Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 51 60
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 691 797 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.52% 4.89% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 5.03% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 660 728 698
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £54,125
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 14,816 15,832 17,432
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 97.06% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,972 12,664 14,282
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -3 423 £47,500 +5.56% 71
East Midlands -8 274 £47,500 +4.40% 62
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 424 (61.36%) JavaScript
2 349 (50.51%) HTML
3 323 (46.74%) CSS
4 278 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
5 274 (39.65%) C#
6 262 (37.92%) SQL
7 245 (35.46%) .NET
8 204 (29.52%) MVC
9 186 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 177 (25.62%) Java
11 172 (24.89%) jQuery
12 164 (23.73%) ASP.NET
13 157 (22.72%) AngularJS
14 150 (21.71%) PHP
15 138 (19.97%) MySQL
16 117 (16.93%) HTML5
17 115 (16.64%) RESTful
18 114 (16.50%) Web Development
19 110 (15.92%) Microsoft
20 87 (12.59%) Node.js
20 87 (12.59%) Finance
21 86 (12.45%) TDD
21 86 (12.45%) Git (software)
22 83 (12.01%) Spring
23 82 (11.87%) OO
24 81 (11.72%) Linux
25 78 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
26 75 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC
27 74 (10.71%) XML
28 73 (10.56%) Mentoring

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 29 (4.20%) Apache
2 25 (3.62%) CMS
2 25 (3.62%) JBoss
3 18 (2.60%) Drupal
4 16 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.03%) Confluence
5 14 (2.03%) IIS
5 14 (2.03%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.45%) WordPress
7 9 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.30%) NServiceBus
8 8 (1.16%) Sitefinity
9 7 (1.01%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.87%) nginx
10 6 (0.87%) OpenEdge
10 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.58%) WildFly
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.74%) Magento
2 8 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 78 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.18%) Force.com
4 11 (1.59%) GitHub
4 11 (1.59%) SaaS
5 6 (0.87%) npm
6 5 (0.72%) Serverless
7 4 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (0.58%) Office 365
8 3 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.43%) IaaS
8 3 (0.43%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) AdWords
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.14%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.60%) HTTP
2 12 (1.74%) DNS
3 10 (1.45%) DHCP
3 10 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.01%) AMQP
5 6 (0.87%) Internet
5 6 (0.87%) SSH
6 2 (0.29%) ATM
6 2 (0.29%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.29%) SMS
6 2 (0.29%) SMTP
6 2 (0.29%) SSL
6 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 138 (19.97%) MySQL
3 59 (8.54%) NoSQL
4 40 (5.79%) MongoDB
5 38 (5.50%) Big Data
6 31 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.30%) Power BI
14 9 (1.30%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (1.16%) OLTP
16 5 (0.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 86 (12.45%) Git (software)
2 52 (7.53%) Subversion
3 48 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (4.34%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 28 (4.05%) Maven
6 25 (3.62%) JIRA
7 23 (3.33%) JUnit
8 21 (3.04%) webpack
9 15 (2.17%) gulp
9 15 (2.17%) NUnit
10 14 (2.03%) PHPUnit
11 13 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.59%) Grunt
12 11 (1.59%) Selenium
13 10 (1.45%) Bitbucket
14 9 (1.30%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.30%) Moq
14 9 (1.30%) MSTest
14 9 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 87 (12.59%) Finance
2 30 (4.34%) Marketing
3 24 (3.47%) Retail
4 23 (3.33%) Banking
4 23 (3.33%) Games
5 17 (2.46%) Advertising
6 10 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.30%) Automotive
7 9 (1.30%) Electronics
8 6 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.72%) Back Office
10 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (50.51%) HTML
2 323 (46.74%) CSS
3 245 (35.46%) .NET
4 172 (24.89%) jQuery
5 164 (23.73%) ASP.NET
6 157 (22.72%) AngularJS
7 117 (16.93%) HTML5
8 115 (16.64%) RESTful
9 87 (12.59%) Node.js
10 83 (12.01%) Spring
11 75 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 74 (10.71%) XML
13 72 (10.42%) .NET Framework
14 71 (10.27%) Web Services
15 70 (10.13%) CSS3
16 67 (9.70%) Hibernate
17 66 (9.55%) Entity Framework
18 56 (8.10%) React
19 54 (7.81%) LAMP
20 49 (7.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.83%) Computer Science
2 50 (7.24%) User Experience
3 42 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 22 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.32%) Fintech
8 9 (1.30%) Social Media
9 8 (1.16%) NHS
10 6 (0.87%) Blog
11 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.58%) HoloLens
11 4 (0.58%) HTC Vive
11 4 (0.58%) Oculus Rift
11 4 (0.58%) Replication
11 4 (0.58%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.72%) Linux
2 20 (2.89%) Windows
3 17 (2.46%) Unix
4 14 (2.03%) Android
5 13 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.72%) CentOS
7 3 (0.43%) Debian
8 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (29.52%) MVC
3 114 (16.50%) Web Development
4 86 (12.45%) TDD
5 82 (11.87%) OO
6 73 (10.56%) Mentoring
7 71 (10.27%) Front End Development
7 71 (10.27%) Software Engineering
8 68 (9.84%) Microservices
9 66 (9.55%) Unit Testing
10 64 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (8.25%) Scrum
12 53 (7.67%) OOP
13 50 (7.24%) Test Automation
14 49 (7.09%) E-Commerce
15 46 (6.66%) SDLC
16 42 (6.08%) SOA
17 35 (5.07%) ETL
18 32 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (4.34%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 424 (61.36%) JavaScript
2 274 (39.65%) C#
3 262 (37.92%) SQL
4 177 (25.62%) Java
5 150 (21.71%) PHP
6 51 (7.38%) C++
7 50 (7.24%) C
8 38 (5.50%) Python
9 37 (5.35%) VB.NET
10 27 (3.91%) T-SQL
11 24 (3.47%) Apex Code
12 17 (2.46%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.17%) ES6
14 13 (1.88%) Go
14 13 (1.88%) Perl
15 12 (1.74%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.59%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.59%) VB
17 10 (1.45%) Ruby
18 7 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (8.83%) Degree
2 27 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.74%) MCP
5 12 (1.74%) MCPD
6 9 (1.30%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) OCP
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.14%) MCSD
9 1 (0.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.35%) QA
2 11 (1.59%) SLA
3 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.58%) SEPA
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) TickIT
6 1 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.14%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 54 (7.81%) Docker
2 10 (1.45%) Samba
2 10 (1.45%) Squid
3 5 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.17%) Puppet
2 10 (1.45%) Ansible
3 7 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.29%) Terraform
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 110 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.39%) Google
3 53 (7.67%) Oracle
4 24 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.03%) Xamarin
6 13 (1.88%) Zend
7 11 (1.59%) Twitter
8 10 (1.45%) NetApp
9 8 (1.16%) Apple
10 7 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.87%) Progress
11 6 (0.87%) Telerik
12 5 (0.72%) IBM
12 5 (0.72%) Remedy
12 5 (0.72%) WooCommerce
13 3 (0.43%) Cognos
13 3 (0.43%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.43%) Misys
14 2 (0.29%) SAP
14 2 (0.29%) Sybase