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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 184 190 169
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 31 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.34% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.36% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 19 December 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
Warwickshire +14 18 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Staffordshire +5 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Coventry -8 3 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Birmingham -9 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Solihull -11 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (84.21%) .NET
2 47 (82.46%) C#
3 46 (80.70%) SQL Server
4 39 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 37 (64.91%) SQL
6 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (61.40%) HTML
8 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
9 31 (54.39%) CSS
10 26 (45.61%) .NET Framework
10 26 (45.61%) MVC
10 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
11 24 (42.11%) jQuery
12 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (38.60%) Ajax
13 22 (38.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 22 (38.60%) Scrum
14 21 (36.84%) T-SQL
15 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
16 19 (33.33%) TDD
16 19 (33.33%) LINQ
17 18 (31.58%) Automotive
18 15 (26.32%) Visual Studio
18 15 (26.32%) HTML5
18 15 (26.32%) XML
18 15 (26.32%) Web Development
19 14 (24.56%) Business Process Improvement
19 14 (24.56%) Process Improvement
19 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
20 11 (19.30%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (8.77%) Line 500
3 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (80.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) SQLite
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.77%) LLBLGen Pro
3 5 (8.77%) NetAdvantage
3 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (31.58%) Automotive
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (84.21%) .NET
2 39 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 35 (61.40%) HTML
4 31 (54.39%) CSS
5 26 (45.61%) .NET Framework
6 24 (42.11%) jQuery
7 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (38.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 22 (38.60%) Ajax
9 19 (33.33%) LINQ
10 15 (26.32%) HTML5
10 15 (26.32%) XML
11 11 (19.30%) Web Services
12 8 (14.04%) WF
13 7 (12.28%) WPF
14 5 (8.77%) WCF
14 5 (8.77%) WinForms
14 5 (8.77%) Silverlight
15 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (7.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) Remote Sensing
2 4 (7.02%) Telematics
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.26%) DTV
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) MVC
3 22 (38.60%) Scrum
4 19 (33.33%) TDD
5 15 (26.32%) Web Development
6 14 (24.56%) Business Process Improvement
6 14 (24.56%) Process Improvement
6 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
7 11 (19.30%) OO
8 8 (14.04%) CRM
8 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.53%) Project Management
9 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
10 5 (8.77%) OOD
10 5 (8.77%) Workflow
11 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (5.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) C#
2 37 (64.91%) SQL
3 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 21 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 11 (19.30%) VB.NET
6 8 (14.04%) VB
7 7 (12.28%) VB6
8 5 (8.77%) Java
8 5 (8.77%) VBA
9 3 (5.26%) VC++
9 3 (5.26%) C++
9 3 (5.26%) Groovy
10 2 (3.51%) PHP
11 1 (1.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.02%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Sage
2 5 (8.77%) Infragistics
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) Twitter
5 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.75%) Sun
5 1 (1.75%) Perforce
5 1 (1.75%) Mercator
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
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Salary: £44,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 5 days ago