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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 118 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 8 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.17% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Average salary £40,250 £35,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £39,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1711 1735 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.67% 95.23% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1527 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Apache Flex
6 3 (23.08%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (15.38%) Cascalog
7 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
7 2 (15.38%) GLSL
7 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Big Data

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) TargetLink
1 1 (7.69%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Flex
2 3 (23.08%) WCF
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (15.38%) Cascalog
3 2 (15.38%) OpenGL
3 2 (15.38%) DirectX
3 2 (15.38%) Direct3D
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) VHDL
2 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
5 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) 3D Rendering
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) GLSL
5 2 (15.38%) HLSL
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Clojure
5 2 (15.38%) C++/CLI
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) EMC