The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 82 68
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.38% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 504 685 613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.55% 97.03% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 412 607 537
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Staffordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Staffordshire

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Staffordshire region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle