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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 54 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 77 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.93% 2.63% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 2.79% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 73 41 39
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1836 2009 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.82% 94.32% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1704 1785
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (51.41%) C#
2 70 (49.30%) .NET
3 65 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (42.96%) SQL
5 51 (35.92%) HTML
6 50 (35.21%) SQL Server
7 44 (30.99%) Java
7 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
8 42 (29.58%) MVC
9 39 (27.46%) Subversion
10 38 (26.76%) ASP.NET
11 35 (24.65%) TDD
12 33 (23.24%) Visual Studio
13 32 (22.54%) Finance
14 28 (19.72%) Git (software)
15 26 (18.31%) HTML5
16 24 (16.90%) Open Source
16 24 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
17 23 (16.20%) jQuery
18 21 (14.79%) Mentoring
18 21 (14.79%) CSS
18 21 (14.79%) UNIX
18 21 (14.79%) Scrum
19 20 (14.08%) Equities
20 19 (13.38%) OO
21 18 (12.68%) XML
21 18 (12.68%) Software Engineering
22 17 (11.97%) Linux
22 17 (11.97%) E-Commerce

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (6.34%) CMS
2 6 (4.23%) IIS
3 5 (3.52%) Apache
4 4 (2.82%) Node.js
5 3 (2.11%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.11%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.70%) Kentico
7 1 (0.70%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.70%) JBoss
7 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.70%) Mule
7 1 (0.70%) WordPress
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) HTTP
1 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (9.86%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.04%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (5.63%) MS Access
6 7 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.93%) MySQL
7 6 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.11%) RavenDB
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 7
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 39 (27.46%) Subversion
2 33 (23.24%) Visual Studio
3 28 (19.72%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.93%) Maven
5 7 (4.93%) Gradle
5 7 (4.93%) Ant
6 4 (2.82%) Hudson
6 4 (2.82%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.11%) MorphX
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.70%) NUnit
9 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.70%) Moq
General
1 32 (22.54%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Banking
2 14 (9.86%) Investment Banking
3 12 (8.45%) Games
4 5 (3.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (49.30%) .NET
2 51 (35.92%) HTML
3 38 (26.76%) ASP.NET
4 26 (18.31%) HTML5
5 24 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (16.20%) jQuery
7 21 (14.79%) CSS
8 18 (12.68%) XML
9 16 (11.27%) WCF
9 16 (11.27%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (10.56%) AngularJS
11 14 (9.86%) Web Services
11 14 (9.86%) Spring
12 13 (9.15%) WPF
13 12 (8.45%) RESTful
14 11 (7.75%) .NET Framework
15 9 (6.34%) Razor View Engine
16 8 (5.63%) Hibernate
17 7 (4.93%) Java EE
17 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.08%) Equities
2 8 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.41%) NHS
4 2 (1.41%) Derivative
4 2 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (1.41%) User Experience
4 2 (1.41%) Online Games
4 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) Physics
5 1 (0.70%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.79%) UNIX
2 17 (11.97%) Linux
3 11 (7.75%) Windows
4 6 (4.23%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) CentOS
6 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.58%) MVC
3 35 (24.65%) TDD
4 24 (16.90%) Open Source
5 21 (14.79%) Scrum
5 21 (14.79%) Mentoring
6 19 (13.38%) OO
7 18 (12.68%) Software Engineering
8 17 (11.97%) Unit Testing
8 17 (11.97%) E-Commerce
9 14 (9.86%) OOD
10 13 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.45%) Project Management
12 10 (7.04%) SDLC
13 8 (5.63%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.63%) BDD
14 7 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.93%) Web Development
15 6 (4.23%) Data Analysis
15 6 (4.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 73 (51.41%) C#
2 61 (42.96%) SQL
3 44 (30.99%) Java
3 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.56%) VB.NET
5 14 (9.86%) C++
6 13 (9.15%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.93%) VB
7 7 (4.93%) PHP
8 6 (4.23%) VB6
9 5 (3.52%) X++
10 4 (2.82%) Ruby
11 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.70%) ABAP
12 1 (0.70%) PHP5
12 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (9.15%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.45%) Oracle
3 5 (3.52%) GUPTA
4 3 (2.11%) Zend
4 3 (2.11%) Apple
5 2 (1.41%) Sencha
5 2 (1.41%) Sybase
6 1 (0.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) Sun
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
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