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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 63 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 62 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.39% 2.86% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 3.04% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 62 45 36
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £53,750
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
1754 1478 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.00% 94.08% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 1292 1356
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 26 January 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 85 (64.89%) JavaScript
2 79 (60.31%) CSS
3 74 (56.49%) HTML
4 69 (52.67%) C#
5 65 (49.62%) .NET
6 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (46.56%) MVC
8 59 (45.04%) jQuery
9 45 (34.35%) Java
10 43 (32.82%) ASP.NET
11 42 (32.06%) SQL
12 37 (28.24%) Ajax
13 35 (26.72%) HTML5
14 34 (25.95%) SQL Server
15 32 (24.43%) Scrum
16 31 (23.66%) Microsoft
17 30 (22.90%) OO
17 30 (22.90%) XML
18 27 (20.61%) JSON
19 26 (19.85%) E-Commerce
20 23 (17.56%) OOP
21 22 (16.79%) Finance
21 22 (16.79%) Mobile App
21 22 (16.79%) Mentoring
22 21 (16.03%) Windows
23 19 (14.50%) Linux
23 19 (14.50%) AngularJS
24 18 (13.74%) .NET Framework
24 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
25 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET MVC

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.63%) CMS
3 7 (5.34%) Apache
4 5 (3.82%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.82%) WordPress
4 5 (3.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.05%) JBoss
6 2 (1.53%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.53%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) Node.js
7 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.76%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Magento
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.45%) MySQL
3 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.53%) ActiveReports
5 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.21%) Ant
2 16 (12.21%) JIRA
3 13 (9.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 10 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.11%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.34%) Subversion
7 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.05%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (3.05%) Selenium
9 2 (1.53%) NUnit
9 2 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.53%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.53%) QUnit
9 2 (1.53%) JUnit
9 2 (1.53%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.76%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.76%) Maven
10 1 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 22 (16.79%) Finance
2 15 (11.45%) Retail
3 10 (7.63%) Marketing
4 7 (5.34%) Advertising
5 6 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.58%) Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (60.31%) CSS
2 74 (56.49%) HTML
3 65 (49.62%) .NET
4 59 (45.04%) jQuery
5 43 (32.82%) ASP.NET
6 37 (28.24%) Ajax
7 35 (26.72%) HTML5
8 30 (22.90%) XML
9 27 (20.61%) JSON
10 19 (14.50%) AngularJS
11 18 (13.74%) .NET Framework
12 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (11.45%) PhoneGap
14 14 (10.69%) Web Services
15 13 (9.92%) Silverlight
16 8 (6.11%) Backbone.js
16 8 (6.11%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (6.11%) Underscore.js
17 7 (5.34%) REST
17 7 (5.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.79%) Mobile App
2 17 (12.98%) User Experience
2 17 (12.98%) N-Tier
3 13 (9.92%) Blackberry
3 13 (9.92%) Equities
3 13 (9.92%) Open Source
4 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.82%) Blog
6 4 (3.05%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.05%) W3C
7 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.29%) iPad
7 3 (2.29%) iPhone
8 2 (1.53%) Telematics
8 2 (1.53%) Remote Sensing
8 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.53%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.76%) Animation
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.03%) Windows
2 19 (14.50%) Linux
3 16 (12.21%) Windows 8
4 15 (11.45%) Android
4 15 (11.45%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.34%) UNIX
5 7 (5.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (46.56%) MVC
3 32 (24.43%) Scrum
4 30 (22.90%) OO
5 26 (19.85%) E-Commerce
6 23 (17.56%) OOP
7 22 (16.79%) Mentoring
8 15 (11.45%) SOA
9 14 (10.69%) Android Development
9 14 (10.69%) iOS Development
10 12 (9.16%) TDD
10 12 (9.16%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.63%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.87%) OOD
12 9 (6.87%) Project Management
12 9 (6.87%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.11%) Web Development
13 8 (6.11%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (5.34%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 85 (64.89%) JavaScript
2 69 (52.67%) C#
3 45 (34.35%) Java
4 42 (32.06%) SQL
5 17 (12.98%) PHP
6 14 (10.69%) ActionScript
6 14 (10.69%) Objective-C
7 13 (9.92%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (5.34%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.05%) C++
10 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.53%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.76%) R
12 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (12.21%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.92%) Degree
5 11 (8.40%) MCSD
6 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.53%) MCP
8 1 (0.76%) MCAD
8 1 (0.76%) MCTS
8 1 (0.76%) MCPD
Vendors
1 31 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Sencha
2 13 (9.92%) Appcelerator
3 9 (6.87%) Oracle
4 7 (5.34%) Zend
5 5 (3.82%) EPiServer
5 5 (3.82%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.29%) Informatica
7 2 (1.53%) Apple
7 2 (1.53%) BT
7 2 (1.53%) Google
7 2 (1.53%) Talend
8 1 (0.76%) Facebook
8 1 (0.76%) Twitter
8 1 (0.76%) Open Text
8 1 (0.76%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) hybris
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