Period
to 4 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 47 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 484 246 606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.53% 5.15% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 5.40% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 379 208 560
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

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 9,962 4,555 10,951
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 95.37% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7,438 3,751 9,209
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the Midlands

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the Midlands

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 -10 300 £60,000 +15.38% 71
East Midlands -16 160 £52,500 -4.55% 35
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 223 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (38.22%) JavaScript
3 166 (34.30%) .NET
4 156 (32.23%) HTML
5 148 (30.58%) CSS
6 142 (29.34%) C#
7 124 (25.62%) Azure
7 124 (25.62%) AngularJS
8 120 (24.79%) SQL
9 111 (22.93%) React
10 109 (22.52%) Python
11 107 (22.11%) MVC
12 94 (19.42%) Greenfield Project
13 92 (19.01%) Java
14 91 (18.80%) Microsoft
15 86 (17.77%) SQL Server
15 86 (17.77%) Front End Development
16 83 (17.15%) ASP.NET
17 79 (16.32%) RESTful
18 77 (15.91%) HTML5
19 76 (15.70%) DevOps
20 74 (15.29%) Django
20 74 (15.29%) Git (software)
21 70 (14.46%) REST
22 69 (14.26%) User Experience
23 68 (14.05%) Docker
24 67 (13.84%) Mentoring
25 64 (13.22%) AWS
26 62 (12.81%) TDD
26 62 (12.81%) Spring

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 23 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.69%) Confluence
3 11 (2.27%) CMS
4 9 (1.86%) Apache
5 7 (1.45%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.03%) IIS
7 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.62%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.62%) JBoss
8 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.41%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.41%) WordPress
10 1 (0.21%) Documentum
10 1 (0.21%) Moodle
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Shopify
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 124 (25.62%) Azure
2 64 (13.22%) AWS
3 55 (11.36%) SaaS
4 20 (4.13%) GCP
5 12 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.07%) npm
7 9 (1.86%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.65%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.65%) Azure Machine Learning
8 8 (1.65%) Azure Service Bus
9 7 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.45%) Serverless
10 6 (1.24%) GitHub
10 6 (1.24%) PaaS
11 5 (1.03%) NuGet
12 4 (0.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 4 (0.83%) Azure Event Grid
12 4 (0.83%) Azure Functions
12 4 (0.83%) Azure Stack
12 4 (0.83%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.27%) HTTP
2 7 (1.45%) Internet
3 5 (1.03%) MQTT
4 3 (0.62%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.85%) MySQL
3 21 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.93%) Redis
4 19 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.89%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.69%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.65%) Big Data
10 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.45%) Power BI
12 5 (1.03%) Spotfire
13 4 (0.83%) GIS
13 4 (0.83%) OLAP
13 4 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (0.83%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 74 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.37%) JIRA
3 20 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.72%) Selenium
5 16 (3.31%) Visual Studio Code
6 14 (2.89%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.27%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.07%) PHPUnit
9 8 (1.65%) NUnit
10 7 (1.45%) GitLab
10 7 (1.45%) Jasmine
10 7 (1.45%) webpack
11 6 (1.24%) JUnit
11 6 (1.24%) Maven
12 5 (1.03%) ESLint
12 5 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.62%) git-flow
14 3 (0.62%) Mockito
General
1 46 (9.50%) Social Skills
2 35 (7.23%) Finance
3 27 (5.58%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.13%) Retail
5 18 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.51%) Law
7 12 (2.48%) Games
7 12 (2.48%) Marketing
8 6 (1.24%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (0.83%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.62%) Automotive
10 3 (0.62%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (34.30%) .NET
2 156 (32.23%) HTML
3 148 (30.58%) CSS
4 124 (25.62%) AngularJS
5 111 (22.93%) React
6 83 (17.15%) ASP.NET
7 79 (16.32%) RESTful
8 77 (15.91%) HTML5
9 74 (15.29%) Django
10 70 (14.46%) REST
11 62 (12.81%) Spring
12 45 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (8.68%) .NET Core
14 37 (7.64%) jQuery
15 35 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (7.02%) Kafka
17 32 (6.61%) Vue.js
18 27 (5.58%) Web Services
19 25 (5.17%) Sass
20 23 (4.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 94 (19.42%) Greenfield Project
2 69 (14.26%) User Experience
3 34 (7.02%) Social Media
4 20 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.93%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (1.03%) Industry 4.0
9 5 (1.03%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.41%) Legacy Applications
11 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.41%) PMI
11 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.34%) Linux
2 13 (2.69%) Android
2 13 (2.69%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.27%) Windows
4 9 (1.86%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.41%) CentOS
5 2 (0.41%) Unix
6 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (22.11%) MVC
3 86 (17.77%) Front End Development
4 76 (15.70%) DevOps
5 67 (13.84%) Mentoring
6 62 (12.81%) TDD
7 60 (12.40%) Full Stack Development
8 56 (11.57%) Microservices
9 54 (11.16%) Scrum
10 51 (10.54%) Software Engineering
11 44 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (8.06%) Web Development
13 38 (7.85%) Unit Testing
14 36 (7.44%) Technical Leadership
15 28 (5.79%) SDLC
15 28 (5.79%) Test Automation
16 27 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (5.17%) Decision-Making
18 24 (4.96%) OOP
19 23 (4.75%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 185 (38.22%) JavaScript
2 142 (29.34%) C#
3 120 (24.79%) SQL
4 109 (22.52%) Python
5 92 (19.01%) Java
6 44 (9.09%) PHP
7 36 (7.44%) T-SQL
8 30 (6.20%) TypeScript
9 20 (4.13%) Java 8
10 16 (3.31%) Apex Code
11 12 (2.48%) PHP 7
11 12 (2.48%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.07%) ES6
13 8 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.45%) Go
14 7 (1.45%) Ruby
15 6 (1.24%) Kotlin
15 6 (1.24%) Scala
16 5 (1.03%) Rust
17 4 (0.83%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 20 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.31%) Degree
4 6 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.62%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.51%) QA
2 8 (1.65%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.83%) GDPR
4 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 68 (14.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (6.61%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.48%) Terraform
3 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.21%) Packer
Vendors
1 91 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.51%) ServiceNow
3 16 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (3.10%) Oracle
5 12 (2.48%) Google
6 9 (1.86%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.86%) Zend
7 8 (1.65%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.24%) Adobe
8 6 (1.24%) Facebook
9 5 (1.03%) IBM
9 5 (1.03%) SAP
9 5 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.03%) Twitter
10 4 (0.83%) Cognos
10 4 (0.83%) HubSpot
10 4 (0.83%) Optimizely
11 3 (0.62%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.62%) Guidewire
11 3 (0.62%) Telerik