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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 88 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 32 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.77% 1.58% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.68% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 25
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1734 1425 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.85% 94.06% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1242 1360
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 62 (93.94%) Software Engineering
2 44 (66.67%) C#
2 44 (66.67%) Java
3 39 (59.09%) .NET
4 33 (50.00%) Oracle
5 32 (48.48%) OO
6 28 (42.42%) Relational Database
7 27 (40.91%) Sybase
8 26 (39.39%) RDBMS
8 26 (39.39%) Analytics
8 26 (39.39%) Semantic Web
9 23 (34.85%) HTML
10 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
10 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
10 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (28.79%) CSS
11 19 (28.79%) SQL
12 16 (24.24%) MVC
12 16 (24.24%) jQuery
13 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 15 (22.73%) XML
14 13 (19.70%) Degree
15 12 (18.18%) HTML5
15 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
16 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 10 (15.15%) Web Services
17 10 (15.15%) JBoss
17 10 (15.15%) CSS3
18 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
18 9 (13.64%) WebSphere

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (15.15%) JBoss
2 9 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) Relational Database
2 26 (39.39%) RDBMS
3 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) MS Access
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 5 (7.58%) Selenium
3 4 (6.06%) Ant
3 4 (6.06%) JUnit
3 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.03%) Subversion
5 2 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.52%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.52%) CMake
6 1 (1.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Automotive
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) .NET
2 23 (34.85%) HTML
3 19 (28.79%) CSS
4 16 (24.24%) jQuery
5 15 (22.73%) XML
6 12 (18.18%) HTML5
6 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 10 (15.15%) Web Services
8 10 (15.15%) CSS3
9 8 (12.12%) SOAP
10 7 (10.61%) XSLT
11 6 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (7.58%) YUI
12 5 (7.58%) JSON
13 4 (6.06%) Spring
13 4 (6.06%) PhoneGap
14 3 (4.55%) REST
15 2 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (39.39%) Semantic Web
2 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) User Experience
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.06%) Physics
5 4 (6.06%) Open Source
6 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (93.94%) Software Engineering
2 32 (48.48%) OO
3 26 (39.39%) Analytics
4 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (24.24%) MVC
6 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.58%) Web Development
7 5 (7.58%) SOA
8 4 (6.06%) OOP
9 3 (4.55%) BDD
9 3 (4.55%) Scrum
9 3 (4.55%) UML
9 3 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.55%) CAD
10 2 (3.03%) OOD
10 2 (3.03%) Data Management
10 2 (3.03%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 44 (66.67%) C#
1 44 (66.67%) Java
2 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.79%) SQL
4 7 (10.61%) C++
4 7 (10.61%) VB
5 3 (4.55%) VC++
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.03%) VBA
6 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby
6 2 (3.03%) XPath
7 1 (1.52%) C++/CLI
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Oracle
2 27 (40.91%) Sybase
3 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.03%) Red Gate
4 2 (3.03%) Talend
5 1 (1.52%) Borland
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