The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 120 135 118
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.22% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +7.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1772 2251 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.88% 95.54% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1746 1431
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Birmingham

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Birmingham

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) JUnit
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Node.js
6 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago