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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 146 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.32% 1.23% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.27% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 25
Median salary £40,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £28,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £61,000 £49,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
2388 1811 2248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.60% 96.64% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1533 1934
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) MySQL
5 6 (28.57%) OOD
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
6 5 (23.81%) REST
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) HTTP
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) C
7 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) Node.js
7 4 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Facebook
8 3 (14.29%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (14.29%) Gradle

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 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
1 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (14.29%) Redis
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Gradle
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) CANoe
4 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) REST
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) jQuery
2 4 (19.05%) Node.js
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) XSLT
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.76%) Qt
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (14.29%) Online Gambling
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Home
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) MVC
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) OOD
5 4 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Game Development
6 3 (14.29%) Microservices
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 1 (4.76%) Change Control
8 1 (4.76%) Database Security
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.76%) OOP
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) C
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.52%) XPath
8 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Facebook
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Freescale
3 1 (4.76%) Green Hills
3 1 (4.76%) Renesas
3 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.76%) Zend
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Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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