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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 215 181 196
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 11 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.57% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £53,500 £46,150
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
5337 5127 5166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.86% 95.42% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4439 4248 4386
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 5 £44,750 +5.29% 2
Coventry -8 3 £45,000 - 1
Solihull +6 1 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (86.67%) C#
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) SQL
3 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
4 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (46.67%) Visual Studio
5 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (43.33%) MVC
7 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
7 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (36.67%) XML
9 10 (33.33%) HTML
9 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 9 (30.00%) WCF
11 8 (26.67%) TDD
11 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 8 (26.67%) CSS
12 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
12 7 (23.33%) Web Services
12 7 (23.33%) Web Development
12 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 6 (20.00%) LINQ
13 6 (20.00%) VB
13 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (20.00%) Project Management
13 6 (20.00%) VB6
13 6 (20.00%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) Moq
3 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (10.00%) NUnit
3 3 (10.00%) ReSharper
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (36.67%) XML
5 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 9 (30.00%) WCF
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) Ajax
9 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (20.00%) LINQ
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
10 5 (16.67%) SOAP
11 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (10.00%) HTML5
12 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Kindle
2 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) MVC
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) Web Development
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) OO
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.00%) Service Management
9 3 (10.00%) SOA
9 3 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (10.00%) Logistics
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C#
2 24 (80.00%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (20.00%) VB
6 6 (20.00%) VB6
7 4 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Telerik
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago