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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 189 178 188
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 29 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.69% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.72% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 13
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £56,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
5416 4987 4401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.15% 95.44% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 4278 3804
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +5 8 £53,750 +19.44%
Staffordshire - 6 £50,750 - 1
Coventry -4 4 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Birmingham -19 4 £40,000 -1.84%
Worcestershire +5 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Walsall - 2 £37,500 -
Dudley +1 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 16 (36.36%) C++
3 16 (36.36%) HTML
4 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.82%) C#
6 13 (29.55%) Degree
7 11 (25.00%) SQL
8 10 (22.73%) C
8 10 (22.73%) .NET
8 10 (22.73%) PHP
8 10 (22.73%) CSS
8 10 (22.73%) Linux
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.45%) Java
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.45%) Scrum
10 8 (18.18%) Embedded C
10 8 (18.18%) OO
11 7 (15.91%) XML
11 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
11 7 (15.91%) MySQL
11 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++
11 7 (15.91%) MVC
11 7 (15.91%) Windows
11 7 (15.91%) Ruby
11 7 (15.91%) Open Source
12 6 (13.64%) HTML5
12 6 (13.64%) BDD
12 6 (13.64%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (11.36%) GlassFish
2 4 (9.09%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) WordPress
3 3 (6.82%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Broadband
2 3 (6.82%) Modbus
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) Hudson
2 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) Subversion
4 3 (6.82%) WATIR
4 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.82%) RSpec
4 3 (6.82%) PHPUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Behat
4 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) VectorCAST
5 2 (4.55%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) PVCS
6 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) MSI
6 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 2 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) HTML
2 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) XML
4 6 (13.64%) HTML5
4 6 (13.64%) Yii
5 5 (11.36%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 5 (11.36%) JMS
5 5 (11.36%) Middleware
6 4 (9.09%) J2EE
6 4 (9.09%) jQuery
6 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.82%) JAX-RS
7 3 (6.82%) RESTEasy
7 3 (6.82%) JPA
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
7 3 (6.82%) REST
7 3 (6.82%) CSS3
7 3 (6.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 4 (9.09%) CCTV
3 3 (6.82%) Social Media
3 3 (6.82%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Blog
5 1 (2.27%) Physics
5 1 (2.27%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Nucleus RTOS
5 3 (6.82%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Scrum
4 8 (18.18%) OO
5 7 (15.91%) MVC
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
6 6 (13.64%) BDD
7 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.36%) OOD
8 4 (9.09%) UML
8 4 (9.09%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.82%) OO PHP
9 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.82%) SOA
10 2 (4.55%) CRM
10 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.55%) Kanban
10 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) C++
3 14 (31.82%) C#
4 11 (25.00%) SQL
5 10 (22.73%) C
5 10 (22.73%) PHP
6 9 (20.45%) Java
7 8 (18.18%) Embedded C
8 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++
8 7 (15.91%) Ruby
9 5 (11.36%) VC++
10 4 (9.09%) XPath
11 3 (6.82%) Python
11 3 (6.82%) Groovy
12 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
12 2 (4.55%) Perl
13 1 (2.27%) PHP5
13 1 (2.27%) Erlang
13 1 (2.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.27%) TickIT
1 1 (2.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nagios
1 2 (4.55%) OpenNMS
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Zend
3 4 (9.09%) QNX
4 2 (4.55%) MKS
4 2 (4.55%) Perforce
4 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
4 2 (4.55%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.55%) Red Gate
5 1 (2.27%) Freescale
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Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago