The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 122 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.047% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.050% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Senior Software 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
2178 1982 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.20% 93.71% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1788 1326
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,709 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Birmingham region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 15 (88.24%) .NET
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 12 (70.59%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) WCF
5 7 (41.18%) WinForms
5 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
6 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Ajax
7 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (29.41%) Information Management
7 5 (29.41%) WF
7 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (23.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (23.53%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) WCF
4 7 (41.18%) WinForms
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
6 5 (29.41%) Ajax
6 5 (29.41%) WF
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) WPF
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (23.53%) Remote Sensing
3 4 (23.53%) Telematics
3 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) iPhone
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Information Management
2 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Android Development
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSD
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle