The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 174 212 191
Rank change year-on-year +38 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 32 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.52% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 23
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

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 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 26 March 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 26 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 +24 11 £48,500 +10.22% 1
Solihull - 10 £36,000 - 1
Warwickshire +14 3 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £57,500 -
Coventry +14 2 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Staffordshire +13 2 £45,000 +9.09%
Dudley - 1 £41,500 -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 38 (74.51%) C#
1 38 (74.51%) .NET
2 32 (62.75%) MVC
3 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
4 29 (56.86%) HTML
5 27 (52.94%) CSS
6 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
7 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
8 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 20 (39.22%) AngularJS
10 19 (37.25%) SQL
11 18 (35.29%) .NET Framework
12 16 (31.37%) HTML5
13 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (29.41%) WCF
13 15 (29.41%) Scrum
14 14 (27.45%) jQuery
15 13 (25.49%) Entity Framework
16 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
17 11 (21.57%) TDD
17 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
17 11 (21.57%) Web Services
17 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (19.61%) Docker
18 10 (19.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (19.61%) MySQL
18 10 (19.61%) OOP
18 10 (19.61%) PHP

Senior Software 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 8 (15.69%) Apache
1 8 (15.69%) nginx
2 7 (13.73%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Drupal
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.65%) GitHub
3 7 (13.73%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (13.73%) Amazon S3
3 7 (13.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
3 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
3 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
3 7 (13.73%) GitLab
3 7 (13.73%) gulp
3 7 (13.73%) PhantomJS
3 7 (13.73%) webpack
4 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.88%) InstallShield
5 3 (5.88%) JUnit
5 3 (5.88%) MSTest
5 3 (5.88%) NUnit
5 3 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Grunt
6 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (15.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (74.51%) .NET
2 29 (56.86%) HTML
3 27 (52.94%) CSS
4 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
5 20 (39.22%) AngularJS
6 18 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 16 (31.37%) HTML5
8 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (29.41%) WCF
9 14 (27.45%) jQuery
10 13 (25.49%) Entity Framework
11 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (21.57%) Web Services
13 10 (19.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (17.65%) React
15 8 (15.69%) WPF
16 7 (13.73%) CodeIgniter
16 7 (13.73%) Memcached
16 7 (13.73%) Symfony
16 7 (13.73%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Blog
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
4 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Android
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) MVC
2 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Scrum
4 11 (21.57%) TDD
5 10 (19.61%) OOP
6 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.69%) Web Development
8 7 (13.73%) Affiliate Marketing
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (13.73%) Kanban
9 6 (11.76%) SOA
10 5 (9.80%) CRM
10 5 (9.80%) OO
10 5 (9.80%) SOLID
11 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
12 3 (5.88%) SDLC
13 2 (3.92%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 38 (74.51%) C#
2 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
3 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
5 10 (19.61%) PHP
6 7 (13.73%) PHP 7
6 7 (13.73%) XPath
7 4 (7.84%) Java
8 3 (5.88%) C
8 3 (5.88%) C++
8 3 (5.88%) VC++
9 2 (3.92%) Python
9 2 (3.92%) R
9 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.96%) F#
10 1 (1.96%) VB
10 1 (1.96%) VBScript
10 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Samba
2 1 (1.96%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Talendrone.com
Salary: £30K - £42K /Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39522.00 - £46422.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago