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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 174 173 194
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 30 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.47% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 9
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Coventry +3 14 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire -6 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Worcestershire +6 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham -11 1 £57,500 - 2
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (40.00%) C++
3 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (36.36%) SQL
5 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
6 18 (32.73%) Java
7 17 (30.91%) OO
8 15 (27.27%) CSS
9 14 (25.45%) Linux
9 14 (25.45%) PHP
9 14 (25.45%) C#
9 14 (25.45%) Scrum
9 14 (25.45%) SaaS
10 13 (23.64%) HTML
10 13 (23.64%) MySQL
11 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
11 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
11 12 (21.82%) J2EE
11 12 (21.82%) JMS
11 12 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
12 11 (20.00%) GlassFish
12 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.00%) C
12 11 (20.00%) UNIX
12 11 (20.00%) XML
13 10 (18.18%) .NET
13 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
13 10 (18.18%) jQuery
13 10 (18.18%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) JBoss
3 4 (7.27%) Node.js
4 3 (5.45%) WordPress
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) SaaS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) HTTP
2 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.09%) Modbus
4 4 (7.27%) LAN
4 4 (7.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) MySQL
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.91%) SQLite
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.36%) JUnit
3 8 (14.55%) Maven
4 7 (12.73%) Subversion
5 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.91%) Hudson
6 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.27%) VectorCAST
8 3 (5.45%) Behat
8 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.45%) RSpec
8 3 (5.45%) PHPUnit
8 3 (5.45%) WATIR
8 3 (5.45%) Selenium
9 2 (3.64%) PVCS
9 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.64%) LabVIEW
9 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (7.27%) Electronics
1 4 (7.27%) Automotive
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) CSS
2 13 (23.64%) HTML
3 12 (21.82%) J2EE
3 12 (21.82%) JMS
4 11 (20.00%) XML
5 10 (18.18%) .NET
5 10 (18.18%) jQuery
6 9 (16.36%) REST
7 8 (14.55%) EJB
7 8 (14.55%) Middleware
7 8 (14.55%) Java EE
8 7 (12.73%) JSON
9 6 (10.91%) Ajax
9 6 (10.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (10.91%) Yii
9 6 (10.91%) POCO
10 5 (9.09%) CSS3
10 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (9.09%) Spring
10 5 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Open Source
2 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.73%) Device Driver
4 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.45%) Social Media
6 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.64%) CUDA
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (1.82%) Blog
7 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) UNIX
3 7 (12.73%) Nucleus RTOS
4 5 (9.09%) Windows
5 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.91%) OO
4 14 (25.45%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
6 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 8 (14.55%) UML
7 8 (14.55%) OOD
7 8 (14.55%) Refactoring
7 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (14.55%) OO PHP
7 8 (14.55%) Kanban
7 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
9 6 (10.91%) Project Management
9 6 (10.91%) TDD
9 6 (10.91%) BDD
10 5 (9.09%) Migration
10 5 (9.09%) MVC
11 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) C++
2 20 (36.36%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
4 18 (32.73%) Java
5 14 (25.45%) PHP
5 14 (25.45%) C#
6 11 (20.00%) C
7 10 (18.18%) Ruby
8 9 (16.36%) Python
9 8 (14.55%) Perl
9 8 (14.55%) VC++
9 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
10 7 (12.73%) Embedded C
11 5 (9.09%) Embedded C++
12 3 (5.45%) Groovy
12 3 (5.45%) PHP5
13 2 (3.64%) XPath
14 1 (1.82%) Clojure
14 1 (1.82%) Scala
14 1 (1.82%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Nagios
1 8 (14.55%) Puppet
1 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (14.55%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) QNX
3 6 (10.91%) Zend
4 5 (9.09%) Twitter
5 4 (7.27%) MKS
5 4 (7.27%) Fujitsu
6 3 (5.45%) Perforce
7 2 (3.64%) DevExpress
7 2 (3.64%) Red Gate
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, Birmingham
Metail
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Birmingham
Metail
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago