The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 120 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.13% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +64.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
Senior Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1758 1514 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.07% 94.15% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1327 1331
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Red Gate
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) DevExpress
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) XPath
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
4 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Gate
1 2 (33.33%) DevExpress
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft