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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 128 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 5 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.77% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.81% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 2
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,250 £38,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £67,500 £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
2219 1971 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 94.58% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1796 1322
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 22 October 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Red Gate
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) XPath
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) WinForms
5 2 (22.22%) Semantic Web
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) DevExpress
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Sybase
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WinForms
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) XSLT
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Semantic Web
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) XPath
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) VC++
3 1 (11.11%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Gate
1 2 (22.22%) DevExpress
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle