The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 66 43 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 207 246 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.87% 4.96% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 5.20% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 189 210 166
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5103 4728 4712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 95.30% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4326 3960 3943
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -16 63 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Warwickshire -23 40 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Staffordshire -14 31 £41,250 +7.14% 3
Coventry -19 30 £45,000 +8.68% 5
Solihull +8 19 £44,000 +10.00% 6
Shropshire -9 6 £44,000 +10.00%
Worcestershire -10 4 £46,250 +8.82% 4
Herefordshire +7 3 - - 1
Dudley - 3 £42,500 - 2
Wolverhampton +11 2 £33,750 -11.18% 2
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £37,500 -1.31%
Halesowen - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 241 (58.21%) .NET
2 223 (53.86%) C#
3 191 (46.14%) JavaScript
4 188 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (42.75%) ASP.NET
6 164 (39.61%) HTML
6 164 (39.61%) SQL Server
7 154 (37.20%) MVC
8 144 (34.78%) CSS
9 137 (33.09%) SQL
10 117 (28.26%) jQuery
11 98 (23.67%) Microsoft
12 86 (20.77%) Java
13 79 (19.08%) TDD
14 71 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 69 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 69 (16.67%) Scrum
16 67 (16.18%) Software Engineering
17 66 (15.94%) XML
17 66 (15.94%) OO
18 64 (15.46%) Web Services
19 63 (15.22%) HTML5
20 62 (14.98%) Ajax
21 50 (12.08%) VB.NET
22 49 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
23 46 (11.11%) J2EE
24 45 (10.87%) PHP
25 44 (10.63%) Spring
25 44 (10.63%) Unit Testing
26 43 (10.39%) Finance

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 31 (7.49%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.76%) CMS
3 16 (3.86%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (3.86%) Node.js
4 10 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.93%) Apache
5 8 (1.93%) JBoss
5 8 (1.93%) Drupal
6 7 (1.69%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.21%) SAP Portal
7 5 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.21%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.97%) IIS
8 4 (0.97%) NServiceBus
8 4 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.48%) DNN
Applications
1 43 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.72%) MS Office
4 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.21%) SAP R/3
3 5 (1.21%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.97%) SAP xRPM
5 2 (0.48%) Line 500
5 2 (0.48%) Magento
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.17%) SaaS
2 9 (2.17%) Heroku
2 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.48%) IaaS
3 2 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.59%) Internet
2 10 (2.42%) HTTP
3 7 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.72%) LAN
4 3 (0.72%) WAN
5 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (39.61%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.21%) MySQL
3 31 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (3.62%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (3.14%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.90%) Cognos Report Studio
10 12 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (1.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.69%) Data Mart
13 7 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.45%) Big Data
14 6 (1.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (9.66%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.73%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (6.76%) Subversion
4 15 (3.62%) NUnit
5 13 (3.14%) Hudson
6 12 (2.90%) Maven
7 8 (1.93%) Ant
8 6 (1.45%) JIRA
8 6 (1.45%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.97%) Gradle
9 4 (0.97%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.72%) MorphX
10 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.72%) NWDI
10 3 (0.72%) NWDS
11 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.48%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 43 (10.39%) Finance
2 12 (2.90%) Automotive
2 12 (2.90%) Retail
3 10 (2.42%) Marketing
3 10 (2.42%) Banking
4 9 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.45%) Advertising
6 5 (1.21%) Games
6 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.21%) Back Office
7 3 (0.72%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (58.21%) .NET
2 177 (42.75%) ASP.NET
3 164 (39.61%) HTML
4 144 (34.78%) CSS
5 117 (28.26%) jQuery
6 71 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 66 (15.94%) XML
9 64 (15.46%) Web Services
10 63 (15.22%) HTML5
11 62 (14.98%) Ajax
12 46 (11.11%) J2EE
13 44 (10.63%) Spring
14 42 (10.14%) Entity Framework
15 35 (8.45%) WPF
15 35 (8.45%) Hibernate
16 33 (7.97%) CSS3
17 30 (7.25%) WinForms
17 30 (7.25%) WCF
18 28 (6.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.76%) Open Source
3 24 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 22 (5.31%) User Experience
5 15 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.90%) Equities
7 7 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.69%) New Media
8 6 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.45%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.45%) GIS
8 6 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.72%) Social Media
10 3 (0.72%) iPad
10 3 (0.72%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.72%) iPhone
10 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.28%) Windows
2 21 (5.07%) Linux
3 9 (2.17%) UNIX
3 9 (2.17%) Android
4 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (37.20%) MVC
3 79 (19.08%) TDD
4 69 (16.67%) Scrum
5 67 (16.18%) Software Engineering
6 66 (15.94%) OO
7 44 (10.63%) Unit Testing
8 43 (10.39%) Mentoring
9 36 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 33 (7.97%) CRM
10 33 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (7.49%) Web Development
12 30 (7.25%) SOA
13 23 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (4.59%) Project Management
15 16 (3.86%) Time Management
16 15 (3.62%) Waterfall
17 14 (3.38%) Configuration Management
18 12 (2.90%) OOD
18 12 (2.90%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 223 (53.86%) C#
2 191 (46.14%) JavaScript
3 137 (33.09%) SQL
4 86 (20.77%) Java
5 50 (12.08%) VB.NET
6 45 (10.87%) PHP
7 36 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 24 (5.80%) C++
9 22 (5.31%) VB
10 13 (3.14%) VB6
11 9 (2.17%) ABAP
12 6 (1.45%) VC++
12 6 (1.45%) Python
12 6 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.45%) XAML
13 5 (1.21%) C
14 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.97%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.97%) Ruby
14 4 (0.97%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (7.73%) Degree
2 12 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) MCSD
5 1 (0.24%) MCP
5 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Puppet
1 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 98 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.25%) Oracle
3 14 (3.38%) Cognos
4 9 (2.17%) SAP
5 8 (1.93%) Zend
6 7 (1.69%) Twitter
6 7 (1.69%) Adobe
7 6 (1.45%) Google
8 5 (1.21%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.21%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.21%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.97%) Apple
10 2 (0.48%) Sage
10 2 (0.48%) IBM
10 2 (0.48%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.48%) Telerik
10 2 (0.48%) BT
10 2 (0.48%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.48%) Sencha
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: please contact for details
Posted: 23 hours ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + flexible hours!
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago