Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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

Developer
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 132 210 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 24.04% 43.57% 39.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.63% 44.49% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 108 193 237
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +1.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 536 472 509
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.63% 97.93% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 394 405 488
Worcestershire median annual salary £41,750 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.29% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,225 £22,350 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,750 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Worcestershire

Developer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Developer in Worcestershire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Worcestershire

Developer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Worcester -6 46 £44,000 +25.71% 23
Malvern -5 34 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Redditch -6 19 £30,000 - 20
Kidderminster -2 15 £27,500 -21.43% 4
Droitwich +1 8 £42,500 +2.41% 4
Bromsgrove +3 6 £27,500 +11.11% 4
Evesham 0 4 £39,750 +13.57% 1
Stourport-on-Severn - 2 £27,250 - 2
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Worcestershire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 79 (59.85%) JavaScript
2 71 (53.79%) HTML
3 68 (51.52%) CSS
4 50 (37.88%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (35.61%) C#
6 45 (34.09%) PHP
7 41 (31.06%) MySQL
8 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (25.00%) SQL
9 33 (25.00%) SOA
10 32 (24.24%) Web Development
11 31 (23.48%) Java
12 30 (22.73%) .NET
12 30 (22.73%) MVC
13 29 (21.97%) OOP
14 28 (21.21%) Security Cleared
15 27 (20.45%) QA
16 26 (19.70%) Laravel
17 25 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (18.94%) TDD
18 23 (17.42%) SOAP
18 23 (17.42%) Web Services
18 23 (17.42%) SDLC
19 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 22 (16.67%) Scrum
19 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
20 21 (15.91%) HTML5
20 21 (15.91%) OO
20 21 (15.91%) REST
20 21 (15.91%) AngularJS

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 15 (11.36%) WordPress
2 8 (6.06%) Drupal
3 3 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Magento
2 2 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.61%) SaaS
4 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.76%) GitHub
6 1 (0.76%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.06%) MySQL
2 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.03%) Redis
6 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.27%) QlikView
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.52%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.76%) Grunt
4 1 (0.76%) gulp
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Moq
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (6.06%) Retail
2 4 (3.03%) Advertising
3 2 (1.52%) Law
3 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.52%) Military
4 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.76%) Automotive
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (53.79%) HTML
2 68 (51.52%) CSS
3 30 (22.73%) .NET
4 26 (19.70%) Laravel
5 23 (17.42%) SOAP
5 23 (17.42%) Web Services
6 21 (15.91%) AngularJS
6 21 (15.91%) HTML5
6 21 (15.91%) REST
7 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET
8 17 (12.88%) jQuery
9 15 (11.36%) WPF
10 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (10.61%) Sass
10 14 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (9.85%) Ajax
12 12 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (9.09%) React
13 9 (6.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.52%) Cyberattack
4 2 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (0.76%) FMCG
5 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.88%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.00%) SOA
4 32 (24.24%) Web Development
5 30 (22.73%) MVC
6 29 (21.97%) OOP
7 25 (18.94%) TDD
8 23 (17.42%) SDLC
9 22 (16.67%) Scrum
10 21 (15.91%) OO
11 20 (15.15%) Customer Requirements
11 20 (15.15%) Technical Leadership
12 14 (10.61%) MVVM
12 14 (10.61%) UML
13 13 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (8.33%) Front End Development
15 7 (5.30%) E-Commerce
15 7 (5.30%) Mentoring
16 5 (3.79%) Coaching
16 5 (3.79%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 79 (59.85%) JavaScript
2 47 (35.61%) C#
3 45 (34.09%) PHP
4 33 (25.00%) SQL
5 31 (23.48%) Java
6 13 (9.85%) C
7 9 (6.82%) C++
8 4 (3.03%) Python
8 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.45%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) cPanel
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) Zend
3 8 (6.06%) Fujitsu
4 3 (2.27%) Google
5 2 (1.52%) NVIDIA
5 2 (1.52%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.76%) Apple
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle