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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 126 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.95% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.98% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 36
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £85,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2244 1841 2119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.56% 97.25% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 1542 1922
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 24 (96.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) C
4 11 (44.00%) Embedded C
5 10 (40.00%) .NET
6 9 (36.00%) Automotive
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) Degree
8 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (28.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) C++
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) MVC
9 6 (24.00%) Electronics
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (16.00%) TDD
11 4 (16.00%) Java
11 4 (16.00%) PHP
11 4 (16.00%) SOLID
12 3 (12.00%) MISRA
12 3 (12.00%) Re-Platforming
12 3 (12.00%) CSS
12 3 (12.00%) Windows
12 3 (12.00%) Retail
12 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
12 3 (12.00%) Node.js
12 3 (12.00%) CSS3

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 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Blender
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.00%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) CANoe
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Gradle
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (36.00%) Automotive
2 6 (24.00%) Electronics
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) CSS3
4 3 (12.00%) Node.js
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.00%) ATL
6 1 (4.00%) COM
6 1 (4.00%) MFC
6 1 (4.00%) Three.js
6 1 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (4.00%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (4.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Blog
2 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) Mechatronics
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (4.00%) Physics
2 1 (4.00%) Smart Home
2 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) SOLID
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (8.00%) Microservices
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Database Security
8 1 (4.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.00%) Open Source
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
8 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) C
3 11 (44.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (24.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Go
7 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) MISRA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO26262
3 1 (4.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Freescale
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Green Hills
2 1 (4.00%) QNX
2 1 (4.00%) Renesas
2 1 (4.00%) Xamarin
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