Senior Developer Jobs in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
England > West Midlands

The median Senior Developer salary in the West Midlands is £62,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 113 114 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 -41 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 144 193 284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.03% 2.82% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 3.13% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 127 110 226
10th Percentile £46,250 £49,750 £44,186
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,625 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +17.50%
75th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,938
90th Percentile £74,250 £81,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +12.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West 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.

Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 6,673 6,157 6,872
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.96% 90.03% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5,102 3,374 4,820
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,966 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.12%
75th Percentile £63,688 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.57% +0.83% +9.09%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

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 6 months to 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham -12 71 £62,500 +4.17% 16
Solihull +15 18 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Warwickshire +39 14 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Worcestershire -16 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Staffordshire -25 10 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Halesowen - 4 £60,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £65,000 - 1
Herefordshire +6 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2024, Senior Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 60 (41.67%) .NET
2 59 (40.97%) C#
3 41 (28.47%) JavaScript
4 38 (26.39%) Azure
5 36 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 34 (23.61%) SQL
6 34 (23.61%) Artificial Intelligence
7 32 (22.22%) Agile
8 27 (18.75%) TypeScript
8 27 (18.75%) Docker
9 26 (18.06%) AngularJS
9 26 (18.06%) Social Skills
10 25 (17.36%) User Experience
11 24 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 24 (16.67%) .NET Core
11 24 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
11 24 (16.67%) Power Platform
12 23 (15.97%) HTML
12 23 (15.97%) Data Modelling
12 23 (15.97%) DevOps
13 22 (15.28%) Machine Learning
13 22 (15.28%) Entity Framework
13 22 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (15.28%) ERP
14 21 (14.58%) Web Development
14 21 (14.58%) Kubernetes
14 21 (14.58%) Power BI
15 20 (13.89%) Digital Strategy
15 20 (13.89%) Mentoring
15 20 (13.89%) Analytics

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.69%) CMS
1 1 (0.69%) Moodle
1 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
1 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.39%) Azure
2 24 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 24 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 19 (13.19%) Power Automate
3 19 (13.19%) PowerApps
4 15 (10.42%) Azure DevOps
5 14 (9.72%) AWS
6 11 (7.64%) SaaS
7 3 (2.08%) Amazon OpenSearch
7 3 (2.08%) Azure Service Bus
7 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.08%) GCP
8 1 (0.69%) GitHub
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) HTTP
1 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.58%) Power BI
2 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.78%) SQLite
7 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.08%) MySQL
8 2 (1.39%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.69%) Event Store
9 1 (0.69%) OLAP
9 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Git
2 5 (3.47%) Maven
3 3 (2.08%) Postman
4 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Vite
General
1 26 (18.06%) Social Skills
2 18 (12.50%) Organisational Skills
3 16 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 14 (9.72%) Finance
5 9 (6.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.78%) Digital Healthcare
8 3 (2.08%) Health Technology
9 2 (1.39%) Automotive
9 2 (1.39%) Banking
9 2 (1.39%) Digital Health
9 2 (1.39%) Law
9 2 (1.39%) Marketing
9 2 (1.39%) Retail
10 1 (0.69%) Billing
10 1 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (41.67%) .NET
2 26 (18.06%) AngularJS
3 24 (16.67%) .NET Core
3 24 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 23 (15.97%) HTML
5 22 (15.28%) Entity Framework
6 18 (12.50%) CSS
7 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 16 (11.11%) Vue
8 14 (9.72%) React
9 12 (8.33%) Web Services
10 11 (7.64%) REST
10 11 (7.64%) RESTful
11 9 (6.25%) Node.js
11 9 (6.25%) PyTorch
11 9 (6.25%) TensorFlow
12 8 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (4.17%) Kafka
13 6 (4.17%) OAuth
13 6 (4.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Algorithms
2 9 (6.25%) CUDA
2 9 (6.25%) Product Ownership
3 6 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.47%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.47%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.78%) Home Automation
6 2 (1.39%) NHS
6 2 (1.39%) Onboarding
7 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.69%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Linux
2 7 (4.86%) Windows
3 3 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.61%) Artificial Intelligence
2 32 (22.22%) Agile
3 25 (17.36%) User Experience
4 23 (15.97%) Data Modelling
4 23 (15.97%) DevOps
5 22 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (15.28%) ERP
5 22 (15.28%) Machine Learning
6 21 (14.58%) Web Development
7 20 (13.89%) Analytics
7 20 (13.89%) Digital Strategy
7 20 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 18 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
8 18 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 18 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 18 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
8 18 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 18 (12.50%) Workflow
9 17 (11.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 59 (40.97%) C#
2 41 (28.47%) JavaScript
3 34 (23.61%) SQL
4 27 (18.75%) TypeScript
5 18 (12.50%) Python
6 8 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.86%) Java
8 6 (4.17%) PHP
9 4 (2.78%) XAML
10 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.39%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.69%) Bash
12 1 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions
12 1 (0.69%) R
12 1 (0.69%) VB
12 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (9.03%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.47%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.47%) PhD
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (14.58%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 36 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) NVIDIA
3 5 (3.47%) Google
4 4 (2.78%) Salesforce
5 3 (2.08%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.39%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow