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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 202 177 194
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 15 37 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.68% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.71% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 4
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +23.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £61,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +2 4 £51,250 +20.58% 1
Birmingham -16 4 £38,750 -22.50%
Solihull - 3 £42,500 -
Worcestershire -4 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Staffordshire -10 1 - -
Coventry -10 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (47.50%) C++
3 17 (42.50%) C#
3 17 (42.50%) .NET
4 15 (37.50%) C
5 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (32.50%) HTML
7 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (27.50%) Degree
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) Windows
11 8 (20.00%) Scrum
11 8 (20.00%) XML
11 8 (20.00%) MFC
11 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (20.00%) Embedded C
12 7 (17.50%) MVC
12 7 (17.50%) SQL
12 7 (17.50%) Linux
12 7 (17.50%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (17.50%) HTML5
13 6 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (15.00%) Ruby
13 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (15.00%) OO
13 6 (15.00%) VC++
13 6 (15.00%) Java
14 5 (12.50%) CSS
14 5 (12.50%) Web Services
14 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
2 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Broadband
2 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) PVCS
3 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.00%) Hudson
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) WATIR
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) RSpec
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.50%) Behat
General
1 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) HTML
3 8 (20.00%) XML
3 8 (20.00%) MFC
4 7 (17.50%) HTML5
5 6 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (12.50%) CSS
6 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) XSLT
9 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.00%) Sass
9 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.00%) Yii
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) CCTV
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Firmware
3 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.00%) Semantic Web
5 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Physics
5 1 (2.50%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) MVC
5 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) OOD
7 3 (7.50%) System Testing
7 3 (7.50%) BDD
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.00%) People Management
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
9 1 (2.50%) UML
9 1 (2.50%) ERP
9 1 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.50%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) C++
2 17 (42.50%) C#
3 15 (37.50%) C
4 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) Ruby
7 6 (15.00%) VC++
7 6 (15.00%) Java
8 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++
9 4 (10.00%) XPath
9 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (7.50%) VB
10 3 (7.50%) PHP
11 1 (2.50%) Python
11 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 9000
1 4 (10.00%) TickIT
2 1 (2.50%) JTAG
2 1 (2.50%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Perforce
3 2 (5.00%) Freescale
3 2 (5.00%) Zend
3 2 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) QNX
4 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.50%) Red Gate
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago