The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 115 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 2.02% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 2.10% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 15
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £31,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average 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
1995 1714 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.78% 96.29% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1544 1220
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 14 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 35 (92.11%) Software Engineering
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) C++
4 15 (39.47%) C#
4 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) .NET
5 14 (36.84%) OO
6 12 (31.58%) Java
7 11 (28.95%) Degree
8 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
8 10 (26.32%) XML
9 8 (21.05%) JSON
9 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 7 (18.42%) Analytics
10 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
10 7 (18.42%) WCF
10 7 (18.42%) Windows
10 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
10 7 (18.42%) HTTP
10 7 (18.42%) MVC
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle
11 6 (15.79%) C
11 6 (15.79%) PHP
11 6 (15.79%) VBA
11 6 (15.79%) Sybase
11 6 (15.79%) Games
11 6 (15.79%) Subversion
11 6 (15.79%) NoSQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) Drupal
2 3 (7.89%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (13.16%) MySQL
5 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (10.53%) Redis
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) Subversion
4 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.26%) LabVIEW
6 2 (5.26%) MSBuild
6 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.63%) Ant
7 1 (2.63%) CANoe
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) JUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium
7 1 (2.63%) VectorCAST
7 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) JSON
4 7 (18.42%) WCF
5 6 (15.79%) REST
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 5 (13.16%) WPF
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
7 4 (10.53%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET
9 2 (5.26%) Caliburn.Micro
9 2 (5.26%) CSS3
9 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.26%) HTML5
9 2 (5.26%) OpenCV
10 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.63%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.89%) Online Gambling
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Equities
5 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
3 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Software Engineering
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) Analytics
4 7 (18.42%) MVC
5 5 (13.16%) DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.16%) Game Development
5 5 (13.16%) MVVM
6 4 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (10.53%) OOD
7 3 (7.89%) API Development
7 3 (7.89%) BDD
7 3 (7.89%) Content Management
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) OOP
7 3 (7.89%) Release Management
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) AOP
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C++
2 15 (39.47%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) C
4 6 (15.79%) PHP
4 6 (15.79%) VBA
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) Python
5 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.89%) XAML
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
1 6 (15.79%) Sybase
2 3 (7.89%) Facebook
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.63%) MKS
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