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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 182 180 194
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 31 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 8
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,300 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
5069 4646 4769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4307 3881 3986
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -8 12 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Birmingham -3 7 £39,000 -2.50%
Worcestershire -1 5 £43,000 +12.41%
Staffordshire - 4 £62,500 -
Warwickshire -7 3 £47,500 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 57 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (46.67%) SQL
4 27 (45.00%) C++
5 25 (41.67%) Java
6 20 (33.33%) SaaS
7 19 (31.67%) C#
7 19 (31.67%) Linux
7 19 (31.67%) Scrum
8 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (28.33%) UNIX
8 17 (28.33%) J2EE
8 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
8 17 (28.33%) JMS
9 16 (26.67%) JUnit
9 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (26.67%) GlassFish
9 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
10 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 15 (25.00%) .NET
10 15 (25.00%) Ruby
11 14 (23.33%) Java EE
11 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
11 14 (23.33%) Nagios
11 14 (23.33%) Python
11 14 (23.33%) EJB
11 14 (23.33%) Perl
11 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
2 16 (26.67%) GlassFish
3 4 (6.67%) JBoss
4 3 (5.00%) Node.js
4 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.67%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) SaaS
2 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.67%) HTTP
3 4 (6.67%) Modbus
3 4 (6.67%) LAN
3 4 (6.67%) WAN
4 3 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (16.67%) MySQL
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.00%) SQLite
5 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.67%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (3.33%) Riak
6 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) JUnit
2 14 (23.33%) Maven
3 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.33%) VectorCAST
4 5 (8.33%) CANoe
4 5 (8.33%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.33%) RSpec
6 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.33%) Hudson
6 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.33%) LabVIEW
6 2 (3.33%) PVCS
6 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.33%) WATIR
6 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.33%) Automotive
2 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) J2EE
1 17 (28.33%) JMS
2 15 (25.00%) .NET
3 14 (23.33%) EJB
3 14 (23.33%) Java EE
3 14 (23.33%) REST
4 11 (18.33%) CSS
5 9 (15.00%) HTML
5 9 (15.00%) Middleware
6 8 (13.33%) JSON
7 7 (11.67%) Ajax
7 7 (11.67%) jQuery
7 7 (11.67%) XML
8 6 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (10.00%) POCO
9 5 (8.33%) Spring
9 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.33%) WCF
10 4 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.67%) Device Driver
2 7 (11.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Open Source
5 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.33%) CUDA
6 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (3.33%) Statistics
6 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 17 (28.33%) UNIX
3 7 (11.67%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) Scrum
4 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (23.33%) Refactoring
5 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (23.33%) Kanban
6 13 (21.67%) OO
7 11 (18.33%) Multithreading
8 9 (15.00%) TDD
9 8 (13.33%) UML
10 7 (11.67%) OOD
10 7 (11.67%) Software Architecture
11 6 (10.00%) Project Management
12 5 (8.33%) MVC
12 5 (8.33%) Migration
12 5 (8.33%) OO PHP
13 4 (6.67%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 27 (45.00%) C++
3 25 (41.67%) Java
4 19 (31.67%) C#
5 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.00%) Ruby
6 14 (23.33%) Perl
6 14 (23.33%) Python
6 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
7 9 (15.00%) PHP
7 9 (15.00%) C
8 7 (11.67%) Embedded C
8 7 (11.67%) VC++
9 5 (8.33%) Embedded C++
10 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
11 3 (5.00%) PHP5
12 2 (3.33%) C++/CLI
12 2 (3.33%) Haskell
12 2 (3.33%) Erlang
12 2 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) TickIT
2 1 (1.67%) WAI
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) Nagios
1 14 (23.33%) OpenNMS
1 14 (23.33%) Puppet
1 14 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) QNX
3 5 (8.33%) MKS
3 5 (8.33%) Fujitsu
3 5 (8.33%) Twitter
4 3 (5.00%) Perforce
5 2 (3.33%) Zend
6 1 (1.67%) HP
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