The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 63 64
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 133 83 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.75% 3.53% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% 3.67% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 131 62 57
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,972 £32,500 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1905 2259 1962
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.70% 96.05% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1678 1613
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 Birmingham region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 135 (60.27%) .NET
2 132 (58.93%) JavaScript
3 128 (57.14%) HTML
4 126 (56.25%) CSS
5 120 (53.57%) C#
6 84 (37.50%) SQL
7 83 (37.05%) MVC
8 78 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (32.59%) Finance
10 67 (29.91%) AngularJS
11 64 (28.57%) jQuery
12 63 (28.13%) TDD
13 61 (27.23%) BDD
14 60 (26.79%) SQL Server
15 54 (24.11%) OO
16 53 (23.66%) Web Development
17 52 (23.21%) Microsoft
18 51 (22.77%) REST
19 50 (22.32%) ASP.NET
19 50 (22.32%) Jenkins
20 44 (19.64%) PHP
21 41 (18.30%) Java
22 38 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
22 38 (16.96%) .NET Framework
23 37 (16.52%) RESTful
23 37 (16.52%) Visual Studio
24 33 (14.73%) MySQL
24 33 (14.73%) OOD
24 33 (14.73%) Scrum
25 31 (13.84%) Git (software)

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 11 (4.91%) Apache
2 10 (4.46%) CMS
3 8 (3.57%) Drupal
4 6 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.23%) nginx
6 4 (1.79%) JBoss
7 2 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.89%) Mule
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Magento
1 1 (0.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.46%) Firebase
3 9 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.68%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.34%) SaaS
6 3 (1.34%) Slack
7 2 (0.89%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 2 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.23%) HTTP
1 5 (2.23%) Skype
2 3 (1.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.73%) MySQL
3 31 (13.84%) MongoDB
4 29 (12.95%) NoSQL
5 24 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 18 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (7.14%) Data Mart
7 16 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (4.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (3.13%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.34%) DB2
15 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.89%) QlikView
15 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (22.32%) Jenkins
2 37 (16.52%) Visual Studio
3 31 (13.84%) Git (software)
3 31 (13.84%) SpecFlow
4 21 (9.38%) NUnit
5 16 (7.14%) webpack
6 15 (6.70%) PhantomJS
7 13 (5.80%) Selenium
7 13 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (4.46%) git-flow
8 10 (4.46%) Jasmine
8 10 (4.46%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (4.02%) gulp
10 6 (2.68%) JUnit
10 6 (2.68%) Maven
10 6 (2.68%) Subversion
11 4 (1.79%) JIRA
12 3 (1.34%) Grunt
12 3 (1.34%) Mockito
12 3 (1.34%) MSBuild
General
1 73 (32.59%) Finance
2 19 (8.48%) Retail
3 11 (4.91%) Legal
4 7 (3.13%) Automotive
5 5 (2.23%) Electronics
5 5 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.79%) Marketing
7 3 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (60.27%) .NET
2 128 (57.14%) HTML
3 126 (56.25%) CSS
4 67 (29.91%) AngularJS
5 64 (28.57%) jQuery
6 51 (22.77%) REST
7 50 (22.32%) ASP.NET
8 38 (16.96%) .NET Framework
8 38 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (16.52%) RESTful
10 27 (12.05%) Web Services
11 26 (11.61%) Entity Framework
11 26 (11.61%) HTML5
11 26 (11.61%) Node.js
12 23 (10.27%) Ajax
12 23 (10.27%) Angular 2
13 20 (8.93%) KnockoutJS
13 20 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (8.93%) WCF
14 19 (8.48%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.80%) Fintech
3 9 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.23%) User Experience
7 3 (1.34%) Derivative
7 3 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.45%) Blog
9 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.45%) Equities
9 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.59%) Unix
2 15 (6.70%) Linux
2 15 (6.70%) Windows
3 13 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.05%) MVC
2 78 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (28.13%) TDD
4 61 (27.23%) BDD
5 54 (24.11%) OO
6 53 (23.66%) Web Development
7 33 (14.73%) OOD
7 33 (14.73%) Scrum
8 31 (13.84%) Test Automation
9 28 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 26 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (11.61%) Unit Testing
11 20 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (8.04%) Mentoring
12 18 (8.04%) Migration
13 16 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (6.70%) E-business
15 13 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
16 12 (5.36%) iOS Development
17 11 (4.91%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 132 (58.93%) JavaScript
2 120 (53.57%) C#
3 84 (37.50%) SQL
4 44 (19.64%) PHP
5 41 (18.30%) Java
6 29 (12.95%) TypeScript
7 17 (7.59%) C
8 16 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 16 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.46%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.13%) XPath
11 5 (2.23%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.34%) PHP 7
13 2 (0.89%) C++
13 2 (0.89%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.89%) Ruby
13 2 (0.89%) Scala
13 2 (0.89%) VC++
14 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.82%) Degree
2 7 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.59%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 52 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.59%) Oracle
3 10 (4.46%) IBM
4 8 (3.57%) Zend
5 4 (1.79%) Sybase
6 3 (1.34%) Adobe
7 2 (0.89%) Facebook
7 2 (0.89%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) NEC
8 1 (0.45%) Sun
8 1 (0.45%) Tableau
8 1 (0.45%) VMware
8 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
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