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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 60 89 72
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 73 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.21% 1.90% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 2.03% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 33
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
2143 2018 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.16% 93.60% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 1823 1350
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 17 September 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 76 (58.91%) .NET
2 67 (51.94%) C#
3 63 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 59 (45.74%) HTML
4 59 (45.74%) CSS
5 54 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (41.09%) SQL Server
7 52 (40.31%) jQuery
8 50 (38.76%) ASP.NET
9 46 (35.66%) SQL
10 34 (26.36%) Java
10 34 (26.36%) Windows
11 30 (23.26%) Microsoft
11 30 (23.26%) MVC
11 30 (23.26%) Scrum
12 28 (21.71%) HTML5
13 27 (20.93%) Ajax
14 26 (20.16%) OO
15 25 (19.38%) XML
15 25 (19.38%) Mobile App
16 24 (18.60%) .NET Framework
17 20 (15.50%) OOP
17 20 (15.50%) WPF
18 19 (14.73%) Web Services
18 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
18 19 (14.73%) JSON
19 18 (13.95%) Degree
19 18 (13.95%) WCF
19 18 (13.95%) AngularJS
20 17 (13.18%) SOA

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.20%) Apache
3 5 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.33%) CMS
5 3 (2.33%) WordPress
6 2 (1.55%) IIS
6 2 (1.55%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.78%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.53%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Magento
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.63%) SaaS
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) DHCP
1 1 (0.78%) Intranet
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
1 1 (0.78%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (41.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.30%) MySQL
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.78%) DTS
10 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.78%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 17 (13.18%) Subversion
2 15 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.30%) Ant
3 12 (9.30%) JIRA
3 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 9 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.55%) NUnit
8 2 (1.55%) Selenium
8 2 (1.55%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.55%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (1.55%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.55%) QUnit
8 2 (1.55%) T4 Templates
9 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 14 (10.85%) Automotive
2 11 (8.53%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Retail
3 5 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.33%) Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (58.91%) .NET
2 59 (45.74%) CSS
2 59 (45.74%) HTML
3 52 (40.31%) jQuery
4 50 (38.76%) ASP.NET
5 28 (21.71%) HTML5
6 27 (20.93%) Ajax
7 25 (19.38%) XML
8 24 (18.60%) .NET Framework
9 20 (15.50%) WPF
10 19 (14.73%) JSON
10 19 (14.73%) Web Services
11 18 (13.95%) WCF
11 18 (13.95%) AngularJS
12 16 (12.40%) WinForms
13 14 (10.85%) JSP
14 12 (9.30%) Silverlight
15 11 (8.53%) CSS3
15 11 (8.53%) PhoneGap
16 10 (7.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.38%) Mobile App
2 16 (12.40%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.53%) N-Tier
3 11 (8.53%) Blackberry
3 11 (8.53%) User Experience
4 9 (6.98%) Mathematics
4 9 (6.98%) Open Source
5 6 (4.65%) Remote Sensing
5 6 (4.65%) Telematics
6 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.33%) iPhone
7 3 (2.33%) Physics
7 3 (2.33%) Blog
7 3 (2.33%) Equities
8 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) iPad
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.78%) Animation
9 1 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.36%) Windows
2 15 (11.63%) Android
3 14 (10.85%) Apple iOS
4 12 (9.30%) Windows 8
5 9 (6.98%) Ubuntu
6 8 (6.20%) Linux
7 5 (3.88%) UNIX
8 2 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) AIX
9 1 (0.78%) Solaris
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.26%) Scrum
2 30 (23.26%) MVC
3 26 (20.16%) OO
4 20 (15.50%) OOP
5 17 (13.18%) SOA
5 17 (13.18%) Mentoring
6 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
7 14 (10.85%) Android Development
7 14 (10.85%) iOS Development
8 13 (10.08%) Web Development
9 12 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (8.53%) OOD
11 10 (7.75%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.98%) Web Accessibility
13 8 (6.20%) Technical Analysis
13 8 (6.20%) TDD
14 6 (4.65%) Unit Testing
14 6 (4.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.94%) C#
2 63 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 46 (35.66%) SQL
4 34 (26.36%) Java
5 15 (11.63%) VB.NET
6 14 (10.85%) Objective-C
6 14 (10.85%) PHP
7 13 (10.08%) ActionScript
8 11 (8.53%) ActionScript 3.0
9 8 (6.20%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.65%) C++
11 4 (3.10%) C
11 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.55%) Ruby
13 2 (1.55%) XPath
13 2 (1.55%) X++
13 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Degree
2 15 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
4 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.75%) MCSD
6 5 (3.88%) MCTS
7 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) MCPD
8 1 (0.78%) MCAD
Vendors
1 30 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.63%) Oracle
3 11 (8.53%) Sencha
3 11 (8.53%) Appcelerator
4 9 (6.98%) Zend
5 5 (3.88%) JBoss
6 4 (3.10%) Informatica
7 2 (1.55%) Google
8 1 (0.78%) Netezza
8 1 (0.78%) Open Text
8 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.78%) Telerik
8 1 (0.78%) hybris
8 1 (0.78%) Facebook
8 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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