The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 49 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 227 178 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.31% 3.21% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 3.38% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 196 150 140
Average salary £41,536 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
England

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 July 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 22 July 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 +20 49 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Staffordshire +3 47 £40,000 -7.51% 10
Warwickshire +21 40 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Coventry +14 24 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Solihull +7 22 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Worcestershire +13 19 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Shropshire +3 6 £42,500 - 2
Herefordshire - 6 - -
Walsall -4 1 £38,500 +7.69%
Wolverhampton -6 1 £38,000 +1.33%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 317 (66.88%) .NET
2 265 (55.91%) C#
3 231 (48.73%) ASP.NET
4 214 (45.15%) SQL
5 211 (44.51%) SQL Server
6 206 (43.46%) HTML
7 181 (38.19%) JavaScript
8 178 (37.55%) CSS
9 143 (30.17%) MVC
10 125 (26.37%) jQuery
11 111 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
12 105 (22.15%) .NET Framework
13 97 (20.46%) Microsoft
14 91 (19.20%) HTML5
15 89 (18.78%) Ajax
16 88 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 84 (17.72%) XML
18 79 (16.67%) TDD
19 78 (16.46%) Web Development
20 77 (16.24%) Java
21 73 (15.40%) VB.NET
22 66 (13.92%) Web Services
23 62 (13.08%) Windows
24 58 (12.24%) MS Excel
24 58 (12.24%) LINQ
25 57 (12.03%) Scrum
25 57 (12.03%) WPF
26 52 (10.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 50 (10.55%) T-SQL
28 49 (10.34%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 24 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.64%) IIS
3 14 (2.95%) Apache
4 11 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.11%) Node.js
6 8 (1.69%) CMS
7 7 (1.48%) WordPress
8 5 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.05%) Drupal
9 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.63%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.21%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 58 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.74%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.84%) MS Office
3 4 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.05%) Magento
3 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.01%) SaaS
2 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.84%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (0.84%) ElastiCache
3 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.63%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.32%) HTTP
2 9 (1.90%) Internet
3 4 (0.84%) Intranet
4 3 (0.63%) DHCP
5 2 (0.42%) DNS
6 1 (0.21%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (44.51%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.49%) Oracle Database
3 25 (5.27%) MySQL
4 24 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.59%) RDBMS
9 15 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (2.11%) OLAP
12 8 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (1.48%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.27%) Big Data
14 6 (1.27%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.84%) DTS
15 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.84%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (8.23%) Visual Studio
2 26 (5.49%) Subversion
3 19 (4.01%) Eclipse
4 17 (3.59%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.69%) Hudson
7 7 (1.48%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.84%) JIRA
8 4 (0.84%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.84%) Ant
9 3 (0.63%) JUnit
9 3 (0.63%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.42%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.42%) WebSpeed
10 2 (0.42%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.42%) Selenium
10 2 (0.42%) Zend Studio
11 1 (0.21%) WATIR
11 1 (0.21%) Xcode
General
1 49 (10.34%) Automotive
2 36 (7.59%) Finance
3 13 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (2.32%) Retail
5 9 (1.90%) Marketing
6 7 (1.48%) Advertising
7 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.05%) Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Military
9 3 (0.63%) Law
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (66.88%) .NET
2 231 (48.73%) ASP.NET
3 206 (43.46%) HTML
4 178 (37.55%) CSS
5 125 (26.37%) jQuery
6 105 (22.15%) .NET Framework
7 91 (19.20%) HTML5
8 89 (18.78%) Ajax
9 88 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (17.72%) XML
11 66 (13.92%) Web Services
12 58 (12.24%) LINQ
13 57 (12.03%) WPF
14 52 (10.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 48 (10.13%) WinForms
16 47 (9.92%) WCF
17 45 (9.49%) CSS3
18 42 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 37 (7.81%) XSLT
20 34 (7.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.75%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.85%) Mathematics
3 17 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.38%) N-Tier
5 12 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.11%) Smartcard
7 6 (1.27%) Open Source
8 5 (1.05%) Social Media
8 5 (1.05%) iPhone
8 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (0.63%) Physics
9 3 (0.63%) Remote Sensing
9 3 (0.63%) FMCG
9 3 (0.63%) Telematics
9 3 (0.63%) Equities
10 2 (0.42%) iPad
10 2 (0.42%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.42%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.42%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 62 (13.08%) Windows
2 26 (5.49%) Linux
3 17 (3.59%) UNIX
4 12 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.11%) Android
6 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) AIX
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (30.17%) MVC
2 111 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (16.67%) TDD
4 78 (16.46%) Web Development
5 57 (12.03%) Scrum
6 47 (9.92%) OO
6 47 (9.92%) E-Commerce
7 46 (9.70%) Software Engineering
8 36 (7.59%) Unit Testing
8 36 (7.59%) SOA
9 31 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.06%) OOD
12 15 (3.16%) OOP
12 15 (3.16%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (2.95%) CRM
14 13 (2.74%) UML
14 13 (2.74%) Information Management
15 12 (2.53%) Pair Programming
15 12 (2.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 265 (55.91%) C#
2 214 (45.15%) SQL
3 181 (38.19%) JavaScript
4 77 (16.24%) Java
5 73 (15.40%) VB.NET
6 50 (10.55%) T-SQL
7 31 (6.54%) PHP
8 21 (4.43%) C++
9 12 (2.53%) XAML
10 10 (2.11%) C
11 8 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.48%) Python
12 7 (1.48%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.48%) Groovy
13 6 (1.27%) VB
14 5 (1.05%) Ruby
14 5 (1.05%) PHP5
15 4 (0.84%) XPath
15 4 (0.84%) VB6
16 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (9.07%) Degree
2 16 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.69%) MCSD
4 7 (1.48%) PhD
4 7 (1.48%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.84%) MCTS
6 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Samba
1 2 (0.42%) Squid
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 97 (20.46%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.81%) Oracle
3 16 (3.38%) Zend
4 12 (2.53%) JBoss
5 10 (2.11%) Google
6 8 (1.69%) Sun
7 6 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (1.27%) SAP
8 5 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.84%) Telerik
10 3 (0.63%) AccuRev
10 3 (0.63%) Ektron
10 3 (0.63%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.63%) Progress
10 3 (0.63%) IBM
11 2 (0.42%) Cognos
11 2 (0.42%) Apple
11 2 (0.42%) Netezza
11 2 (0.42%) Perforce
12 1 (0.21%) Ab Initio
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, home working, medical
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Excellent salarty plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Conspicuous
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum and benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago