The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 213 189
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 20 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 26
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,220 £58,750
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 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 4869 6012 5192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 97.21% 96.33% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4100 4781 4394
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +28 9 £45,000 -20.00%
Birmingham +13 5 £47,500 +6.74%
Coventry +5 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Staffordshire +3 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Senior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
4 22 (51.16%) Unit Testing
4 22 (51.16%) User Experience
5 21 (48.84%) Node.js
6 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
7 18 (41.86%) Scrum
8 17 (39.53%) MVC
9 16 (37.21%) SQL
9 16 (37.21%) SOA
9 16 (37.21%) Microservices
10 15 (34.88%) Mentoring
10 15 (34.88%) User Stories
10 15 (34.88%) TDD
11 14 (32.56%) Python
12 13 (30.23%) RESTful
12 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
13 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
13 12 (27.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (27.91%) NoSQL
13 12 (27.91%) Natural Language Processing
13 12 (27.91%) Machine Learning
13 12 (27.91%) CRM
13 12 (27.91%) Back Office
13 12 (27.91%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (27.91%) Java
14 11 (25.58%) CSS
14 11 (25.58%) Linux

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 2 (4.65%) JBoss
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SNMP
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
1 12 (27.91%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (16.28%) Data Mining
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) Big Data
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Babel
2 10 (23.26%) Grunt
2 10 (23.26%) gulp
2 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.60%) Subversion
4 5 (11.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (11.63%) Appium
4 5 (11.63%) Calabash
4 5 (11.63%) Jasmine
4 5 (11.63%) Mocha
4 5 (11.63%) UI Automator
4 5 (11.63%) webpack
5 4 (9.30%) JUnit
6 3 (6.98%) Selenium
6 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (27.91%) Back Office
2 10 (23.26%) Billing
3 6 (13.95%) Automotive
4 4 (9.30%) Electronics
5 3 (6.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) Node.js
2 13 (30.23%) RESTful
3 12 (27.91%) Natural Language Processing
4 11 (25.58%) CSS
4 11 (25.58%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) HTML5
4 11 (25.58%) React
5 8 (18.60%) jQuery
5 8 (18.60%) Web Services
5 8 (18.60%) XML
6 7 (16.28%) .NET
6 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
6 7 (16.28%) Django
6 7 (16.28%) Flask
6 7 (16.28%) JSON
7 5 (11.63%) Browserify
7 5 (11.63%) NativeScript
7 5 (11.63%) OOCSS
7 5 (11.63%) React Native
7 5 (11.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) User Experience
2 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.63%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) Unit Testing
4 18 (41.86%) Scrum
5 17 (39.53%) MVC
6 16 (37.21%) Microservices
6 16 (37.21%) SOA
7 15 (34.88%) Mentoring
7 15 (34.88%) TDD
7 15 (34.88%) User Stories
8 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
9 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (27.91%) CRM
9 12 (27.91%) Machine Learning
10 10 (23.26%) Single Customer View
11 7 (16.28%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (16.28%) Speech Recognition
12 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
12 5 (11.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) Python
4 12 (27.91%) Java
5 10 (23.26%) C#
5 10 (23.26%) ES6
6 7 (16.28%) C
6 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
6 7 (16.28%) PHP
7 6 (13.95%) Objective-C
8 5 (11.63%) Apple Swift
8 5 (11.63%) ECMAScript
8 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
9 4 (9.30%) C++
9 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
10 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.33%) Ruby
11 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (23.26%) Adobe
3 5 (11.63%) Appcelerator
3 5 (11.63%) Facebook
3 5 (11.63%) Google
3 5 (11.63%) Twitter
3 5 (11.63%) Zend
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle