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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 116 98 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.41% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.43% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1659 1406 1484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.29% 95.13% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1220 1256
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) WF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) WF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft