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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 184 168 188
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 32 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.69% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -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
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 10 £43,750 -16.66% 2
Staffordshire - 8 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire -4 7 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Worcestershire +10 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Walsall - 2 £37,500 -
Birmingham -19 1 £57,500 +47.43%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (38.78%) C++
3 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
5 16 (32.65%) SQL
6 14 (28.57%) C#
6 14 (28.57%) Java
7 13 (26.53%) HTML
7 13 (26.53%) OO
8 12 (24.49%) PHP
8 12 (24.49%) CSS
8 12 (24.49%) Scrum
9 11 (22.45%) Linux
10 10 (20.41%) C
10 10 (20.41%) .NET
10 10 (20.41%) MySQL
10 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.41%) Degree
11 9 (18.37%) J2EE
11 9 (18.37%) XML
11 9 (18.37%) SaaS
11 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
12 8 (16.33%) VC++
12 8 (16.33%) JMS
12 8 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (16.33%) Ruby
12 8 (16.33%) jQuery
12 8 (16.33%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 7 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 5 (10.20%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) JBoss
3 3 (6.12%) WordPress
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) Modbus
4 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) Broadband
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) MySQL
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.16%) SQLite
4 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 6 (12.24%) JUnit
3 5 (10.20%) Hudson
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) Maven
3 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.12%) PHPUnit
4 3 (6.12%) VectorCAST
4 3 (6.12%) Behat
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) RSpec
5 2 (4.08%) LabVIEW
5 2 (4.08%) WATIR
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) PVCS
5 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.16%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) CSS
3 10 (20.41%) .NET
4 9 (18.37%) J2EE
4 9 (18.37%) XML
5 8 (16.33%) JMS
5 8 (16.33%) jQuery
6 6 (12.24%) Middleware
6 6 (12.24%) REST
7 5 (10.20%) EJB
7 5 (10.20%) Web Services
7 5 (10.20%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) Yii
7 5 (10.20%) Java EE
7 5 (10.20%) JSON
8 4 (8.16%) Spring
8 4 (8.16%) Ajax
8 4 (8.16%) POCO
8 4 (8.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (8.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) Device Driver
2 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) Social Media
3 3 (6.12%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Blog
5 1 (2.04%) CUDA
5 1 (2.04%) Physics
5 1 (2.04%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.04%) CCTV
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) UNIX
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (6.12%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) OO
4 12 (24.49%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 7 (14.29%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) UML
7 6 (12.24%) OOD
7 6 (12.24%) OO PHP
7 6 (12.24%) BDD
8 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (10.20%) Kanban
8 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
8 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
8 5 (10.20%) MVC
9 4 (8.16%) Project Management
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) C++
2 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) Java
4 14 (28.57%) C#
5 12 (24.49%) PHP
6 10 (20.41%) C
7 8 (16.33%) VC++
7 8 (16.33%) Ruby
8 7 (14.29%) Embedded C
9 6 (12.24%) Python
10 5 (10.20%) Perl
10 5 (10.20%) Embedded C++
10 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
11 3 (6.12%) PHP5
12 2 (4.08%) XPath
12 2 (4.08%) Groovy
13 1 (2.04%) F#
13 1 (2.04%) Scala
13 1 (2.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.04%) TickIT
1 1 (2.04%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Nagios
1 5 (10.20%) OpenNMS
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
1 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) QNX
2 5 (10.20%) Zend
3 3 (6.12%) Twitter
3 3 (6.12%) MKS
3 3 (6.12%) Perforce
3 3 (6.12%) Fujitsu
4 2 (4.08%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.08%) Red Gate
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