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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 68 56 77
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 195 221 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.43% 4.11% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 4.31% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 186 177 140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
5337 5127 5166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.86% 95.42% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4439 4248 4386
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +18 77 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Warwickshire +3 41 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Staffordshire -15 24 £45,000 +8.24% 2
Coventry -16 15 £40,000 -16.66% 3
Shropshire -1 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Solihull -2 8 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Worcestershire -16 5 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Walsall 0 2 £41,250 +7.14% 1
Brierley Hill - 2 £42,500 - 2
Dudley - 2 £52,500 - 1
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 210 (55.70%) C#
2 205 (54.38%) .NET
3 168 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (41.64%) SQL Server
5 151 (40.05%) HTML
5 151 (40.05%) JavaScript
6 144 (38.20%) ASP.NET
7 131 (34.75%) SQL
8 111 (29.44%) CSS
9 101 (26.79%) MVC
10 92 (24.40%) Java
10 92 (24.40%) jQuery
11 86 (22.81%) Microsoft
12 84 (22.28%) TDD
13 68 (18.04%) Web Services
13 68 (18.04%) OO
14 66 (17.51%) Finance
15 64 (16.98%) Visual Studio
16 63 (16.71%) XML
17 59 (15.65%) HTML5
18 57 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 56 (14.85%) WCF
20 55 (14.59%) Software Engineering
21 54 (14.32%) Scrum
22 53 (14.06%) Subversion
23 52 (13.79%) Mentoring
24 47 (12.47%) Unit Testing
25 46 (12.20%) AngularJS
26 44 (11.67%) MS Excel
27 43 (11.41%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (4.24%) CMS
2 15 (3.98%) Apache
3 11 (2.92%) Node.js
4 10 (2.65%) IIS
5 9 (2.39%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.12%) Mule
7 4 (1.06%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.80%) JBoss
8 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.80%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.53%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.53%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.53%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.53%) DNN
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 44 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Magento
3 2 (0.53%) SAP xRPM
3 2 (0.53%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.33%) SaaS
3 3 (0.80%) PaaS
3 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.80%) Office 365
3 3 (0.80%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) HTTP
2 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (41.64%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (7.16%) MySQL
5 24 (6.37%) Relational Database
6 19 (5.04%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.18%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.65%) Big Data
12 9 (2.39%) MS Access
13 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.86%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.86%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.59%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 64 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 53 (14.06%) Subversion
3 42 (11.14%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (3.18%) Maven
6 10 (2.65%) Ant
7 9 (2.39%) Hudson
8 8 (2.12%) NUnit
9 7 (1.86%) Gradle
10 5 (1.33%) ReSharper
10 5 (1.33%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.06%) Moq
12 3 (0.80%) MorphX
12 3 (0.80%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.53%) JIRA
13 2 (0.53%) JUnit
13 2 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 66 (17.51%) Finance
2 21 (5.57%) Games
2 21 (5.57%) Banking
3 17 (4.51%) Retail
4 14 (3.71%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.45%) Marketing
6 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.53%) Legal
6 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (54.38%) .NET
2 151 (40.05%) HTML
3 144 (38.20%) ASP.NET
4 111 (29.44%) CSS
5 92 (24.40%) jQuery
6 68 (18.04%) Web Services
7 63 (16.71%) XML
8 59 (15.65%) HTML5
9 57 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (14.85%) WCF
11 46 (12.20%) AngularJS
12 43 (11.41%) .NET Framework
12 43 (11.41%) Spring
13 37 (9.81%) RESTful
14 33 (8.75%) WPF
15 32 (8.49%) Ajax
16 30 (7.96%) REST
17 28 (7.43%) CSS3
17 28 (7.43%) KnockoutJS
18 24 (6.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.10%) Mobile App
2 20 (5.31%) Equities
3 19 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.45%) User Experience
5 10 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.39%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.86%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.59%) Physics
8 6 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.59%) Social Media
9 5 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.33%) NHS
10 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.80%) GIS
11 3 (0.80%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.80%) Online Games
12 2 (0.53%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.88%) Linux
2 37 (9.81%) Windows
3 24 (6.37%) UNIX
4 8 (2.12%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.33%) Android
6 4 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (26.79%) MVC
3 84 (22.28%) TDD
4 68 (18.04%) OO
5 55 (14.59%) Software Engineering
6 54 (14.32%) Scrum
7 52 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 47 (12.47%) Unit Testing
9 34 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (8.75%) SOA
11 32 (8.49%) Open Source
12 31 (8.22%) Web Development
12 31 (8.22%) OOP
13 29 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 27 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (6.10%) Waterfall
16 19 (5.04%) SDLC
17 18 (4.77%) OOD
18 17 (4.51%) CRM
18 17 (4.51%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 210 (55.70%) C#
2 151 (40.05%) JavaScript
3 131 (34.75%) SQL
4 92 (24.40%) Java
5 41 (10.88%) VB.NET
6 35 (9.28%) T-SQL
7 32 (8.49%) C++
8 31 (8.22%) PHP
9 9 (2.39%) VB
10 6 (1.59%) VB6
10 6 (1.59%) XPath
10 6 (1.59%) F#
10 6 (1.59%) Scala
10 6 (1.59%) Haskell
10 6 (1.59%) Erlang
11 5 (1.33%) X++
11 5 (1.33%) ABAP
11 5 (1.33%) VC++
12 4 (1.06%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (7.96%) Degree
2 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.80%) MCSD
4 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) MCP
5 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Puppet
1 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 86 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.16%) Oracle
3 12 (3.18%) Zend
4 8 (2.12%) Adobe
5 6 (1.59%) Apple
6 5 (1.33%) SAP
6 5 (1.33%) GUPTA
6 5 (1.33%) Google
7 4 (1.06%) Telerik
8 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.53%) Sencha
9 2 (0.53%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.53%) Cognos
9 2 (0.53%) Sybase
10 1 (0.27%) IBM
10 1 (0.27%) Sun
10 1 (0.27%) Informatica
10 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
Dudley, West Midlands
Ashdown Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexi
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits - pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago