The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 59 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 56 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.92% 2.26% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.40% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 36
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £54,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1788 1831 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.37% 93.90% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1605 1437
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Senior Developer
West Midlands

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 11 July 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 74 (69.81%) .NET
2 63 (59.43%) C#
3 55 (51.89%) ASP.NET
4 49 (46.23%) SQL Server
5 41 (38.68%) JavaScript
6 39 (36.79%) jQuery
7 36 (33.96%) SQL
7 36 (33.96%) HTML
8 35 (33.02%) CSS
9 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
10 20 (18.87%) Java
10 20 (18.87%) MS Excel
11 19 (17.92%) Windows
11 19 (17.92%) WCF
12 18 (16.98%) Web Services
13 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (16.04%) WPF
13 17 (16.04%) .NET Framework
13 17 (16.04%) HTML5
14 16 (15.09%) MVC
15 15 (14.15%) CSS3
16 14 (13.21%) Computer Science
16 14 (13.21%) Scrum
17 13 (12.26%) Subversion
17 13 (12.26%) Automotive
17 13 (12.26%) JSP
17 13 (12.26%) OO
17 13 (12.26%) Degree
18 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
18 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Node.js
5 1 (0.94%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.94%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.43%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.94%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) SaaS
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.94%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) DHCP
1 1 (0.94%) Intranet
1 1 (0.94%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) MySQL
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.94%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Subversion
2 10 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.72%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.83%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (1.89%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.94%) ProC
General
1 13 (12.26%) Automotive
2 11 (10.38%) Finance
3 5 (4.72%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (69.81%) .NET
2 55 (51.89%) ASP.NET
3 39 (36.79%) jQuery
4 36 (33.96%) HTML
5 35 (33.02%) CSS
6 19 (17.92%) WCF
7 18 (16.98%) Web Services
8 17 (16.04%) WPF
8 17 (16.04%) .NET Framework
8 17 (16.04%) HTML5
9 15 (14.15%) CSS3
10 13 (12.26%) JSP
11 12 (11.32%) WinForms
11 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (10.38%) XML
13 10 (9.43%) Ajax
13 10 (9.43%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (8.49%) Spring
15 8 (7.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.60%) Mathematics
2 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) Physics
4 3 (2.83%) Remote Sensing
4 3 (2.83%) iPhone
4 3 (2.83%) Telematics
4 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.83%) Equities
5 2 (1.89%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.89%) Open Source
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) UNIX
3 5 (4.72%) Linux
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.83%) Android
4 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.94%) AIX
6 1 (0.94%) Solaris
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.09%) MVC
3 14 (13.21%) Scrum
4 13 (12.26%) OO
5 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (8.49%) Web Accessibility
8 7 (6.60%) Web Development
8 7 (6.60%) SOA
9 6 (5.66%) TDD
10 5 (4.72%) Information Management
10 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.72%) iOS Development
11 4 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (3.77%) CRM
11 4 (3.77%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.83%) Multithreading
12 3 (2.83%) Time Management
12 3 (2.83%) Project Management
12 3 (2.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 63 (59.43%) C#
2 41 (38.68%) JavaScript
3 36 (33.96%) SQL
4 20 (18.87%) Java
5 12 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.49%) PHP
7 8 (7.55%) C++
8 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.72%) C
9 5 (4.72%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.89%) Ruby
11 2 (1.89%) XPath
11 2 (1.89%) X++
11 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.94%) VC++
12 1 (0.94%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.83%) MCSD
4 2 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) Zend
4 6 (5.66%) JBoss
5 1 (0.94%) Progress
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) Informatica
5 1 (0.94%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.94%) VMware
5 1 (0.94%) Telerik
5 1 (0.94%) Netezza
5 1 (0.94%) Facebook
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