The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 53 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 278 274 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.40% 4.39% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 4.56% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 263 208 168
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4990 6014 5559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.93% 96.35% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4731 4633
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +33 129 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Staffordshire +20 31 £40,000 - 3
Warwickshire -28 31 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Coventry -9 30 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Solihull +13 20 £36,000 -5.88% 1
Worcestershire -2 19 £47,500 +45.03% 3
Herefordshire -7 11 £47,500 +46.15%
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £45,000 -
Shropshire +4 7 £40,000 -11.11%
West Bromwich - 2 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton +8 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £43,500 - 1
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 302 (61.13%) JavaScript
2 299 (60.53%) HTML
3 292 (59.11%) CSS
4 272 (55.06%) .NET
5 269 (54.45%) C#
6 211 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
7 190 (38.46%) MVC
8 178 (36.03%) SQL
9 168 (34.01%) AngularJS
10 163 (33.00%) SQL Server
11 138 (27.94%) Microsoft
12 127 (25.71%) ASP.NET
13 121 (24.49%) TDD
13 121 (24.49%) HTML5
14 108 (21.86%) Web Development
15 107 (21.66%) PHP
16 105 (21.26%) MySQL
17 104 (21.05%) jQuery
18 87 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
19 83 (16.80%) MongoDB
20 82 (16.60%) Git (software)
21 79 (15.99%) Finance
22 74 (14.98%) NoSQL
23 72 (14.57%) REST
24 70 (14.17%) Java
25 68 (13.77%) .NET Framework
26 66 (13.36%) Visual Studio
26 66 (13.36%) React
27 65 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
28 64 (12.96%) E-Commerce

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 (8.91%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (7.89%) nginx
3 36 (7.29%) Apache
4 22 (4.45%) CMS
5 11 (2.23%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.82%) Drupal
6 9 (1.82%) JBoss
7 8 (1.62%) WordPress
8 7 (1.42%) IIS
9 6 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.21%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.81%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.61%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.61%) WildFly
12 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.82%) 3ds Max
2 9 (1.82%) Maya
3 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) Magento
3 2 (0.40%) Shopify
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.20%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (6.07%) Amazon S3
4 30 (6.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 29 (5.87%) SaaS
6 26 (5.26%) GitHub
7 16 (3.24%) PaaS
8 9 (1.82%) Firebase
9 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.61%) Slack
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.40%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.40%) IaaS
10 2 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.40%) TestFlight
11 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.21%) HTTP
2 5 (1.01%) Skype
3 4 (0.81%) Internet
4 3 (0.61%) Intranet
5 2 (0.40%) WEP
6 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (33.00%) SQL Server
2 105 (21.26%) MySQL
3 83 (16.80%) MongoDB
4 74 (14.98%) NoSQL
5 30 (6.07%) Amazon RDS
6 28 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 25 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (3.85%) Data Mart
10 19 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (3.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 17 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (2.83%) Big Data
12 14 (2.83%) DocumentDB
13 12 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.43%) Power BI
14 11 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (2.23%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 82 (16.60%) Git (software)
2 66 (13.36%) Visual Studio
3 60 (12.15%) Jenkins
4 44 (8.91%) webpack
5 38 (7.69%) gulp
5 38 (7.69%) PhantomJS
6 29 (5.87%) SpecFlow
7 25 (5.06%) GitLab
8 23 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (4.25%) NUnit
10 16 (3.24%) Selenium
11 15 (3.04%) Subversion
12 10 (2.02%) git-flow
12 10 (2.02%) JUnit
12 10 (2.02%) PHPUnit
12 10 (2.02%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.82%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (1.62%) Grunt
15 6 (1.21%) Maven
General
1 79 (15.99%) Finance
2 28 (5.67%) Marketing
3 22 (4.45%) Electronics
4 21 (4.25%) Retail
5 11 (2.23%) Legal
6 10 (2.02%) Music Industry
7 8 (1.62%) Automotive
8 6 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.81%) Games
11 3 (0.61%) Advertising
11 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (60.53%) HTML
2 292 (59.11%) CSS
3 272 (55.06%) .NET
4 168 (34.01%) AngularJS
5 127 (25.71%) ASP.NET
6 121 (24.49%) HTML5
7 104 (21.05%) jQuery
8 87 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (14.57%) REST
10 68 (13.77%) .NET Framework
11 66 (13.36%) React
12 65 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (11.13%) CSS3
13 55 (11.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 46 (9.31%) Entity Framework
14 46 (9.31%) RESTful
15 45 (9.11%) LAMP
16 44 (8.91%) Laravel
17 42 (8.50%) KnockoutJS
18 40 (8.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.50%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (5.87%) Mobile App
3 28 (5.67%) User Experience
4 23 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (2.63%) Fintech
7 12 (2.43%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.23%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.62%) NHS
10 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.61%) Derivative
11 3 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.40%) Animation
12 2 (0.40%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.40%) Replication
13 1 (0.20%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.20%) Blog
13 1 (0.20%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.20%) Online Games
13 1 (0.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.75%) Linux
2 46 (9.31%) Apple iOS
3 38 (7.69%) Android
4 29 (5.87%) Windows
5 18 (3.64%) Unix
6 5 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (38.46%) MVC
3 121 (24.49%) TDD
4 108 (21.86%) Web Development
5 64 (12.96%) E-Commerce
6 62 (12.55%) BDD
6 62 (12.55%) OO
7 59 (11.94%) Scrum
8 52 (10.53%) SOLID
9 51 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (10.12%) OOP
11 49 (9.92%) Mentoring
12 44 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
14 42 (8.50%) Unit Testing
15 40 (8.10%) iOS Development
16 39 (7.89%) Test Automation
17 38 (7.69%) Microservices
18 34 (6.88%) Domain-Driven Design
18 34 (6.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 302 (61.13%) JavaScript
2 269 (54.45%) C#
3 178 (36.03%) SQL
4 107 (21.66%) PHP
5 70 (14.17%) Java
6 33 (6.68%) TypeScript
7 31 (6.28%) XPath
8 30 (6.07%) T-SQL
9 27 (5.47%) PHP 7
10 24 (4.86%) VB.NET
11 22 (4.45%) PL/SQL
12 20 (4.05%) C
13 15 (3.04%) C++
14 14 (2.83%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.82%) Lua
16 5 (1.01%) Scala
17 4 (0.81%) Python
17 4 (0.81%) VC++
17 4 (0.81%) XAML
18 3 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 34 (6.88%) Degree
2 13 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.01%) MCSD
5 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.25%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.20%) MISRA
2 1 (0.20%) MISRA C
System Software
1 39 (7.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (6.07%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.02%) Ansible
3 3 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.40%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 138 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.67%) Oracle
3 24 (4.86%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.43%) IBM
5 9 (1.82%) Zend
6 6 (1.21%) Google
7 4 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.81%) Sybase
8 3 (0.61%) Adobe
9 2 (0.40%) Apple
9 2 (0.40%) Telerik
10 1 (0.20%) Casewise
10 1 (0.20%) Facebook
10 1 (0.20%) NEC
10 1 (0.20%) Sun
10 1 (0.20%) Tableau
10 1 (0.20%) VMware
10 1 (0.20%) WSO2
Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
CBS butler
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Dudley
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago