Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 200 163
Rank change year-on-year +25 -37 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 22 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.57% 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 17
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £33,350
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,375 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -

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 3727 4589 3799
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.41% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2977 3426 3179
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 £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Birmingham

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Birmingham

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (95.45%) .NET
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 15 (68.18%) jQuery
5 14 (63.64%) AngularJS
5 14 (63.64%) HTML
5 14 (63.64%) CSS
6 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
6 13 (59.09%) Angular 2
7 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (50.00%) MVC
9 10 (45.45%) OO
9 10 (45.45%) REST
10 9 (40.91%) BDD
10 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
10 9 (40.91%) TypeScript
10 9 (40.91%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (40.91%) SpecFlow
10 9 (40.91%) Gherkin
10 9 (40.91%) Ajax
10 9 (40.91%) OOD
10 9 (40.91%) Finance
10 9 (40.91%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
12 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
12 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (22.73%) SQL
14 4 (18.18%) SaaS
14 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 4 (18.18%) JIRA

Senior Software 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 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
1 9 (40.91%) SpecFlow
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) jQuery
3 14 (63.64%) AngularJS
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 13 (59.09%) Angular 2
5 10 (45.45%) REST
6 9 (40.91%) Ajax
6 9 (40.91%) Gherkin
6 9 (40.91%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Core
9 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
10 2 (9.09%) LINQ
11 1 (4.55%) .NET Remoting
11 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
11 1 (4.55%) WCF
11 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (45.45%) OO
4 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) OOD
5 4 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 4 (18.18%) Logistics
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Microservices
7 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) SOLID
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) TypeScript
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft