The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 188 190 184
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.47% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.49% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 4
Average salary £40,750 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.10% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,600 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5104 5278 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.85% 94.79% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4434 4018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Warwickshire +19 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Worcestershire +4 6 £41,500 -1.19%
Birmingham +2 4 £37,500 -21.87% 1
Solihull - 2 £50,000 -
Staffordshire -6 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) C++
3 19 (52.78%) .NET
4 15 (41.67%) C
5 14 (38.89%) C#
6 12 (33.33%) HTML
7 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.78%) Degree
8 10 (27.78%) MFC
8 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
9 9 (25.00%) Windows
10 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.22%) HTML5
10 8 (22.22%) Ruby
10 8 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) Linux
12 5 (13.89%) VC++
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
12 5 (13.89%) XML
12 5 (13.89%) PVCS
12 5 (13.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (13.89%) VB
12 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
12 5 (13.89%) Broadband
12 5 (13.89%) Embedded C++
12 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (13.89%) Electronics
12 5 (13.89%) Perforce

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.78%) Node.js
1 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
1 5 (13.89%) Broadband
1 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.78%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) PVCS
1 5 (13.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) RSpec
4 1 (2.78%) WATIR
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.89%) Electronics
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) MFC
4 8 (22.22%) HTML5
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (13.89%) XML
5 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) Web Services
7 2 (5.56%) XSD
7 2 (5.56%) XSL
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.56%) Sass
7 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.78%) RESTEasy
8 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.78%) XSLT
8 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) CCTV
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Semantic Web
3 2 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) Physics
4 1 (2.78%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
3 5 (13.89%) System Testing
4 4 (11.11%) MVC
4 4 (11.11%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) OOD
6 2 (5.56%) SOA
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) UML
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (2.78%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C++
2 15 (41.67%) C
3 14 (38.89%) C#
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
6 8 (22.22%) Ruby
7 5 (13.89%) VC++
7 5 (13.89%) VB
7 5 (13.89%) Embedded C++
8 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 4 (11.11%) Java
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
9 2 (5.56%) XPath
9 2 (5.56%) PHP
10 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) TickIT
1 4 (11.11%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.78%) JTAG
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Perforce
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) Freescale
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) QNX
5 1 (2.78%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago