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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 198 194 190
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 27 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.41% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 24
Average salary £43,000 £40,750 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.52% -9.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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
Worcestershire -3 7 £47,500 +14.45%
Birmingham -5 6 £42,000 +12.00%
Coventry - 6 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire -19 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Staffordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (87.93%) Software Engineering
2 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.83%) SQL
4 24 (41.38%) C#
4 24 (41.38%) Scrum
5 23 (39.66%) Java
6 19 (32.76%) C++
7 17 (29.31%) .NET
7 17 (29.31%) TDD
8 16 (27.59%) Degree
9 14 (24.14%) Linux
9 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (22.41%) GlassFish
10 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (22.41%) J2EE
10 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
10 13 (22.41%) JMS
10 13 (22.41%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (20.69%) HTML
11 12 (20.69%) JUnit
11 12 (20.69%) Kanban
12 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
12 11 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (18.97%) SDLC
12 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
13 10 (17.24%) Python
13 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
13 10 (17.24%) Nagios
13 10 (17.24%) Perl
13 10 (17.24%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (22.41%) GlassFish
2 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.90%) JBoss
4 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Simulink
3 1 (1.72%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.24%) SaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.62%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.45%) Riak
5 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) JUnit
2 10 (17.24%) Maven
3 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.17%) RSpec
5 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.17%) Subversion
5 3 (5.17%) Hudson
5 3 (5.17%) WATIR
5 3 (5.17%) Selenium
5 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.45%) VectorCAST
6 2 (3.45%) CANoe
7 1 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.72%) jMock
General
1 6 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (10.34%) Electronics
2 5 (8.62%) Automotive
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) .NET
2 13 (22.41%) J2EE
2 13 (22.41%) JMS
3 12 (20.69%) HTML
4 10 (17.24%) Java EE
4 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 10 (17.24%) EJB
4 10 (17.24%) REST
5 7 (12.07%) CSS
5 7 (12.07%) WCF
5 7 (12.07%) WPF
6 6 (10.34%) RESTful
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (10.34%) Spring
7 5 (8.62%) HTML5
7 5 (8.62%) Qt
8 4 (6.90%) Middleware
9 3 (5.17%) Yii
9 3 (5.17%) RESTEasy
9 3 (5.17%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.45%) Statistics
4 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.72%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.72%) VHDL
5 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) UNIX
3 7 (12.07%) Windows
4 3 (5.17%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (87.93%) Software Engineering
2 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (41.38%) Scrum
4 17 (29.31%) TDD
5 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (20.69%) Kanban
7 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
7 11 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (18.97%) SDLC
8 10 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (17.24%) Refactoring
9 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
9 9 (15.52%) MVC
10 7 (12.07%) OO
11 5 (8.62%) OOD
11 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Development
12 4 (6.90%) Functional Programming
12 4 (6.90%) SOA
12 4 (6.90%) UML
12 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) SQL
2 24 (41.38%) C#
3 23 (39.66%) Java
4 19 (32.76%) C++
5 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.24%) Perl
6 10 (17.24%) Python
6 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
6 10 (17.24%) Ruby
7 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.62%) C
9 3 (5.17%) Embedded C++
9 3 (5.17%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.17%) PHP
9 3 (5.17%) Groovy
10 2 (3.45%) Scala
10 2 (3.45%) Clojure
10 2 (3.45%) GLSL
10 2 (3.45%) HLSL
10 2 (3.45%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) TickIT
2 1 (1.72%) WAI
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Nagios
1 10 (17.24%) OpenNMS
1 10 (17.24%) Puppet
1 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) QNX
2 3 (5.17%) Zend
3 2 (3.45%) MKS
3 2 (3.45%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) EMC
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