The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 172 197 181
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 19 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4650 4780 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 95.12% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3883 4017 3878
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% +0.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Senior Software Developer
England

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 15 April 2014.

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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 8 £35,750 -18.28% 1
Staffordshire +3 4 £32,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Solihull - 2 £42,500 - 1
Shropshire +3 1 £40,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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 (96.55%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
4 15 (51.72%) SQL
5 12 (41.38%) WinForms
5 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
6 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (34.48%) HTML
7 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
8 8 (27.59%) CSS
8 8 (27.59%) MVC
8 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) jQuery
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (20.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (20.69%) WPF
10 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.24%) WCF
11 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (13.79%) WF
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
12 4 (13.79%) SOA
12 4 (13.79%) OO
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) WinForms
3 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
6 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (20.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (20.69%) WPF
8 5 (17.24%) WCF
9 4 (13.79%) WF
10 3 (10.34%) Ajax
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (10.34%) HTML5
11 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
11 2 (6.90%) LINQ
11 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.90%) iPhone
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) MVC
1 8 (27.59%) TDD
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) SOA
4 4 (13.79%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) Information Management
5 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
6 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Android Development
6 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) VB.NET
5 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.45%) Red Gate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago