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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 192 201 185
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 25 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 11
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
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
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +2 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Worcestershire -1 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Coventry -10 4 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Warwickshire +10 3 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Solihull +6 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Staffordshire -10 2 £40,000 - 2
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 53 (79.10%) .NET
2 45 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (58.21%) SQL Server
4 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
5 35 (52.24%) C#
6 34 (50.75%) SQL
7 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
7 27 (40.30%) HTML
8 26 (38.81%) CSS
9 24 (35.82%) Windows
10 22 (32.84%) VB.NET
11 19 (28.36%) .NET Framework
11 19 (28.36%) WCF
12 18 (26.87%) Oracle
12 18 (26.87%) Visual Studio
12 18 (26.87%) WinForms
13 17 (25.37%) Oracle Database
14 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
15 14 (20.90%) SOA
15 14 (20.90%) Java
15 14 (20.90%) WF
16 13 (19.40%) jQuery
16 13 (19.40%) Information Management
16 13 (19.40%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (19.40%) Scrum
16 13 (19.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (16.42%) MVC
17 11 (16.42%) Web Services
17 11 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (14.93%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) SaaS
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (58.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.37%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.97%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Visual Studio
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.49%) Moq
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 13 (19.40%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (8.96%) Automotive
3 5 (7.46%) Finance
4 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.48%) Electronics
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (79.10%) .NET
2 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 27 (40.30%) HTML
4 26 (38.81%) CSS
5 19 (28.36%) .NET Framework
5 19 (28.36%) WCF
6 18 (26.87%) WinForms
7 14 (20.90%) WF
8 13 (19.40%) jQuery
9 11 (16.42%) Web Services
10 10 (14.93%) XML
11 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (11.94%) Ajax
11 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (10.45%) HTML5
13 5 (7.46%) WPF
14 4 (5.97%) SOAP
14 4 (5.97%) XHTML
14 4 (5.97%) J2EE
14 4 (5.97%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.97%) Remote Sensing
2 4 (5.97%) Telematics
3 3 (4.48%) DTV
4 2 (2.99%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) UNIX
3 2 (2.99%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) SOA
3 13 (19.40%) Information Management
3 13 (19.40%) Scrum
4 11 (16.42%) MVC
5 8 (11.94%) TDD
5 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.46%) Web Development
7 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.46%) OO
8 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.97%) Kanban
8 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) C#
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
4 22 (32.84%) VB.NET
5 14 (20.90%) Java
6 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.97%) Groovy
8 2 (2.99%) VB
8 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.99%) VB6
9 1 (1.49%) VC++
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 5 (7.46%) MCSD
4 4 (5.97%) PhD
4 4 (5.97%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Oracle
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Sun
4 3 (4.48%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.99%) Perforce
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