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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 62 41 65
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 211 218 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.12% 4.88% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 5.13% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 193 180 154
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,250
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
4870 4250 4606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.04% 95.23% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 3506 3905
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 30 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 30 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 55 £42,500 +4.93% 18
Warwickshire -17 41 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Staffordshire -9 33 £40,500 +1.25% 4
Coventry -19 31 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Solihull +10 25 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Worcestershire -2 8 £47,500 +11.76%
Shropshire -11 4 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Herefordshire +3 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 264 (57.52%) .NET
2 261 (56.86%) C#
3 221 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (46.19%) ASP.NET
5 207 (45.10%) JavaScript
6 194 (42.27%) SQL Server
7 184 (40.09%) MVC
8 183 (39.87%) HTML
9 169 (36.82%) CSS
10 155 (33.77%) SQL
11 133 (28.98%) jQuery
12 119 (25.93%) Microsoft
13 100 (21.79%) Java
14 91 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 88 (19.17%) OO
16 85 (18.52%) .NET Framework
17 82 (17.86%) TDD
18 81 (17.65%) Scrum
18 81 (17.65%) Ajax
19 74 (16.12%) HTML5
20 68 (14.81%) XML
21 66 (14.38%) Software Engineering
22 64 (13.94%) Web Services
23 59 (12.85%) VB.NET
24 58 (12.64%) Entity Framework
25 54 (11.76%) Finance
26 53 (11.55%) E-Commerce
27 51 (11.11%) T-SQL
28 50 (10.89%) PHP
29 49 (10.68%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.75%) CMS
3 20 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (2.83%) Node.js
4 13 (2.83%) JBoss
5 12 (2.61%) Apache
5 12 (2.61%) Drupal
6 10 (2.18%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.53%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.09%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.87%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.65%) SAP Portal
10 3 (0.65%) IIS
10 3 (0.65%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.44%) DNN
11 2 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 47 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.09%) MS Office
4 4 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.09%) Line 500
4 4 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.65%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.44%) Magento
6 2 (0.44%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.18%) SaaS
2 9 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.96%) Heroku
3 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.75%) Internet
2 8 (1.74%) HTTP
3 7 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.87%) Intranet
5 3 (0.65%) LAN
5 3 (0.65%) WAN
6 2 (0.44%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (42.27%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (7.84%) MySQL
4 21 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (4.36%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (3.27%) Cognos Report Studio
8 15 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.40%) Data Mart
10 11 (2.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 11 (2.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.40%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.74%) Big Data
12 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.31%) SQLite
13 5 (1.09%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (8.28%) Visual Studio
3 35 (7.63%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.23%) Subversion
5 15 (3.27%) NUnit
6 12 (2.61%) JIRA
7 10 (2.18%) Hudson
8 8 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.74%) Maven
8 8 (1.74%) Ant
9 7 (1.53%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.09%) LLBLGen Pro
10 5 (1.09%) NetAdvantage
10 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.87%) JUnit
11 4 (0.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (0.65%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 54 (11.76%) Finance
2 20 (4.36%) Automotive
3 16 (3.49%) Retail
4 13 (2.83%) Banking
5 12 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.40%) Marketing
7 7 (1.53%) Advertising
8 6 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.87%) Back Office
9 4 (0.87%) Legal
10 3 (0.65%) Games
11 2 (0.44%) Electronics
11 2 (0.44%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (57.52%) .NET
2 212 (46.19%) ASP.NET
3 183 (39.87%) HTML
4 169 (36.82%) CSS
5 133 (28.98%) jQuery
6 91 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 85 (18.52%) .NET Framework
8 81 (17.65%) Ajax
9 74 (16.12%) HTML5
10 68 (14.81%) XML
11 64 (13.94%) Web Services
12 58 (12.64%) Entity Framework
13 45 (9.80%) J2EE
14 41 (8.93%) LINQ
15 40 (8.71%) WPF
16 37 (8.06%) Spring
17 35 (7.63%) JSON
18 33 (7.19%) WinForms
18 33 (7.19%) CSS3
19 32 (6.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.54%) User Experience
2 30 (6.54%) Open Source
3 24 (5.23%) Mobile App
3 24 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.14%) Equities
5 18 (3.92%) N-Tier
6 16 (3.49%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.40%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.53%) New Media
10 6 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.09%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.09%) iPhone
11 5 (1.09%) iPad
12 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.87%) W3C
12 4 (0.87%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.87%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.19%) Windows
2 28 (6.10%) Linux
3 16 (3.49%) Android
4 14 (3.05%) UNIX
5 9 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (40.09%) MVC
3 88 (19.17%) OO
4 82 (17.86%) TDD
5 81 (17.65%) Scrum
6 66 (14.38%) Software Engineering
7 53 (11.55%) E-Commerce
8 49 (10.68%) Mentoring
9 46 (10.02%) Unit Testing
10 38 (8.28%) SOA
11 35 (7.63%) CRM
12 34 (7.41%) Web Development
13 29 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (5.45%) OOP
15 22 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (4.79%) OOD
16 19 (4.14%) Mobile Development
17 18 (3.92%) Project Management
18 16 (3.49%) Configuration Management
18 16 (3.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 261 (56.86%) C#
2 207 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 155 (33.77%) SQL
4 100 (21.79%) Java
5 59 (12.85%) VB.NET
6 51 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 50 (10.89%) PHP
8 23 (5.01%) C++
9 20 (4.36%) VB
10 12 (2.61%) VB6
11 10 (2.18%) ActionScript
12 8 (1.74%) XAML
13 7 (1.53%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.53%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.31%) VC++
14 6 (1.31%) Python
15 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.09%) VBA
15 5 (1.09%) ABAP
15 5 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (6.75%) Degree
2 17 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.09%) MCSD
6 3 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) Puppet
2 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 119 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.88%) Oracle
3 16 (3.49%) Cognos
4 8 (1.74%) Apple
5 7 (1.53%) Zend
6 6 (1.31%) Google
6 6 (1.31%) Twitter
7 5 (1.09%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.09%) Sage
7 5 (1.09%) Infragistics
7 5 (1.09%) Adobe
7 5 (1.09%) SAP
8 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.87%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.87%) Sencha
9 2 (0.44%) Talend
9 2 (0.44%) Telerik
9 2 (0.44%) Remedy
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: 40-48k
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