The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 161 199 187
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 42 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 39 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Developer
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +13 9 £42,000 +7.69% 1
Staffordshire -2 8 £32,000 -11.72% 2
Warwickshire - 8 £52,500 -
Worcestershire +5 6 £42,500 - 1
Solihull - 6 £38,750 -
Coventry +7 3 £45,000 +24.13%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 35 (56.45%) ASP.NET
3 33 (53.23%) C#
3 33 (53.23%) SQL
4 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
5 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (38.71%) Windows
7 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
7 21 (33.87%) HTML
7 21 (33.87%) WinForms
8 20 (32.26%) CSS
9 19 (30.65%) VB.NET
9 19 (30.65%) .NET Framework
10 18 (29.03%) WCF
11 16 (25.81%) Oracle
11 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
12 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database
13 14 (22.58%) SOA
14 13 (20.97%) MVC
14 13 (20.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (20.97%) Java
14 13 (20.97%) Oracle Forms
14 13 (20.97%) WF
14 13 (20.97%) Information Management
15 12 (19.35%) jQuery
15 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
16 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 9 (14.52%) TDD
19 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.61%) Moq
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 13 (20.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 35 (56.45%) ASP.NET
3 21 (33.87%) HTML
3 21 (33.87%) WinForms
4 20 (32.26%) CSS
5 19 (30.65%) .NET Framework
6 18 (29.03%) WCF
7 13 (20.97%) WF
8 12 (19.35%) jQuery
9 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (11.29%) HTML5
12 6 (9.68%) WPF
12 6 (9.68%) XML
13 5 (8.06%) Web Services
13 5 (8.06%) Ajax
13 5 (8.06%) Silverlight
14 4 (6.45%) CSS3
15 3 (4.84%) Java EE
15 3 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.84%) iPhone
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) DTV
4 1 (1.61%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (1.61%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (4.84%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) SOA
3 13 (20.97%) MVC
3 13 (20.97%) Information Management
4 9 (14.52%) TDD
5 8 (12.90%) Scrum
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (6.45%) Web Development
8 4 (6.45%) Pair Programming
8 4 (6.45%) OO
9 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.84%) Android Development
9 3 (4.84%) iOS Development
10 2 (3.23%) Kanban
10 2 (3.23%) CRM
11 1 (1.61%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) C#
1 33 (53.23%) SQL
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 19 (30.65%) VB.NET
4 13 (20.97%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.23%) Groovy
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) VC++
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.45%) Sun Certification
1 4 (6.45%) PhD
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Sun
4 2 (3.23%) Perforce
4 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago