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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 64 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 55 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.14% 2.93% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 3.07% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 36
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £50,000 £50,000
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
1681 1565 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 95.66% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1359 1315
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 March 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 73 (59.35%) C#
2 68 (55.28%) .NET
3 58 (47.15%) JavaScript
4 51 (41.46%) CSS
4 51 (41.46%) MVC
4 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (40.65%) ASP.NET
6 47 (38.21%) HTML
7 46 (37.40%) Java
8 42 (34.15%) SQL
9 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
9 33 (26.83%) jQuery
10 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
11 26 (21.14%) Finance
12 25 (20.33%) XML
13 23 (18.70%) OO
14 22 (17.89%) HTML5
15 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (17.07%) Ajax
16 19 (15.45%) Equities
16 19 (15.45%) Mentoring
17 17 (13.82%) E-Commerce
17 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
17 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
18 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (13.01%) Degree
18 16 (13.01%) Scrum
19 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
19 15 (12.20%) Linux
19 15 (12.20%) JSON

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.88%) CMS
2 6 (4.88%) Apache
3 5 (4.07%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.25%) NServiceBus
4 4 (3.25%) JBoss
5 3 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.63%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.63%) Node.js
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.81%) nginx
7 1 (0.81%) WordPress
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.63%) Magento
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.69%) MySQL
4 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.44%) RavenDB
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.63%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (11.38%) Subversion
4 10 (8.13%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.88%) Ant
5 6 (4.88%) JIRA
6 4 (3.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (3.25%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.63%) JUnit
8 2 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (1.63%) Selenium
8 2 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.81%) Hudson
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.81%) ProC
9 1 (0.81%) MorphX
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Banking
2 12 (9.76%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Advertising
4 6 (4.88%) Retail
5 5 (4.07%) Marketing
6 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.63%) Games
8 1 (0.81%) Back Office
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (55.28%) .NET
2 51 (41.46%) CSS
3 50 (40.65%) ASP.NET
4 47 (38.21%) HTML
5 33 (26.83%) jQuery
6 25 (20.33%) XML
7 22 (17.89%) HTML5
8 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (17.07%) Ajax
9 15 (12.20%) JSON
10 13 (10.57%) .NET Framework
11 12 (9.76%) Web Services
12 10 (8.13%) AngularJS
13 8 (6.50%) CSS3
14 7 (5.69%) REST
14 7 (5.69%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (5.69%) RESTful
14 7 (5.69%) Spring
15 6 (4.88%) WCF
15 6 (4.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Equities
2 14 (11.38%) Open Source
3 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.50%) N-Tier
5 7 (5.69%) User Experience
6 5 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.25%) W3C
7 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.44%) iPad
8 3 (2.44%) iPhone
9 2 (1.63%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Linux
2 10 (8.13%) Windows
3 8 (6.50%) UNIX
4 7 (5.69%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.25%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) CentOS
6 1 (0.81%) AIX
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.46%) MVC
1 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.70%) OO
3 19 (15.45%) Mentoring
4 17 (13.82%) E-Commerce
4 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
5 16 (13.01%) Scrum
6 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.94%) TDD
8 10 (8.13%) OOP
9 9 (7.32%) Project Management
9 9 (7.32%) SOA
9 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.69%) OOD
10 7 (5.69%) CRM
11 6 (4.88%) Mobile Development
12 5 (4.07%) Data Modelling
12 5 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (59.35%) C#
2 58 (47.15%) JavaScript
3 46 (37.40%) Java
4 42 (34.15%) SQL
5 13 (10.57%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.50%) PHP
6 8 (6.50%) C++
7 6 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.25%) ActionScript
8 4 (3.25%) ActionScript 3.0
8 4 (3.25%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.25%) VB
9 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.63%) VB6
9 2 (1.63%) Ruby
9 2 (1.63%) X++
9 2 (1.63%) R
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Degree
2 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.07%) MCSD
6 3 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.50%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) EPiServer
3 5 (4.07%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.25%) Sencha
4 4 (3.25%) Appcelerator
5 3 (2.44%) Apple
6 2 (1.63%) BT
6 2 (1.63%) Talend
6 2 (1.63%) Zend
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
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