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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 184 190 177
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 29 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £46,150 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +8 8 £42,500 +8.97%
Worcestershire +1 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Warwickshire +21 4 £55,000 +15.78%
Solihull - 4 £38,750 - 1
Coventry -1 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Staffordshire -13 2 £40,000 - 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 52 (78.79%) .NET
2 37 (56.06%) SQL Server
3 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 34 (51.52%) C#
5 33 (50.00%) SQL
6 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 26 (39.39%) Windows
8 25 (37.88%) CSS
8 25 (37.88%) HTML
9 21 (31.82%) VB.NET
10 20 (30.30%) WinForms
11 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
12 18 (27.27%) WCF
12 18 (27.27%) Oracle
13 17 (25.76%) Oracle Database
13 17 (25.76%) .NET Framework
14 15 (22.73%) Java
15 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
15 14 (21.21%) SOA
16 13 (19.70%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (19.70%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (19.70%) Information Management
16 13 (19.70%) WF
17 12 (18.18%) Scrum
17 12 (18.18%) jQuery
18 11 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (15.15%) MVC
19 10 (15.15%) Web Services
20 9 (13.64%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) SaaS
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) Moq
4 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 13 (19.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Automotive
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (78.79%) .NET
2 36 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 25 (37.88%) CSS
3 25 (37.88%) HTML
4 20 (30.30%) WinForms
5 18 (27.27%) WCF
6 17 (25.76%) .NET Framework
7 13 (19.70%) WF
8 12 (18.18%) jQuery
9 10 (15.15%) Web Services
10 9 (13.64%) XML
10 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (10.61%) Ajax
13 6 (9.09%) WPF
14 5 (7.58%) HTML5
15 4 (6.06%) RESTful
15 4 (6.06%) Silverlight
15 4 (6.06%) Grails
15 4 (6.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Remote Sensing
3 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.06%) Telematics
4 3 (4.55%) DTV
4 3 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) SOA
3 13 (19.70%) Information Management
4 12 (18.18%) Scrum
5 10 (15.15%) MVC
6 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.58%) OO
9 4 (6.06%) Project Management
9 4 (6.06%) Web Development
9 4 (6.06%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.06%) Kanban
10 3 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (4.55%) Android Development
10 3 (4.55%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) C#
2 33 (50.00%) SQL
3 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 21 (31.82%) VB.NET
5 15 (22.73%) Java
6 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.06%) Groovy
8 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.03%) VB6
9 2 (3.03%) VB
10 1 (1.52%) VC++
10 1 (1.52%) PHP
10 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) MCSD
4 4 (6.06%) PhD
4 4 (6.06%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Sun
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Perforce
5 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago