The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 76 70
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 92 64 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.99% 2.70% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 2.82% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 59 51
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 1787 2266 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.91% 95.53% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1751 1432
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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.

1 109 (63.37%) JavaScript
2 104 (60.47%) HTML
3 101 (58.72%) CSS
4 88 (51.16%) .NET
5 77 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (44.19%) MVC
7 72 (41.86%) C#
8 57 (33.14%) SQL Server
8 57 (33.14%) ASP.NET
9 56 (32.56%) jQuery
10 55 (31.98%) TDD
11 51 (29.65%) SQL
12 42 (24.42%) Git (software)
13 40 (23.26%) HTML5
14 38 (22.09%) Scrum
14 38 (22.09%) PHP
14 38 (22.09%) Java
14 38 (22.09%) Visual Studio
15 37 (21.51%) AngularJS
16 36 (20.93%) E-Commerce
16 36 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (20.35%) RESTful
17 35 (20.35%) Microsoft
18 31 (18.02%) OO
19 30 (17.44%) MySQL
19 30 (17.44%) Web Development
19 30 (17.44%) Mentoring
20 29 (16.86%) Web Services
21 26 (15.12%) BDD
22 23 (13.37%) MongoDB

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 13 (7.56%) CMS
2 7 (4.07%) Apache
2 7 (4.07%) IIS
3 6 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.91%) nginx
5 4 (2.33%) Drupal
6 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.16%) JBoss
6 2 (1.16%) WordPress
7 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.58%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.58%) SAS
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Shopify
2 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.14%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.49%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (2.33%) SaaS
6 2 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Broadband
2 1 (0.58%) LDAP
2 1 (0.58%) Skype
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (33.14%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.44%) MySQL
3 23 (13.37%) MongoDB
4 20 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (8.72%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.40%) Data Mart
6 11 (6.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (4.65%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (2.33%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.16%) Big Data
12 2 (1.16%) Redis
13 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.58%) QlikView
13 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (24.42%) Git (software)
2 38 (22.09%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.14%) gulp
4 13 (7.56%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.56%) Maven
5 12 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (6.40%) JUnit
7 10 (5.81%) git-flow
8 9 (5.23%) Mockito
9 8 (4.65%) DbUnit
9 8 (4.65%) Grunt
9 8 (4.65%) jMock
9 8 (4.65%) MSBuild
9 8 (4.65%) SonarQube
10 7 (4.07%) Subversion
11 6 (3.49%) webpack
12 5 (2.91%) PhantomJS
13 3 (1.74%) Ant
13 3 (1.74%) Gradle
14 2 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 13 (7.56%) Finance
2 10 (5.81%) Marketing
3 9 (5.23%) Automotive
4 8 (4.65%) Retail
5 6 (3.49%) Advertising
5 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.91%) Electronics
6 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.33%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (60.47%) HTML
2 101 (58.72%) CSS
3 88 (51.16%) .NET
4 57 (33.14%) ASP.NET
5 56 (32.56%) jQuery
6 40 (23.26%) HTML5
7 37 (21.51%) AngularJS
8 36 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (20.35%) RESTful
10 29 (16.86%) Web Services
11 22 (12.79%) REST
11 22 (12.79%) Spring
12 20 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (11.05%) Sass
14 18 (10.47%) .NET Framework
14 18 (10.47%) SOAP
15 17 (9.88%) WCF
16 15 (8.72%) React
17 14 (8.14%) Node.js
18 13 (7.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.23%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.23%) Social Media
3 8 (4.65%) Fintech
4 5 (2.91%) User Experience
5 4 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) Blog
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.58%) Equities
7 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 12 (6.98%) Linux
3 9 (5.23%) Windows
4 7 (4.07%) Unix
5 5 (2.91%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (44.19%) MVC
3 55 (31.98%) TDD
4 38 (22.09%) Scrum
5 36 (20.93%) E-Commerce
6 31 (18.02%) OO
7 30 (17.44%) Mentoring
7 30 (17.44%) Web Development
8 26 (15.12%) BDD
9 21 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (9.88%) Front End Development
11 16 (9.30%) SDLC
12 14 (8.14%) iOS Development
12 14 (8.14%) SOLID
13 12 (6.98%) Kanban
13 12 (6.98%) SOA
13 12 (6.98%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.81%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 109 (63.37%) JavaScript
2 72 (41.86%) C#
3 51 (29.65%) SQL
4 38 (22.09%) Java
4 38 (22.09%) PHP
5 15 (8.72%) VB.NET
6 14 (8.14%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.40%) Objective-C
7 11 (6.40%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.23%) C
9 5 (2.91%) XPath
10 2 (1.16%) C++
10 2 (1.16%) VC++
11 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.58%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.30%) Degree
2 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.14%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.65%) Docker
1 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (4.65%) vSphere
2 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Graphite
2 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 35 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.14%) Oracle
3 10 (5.81%) IBM
4 8 (4.65%) VMware
5 6 (3.49%) NEC
5 6 (3.49%) Zend
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) New Relic
6 1 (0.58%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.58%) Sun
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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