Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands 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 Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 55 72
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 778 915 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.02% 5.04% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 5.21% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 751 830 657
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 14984 17574 17770
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.75% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12357 13900 14629
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,781 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +3 478 £47,500 +5.56% 27
East Midlands +6 301 £45,000 -1.10% 30
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 457 (58.74%) JavaScript
2 385 (49.49%) HTML
3 382 (49.10%) C#
4 355 (45.63%) CSS
5 340 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
6 338 (43.44%) .NET
7 307 (39.46%) SQL
8 243 (31.23%) AngularJS
9 238 (30.59%) MVC
10 235 (30.21%) SQL Server
11 195 (25.06%) ASP.NET
12 186 (23.91%) jQuery
13 165 (21.21%) Java
14 157 (20.18%) Microsoft
15 149 (19.15%) MySQL
15 149 (19.15%) HTML5
16 139 (17.87%) Web Development
17 134 (17.22%) TDD
18 131 (16.84%) PHP
19 114 (14.65%) RESTful
20 106 (13.62%) Git (software)
21 105 (13.50%) Finance
22 101 (12.98%) CSS3
23 95 (12.21%) OO
24 92 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
25 91 (11.70%) NoSQL
26 90 (11.57%) Mentoring
27 89 (11.44%) Node.js
28 88 (11.31%) XML
29 87 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure

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 44 (5.66%) CMS
2 26 (3.34%) Apache
3 23 (2.96%) JBoss
4 21 (2.70%) Drupal
5 19 (2.44%) IIS
6 17 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.93%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.93%) Umbraco
8 14 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.16%) Confluence
11 8 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.03%) NServiceBus
11 8 (1.03%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.64%) nginx
13 4 (0.51%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.51%) WordPress
14 3 (0.39%) DNN
Applications
1 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.80%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.64%) Moqups
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.16%) Magento
3 5 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.64%) Shopify
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 87 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.73%) SaaS
4 15 (1.93%) PaaS
5 14 (1.80%) Force.com
6 8 (1.03%) Firebase
6 8 (1.03%) GitHub
7 7 (0.90%) Bluemix
7 7 (0.90%) IaaS
7 7 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (0.77%) npm
9 3 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.26%) Serverless
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.13%) Google Play
11 1 (0.13%) Office 365
11 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.06%) HTTP
2 11 (1.41%) Internet
3 10 (1.29%) DNS
4 8 (1.03%) DHCP
5 7 (0.90%) AMQP
6 5 (0.64%) LDAP
6 5 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.26%) ATM
7 2 (0.26%) Intranet
7 2 (0.26%) SMS
7 2 (0.26%) SMTP
8 1 (0.13%) Extranet
8 1 (0.13%) Firewall
8 1 (0.13%) SAN
8 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (30.21%) SQL Server
2 149 (19.15%) MySQL
3 91 (11.70%) NoSQL
4 71 (9.13%) MongoDB
5 41 (5.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 36 (4.63%) Big Data
8 34 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 18 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (1.41%) Power BI
15 10 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.16%) QlikView
17 8 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
17 8 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 106 (13.62%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 54 (6.94%) Visual Studio
4 48 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (5.78%) Subversion
6 27 (3.47%) JIRA
7 25 (3.21%) JUnit
7 25 (3.21%) Maven
8 20 (2.57%) gulp
9 18 (2.31%) SpecFlow
10 17 (2.19%) PHPUnit
10 17 (2.19%) Selenium
11 16 (2.06%) webpack
12 15 (1.93%) Grunt
13 14 (1.80%) NUnit
14 11 (1.41%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.16%) Jasmine
15 9 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
16 8 (1.03%) PhantomJS
General
1 105 (13.50%) Finance
2 38 (4.88%) Retail
3 36 (4.63%) Marketing
4 30 (3.86%) Advertising
5 27 (3.47%) Electronics
6 25 (3.21%) Games
7 24 (3.08%) Banking
8 17 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.41%) Legal
10 7 (0.90%) Automotive
11 6 (0.77%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.64%) Back Office
12 5 (0.64%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (49.49%) HTML
2 355 (45.63%) CSS
3 338 (43.44%) .NET
4 243 (31.23%) AngularJS
5 195 (25.06%) ASP.NET
6 186 (23.91%) jQuery
7 149 (19.15%) HTML5
8 114 (14.65%) RESTful
9 101 (12.98%) CSS3
10 92 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 89 (11.44%) Node.js
12 88 (11.31%) XML
13 82 (10.54%) Web Services
14 81 (10.41%) Spring
15 72 (9.25%) .NET Framework
16 70 (9.00%) React
17 64 (8.23%) Hibernate
18 61 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
19 60 (7.71%) Entity Framework
20 58 (7.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (7.33%) User Experience
3 44 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.70%) NHS
7 20 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.44%) Social Media
9 15 (1.93%) Fintech
10 8 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.90%) HoloLens
11 7 (0.90%) HTC Vive
11 7 (0.90%) Oculus Rift
12 6 (0.77%) Replication
13 5 (0.64%) Arduino
13 5 (0.64%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (0.51%) iPad
14 4 (0.51%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.74%) Linux
2 30 (3.86%) Windows
3 27 (3.47%) Android
4 23 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.80%) Unix
6 3 (0.39%) Debian
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) AIX
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (30.59%) MVC
3 139 (17.87%) Web Development
4 134 (17.22%) TDD
5 95 (12.21%) OO
6 90 (11.57%) Mentoring
7 83 (10.67%) Unit Testing
8 78 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (9.90%) Microservices
10 68 (8.74%) Software Engineering
11 67 (8.61%) E-Commerce
12 65 (8.35%) Front End Development
13 61 (7.84%) Scrum
14 57 (7.33%) SDLC
15 47 (6.04%) OOP
16 45 (5.78%) Line Management
16 45 (5.78%) Test Automation
17 44 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (5.53%) BDD
18 43 (5.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 457 (58.74%) JavaScript
2 382 (49.10%) C#
3 307 (39.46%) SQL
4 165 (21.21%) Java
5 131 (16.84%) PHP
6 47 (6.04%) C
7 46 (5.91%) C++
8 43 (5.53%) T-SQL
9 39 (5.01%) VB.NET
10 36 (4.63%) Python
11 25 (3.21%) TypeScript
12 20 (2.57%) VB
13 17 (2.19%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.93%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.41%) Perl
16 10 (1.29%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.29%) Ruby
17 9 (1.16%) Go
17 9 (1.16%) XPath
18 8 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (8.35%) Degree
2 24 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.03%) MCP
4 8 (1.03%) MCPD
4 8 (1.03%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.51%) MCSD
7 2 (0.26%) MCTS
7 2 (0.26%) OCP
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.01%) QA
2 13 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) Section 508
4 1 (0.13%) TickIT
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (4.50%) Docker
2 8 (1.03%) Samba
2 8 (1.03%) Squid
3 5 (0.64%) Firmware
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.41%) Ansible
2 7 (0.90%) Puppet
3 3 (0.39%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 157 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.84%) Oracle
3 41 (5.27%) Google
4 19 (2.44%) Xamarin
5 16 (2.06%) Zend
6 15 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.67%) IBM
8 12 (1.54%) Twitter
9 9 (1.16%) Informatica
10 8 (1.03%) Facebook
10 8 (1.03%) NetApp
11 7 (0.90%) Adobe
11 7 (0.90%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.64%) Remedy
12 5 (0.64%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.64%) Xero
13 3 (0.39%) Cognos
13 3 (0.39%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.39%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.26%) Sybase