The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 178 168 186
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 37 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 9
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.74%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Senior Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4805 3968 4488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.00% 94.50% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4144 3223 3840
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 the West Midlands

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry 0 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Staffordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -9 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Worcestershire -11 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham -20 4 - - 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 67 (98.53%) Software Engineering
2 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.18%) C++
4 27 (39.71%) SQL
5 24 (35.29%) Java
6 20 (29.41%) Linux
7 19 (27.94%) C#
7 19 (27.94%) Scrum
8 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 18 (26.47%) SaaS
9 16 (23.53%) OO
9 16 (23.53%) JMS
9 16 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (22.06%) Tomcat
10 15 (22.06%) UNIX
10 15 (22.06%) CSS
10 15 (22.06%) J2EE
10 15 (22.06%) GlassFish
11 14 (20.59%) Ruby
11 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
11 14 (20.59%) MySQL
11 14 (20.59%) JUnit
11 14 (20.59%) PHP
12 13 (19.12%) C
12 13 (19.12%) .NET
12 13 (19.12%) Python
13 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 12 (17.65%) Shell Script
13 12 (17.65%) Nagios
13 12 (17.65%) EJB

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (22.06%) Tomcat
1 15 (22.06%) GlassFish
2 5 (7.35%) JBoss
3 4 (5.88%) Node.js
4 3 (4.41%) WordPress
4 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.47%) OpenEdge
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) SaaS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.29%) HTTP
3 4 (5.88%) LAN
3 4 (5.88%) WAN
3 4 (5.88%) Modbus
4 3 (4.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (20.59%) MySQL
3 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.82%) SQLite
5 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.88%) Big Data
7 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.94%) Riak
8 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) JUnit
2 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 12 (17.65%) Maven
3 9 (13.24%) Subversion
4 6 (8.82%) VectorCAST
4 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.82%) Hudson
5 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.41%) Behat
6 3 (4.41%) WATIR
6 3 (4.41%) Selenium
6 3 (4.41%) RSpec
6 3 (4.41%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.94%) LabVIEW
7 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.94%) PVCS
7 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (8.82%) Automotive
2 4 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) JMS
2 15 (22.06%) CSS
2 15 (22.06%) J2EE
3 13 (19.12%) .NET
4 12 (17.65%) EJB
4 12 (17.65%) HTML
4 12 (17.65%) REST
4 12 (17.65%) Java EE
5 10 (14.71%) jQuery
6 9 (13.24%) Middleware
7 8 (11.76%) XML
7 8 (11.76%) JSON
8 6 (8.82%) Spring
8 6 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (8.82%) Ajax
8 6 (8.82%) Yii
8 6 (8.82%) POCO
9 5 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (7.35%) CSS3
9 5 (7.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.24%) Open Source
3 7 (10.29%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.29%) Device Driver
4 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) Social Media
6 2 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.94%) Statistics
6 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.94%) CUDA
7 1 (1.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 15 (22.06%) UNIX
3 7 (10.29%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (8.82%) Windows
5 2 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.47%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (98.53%) Software Engineering
2 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.94%) Scrum
4 16 (23.53%) OO
5 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
6 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (17.65%) Refactoring
6 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.65%) Multithreading
6 12 (17.65%) Kanban
7 9 (13.24%) TDD
8 8 (11.76%) UML
8 8 (11.76%) OO PHP
9 7 (10.29%) Software Architecture
9 7 (10.29%) OOD
10 6 (8.82%) Project Management
11 5 (7.35%) BDD
11 5 (7.35%) Functional Programming
11 5 (7.35%) MVC
11 5 (7.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) C++
2 27 (39.71%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) Java
4 19 (27.94%) C#
5 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 14 (20.59%) Ruby
6 14 (20.59%) PHP
7 13 (19.12%) C
7 13 (19.12%) Python
8 12 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 12 (17.65%) Perl
9 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
10 8 (11.76%) VC++
11 7 (10.29%) Embedded C++
12 3 (4.41%) Clojure
12 3 (4.41%) Erlang
12 3 (4.41%) PHP5
12 3 (4.41%) Scala
12 3 (4.41%) Groovy
13 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) VCP4
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.47%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Nagios
1 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (17.65%) Puppet
1 12 (17.65%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) QNX
3 6 (8.82%) MKS
3 6 (8.82%) Fujitsu
3 6 (8.82%) Zend
4 5 (7.35%) Twitter
5 3 (4.41%) Perforce
6 2 (2.94%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.94%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.47%) HP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago