The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 192 172 190
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 19 39 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.72% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.76% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £51,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.12%
Senior Software 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
5125 5131 4879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 95.00% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4293 4334 4050
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the West Midlands region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 -10 11 £40,000 +26.98%
Warwickshire -9 5 £52,500 - 1
Solihull +6 3 £40,000 -
Coventry -4 2 £42,500 -4.49%
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) C#
3 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
5 15 (41.67%) SQL
6 14 (38.89%) Visual Studio
6 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
7 13 (36.11%) CSS
7 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
8 12 (33.33%) XML
8 12 (33.33%) Ajax
8 12 (33.33%) Project Management
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (30.56%) HTML
9 11 (30.56%) MVC
9 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
10 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
10 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (25.00%) VB
12 8 (22.22%) jQuery
12 8 (22.22%) Web Development
13 7 (19.44%) WCF
13 7 (19.44%) LINQ
13 7 (19.44%) TDD
13 7 (19.44%) OO
13 7 (19.44%) Scrum
14 6 (16.67%) Web Services
14 6 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (16.67%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) SQLite
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) CSS
4 12 (33.33%) XML
4 12 (33.33%) Ajax
5 11 (30.56%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (22.22%) jQuery
8 7 (19.44%) WCF
8 7 (19.44%) LINQ
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) HTML5
10 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
10 5 (13.89%) JSON
11 4 (11.11%) Silverlight
11 4 (11.11%) POCO
11 4 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) CUDA
3 1 (2.78%) Kindle
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 12 (33.33%) Project Management
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) MVC
4 8 (22.22%) Web Development
5 7 (19.44%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) OO
5 7 (19.44%) Scrum
6 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 6 (16.67%) SDLC
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) OO PHP
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.33%) Logistics
9 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.33%) SOA
9 3 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
5 9 (25.00%) VB
6 6 (16.67%) C++
6 6 (16.67%) VB6
7 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
8 4 (11.11%) PHP
8 4 (11.11%) VC++
9 3 (8.33%) Java
10 2 (5.56%) C
11 1 (2.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Twitter
3 2 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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