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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 107 72 92
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 59 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 2.75% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.93% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 22
Average salary £32,500 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2148 2012 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.21% 93.67% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1819 1358
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 50 (98.04%) Software Engineering
2 35 (68.63%) C#
3 32 (62.75%) Java
4 24 (47.06%) .NET
5 22 (43.14%) Oracle
6 21 (41.18%) OO
7 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 16 (31.37%) RDBMS
9 15 (29.41%) SQL
10 14 (27.45%) Sybase
10 14 (27.45%) Semantic Web
10 14 (27.45%) Analytics
11 13 (25.49%) Degree
11 13 (25.49%) HTML
12 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 11 (21.57%) XML
14 10 (19.61%) C++
14 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
15 9 (17.65%) VB
15 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
15 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
16 8 (15.69%) MVC
16 8 (15.69%) CSS
16 8 (15.69%) SOAP
16 8 (15.69%) Web Services
17 7 (13.73%) XSLT
17 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
17 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
17 7 (13.73%) Finance

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 16 (31.37%) RDBMS
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.84%) MS Access
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium
1 2 (3.92%) ProC
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) WebSpeed
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
2 1 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) HTML
3 11 (21.57%) XML
4 8 (15.69%) CSS
4 8 (15.69%) SOAP
4 8 (15.69%) Web Services
5 7 (13.73%) XSLT
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
6 6 (11.76%) YUI
6 6 (11.76%) jQuery
7 3 (5.88%) J2EE
7 3 (5.88%) JMS
7 3 (5.88%) Spring
8 2 (3.92%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.92%) HTML5
8 2 (3.92%) WPF
8 2 (3.92%) Ajax
9 1 (1.96%) Struts
9 1 (1.96%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Semantic Web
2 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.76%) User Experience
3 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.88%) AS400
5 3 (5.88%) iSeries
6 2 (3.92%) Open Source
6 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.92%) Firmware
7 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Software Engineering
2 21 (41.18%) OO
3 14 (27.45%) Analytics
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) MVC
6 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) Data Management
8 2 (3.92%) Change Control
8 2 (3.92%) BDD
8 2 (3.92%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.92%) Functional Programming
8 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.92%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.92%) TDD
8 2 (3.92%) OOD
8 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.96%) OOP
9 1 (1.96%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) C#
2 32 (62.75%) Java
3 15 (29.41%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) C++
5 9 (17.65%) VB
6 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.76%) C
8 4 (7.84%) VBA
9 3 (5.88%) Delphi
9 3 (5.88%) RPG
10 2 (3.92%) XPath
10 2 (3.92%) XAML
10 2 (3.92%) VC++
11 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) JTAG
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 14 (27.45%) Sybase
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Borland
5 1 (1.96%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) Progress
5 1 (1.96%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.96%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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Certes Computing Ltd
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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