Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 43 59
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 616 804 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.41% 5.26% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 5.44% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 549 758 742
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 13,479 14,792 17,926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.72% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10,731 12,298 14,265
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,500 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -20 364 £50,000 +11.11% 47
East Midlands -2 251 £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 21 August 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.

1 362 (58.77%) JavaScript
2 292 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (46.59%) C#
4 260 (42.21%) HTML
5 254 (41.23%) .NET
6 252 (40.91%) SQL
7 242 (39.29%) CSS
8 194 (31.49%) MVC
9 187 (30.36%) SQL Server
10 183 (29.71%) Java
11 167 (27.11%) AngularJS
12 156 (25.32%) ASP.NET
13 138 (22.40%) jQuery
14 131 (21.27%) RESTful
15 126 (20.45%) Git (software)
15 126 (20.45%) Spring
16 120 (19.48%) Microsoft
17 105 (17.05%) TDD
18 96 (15.58%) Software Engineering
19 95 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
19 95 (15.42%) HTML5
20 92 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
21 89 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web API
22 88 (14.29%) Web Services
23 86 (13.96%) Finance
23 86 (13.96%) Web Development
24 85 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
24 85 (13.80%) Scrum
24 85 (13.80%) Java 8
25 84 (13.64%) 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 23 (3.73%) Apache
2 19 (3.08%) JBoss
3 17 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.44%) CMS
5 14 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.95%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.95%) NServiceBus
6 12 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.30%) IIS
9 7 (1.14%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.97%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.97%) Confluence
10 6 (0.97%) WildFly
11 5 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.81%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.81%) WordPress
12 2 (0.32%) DNN
13 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.65%) Magento
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 95 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.38%) SaaS
4 13 (2.11%) PaaS
5 11 (1.79%) GitHub
6 10 (1.62%) Office 365
7 9 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.30%) Force.com
8 8 (1.30%) Serverless
9 5 (0.81%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.65%) Fastly
10 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.65%) Stackdriver
11 3 (0.49%) IaaS
12 2 (0.32%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.32%) Slack
12 2 (0.32%) Trello
13 1 (0.16%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.95%) Internet
2 9 (1.46%) HTTP
3 7 (1.14%) Intranet
4 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.65%) DNS
5 4 (0.65%) SMS
6 3 (0.49%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.49%) SSL
6 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.32%) DHCP
7 2 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 64 (10.39%) Relational Database
3 63 (10.23%) MySQL
4 47 (7.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 42 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (6.33%) NoSQL
7 37 (6.01%) MongoDB
8 29 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (4.06%) Big Data
10 24 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (3.73%) Power BI
12 20 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.79%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.79%) SSDT
16 10 (1.62%) RDBMS
17 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
18 8 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 126 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 65 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (7.47%) webpack
4 43 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 39 (6.33%) Maven
6 37 (6.01%) JUnit
7 33 (5.36%) Visual Studio
8 29 (4.71%) Jasmine
8 29 (4.71%) Subversion
9 28 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (4.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 24 (3.90%) Cucumber
11 24 (3.90%) PhantomJS
12 23 (3.73%) Mockito
13 22 (3.57%) JIRA
14 17 (2.76%) Hudson
15 16 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (2.44%) JBehave
17 11 (1.79%) SpecFlow
17 11 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 86 (13.96%) Finance
2 53 (8.60%) Retail
3 24 (3.90%) Marketing
4 16 (2.60%) Advertising
4 16 (2.60%) Games
4 16 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.27%) Legal
6 9 (1.46%) Automotive
7 8 (1.30%) Banking
8 5 (0.81%) Publishing
9 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.49%) Electronics
10 3 (0.49%) Law
10 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (42.21%) HTML
2 254 (41.23%) .NET
3 242 (39.29%) CSS
4 167 (27.11%) AngularJS
5 156 (25.32%) ASP.NET
6 138 (22.40%) jQuery
7 131 (21.27%) RESTful
8 126 (20.45%) Spring
9 95 (15.42%) HTML5
10 92 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 89 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 88 (14.29%) Web Services
13 84 (13.64%) Hibernate
14 80 (12.99%) React
15 79 (12.82%) Entity Framework
16 67 (10.88%) JSON
17 65 (10.55%) .NET Framework
18 54 (8.77%) Node.js
19 50 (8.12%) REST
20 47 (7.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.87%) Computer Science
1 30 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
1 30 (4.87%) Mobile App
2 29 (4.71%) User Experience
3 26 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.25%) Fintech
5 16 (2.60%) Social Media
6 15 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.62%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.30%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.14%) NHS
9 7 (1.14%) Replication
10 6 (0.97%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.81%) Animation
11 5 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (0.81%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.65%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.65%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.33%) Linux
2 22 (3.57%) Windows
3 13 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.62%) Unix
5 9 (1.46%) Android
6 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (31.49%) MVC
3 105 (17.05%) TDD
4 96 (15.58%) Software Engineering
5 86 (13.96%) Web Development
6 85 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
6 85 (13.80%) Scrum
7 71 (11.53%) Microservices
7 71 (11.53%) Unit Testing
8 69 (11.20%) Mentoring
9 62 (10.06%) E-Commerce
10 61 (9.90%) SDLC
11 58 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (7.95%) Test Automation
13 43 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (6.82%) BDD
15 41 (6.66%) Analytics
16 40 (6.49%) OO
17 34 (5.52%) Front End Development
18 28 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 362 (58.77%) JavaScript
2 287 (46.59%) C#
3 252 (40.91%) SQL
4 183 (29.71%) Java
5 85 (13.80%) Java 8
6 62 (10.06%) T-SQL
7 60 (9.74%) PHP
8 40 (6.49%) VB.NET
9 21 (3.41%) Scala
10 20 (3.25%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.25%) Python
11 19 (3.08%) ES6
11 19 (3.08%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.27%) C++
13 13 (2.11%) Groovy
14 11 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.62%) Ruby
16 9 (1.46%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.46%) C
16 9 (1.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 47 (7.63%) Degree
2 18 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.79%) MCP
4 11 (1.79%) MCPD
5 8 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.14%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.97%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.32%) MCSE
8 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.79%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.32%) GDPR
4 2 (0.32%) SEPA
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (10.39%) Docker
2 5 (0.81%) Varnish
3 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.32%) Samba
3 2 (0.32%) Squid
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (2.11%) Marathon
1 13 (2.11%) Puppet
2 9 (1.46%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.81%) Terraform
4 3 (0.49%) Ansible
4 3 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
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%) Mesos
6 1 (0.16%) Oozie
6 1 (0.16%) rkt
Vendors
1 120 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.25%) Oracle
3 35 (5.68%) Google
4 16 (2.60%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.79%) Tableau
6 9 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.46%) Twitter
7 8 (1.30%) Zend
8 5 (0.81%) Adobe
8 5 (0.81%) hybris
8 5 (0.81%) Hyperion
8 5 (0.81%) Informatica
9 4 (0.65%) Apple
10 2 (0.32%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.32%) NetApp
10 2 (0.32%) RedGate
10 2 (0.32%) SAP
10 2 (0.32%) Telerik
11 1 (0.16%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.16%) UiPath