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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 70 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 56 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.57% 1.82% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.95% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 35
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £50,000
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
2054 2001 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.31% 93.59% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1740 1789 1341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 79 (64.23%) .NET
2 69 (56.10%) C#
3 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
3 55 (44.72%) ASP.NET
4 51 (41.46%) JavaScript
5 50 (40.65%) SQL
6 48 (39.02%) CSS
7 47 (38.21%) HTML
7 47 (38.21%) jQuery
8 33 (26.83%) Microsoft
9 30 (24.39%) Windows
10 29 (23.58%) Java
11 25 (20.33%) .NET Framework
12 24 (19.51%) MVC
13 22 (17.89%) Ajax
13 22 (17.89%) HTML5
14 21 (17.07%) WPF
14 21 (17.07%) Scrum
14 21 (17.07%) XML
14 21 (17.07%) MS Excel
15 19 (15.45%) Mobile App
16 18 (14.63%) WCF
16 18 (14.63%) Degree
17 17 (13.82%) Computer Science
17 17 (13.82%) WinForms
17 17 (13.82%) Subversion
17 17 (13.82%) OO
18 16 (13.01%) Web Services
18 16 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (13.01%) Automotive

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.50%) Apache
3 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.20%) SaaS
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.81%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) DHCP
1 1 (0.81%) Intranet
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
1 1 (0.81%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) MySQL
3 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Subversion
2 15 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.50%) Ant
4 8 (6.50%) JIRA
5 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 5 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.63%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.81%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.81%) ProC
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 16 (13.01%) Automotive
2 10 (8.13%) Finance
3 7 (5.69%) Retail
4 5 (4.07%) Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (64.23%) .NET
2 55 (44.72%) ASP.NET
3 48 (39.02%) CSS
4 47 (38.21%) HTML
4 47 (38.21%) jQuery
5 25 (20.33%) .NET Framework
6 22 (17.89%) Ajax
6 22 (17.89%) HTML5
7 21 (17.07%) WPF
7 21 (17.07%) XML
8 18 (14.63%) WCF
9 17 (13.82%) WinForms
10 16 (13.01%) Web Services
11 14 (11.38%) JSP
11 14 (11.38%) JSON
11 14 (11.38%) AngularJS
12 13 (10.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (9.76%) CSS3
14 11 (8.94%) Spring
15 10 (8.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Mobile App
2 17 (13.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.69%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.69%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.88%) Remote Sensing
5 6 (4.88%) Telematics
5 6 (4.88%) Open Source
6 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.44%) iPhone
6 3 (2.44%) Physics
6 3 (2.44%) Equities
7 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.39%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Android
3 9 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.50%) Windows 8
5 7 (5.69%) Linux
6 6 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.88%) UNIX
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.81%) AIX
8 1 (0.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) MVC
2 21 (17.07%) Scrum
3 17 (13.82%) OO
4 16 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.57%) OOP
5 13 (10.57%) SOA
6 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
6 11 (8.94%) Web Development
6 11 (8.94%) iOS Development
7 10 (8.13%) Android Development
7 10 (8.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (8.13%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.32%) Web Accessibility
9 8 (6.50%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (4.88%) Multithreading
10 6 (4.88%) Project Management
10 6 (4.88%) TDD
10 6 (4.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 69 (56.10%) C#
2 51 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 50 (40.65%) SQL
4 29 (23.58%) Java
5 14 (11.38%) VB.NET
6 11 (8.94%) Objective-C
6 11 (8.94%) PHP
7 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.50%) ActionScript
9 7 (5.69%) ActionScript 3.0
10 6 (4.88%) C++
11 4 (3.25%) C
11 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.63%) Ruby
13 2 (1.63%) XPath
13 2 (1.63%) X++
13 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.81%) XAML
14 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) Degree
2 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.32%) MCSD
3 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.25%) MCTS
6 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 33 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) Zend
4 7 (5.69%) Sencha
4 7 (5.69%) Appcelerator
5 5 (4.07%) JBoss
6 4 (3.25%) Informatica
7 2 (1.63%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Netezza
8 1 (0.81%) SAP
8 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.81%) VMware
8 1 (0.81%) Telerik
8 1 (0.81%) hybris
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