Senior Jobs in the West Midlands

Senior
England > West Midlands

The median Senior salary in the West Midlands is £60,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 23 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 9 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior 1,038 665 1,008
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.11% 11.51% 12.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.89% 12.80% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 754 421 626
10th Percentile £39,268 £41,250 £37,400
25th Percentile £48,028 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +7.37%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £77,275 £81,250 £82,970
England median annual salary £62,783 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.31% - +7.69%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 8,050 5,197 7,395
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.91% 89.93% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,794 3,200 4,854
10th Percentile £26,500 £30,000 £29,256
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Senior
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior in the West Midlands

Senior
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior in the West Midlands

Senior
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior in the West Midlands

Senior
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +3 512 £60,000 - 64
Warwickshire +4 146 £55,000 - 38
Staffordshire +2 81 £50,000 - 21
Worcestershire +9 75 £55,000 -4.35% 16
Solihull +27 44 £62,500 +11.11% 2
Shropshire +12 26 £55,000 - 4
Coventry -3 24 £65,000 +18.18% 20
Halesowen - 23 £60,000 -
Wolverhampton +6 9 £130,446 +137.17% 1
West Bromwich +1 5 £78,500 +52.21% 3
Herefordshire -4 5 £61,500 +44.71% 2
Brierley Hill -8 1 £55,000 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Senior
England

Senior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2024, Senior job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 in the job title.

1 192 (18.50%) Azure
2 176 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 172 (16.57%) Social Skills
4 162 (15.61%) Agile
5 152 (14.64%) SQL
6 142 (13.68%) Finance
7 123 (11.85%) C#
7 123 (11.85%) Software Engineering
8 120 (11.56%) Degree
9 114 (10.98%) Mentoring
10 107 (10.31%) .NET
11 106 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
12 104 (10.02%) Analytics
13 96 (9.25%) DevOps
14 92 (8.86%) AWS
15 88 (8.48%) Python
16 81 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
17 78 (7.51%) Windows
18 75 (7.23%) Coaching
19 73 (7.03%) Security Cleared
20 72 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
21 70 (6.74%) WAN
22 69 (6.65%) JavaScript
23 68 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
23 68 (6.55%) VMware
24 66 (6.36%) Cisco
25 65 (6.26%) Power Platform
26 58 (5.59%) Power BI
26 58 (5.59%) Machine Learning
27 57 (5.49%) Firewall

