Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 304 265
Rank change year-on-year +25 -39 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 39 47 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 50
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -7.78%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,250 £36,200
90th Percentile £56,625 £59,110 £55,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9700 11899 10820
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.69% 96.18% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8178 9456 9025
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,034
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +29 15 £46,750 -16.89% 1
Birmingham +18 11 £50,000 +13.64%
Staffordshire +17 7 £42,500 -5.56%
Coventry +1 6 £40,000 -15.79%
Senior Software Engineer
England

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) Scrum
4 17 (43.59%) Unit Testing
5 16 (41.03%) Java
5 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
6 15 (38.46%) TDD
7 14 (35.90%) User Experience
8 13 (33.33%) MVC
9 12 (30.77%) SOA
9 12 (30.77%) Mobile App
10 11 (28.21%) Node.js
11 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
11 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
11 10 (25.64%) RESTful
12 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
12 9 (23.08%) Python
12 9 (23.08%) Web Services
12 9 (23.08%) JUnit
12 9 (23.08%) Photoshop
12 9 (23.08%) Adobe
12 9 (23.08%) Billing
12 9 (23.08%) Grunt
12 9 (23.08%) gulp
12 9 (23.08%) ES6
12 9 (23.08%) Babel
12 9 (23.08%) Single Customer View
13 8 (20.51%) Microservices
13 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
13 8 (20.51%) C#

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.69%) WildFly
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Profibus
2 2 (5.13%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.13%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 8 (20.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.26%) Big Data
3 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.08%) Babel
2 9 (23.08%) Grunt
2 9 (23.08%) gulp
2 9 (23.08%) JUnit
3 5 (12.82%) webpack
4 4 (10.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (10.26%) Appium
4 4 (10.26%) Calabash
4 4 (10.26%) Jasmine
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.26%) Maven
4 4 (10.26%) Mocha
4 4 (10.26%) Subversion
4 4 (10.26%) UI Automator
5 3 (7.69%) Hudson
5 3 (7.69%) JBehave
6 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) Mockito
6 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (23.08%) Billing
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Node.js
2 10 (25.64%) RESTful
3 9 (23.08%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
5 7 (17.95%) HTML
5 7 (17.95%) Spring
5 7 (17.95%) XML
6 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 5 (12.82%) Browserify
7 5 (12.82%) JPA
7 5 (12.82%) jQuery
7 5 (12.82%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (12.82%) OOCSS
7 5 (12.82%) Sass
7 5 (12.82%) Symfony
7 5 (12.82%) Yii
8 4 (10.26%) JSON
8 4 (10.26%) NativeScript
8 4 (10.26%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) User Experience
2 12 (30.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.26%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Android
1 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.26%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) Scrum
4 17 (43.59%) Unit Testing
5 15 (38.46%) TDD
6 13 (33.33%) MVC
7 12 (30.77%) SOA
8 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
9 9 (23.08%) Single Customer View
10 8 (20.51%) Microservices
11 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
12 6 (15.38%) User Stories
13 5 (12.82%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 5 (12.82%) CRM
13 5 (12.82%) Deep Learning
13 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
13 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
13 5 (12.82%) Mobile First
13 5 (12.82%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.08%) ES6
2 9 (23.08%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) C
4 7 (17.95%) C++
4 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) PHP
6 4 (10.26%) Apple Swift
6 4 (10.26%) ECMAScript
6 4 (10.26%) Objective-C
6 4 (10.26%) Pascal
6 4 (10.26%) TypeScript
7 3 (7.69%) Scala
8 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Adobe
2 5 (12.82%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (12.82%) Zend
3 4 (10.26%) Appcelerator
3 4 (10.26%) Facebook
3 4 (10.26%) Google
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Twitter
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago