The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 226 198
Rank change year-on-year +50 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 49 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 9 17
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.40%  
10th Percentile £38,500 £36,500 £36,050
90th Percentile £51,875 £53,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 4960 5935 5589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.71% 96.36% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18244 19737 22014
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 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 +42 33 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Warwickshire +7 7 £48,500 - 2
Solihull 0 5 £36,000 -15.29%
Coventry -4 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Dudley - 1 £42,500 - 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 29 June 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 64 (77.11%) C#
2 60 (72.29%) .NET
3 52 (62.65%) JavaScript
4 51 (61.45%) HTML
5 48 (57.83%) CSS
6 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (43.37%) SQL Server
7 36 (43.37%) AngularJS
8 34 (40.96%) jQuery
9 32 (38.55%) Finance
10 30 (36.14%) MVC
11 29 (34.94%) Jenkins
12 27 (32.53%) SQL
13 26 (31.33%) REST
14 25 (30.12%) Scrum
15 23 (27.71%) TDD
15 23 (27.71%) Ajax
15 23 (27.71%) .NET Framework
15 23 (27.71%) OO
16 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
16 21 (25.30%) OOD
16 21 (25.30%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (25.30%) BDD
16 21 (25.30%) Entity Framework
17 20 (24.10%) HTML5
17 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
18 19 (22.89%) SpecFlow
18 19 (22.89%) Gherkin
18 19 (22.89%) TypeScript
19 18 (21.69%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 15 (18.07%) Apache
2 12 (14.46%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (14.46%) nginx
3 6 (7.23%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.61%) Drupal
4 3 (3.61%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.61%) WildFly
5 2 (2.41%) CMS
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.66%) GitHub
3 12 (14.46%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (14.46%) Amazon S3
3 12 (14.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) Intranet
1 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.69%) MySQL
3 16 (19.28%) MongoDB
3 16 (19.28%) NoSQL
4 12 (14.46%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.61%) Big Data
6 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (34.94%) Jenkins
2 19 (22.89%) SpecFlow
3 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
4 12 (14.46%) GitLab
4 12 (14.46%) gulp
4 12 (14.46%) PhantomJS
4 12 (14.46%) webpack
5 10 (12.05%) NUnit
6 6 (7.23%) JUnit
6 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.61%) Hudson
8 3 (3.61%) InstallShield
8 3 (3.61%) JBehave
8 3 (3.61%) MSTest
8 3 (3.61%) Subversion
9 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
General
1 32 (38.55%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Marketing
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (72.29%) .NET
2 51 (61.45%) HTML
3 48 (57.83%) CSS
4 36 (43.37%) AngularJS
5 34 (40.96%) jQuery
6 26 (31.33%) REST
7 23 (27.71%) .NET Framework
7 23 (27.71%) Ajax
8 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET
8 21 (25.30%) Entity Framework
8 21 (25.30%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (24.10%) HTML5
10 19 (22.89%) Gherkin
11 18 (21.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (19.28%) React
13 12 (14.46%) Angular 2
13 12 (14.46%) Backbone.js
13 12 (14.46%) Laravel
13 12 (14.46%) LEMP Stack
13 12 (14.46%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (9.64%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Blog
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) EMV
6 1 (1.20%) Equities
6 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Linux
2 7 (8.43%) Android
3 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.14%) MVC
3 25 (30.12%) Scrum
4 23 (27.71%) OO
4 23 (27.71%) TDD
5 21 (25.30%) BDD
5 21 (25.30%) OOD
6 15 (18.07%) Kanban
7 14 (16.87%) OOP
8 12 (14.46%) Affiliate Marketing
8 12 (14.46%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (12.05%) Web Development
10 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.43%) Migration
12 7 (8.43%) Parallel Processing
12 7 (8.43%) SOLID
13 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.02%) SOA
14 4 (4.82%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 64 (77.11%) C#
2 52 (62.65%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.53%) SQL
4 19 (22.89%) TypeScript
5 17 (20.48%) PHP
6 12 (14.46%) PHP 7
6 12 (14.46%) XPath
7 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.43%) Java
9 4 (4.82%) C
10 3 (3.61%) C++
10 3 (3.61%) Scala
10 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.61%) VC++
10 3 (3.61%) XAML
11 1 (1.20%) F#
11 1 (1.20%) VB
11 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £50,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago