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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 215 184 183
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 17 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.54% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 11
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
5435 4807 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.02% 96.72% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4181 3382
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,905
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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
Warwickshire -15 8 £36,750 -18.33%
Birmingham -4 4 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Staffordshire +1 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Coventry -15 2 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (68.57%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (54.29%) .NET
4 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
5 17 (48.57%) CSS
5 17 (48.57%) SQL
6 16 (45.71%) HTML
7 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 9 (25.71%) MVC
9 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.86%) Java
10 7 (20.00%) XML
10 7 (20.00%) OO
10 7 (20.00%) WPF
10 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
11 6 (17.14%) Web Services
11 6 (17.14%) C++
11 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.29%) Banking
12 5 (14.29%) Retail
12 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
12 5 (14.29%) C
12 5 (14.29%) Oracle
12 5 (14.29%) SOA
12 5 (14.29%) jQuery
12 5 (14.29%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) DigitalOcean
1 2 (5.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.71%) Moq
3 2 (5.71%) NUnit
3 2 (5.71%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 16 (45.71%) HTML
4 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.00%) WPF
5 7 (20.00%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (17.14%) Web Services
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (11.43%) XSLT
9 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
9 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.57%) MEAN Stack
9 3 (8.57%) RESTful
9 3 (8.57%) WCF
10 2 (5.71%) Qt
10 2 (5.71%) REST
10 2 (5.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.71%) CUDA
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) MVC
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (11.43%) Coaching
5 4 (11.43%) Open Source
5 4 (11.43%) Release Management
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) OOD
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Parallel Programming
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) SOLID
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) C++
6 5 (14.29%) C
6 5 (14.29%) Ruby
6 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 4 (11.43%) XPath
8 2 (5.71%) Go
8 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) MCPD
1 4 (11.43%) MCTS
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.86%) BT
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