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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 197 172 200
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 22 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.43% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 4
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £31,050 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
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
5066 4692 4847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 3916 4057
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -10 10 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Solihull +6 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Warwickshire -11 3 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Coventry - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (87.50%) .NET
2 39 (81.25%) C#
3 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 32 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 27 (56.25%) SQL
5 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (47.92%) HTML
6 23 (47.92%) .NET Framework
7 22 (45.83%) MVC
8 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 20 (41.67%) CSS
9 19 (39.58%) Visual Studio
9 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (37.50%) Ajax
11 16 (33.33%) LINQ
11 16 (33.33%) XML
12 15 (31.25%) VB.NET
12 15 (31.25%) jQuery
13 14 (29.17%) VB
13 14 (29.17%) Entity Framework
14 13 (27.08%) Web Development
14 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
15 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
16 11 (22.92%) Scrum
16 11 (22.92%) Project Management
16 11 (22.92%) TDD
17 10 (20.83%) VB6
18 9 (18.75%) Silverlight
18 9 (18.75%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (10.42%) Line 500
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) SQLite
4 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.42%) LLBLGen Pro
3 5 (10.42%) NetAdvantage
3 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (18.75%) Automotive
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (87.50%) .NET
2 32 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 23 (47.92%) HTML
3 23 (47.92%) .NET Framework
4 20 (41.67%) CSS
5 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (37.50%) Ajax
7 16 (33.33%) XML
7 16 (33.33%) LINQ
8 15 (31.25%) jQuery
9 14 (29.17%) Entity Framework
10 9 (18.75%) HTML5
10 9 (18.75%) Silverlight
11 8 (16.67%) WinForms
12 7 (14.58%) WCF
13 6 (12.50%) WPF
13 6 (12.50%) WF
13 6 (12.50%) Web Services
14 5 (10.42%) JSON
14 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) CUDA
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) MVC
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.08%) Web Development
4 11 (22.92%) TDD
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
4 11 (22.92%) Project Management
5 9 (18.75%) OO
6 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) CRM
7 7 (14.58%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (14.58%) Process Improvement
8 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 5 (10.42%) Workflow
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
10 4 (8.33%) OO PHP
11 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) C#
2 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 14 (29.17%) VB
6 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 10 (20.83%) VB6
8 6 (12.50%) C++
9 5 (10.42%) VBA
10 4 (8.33%) VC++
10 4 (8.33%) PHP
11 2 (4.17%) C
12 1 (2.08%) Java
12 1 (2.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Sage
2 5 (10.42%) Infragistics
3 4 (8.33%) Twitter
4 2 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 20 days ago