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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 76 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 186 250 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.53% 4.87% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 5.12% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 165 219 164
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 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 22 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 -15 64 £40,000 -6.97% 17
Warwickshire -24 37 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Coventry -16 23 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Staffordshire -15 21 £44,250 +14.93% 3
Solihull +2 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Worcestershire -3 7 £42,500 +0.59% 6
Shropshire -15 5 £44,000 +4.76%
Herefordshire +3 4 - - 1
Dudley - 4 £42,500 - 2
Wolverhampton +11 2 £33,750 -11.18%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 225 (56.53%) .NET
2 206 (51.76%) C#
3 187 (46.98%) JavaScript
4 183 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (40.45%) ASP.NET
6 157 (39.45%) SQL Server
7 155 (38.94%) HTML
8 141 (35.43%) MVC
9 133 (33.42%) CSS
10 118 (29.65%) SQL
11 114 (28.64%) jQuery
12 88 (22.11%) Java
13 87 (21.86%) Microsoft
14 85 (21.36%) TDD
15 70 (17.59%) Scrum
16 65 (16.33%) Software Engineering
17 64 (16.08%) OO
17 64 (16.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 63 (15.83%) Web Services
19 62 (15.58%) XML
20 58 (14.57%) HTML5
20 58 (14.57%) .NET Framework
21 50 (12.56%) Ajax
22 49 (12.31%) Spring
23 48 (12.06%) J2EE
24 47 (11.81%) PHP
24 47 (11.81%) Mentoring
25 46 (11.56%) Unit Testing
26 44 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
27 42 (10.55%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 28 (7.04%) CMS
2 23 (5.78%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.52%) Node.js
4 12 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.76%) Apache
5 11 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.76%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.51%) Drupal
7 6 (1.51%) JBoss
7 6 (1.51%) IIS
8 5 (1.26%) NetWeaver
8 5 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.26%) SAP Portal
8 5 (1.26%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.01%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.50%) DNN
11 2 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.26%) SAP R/3
3 5 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.01%) SAP xRPM
4 4 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Magento
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.51%) SaaS
3 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.26%) Heroku
4 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 2 (0.50%) IaaS
4 2 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.02%) Internet
2 9 (2.26%) HTTP
3 7 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.75%) LAN
4 3 (0.75%) WAN
5 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (39.45%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.05%) MySQL
3 28 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (5.28%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (3.27%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.51%) Cognos Report Studio
9 10 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.76%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.51%) Big Data
12 6 (1.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 6 (1.51%) SQLite
13 5 (1.26%) Data Mart
13 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (9.55%) Visual Studio
2 33 (8.29%) Git (software)
3 31 (7.79%) Subversion
4 24 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.77%) NUnit
5 15 (3.77%) Maven
6 13 (3.27%) Hudson
7 11 (2.76%) Ant
8 7 (1.76%) Gradle
9 6 (1.51%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.51%) JIRA
10 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.01%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.75%) MorphX
11 3 (0.75%) NWDI
11 3 (0.75%) NWDS
12 2 (0.50%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.50%) JUnit
General
1 37 (9.30%) Finance
2 16 (4.02%) Retail
3 9 (2.26%) Banking
3 9 (2.26%) Games
3 9 (2.26%) Marketing
4 8 (2.01%) Automotive
5 7 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.26%) Back Office
7 5 (1.26%) Advertising
8 3 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (56.53%) .NET
2 161 (40.45%) ASP.NET
3 155 (38.94%) HTML
4 133 (33.42%) CSS
5 114 (28.64%) jQuery
6 64 (16.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 63 (15.83%) Web Services
8 62 (15.58%) XML
9 58 (14.57%) HTML5
9 58 (14.57%) .NET Framework
10 50 (12.56%) Ajax
11 49 (12.31%) Spring
12 48 (12.06%) J2EE
13 40 (10.05%) Hibernate
14 36 (9.05%) AngularJS
14 36 (9.05%) Entity Framework
15 32 (8.04%) WPF
16 31 (7.79%) WCF
16 31 (7.79%) CSS3
17 27 (6.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.54%) Open Source
3 23 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.52%) User Experience
5 13 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.01%) Equities
8 7 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.76%) New Media
9 6 (1.51%) GIS
9 6 (1.51%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.26%) Social Media
11 4 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.01%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.50%) iPad
13 2 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.28%) Windows
2 22 (5.53%) Linux
3 9 (2.26%) Android
4 7 (1.76%) UNIX
5 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.01%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.25%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.25%) CentOS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (35.43%) MVC
3 85 (21.36%) TDD
4 70 (17.59%) Scrum
5 65 (16.33%) Software Engineering
6 64 (16.08%) OO
7 47 (11.81%) Mentoring
8 46 (11.56%) Unit Testing
9 41 (10.30%) E-Commerce
10 38 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (8.04%) SOA
12 29 (7.29%) CRM
13 26 (6.53%) Web Development
14 24 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (5.78%) Project Management
16 16 (4.02%) Time Management
17 14 (3.52%) Configuration Management
18 13 (3.27%) Waterfall
19 12 (3.02%) Mobile Development
19 12 (3.02%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 206 (51.76%) C#
2 187 (46.98%) JavaScript
3 118 (29.65%) SQL
4 88 (22.11%) Java
5 47 (11.81%) PHP
6 42 (10.55%) VB.NET
7 30 (7.54%) T-SQL
8 25 (6.28%) C++
9 18 (4.52%) VB
10 10 (2.51%) VB6
11 9 (2.26%) ABAP
12 6 (1.51%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.51%) Python
13 5 (1.26%) VC++
13 5 (1.26%) C
13 5 (1.26%) Ruby
13 5 (1.26%) PHP5
14 4 (1.01%) X++
14 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (8.04%) Degree
2 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.25%) MCP
3 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.25%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 87 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.29%) Oracle
3 12 (3.02%) Zend
4 11 (2.76%) Cognos
5 9 (2.26%) SAP
5 9 (2.26%) Adobe
6 7 (1.76%) Twitter
7 6 (1.51%) Google
8 5 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.26%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.26%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.01%) GUPTA
9 4 (1.01%) Apple
10 2 (0.50%) Sencha
10 2 (0.50%) Syclo
10 2 (0.50%) BT
10 2 (0.50%) Telerik
10 2 (0.50%) IBM
11 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
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Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare, flexi hours
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dudley
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
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Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
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Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, flexitime etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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