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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 71 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 69 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.90% 2.07% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 2.19% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 37
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,200 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £48,500
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
2240 2008 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.20% 94.63% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 1831 1298
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 24 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 66 (54.10%) JavaScript
1 66 (54.10%) CSS
2 65 (53.28%) HTML
3 59 (48.36%) C#
4 58 (47.54%) jQuery
5 57 (46.72%) .NET
6 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (34.43%) SQL Server
8 40 (32.79%) Java
8 40 (32.79%) SQL
9 39 (31.97%) MVC
10 34 (27.87%) ASP.NET
11 33 (27.05%) Scrum
12 32 (26.23%) OO
12 32 (26.23%) HTML5
13 31 (25.41%) Windows
14 30 (24.59%) Ajax
15 28 (22.95%) Mobile App
16 27 (22.13%) OOP
16 27 (22.13%) XML
17 25 (20.49%) JSON
18 24 (19.67%) AngularJS
19 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
20 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
21 20 (16.39%) PHP
21 20 (16.39%) .NET Framework
22 19 (15.57%) Degree
22 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
22 19 (15.57%) Mentoring
23 18 (14.75%) SOA

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (8.20%) Apache
1 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.10%) CMS
2 5 (4.10%) WordPress
2 5 (4.10%) JBoss
2 5 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.64%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.64%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.84%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) SaaS
2 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.93%) MySQL
3 6 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.64%) ActiveReports
7 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Ant
1 17 (13.93%) JIRA
1 17 (13.93%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.30%) Subversion
3 14 (11.48%) Visual Studio
3 14 (11.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 9 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.28%) Selenium
6 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.46%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.64%) JUnit
7 2 (1.64%) NUnit
7 2 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.64%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.64%) QUnit
7 2 (1.64%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.82%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (11.48%) Retail
2 12 (9.84%) Finance
3 10 (8.20%) Automotive
4 5 (4.10%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Marketing
4 5 (4.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (54.10%) CSS
2 65 (53.28%) HTML
3 58 (47.54%) jQuery
4 57 (46.72%) .NET
5 34 (27.87%) ASP.NET
6 32 (26.23%) HTML5
7 30 (24.59%) Ajax
8 27 (22.13%) XML
9 25 (20.49%) JSON
10 24 (19.67%) AngularJS
11 20 (16.39%) .NET Framework
12 16 (13.11%) PhoneGap
13 14 (11.48%) Silverlight
14 13 (10.66%) WPF
14 13 (10.66%) Web Services
15 12 (9.84%) WinForms
15 12 (9.84%) Underscore.js
15 12 (9.84%) Backbone.js
16 10 (8.20%) WCF
17 9 (7.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) Mobile App
2 17 (13.93%) N-Tier
3 16 (13.11%) Open Source
3 16 (13.11%) User Experience
4 14 (11.48%) Computer Science
4 14 (11.48%) Blackberry
5 8 (6.56%) Equities
5 8 (6.56%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.92%) Remote Sensing
6 6 (4.92%) Telematics
6 6 (4.92%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.10%) Blog
8 3 (2.46%) W3C
9 2 (1.64%) Physics
9 2 (1.64%) iPhone
10 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.82%) iPad
10 1 (0.82%) Animation
10 1 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.41%) Windows
2 17 (13.93%) Android
3 16 (13.11%) Apple iOS
4 15 (12.30%) Windows 8
5 14 (11.48%) Linux
6 11 (9.02%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.28%) UNIX
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.97%) MVC
3 33 (27.05%) Scrum
4 32 (26.23%) OO
5 27 (22.13%) OOP
6 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
7 19 (15.57%) Mentoring
8 18 (14.75%) SOA
9 16 (13.11%) Android Development
9 16 (13.11%) iOS Development
10 13 (10.66%) OOD
10 13 (10.66%) Web Development
11 12 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (8.20%) TDD
13 9 (7.38%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.38%) Unit Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (7.38%) Project Management
14 8 (6.56%) SEO
14 8 (6.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (54.10%) JavaScript
2 59 (48.36%) C#
3 40 (32.79%) Java
3 40 (32.79%) SQL
4 20 (16.39%) PHP
5 16 (13.11%) Objective-C
6 15 (12.30%) ActionScript
7 14 (11.48%) ActionScript 3.0
8 12 (9.84%) VB.NET
9 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.28%) C++
11 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.64%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.82%) XAML
12 1 (0.82%) XPath
12 1 (0.82%) X++
12 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (15.57%) Degree
1 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.93%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.20%) MCSD
5 5 (4.10%) MCTS
6 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) MCPD
7 1 (0.82%) MCAD
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.48%) Sencha
2 14 (11.48%) Appcelerator
3 13 (10.66%) Oracle
4 11 (9.02%) Zend
5 4 (3.28%) Informatica
6 2 (1.64%) Google
6 2 (1.64%) Talend
7 1 (0.82%) Facebook
7 1 (0.82%) Twitter
7 1 (0.82%) Netezza
7 1 (0.82%) hybris
7 1 (0.82%) Open Text
7 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
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