Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 60 45
Rank change year-on-year -32 -15 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 85 155 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.69% 4.13% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 4.27% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 155 180
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £75,000 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £46,875 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,048 3,631 3,618
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.78% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,292 2,641 2,876
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,099 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.52% +5.25% -1.23%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Birmingham

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Birmingham

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 44 (51.76%) JavaScript
2 31 (36.47%) C#
2 31 (36.47%) SQL
3 29 (34.12%) CSS
4 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
5 25 (29.41%) HTML
6 24 (28.24%) TDD
7 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
8 21 (24.71%) .NET
9 19 (22.35%) PHP
9 19 (22.35%) AngularJS
10 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
11 17 (20.00%) Web Development
12 16 (18.82%) Degree
12 16 (18.82%) Java
13 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
14 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
14 14 (16.47%) JSON
14 14 (16.47%) jQuery
14 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
15 13 (15.29%) MySQL
16 12 (14.12%) RESTful
16 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (14.12%) Laravel
16 12 (14.12%) Bower
16 12 (14.12%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (12.94%) TeamCity

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (9.41%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.71%) Anypoint
3 3 (3.53%) JBoss
3 3 (3.53%) Mule
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.18%) Jetty
5 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) ArchiCAD
1 1 (1.18%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.18%) MicroStation
1 1 (1.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.24%) SaaS
3 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.88%) npm
4 5 (5.88%) Sage Pay
5 3 (3.53%) Heroku
6 2 (2.35%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.35%) Office 365
6 2 (2.35%) Serverless
7 1 (1.18%) Apigee
7 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.18%) IaaS
7 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) Extranet
2 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) Intranet
2 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
3 13 (15.29%) MySQL
4 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.24%) Redis
5 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.71%) Power BI
7 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.53%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.35%) EDMS
9 2 (2.35%) GIS
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.12%) Bower
2 12 (14.12%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (12.94%) TeamCity
4 9 (10.59%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.24%) Grunt
5 7 (8.24%) gulp
6 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.88%) PHPUnit
7 3 (3.53%) Maven
8 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.35%) Gatling
8 2 (2.35%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.35%) JMeter
8 2 (2.35%) Mockito
8 2 (2.35%) Selenium
8 2 (2.35%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
1 9 (10.59%) Marketing
2 3 (3.53%) Retail
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.35%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) CSS
2 25 (29.41%) HTML
3 21 (24.71%) .NET
4 19 (22.35%) AngularJS
5 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
5 14 (16.47%) jQuery
5 14 (16.47%) JSON
6 12 (14.12%) Laravel
6 12 (14.12%) RESTful
7 11 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (11.76%) LAMP
8 10 (11.76%) REST
8 10 (11.76%) XML
9 9 (10.59%) HTML5
10 7 (8.24%) CSS3
10 7 (8.24%) Spring
11 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (7.06%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (7.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) User Experience
2 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.35%) Derivative
5 2 (2.35%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.35%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.35%) SCORM
5 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.35%) VLE
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.24%) TDD
3 17 (20.00%) Web Development
4 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.76%) MVC
6 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.59%) Front End Development
7 9 (10.59%) SOA
7 9 (10.59%) Software Delivery
8 8 (9.41%) DevOps
8 8 (9.41%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (9.41%) Scrum
9 7 (8.24%) OO
9 7 (8.24%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (8.24%) Software Architecture
9 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.76%) JavaScript
2 31 (36.47%) C#
2 31 (36.47%) SQL
3 19 (22.35%) PHP
4 16 (18.82%) Java
5 7 (8.24%) Python
6 5 (5.88%) Groovy
7 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.53%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.35%) C
9 2 (2.35%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) HiveQL
9 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.35%) R
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) Go
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Tableau
4 2 (2.35%) Google
4 2 (2.35%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.35%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) WSO2