The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 215 190 184
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 22 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.59% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 37
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
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
5884 5240 5202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.35% 97.04% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 4376 4387
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 30 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire 0 12 £50,000 -2.43%
Staffordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Coventry -3 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Solihull +9 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Birmingham -24 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 34 (75.56%) C#
2 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
2 32 (71.11%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) CSS
3 31 (68.89%) SQL
4 30 (66.67%) HTML
5 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
6 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
7 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (48.89%) SOA
8 18 (40.00%) Web Services
8 18 (40.00%) XML
9 17 (37.78%) T-SQL
9 17 (37.78%) OO
10 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
10 14 (31.11%) Scrum
10 14 (31.11%) MVC
11 13 (28.89%) RDBMS
11 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (28.89%) XSLT
11 13 (28.89%) Wealth Management
11 13 (28.89%) MCPD
11 13 (28.89%) XPath
11 13 (28.89%) MCTS
11 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (28.89%) Release Management
11 13 (28.89%) Coaching
11 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
11 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (26.67%) TDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 5 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 5 (11.11%) JBoss
1 5 (11.11%) WildFly
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) DHCP
1 3 (6.67%) DNS
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) RDBMS
2 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.33%) MySQL
4 5 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (11.11%) Big Data
4 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) Hudson
3 5 (11.11%) JBehave
3 5 (11.11%) JUnit
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (71.11%) .NET
1 32 (71.11%) CSS
2 30 (66.67%) HTML
3 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
4 18 (40.00%) Web Services
4 18 (40.00%) XML
5 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (28.89%) XSLT
6 9 (20.00%) RESTful
7 7 (15.56%) jQuery
8 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.33%) Entity Framework
9 5 (11.11%) HornetQ
9 5 (11.11%) Java EE
9 5 (11.11%) JAX-RS
9 5 (11.11%) JPA
9 5 (11.11%) RESTEasy
9 5 (11.11%) Spring
9 5 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.44%) CUDA
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Android
1 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (48.89%) SOA
2 17 (37.78%) OO
3 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
3 14 (31.11%) MVC
3 14 (31.11%) Scrum
4 13 (28.89%) Coaching
4 13 (28.89%) Release Management
4 13 (28.89%) Wealth Management
5 12 (26.67%) TDD
6 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.56%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (15.56%) SOLID
7 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Web Development
8 6 (13.33%) OOD
8 6 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 5 (11.11%) DSDM
9 5 (11.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) C#
2 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
3 31 (68.89%) SQL
4 17 (37.78%) T-SQL
5 13 (28.89%) XPath
6 8 (17.78%) Python
7 6 (13.33%) Java
8 5 (11.11%) Clojure
8 5 (11.11%) Scala
9 2 (4.44%) C
9 2 (4.44%) C++
9 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) MCPD
1 13 (28.89%) MCTS
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Facebook
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
1 5 (11.11%) Twitter
2 1 (2.22%) Xamarin