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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 128 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 1.95% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 2.00% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 40 18
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £50,000
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
2272 1997 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.27% 97.56% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 1640 1583
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (56.10%) C++
4 21 (51.22%) Degree
4 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
5 20 (48.78%) XML
5 20 (48.78%) OO
6 19 (46.34%) Linux
7 18 (43.90%) HTTP
7 18 (43.90%) NoSQL
8 17 (41.46%) OOD
8 17 (41.46%) REST
9 16 (39.02%) Subversion
10 15 (36.59%) JSON
11 14 (34.15%) Games
11 14 (34.15%) MySQL
12 13 (31.71%) Apache
12 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
12 13 (31.71%) Online Gambling
12 13 (31.71%) Game Development
12 13 (31.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (31.71%) Facebook
12 13 (31.71%) Facebook Platform
12 13 (31.71%) Redis
13 12 (29.27%) .NET
14 11 (26.83%) Java
15 10 (24.39%) SQL
16 9 (21.95%) MVC
16 9 (21.95%) C#
17 8 (19.51%) WCF

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 13 (31.71%) Apache
1 13 (31.71%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) NoSQL
2 14 (34.15%) MySQL
3 13 (31.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (31.71%) Redis
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (39.02%) Subversion
3 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (9.76%) Gradle
4 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) JUnit
5 3 (7.32%) MSBuild
5 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
6 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.44%) CANoe
7 1 (2.44%) VectorCAST
General
1 14 (34.15%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) XML
2 17 (41.46%) REST
3 15 (36.59%) JSON
4 12 (29.27%) .NET
5 8 (19.51%) WCF
6 7 (17.07%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) jQuery
8 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
8 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (9.76%) CSS
8 4 (9.76%) HTML
8 4 (9.76%) Node.js
8 4 (9.76%) XSLT
9 2 (4.88%) Caliburn.Micro
9 2 (4.88%) COM
9 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.88%) MFC
9 2 (4.88%) OpenCV
9 2 (4.88%) WPF
10 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Online Gambling
2 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (9.76%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (7.32%) User Experience
7 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.44%) CAN bus
8 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Android
2 5 (12.20%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) OO
4 17 (41.46%) OOD
5 13 (31.71%) Game Development
6 9 (21.95%) MVC
7 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (9.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
10 3 (7.32%) AOP
10 3 (7.32%) OOP
10 3 (7.32%) SOA
11 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.88%) Project Management
11 2 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) C++
2 11 (26.83%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) C
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.76%) XPath
8 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.88%) XAML
10 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.44%) PHP
10 1 (2.44%) VBA
10 1 (2.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Facebook
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.44%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.44%) MKS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.44%) Sybase
3 1 (2.44%) Zend
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