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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 58 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 209 183 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.24% 4.14% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 4.38% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 190 171 177
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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
4719 4181 4600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.78% 94.53% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 3477 4005
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -1 56 £45,000 +2.85% 13
Warwickshire -17 46 £48,750 +20.37% 3
Coventry +5 39 £47,500 +31.03% 5
Staffordshire +9 24 £39,500 -12.22% 11
Solihull +9 13 £50,000 +29.03% 5
Worcestershire +13 10 £48,750 +13.37% 2
Wolverhampton -7 4 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £44,000 - 1
Herefordshire -1 2 - -
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 257 (54.11%) .NET
2 254 (53.47%) C#
3 243 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (50.95%) HTML
5 239 (50.32%) JavaScript
6 221 (46.53%) CSS
7 209 (44.00%) SQL Server
8 192 (40.42%) MVC
9 190 (40.00%) ASP.NET
10 175 (36.84%) jQuery
11 173 (36.42%) SQL
12 121 (25.47%) Microsoft
13 116 (24.42%) Ajax
14 109 (22.95%) Java
15 99 (20.84%) OO
16 98 (20.63%) HTML5
17 95 (20.00%) .NET Framework
18 93 (19.58%) Scrum
19 84 (17.68%) ASP.NET MVC
20 83 (17.47%) XML
21 78 (16.42%) TDD
22 69 (14.53%) PHP
23 68 (14.32%) Web Services
24 61 (12.84%) E-Commerce
24 61 (12.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 59 (12.42%) Software Engineering
26 55 (11.58%) VB.NET
27 54 (11.37%) Mentoring
28 53 (11.16%) T-SQL
28 53 (11.16%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 40 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 34 (7.16%) CMS
3 17 (3.58%) Drupal
4 14 (2.95%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.95%) JBoss
5 11 (2.32%) IIS
5 11 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.68%) Apache
7 7 (1.47%) WordPress
8 6 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.84%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.84%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.63%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 49 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.79%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.26%) MS Office
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (2.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.05%) Line 500
2 5 (1.05%) Magento
3 4 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.63%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.42%) SAP xRPM
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.74%) SaaS
2 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.05%) Internet
2 9 (1.89%) HTTP
3 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.05%) Intranet
4 3 (0.63%) LAN
4 3 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (8.42%) MySQL
4 20 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.58%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.58%) Cognos Report Studio
7 13 (2.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 13 (2.74%) Data Mart
7 13 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.32%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.26%) SQLite
12 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.05%) Big Data
13 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 31 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (6.32%) Visual Studio
3 29 (6.11%) Subversion
4 28 (5.89%) Git (software)
5 23 (4.84%) Ant
6 18 (3.79%) JIRA
7 13 (2.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 11 (2.32%) Hudson
8 11 (2.32%) NUnit
9 8 (1.68%) Maven
9 8 (1.68%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.47%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.26%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.26%) Phing
12 5 (1.05%) LLBLGen Pro
12 5 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (1.05%) NetAdvantage
13 4 (0.84%) JUnit
13 4 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 53 (11.16%) Finance
2 28 (5.89%) Automotive
3 21 (4.42%) Retail
4 15 (3.16%) Marketing
5 8 (1.68%) Banking
6 7 (1.47%) Advertising
6 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Back Office
9 3 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.42%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (54.11%) .NET
2 242 (50.95%) HTML
3 221 (46.53%) CSS
4 190 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 175 (36.84%) jQuery
6 116 (24.42%) Ajax
7 98 (20.63%) HTML5
8 95 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 84 (17.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 83 (17.47%) XML
11 68 (14.32%) Web Services
12 61 (12.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 49 (10.32%) J2EE
14 48 (10.11%) JSON
15 41 (8.63%) WPF
16 39 (8.21%) AngularJS
17 36 (7.58%) REST
17 36 (7.58%) LINQ
18 35 (7.37%) CSS3
19 33 (6.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.42%) Mobile App
3 37 (7.79%) User Experience
4 32 (6.74%) N-Tier
5 29 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (5.26%) Open Source
7 20 (4.21%) Computer Science
8 16 (3.37%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.95%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.95%) Smartcard
10 13 (2.74%) Blackberry
10 13 (2.74%) Equities
11 7 (1.47%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.05%) Blog
13 4 (0.84%) W3C
13 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.84%) iPhone
13 4 (0.84%) iPad
13 4 (0.84%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.89%) Windows
2 32 (6.74%) Linux
3 24 (5.05%) Android
4 18 (3.79%) Windows 8
5 17 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.53%) UNIX
7 7 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (40.42%) MVC
3 99 (20.84%) OO
4 93 (19.58%) Scrum
5 78 (16.42%) TDD
6 61 (12.84%) E-Commerce
7 59 (12.42%) Software Engineering
8 54 (11.37%) Mentoring
9 46 (9.68%) Web Development
10 38 (8.00%) OOP
10 38 (8.00%) SOA
11 32 (6.74%) Unit Testing
12 30 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (5.68%) CRM
14 25 (5.26%) OOD
15 18 (3.79%) ETL
15 18 (3.79%) Dimensional Modelling
16 17 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (3.37%) UX Design
17 16 (3.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (53.47%) C#
2 239 (50.32%) JavaScript
3 173 (36.42%) SQL
4 109 (22.95%) Java
5 69 (14.53%) PHP
6 55 (11.58%) VB.NET
7 53 (11.16%) T-SQL
8 20 (4.21%) ActionScript
9 17 (3.58%) C++
9 17 (3.58%) XAML
10 16 (3.37%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.95%) VB
12 13 (2.74%) ActionScript 3.0
13 9 (1.89%) VB6
13 9 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.26%) VC++
15 5 (1.05%) VBA
15 5 (1.05%) ABAP
16 4 (0.84%) C
16 4 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (5.47%) Degree
2 24 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.58%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.32%) MCSD
6 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) MCPD
7 2 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.21%) MCAD
8 1 (0.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.68%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 121 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.68%) Oracle
3 18 (3.79%) Cognos
4 13 (2.74%) Sencha
4 13 (2.74%) Appcelerator
5 12 (2.53%) Zend
6 10 (2.11%) Adobe
7 8 (1.68%) SAP
7 8 (1.68%) Twitter
8 6 (1.26%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.05%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.05%) Sage
9 5 (1.05%) Infragistics
10 4 (0.84%) Apple
10 4 (0.84%) Google
11 3 (0.63%) Remedy
11 3 (0.63%) Informatica
12 2 (0.42%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.42%) BT
12 2 (0.42%) Talend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + work from home
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum project incentives, company pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TRG
Salary: £35000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: £40-45k
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 6 days ago