Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 58 61
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 185 177 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.04% 4.27% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 4.40% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 191 174 152
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £58,750 £58,625
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 3,551 4,025 3,980
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.01% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,638 3,095 3,288
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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.

1 105 (56.76%) JavaScript
2 100 (54.05%) HTML
3 97 (52.43%) CSS
4 85 (45.95%) SQL
5 54 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (27.03%) Java
7 47 (25.41%) MVC
8 45 (24.32%) PHP
8 45 (24.32%) .NET
9 44 (23.78%) C#
10 40 (21.62%) Spring
10 40 (21.62%) RESTful
11 38 (20.54%) AngularJS
12 34 (18.38%) Software Engineering
12 34 (18.38%) Web Development
12 34 (18.38%) jQuery
12 34 (18.38%) SQL Server
13 33 (17.84%) Computer Science
14 32 (17.30%) HTML5
14 32 (17.30%) MySQL
15 29 (15.68%) ETL
16 28 (15.14%) Finance
16 28 (15.14%) Front End Development
17 25 (13.51%) TDD
17 25 (13.51%) Microsoft
17 25 (13.51%) Laravel
18 24 (12.97%) Visualforce
18 24 (12.97%) Apex Code
18 24 (12.97%) Salesforce.com
18 24 (12.97%) OO

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 17 (9.19%) Drupal
2 12 (6.49%) Apache
3 11 (5.95%) CMS
4 9 (4.86%) JBoss
5 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.24%) OpenEdge
7 5 (2.70%) IIS
8 3 (1.62%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.62%) WordPress
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Magento
2 3 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.89%) Force.com
2 14 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.70%) SaaS
4 4 (2.16%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.62%) GitHub
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) HTTP
2 1 (0.54%) AMQP
2 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 32 (17.30%) MySQL
3 22 (11.89%) Big Data
4 18 (9.73%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (7.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (7.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.41%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.32%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.70%) Power BI
11 4 (2.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.16%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.16%) OLAP
12 3 (1.62%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.08%) DB2
14 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.49%) Maven
4 11 (5.95%) JUnit
5 9 (4.86%) Grunt
6 8 (4.32%) Subversion
6 8 (4.32%) webpack
7 7 (3.78%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.78%) Jasmine
7 7 (3.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (3.78%) PhantomJS
8 6 (3.24%) gulp
8 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.70%) TestNG
10 4 (2.16%) Liquibase
10 4 (2.16%) NUnit
11 3 (1.62%) MorphX
11 3 (1.62%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.62%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.62%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (15.14%) Finance
2 16 (8.65%) Marketing
3 13 (7.03%) Advertising
4 7 (3.78%) Banking
5 5 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (54.05%) HTML
2 97 (52.43%) CSS
3 45 (24.32%) .NET
4 40 (21.62%) RESTful
4 40 (21.62%) Spring
5 38 (20.54%) AngularJS
6 34 (18.38%) jQuery
7 32 (17.30%) HTML5
8 25 (13.51%) Laravel
9 24 (12.97%) Hibernate
9 24 (12.97%) Visualforce
10 22 (11.89%) ASP.NET
10 22 (11.89%) CodeIgniter
10 22 (11.89%) Node.js
10 22 (11.89%) REST
11 21 (11.35%) JSON
11 21 (11.35%) XML
12 18 (9.73%) Web Services
13 17 (9.19%) CSS3
14 16 (8.65%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.84%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (8.11%) User Experience
3 13 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.95%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.86%) Fintech
6 6 (3.24%) Social Media
7 3 (1.62%) Blog
7 3 (1.62%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.54%) CMDB
9 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Equities
9 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (1.62%) Android
2 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.62%) Unix
3 2 (1.08%) Windows
4 1 (0.54%) Debian
4 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.41%) MVC
3 34 (18.38%) Software Engineering
3 34 (18.38%) Web Development
4 29 (15.68%) ETL
5 28 (15.14%) Front End Development
6 25 (13.51%) TDD
7 24 (12.97%) OO
8 21 (11.35%) Microservices
9 15 (8.11%) BDD
10 12 (6.49%) Scrum
10 12 (6.49%) SOA
11 11 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.95%) Line Management
11 11 (5.95%) Project Management
11 11 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.41%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.41%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.86%) Open Source
13 9 (4.86%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 105 (56.76%) JavaScript
2 85 (45.95%) SQL
3 50 (27.03%) Java
4 45 (24.32%) PHP
5 44 (23.78%) C#
6 24 (12.97%) Apex Code
7 12 (6.49%) C
8 7 (3.78%) XPath
9 6 (3.24%) OpenEdge ABL
9 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.70%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.16%) VB
12 3 (1.62%) C++
12 3 (1.62%) X++
13 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.08%) Python
13 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.54%) Scala
14 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (6.49%) Degree
2 9 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.97%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (4.86%) Oracle
4 6 (3.24%) Progress
4 6 (3.24%) Telerik
5 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.08%) Sybase
5 2 (1.08%) Zend
6 1 (0.54%) Cognos
6 1 (0.54%) IFS
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) Tableau
6 1 (0.54%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) Xamarin