The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1396 1626 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.05% 26.75% 30.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.02% 27.77% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1471 1379
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the West Midlands

Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Developer in the West Midlands

Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in the West Midlands

Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 486 £39,000 -2.50% 64
Worcestershire 0 185 £35,000 +9.37% 28
Staffordshire 0 168 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Coventry 0 167 £42,250 +5.62% 24
Warwickshire 0 154 £35,000 -12.50% 29
Solihull +1 90 £36,000 -10.00% 15
Shropshire +2 65 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Herefordshire +7 56 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Wolverhampton +7 15 £27,500 -24.65% 6
Walsall +9 8 £42,275 +5.68% 6
West Bromwich +1 8 £33,750 -28.94% 2
Sutton Coldfield -7 5 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Halesowen - 5 £23,000 - 6
Dudley -1 1 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 West Midlands region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1523 (53.23%) JavaScript
2 1516 (52.99%) HTML
3 1402 (49.00%) CSS
4 1363 (47.64%) .NET
5 1356 (47.40%) C#
6 1028 (35.93%) MVC
7 998 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
8 920 (32.16%) SQL
9 905 (31.63%) SQL Server
10 901 (31.49%) ASP.NET
11 728 (25.45%) jQuery
12 694 (24.26%) Web Development
13 693 (24.22%) HTML5
14 667 (23.31%) AngularJS
15 602 (21.04%) PHP
16 497 (17.37%) MySQL
17 459 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC
18 453 (15.83%) Java
19 450 (15.73%) TDD
20 443 (15.48%) Microsoft
21 405 (14.16%) OO
22 391 (13.67%) Git (software)
23 353 (12.34%) CSS3
24 346 (12.09%) Web Services
25 311 (10.87%) Scrum
26 290 (10.14%) .NET Framework
27 284 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
28 283 (9.89%) E-Commerce
29 281 (9.82%) XML
30 279 (9.75%) Finance

