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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 60 69 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 76 55 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.77% 2.79% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 2.96% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66 48 36
Average salary £44,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,950 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,550 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +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
1884 1856 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.41% 94.26% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1600 1671
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 71 (51.08%) .NET
2 70 (50.36%) C#
3 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (40.29%) SQL
5 50 (35.97%) HTML
6 48 (34.53%) SQL Server
7 45 (32.37%) Java
8 44 (31.65%) JavaScript
9 43 (30.94%) MVC
10 39 (28.06%) Subversion
11 38 (27.34%) ASP.NET
12 34 (24.46%) TDD
13 32 (23.02%) Visual Studio
14 28 (20.14%) Finance
14 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
15 27 (19.42%) HTML5
16 25 (17.99%) Open Source
17 24 (17.27%) CSS
18 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
18 23 (16.55%) jQuery
18 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (16.55%) Mentoring
19 22 (15.83%) Unit Testing
19 22 (15.83%) OO
20 21 (15.11%) E-Commerce
21 20 (14.39%) XML
21 20 (14.39%) Scrum
22 19 (13.67%) Equities
23 17 (12.23%) WCF
23 17 (12.23%) OOD

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (6.47%) CMS
2 6 (4.32%) IIS
3 5 (3.60%) Node.js
4 4 (2.88%) Apache
5 3 (2.16%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.16%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.72%) Kentico
7 1 (0.72%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.72%) Mule
7 1 (0.72%) WordPress
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (34.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.23%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.19%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (5.04%) MySQL
7 6 (4.32%) MS Access
8 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.16%) RavenDB
10 3 (2.16%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 7
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (28.06%) Subversion
2 32 (23.02%) Visual Studio
3 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
4 14 (10.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.04%) Maven
5 7 (5.04%) Ant
5 7 (5.04%) Gradle
6 4 (2.88%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.88%) Hudson
7 3 (2.16%) MorphX
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.72%) ProC
General
1 28 (20.14%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Banking
2 15 (10.79%) Investment Banking
3 9 (6.47%) Games
4 5 (3.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (51.08%) .NET
2 50 (35.97%) HTML
3 38 (27.34%) ASP.NET
4 27 (19.42%) HTML5
5 24 (17.27%) CSS
6 23 (16.55%) jQuery
6 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (14.39%) XML
8 17 (12.23%) WCF
9 16 (11.51%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (10.79%) RESTful
11 14 (10.07%) Web Services
12 13 (9.35%) WPF
12 13 (9.35%) AngularJS
13 12 (8.63%) Spring
14 10 (7.19%) .NET Framework
14 10 (7.19%) Razor View Engine
15 8 (5.76%) Java EE
15 8 (5.76%) Hibernate
16 7 (5.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Equities
2 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.44%) Online Games
4 2 (1.44%) NHS
4 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.72%) iPhone
5 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.72%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.07%) UNIX
2 12 (8.63%) Windows
3 11 (7.91%) Linux
4 7 (5.04%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.94%) MVC
3 34 (24.46%) TDD
4 25 (17.99%) Open Source
5 23 (16.55%) Mentoring
6 22 (15.83%) Unit Testing
6 22 (15.83%) OO
7 21 (15.11%) E-Commerce
8 20 (14.39%) Scrum
9 17 (12.23%) OOD
10 16 (11.51%) Software Engineering
11 12 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.63%) Project Management
12 10 (7.19%) SDLC
13 8 (5.76%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.04%) BDD
15 6 (4.32%) Build Automation
15 6 (4.32%) Web Development
16 5 (3.60%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (50.36%) C#
2 56 (40.29%) SQL
3 45 (32.37%) Java
4 44 (31.65%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.79%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.35%) VB.NET
7 12 (8.63%) C++
8 7 (5.04%) VB
8 7 (5.04%) PHP
9 6 (4.32%) VB6
10 5 (3.60%) Ruby
10 5 (3.60%) X++
11 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.72%) PHP5
12 1 (0.72%) R
12 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) Degree
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.79%) Oracle
3 5 (3.60%) GUPTA
4 4 (2.88%) Apple
5 3 (2.16%) Zend
6 2 (1.44%) Sencha
7 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.72%) Sun
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
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