Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 86 77
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 495 533 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.29% 3.20% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 3.30% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 451 509 605
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +8.45% +1.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 14,596 16,154 17,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 96.99% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11,856 12,844 14,051
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,783 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,250
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -6 276 £37,500 +2.74% 63
East Midlands -1 220 £37,500 -6.25% 51
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 376 (75.96%) C#
2 313 (63.23%) .NET
3 301 (60.81%) JavaScript
4 267 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (40.81%) HTML
6 199 (40.20%) CSS
7 197 (39.80%) ASP.NET
8 186 (37.58%) SQL Server
9 181 (36.57%) MVC
10 172 (34.75%) AngularJS
11 167 (33.74%) SQL
12 131 (26.46%) Java
13 122 (24.65%) jQuery
14 117 (23.64%) Degree
15 107 (21.62%) Software Engineering
16 100 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 92 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
18 87 (17.58%) Microsoft
19 86 (17.37%) Git (software)
20 83 (16.77%) OO
21 79 (15.96%) .NET Framework
22 78 (15.76%) Scrum
23 77 (15.56%) C++
24 74 (14.95%) Computer Science
25 73 (14.75%) TDD
26 68 (13.74%) SDLC
27 67 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
28 66 (13.33%) HTML5
28 66 (13.33%) Visual Studio
29 58 (11.72%) Node.js

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 24 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.22%) Apache
3 8 (1.62%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.01%) Confluence
6 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.81%) WordPress
7 3 (0.61%) CMS
7 3 (0.61%) IIS
7 3 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.40%) Drupal
8 2 (0.40%) Hyperledger
8 2 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.40%) EPLAN
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Magento
2 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) iTrent
3 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.86%) GitHub
3 27 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (4.04%) SaaS
5 6 (1.21%) Serverless
6 5 (1.01%) Office 365
6 5 (1.01%) PaaS
7 4 (0.81%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.81%) IaaS
8 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.40%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.21%) HTTP
2 5 (1.01%) SMS
3 3 (0.61%) DAB
3 3 (0.61%) Intranet
4 2 (0.40%) Internet
4 2 (0.40%) Profibus
4 2 (0.40%) RFID
4 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) AMQP
5 1 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (37.58%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.29%) MySQL
3 36 (7.27%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.86%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.64%) Big Data
8 17 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.41%) QlikView
14 5 (1.01%) Power BI
14 5 (1.01%) SSDT
15 4 (0.81%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.61%) GIS
16 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 86 (17.37%) Git (software)
2 66 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 38 (7.68%) Subversion
4 33 (6.67%) JIRA
5 32 (6.46%) Jenkins
6 28 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.03%) Maven
8 11 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.02%) JUnit
10 9 (1.82%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.82%) NUnit
10 9 (1.82%) Selenium
11 8 (1.62%) SpecFlow
11 8 (1.62%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.01%) JBehave
13 5 (1.01%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.81%) NuGet
14 4 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (8.69%) Finance
2 38 (7.68%) Retail
3 27 (5.45%) Games
4 18 (3.64%) Electronics
5 8 (1.62%) Banking
5 8 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.21%) Marketing
7 5 (1.01%) Automotive
7 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.81%) Legal
9 3 (0.61%) Advertising
9 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (63.23%) .NET
2 202 (40.81%) HTML
3 199 (40.20%) CSS
4 197 (39.80%) ASP.NET
5 172 (34.75%) AngularJS
6 122 (24.65%) jQuery
7 100 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 92 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 79 (15.96%) .NET Framework
10 66 (13.33%) HTML5
11 58 (11.72%) Node.js
12 54 (10.91%) XML
13 50 (10.10%) CSS3
13 50 (10.10%) Entity Framework
14 47 (9.49%) RESTful
15 46 (9.29%) Web Services
16 44 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
17 41 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 35 (7.07%) Ajax
19 33 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.95%) Computer Science
2 46 (9.29%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (8.28%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.84%) Algorithms
6 13 (2.63%) Fintech
6 13 (2.63%) User Experience
7 11 (2.22%) NHS
8 6 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.01%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.61%) iPad
10 3 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.61%) Social Media
11 2 (0.40%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.40%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.40%) GPGPU
11 2 (0.40%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.69%) Linux
2 20 (4.04%) Android
2 20 (4.04%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (2.22%) Windows
5 7 (1.41%) Unix
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (36.57%) MVC
3 107 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 83 (16.77%) OO
5 78 (15.76%) Scrum
6 73 (14.75%) TDD
7 68 (13.74%) SDLC
8 67 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (11.72%) Test Automation
10 47 (9.49%) OOP
11 46 (9.29%) Web Development
12 45 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 39 (7.88%) BDD
13 39 (7.88%) Unit Testing
14 38 (7.68%) Mathematics
15 31 (6.26%) MVVM
16 28 (5.66%) Microservices
17 25 (5.05%) Physics
18 23 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
18 23 (4.65%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 376 (75.96%) C#
2 301 (60.81%) JavaScript
3 167 (33.74%) SQL
4 131 (26.46%) Java
5 77 (15.56%) C++
6 52 (10.51%) VB.NET
7 43 (8.69%) Python
8 35 (7.07%) PHP
8 35 (7.07%) T-SQL
9 27 (5.45%) C
10 22 (4.44%) TypeScript
11 20 (4.04%) Perl
11 20 (4.04%) Scala
12 16 (3.23%) Ruby
13 15 (3.03%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.22%) VB
15 10 (2.02%) F#
16 9 (1.82%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.82%) VB6
17 8 (1.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 117 (23.64%) Degree
2 14 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.63%) PhD
4 8 (1.62%) HND
4 8 (1.62%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.40%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) MCSD
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.64%) QA
2 7 (1.41%) PMO
3 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) GCP
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (3.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.21%) Puppet
2 5 (1.01%) Marathon
3 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.27%) Oracle
3 27 (5.45%) Xamarin
4 23 (4.65%) Google
5 5 (1.01%) Zoomdata
6 4 (0.81%) Twitter
7 3 (0.61%) IBM
7 3 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe
8 2 (0.40%) Reuters
8 2 (0.40%) Siemens
8 2 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.20%) Apple
9 1 (0.20%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.20%) Facebook
9 1 (0.20%) HP
9 1 (0.20%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.20%) Telerik
9 1 (0.20%) Xero
9 1 (0.20%) Zend