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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 202 202 176
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 15 11 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.20% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 35
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
5270 5142 5161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4397 4264 4397
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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
(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 5 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Coventry - 4 £37,500 - 2
Worcestershire 0 3 £47,500 +15.15% 3
Staffordshire +4 2 £45,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (86.05%) Software Engineering
2 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Scrum
4 17 (39.53%) C#
4 17 (39.53%) SQL
5 16 (37.21%) TDD
6 15 (34.88%) Degree
6 15 (34.88%) Java
7 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
7 13 (30.23%) C++
7 13 (30.23%) .NET
8 12 (27.91%) HTML
8 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (25.58%) SDLC
9 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
10 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (20.93%) GlassFish
11 9 (20.93%) Linux
11 9 (20.93%) JMS
12 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
12 8 (18.60%) J2EE
12 8 (18.60%) Kanban
13 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
13 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (16.28%) Ruby
13 7 (16.28%) WPF
13 7 (16.28%) Java EE
13 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
13 7 (16.28%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (20.93%) GlassFish
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Simulink
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) SaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JUnit
2 6 (13.95%) Maven
2 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.98%) Hudson
4 3 (6.98%) RSpec
4 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.98%) WATIR
4 3 (6.98%) Selenium
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) jMock
General
1 6 (13.95%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (13.95%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) HTML
3 9 (20.93%) JMS
4 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
4 8 (18.60%) J2EE
5 7 (16.28%) CSS
5 7 (16.28%) Java EE
5 7 (16.28%) WPF
6 6 (13.95%) Qt
6 6 (13.95%) RESTful
6 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.95%) REST
6 6 (13.95%) EJB
7 5 (11.63%) HTML5
7 5 (11.63%) WCF
7 5 (11.63%) Spring
8 3 (6.98%) Apache Flex
8 3 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) VHDL
4 1 (2.33%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) CUDA
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) UNIX
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Software Engineering
2 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Scrum
4 16 (37.21%) TDD
5 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
6 11 (25.58%) SDLC
7 8 (18.60%) Kanban
8 7 (16.28%) MVC
8 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (13.95%) OO
9 6 (13.95%) Refactoring
9 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (11.63%) SOA
11 4 (9.30%) OOD
12 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.98%) UML
12 3 (6.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) C#
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) C++
4 7 (16.28%) Ruby
5 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.95%) Python
5 6 (13.95%) Perl
6 5 (11.63%) C
7 4 (9.30%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.65%) PHP
9 2 (4.65%) Groovy
9 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.33%) VC++
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) TickIT
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Nagios
1 6 (13.95%) OpenNMS
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
1 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) QNX
2 2 (4.65%) Zend
3 1 (2.33%) EMC
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Health + Pension + WFH
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
E.ON
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago