Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 41 92
Rank change year-on-year -24 +51 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 151 203 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.07% 5.48% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 5.64% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 147 201 104
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 £55,875
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 3,597 3,598 4,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 97.16% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,593 2,890 3,376
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 78 (51.66%) JavaScript
2 75 (49.67%) SQL
3 74 (49.01%) HTML
4 70 (46.36%) CSS
5 54 (35.76%) C#
6 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (26.49%) AngularJS
8 39 (25.83%) .NET
9 38 (25.17%) REST
10 36 (23.84%) MVC
11 35 (23.18%) HTML5
12 34 (22.52%) RESTful
13 32 (21.19%) Java
14 31 (20.53%) PHP
15 28 (18.54%) Spring
15 28 (18.54%) Software Engineering
15 28 (18.54%) jQuery
16 27 (17.88%) Finance
17 26 (17.22%) SQL Server
17 26 (17.22%) Relational Database
18 25 (16.56%) TDD
18 25 (16.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 24 (15.89%) JSON
20 23 (15.23%) Git (software)
20 23 (15.23%) ETL
21 22 (14.57%) Web Development
22 20 (13.25%) Computer Science
22 20 (13.25%) Big Data
22 20 (13.25%) OO
23 19 (12.58%) Entity Framework

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 (5.30%) Apache
2 5 (3.31%) JBoss
2 5 (3.31%) OpenEdge
2 5 (3.31%) WordPress
3 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.65%) Drupal
4 3 (1.99%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.32%) CMS
5 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.66%) IIS
6 1 (0.66%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (3.97%) Magento
2 3 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.66%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.60%) Force.com
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.30%) SaaS
5 3 (1.99%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.99%) GitHub
6 2 (1.32%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) iTunes
7 1 (0.66%) npm
7 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (0.66%) HTTP
2 1 (0.66%) SMS
2 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.22%) Relational Database
1 26 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (13.25%) Big Data
4 16 (10.60%) MySQL
5 15 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.30%) Power BI
8 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.99%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.32%) DB2
11 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 23 (15.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.92%) Jasmine
2 18 (11.92%) Karma Test Runner
2 18 (11.92%) PhantomJS
2 18 (11.92%) webpack
3 13 (8.61%) Subversion
4 12 (7.95%) JIRA
4 12 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.30%) JUnit
5 8 (5.30%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.31%) Maven
6 5 (3.31%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.99%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.99%) MorphX
7 3 (1.99%) TestNG
8 2 (1.32%) Gradle
8 2 (1.32%) Mockito
8 2 (1.32%) NUnit
9 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (17.88%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Legal
3 7 (4.64%) Marketing
4 6 (3.97%) Advertising
4 6 (3.97%) Retail
5 5 (3.31%) Banking
5 5 (3.31%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Games
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (49.01%) HTML
2 70 (46.36%) CSS
3 40 (26.49%) AngularJS
4 39 (25.83%) .NET
5 38 (25.17%) REST
6 35 (23.18%) HTML5
7 34 (22.52%) RESTful
8 28 (18.54%) jQuery
8 28 (18.54%) Spring
9 24 (15.89%) JSON
10 19 (12.58%) Entity Framework
10 19 (12.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (11.92%) Visualforce
12 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET
12 17 (11.26%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (10.60%) LINQ
13 16 (10.60%) Web Services
13 16 (10.60%) XML
14 15 (9.93%) Laravel
15 14 (9.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.62%) Fintech
3 10 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.99%) Blog
5 3 (1.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) Equities
6 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.97%) Linux
2 4 (2.65%) Android
2 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.32%) Unix
3 2 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.84%) MVC
3 28 (18.54%) Software Engineering
4 25 (16.56%) TDD
5 23 (15.23%) ETL
6 22 (14.57%) Web Development
7 20 (13.25%) OO
8 14 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.27%) Microservices
9 12 (7.95%) Scrum
10 10 (6.62%) Analytics
10 10 (6.62%) BDD
10 10 (6.62%) SOLID
11 9 (5.96%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.96%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.30%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 8 (5.30%) OOD
13 7 (4.64%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.64%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.64%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 78 (51.66%) JavaScript
2 75 (49.67%) SQL
3 54 (35.76%) C#
4 32 (21.19%) Java
5 31 (20.53%) PHP
6 18 (11.92%) Apex Code
7 10 (6.62%) Java 8
7 10 (6.62%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.96%) C
9 6 (3.97%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.97%) X++
10 5 (3.31%) OpenEdge ABL
11 3 (1.99%) Python
11 3 (1.99%) Scala
11 3 (1.99%) XPath
12 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.66%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.66%) R
13 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Ambari
1 2 (1.32%) cPanel
1 2 (1.32%) logstash
2 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
1 18 (11.92%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (3.31%) Progress
2 5 (3.31%) Telerik
3 4 (2.65%) Oracle
4 3 (1.99%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.32%) Sybase
5 2 (1.32%) Tableau
5 2 (1.32%) Zend
6 1 (0.66%) Apple
6 1 (0.66%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.66%) IFS
6 1 (0.66%) Sitecore