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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 87 116 91
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 33 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 0.80% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.84% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 31
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £48,650 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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
1756 2025 1730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.61% 95.88% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1663 1541
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 20 February 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 40 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 26 (57.78%) C#
3 23 (51.11%) C
4 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (37.78%) Automotive
5 17 (37.78%) .NET
6 16 (35.56%) Embedded C
6 16 (35.56%) Degree
7 14 (31.11%) TDD
7 14 (31.11%) C++
8 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
9 11 (24.44%) SQL
10 10 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
11 9 (20.00%) QA
11 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.78%) Retail
12 8 (17.78%) MVC
13 7 (15.56%) Electronics
13 7 (15.56%) Java
13 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (13.33%) MISRA
14 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.33%) Scrum
15 5 (11.11%) Windows
15 5 (11.11%) Open Source
15 5 (11.11%) Blog
16 4 (8.89%) Selenium
16 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing

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 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Blender
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Simulink
1 1 (2.22%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.22%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) CANoe
3 2 (4.44%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.44%) VectorCAST
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (37.78%) Automotive
2 8 (17.78%) Retail
3 7 (15.56%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) CSS3
5 3 (6.67%) HTML5
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.44%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) Ajax
7 1 (2.22%) Memcached
7 1 (2.22%) Node.js
7 1 (2.22%) Qt
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.22%) WCF
7 1 (2.22%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Blog
2 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.22%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 3 (6.67%) Android
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) SUSE
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) TDD
4 10 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.78%) MVC
7 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) Open Source
9 4 (8.89%) API Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.89%) BDD
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (8.89%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
9 4 (8.89%) SOLID
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) C
3 16 (35.56%) Embedded C
4 14 (31.11%) C++
5 11 (24.44%) SQL
6 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.56%) Java
8 4 (8.89%) Embedded C++
8 4 (8.89%) PHP
9 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.22%) Go
10 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.22%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.22%) Python
10 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 6 (13.33%) MISRA
3 4 (8.89%) SDET
4 2 (4.44%) ISO26262
4 2 (4.44%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Cognizant
3 3 (6.67%) Freescale
3 3 (6.67%) Renesas
4 2 (4.44%) Green Hills
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) QNX
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
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