Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 June 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 47 55
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 389 501 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.09% 5.10% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 5.26% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 353 506 455
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £57,500 £58,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,164 9,519 11,854
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 96.93% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,121 7,959 9,484
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
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 West Midlands

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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
Birmingham -35 146 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Warwickshire +9 59 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Coventry +5 58 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Staffordshire -11 43 £46,250 +15.63% 3
Worcestershire +12 32 £44,898 -5.48% 9
Solihull -12 25 £50,000 +38.89% 6
Herefordshire +11 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield -7 4 £40,250 -10.56% 1
Shropshire +13 3 £37,500 +2.04% 1
Wolverhampton -15 3 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Walsall -2 2 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Dudley -8 1 £47,500 +14.46%
Kingswinford - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 216 (55.53%) JavaScript
2 166 (42.67%) SQL
3 164 (42.16%) CSS
4 162 (41.65%) HTML
5 161 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
6 157 (40.36%) C#
7 129 (33.16%) Java
8 122 (31.36%) .NET
9 106 (27.25%) AngularJS
10 98 (25.19%) MVC
11 95 (24.42%) Git (software)
12 84 (21.59%) RESTful
12 84 (21.59%) SQL Server
13 82 (21.08%) Spring
14 66 (16.97%) Web Development
15 65 (16.71%) PHP
16 62 (15.94%) ASP.NET
17 56 (14.40%) MySQL
18 55 (14.14%) JSON
19 53 (13.62%) TDD
20 52 (13.37%) Software Engineering
21 51 (13.11%) HTML5
22 48 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
22 48 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (12.34%) Finance
23 47 (12.08%) Relational Database
24 46 (11.83%) Microsoft
25 45 (11.57%) Scrum
25 45 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
26 44 (11.31%) Linux

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 17 (4.37%) Apache
2 16 (4.11%) JBoss
3 11 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.57%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.57%) WordPress
5 8 (2.06%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.54%) WildFly
7 5 (1.29%) CMS
7 5 (1.29%) nginx
7 5 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.03%) IIS
8 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.77%) Confluence
9 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.26%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.54%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.54%) Magento
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.66%) SaaS
4 15 (3.86%) Force.com
5 12 (3.08%) PaaS
6 9 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.54%) Serverless
8 5 (1.29%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.29%) Office 365
9 3 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.77%) Fastly
9 3 (0.77%) Stackdriver
10 2 (0.51%) AdWords
10 2 (0.51%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.51%) GitHub
10 2 (0.51%) IaaS
10 2 (0.51%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.51%) Trello
11 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.83%) HTTP
1 11 (2.83%) Internet
2 8 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.54%) DNS
4 5 (1.29%) SSH
5 4 (1.03%) DHCP
6 3 (0.77%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.77%) SMS
6 3 (0.77%) SSL
6 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 56 (14.40%) MySQL
3 47 (12.08%) Relational Database
4 36 (9.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (7.97%) MongoDB
6 30 (7.71%) NoSQL
7 24 (6.17%) Big Data
8 22 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (2.83%) Power BI
14 10 (2.57%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.31%) Redis
16 8 (2.06%) RavenDB
17 7 (1.80%) BigQuery
17 7 (1.80%) Bigtable
17 7 (1.80%) Hadoop
17 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 95 (24.42%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.46%) Subversion
3 26 (6.68%) Maven
4 25 (6.43%) Jenkins
4 25 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (5.66%) Jasmine
5 22 (5.66%) Karma Test Runner
5 22 (5.66%) PhantomJS
5 22 (5.66%) Visual Studio
5 22 (5.66%) webpack
6 18 (4.63%) JIRA
7 13 (3.34%) Cucumber
8 12 (3.08%) JUnit
9 10 (2.57%) JBehave
9 10 (2.57%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.31%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.80%) Mockito
12 6 (1.54%) PHPUnit
13 5 (1.29%) git-flow
13 5 (1.29%) Vagrant
General
1 48 (12.34%) Finance
2 26 (6.68%) Retail
3 18 (4.63%) Marketing
4 14 (3.60%) Advertising
4 14 (3.60%) Games
4 14 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.34%) Legal
6 7 (1.80%) Automotive
6 7 (1.80%) Banking
7 6 (1.54%) Electronics
8 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (42.16%) CSS
2 162 (41.65%) HTML
3 122 (31.36%) .NET
4 106 (27.25%) AngularJS
5 84 (21.59%) RESTful
6 82 (21.08%) Spring
7 62 (15.94%) ASP.NET
8 55 (14.14%) JSON
9 51 (13.11%) HTML5
10 45 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (11.05%) Hibernate
11 43 (11.05%) REST
12 42 (10.80%) jQuery
13 38 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (7.71%) Entity Framework
14 30 (7.71%) React
15 29 (7.46%) XML
16 28 (7.20%) Web Services
17 26 (6.68%) Node.js
18 25 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.43%) User Experience
3 21 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.40%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.08%) Fintech
6 10 (2.57%) Social Media
7 9 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.06%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.29%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.03%) Animation
11 4 (1.03%) NHS
11 4 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
11 4 (1.03%) VLE
12 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.51%) Replication
14 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.31%) Linux
2 13 (3.34%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.83%) Android
4 10 (2.57%) Unix
5 9 (2.31%) Windows
6 3 (0.77%) CentOS
7 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (25.19%) MVC
3 66 (16.97%) Web Development
4 53 (13.62%) TDD
5 52 (13.37%) Software Engineering
6 48 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (11.57%) Scrum
8 39 (10.03%) Microservices
9 37 (9.51%) Analytics
10 35 (9.00%) Unit Testing
11 33 (8.48%) BDD
12 27 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.68%) OO
14 25 (6.43%) Mentoring
14 25 (6.43%) SDLC
15 24 (6.17%) ETL
16 23 (5.91%) Continuous Deployment
17 21 (5.40%) E-Commerce
17 21 (5.40%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (4.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 216 (55.53%) JavaScript
2 166 (42.67%) SQL
3 157 (40.36%) C#
4 129 (33.16%) Java
5 65 (16.71%) PHP
6 44 (11.31%) Java 8
7 30 (7.71%) T-SQL
8 20 (5.14%) VB.NET
9 18 (4.63%) Python
10 16 (4.11%) Apex Code
11 13 (3.34%) C
11 13 (3.34%) Scala
12 10 (2.57%) C++
13 9 (2.31%) Go
13 9 (2.31%) PHP 5
13 9 (2.31%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.54%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.54%) Ruby
14 6 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 37 (9.51%) Degree
2 19 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.51%) MCSE
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.54%) ISO 9001
1 6 (1.54%) QA
2 5 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) GCP
3 1 (0.26%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (8.48%) Docker
2 4 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.03%) Samba
2 4 (1.03%) Squid
3 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (2.57%) Kubernetes
1 10 (2.57%) Puppet
2 8 (2.06%) Marathon
3 5 (1.29%) Ansible
4 4 (1.03%) Terraform
5 2 (0.51%) Ambari
5 2 (0.51%) cPanel
5 2 (0.51%) logstash
6 1 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.26%) Mesos
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) rkt
Vendors
1 46 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.68%) Oracle
3 21 (5.40%) Google
4 16 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.34%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.57%) Tableau
7 8 (2.06%) Apple
8 7 (1.80%) Twitter
9 5 (1.29%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.29%) Informatica
9 5 (1.29%) Zend
10 4 (1.03%) NetApp
11 3 (0.77%) WooCommerce
12 2 (0.51%) Sybase
13 1 (0.26%) ATG
13 1 (0.26%) Capita
13 1 (0.26%) IBM
13 1 (0.26%) Progress
13 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.26%) Telerik