Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 45 55
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 627 783 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.34% 5.07% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 5.23% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 591 725 684
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.69%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 13,989 14,983 17,811
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 97.10% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11,206 12,336 14,350
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 May 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 May 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 -13 381 £47,500 +5.56% 54
East Midlands -8 252 £50,000 +11.11% 39
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 379 (60.45%) JavaScript
2 288 (45.93%) C#
3 286 (45.61%) HTML
4 281 (44.82%) CSS
5 259 (41.31%) .NET
6 256 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
7 254 (40.51%) SQL
8 205 (32.70%) MVC
9 190 (30.30%) SQL Server
10 173 (27.59%) ASP.NET
11 158 (25.20%) jQuery
12 152 (24.24%) Java
13 146 (23.29%) AngularJS
14 123 (19.62%) RESTful
15 109 (17.38%) Microsoft
16 106 (16.91%) Git (software)
17 104 (16.59%) Web Development
18 101 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 100 (15.95%) Spring
20 99 (15.79%) PHP
21 91 (14.51%) Software Engineering
22 84 (13.40%) TDD
23 82 (13.08%) Web Services
23 82 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
24 81 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
25 78 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
26 75 (11.96%) HTML5
26 75 (11.96%) Entity Framework
27 74 (11.80%) Unit Testing
28 73 (11.64%) Hibernate

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 26 (4.15%) JBoss
2 24 (3.83%) Apache
3 16 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.23%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.23%) WordPress
5 13 (2.07%) CMS
6 12 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.75%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.75%) Confluence
8 9 (1.44%) NServiceBus
8 9 (1.44%) WildFly
9 8 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.12%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.12%) IIS
10 7 (1.12%) nginx
11 6 (0.96%) OpenEdge
11 6 (0.96%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.80%) Drupal
13 4 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.44%) Magento
2 8 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 82 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.55%) Force.com
3 16 (2.55%) GitHub
3 16 (2.55%) SaaS
4 7 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.96%) PaaS
5 6 (0.96%) Serverless
6 4 (0.64%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.64%) IaaS
6 4 (0.64%) Office 365
7 3 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.32%) AdWords
8 2 (0.32%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.32%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.32%) Trello
9 1 (0.16%) Slack
9 1 (0.16%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.91%) HTTP
2 10 (1.59%) Internet
3 8 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.12%) SSH
5 6 (0.96%) DNS
6 4 (0.64%) DHCP
7 3 (0.48%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.48%) SSL
7 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.32%) SMS
9 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.48%) MySQL
3 43 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 40 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (5.42%) MongoDB
7 33 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 33 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (4.47%) Big Data
9 24 (3.83%) Power BI
10 20 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (1.28%) RavenDB
15 7 (1.12%) Event Store
15 7 (1.12%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.12%) Redis
15 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (1.12%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 106 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 56 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (6.54%) webpack
4 37 (5.90%) Subversion
5 32 (5.10%) JUnit
5 32 (5.10%) Maven
6 29 (4.63%) JIRA
7 28 (4.47%) Visual Studio
8 23 (3.67%) Jenkins
9 21 (3.35%) Jasmine
10 20 (3.19%) Mockito
11 19 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
12 18 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (2.87%) PhantomJS
13 17 (2.71%) NUnit
14 14 (2.23%) MSTest
15 13 (2.07%) Hudson
15 13 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (1.59%) Bitbucket
16 10 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 72 (11.48%) Finance
2 41 (6.54%) Retail
3 19 (3.03%) Marketing
4 17 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.39%) Banking
5 15 (2.39%) Games
6 11 (1.75%) Advertising
6 11 (1.75%) Automotive
6 11 (1.75%) Legal
7 7 (1.12%) Electronics
8 6 (0.96%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.48%) Law
10 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (45.61%) HTML
2 281 (44.82%) CSS
3 259 (41.31%) .NET
4 173 (27.59%) ASP.NET
5 158 (25.20%) jQuery
6 146 (23.29%) AngularJS
7 123 (19.62%) RESTful
8 101 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 100 (15.95%) Spring
10 82 (13.08%) Web Services
11 81 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 75 (11.96%) Entity Framework
12 75 (11.96%) HTML5
13 73 (11.64%) Hibernate
14 70 (11.16%) React
15 68 (10.85%) .NET Framework
16 58 (9.25%) Node.js
17 56 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 55 (8.77%) JSON
19 46 (7.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 36 (5.74%) User Experience
3 34 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 33 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.35%) Fintech
7 17 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.96%) Blog
8 6 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 6 (0.96%) SWIFT
9 5 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.80%) Animation
9 5 (0.80%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.64%) NHS
10 4 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (0.64%) VLE
11 3 (0.48%) Clustering
11 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.09%) Linux
2 18 (2.87%) Windows
3 16 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.07%) Android
5 10 (1.59%) Unix
6 4 (0.64%) CentOS
7 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (32.70%) MVC
3 104 (16.59%) Web Development
4 91 (14.51%) Software Engineering
5 84 (13.40%) TDD
6 78 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (11.80%) Unit Testing
8 71 (11.32%) Microservices
8 71 (11.32%) Scrum
9 65 (10.37%) E-Commerce
10 53 (8.45%) Mentoring
11 51 (8.13%) OO
12 50 (7.97%) SDLC
13 47 (7.50%) Test Automation
14 41 (6.54%) Analytics
14 41 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (6.54%) Front End Development
15 35 (5.58%) BDD
15 35 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (4.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 379 (60.45%) JavaScript
2 288 (45.93%) C#
3 254 (40.51%) SQL
4 152 (24.24%) Java
5 99 (15.79%) PHP
6 54 (8.61%) T-SQL
7 50 (7.97%) Java 8
8 36 (5.74%) VB.NET
9 29 (4.63%) C++
10 26 (4.15%) ES6
11 23 (3.67%) C
12 21 (3.35%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.87%) Apex Code
14 17 (2.71%) Python
15 12 (1.91%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.59%) Go
17 9 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.44%) Ruby
17 9 (1.44%) Scala
18 7 (1.12%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 48 (7.66%) Degree
2 22 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.28%) MCP
4 8 (1.28%) MCPD
5 5 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) MCSD
6 1 (0.16%) MCTS
6 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.07%) QA
2 6 (0.96%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.96%) SEPA
3 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 70 (11.16%) Docker
2 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.64%) Samba
3 4 (0.64%) Squid
4 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (2.07%) Puppet
2 8 (1.28%) Marathon
3 6 (0.96%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.64%) Ansible
4 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) Ambari
5 2 (0.32%) cPanel
5 2 (0.32%) logstash
6 1 (0.16%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 109 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.66%) Oracle
3 46 (7.34%) Google
4 18 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (2.87%) Xamarin
5 12 (1.91%) Tableau
6 10 (1.59%) Apple
7 6 (0.96%) Progress
7 6 (0.96%) Telerik
7 6 (0.96%) Twitter
8 5 (0.80%) WooCommerce
8 5 (0.80%) Zend
9 4 (0.64%) NetApp
10 3 (0.48%) Misys
11 2 (0.32%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.32%) Informatica
11 2 (0.32%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.32%) Sybase
12 1 (0.16%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.16%) Pega