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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 119 94 103
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 2.25% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.29% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 20
Median salary £46,250 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.49% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
2280 1787 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.48% 98.19% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 1455 1574
Median salary £40,250 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.01% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 28 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (55.81%) C++
4 23 (53.49%) Degree
5 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
5 21 (48.84%) XML
5 21 (48.84%) OO
6 20 (46.51%) Linux
6 20 (46.51%) NoSQL
7 18 (41.86%) REST
7 18 (41.86%) HTTP
8 17 (39.53%) OOD
9 16 (37.21%) JSON
9 16 (37.21%) Subversion
10 15 (34.88%) Games
11 14 (32.56%) Java
11 14 (32.56%) MySQL
11 14 (32.56%) Game Development
12 13 (30.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (30.23%) Redis
12 13 (30.23%) Facebook
12 13 (30.23%) Facebook Platform
12 13 (30.23%) Apache
12 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
12 13 (30.23%) Online Gambling
13 11 (25.58%) .NET
14 10 (23.26%) SQL
14 10 (23.26%) C#
14 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
15 9 (20.93%) MVC

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 (30.23%) Apache
1 13 (30.23%) Facebook Platform
2 4 (9.30%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) NoSQL
2 14 (32.56%) MySQL
3 13 (30.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (30.23%) Redis
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
2 16 (37.21%) Subversion
3 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (9.30%) Gradle
4 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 4 (9.30%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) MSBuild
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.65%) LabVIEW
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.33%) CANoe
7 1 (2.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 15 (34.88%) Games
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) XML
2 18 (41.86%) REST
3 16 (37.21%) JSON
4 11 (25.58%) .NET
5 8 (18.60%) WCF
5 8 (18.60%) Web Services
6 5 (11.63%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.30%) CSS
7 4 (9.30%) HTML
7 4 (9.30%) XSLT
8 2 (4.65%) Caliburn.Micro
8 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.65%) OpenCV
8 2 (4.65%) Spring
8 2 (4.65%) WPF
9 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Online Gambling
2 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
3 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.30%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.98%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) Equities
6 1 (2.33%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (2.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (48.84%) OO
4 17 (39.53%) OOD
5 14 (32.56%) Game Development
6 9 (20.93%) MVC
7 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.30%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (9.30%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (9.30%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
9 3 (6.98%) AOP
9 3 (6.98%) OOP
9 3 (6.98%) SOA
10 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.65%) Image Processing
10 2 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) C++
2 14 (32.56%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) C
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) XPath
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) XAML
8 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.65%) Python
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) VBA
9 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Facebook
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.33%) MKS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.33%) Sybase
3 1 (2.33%) Zend
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