The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 114 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1636 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 94.08% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1364 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Engineer
West Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Blog
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase