Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 39 68
Rank change year-on-year -28 +29 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 148 233 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.03% 6.12% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 6.35% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 127 231 164
Birmingham median annual salary £53,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.58% +11.76% -5.03%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -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 3,559 3,668 4,618
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.27% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,594 2,955 3,448
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 81 (54.73%) JavaScript
2 73 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (45.95%) C#
4 60 (40.54%) SQL
5 49 (33.11%) Finance
5 49 (33.11%) AngularJS
6 47 (31.76%) HTML
6 47 (31.76%) Java
6 47 (31.76%) RESTful
7 46 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 46 (31.08%) .NET
7 46 (31.08%) CSS
8 34 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
8 34 (22.97%) Jenkins
9 33 (22.30%) HTML5
10 31 (20.95%) TDD
11 30 (20.27%) MVC
11 30 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (18.92%) JSON
12 28 (18.92%) REST
12 28 (18.92%) Relational Database
12 28 (18.92%) React
13 25 (16.89%) DevOps
13 25 (16.89%) Maven
13 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
14 24 (16.22%) Entity Framework
15 23 (15.54%) KnockoutJS
16 22 (14.86%) ASP.NET
17 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
17 21 (14.19%) Python

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 12 (8.11%) Anypoint
2 10 (6.76%) Mule
3 6 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (3.38%) Apache
4 5 (3.38%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.35%) WildFly
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Maya
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
1 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (13.51%) Serverless
4 11 (7.43%) SaaS
5 6 (4.05%) Office 365
6 5 (3.38%) PaaS
7 4 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.35%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.35%) Fastly
8 2 (1.35%) Force.com
8 2 (1.35%) Stackdriver
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.68%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) iTunes
9 1 (0.68%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (1.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (9.46%) MySQL
4 14 (9.46%) NoSQL
5 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database
5 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.05%) Big Data
7 6 (4.05%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.38%) Redis
8 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.03%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (2.03%) Power BI
11 2 (1.35%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (1.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 34 (22.97%) Jenkins
2 25 (16.89%) Maven
3 17 (11.49%) webpack
4 16 (10.81%) Jasmine
5 15 (10.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 15 (10.14%) PhantomJS
6 13 (8.78%) Git (software)
7 8 (5.41%) SonarQube
8 7 (4.73%) Grunt
8 7 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (4.05%) Cucumber
9 6 (4.05%) JIRA
9 6 (4.05%) Selenium
10 5 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.38%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.70%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.70%) PHPUnit
11 4 (2.70%) Subversion
12 3 (2.03%) Mockito
General
1 49 (33.11%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Marketing
3 9 (6.08%) Retail
4 5 (3.38%) Publishing
5 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.70%) Games
6 3 (2.03%) Advertising
6 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (33.11%) AngularJS
2 47 (31.76%) HTML
2 47 (31.76%) RESTful
3 46 (31.08%) .NET
3 46 (31.08%) CSS
4 33 (22.30%) HTML5
5 28 (18.92%) JSON
5 28 (18.92%) React
5 28 (18.92%) REST
6 24 (16.22%) Entity Framework
7 23 (15.54%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (14.86%) ASP.NET
9 21 (14.19%) jQuery
10 20 (13.51%) Node.js
11 16 (10.81%) CSS3
11 16 (10.81%) LINQ
11 16 (10.81%) Web Services
12 15 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (9.46%) .NET Framework
14 13 (8.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) User Experience
2 9 (6.08%) Social Media
3 8 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.38%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.38%) Replication
4 5 (3.38%) Taxonomies
5 4 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.03%) Fintech
7 2 (1.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.38%) Windows
2 2 (1.35%) Linux
2 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.68%) Android
3 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.68%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.95%) TDD
3 30 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (20.27%) MVC
4 25 (16.89%) DevOps
5 21 (14.19%) Software Engineering
6 20 (13.51%) Front End Development
6 20 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 15 (10.14%) Microservices
7 15 (10.14%) Scrum
7 15 (10.14%) Workflow
8 14 (9.46%) Unit Testing
8 14 (9.46%) Web Development
9 13 (8.78%) OO
9 13 (8.78%) Test Automation
10 11 (7.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (6.76%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (6.76%) Data Modelling
11 10 (6.76%) OOD
11 10 (6.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (54.73%) JavaScript
2 68 (45.95%) C#
3 60 (40.54%) SQL
4 47 (31.76%) Java
5 21 (14.19%) Python
6 17 (11.49%) Perl
7 16 (10.81%) Java 8
8 15 (10.14%) PHP
9 11 (7.43%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.05%) Scala
11 5 (3.38%) Groovy
12 4 (2.70%) TypeScript
13 3 (2.03%) Go
13 3 (2.03%) PHP 7
13 3 (2.03%) R
14 2 (1.35%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.35%) C
14 2 (1.35%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.35%) Ruby
15 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.68%) ISEB
2 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.68%) MCSE
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) Docker
2 5 (3.38%) Varnish
3 2 (1.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.78%) Puppet
2 10 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.08%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.38%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.03%) Terraform
6 1 (0.68%) Ansible
6 1 (0.68%) Mesos
6 1 (0.68%) rkt
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.16%) Oracle
3 9 (6.08%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.38%) Adobe
4 5 (3.38%) hybris
5 4 (2.70%) Google
6 2 (1.35%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.35%) UiPath
6 2 (1.35%) Zend
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) IBM