The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 66 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 63 67 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.46% 3.70% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 3.89% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 57 56 47
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,501
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £31,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1753 1723 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.37% 95.14% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1508 1335
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Birmingham region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 75 (63.03%) .NET
2 70 (58.82%) C#
3 54 (45.38%) JavaScript
4 50 (42.02%) MVC
5 49 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (38.66%) SQL
7 46 (38.66%) HTML
8 41 (34.45%) CSS
9 40 (33.61%) SQL Server
10 32 (26.89%) Java
11 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
12 26 (21.85%) jQuery
13 23 (19.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (18.49%) XML
15 20 (16.81%) HTML5
16 19 (15.97%) Finance
17 18 (15.13%) Software Engineering
17 18 (15.13%) OO
18 17 (14.29%) TDD
18 17 (14.29%) Subversion
18 17 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 16 (13.45%) Degree
19 16 (13.45%) Visual Studio
20 15 (12.61%) .NET Framework
21 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
21 13 (10.92%) Git (software)
21 13 (10.92%) KnockoutJS
21 13 (10.92%) Mentoring
21 13 (10.92%) Equities

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.40%) CMS
2 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.20%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.36%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.52%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.52%) Node.js
6 2 (1.68%) IIS
6 2 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.68%) Apache
6 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.84%) WordPress
7 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.68%) Magento
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) HTTP
1 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.72%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.04%) MySQL
5 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.52%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.68%) MS Access
8 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 7
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Subversion
1 17 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (13.45%) Visual Studio
3 13 (10.92%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.36%) Ant
4 4 (3.36%) Maven
4 4 (3.36%) Gradle
5 3 (2.52%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.52%) Hudson
5 3 (2.52%) MorphX
6 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.84%) ProC
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.84%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Banking
2 9 (7.56%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Advertising
4 5 (4.20%) Marketing
5 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.68%) Games
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.84%) Back Office
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (63.03%) .NET
2 49 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 46 (38.66%) HTML
4 41 (34.45%) CSS
5 26 (21.85%) jQuery
6 23 (19.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (18.49%) XML
8 20 (16.81%) HTML5
9 15 (12.61%) .NET Framework
10 13 (10.92%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (10.08%) Web Services
12 11 (9.24%) Ajax
13 8 (6.72%) Spring
13 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
13 8 (6.72%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (5.88%) RESTful
14 7 (5.88%) WCF
14 7 (5.88%) JSON
15 6 (5.04%) Java EE
15 6 (5.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Equities
2 9 (7.56%) Open Source
2 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.36%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 2 (1.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.84%) Blog
6 1 (0.84%) iPhone
6 1 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) UNIX
2 5 (4.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) AIX
3 1 (0.84%) Solaris
3 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.84%) CentOS
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.02%) MVC
2 48 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.13%) OO
3 18 (15.13%) Software Engineering
4 17 (14.29%) TDD
5 13 (10.92%) Scrum
5 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
5 13 (10.92%) Mentoring
6 12 (10.08%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.56%) Project Management
7 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.72%) OOD
9 6 (5.04%) OOP
9 6 (5.04%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.04%) CRM
10 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.36%) Build Automation
11 4 (3.36%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (3.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (58.82%) C#
2 54 (45.38%) JavaScript
3 46 (38.66%) SQL
4 32 (26.89%) Java
5 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.40%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.72%) VB
8 7 (5.88%) PHP
9 6 (5.04%) VB6
10 5 (4.20%) C++
11 4 (3.36%) X++
12 3 (2.52%) Ruby
13 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.84%) C
14 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.36%) MCSD
4 1 (0.84%) MCP
4 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) EPiServer
3 5 (4.20%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.68%) Sencha
4 2 (1.68%) Zend
4 2 (1.68%) BT
5 1 (0.84%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.84%) Apple
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