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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 52 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 248 192 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.55% 3.87% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 4.07% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 216 178 194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -2 68 £45,000 - 10
Warwickshire 0 67 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Staffordshire +20 42 £40,750 +3.16% 6
Coventry -4 31 £46,250 +16.35% 5
Worcestershire +15 8 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Solihull -11 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wolverhampton -1 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 £33,750 -
Halesowen - 2 £40,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 283 (56.60%) C#
2 281 (56.20%) .NET
3 260 (52.00%) HTML
4 249 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
5 244 (48.80%) JavaScript
6 236 (47.20%) SQL Server
7 234 (46.80%) CSS
8 203 (40.60%) ASP.NET
9 198 (39.60%) SQL
10 181 (36.20%) MVC
11 180 (36.00%) jQuery
12 131 (26.20%) Microsoft
13 123 (24.60%) Ajax
14 109 (21.80%) Java
15 105 (21.00%) OO
16 103 (20.60%) .NET Framework
17 98 (19.60%) Scrum
18 96 (19.20%) XML
19 95 (19.00%) HTML5
20 84 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
21 77 (15.40%) TDD
22 71 (14.20%) Web Services
23 69 (13.80%) VB.NET
23 69 (13.80%) E-Commerce
24 67 (13.40%) Windows
25 62 (12.40%) PHP
25 62 (12.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 60 (12.00%) T-SQL
27 59 (11.80%) Web Development
28 58 (11.60%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 41 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.80%) CMS
3 21 (4.20%) IIS
4 14 (2.80%) Drupal
5 13 (2.60%) JBoss
6 12 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.20%) Apache
7 11 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.40%) WordPress
10 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.80%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.80%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.60%) Node.js
12 3 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 53 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.60%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.00%) MS Office
4 9 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.00%) Line 500
3 5 (1.00%) Magento
3 5 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.80%) SaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.80%) Internet
2 7 (1.40%) HTTP
3 5 (1.00%) Intranet
4 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (47.20%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (7.00%) MySQL
4 21 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.20%) Cognos Report Studio
9 11 (2.20%) Data Mart
10 10 (2.00%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 8 (1.60%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.60%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.40%) Big Data
13 6 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.20%) OLAP
14 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 37 (7.40%) Subversion
3 30 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (5.20%) Git (software)
5 25 (5.00%) Ant
6 19 (3.80%) JIRA
7 15 (3.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 9 (1.80%) Hudson
8 9 (1.80%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.40%) Maven
9 7 (1.40%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.20%) Phing
10 6 (1.20%) NUnit
11 5 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (1.00%) NetAdvantage
11 5 (1.00%) LLBLGen Pro
11 5 (1.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.80%) Selenium
12 4 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 56 (11.20%) Finance
2 33 (6.60%) Automotive
3 24 (4.80%) Retail
4 14 (2.80%) Marketing
5 10 (2.00%) Banking
6 8 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.00%) Advertising
8 4 (0.80%) Electronics
9 3 (0.60%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (56.20%) .NET
2 260 (52.00%) HTML
3 234 (46.80%) CSS
4 203 (40.60%) ASP.NET
5 180 (36.00%) jQuery
6 123 (24.60%) Ajax
7 103 (20.60%) .NET Framework
8 96 (19.20%) XML
9 95 (19.00%) HTML5
10 84 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 71 (14.20%) Web Services
12 62 (12.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 51 (10.20%) WPF
14 45 (9.00%) JSON
14 45 (9.00%) J2EE
15 42 (8.40%) LINQ
16 38 (7.60%) AngularJS
17 36 (7.20%) WinForms
18 33 (6.60%) REST
19 32 (6.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.40%) Mobile App
2 40 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 34 (6.80%) User Experience
4 32 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.40%) Computer Science
5 30 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (4.80%) Mathematics
7 23 (4.60%) Open Source
8 18 (3.60%) Smartcard
9 16 (3.20%) Equities
10 15 (3.00%) Blackberry
11 13 (2.60%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.40%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.20%) Remote Sensing
13 6 (1.20%) Telematics
14 5 (1.00%) Blog
15 4 (0.80%) iPhone
15 4 (0.80%) iPad
15 4 (0.80%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 67 (13.40%) Windows
2 31 (6.20%) Linux
3 25 (5.00%) Android
4 21 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 11 (2.20%) Ubuntu
6 11 (2.20%) UNIX
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (36.20%) MVC
3 105 (21.00%) OO
4 98 (19.60%) Scrum
5 77 (15.40%) TDD
6 69 (13.80%) E-Commerce
7 59 (11.80%) Web Development
8 58 (11.60%) Mentoring
9 52 (10.40%) Software Engineering
10 46 (9.20%) OOP
11 38 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (7.40%) OOD
13 36 (7.20%) Unit Testing
14 33 (6.60%) SOA
15 20 (4.00%) CRM
16 18 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (3.60%) Cyber Security
16 18 (3.60%) iOS Development
17 17 (3.40%) ETL
18 16 (3.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (56.60%) C#
2 244 (48.80%) JavaScript
3 198 (39.60%) SQL
4 109 (21.80%) Java
5 69 (13.80%) VB.NET
6 62 (12.40%) PHP
7 60 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.40%) ActionScript
9 21 (4.20%) XAML
10 18 (3.60%) Objective-C
11 15 (3.00%) ActionScript 3.0
12 14 (2.80%) VB
13 12 (2.40%) C++
14 9 (1.80%) VB6
15 6 (1.20%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.00%) VBA
16 5 (1.00%) VC++
16 5 (1.00%) Groovy
17 3 (0.60%) F#
17 3 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (7.40%) Degree
2 28 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.20%) MCSD
6 5 (1.00%) MCTS
7 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) MCPD
8 2 (0.40%) MCP
9 1 (0.20%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.20%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Puppet
1 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 131 (26.20%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.80%) Oracle
3 15 (3.00%) Sencha
3 15 (3.00%) Appcelerator
4 14 (2.80%) Zend
5 12 (2.40%) Cognos
6 8 (1.60%) Adobe
7 6 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (1.20%) Twitter
8 5 (1.00%) Sage
8 5 (1.00%) Infragistics
9 4 (0.80%) Apple
9 4 (0.80%) SAP
9 4 (0.80%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.60%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.60%) Remedy
10 3 (0.60%) Google
10 3 (0.60%) Informatica
11 2 (0.40%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.40%) Talend
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Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits, great role
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum negotiable for the right candidate
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus, Home working
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LA International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + market leading benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £44,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + +Bonus+Full package
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West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Health care, Home working.
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