The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 137 117
Rank change year-on-year +29 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 12 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.64% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.22% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 7
Median salary £46,750 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,547 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1808 2285 1674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.94% 95.33% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1762 1415
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 18 (90.00%) C#
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (65.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (55.00%) jQuery
5 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (40.00%) WCF
8 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
8 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Web Services
9 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (30.00%) WPF
10 5 (25.00%) WF
10 5 (25.00%) LINQ
11 4 (20.00%) RESTful
11 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (20.00%) HTML5
12 3 (15.00%) Scrum
12 3 (15.00%) XHTML
12 3 (15.00%) Java
12 3 (15.00%) REST

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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Drupal
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
1 2 (10.00%) MSTest
1 2 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (55.00%) jQuery
5 8 (40.00%) WCF
6 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) WPF
8 5 (25.00%) LINQ
8 5 (25.00%) WF
9 4 (20.00%) HTML5
9 4 (20.00%) RESTful
10 3 (15.00%) REST
10 3 (15.00%) WSDL
10 3 (15.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blog
2 1 (5.00%) Equities
2 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) VC++
6 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
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