Period
to 22 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 256 234
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 46 54 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.60% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.62% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 85
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £80,000 £53,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 7,350 8,678 9,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.19% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,896 6,754 8,041
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,147 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.29% +5.26% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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
Solihull - 10 £52,500 - 1
Coventry +11 9 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Herefordshire - 8 £42,500 -
Birmingham +23 7 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Staffordshire +8 6 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Worcestershire -12 3 £55,000 +27.65% 4
Warwickshire -28 2 £45,000 -30.77%
Wednesbury - 2 £60,000 -
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 August 2019, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 40 (86.96%) C#
1 40 (86.96%) .NET
2 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET
5 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (47.83%) MVC
7 21 (45.65%) Mentoring
8 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
9 19 (41.30%) Web Services
9 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
9 19 (41.30%) Scrum
10 18 (39.13%) Web Development
11 15 (32.61%) SQL
11 15 (32.61%) CSS
11 15 (32.61%) Coaching
11 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
12 14 (30.43%) HTML
13 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
14 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
15 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
15 10 (21.74%) Software Delivery
16 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
17 8 (17.39%) Finance
18 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 7 (15.22%) Fintech
18 7 (15.22%) Sprint Planning
19 6 (13.04%) DBS Check

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 (6.52%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Azure
2 4 (8.70%) AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) .NET
2 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (41.30%) Web Services
5 15 (32.61%) CSS
6 14 (30.43%) HTML
7 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
8 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
9 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (6.52%) .NET Core
11 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
12 2 (4.35%) jQuery
12 2 (4.35%) Kendo UI
12 2 (4.35%) REST
12 2 (4.35%) Spring
13 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Core
13 1 (2.17%) CSS3
13 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) MVC
3 21 (45.65%) Mentoring
4 19 (41.30%) Scrum
5 18 (39.13%) Web Development
6 15 (32.61%) Coaching
6 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
7 10 (21.74%) Software Delivery
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.22%) Fintech
8 7 (15.22%) Sprint Planning
9 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
10 5 (10.87%) SDLC
11 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
11 4 (8.70%) Iteration Retrospective
11 4 (8.70%) Kanban
11 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.70%) SOLID
11 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
12 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Erlang
7 1 (2.17%) Go
7 1 (2.17%) Java 8
7 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) DBS Check
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) XenApp
1 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix