Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 296 293
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 58 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 31 23
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £35,700 £32,500 £33,950
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +25 22 £47,500 +5.56%
Warwickshire +3 13 £48,500 -3.00%
Solihull +4 8 £34,000 -28.42%
Staffordshire 0 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Coventry +5 4 £47,500 -
Halesowen - 2 £45,000 -
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £38,000 - 1
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 43 (74.14%) C#
2 42 (72.41%) .NET
3 34 (58.62%) JavaScript
4 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
7 23 (39.66%) HTML
7 23 (39.66%) MVC
8 19 (32.76%) CSS
8 19 (32.76%) jQuery
9 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
10 17 (29.31%) Angular 2
11 16 (27.59%) SQL
12 14 (24.14%) Finance
13 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
13 13 (22.41%) Node.js
13 13 (22.41%) REST
13 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
14 12 (20.69%) TDD
14 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
15 11 (18.97%) TypeScript
15 11 (18.97%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (18.97%) Ajax
15 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
15 11 (18.97%) OO
16 10 (17.24%) MySQL
16 10 (17.24%) JIRA
16 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
16 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (17.24%) Greenfield Project

Senior Software 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 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.17%) Confluence
1 3 (5.17%) GlassFish
1 3 (5.17%) JBoss
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (5.17%) WildFly
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.34%) SaaS
3 2 (3.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) MySQL
3 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.62%) Big Data
4 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.24%) JIRA
3 9 (15.52%) SpecFlow
4 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.17%) Hudson
5 3 (5.17%) JBehave
5 3 (5.17%) JUnit
5 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.45%) Subversion
7 1 (1.72%) Grunt
7 1 (1.72%) gulp
7 1 (1.72%) MSI
7 1 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Games
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (72.41%) .NET
2 29 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 23 (39.66%) HTML
4 19 (32.76%) CSS
4 19 (32.76%) jQuery
5 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
6 17 (29.31%) Angular 2
7 13 (22.41%) Node.js
7 13 (22.41%) REST
8 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
8 11 (18.97%) Ajax
8 11 (18.97%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (15.52%) Gherkin
10 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
11 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (10.34%) React
12 6 (10.34%) WPF
13 5 (8.62%) LAMP
14 4 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.45%) Social Media
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Android
1 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) MVC
3 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
3 12 (20.69%) TDD
4 11 (18.97%) OO
5 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.52%) BDD
6 9 (15.52%) OOD
7 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.79%) Scrum
7 8 (13.79%) SDLC
8 5 (8.62%) API Integration
8 5 (8.62%) Front End Development
8 5 (8.62%) Microservices
8 5 (8.62%) SOA
9 4 (6.90%) Analytics
9 4 (6.90%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
9 4 (6.90%) SOLID
9 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (74.14%) C#
2 34 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) SQL
4 11 (18.97%) TypeScript
5 5 (8.62%) Go
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 5 (8.62%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) C
6 3 (5.17%) Java
6 3 (5.17%) R
6 3 (5.17%) Scala
6 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) F#
8 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) Reuters