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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
1 131 (4.58%) CMS
2 105 (3.67%) WordPress
3 89 (3.11%) Apache
4 56 (1.96%) IIS
5 55 (1.92%) nginx
6 53 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 51 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 43 (1.50%) Umbraco
9 36 (1.26%) Apache Spark
10 29 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (0.91%) Tomcat
12 20 (0.70%) Drupal
13 17 (0.59%) JBoss
14 16 (0.56%) EPiServer
14 16 (0.56%) SAS
15 15 (0.52%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.38%) OpenEdge
17 10 (0.35%) ColdFusion
17 10 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
18 8 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 149 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 66 (2.31%) Photoshop
3 31 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 29 (1.01%) MS Office
5 14 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.14%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.14%) Maya
9 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.035%) Blender
10 1 (0.035%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 61 (2.13%) Magento
2 47 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (1.43%) SAP BPC
4 16 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.49%) Shopify
6 13 (0.45%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.21%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.17%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.070%) OpenCart
12 2 (0.070%) OpenText MBPM
12 2 (0.070%) OpenText Process Suite
12 2 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.070%) SAP CRM
13 1 (0.035%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 162 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (2.27%) SaaS
4 64 (2.24%) GitHub
5 38 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 34 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 20 (0.70%) Google Play
10 19 (0.66%) Google Analytics
11 15 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
11 15 (0.52%) Heroku
12 11 (0.38%) Office 365
13 9 (0.31%) AdWords
13 9 (0.31%) PaaS
14 7 (0.24%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.21%) IaaS
16 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 2 (0.070%) Firebase
17 2 (0.070%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.80%) Internet
2 60 (2.10%) HTTP
3 23 (0.80%) ATM
4 22 (0.77%) Intranet
5 13 (0.45%) DNS
6 11 (0.38%) SSL
6 11 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.35%) DHCP
8 9 (0.31%) Broadband
9 8 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.28%) Skype
10 3 (0.10%) LDAP
10 3 (0.10%) X.509
11 2 (0.070%) Firewall
12 1 (0.035%) NFC
12 1 (0.035%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 905 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 497 (17.37%) MySQL
3 169 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 156 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 139 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
6 133 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 130 (4.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 111 (3.88%) MongoDB
9 95 (3.32%) Relational Database
10 89 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 86 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 72 (2.52%) Big Data
13 69 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 61 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
15 45 (1.57%) Hadoop
15 45 (1.57%) SAP BW
16 43 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
17 37 (1.29%) Redis
18 33 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
18 33 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 391 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 210 (7.34%) Visual Studio
3 165 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 127 (4.44%) Subversion
5 87 (3.04%) Jenkins
6 83 (2.90%) gulp
7 61 (2.13%) Xcode
8 41 (1.43%) Grunt
8 41 (1.43%) JUnit
9 40 (1.40%) Maven
10 37 (1.29%) Selenium
11 36 (1.26%) webpack
12 30 (1.05%) Mercurial
12 30 (1.05%) TeamCity
13 29 (1.01%) PHPUnit
14 28 (0.98%) GitLab
15 27 (0.94%) Android Studio
15 27 (0.94%) Eclipse
16 24 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
17 23 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 279 (9.75%) Finance
2 201 (7.03%) Marketing
3 135 (4.72%) Retail
4 93 (3.25%) Games
5 78 (2.73%) Advertising
6 73 (2.55%) Banking
7 47 (1.64%) Automotive
8 43 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.29%) Electronics
10 36 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.73%) Publishing
12 19 (0.66%) Music Industry
13 17 (0.59%) Local Government
14 15 (0.52%) Back Office
15 12 (0.42%) Legal
16 9 (0.31%) Law
16 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.10%) Billing
18 2 (0.070%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.070%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1516 (52.99%) HTML
2 1402 (49.00%) CSS
3 1363 (47.64%) .NET
4 901 (31.49%) ASP.NET
5 728 (25.45%) jQuery
6 693 (24.22%) HTML5
7 667 (23.31%) AngularJS
8 459 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 353 (12.34%) CSS3
10 346 (12.09%) Web Services
11 290 (10.14%) .NET Framework
12 281 (9.82%) XML
13 260 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 232 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 226 (7.90%) RESTful
16 218 (7.62%) REST
17 207 (7.24%) Entity Framework
18 205 (7.17%) KnockoutJS
19 200 (6.99%) WCF
20 196 (6.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 179 (6.26%) Mobile App
2 177 (6.19%) User Experience
3 116 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 76 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (1.89%) Fintech
6 51 (1.78%) Social Media
7 46 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
9 26 (0.91%) iPad
10 25 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 20 (0.70%) Online Games
12 19 (0.66%) Client/Server
12 19 (0.66%) Mobile Games
12 19 (0.66%) Social Network
13 18 (0.63%) NHS
14 15 (0.52%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.52%) Animation
15 14 (0.49%) Blog
15 14 (0.49%) e-Learning
16 13 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 232 (8.11%) Linux
2 177 (6.19%) Android
3 172 (6.01%) Apple iOS
4 123 (4.30%) Windows
5 41 (1.43%) Unix
6 22 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.42%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.31%) Debian
9 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.17%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.035%) AIX
15 1 (0.035%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.035%) Solaris
15 1 (0.035%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1028 (35.93%) MVC
2 998 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 694 (24.26%) Web Development
4 450 (15.73%) TDD
5 405 (14.16%) OO
6 311 (10.87%) Scrum
7 284 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
8 283 (9.89%) E-Commerce
9 276 (9.65%) Front End Development
10 245 (8.56%) OOP
11 223 (7.79%) SDLC
12 189 (6.61%) Software Engineering
13 187 (6.54%) Mentoring
14 176 (6.15%) BDD
15 173 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
16 135 (4.72%) CRM
17 126 (4.40%) SOLID
18 125 (4.37%) iOS Development
19 122 (4.26%) Unit Testing
20 121 (4.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1523 (53.23%) JavaScript
2 1356 (47.40%) C#
3 920 (32.16%) SQL
4 602 (21.04%) PHP
5 453 (15.83%) Java
6 272 (9.51%) VB.NET
7 253 (8.84%) T-SQL
8 109 (3.81%) Ruby
9 88 (3.08%) Objective-C
10 86 (3.01%) C++
11 85 (2.97%) Python
12 82 (2.87%) VB
13 65 (2.27%) C
14 43 (1.50%) XPath
15 39 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 35 (1.22%) Apple Swift
17 32 (1.12%) TypeScript
18 31 (1.08%) PHP 7
19 22 (0.77%) Scala
20 20 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 235 (8.21%) Degree
2 46 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.49%) MCSD
6 8 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 6 (0.21%) SAS Certification
8 4 (0.14%) HND
9 3 (0.10%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.10%) MCPD
9 3 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.070%) ISEB
10 2 (0.070%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.070%) MCAD
10 2 (0.070%) MCTS
10 2 (0.070%) PhD
11 1 (0.035%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.035%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (1.78%) QA
2 14 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.24%) SLA
4 5 (0.17%) WAI
5 4 (0.14%) PMO
6 2 (0.070%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (2.03%) Docker
2 17 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.35%) Firmware
4 9 (0.31%) Samba
4 9 (0.31%) Squid
4 9 (0.31%) vSphere
5 2 (0.070%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.070%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.035%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.035%) HDFS
6 1 (0.035%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.035%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (0.73%) Ansible
3 17 (0.59%) Puppet
4 11 (0.38%) Terraform
5 5 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.17%) Kibana
5 5 (0.17%) WSUS
6 3 (0.10%) Rancher
7 2 (0.070%) cPanel
7 2 (0.070%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.070%) HockeyApp
7 2 (0.070%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.070%) Plesk
8 1 (0.035%) Graphite
8 1 (0.035%) Oozie
8 1 (0.035%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.035%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.035%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.035%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.035%) vRealize
Vendors
1 443 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 115 (4.02%) Google
3 94 (3.29%) Oracle
4 70 (2.45%) SAP
5 55 (1.92%) Zend
6 53 (1.85%) Xamarin
7 42 (1.47%) Adobe
8 34 (1.19%) Telerik
9 28 (0.98%) IBM
10 18 (0.63%) VMware
11 16 (0.56%) Apple
11 16 (0.56%) Tableau
11 16 (0.56%) Twitter
12 15 (0.52%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.49%) Progress
13 14 (0.49%) Sage
13 14 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.49%) ServiceNow
13 14 (0.49%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.42%) Cognos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Home working + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £44900 - £54900 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + comprehensive benefits!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Crunchposter
Salary: Market related
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + cracking benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum PLUS pension + Flexi time + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday