The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Developer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1796 1658 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.65% 27.22% 29.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.76% 28.27% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 1446 1525
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 5022 5865 5572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.29% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4254 4605 4626
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 0 626 £42,500 +13.33% 56
Warwickshire 0 275 £34,000 -17.07% 39
Coventry 0 242 £40,000 - 26
Staffordshire 0 215 £37,500 - 39
Worcestershire 0 126 £36,500 +10.60% 21
Shropshire 0 90 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Solihull +1 68 £40,000 +21.21% 15
Herefordshire -1 48 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Wolverhampton +1 28 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Walsall +1 18 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield +5 14 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Halesowen - 13 £32,500 - 3
West Bromwich +8 12 £42,500 -10.52%
Dudley +3 6 £30,000 - 3
Willenhall - 2 £45,000 - 1
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1697 (52.95%) JavaScript
2 1575 (49.14%) HTML
3 1562 (48.74%) C#
4 1540 (48.05%) .NET
5 1496 (46.68%) CSS
6 1124 (35.07%) SQL
7 1115 (34.79%) MVC
8 1012 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 992 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
10 956 (29.83%) ASP.NET
11 883 (27.55%) AngularJS
12 774 (24.15%) jQuery
13 708 (22.09%) Web Development
14 675 (21.06%) HTML5
15 631 (19.69%) PHP
16 582 (18.16%) Microsoft
17 554 (17.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 531 (16.57%) MySQL
19 520 (16.22%) Java
20 512 (15.98%) TDD
21 476 (14.85%) Git (software)
22 405 (12.64%) OO
23 359 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
24 358 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
25 337 (10.51%) CSS3
26 328 (10.23%) .NET Framework
27 322 (10.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 319 (9.95%) Finance
29 311 (9.70%) Degree
30 308 (9.61%) Web Services

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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
1 118 (3.68%) CMS
2 111 (3.46%) WordPress
3 77 (2.40%) Apache
4 73 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 54 (1.68%) IIS
7 48 (1.50%) nginx
8 37 (1.15%) SAS
9 33 (1.03%) Drupal
9 33 (1.03%) Umbraco
10 20 (0.62%) JBoss
11 19 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 18 (0.56%) Apache Spark
12 18 (0.56%) EPiServer
13 17 (0.53%) Joomla!
14 16 (0.50%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.34%) OpenEdge
17 9 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 72 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 45 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.28%) 3ds Max
8 9 (0.28%) Maya
9 3 (0.094%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.062%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.031%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 76 (2.37%) Magento
2 32 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.84%) SAP BPC
4 19 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 15 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.31%) OpenCart
7 9 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.22%) Pega PRPC
9 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (0.19%) Shopify
10 4 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.094%) Misys Equation
12 2 (0.062%) WebTrends
13 1 (0.031%) Exstream
13 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
13 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.031%) Oracle ERP
13 1 (0.031%) SAP CRM
13 1 (0.031%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 246 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (2.96%) SaaS
4 77 (2.40%) GitHub
5 46 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 36 (1.12%) Amazon S3
8 30 (0.94%) Google Play
9 21 (0.66%) PaaS
10 19 (0.59%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.37%) Bluemix
11 12 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
12 11 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.31%) Firebase
14 8 (0.25%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 8 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 8 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.22%) Force.com
16 6 (0.19%) IaaS
17 5 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 85 (2.65%) Internet
2 38 (1.19%) HTTP
3 19 (0.59%) ATM
4 18 (0.56%) Broadband
5 16 (0.50%) Intranet
6 14 (0.44%) Skype
7 12 (0.37%) DNS
8 9 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.12%) X.509
10 2 (0.062%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.062%) WEP
10 2 (0.062%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.031%) CTI
11 1 (0.031%) Firewall
11 1 (0.031%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.031%) Network Security
11 1 (0.031%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1012 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 531 (16.57%) MySQL
3 237 (7.39%) NoSQL
4 226 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 220 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 171 (5.34%) MongoDB
7 153 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
7 153 (4.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 119 (3.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 113 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 102 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 84 (2.62%) Relational Database
12 70 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 65 (2.03%) Power BI
14 54 (1.68%) QlikView
15 52 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 49 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
17 45 (1.40%) Big Data
18 39 (1.22%) Data Mart
19 36 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 476 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 244 (7.61%) Visual Studio
3 180 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 116 (3.62%) Jenkins
5 96 (3.00%) gulp
6 93 (2.90%) Subversion
7 90 (2.81%) Xcode
8 75 (2.34%) webpack
9 66 (2.06%) JUnit
10 52 (1.62%) GitLab
11 51 (1.59%) Android Studio
12 48 (1.50%) NUnit
12 48 (1.50%) Selenium
13 46 (1.44%) PhantomJS
14 35 (1.09%) Eclipse
14 35 (1.09%) SpecFlow
15 33 (1.03%) Maven
16 32 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
17 31 (0.97%) Grunt
18 27 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 319 (9.95%) Finance
2 237 (7.39%) Retail
3 181 (5.65%) Marketing
4 120 (3.74%) Electronics
5 119 (3.71%) Games
6 68 (2.12%) Automotive
7 65 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 58 (1.81%) Advertising
9 41 (1.28%) Legal
10 40 (1.25%) Banking
11 37 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 24 (0.75%) Music Industry
13 19 (0.59%) Back Office
14 16 (0.50%) Local Government
15 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.22%) Law
16 7 (0.22%) Publishing
17 3 (0.094%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.094%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.094%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1575 (49.14%) HTML
2 1540 (48.05%) .NET
3 1496 (46.68%) CSS
4 956 (29.83%) ASP.NET
5 883 (27.55%) AngularJS
6 774 (24.15%) jQuery
7 675 (21.06%) HTML5
8 554 (17.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 358 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 337 (10.51%) CSS3
11 328 (10.23%) .NET Framework
12 322 (10.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 308 (9.61%) Web Services
14 279 (8.71%) REST
15 271 (8.46%) Node.js
16 255 (7.96%) XML
17 233 (7.27%) RESTful
18 226 (7.05%) React
19 219 (6.83%) Entity Framework
20 209 (6.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 236 (7.36%) Mobile App
2 193 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
3 167 (5.21%) User Experience
4 136 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 109 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (2.06%) Social Media
7 57 (1.78%) Fintech
8 48 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 40 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
11 28 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 28 (0.87%) Mobile Games
12 27 (0.84%) Online Games
13 25 (0.78%) NHS
14 23 (0.72%) Graphic Design
14 23 (0.72%) iPad
15 22 (0.69%) Replication
16 19 (0.59%) Algorithms
17 17 (0.53%) Animation
17 17 (0.53%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 260 (8.11%) Android
2 258 (8.05%) Linux
3 237 (7.39%) Apple iOS
4 176 (5.49%) Windows
5 52 (1.62%) Unix
6 28 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (0.22%) Debian
10 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.062%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.062%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.031%) AIX
14 1 (0.031%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.031%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1115 (34.79%) MVC
2 992 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 708 (22.09%) Web Development
4 512 (15.98%) TDD
5 405 (12.64%) OO
6 359 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
7 303 (9.45%) Scrum
8 301 (9.39%) E-Commerce
9 267 (8.33%) BDD
10 256 (7.99%) Front End Development
11 232 (7.24%) OOP
12 196 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
13 176 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 174 (5.43%) Mentoring
15 172 (5.37%) SDLC
16 170 (5.30%) Android Development
17 167 (5.21%) iOS Development
18 162 (5.05%) Unit Testing
18 162 (5.05%) Web Application Development
19 152 (4.74%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1697 (52.95%) JavaScript
2 1562 (48.74%) C#
3 1124 (35.07%) SQL
4 631 (19.69%) PHP
5 520 (16.22%) Java
6 308 (9.61%) T-SQL
7 269 (8.39%) VB.NET
8 141 (4.40%) Ruby
9 120 (3.74%) C++
10 119 (3.71%) C
11 116 (3.62%) Objective-C
12 105 (3.28%) VB
13 81 (2.53%) Python
14 69 (2.15%) TypeScript
15 55 (1.72%) XPath
16 53 (1.65%) PHP 7
17 51 (1.59%) Apple Swift
18 41 (1.28%) PL/SQL
19 30 (0.94%) Scala
20 28 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 311 (9.70%) Degree
2 90 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.47%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.41%) MCSD
7 11 (0.34%) SAS Certification
8 10 (0.31%) PhD
9 7 (0.22%) GNVQ
9 7 (0.22%) HND
10 6 (0.19%) MCPD
10 6 (0.19%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.031%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.031%) ISEB
12 1 (0.031%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.031%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.031%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (1.44%) QA
2 27 (0.84%) SLA
3 19 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.094%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.062%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.031%) MISRA
6 1 (0.031%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.031%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (2.03%) Docker
2 12 (0.37%) Firmware
3 11 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.062%) vSphere
7 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (0.78%) Ansible
3 14 (0.44%) Terraform
4 10 (0.31%) Puppet
5 7 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (0.19%) Grafana
7 5 (0.16%) Kibana
8 4 (0.12%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.062%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.062%) HockeyApp
9 2 (0.062%) Rancher
9 2 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.062%) WSUS
10 1 (0.031%) cPanel
10 1 (0.031%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.031%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 582 (18.16%) Microsoft
2 121 (3.78%) Oracle
3 94 (2.93%) Xamarin
4 92 (2.87%) Google
5 52 (1.62%) IBM
6 45 (1.40%) Zend
7 44 (1.37%) SAP
7 44 (1.37%) Tableau
8 39 (1.22%) Adobe
9 36 (1.12%) Apple
10 26 (0.81%) Sitecore
11 25 (0.78%) Cognos
12 19 (0.59%) Telerik
13 15 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.37%) Sybase
15 11 (0.34%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.31%) iManage
17 9 (0.28%) Pega
18 7 (0.22%) Progress
18 7 (0.22%) Twitter
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus / equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReStart Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago