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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 57 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 222 161 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.07% 2.95% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 3.11% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 178 140 140
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,589
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +19 56 £42,500 -3.40% 7
Staffordshire +8 51 £41,121 -12.50% 5
Warwickshire +10 33 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Coventry +8 23 £48,000 +12.94% 3
Worcestershire +9 22 £41,250 - 3
Solihull +8 19 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Herefordshire - 5 - -
Shropshire -3 3 £42,500 -
Walsall 0 1 £38,500 +6.20%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 312 (65.96%) .NET
2 272 (57.51%) C#
3 224 (47.36%) ASP.NET
4 220 (46.51%) SQL
5 218 (46.09%) SQL Server
6 208 (43.97%) HTML
7 194 (41.01%) JavaScript
8 185 (39.11%) CSS
9 138 (29.18%) jQuery
10 130 (27.48%) MVC
11 112 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
12 102 (21.56%) .NET Framework
13 101 (21.35%) Microsoft
14 95 (20.08%) XML
15 94 (19.87%) Ajax
16 89 (18.82%) Java
17 84 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 81 (17.12%) HTML5
18 81 (17.12%) TDD
19 78 (16.49%) Web Development
20 76 (16.07%) VB.NET
21 71 (15.01%) Windows
22 65 (13.74%) Scrum
23 63 (13.32%) Web Services
24 62 (13.11%) WPF
25 53 (11.21%) WinForms
26 51 (10.78%) OO
26 51 (10.78%) T-SQL
26 51 (10.78%) LINQ
27 50 (10.57%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (5.71%) IIS
1 27 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.38%) Apache
3 13 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.33%) Node.js
5 8 (1.69%) CMS
6 7 (1.48%) WordPress
7 6 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.06%) Drupal
9 4 (0.85%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.21%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.21%) Confluence
11 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 50 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.17%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.85%) MS Office
3 4 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.85%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.85%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.86%) SaaS
2 11 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.85%) ElastiCache
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.42%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.38%) Internet
2 11 (2.33%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) DHCP
3 3 (0.63%) Intranet
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (46.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.71%) MySQL
2 27 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 26 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (3.81%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.11%) OLAP
11 6 (1.27%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.85%) Big Data
12 4 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 40 (8.46%) Visual Studio
2 38 (8.03%) Subversion
3 20 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (3.59%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (3.38%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.75%) Ant
6 13 (2.75%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.54%) JIRA
8 7 (1.48%) Hudson
8 7 (1.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (0.85%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.63%) Phing
11 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.42%) Selenium
11 2 (0.42%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.42%) Eclipse RCP
11 2 (0.42%) Maven
11 2 (0.42%) JUnit
12 1 (0.21%) PVCS
12 1 (0.21%) WATIR
General
1 46 (9.73%) Automotive
2 41 (8.67%) Finance
3 17 (3.59%) Retail
4 13 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.69%) Marketing
7 5 (1.06%) Banking
8 4 (0.85%) Electronics
8 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Law
9 3 (0.63%) Military
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (65.96%) .NET
2 224 (47.36%) ASP.NET
3 208 (43.97%) HTML
4 185 (39.11%) CSS
5 138 (29.18%) jQuery
6 102 (21.56%) .NET Framework
7 95 (20.08%) XML
8 94 (19.87%) Ajax
9 84 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (17.12%) HTML5
11 63 (13.32%) Web Services
12 62 (13.11%) WPF
13 53 (11.21%) WinForms
14 51 (10.78%) LINQ
15 44 (9.30%) WCF
15 44 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 40 (8.46%) CSS3
16 40 (8.46%) XSLT
16 40 (8.46%) J2EE
17 33 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.13%) Mathematics
3 24 (5.07%) N-Tier
4 22 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.96%) Smartcard
6 13 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.54%) Open Source
8 8 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.27%) Remote Sensing
9 6 (1.27%) Telematics
10 5 (1.06%) Social Media
10 5 (1.06%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.85%) DTV
12 3 (0.63%) Physics
12 3 (0.63%) FMCG
12 3 (0.63%) iPhone
12 3 (0.63%) Equities
13 2 (0.42%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.42%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 71 (15.01%) Windows
2 27 (5.71%) Linux
3 13 (2.75%) UNIX
4 12 (2.54%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.54%) Android
5 8 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (27.48%) MVC
2 112 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (17.12%) TDD
4 78 (16.49%) Web Development
5 65 (13.74%) Scrum
6 51 (10.78%) OO
7 48 (10.15%) E-Commerce
7 48 (10.15%) Software Engineering
8 40 (8.46%) SOA
9 36 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 29 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (4.86%) OOP
12 21 (4.44%) OOD
13 14 (2.96%) Waterfall
13 14 (2.96%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (2.96%) Cyber Security
13 14 (2.96%) iOS Development
14 13 (2.75%) UML
14 13 (2.75%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (57.51%) C#
2 220 (46.51%) SQL
3 194 (41.01%) JavaScript
4 89 (18.82%) Java
5 76 (16.07%) VB.NET
6 51 (10.78%) T-SQL
7 36 (7.61%) PHP
8 21 (4.44%) C++
9 15 (3.17%) XAML
10 11 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.11%) C
12 8 (1.69%) ActionScript
12 8 (1.69%) Groovy
13 7 (1.48%) Python
13 7 (1.48%) ActionScript 3.0
13 7 (1.48%) VB
14 5 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.06%) VB6
15 4 (0.85%) Ruby
15 4 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (10.15%) Degree
2 21 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.96%) MCSD
4 11 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.48%) PhD
5 7 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.48%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.85%) MCTS
7 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Samba
1 2 (0.42%) Squid
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 101 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.30%) Oracle
3 14 (2.96%) Zend
4 12 (2.54%) JBoss
5 9 (1.90%) SAP
6 8 (1.69%) Sun
6 8 (1.69%) Google
7 7 (1.48%) Sencha
7 7 (1.48%) Appcelerator
7 7 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (0.85%) Informatica
8 4 (0.85%) Adobe
9 3 (0.63%) IBM
9 3 (0.63%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.42%) Telerik
10 2 (0.42%) Netezza
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.42%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.42%) Perforce
11 1 (0.21%) Ab Initio
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits incl pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, home working, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £450000.00 - £480000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum and benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago