The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 107 116 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.12% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £31,500 £43,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +21.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1636 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 94.08% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1364 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Developer
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) WinForms
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) WCF
7 4 (33.33%) jQuery
8 3 (25.00%) WF
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (25.00%) MVC
8 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) Information Management
8 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) SOA
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (16.67%) Android Development
9 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (16.67%) Android
9 2 (16.67%) iPhone
9 2 (16.67%) Mobile App

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.33%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) WinForms
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) WF
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (8.33%) LINQ
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iPhone
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Information Management
1 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Android Development
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) MVVM
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft