The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 49 52 60
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 223 274 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.73% 4.47% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 4.64% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 205 237 199
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 4568 5904 4865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.86% 96.34% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4801 4148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +30 92 £45,000 - 10
Warwickshire -12 30 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Solihull +11 27 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Staffordshire +3 24 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Worcestershire +10 22 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Coventry -17 17 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Herefordshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Shropshire +2 5 £33,500 -25.55% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £33,000 -
Walsall +17 1 £37,500 -
Dudley +8 1 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 275 (59.65%) HTML
2 274 (59.44%) JavaScript
3 263 (57.05%) .NET
4 248 (53.80%) CSS
5 241 (52.28%) C#
6 235 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
7 218 (47.29%) MVC
8 187 (40.56%) SQL Server
9 173 (37.53%) ASP.NET
10 162 (35.14%) SQL
11 131 (28.42%) AngularJS
12 127 (27.55%) HTML5
13 123 (26.68%) Microsoft
14 113 (24.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 110 (23.86%) jQuery
16 108 (23.43%) TDD
17 100 (21.69%) Git (software)
18 97 (21.04%) Scrum
19 92 (19.96%) PHP
20 84 (18.22%) Web Development
21 83 (18.00%) Mentoring
22 77 (16.70%) MySQL
23 74 (16.05%) Web Services
24 70 (15.18%) E-Commerce
25 67 (14.53%) OO
26 64 (13.88%) Visual Studio
27 63 (13.67%) Java
28 62 (13.45%) .NET Framework
28 62 (13.45%) SDLC
29 57 (12.36%) RESTful

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 35 (7.59%) nginx
2 30 (6.51%) CMS
3 29 (6.29%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (4.77%) Apache
5 17 (3.69%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.82%) IIS
7 12 (2.60%) WordPress
8 10 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.08%) JBoss
10 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.87%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.87%) Drupal
11 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 41 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.17%) MS Office
3 9 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.87%) 3ds Max
4 4 (0.87%) Maya
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.08%) Shopify
3 3 (0.65%) Magento
3 3 (0.65%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.07%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (4.34%) Amazon S3
4 20 (4.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 19 (4.12%) GitHub
6 16 (3.47%) SaaS
7 8 (1.74%) PaaS
8 5 (1.08%) IaaS
8 5 (1.08%) Office 365
9 2 (0.43%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.82%) HTTP
2 9 (1.95%) DHCP
2 9 (1.95%) DNS
3 8 (1.74%) SSL
4 3 (0.65%) Internet
4 3 (0.65%) Intranet
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
5 2 (0.43%) X.509
6 1 (0.22%) Broadband
6 1 (0.22%) LDAP
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (40.56%) SQL Server
2 77 (16.70%) MySQL
3 52 (11.28%) MongoDB
4 38 (8.24%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (5.21%) Relational Database
8 21 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (4.34%) Amazon RDS
9 20 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (3.25%) Big Data
11 14 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (2.39%) Data Mart
13 11 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.74%) GIS
16 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 100 (21.69%) Git (software)
2 64 (13.88%) Visual Studio
3 37 (8.03%) gulp
4 32 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (6.29%) Jenkins
6 22 (4.77%) Subversion
7 20 (4.34%) webpack
8 19 (4.12%) PhantomJS
9 17 (3.69%) Grunt
10 16 (3.47%) Selenium
11 15 (3.25%) GitLab
12 14 (3.04%) Maven
13 13 (2.82%) JUnit
14 10 (2.17%) git-flow
15 9 (1.95%) Mockito
15 9 (1.95%) PHPUnit
16 8 (1.74%) DbUnit
16 8 (1.74%) Moq
16 8 (1.74%) MSBuild
16 8 (1.74%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (6.72%) Marketing
2 27 (5.86%) Finance
3 12 (2.60%) Automotive
4 10 (2.17%) Electronics
5 9 (1.95%) Retail
6 8 (1.74%) Advertising
6 8 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.74%) Music Industry
6 8 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.52%) Games
7 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.65%) Law
9 2 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (59.65%) HTML
2 263 (57.05%) .NET
3 248 (53.80%) CSS
4 173 (37.53%) ASP.NET
5 131 (28.42%) AngularJS
6 127 (27.55%) HTML5
7 113 (24.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (23.86%) jQuery
9 74 (16.05%) Web Services
10 62 (13.45%) .NET Framework
11 57 (12.36%) RESTful
12 54 (11.71%) XML
13 48 (10.41%) CSS3
14 47 (10.20%) REST
15 43 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 43 (9.33%) Entity Framework
16 40 (8.68%) React
16 40 (8.68%) SOAP
16 40 (8.68%) WCF
17 37 (8.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.59%) User Experience
2 20 (4.34%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (2.17%) NHS
6 10 (2.17%) Social Media
7 8 (1.74%) Device Driver
7 8 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.74%) Fintech
7 8 (1.74%) PMI
8 5 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.43%) EPoS
10 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.22%) Equities
11 1 (0.22%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.06%) Linux
2 32 (6.94%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.56%) Android
4 17 (3.69%) Windows
5 15 (3.25%) Unix
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (47.29%) MVC
3 108 (23.43%) TDD
4 97 (21.04%) Scrum
5 84 (18.22%) Web Development
6 83 (18.00%) Mentoring
7 70 (15.18%) E-Commerce
8 67 (14.53%) OO
9 62 (13.45%) SDLC
10 54 (11.71%) SOA
11 47 (10.20%) Software Engineering
12 45 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (9.11%) SOLID
14 38 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (7.81%) OOP
16 32 (6.94%) Front End Development
17 30 (6.51%) iOS Development
17 30 (6.51%) Open Source
18 28 (6.07%) BDD
18 28 (6.07%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 274 (59.44%) JavaScript
2 241 (52.28%) C#
3 162 (35.14%) SQL
4 92 (19.96%) PHP
5 63 (13.67%) Java
6 49 (10.63%) T-SQL
7 37 (8.03%) VB.NET
8 26 (5.64%) XPath
9 15 (3.25%) Objective-C
9 15 (3.25%) PHP 7
10 14 (3.04%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.39%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.17%) C
12 10 (2.17%) Python
13 7 (1.52%) C++
13 7 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.87%) Lua
15 3 (0.65%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.65%) VB
15 3 (0.65%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (6.94%) Degree
2 17 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.30%) MCSD
6 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.56%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (5.64%) Docker
2 8 (1.74%) Samba
2 8 (1.74%) Squid
2 8 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.74%) vSphere
3 7 (1.52%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.74%) Ansible
3 5 (1.08%) Puppet
4 2 (0.43%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.22%) Graphite
5 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 123 (26.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.56%) Oracle
3 14 (3.04%) Zend
4 11 (2.39%) IBM
5 10 (2.17%) Telerik
5 10 (2.17%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.74%) Google
6 8 (1.74%) VMware
7 6 (1.30%) NEC
7 6 (1.30%) WSO2
8 4 (0.87%) Progress
9 3 (0.65%) Sage
9 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.65%) Tableau
9 3 (0.65%) Talend
10 2 (0.43%) Apple
10 2 (0.43%) SAP
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe
11 1 (0.22%) Casewise
11 1 (0.22%) Sun
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