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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 87 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 59 65 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.40% 3.53% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 3.63% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 54
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £34,600 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
2341 1791 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.05% 97.39% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1461 1515
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 59 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 50 (44.64%) C#
3 50 (44.64%) HTML
3 50 (44.64%) .NET
4 47 (41.96%) CSS
5 42 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 41 (36.61%) SQL
7 38 (33.93%) MVC
8 34 (30.36%) jQuery
9 32 (28.57%) OO
10 31 (27.68%) Java
11 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
11 29 (25.89%) XML
12 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET
12 27 (24.11%) REST
13 26 (23.21%) Subversion
14 25 (22.32%) HTML5
15 24 (21.43%) Web Services
16 21 (18.75%) Web Development
16 21 (18.75%) WCF
17 20 (17.86%) Ajax
18 19 (16.96%) TDD
18 19 (16.96%) Scrum
18 19 (16.96%) Games
18 19 (16.96%) E-Commerce
19 18 (16.07%) SOAP
19 18 (16.07%) AngularJS
20 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
21 16 (14.29%) QA

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.36%) CMS
3 5 (4.46%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.57%) Node.js
5 3 (2.68%) IIS
5 3 (2.68%) OpenEdge
5 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.79%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.89%) Apache
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Magento
2 2 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.46%) SaaS
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Firewall
1 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) MySQL
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.46%) QlikView
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.68%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.79%) Big Data
8 2 (1.79%) GIS
8 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.89%) Redis
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 26 (23.21%) Subversion
3 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 11 (9.82%) Maven
5 9 (8.04%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.14%) Ant
6 8 (7.14%) JUnit
7 6 (5.36%) Selenium
8 3 (2.68%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.79%) JIRA
10 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.89%) Hudson
10 1 (0.89%) PhpStorm
General
1 19 (16.96%) Games
2 14 (12.50%) Finance
3 8 (7.14%) Retail
4 7 (6.25%) Local Government
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (44.64%) .NET
1 50 (44.64%) HTML
2 47 (41.96%) CSS
3 34 (30.36%) jQuery
4 29 (25.89%) XML
5 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET
5 27 (24.11%) REST
6 25 (22.32%) HTML5
7 24 (21.43%) Web Services
8 21 (18.75%) WCF
9 20 (17.86%) Ajax
10 18 (16.07%) AngularJS
10 18 (16.07%) SOAP
11 15 (13.39%) Spring
12 14 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (11.61%) Entity Framework
14 11 (9.82%) JSON
14 11 (9.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.46%) User Experience
4 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.61%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Unix
3 3 (2.68%) Android
4 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.89%) Debian
5 1 (0.89%) Windows
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.93%) MVC
3 32 (28.57%) OO
4 21 (18.75%) Web Development
5 19 (16.96%) E-Commerce
5 19 (16.96%) Scrum
5 19 (16.96%) TDD
6 13 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.61%) OOD
7 12 (10.71%) SOA
8 11 (9.82%) SOLID
9 10 (8.93%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 9 (8.04%) BDD
10 9 (8.04%) ITIL
10 9 (8.04%) ITIL V3
10 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.04%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (8.04%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.14%) Functional Programming
11 8 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 50 (44.64%) C#
3 41 (36.61%) SQL
4 31 (27.68%) Java
5 12 (10.71%) PHP
6 11 (9.82%) XPath
7 10 (8.93%) C++
8 9 (8.04%) TypeScript
8 9 (8.04%) VB.NET
9 7 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.36%) Ruby
11 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.68%) ActionScript
12 3 (2.68%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (2.68%) C
12 3 (2.68%) Clojure
12 3 (2.68%) Groovy
12 3 (2.68%) Scala
13 2 (1.79%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) MCPD
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Puppet
2 3 (2.68%) Grafana
2 3 (2.68%) Graphite
2 3 (2.68%) Packer
2 3 (2.68%) Terraform
2 3 (2.68%) Uchiwa
3 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle
3 9 (8.04%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.68%) Google
4 3 (2.68%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.68%) WSO2
5 2 (1.79%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.79%) ESRI
5 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.89%) Sun
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