker
2 5 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.31%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.93%) Puppet
3 4 (0.75%) Marathon
4 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) Kibana
5 1 (0.19%) logstash
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 123 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.04%) Google
3 25 (4.66%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.24%) Oracle
5 9 (1.68%) LexisNexis
6 7 (1.31%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.12%) MathWorks
7 6 (1.12%) MKS
7 6 (1.12%) SAP
7 6 (1.12%) Twitter
8 5 (0.93%) Sencha
9 3 (0.56%) Telerik
10 2 (0.37%) Apple
10 2 (0.37%) Capita
10 2 (0.37%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.37%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.37%) UiPath
11 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.19%) Atmel
11 1 (0.19%) Zend