Senior Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (2.02%) Microsoft Exchange
1 21 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.25%) SAS
3 12 (1.16%) IIS
4 8 (0.77%) Confluence
5 6 (0.58%) Tuxedo
6 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.29%) Apache
7 3 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.19%) WinCC
9 1 (0.096%) CMS
9 1 (0.096%) Drupal
9 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.096%) JBoss
9 1 (0.096%) Moodle
9 1 (0.096%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.096%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.096%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.87%) Simulink
5 6 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.29%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.29%) Sketch
8 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.19%) InDesign
9 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.096%) Revit
9 1 (0.096%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.77%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.096%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.096%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.096%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 192 (18.50%) Azure
2 92 (8.86%) AWS
3 65 (6.26%) Power Platform
4 54 (5.20%) Microsoft 365
5 50 (4.82%) Azure DevOps
6 41 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
7 36 (3.47%) Entra ID
8 31 (2.99%) SaaS
9 23 (2.22%) PowerApps
10 22 (2.12%) Power Automate
11 20 (1.93%) GCP
12 17 (1.64%) OneDrive
13 16 (1.54%) GitHub
14 12 (1.16%) Serverless
15 10 (0.96%) Azure Service Bus
16 9 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.87%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 8 (0.77%) Azure Logic Apps
17 8 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
18 7 (0.67%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 70 (6.74%) WAN
2 57 (5.49%) Firewall
3 39 (3.76%) SD-WAN
4 32 (3.08%) Wireless
5 31 (2.99%) LAN
5 31 (2.99%) VLAN
6 24 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (1.93%) DHCP
7 20 (1.93%) DNS
8 18 (1.73%) Cisco Firepower
9 17 (1.64%) VPN
10 15 (1.45%) Network Security
10 15 (1.45%) SAN
11 13 (1.25%) WLAN
12 12 (1.16%) MPLS
12 12 (1.16%) OSPF
13 11 (1.06%) VoIP
14 8 (0.77%) NGFW
14 8 (0.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (5.59%) Power BI
2 51 (4.91%) SQL Server
3 24 (2.31%) Tableau
4 22 (2.12%) MySQL
5 20 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.73%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.06%) SQLite
9 7 (0.67%) Data Lake
9 7 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.58%) Looker
11 5 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.48%) DynamoDB
11 5 (0.48%) Metadata
11 5 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.39%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (0.39%) Big Data
12 4 (0.39%) BigQuery
12 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (2.99%) Git
2 10 (0.96%) GitLab
2 10 (0.96%) Postman
3 8 (0.77%) JIRA
4 6 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.48%) MSTest
5 5 (0.48%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.29%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.096%) Maven
8 1 (0.096%) NUnit
8 1 (0.096%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.096%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.096%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.096%) Vite
General
1 172 (16.57%) Social Skills
2 142 (13.68%) Finance
3 81 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.43%) Organisational Skills
5 40 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 38 (3.66%) Retail
7 37 (3.56%) Legal
8 30 (2.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 28 (2.70%) Public Sector
10 27 (2.60%) Automotive
11 24 (2.31%) Banking
11 24 (2.31%) Law
12 20 (1.93%) Games
13 19 (1.83%) Electronics
14 18 (1.73%) Marketing
15 15 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
16 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.96%) Telecoms
17 9 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
18 6 (0.58%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (10.31%) .NET
2 46 (4.43%) HTML
3 42 (4.05%) .NET Framework
3 42 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 38 (3.66%) Entity Framework
5 36 (3.47%) ASP.NET
6 33 (3.18%) .NET Core
7 32 (3.08%) RESTful
8 31 (2.99%) CSS
9 30 (2.89%) REST
10 28 (2.70%) React
11 21 (2.02%) Vue
12 19 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (1.64%) Blazor
14 15 (1.45%) Web Services
15 12 (1.16%) WebRTC
15 12 (1.16%) WPF
16 11 (1.06%) Universal Windows Platform
16 11 (1.06%) YAML
17 10 (0.96%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.66%) Product Ownership
2 31 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 26 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 18 (1.73%) IoT
6 16 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 16 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.35%) Clustering
8 12 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 10 (0.96%) Onboarding
9 10 (0.96%) PMI
10 9 (0.87%) CUDA
10 9 (0.87%) FMCG
11 7 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (0.67%) Legacy Systems
11 7 (0.67%) NHS
11 7 (0.67%) PKI
12 6 (0.58%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.58%) Housing Association
12 6 (0.58%) Virtual Reality
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.51%) Windows
2 48 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 44 (4.24%) Linux
4 10 (0.96%) Android
4 10 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.48%) SUSE
7 5 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.29%) Unix
10 2 (0.19%) VME
11 1 (0.096%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.096%) HPUX
11 1 (0.096%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (15.61%) Agile
2 123 (11.85%) Software Engineering
3 114 (10.98%) Mentoring
4 106 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
5 104 (10.02%) Analytics
6 96 (9.25%) DevOps
7 75 (7.23%) Coaching
8 72 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
9 68 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
10 58 (5.59%) Machine Learning
11 57 (5.49%) Project Management
12 53 (5.11%) Actionable Insight
12 53 (5.11%) Data Modelling
13 52 (5.01%) User Experience
14 51 (4.91%) Project Delivery
15 48 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 47 (4.53%) Visualisation
17 46 (4.43%) Roadmaps
18 45 (4.34%) Artificial Intelligence
19 44 (4.24%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 152 (14.64%) SQL
2 123 (11.85%) C#
3 88 (8.48%) Python
4 69 (6.65%) JavaScript
5 42 (4.05%) TypeScript
6 35 (3.37%) C++
7 33 (3.18%) C
8 25 (2.41%) Java
9 21 (2.02%) T-SQL
10 17 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.25%) PHP
12 11 (1.06%) R
12 11 (1.06%) XAML
13 8 (0.77%) COBOL
13 8 (0.77%) MATLAB
13 8 (0.77%) Micro Focus COBOL
14 7 (0.67%) Embedded C
14 7 (0.67%) Go
15 6 (0.58%) Bicep
16 5 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (11.56%) Degree
2 73 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 56 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 44 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (3.85%) CCNP
6 31 (2.99%) CCNA
7 18 (1.73%) DBS Check
7 18 (1.73%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (1.45%) Master's Degree
10 13 (1.25%) Azure Certification
11 11 (1.06%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.87%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.87%) CCIE
13 8 (0.77%) CCSA
14 7 (0.67%) PhD
14 7 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.58%) CCDP
15 6 (0.58%) CISSP
15 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.22%) QA
2 17 (1.64%) SLA
3 13 (1.25%) Accessibility
4 11 (1.06%) GMP
5 9 (0.87%) AUTOSAR
6 8 (0.77%) Automotive SPICE
6 8 (0.77%) GDPR
6 8 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.67%) ISO 26262
8 6 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
9 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.39%) IFRS
9 4 (0.39%) IFRS 9
9 4 (0.39%) MISRA
9 4 (0.39%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.39%) PMO
9 4 (0.39%) WCAG
10 3 (0.29%) COBIT
10 3 (0.29%) GRC
System Software
1 55 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 48 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.85%) Docker
4 28 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.73%) Firmware
6 14 (1.35%) vSphere
7 7 (0.67%) NFS
8 5 (0.48%) Embedded Firmware
8 5 (0.48%) RACF
8 5 (0.48%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.19%) XenApp
10 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.89%) Terraform
3 12 (1.16%) Ansible
4 11 (1.06%) Stealthwatch
5 10 (0.96%) SCCM
6 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.58%) Rancher
9 5 (0.48%) CASB
9 5 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.48%) VxRail
10 4 (0.39%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.39%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.19%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.19%) MIIS
11 2 (0.19%) Nagios
12 1 (0.096%) Grafana
12 1 (0.096%) Progress Chef
12 1 (0.096%) Puppet
Vendors
1 176 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 68 (6.55%) VMware
3 66 (6.36%) Cisco
4 45 (4.34%) CheckPoint
5 36 (3.47%) Meraki
6 24 (2.31%) Adobe
7 19 (1.83%) Google
7 19 (1.83%) Palo Alto
8 16 (1.54%) Apple
8 16 (1.54%) Databricks
8 16 (1.54%) Xamarin
9 15 (1.45%) Oracle
10 13 (1.25%) Dell
10 13 (1.25%) HP
10 13 (1.25%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.16%) IBM
12 11 (1.06%) Alteryx
12 11 (1.06%) Aruba
13 10 (0.96%) Juniper
13 10 (0.96%) Salesforce