The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 135 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 1.85% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.92% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 16
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2277 1978 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.32% 96.49% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1632 1587
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (56.10%) C++
4 21 (51.22%) Degree
5 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
5 20 (48.78%) Linux
6 19 (46.34%) XML
7 18 (43.90%) OO
7 18 (43.90%) HTTP
7 18 (43.90%) NoSQL
8 17 (41.46%) OOD
8 17 (41.46%) REST
9 16 (39.02%) Subversion
10 15 (36.59%) MySQL
11 14 (34.15%) Games
11 14 (34.15%) JSON
12 13 (31.71%) Online Gambling
12 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
12 13 (31.71%) Apache
12 13 (31.71%) Game Development
12 13 (31.71%) Facebook
12 13 (31.71%) Facebook Platform
12 13 (31.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (31.71%) Redis
13 11 (26.83%) .NET
13 11 (26.83%) Java
14 10 (24.39%) MVC
15 8 (19.51%) SQL
15 8 (19.51%) C#
15 8 (19.51%) Computer Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (31.71%) Apache
1 13 (31.71%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) NoSQL
2 15 (36.59%) MySQL
3 13 (31.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (31.71%) Redis
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
2 16 (39.02%) Subversion
3 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (9.76%) Gradle
4 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 4 (9.76%) MSBuild
4 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) CANoe
6 1 (2.44%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.44%) VectorCAST
General
1 14 (34.15%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) XML
2 17 (41.46%) REST
3 14 (34.15%) JSON
4 11 (26.83%) .NET
5 7 (17.07%) WCF
6 6 (14.63%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.20%) jQuery
8 4 (9.76%) CSS
8 4 (9.76%) HTML
8 4 (9.76%) Node.js
8 4 (9.76%) XSLT
9 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.88%) MFC
11 1 (2.44%) Android SDK
11 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
11 1 (2.44%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Online Gambling
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.88%) User Experience
7 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.44%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (43.90%) OO
4 17 (41.46%) OOD
5 13 (31.71%) Game Development
6 10 (24.39%) MVC
7 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) SOA
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
10 3 (7.32%) AOP
10 3 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (7.32%) Microservices
11 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.88%) OOP
11 2 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) C++
2 11 (26.83%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) C
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.76%) XPath
7 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) VC++
9 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Facebook
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.44%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.44%) MKS
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.44%) Zend
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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