Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 62 52
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 203 186 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.27% 3.93% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 4.07% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 201 177 169
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £34,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% 0.00% +5.88%

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 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 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 24 November 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.

1 128 (63.05%) JavaScript
2 117 (57.64%) HTML
3 116 (57.14%) CSS
4 89 (43.84%) SQL
5 83 (40.89%) C#
6 81 (39.90%) .NET
7 68 (33.50%) MVC
8 67 (33.00%) AngularJS
9 64 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (27.09%) RESTful
11 52 (25.62%) jQuery
12 51 (25.12%) Web Development
12 51 (25.12%) SQL Server
13 49 (24.14%) Finance
14 47 (23.15%) Java
15 43 (21.18%) ASP.NET
16 42 (20.69%) Jenkins
17 40 (19.70%) PHP
18 39 (19.21%) Microsoft
19 37 (18.23%) MySQL
20 35 (17.24%) TDD
21 34 (16.75%) OO
21 34 (16.75%) BDD
22 33 (16.26%) Spring
23 32 (15.76%) JSON
24 31 (15.27%) REST
24 31 (15.27%) Front End Development
25 30 (14.78%) Angular 2
26 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
26 28 (13.79%) HTML5

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 28 (13.79%) CMS
2 20 (9.85%) Drupal
3 12 (5.91%) Apache
4 11 (5.42%) IIS
5 9 (4.43%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.94%) JBoss
7 3 (1.48%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.99%) Mule
8 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) Confluence
9 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.40%) Force.com
3 12 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.94%) Firebase
5 5 (2.46%) SaaS
6 3 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) Internet
1 5 (2.46%) LDAP
2 4 (1.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) AMQP
3 1 (0.49%) SAN
3 1 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 37 (18.23%) MySQL
3 24 (11.82%) NoSQL
4 19 (9.36%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.88%) MongoDB
6 14 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (5.91%) Big Data
9 11 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (3.45%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.48%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.48%) Redis
13 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 25 (12.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.88%) SpecFlow
4 14 (6.90%) Maven
5 13 (6.40%) Grunt
6 10 (4.93%) gulp
6 10 (4.93%) JUnit
6 10 (4.93%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.43%) Subversion
7 9 (4.43%) webpack
8 8 (3.94%) Bitbucket
8 8 (3.94%) Jasmine
8 8 (3.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (3.94%) NUnit
8 8 (3.94%) PhantomJS
8 8 (3.94%) Selenium
9 7 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.96%) JIRA
11 5 (2.46%) TestNG
12 4 (1.97%) Liquibase
General
1 49 (24.14%) Finance
2 20 (9.85%) Marketing
3 18 (8.87%) Advertising
4 9 (4.43%) Retail
5 8 (3.94%) Banking
6 7 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.46%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (57.64%) HTML
2 116 (57.14%) CSS
3 81 (39.90%) .NET
4 67 (33.00%) AngularJS
5 55 (27.09%) RESTful
6 52 (25.62%) jQuery
7 43 (21.18%) ASP.NET
8 33 (16.26%) Spring
9 32 (15.76%) JSON
10 31 (15.27%) REST
11 30 (14.78%) Angular 2
12 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (13.79%) HTML5
12 28 (13.79%) XML
13 27 (13.30%) Web Services
14 26 (12.81%) Node.js
15 24 (11.82%) Hibernate
16 22 (10.84%) .NET Core
17 18 (8.87%) CSS3
17 18 (8.87%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.30%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.82%) User Experience
3 19 (9.36%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.42%) Social Media
5 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.94%) Fintech
6 3 (1.48%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) CMDB
7 2 (0.99%) Derivative
7 2 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.87%) Linux
2 5 (2.46%) Unix
3 1 (0.49%) AIX
3 1 (0.49%) Debian
3 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.50%) MVC
2 64 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (25.12%) Web Development
4 35 (17.24%) TDD
5 34 (16.75%) BDD
5 34 (16.75%) OO
6 31 (15.27%) Front End Development
7 23 (11.33%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 20 (9.85%) OOD
10 19 (9.36%) Unit Testing
11 18 (8.87%) ETL
12 17 (8.37%) Microservices
12 17 (8.37%) Migration
12 17 (8.37%) Test Automation
13 16 (7.88%) Scrum
14 15 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (7.39%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.39%) Open Source
15 13 (6.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (63.05%) JavaScript
2 89 (43.84%) SQL
3 83 (40.89%) C#
4 47 (23.15%) Java
5 40 (19.70%) PHP
6 16 (7.88%) TypeScript
7 14 (6.90%) Apex Code
8 12 (5.91%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.93%) VB
10 9 (4.43%) XPath
11 6 (2.96%) C
12 4 (1.97%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.48%) C++
13 3 (1.48%) Python
13 3 (1.48%) Ruby
14 2 (0.99%) Scala
15 1 (0.49%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (8.37%) Degree
2 12 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.40%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (5.91%) Oracle
4 5 (2.46%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe
5 2 (0.99%) Sybase
5 2 (0.99%) Zend
6 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.49%) Cognos
6 1 (0.49%) Facebook
6 1 (0.49%) Google
6 1 (0.49%) Progress
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.49%) RedGate
6 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.49%) Telerik
6 1 (0.49%) VMware
6 1 (0.49%) Xamarin