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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 72 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 52 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.92% 2.48% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 2.61% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 51 33 35
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £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
1696 1418 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.23% 94.91% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1225 1322
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 4 March 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 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 77 (60.63%) JavaScript
2 69 (54.33%) CSS
3 68 (53.54%) C#
4 66 (51.97%) HTML
5 64 (50.39%) .NET
6 57 (44.88%) MVC
7 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (38.58%) jQuery
9 46 (36.22%) Java
10 44 (34.65%) ASP.NET
11 37 (29.13%) SQL
12 33 (25.98%) OO
13 32 (25.20%) HTML5
14 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
15 28 (22.05%) Finance
16 27 (21.26%) Microsoft
16 27 (21.26%) Ajax
17 26 (20.47%) Scrum
18 25 (19.69%) E-Commerce
19 24 (18.90%) XML
20 21 (16.54%) Mentoring
21 20 (15.75%) JSON
22 19 (14.96%) Linux
23 17 (13.39%) OOP
23 17 (13.39%) Equities
23 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
24 16 (12.60%) Unit Testing
24 16 (12.60%) PHP
25 15 (11.81%) Windows
25 15 (11.81%) TDD

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (7.87%) CMS
2 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.94%) WordPress
3 5 (3.94%) Umbraco
3 5 (3.94%) Apache
4 4 (3.15%) JBoss
5 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.57%) IIS
6 2 (1.57%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.57%) Node.js
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.79%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.79%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Magento
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) MySQL
3 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.72%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.57%) ActiveReports
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.87%) Ant
3 10 (7.87%) JIRA
4 9 (7.09%) Subversion
5 8 (6.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.15%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (3.15%) Selenium
8 2 (1.57%) T4 Templates
8 2 (1.57%) JUnit
8 2 (1.57%) NUnit
8 2 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.57%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.57%) QUnit
8 2 (1.57%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.79%) Xcode
9 1 (0.79%) ProC
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (22.05%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Banking
2 10 (7.87%) Retail
2 10 (7.87%) Investment Banking
3 9 (7.09%) Marketing
4 7 (5.51%) Advertising
5 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.57%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (54.33%) CSS
2 66 (51.97%) HTML
3 64 (50.39%) .NET
4 49 (38.58%) jQuery
5 44 (34.65%) ASP.NET
6 32 (25.20%) HTML5
7 27 (21.26%) Ajax
8 24 (18.90%) XML
9 20 (15.75%) JSON
10 15 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (11.02%) Web Services
12 12 (9.45%) AngularJS
12 12 (9.45%) .NET Framework
13 10 (7.87%) PhoneGap
14 9 (7.09%) Silverlight
15 8 (6.30%) CSS3
15 8 (6.30%) RESTful
16 7 (5.51%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (5.51%) WCF
17 6 (4.72%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Equities
2 15 (11.81%) Open Source
3 13 (10.24%) Mobile App
4 12 (9.45%) User Experience
4 12 (9.45%) N-Tier
5 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.30%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.94%) Blog
8 4 (3.15%) W3C
8 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.15%) Digital Media
8 4 (3.15%) iPhone
8 4 (3.15%) iPad
9 2 (1.57%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.79%) Animation
10 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.96%) Linux
2 15 (11.81%) Windows
3 11 (8.66%) Windows 8
4 10 (7.87%) Android
4 10 (7.87%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.30%) UNIX
6 5 (3.94%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.88%) MVC
2 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.98%) OO
4 26 (20.47%) Scrum
5 25 (19.69%) E-Commerce
6 21 (16.54%) Mentoring
7 17 (13.39%) OOP
8 16 (12.60%) Unit Testing
9 15 (11.81%) TDD
10 12 (9.45%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.66%) OOD
12 10 (7.87%) SOA
13 9 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.09%) Android Development
13 9 (7.09%) iOS Development
14 8 (6.30%) SEO
14 8 (6.30%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (6.30%) Waterfall
15 7 (5.51%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (5.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (60.63%) JavaScript
2 68 (53.54%) C#
3 46 (36.22%) Java
4 37 (29.13%) SQL
5 16 (12.60%) PHP
6 9 (7.09%) Objective-C
6 9 (7.09%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.09%) ActionScript
7 8 (6.30%) ActionScript 3.0
8 5 (3.94%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.94%) C++
9 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.79%) R
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Degree
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.72%) MCSD
5 3 (2.36%) MCP
6 2 (1.57%) VCP4
7 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) MCPD
7 1 (0.79%) MCTS
7 1 (0.79%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.30%) Sencha
2 8 (6.30%) Appcelerator
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle
4 6 (4.72%) Zend
5 5 (3.94%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.94%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.36%) Apple
7 2 (1.57%) BT
7 2 (1.57%) Talend
8 1 (0.79%) Facebook
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.79%) Open Text
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
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