The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 138 119
Rank change year-on-year +40 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 34 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.73% 0.086% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.089% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 33 2 12
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +6.52%  

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 1903 2244 1982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.60% 96.06% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1666 1632
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,948 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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 43 (95.56%) C#
2 39 (86.67%) .NET
3 28 (62.22%) Finance
4 27 (60.00%) jQuery
5 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
5 26 (57.78%) HTML
5 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
5 26 (57.78%) CSS
6 22 (48.89%) REST
7 21 (46.67%) OO
8 20 (44.44%) OOD
8 20 (44.44%) Ajax
8 20 (44.44%) BDD
9 19 (42.22%) SpecFlow
9 19 (42.22%) Gherkin
9 19 (42.22%) KnockoutJS
9 19 (42.22%) TypeScript
10 17 (37.78%) AngularJS
10 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
11 13 (28.89%) Entity Framework
11 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
12 12 (26.67%) Angular 2
13 11 (24.44%) SQL
14 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 10 (22.22%) LINQ
15 9 (20.00%) MVC
15 9 (20.00%) NUnit
16 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
17 7 (15.56%) Code First Entity Framework

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 3 (6.67%) Apache
1 3 (6.67%) Drupal
1 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
2 19 (42.22%) SpecFlow
3 9 (20.00%) NUnit
4 2 (4.44%) InstallShield
4 2 (4.44%) JUnit
4 2 (4.44%) MSTest
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (86.67%) .NET
2 27 (60.00%) jQuery
3 26 (57.78%) CSS
3 26 (57.78%) HTML
4 22 (48.89%) REST
5 20 (44.44%) Ajax
6 19 (42.22%) Gherkin
6 19 (42.22%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (37.78%) AngularJS
8 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
8 13 (28.89%) Entity Framework
9 12 (26.67%) Angular 2
10 10 (22.22%) LINQ
11 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
12 7 (15.56%) Code First Entity Framework
12 7 (15.56%) LINQ to SQL
13 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (11.11%) WCF
15 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 3 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Blog
3 1 (2.22%) Equities
3 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) OO
2 20 (44.44%) BDD
2 20 (44.44%) OOD
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) MVC
5 7 (15.56%) Migration
5 7 (15.56%) Parallel Processing
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) TDD
8 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
9 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.44%) SOA
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.44%) SOLID
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) C#
2 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (42.22%) TypeScript
4 11 (24.44%) SQL
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) C
6 3 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) VC++
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft