The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 88 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 1.55% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1636 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 94.08% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1364 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (91.80%) Software Engineering
2 34 (55.74%) C#
3 30 (49.18%) Java
4 28 (45.90%) HTML
5 24 (39.34%) .NET
5 24 (39.34%) CSS
6 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
7 18 (29.51%) Linux
7 18 (29.51%) OO
8 17 (27.87%) MVC
9 15 (24.59%) PHP
9 15 (24.59%) Oracle
10 13 (21.31%) C
10 13 (21.31%) OOP
10 13 (21.31%) LAMP
10 13 (21.31%) Ruby
10 13 (21.31%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (21.31%) Degree
10 13 (21.31%) Hadoop
10 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
10 13 (21.31%) NoSQL
10 13 (21.31%) Node.js
10 13 (21.31%) New Relic
11 12 (19.67%) C++
11 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.39%) SQL
12 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
12 10 (16.39%) RDBMS
12 10 (16.39%) jQuery
12 10 (16.39%) Relational Database

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (21.31%) Node.js
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.28%) FileNet
5 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) Hadoop
1 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
1 13 (21.31%) NoSQL
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.39%) RDBMS
3 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) ProC
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Hudson
3 1 (1.64%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.64%) NUnit
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) HTML
2 24 (39.34%) .NET
2 24 (39.34%) CSS
3 13 (21.31%) LAMP
3 13 (21.31%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (16.39%) jQuery
5 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
6 7 (11.48%) J2EE
7 6 (9.84%) XML
8 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
8 5 (8.20%) WCF
9 3 (4.92%) Web Services
10 2 (3.28%) WPF
10 2 (3.28%) Dojo
10 2 (3.28%) MooTools
10 2 (3.28%) EJB
10 2 (3.28%) JSP
10 2 (3.28%) Servlets
10 2 (3.28%) OpenGL
10 2 (3.28%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Mathematics
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
1 8 (13.11%) Semantic Web
2 7 (11.48%) iSeries
2 7 (11.48%) AS400
3 3 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.28%) Firmware
4 2 (3.28%) Social Media
4 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.28%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Windows CE
3 2 (3.28%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (91.80%) Software Engineering
2 18 (29.51%) OO
3 17 (27.87%) MVC
4 13 (21.31%) OOP
5 8 (13.11%) Analytics
6 5 (8.20%) Web Development
7 3 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (4.92%) TDD
8 2 (3.28%) Content Management
8 2 (3.28%) Document Management
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.28%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.64%) Automation Testing
9 1 (1.64%) MVVM
9 1 (1.64%) BDD
9 1 (1.64%) Product Management
9 1 (1.64%) CRM
9 1 (1.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) C#
2 30 (49.18%) Java
3 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.59%) PHP
5 13 (21.31%) C
5 13 (21.31%) Ruby
6 12 (19.67%) C++
7 10 (16.39%) SQL
8 7 (11.48%) Delphi
8 7 (11.48%) RPG
9 6 (9.84%) VB
10 2 (3.28%) VBA
10 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 13 (21.31%) New Relic
3 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.11%) Sybase
5 2 (3.28%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Kofax
5 2 (3.28%) Apple
6 1 (1.64%) Twitter
6 1 (1.64%) Siemens
6 1 (1.64%) Borland
6 1 (1.64%) Yahoo!
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