Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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

Senior Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 47 54
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 584 781 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.43% 5.08% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 5.25% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 518 752 841
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 12,711 14,865 17,529
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.74% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9,928 12,290 13,850
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the Midlands

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the Midlands

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the Midlands

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -22 323 £50,000 +5.26% 82
East Midlands +8 260 £52,500 +16.67% 50
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 325 (55.65%) JavaScript
2 296 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (45.72%) C#
4 250 (42.81%) .NET
5 247 (42.29%) SQL
6 229 (39.21%) HTML
7 213 (36.47%) CSS
8 193 (33.05%) SQL Server
9 181 (30.99%) Java
10 167 (28.60%) MVC
11 144 (24.66%) AngularJS
12 130 (22.26%) ASP.NET
13 127 (21.75%) Microsoft
14 119 (20.38%) Finance
15 115 (19.69%) Spring
16 109 (18.66%) jQuery
17 108 (18.49%) HTML5
18 107 (18.32%) Microsoft Azure
19 106 (18.15%) Git (software)
20 100 (17.12%) RESTful
21 89 (15.24%) Web Development
22 88 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
23 84 (14.38%) TDD
24 79 (13.53%) Software Engineering
25 76 (13.01%) Web Services
26 75 (12.84%) Mentoring
26 75 (12.84%) React
27 73 (12.50%) Scrum
28 70 (11.99%) Retail
29 69 (11.82%) Oracle

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 18 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.57%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.40%) Anypoint
3 14 (2.40%) CMS
4 13 (2.23%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.05%) Mule
6 10 (1.71%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.54%) JBoss
8 7 (1.20%) Apache
8 7 (1.20%) IIS
8 7 (1.20%) NServiceBus
8 7 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.03%) Sitefinity
10 5 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.86%) WildFly
11 2 (0.34%) DNN
11 2 (0.34%) SAS
12 1 (0.17%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Maya
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Magento
1 4 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 107 (18.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.77%) Serverless
4 17 (2.91%) SaaS
5 13 (2.23%) GitHub
5 13 (2.23%) Office 365
6 11 (1.88%) PaaS
7 8 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.86%) npm
9 4 (0.68%) Azure Functions
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.51%) Fastly
10 3 (0.51%) IaaS
10 3 (0.51%) Stackdriver
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.05%) Internet
2 8 (1.37%) Intranet
3 7 (1.20%) HTTP
4 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.34%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.34%) Broadband
5 2 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.34%) SMS
5 2 (0.34%) SSL
5 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (33.05%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 60 (10.27%) MySQL
4 42 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 38 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (5.48%) MongoDB
8 28 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (3.77%) Big Data
11 17 (2.91%) Power BI
12 16 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (2.57%) HBase
13 15 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (2.05%) Impala
15 12 (2.05%) Oracle Database
15 12 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (2.05%) Redis
15 12 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 106 (18.15%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.79%) Jenkins
3 52 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (8.22%) Maven
5 38 (6.51%) Visual Studio
6 27 (4.62%) webpack
7 25 (4.28%) JUnit
8 22 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 20 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (3.42%) Jasmine
10 18 (3.08%) Gradle
10 18 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (3.08%) PhantomJS
11 17 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.88%) Mockito
12 11 (1.88%) Subversion
13 10 (1.71%) gulp
14 9 (1.54%) SonarQube
15 8 (1.37%) GitLab
15 8 (1.37%) Grunt
General
1 119 (20.38%) Finance
2 70 (11.99%) Retail
3 23 (3.94%) Marketing
4 16 (2.74%) Advertising
5 12 (2.05%) Games
6 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.03%) Automotive
8 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.86%) Publishing
9 4 (0.68%) Legal
10 3 (0.51%) Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (42.81%) .NET
2 229 (39.21%) HTML
3 213 (36.47%) CSS
4 144 (24.66%) AngularJS
5 130 (22.26%) ASP.NET
6 115 (19.69%) Spring
7 109 (18.66%) jQuery
8 108 (18.49%) HTML5
9 100 (17.12%) RESTful
10 76 (13.01%) Web Services
11 75 (12.84%) React
12 68 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (11.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 67 (11.47%) Hibernate
14 56 (9.59%) CSS3
15 54 (9.25%) Node.js
16 53 (9.08%) .NET Framework
16 53 (9.08%) Entity Framework
17 51 (8.73%) JSON
18 46 (7.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.82%) User Experience
3 28 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (4.28%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.08%) EPoS
8 17 (2.91%) Fintech
9 15 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.57%) Social Media
10 14 (2.40%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.86%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.86%) NHS
13 5 (0.86%) Replication
13 5 (0.86%) Smart Meter
13 5 (0.86%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.86%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.16%) Linux
1 36 (6.16%) Windows
2 13 (2.23%) Unix
3 7 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.86%) Android
5 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.34%) watchOS
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (28.60%) MVC
3 89 (15.24%) Web Development
4 88 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
5 84 (14.38%) TDD
6 79 (13.53%) Software Engineering
7 75 (12.84%) Mentoring
8 73 (12.50%) Scrum
9 66 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (10.79%) Microservices
11 57 (9.76%) OO
12 48 (8.22%) DevOps
12 48 (8.22%) SDLC
13 47 (8.05%) Unit Testing
14 44 (7.53%) Test Automation
15 41 (7.02%) E-Commerce
16 40 (6.85%) Front End Development
17 31 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (4.97%) Continuous Delivery
19 28 (4.79%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 325 (55.65%) JavaScript
2 267 (45.72%) C#
3 247 (42.29%) SQL
4 181 (30.99%) Java
5 62 (10.62%) Java 8
6 56 (9.59%) T-SQL
7 53 (9.08%) PHP
7 53 (9.08%) VB.NET
8 34 (5.82%) Python
9 28 (4.79%) PL/SQL
10 26 (4.45%) TypeScript
11 22 (3.77%) Scala
12 20 (3.42%) Perl
13 15 (2.57%) VB
13 15 (2.57%) VB6
14 13 (2.23%) Groovy
15 10 (1.71%) C++
16 7 (1.20%) Ruby
17 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (7.19%) Degree
2 13 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.71%) MCP
4 10 (1.71%) MCPD
5 9 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.37%) DBS Check
7 7 (1.20%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.86%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.34%) MCSE
11 1 (0.17%) ISEB
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.42%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.51%) GDPR
4 2 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (8.05%) Docker
2 7 (1.20%) HDFS
3 5 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (5.14%) Puppet
2 19 (3.25%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.20%) Oozie
5 5 (0.86%) Marathon
5 5 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.86%) Terraform
6 3 (0.51%) Ansible
6 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.17%) Mesos
7 1 (0.17%) rkt
Vendors
1 127 (21.75%) Microsoft
2 69 (11.82%) Oracle
3 20 (3.42%) Google
4 15 (2.57%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.54%) Zend
6 8 (1.37%) Telerik
7 7 (1.20%) Twitter
8 5 (0.86%) Adobe
8 5 (0.86%) ForgeRock
8 5 (0.86%) hybris
9 4 (0.68%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.68%) Informatica
9 4 (0.68%) Tableau
10 3 (0.51%) Apple
10 3 (0.51%) Fujitsu
10 3 (0.51%) SAP
11 2 (0.34%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.34%) RedGate
11 2 (0.34%) UiPath
12 1 (0.17%) T-Plan