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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 140 94 114
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 1.62% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 1.68% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 16
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
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
2330 1849 2060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.36% 96.40% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1710 1564 1751
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 August 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 15 (46.88%) C++
5 14 (43.75%) Degree
5 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 14 (43.75%) NoSQL
6 13 (40.63%) OO
6 13 (40.63%) OOD
7 12 (37.50%) HTTP
7 12 (37.50%) XML
7 12 (37.50%) Java
7 12 (37.50%) REST
8 10 (31.25%) MySQL
9 9 (28.13%) MVC
10 8 (25.00%) Games
10 8 (25.00%) Subversion
10 8 (25.00%) .NET
10 8 (25.00%) Apache
10 8 (25.00%) Eclipse
10 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (25.00%) Redis
10 8 (25.00%) Game Development
10 8 (25.00%) Facebook
10 8 (25.00%) Facebook Platform
10 8 (25.00%) Online Gambling
10 8 (25.00%) JSON
11 7 (21.88%) C#
12 6 (18.75%) C
12 6 (18.75%) Computer Science

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 8 (25.00%) Apache
1 8 (25.00%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) NoSQL
2 10 (31.25%) MySQL
3 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (25.00%) Redis
4 3 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (25.00%) Subversion
3 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (15.63%) Gradle
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
3 5 (15.63%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) REST
1 12 (37.50%) XML
2 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) JSON
3 6 (18.75%) Node.js
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) WCF
5 4 (12.50%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) XSLT
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.13%) ATL
8 1 (3.13%) COM
8 1 (3.13%) MFC
8 1 (3.13%) Middleware
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Online Gambling
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Smart Home
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Android
3 5 (15.63%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) OO
3 13 (40.63%) OOD
4 9 (28.13%) MVC
5 8 (25.00%) Game Development
6 6 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) Microservices
8 4 (12.50%) SOA
9 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
10 1 (3.13%) Change Control
10 1 (3.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Release Management
10 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C++
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 6 (18.75%) C
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) XPath
7 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Facebook
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.13%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago