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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 58 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 212 170 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.16% 4.06% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 4.29% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 194 145 158
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
4842 3960 4544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.00% 94.56% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4172 3223 3896
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -3 52 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Coventry -5 41 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Warwickshire -12 40 £48,750 +21.87% 5
Staffordshire -9 27 £38,250 -15.00% 7
Solihull +5 23 £46,250 +23.33% 5
Worcestershire -10 9 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Shropshire - 4 £44,000 - 2
Herefordshire -6 2 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield +3 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 3 March 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.

1 272 (55.74%) .NET
2 265 (54.30%) C#
3 242 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
4 233 (47.75%) JavaScript
5 223 (45.70%) HTML
6 208 (42.62%) ASP.NET
7 206 (42.21%) SQL Server
8 204 (41.80%) CSS
9 196 (40.16%) MVC
10 169 (34.63%) SQL
11 163 (33.40%) jQuery
12 125 (25.61%) Microsoft
13 106 (21.72%) Java
14 104 (21.31%) OO
15 97 (19.88%) Ajax
16 96 (19.67%) HTML5
17 93 (19.06%) Scrum
18 91 (18.65%) TDD
18 91 (18.65%) .NET Framework
19 88 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
20 72 (14.75%) Web Services
21 67 (13.73%) XML
22 66 (13.52%) E-Commerce
23 65 (13.32%) Software Engineering
24 64 (13.11%) PHP
25 63 (12.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 60 (12.30%) VB.NET
27 59 (12.09%) Finance
28 55 (11.27%) T-SQL
29 52 (10.66%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 42 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.76%) CMS
3 18 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (3.07%) Drupal
4 15 (3.07%) JBoss
5 12 (2.46%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.46%) Node.js
6 10 (2.05%) Apache
7 6 (1.23%) IIS
7 6 (1.23%) WordPress
8 5 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.02%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.61%) SAP Portal
10 3 (0.61%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.07%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.23%) MS Office
3 6 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.02%) Line 500
3 5 (1.02%) Magento
4 4 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.61%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.41%) SAP xRPM
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.05%) SaaS
2 8 (1.64%) Heroku
2 8 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.79%) Internet
2 9 (1.84%) HTTP
3 5 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.02%) Intranet
4 3 (0.61%) LAN
4 3 (0.61%) WAN
5 2 (0.41%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (42.21%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (7.99%) MySQL
4 18 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.48%) Cognos Report Studio
6 16 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.66%) Data Mart
8 13 (2.66%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 11 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.43%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.23%) SQLite
11 6 (1.23%) Big Data
12 5 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (5.94%) Visual Studio
4 25 (5.12%) Subversion
5 16 (3.28%) JIRA
5 16 (3.28%) Ant
6 14 (2.87%) NUnit
7 10 (2.05%) Hudson
8 9 (1.84%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 8 (1.64%) Maven
10 7 (1.43%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.02%) NetAdvantage
12 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.02%) LLBLGen Pro
13 4 (0.82%) Selenium
13 4 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (0.82%) JUnit
13 4 (0.82%) Phing
General
1 59 (12.09%) Finance
2 27 (5.53%) Automotive
3 17 (3.48%) Retail
4 13 (2.66%) Marketing
5 12 (2.46%) Banking
6 10 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.43%) Advertising
8 6 (1.23%) Back Office
9 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.61%) Games
11 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Front Office
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (55.74%) .NET
2 223 (45.70%) HTML
3 208 (42.62%) ASP.NET
4 204 (41.80%) CSS
5 163 (33.40%) jQuery
6 97 (19.88%) Ajax
7 96 (19.67%) HTML5
8 91 (18.65%) .NET Framework
9 88 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 72 (14.75%) Web Services
11 67 (13.73%) XML
12 63 (12.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 44 (9.02%) J2EE
14 42 (8.61%) WPF
15 41 (8.40%) JSON
15 41 (8.40%) LINQ
16 38 (7.79%) CSS3
17 36 (7.38%) Spring
18 32 (6.56%) REST
19 31 (6.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.97%) User Experience
2 34 (6.97%) Mobile App
3 28 (5.74%) Open Source
4 27 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.12%) N-Tier
6 19 (3.89%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.48%) Equities
8 14 (2.87%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.46%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.05%) Smartcard
11 8 (1.64%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.23%) New Media
12 6 (1.23%) iPhone
12 6 (1.23%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.23%) iPad
13 5 (1.02%) Blog
14 4 (0.82%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.82%) GIS
14 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.20%) Windows
2 29 (5.94%) Linux
3 22 (4.51%) Android
4 14 (2.87%) Windows 8
5 12 (2.46%) UNIX
5 12 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (40.16%) MVC
3 104 (21.31%) OO
4 93 (19.06%) Scrum
5 91 (18.65%) TDD
6 66 (13.52%) E-Commerce
7 65 (13.32%) Software Engineering
8 47 (9.63%) Mentoring
9 42 (8.61%) Unit Testing
10 40 (8.20%) Web Development
11 38 (7.79%) SOA
12 32 (6.56%) CRM
13 31 (6.35%) OOP
14 28 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (5.53%) OOD
16 26 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (3.48%) ETL
18 16 (3.28%) Project Management
19 15 (3.07%) UX Design
19 15 (3.07%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 265 (54.30%) C#
2 233 (47.75%) JavaScript
3 169 (34.63%) SQL
4 106 (21.72%) Java
5 64 (13.11%) PHP
6 60 (12.30%) VB.NET
7 55 (11.27%) T-SQL
8 19 (3.89%) VB
9 16 (3.28%) C++
10 15 (3.07%) ActionScript
11 13 (2.66%) XAML
12 11 (2.25%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.05%) VB6
14 8 (1.64%) ActionScript 3.0
15 6 (1.23%) VC++
15 6 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.02%) VBA
16 5 (1.02%) ABAP
17 4 (0.82%) C
18 3 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (6.35%) Degree
2 18 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.25%) VCP4
6 6 (1.23%) MCSD
7 3 (0.61%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) MCAD
8 1 (0.20%) MCTS
8 1 (0.20%) MCPD
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.05%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 125 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.92%) Oracle
3 18 (3.69%) Cognos
4 9 (1.84%) Zend
5 8 (1.64%) Sencha
5 8 (1.64%) Appcelerator
5 8 (1.64%) Adobe
6 7 (1.43%) Apple
6 7 (1.43%) Twitter
7 5 (1.02%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.02%) Infragistics
7 5 (1.02%) Sage
7 5 (1.02%) SAP
8 3 (0.61%) Remedy
9 2 (0.41%) BT
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.41%) Talend
9 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.41%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £450000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, global clients
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-48k
Posted: 4 days ago