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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 56 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 230 206 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.12% 4.17% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 4.30% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 202 188 162
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
Warwickshire -4 58 £50,000 +2.56% 7
Birmingham -6 55 £45,000 - 22
Coventry +7 53 £48,750 +2.63% 10
Staffordshire -2 26 £40,000 - 11
Solihull +7 12 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Shropshire +11 5 £45,000 +2.27% 3
Worcestershire -6 4 £41,250 -15.38% 1
Dudley -5 2 £45,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 - - 1
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 216 (49.09%) C#
2 209 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 201 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (45.23%) .NET
5 191 (43.41%) SQL
6 171 (38.86%) HTML
7 152 (34.55%) ASP.NET
8 149 (33.86%) CSS
9 144 (32.73%) Java
10 140 (31.82%) MVC
11 123 (27.95%) SQL Server
12 105 (23.86%) TDD
13 91 (20.68%) XML
14 90 (20.45%) Scrum
14 90 (20.45%) jQuery
15 83 (18.86%) Spring
16 82 (18.64%) Finance
16 82 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 78 (17.73%) Microsoft
18 77 (17.50%) Web Services
19 73 (16.59%) OO
20 71 (16.14%) Degree
21 70 (15.91%) Git (software)
22 68 (15.45%) AngularJS
23 65 (14.77%) Linux
24 64 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
25 63 (14.32%) HTML5
26 57 (12.95%) Mentoring
26 57 (12.95%) Software Engineering
27 56 (12.73%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (6.59%) JBoss
2 28 (6.36%) GlassFish
3 22 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.09%) OpenEdge
5 14 (3.18%) Node.js
6 12 (2.73%) CMS
7 11 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.27%) Apache
9 9 (2.05%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.36%) WordPress
12 4 (0.91%) IIS
12 4 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.68%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.68%) WildFly
14 2 (0.45%) Kentico
14 2 (0.45%) Mule
15 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.73%) Magento
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.45%) Lawson
3 2 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.41%) SaaS
3 5 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.91%) GitHub
5 2 (0.45%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.45%) Heroku
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.82%) Extranet
1 8 (1.82%) Internet
1 8 (1.82%) Intranet
2 5 (1.14%) HTTP
3 1 (0.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.23%) FTP
3 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (27.95%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.05%) MySQL
3 33 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (7.05%) MongoDB
5 27 (6.14%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 18 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (3.86%) Big Data
10 13 (2.95%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.36%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.36%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 70 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.14%) Subversion
3 40 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.95%) Selenium
5 32 (7.27%) Hudson
6 28 (6.36%) JUnit
6 28 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (5.91%) Visual Studio
8 25 (5.68%) Cucumber
8 25 (5.68%) RSpec
8 25 (5.68%) WATIR
9 10 (2.27%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.82%) GDB
11 6 (1.36%) NUnit
12 5 (1.14%) JIRA
12 5 (1.14%) ReSharper
12 5 (1.14%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.91%) Moq
13 4 (0.91%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 82 (18.64%) Finance
2 34 (7.73%) Retail
3 31 (7.05%) Games
4 25 (5.68%) Billing
5 13 (2.95%) Marketing
6 11 (2.50%) Banking
7 8 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.59%) Local Government
9 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.91%) Back Office
10 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (45.23%) .NET
2 171 (38.86%) HTML
3 152 (34.55%) ASP.NET
4 149 (33.86%) CSS
5 91 (20.68%) XML
6 90 (20.45%) jQuery
7 83 (18.86%) Spring
8 82 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 77 (17.50%) Web Services
10 68 (15.45%) AngularJS
11 63 (14.32%) HTML5
12 53 (12.05%) RESTful
13 49 (11.14%) Java EE
13 49 (11.14%) WCF
14 45 (10.23%) WPF
15 41 (9.32%) .NET Framework
16 40 (9.09%) Hibernate
17 35 (7.95%) REST
17 35 (7.95%) XSLT
18 33 (7.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 26 (5.91%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.41%) User Experience
6 10 (2.27%) CUDA
6 10 (2.27%) Equities
7 8 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.14%) Blog
8 5 (1.14%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.91%) Derivative
9 4 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (0.91%) W3C
10 3 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (0.68%) iPhone
10 3 (0.68%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.45%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.23%) RIA
12 1 (0.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.77%) Linux
2 33 (7.50%) Unix
3 18 (4.09%) Windows
4 13 (2.95%) Android
5 10 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (31.82%) MVC
3 105 (23.86%) TDD
4 90 (20.45%) Scrum
5 73 (16.59%) OO
6 64 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (12.95%) Mentoring
7 57 (12.95%) Software Engineering
8 56 (12.73%) SOA
9 52 (11.82%) Unit Testing
10 38 (8.64%) Dependency Injection
11 34 (7.73%) DSDM
12 29 (6.59%) Software Delivery
13 28 (6.36%) Open Source
14 27 (6.14%) OOD
15 26 (5.91%) Workflow
16 24 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (5.45%) E-Commerce
16 24 (5.45%) Front End Development
17 22 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 216 (49.09%) C#
2 209 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 191 (43.41%) SQL
4 144 (32.73%) Java
5 43 (9.77%) T-SQL
6 39 (8.86%) C++
7 36 (8.18%) PHP
8 31 (7.05%) Ruby
9 30 (6.82%) VB.NET
10 19 (4.32%) XPath
11 16 (3.64%) C
12 15 (3.41%) Scala
13 11 (2.50%) Groovy
13 11 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.27%) PL/SQL
15 9 (2.05%) Clojure
15 9 (2.05%) Progress 4GL
16 7 (1.59%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.91%) Python
18 3 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (16.14%) Degree
2 11 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.59%) Sun Certification
4 6 (1.36%) MCPD
5 5 (1.14%) MCSD
5 5 (1.14%) MCTS
6 2 (0.45%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.27%) Cygwin
2 7 (1.59%) Docker
3 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 78 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.77%) Oracle
3 10 (2.27%) Progress
3 10 (2.27%) Twitter
4 7 (1.59%) Sun
5 5 (1.14%) Adobe
6 4 (0.91%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.91%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.91%) Sybase
6 4 (0.91%) Zend
7 3 (0.68%) Facebook
8 2 (0.45%) Google
8 2 (0.45%) Informatica
8 2 (0.45%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.23%) Apple
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.23%) BT
9 1 (0.23%) Cognos
9 1 (0.23%) hybris
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Tyresoft Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Competitive Salary + Many Additional Company Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago