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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 203 169 185
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 23 35 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.67% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.70% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 10
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.29% -
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
5468 4995 4520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.31% 95.73% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 4270 3862
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -8 7 £52,500 +23.52%
Birmingham -26 5 £40,000 -16.66%
Staffordshire - 3 £70,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £41,250 -
Solihull - 2 £42,500 -
Walsall -1 1 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Coventry -16 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (41.30%) C++
3 18 (39.13%) C#
4 17 (36.96%) HTML
5 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (32.61%) .NET
7 14 (30.43%) Degree
8 13 (28.26%) C
9 11 (23.91%) SQL
9 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
10 10 (21.74%) Scrum
11 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
11 9 (19.57%) CSS
11 9 (19.57%) Linux
11 9 (19.57%) OO
12 8 (17.39%) Windows
12 8 (17.39%) PHP
12 8 (17.39%) Java
12 8 (17.39%) Embedded C
12 8 (17.39%) MVC
12 8 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (15.22%) TDD
13 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
13 7 (15.22%) XML
13 7 (15.22%) HTML5
14 6 (13.04%) BDD
14 6 (13.04%) Hudson
14 6 (13.04%) Yii
14 6 (13.04%) Zend

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (6.52%) GlassFish
1 3 (6.52%) WordPress
1 3 (6.52%) JBoss
2 2 (4.35%) Node.js
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Broadband
2 2 (4.35%) Modbus
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Hudson
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) WATIR
4 3 (6.52%) Selenium
4 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.52%) Behat
4 3 (6.52%) RSpec
4 3 (6.52%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.17%) PVCS
5 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.17%) VectorCAST
5 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (6.52%) Electronics
1 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 15 (32.61%) .NET
3 9 (19.57%) CSS
4 7 (15.22%) XML
4 7 (15.22%) HTML5
5 6 (13.04%) Yii
5 6 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (10.87%) MFC
6 5 (10.87%) Web Services
7 4 (8.70%) jQuery
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.52%) Spring
8 3 (6.52%) WinForms
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.52%) Symfony
8 3 (6.52%) JPA
8 3 (6.52%) XSLT
8 3 (6.52%) JMS
8 3 (6.52%) CSS3
8 3 (6.52%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) CCTV
1 5 (10.87%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Social Media
4 2 (4.35%) Semantic Web
4 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Physics
5 1 (2.17%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.17%) Blog
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (2.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) OO
5 8 (17.39%) MVC
6 7 (15.22%) TDD
7 6 (13.04%) BDD
7 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.70%) OOD
9 3 (6.52%) SOA
9 3 (6.52%) OO PHP
9 3 (6.52%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
10 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.35%) People Management
10 2 (4.35%) Analytics
10 2 (4.35%) CRM
10 2 (4.35%) UML
11 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) C++
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) C
5 11 (23.91%) SQL
6 8 (17.39%) PHP
6 8 (17.39%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) Embedded C
7 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
8 6 (13.04%) VC++
8 6 (13.04%) Ruby
9 4 (8.70%) XPath
10 3 (6.52%) Groovy
10 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.17%) Erlang
11 1 (2.17%) Python
11 1 (2.17%) VB
11 1 (2.17%) F#
11 1 (2.17%) Scala
11 1 (2.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO 9000
1 3 (6.52%) TickIT
2 1 (2.17%) JTAG
2 1 (2.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Zend
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Red Gate
4 2 (4.35%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.35%) Freescale
4 2 (4.35%) QNX
4 2 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.17%) MKS
5 1 (2.17%) Perforce
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago