Developer Jobs in the West Midlands

Developer
England > West Midlands

The median Developer salary in the West Midlands is £50,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 6 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,040 599 1,530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.02% 11.48% 17.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.88% 12.74% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 877 466 946
10th Percentile £33,650 £36,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £64,500 £62,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the West 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.

Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 6,991 4,700 8,255
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 90.06% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,802 3,184 5,352
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the West Midlands

Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Developer in the West Midlands

Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

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 6 months to 21 July 2024. 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
Birmingham +4 453 £54,000 -4.42% 48
Warwickshire +10 129 £50,000 -6.54% 13
Staffordshire -2 127 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Worcestershire +8 66 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Shropshire +16 44 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Coventry +17 36 £50,000 -6.10% 7
Wolverhampton +21 19 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Solihull -10 18 £62,500 +13.64% 3
Wednesbury +9 15 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Herefordshire -2 14 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Halesowen - 11 £60,000 -
Walsall - 8 £42,500 -
Dudley - 6 £40,000 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £45,000 - 1
Stourbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Kingswinford - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 2024, Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 338 (32.50%) C#
2 324 (31.15%) .NET
3 296 (28.46%) JavaScript
4 250 (24.04%) SQL
5 240 (23.08%) Azure
6 227 (21.83%) Agile
7 197 (18.94%) HTML
7 197 (18.94%) Full Stack Development
8 188 (18.08%) Microsoft
9 171 (16.44%) Social Skills
10 164 (15.77%) CSS
11 146 (14.04%) SQL Server
12 142 (13.65%) React
13 137 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
14 119 (11.44%) DevOps
15 117 (11.25%) AWS
16 116 (11.15%) TypeScript
17 113 (10.87%) AngularJS
18 110 (10.58%) Web Development
19 107 (10.29%) ASP.NET
19 107 (10.29%) Power Platform
20 102 (9.81%) MVC
21 101 (9.71%) PHP
22 93 (8.94%) Git
23 90 (8.65%) Finance
24 87 (8.37%) Degree
24 87 (8.37%) User Experience
25 86 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
26 84 (8.08%) Vue
27 83 (7.98%) .NET Core

