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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 219 174 179
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 14 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.70% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.73% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 10
Average salary £42,574 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £55,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
5529 4808 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.06% 96.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4182 3315
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -17 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Birmingham -10 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Staffordshire -5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Worcestershire -12 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Warwickshire -21 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (63.16%) SQL
4 20 (52.63%) Degree
4 20 (52.63%) Unit Testing
5 17 (44.74%) TDD
5 17 (44.74%) Retail
6 16 (42.11%) Scrum
6 16 (42.11%) HTML
6 16 (42.11%) Java
6 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
7 15 (39.47%) MySQL
7 15 (39.47%) SOA
7 15 (39.47%) Workflow
7 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (39.47%) Mathematics
8 14 (36.84%) RESTful
8 14 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (36.84%) Billing
8 14 (36.84%) DSDM
8 14 (36.84%) .NET
9 13 (34.21%) C#
10 11 (28.95%) WPF
11 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
12 9 (23.68%) CSS
12 9 (23.68%) Windows
12 9 (23.68%) MVC
13 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 8 (21.05%) JBoss
13 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (21.05%) JBoss
2 7 (18.42%) GlassFish
3 3 (7.89%) CMS
3 3 (7.89%) Drupal
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Force.com
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) MySQL
2 14 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Selenium
3 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
3 7 (18.42%) Hudson
3 7 (18.42%) RSpec
3 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
3 7 (18.42%) WATIR
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Subversion
7 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.63%) jMock
7 1 (2.63%) Maven
7 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (44.74%) Retail
2 14 (36.84%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) RESTful
3 11 (28.95%) WPF
4 9 (23.68%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (21.05%) WCF
6 7 (18.42%) Ajax
6 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
6 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
6 7 (18.42%) Java EE
6 7 (18.42%) JAX-RS
6 7 (18.42%) JMS
6 7 (18.42%) JPA
6 7 (18.42%) RESTEasy
6 7 (18.42%) Spring
6 7 (18.42%) Visualforce
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (15.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) CUDA
3 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
3 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) Unit Testing
4 17 (44.74%) TDD
5 16 (42.11%) Scrum
6 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (39.47%) SOA
6 15 (39.47%) Workflow
7 14 (36.84%) DSDM
8 9 (23.68%) MVC
9 8 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (13.16%) Time Management
11 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 3 (7.89%) Content Management
12 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (7.89%) Data Management
12 3 (7.89%) DevOps
12 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
12 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (7.89%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) Apex Code
4 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Ruby
5 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.16%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) F#
7 4 (10.53%) C
8 3 (7.89%) PHP
9 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO 9000
1 5 (13.16%) TickIT
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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