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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 57 70 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 256 209 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.10% 3.87% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 3.99% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 210 191 208
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
6015 5238 4766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.93% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4440 3993
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
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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
Warwickshire +25 90 £50,000 - 15
Birmingham -19 59 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Coventry +24 43 £47,500 +8.90% 3
Staffordshire -4 24 £42,500 +1.19% 6
Worcestershire +1 10 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Shropshire -13 7 £52,500 +19.31% 2
Solihull +2 4 £43,750 +1.15%
Herefordshire +4 2 £32,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +4 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 262 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (49.04%) JavaScript
3 217 (46.47%) CSS
4 213 (45.61%) HTML
5 207 (44.33%) SQL
6 177 (37.90%) C#
7 175 (37.47%) .NET
8 155 (33.19%) Java
9 146 (31.26%) MVC
10 144 (30.84%) TDD
10 144 (30.84%) Scrum
11 131 (28.05%) ASP.NET
12 127 (27.19%) jQuery
13 113 (24.20%) SOA
14 111 (23.77%) Spring
15 107 (22.91%) Degree
15 107 (22.91%) SQL Server
16 106 (22.70%) RESTful
17 103 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
18 95 (20.34%) XML
19 94 (20.13%) Software Engineering
20 93 (19.91%) MySQL
21 90 (19.27%) Unit Testing
22 86 (18.42%) Web Services
23 81 (17.34%) Git (software)
23 81 (17.34%) Mathematics
23 81 (17.34%) AngularJS
24 80 (17.13%) OO
25 79 (16.92%) Hibernate
25 79 (16.92%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 71 (15.20%) JBoss
2 66 (14.13%) GlassFish
3 38 (8.14%) Node.js
4 37 (7.92%) WildFly
5 30 (6.42%) Apache Spark
6 22 (4.71%) CMS
7 19 (4.07%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.57%) WordPress
9 11 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (2.14%) Apache
11 6 (1.28%) OpenEdge
11 6 (1.28%) Umbraco
12 5 (1.07%) Drupal
12 5 (1.07%) IIS
13 4 (0.86%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.64%) nginx
15 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (5.35%) Photoshop
2 16 (3.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Magento
2 5 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.21%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.93%) SaaS
3 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.07%) Internet
2 9 (1.93%) DNS
3 8 (1.71%) DHCP
3 8 (1.71%) Extranet
3 8 (1.71%) Intranet
4 4 (0.86%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) FTP
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 93 (19.91%) MySQL
3 73 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (10.71%) MongoDB
5 47 (10.06%) NoSQL
6 40 (8.57%) Big Data
7 36 (7.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 34 (7.28%) Relational Database
9 30 (6.42%) Hadoop
10 23 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (4.07%) RDBMS
12 16 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.07%) Neo4j
15 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.07%) QlikView
15 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 81 (17.34%) Git (software)
2 79 (16.92%) Jenkins
3 67 (14.35%) Hudson
4 64 (13.70%) JUnit
5 50 (10.71%) Subversion
6 44 (9.42%) Selenium
7 36 (7.71%) Cucumber
7 36 (7.71%) RSpec
7 36 (7.71%) WATIR
8 35 (7.49%) JBehave
9 25 (5.35%) Visual Studio
10 23 (4.93%) Grunt
11 21 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (4.28%) Jasmine
13 15 (3.21%) Maven
14 12 (2.57%) Mercurial
15 11 (2.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 9 (1.93%) Ant
16 9 (1.93%) GDB
17 8 (1.71%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (15.20%) Retail
2 39 (8.35%) Finance
3 36 (7.71%) Billing
4 26 (5.57%) Games
5 14 (3.00%) Marketing
6 9 (1.93%) Local Government
7 6 (1.28%) Back Office
8 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (46.47%) CSS
2 213 (45.61%) HTML
3 175 (37.47%) .NET
4 131 (28.05%) ASP.NET
5 127 (27.19%) jQuery
6 111 (23.77%) Spring
7 106 (22.70%) RESTful
8 95 (20.34%) XML
9 86 (18.42%) Web Services
10 81 (17.34%) AngularJS
11 79 (16.92%) Hibernate
12 77 (16.49%) HTML5
13 76 (16.27%) Java EE
14 74 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 72 (15.42%) JMS
16 66 (14.13%) JAX-RS
16 66 (14.13%) JPA
16 66 (14.13%) RESTEasy
17 50 (10.71%) XSLT
18 49 (10.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 81 (17.34%) Mathematics
2 50 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.42%) Artificial Intelligence
4 28 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.93%) iPhone
6 19 (4.07%) User Experience
7 18 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.57%) CUDA
9 11 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.50%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.50%) W3C
11 3 (0.64%) Mobile Games
11 3 (0.64%) RIA
12 2 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.43%) NHS
12 2 (0.43%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.21%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.21%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.42%) Linux
2 39 (8.35%) Android
3 36 (7.71%) Unix
4 34 (7.28%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.00%) Windows
6 12 (2.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.21%) Debian
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (31.26%) MVC
3 144 (30.84%) Scrum
3 144 (30.84%) TDD
4 113 (24.20%) SOA
5 103 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (20.13%) Software Engineering
7 90 (19.27%) Unit Testing
8 80 (17.13%) OO
9 79 (16.92%) Web Development
10 73 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
11 69 (14.78%) DSDM
12 68 (14.56%) Software Delivery
13 55 (11.78%) Functional Testing
14 53 (11.35%) Front End Development
14 53 (11.35%) Mentoring
15 37 (7.92%) Workflow
16 35 (7.49%) Analytics
16 35 (7.49%) Kanban
16 35 (7.49%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 229 (49.04%) JavaScript
2 207 (44.33%) SQL
3 177 (37.90%) C#
4 155 (33.19%) Java
5 46 (9.85%) PHP
6 45 (9.64%) Ruby
7 44 (9.42%) Python
7 44 (9.42%) T-SQL
8 34 (7.28%) Scala
9 33 (7.07%) Clojure
10 29 (6.21%) XPath
11 28 (6.00%) C++
12 18 (3.85%) VB.NET
13 15 (3.21%) C
14 12 (2.57%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.57%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.36%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.07%) Perl
16 5 (1.07%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 107 (22.91%) Degree
2 18 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.43%) MCPD
4 15 (3.21%) MCTS
5 3 (0.64%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.43%) MCSD
7 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 12 (2.57%) Cygwin
2 7 (1.50%) Docker
3 5 (1.07%) Samba
3 5 (1.07%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (1.28%) Puppet
2 4 (0.86%) Grafana
2 4 (0.86%) Graphite
2 4 (0.86%) Packer
2 4 (0.86%) Terraform
2 4 (0.86%) Uchiwa
3 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 66 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.35%) Oracle
3 30 (6.42%) Facebook
3 30 (6.42%) Twitter
4 25 (5.35%) Adobe
5 11 (2.36%) Appcelerator
5 11 (2.36%) Zend
6 9 (1.93%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.50%) Google
8 5 (1.07%) NetApp
9 4 (0.86%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.86%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.86%) WSO2
10 3 (0.64%) Progress
10 3 (0.64%) Sun
11 2 (0.43%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.43%) ESRI
11 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.21%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.21%) hybris
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Salary: £30,000 - £39,000 + Excellent Benefits
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