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (2.98%) WordPress
2 25 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.73%) OpenEdge
4 16 (1.54%) IIS
5 15 (1.44%) Appian
6 12 (1.15%) CMS
7 8 (0.77%) nginx
7 8 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.67%) Headless CMS
8 7 (0.67%) SAS
9 5 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.38%) Confluence
11 3 (0.29%) Moodle
11 3 (0.29%) ThingWorx
11 3 (0.29%) Totara
12 2 (0.19%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.096%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.096%) Mendix
13 1 (0.096%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (0.87%) Adobe XD
2 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.096%) Maya
3 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.096%) NUKE
3 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.096%) Trello
Business Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Magento
2 10 (0.96%) Shopify
3 9 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.77%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.29%) ProductWriter
6 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.096%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.096%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 240 (23.08%) Azure
2 117 (11.25%) AWS
3 107 (10.29%) Power Platform
4 65 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
5 63 (6.06%) Azure DevOps
6 52 (5.00%) PowerApps
7 41 (3.94%) Power Automate
8 37 (3.56%) Serverless
9 35 (3.37%) GitHub
10 30 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
10 30 (2.88%) SaaS
11 23 (2.21%) Microsoft 365
12 12 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
12 12 (1.15%) GitHub Actions
13 11 (1.06%) Azure Logic Apps
14 10 (0.96%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.77%) Figma
16 7 (0.67%) Azure Service Bus
16 7 (0.67%) GCP
17 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.06%) Firewall
2 6 (0.58%) Intranet
3 5 (0.48%) Internet
3 5 (0.48%) Network Security
4 3 (0.29%) DNS
4 3 (0.29%) HTTP
4 3 (0.29%) MQTT
4 3 (0.29%) SSL
4 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.19%) 4G
5 2 (0.19%) 5G
6 1 (0.096%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.096%) FTP
6 1 (0.096%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.54%) Power BI
3 63 (6.06%) MySQL
4 32 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 24 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.12%) DynamoDB
8 21 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 16 (1.54%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
16 4 (0.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 93 (8.94%) Git
2 30 (2.88%) Visual Studio
3 23 (2.21%) JIRA
4 9 (0.87%) GitLab
5 8 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.67%) Postman
7 6 (0.58%) Subversion
7 6 (0.58%) webpack
8 5 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.48%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (0.48%) MSTest
9 4 (0.38%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.38%) Toad
10 3 (0.29%) ESLint
10 3 (0.29%) GNU Toolchain
10 3 (0.29%) JUnit
10 3 (0.29%) Selenium
10 3 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.19%) Snyk
General
1 171 (16.44%) Social Skills
2 90 (8.65%) Finance
3 43 (4.13%) Law
4 42 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.85%) Marketing
6 29 (2.79%) Retail
7 28 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 24 (2.31%) Games
9 23 (2.21%) Automotive
10 15 (1.44%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (0.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 5 (0.48%) Digital Healthcare
13 5 (0.48%) Health Technology
13 5 (0.48%) Local Government
14 4 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.29%) Banking
15 3 (0.29%) Billing
15 3 (0.29%) Legal
16 2 (0.19%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (31.15%) .NET
2 197 (18.94%) HTML
3 164 (15.77%) CSS
4 142 (13.65%) React
5 113 (10.87%) AngularJS
6 107 (10.29%) ASP.NET
7 84 (8.08%) Vue
8 83 (7.98%) .NET Core
9 77 (7.40%) .NET Framework
10 63 (6.06%) Laravel
11 60 (5.77%) Entity Framework
12 53 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 53 (5.10%) Node.js
13 47 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (4.52%) JSON
13 47 (4.52%) RESTful
13 47 (4.52%) XML
14 46 (4.42%) REST
15 44 (4.23%) HTML5
16 43 (4.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.81%) Mobile App
2 28 (2.69%) Product Ownership
2 28 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (1.54%) Legacy Systems
5 14 (1.35%) Algorithms
5 14 (1.35%) Low-Code
6 11 (1.06%) AS400
6 11 (1.06%) iSeries
7 9 (0.87%) IoT
7 9 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.77%) e-Learning
9 7 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (0.67%) FMCG
9 7 (0.67%) Virtual Reality
10 6 (0.58%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (0.58%) Cloud Native
10 6 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.58%) Legacy Code
10 6 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (4.62%) Linux
2 38 (3.65%) Windows
3 18 (1.73%) Android
4 6 (0.58%) VMS
5 5 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.38%) Unix
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (21.83%) Agile
2 197 (18.94%) Full Stack Development
3 137 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
4 119 (11.44%) DevOps
5 110 (10.58%) Web Development
6 102 (9.81%) MVC
7 87 (8.37%) User Experience
8 86 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
9 73 (7.02%) Front End Development
10 69 (6.63%) Scrum
11 65 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 64 (6.15%) Computer Science
13 63 (6.06%) Microservices
14 57 (5.48%) Clean Code
15 54 (5.19%) Mentoring
16 50 (4.81%) CI/CD
17 49 (4.71%) OO
18 48 (4.62%) Analytics
19 47 (4.52%) SDLC
20 46 (4.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 338 (32.50%) C#
2 296 (28.46%) JavaScript
3 250 (24.04%) SQL
4 116 (11.15%) TypeScript
5 101 (9.71%) PHP
6 74 (7.12%) Python
7 58 (5.58%) Java
8 43 (4.13%) C++
9 40 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 39 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.54%) Go
12 15 (1.44%) VB
13 14 (1.35%) R
14 11 (1.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 11 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.06%) RPG
14 11 (1.06%) RPG IV
14 11 (1.06%) RPG/400
15 9 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.77%) Bash
Qualifications
1 87 (8.37%) Degree
2 38 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.54%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.38%) PhD
6 1 (0.096%) Azure Certification
6 1 (0.096%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.096%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.37%) QA
2 13 (1.25%) Accessibility
3 6 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.096%) ITGC
System Software
1 54 (5.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.096%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 19 (1.83%) Terraform
3 7 (0.67%) SCOM
4 5 (0.48%) Rancher
5 1 (0.096%) Grafana
5 1 (0.096%) Kibana
Vendors
1 188 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (2.40%) Oracle
3 22 (2.12%) Xamarin
4 19 (1.83%) ServiceNow
5 12 (1.15%) Google
5 12 (1.15%) IBM
6 9 (0.87%) Adobe
7 8 (0.77%) Salesforce
8 7 (0.67%) DevExpress
8 7 (0.67%) SAP
9 6 (0.58%) Informatica
9 6 (0.58%) NVIDIA
9 6 (0.58%) Progress
10 5 (0.48%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.38%) BT
11 4 (0.38%) Facebook
11 4 (0.38%) InterSystems
11 4 (0.38%) Jaspersoft
11 4 (0.38%) SEEBURGER
11 4 (0.38%) Sitecore