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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 72 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 198 228 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.39% 4.18% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 4.40% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 181 196 156
Average salary £45,000 £41,085 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
5445 5183 5340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.17% 94.96% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4481 4336 4489
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 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 5 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 +16 78 £44,000 +3.52% 13
Warwickshire -4 44 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Staffordshire -14 26 £43,500 +7.84% 3
Coventry -20 12 £45,000 - 3
Worcestershire -13 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Shropshire 0 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Solihull -6 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Walsall +1 2 £41,250 +7.14%
Wolverhampton -3 2 £30,000 -21.05%
Herefordshire -6 1 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 227 (56.19%) .NET
2 226 (55.94%) C#
3 182 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (41.09%) SQL Server
5 162 (40.10%) JavaScript
5 162 (40.10%) ASP.NET
6 154 (38.12%) HTML
7 133 (32.92%) SQL
8 117 (28.96%) CSS
9 113 (27.97%) MVC
10 102 (25.25%) Microsoft
10 102 (25.25%) jQuery
11 93 (23.02%) TDD
12 87 (21.53%) Java
13 74 (18.32%) Web Services
14 73 (18.07%) OO
15 67 (16.58%) Visual Studio
16 64 (15.84%) XML
17 63 (15.59%) HTML5
18 62 (15.35%) Finance
19 60 (14.85%) Scrum
20 57 (14.11%) Software Engineering
20 57 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC
21 56 (13.86%) Unit Testing
22 55 (13.61%) WCF
23 52 (12.87%) Subversion
24 51 (12.62%) Mentoring
25 47 (11.63%) .NET Framework
25 47 (11.63%) MS Excel
26 45 (11.14%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 20 (4.95%) Node.js
2 18 (4.46%) Apache
3 17 (4.21%) CMS
4 15 (3.71%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.48%) IIS
7 6 (1.49%) Mule
8 5 (1.24%) JBoss
9 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.74%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.50%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.50%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.50%) DNN
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.25%) WordPress
12 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 47 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.50%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.50%) Magento
3 2 (0.50%) SAP xRPM
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.23%) Heroku
3 3 (0.74%) Office 365
3 3 (0.74%) IaaS
3 3 (0.74%) SaaS
3 3 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.74%) HTTP
2 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (41.09%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.17%) MySQL
3 30 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (6.68%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.45%) NoSQL
7 21 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (2.97%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (2.48%) Big Data
13 9 (2.23%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.98%) MS Access
15 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
17 5 (1.24%) Hadoop
18 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 67 (16.58%) Visual Studio
2 52 (12.87%) Subversion
3 45 (11.14%) Git (software)
4 22 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.97%) Maven
6 10 (2.48%) Ant
7 9 (2.23%) Hudson
8 7 (1.73%) NUnit
8 7 (1.73%) Gradle
9 5 (1.24%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.24%) JIRA
10 3 (0.74%) MorphX
10 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.50%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.50%) Xcode
11 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.25%) Moq
12 1 (0.25%) NWDI
General
1 62 (15.35%) Finance
2 21 (5.20%) Banking
3 18 (4.46%) Games
4 17 (4.21%) Retail
5 14 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.47%) Marketing
6 4 (0.99%) Automotive
7 3 (0.74%) Legal
7 3 (0.74%) Back Office
7 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (56.19%) .NET
2 162 (40.10%) ASP.NET
3 154 (38.12%) HTML
4 117 (28.96%) CSS
5 102 (25.25%) jQuery
6 74 (18.32%) Web Services
7 64 (15.84%) XML
8 63 (15.59%) HTML5
9 57 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (13.61%) WCF
11 47 (11.63%) .NET Framework
12 41 (10.15%) Spring
12 41 (10.15%) AngularJS
13 38 (9.41%) RESTful
14 37 (9.16%) WPF
15 33 (8.17%) CSS3
16 32 (7.92%) Ajax
17 29 (7.18%) REST
17 29 (7.18%) KnockoutJS
18 26 (6.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.69%) Mobile App
1 23 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.70%) Equities
3 15 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.47%) User Experience
5 9 (2.23%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.23%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.73%) New Media
6 7 (1.73%) Social Media
7 6 (1.49%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.49%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (1.49%) Physics
8 5 (1.24%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.24%) NHS
8 5 (1.24%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.74%) Online Games
10 3 (0.74%) iPhone
10 3 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.41%) Windows
2 37 (9.16%) Linux
3 17 (4.21%) UNIX
4 9 (2.23%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.73%) Android
6 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.99%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.25%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (27.97%) MVC
3 93 (23.02%) TDD
4 73 (18.07%) OO
5 60 (14.85%) Scrum
6 57 (14.11%) Software Engineering
7 56 (13.86%) Unit Testing
8 51 (12.62%) Mentoring
9 43 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (10.15%) E-Commerce
11 36 (8.91%) SOA
12 34 (8.42%) Open Source
13 30 (7.43%) Web Development
14 29 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (6.68%) OOP
16 22 (5.45%) CRM
16 22 (5.45%) SDLC
17 21 (5.20%) Waterfall
18 19 (4.70%) OOD
19 18 (4.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (55.94%) C#
2 162 (40.10%) JavaScript
3 133 (32.92%) SQL
4 87 (21.53%) Java
5 44 (10.89%) VB.NET
6 41 (10.15%) T-SQL
7 35 (8.66%) PHP
8 29 (7.18%) C++
9 15 (3.71%) VB
10 8 (1.98%) VB6
11 7 (1.73%) F#
11 7 (1.73%) Scala
11 7 (1.73%) Haskell
11 7 (1.73%) Erlang
12 6 (1.49%) XPath
12 6 (1.49%) Python
13 5 (1.24%) ABAP
13 5 (1.24%) VC++
13 5 (1.24%) X++
14 4 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (9.41%) Degree
2 12 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.74%) MCSD
3 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) MCP
5 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.74%) Puppet
1 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 102 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.92%) Oracle
3 12 (2.97%) Zend
4 9 (2.23%) Apple
4 9 (2.23%) Adobe
5 6 (1.49%) Google
6 5 (1.24%) GUPTA
6 5 (1.24%) SAP
7 4 (0.99%) Telerik
7 4 (0.99%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.50%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.50%) Cognos
9 2 (0.50%) Sencha
10 1 (0.25%) Tableau
10 1 (0.25%) Syclo
10 1 (0.25%) Twitter
10 1 (0.25%) IBM
10 1 (0.25%) Sun
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