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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 89 106 67
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 39 18 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.92% 0.93% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 0.99% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 61
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £49,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1898 1824 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.50% 93.97% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1580 1660
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 27 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 74 (91.36%) Software Engineering
2 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (55.56%) Java
4 44 (54.32%) C#
5 37 (45.68%) .NET
6 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
7 32 (39.51%) MVC
8 31 (38.27%) HTML
9 26 (32.10%) HTML5
10 24 (29.63%) Web Development
11 22 (27.16%) jQuery
11 22 (27.16%) PHP
12 21 (25.93%) CSS
12 21 (25.93%) XML
12 21 (25.93%) OOP
13 20 (24.69%) OO
14 19 (23.46%) JBoss
14 19 (23.46%) Python
14 19 (23.46%) SOA
14 19 (23.46%) Ant
14 19 (23.46%) JUnit
14 19 (23.46%) WebLogic
14 19 (23.46%) SQL
14 19 (23.46%) Ruby
14 19 (23.46%) WebSphere
14 19 (23.46%) JSON
14 19 (23.46%) JIRA
14 19 (23.46%) Selenium
14 19 (23.46%) Open Source
14 19 (23.46%) Git (software)

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 19 (23.46%) WebLogic
1 19 (23.46%) JBoss
1 19 (23.46%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Simulink
1 1 (1.23%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) RDBMS
2 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.47%) SQLite
3 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Ant
1 19 (23.46%) JUnit
1 19 (23.46%) JIRA
1 19 (23.46%) Selenium
1 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Automotive
2 1 (1.23%) Electronics
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.68%) .NET
2 31 (38.27%) HTML
3 26 (32.10%) HTML5
4 22 (27.16%) jQuery
5 21 (25.93%) CSS
5 21 (25.93%) XML
6 19 (23.46%) JSON
6 19 (23.46%) CSS3
6 19 (23.46%) PhoneGap
6 19 (23.46%) AngularJS
7 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.11%) RESTful
9 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.41%) WCF
11 5 (6.17%) Apache Flex
11 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (6.17%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (6.17%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (3.70%) Web Services
12 3 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Semantic Web
2 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.47%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (2.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.23%) VHDL
4 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.23%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (91.36%) Software Engineering
2 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (39.51%) MVC
4 24 (29.63%) Web Development
5 21 (25.93%) OOP
6 20 (24.69%) OO
7 19 (23.46%) SOA
7 19 (23.46%) Open Source
7 19 (23.46%) Mobile Development
8 13 (16.05%) TDD
9 10 (12.35%) Analytics
9 10 (12.35%) Scrum
9 10 (12.35%) SDLC
10 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.64%) OOD
11 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.17%) Migration
12 5 (6.17%) Asset Management
13 3 (3.70%) Kanban
13 3 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) Java
2 44 (54.32%) C#
3 34 (41.98%) JavaScript
4 22 (27.16%) PHP
5 19 (23.46%) SQL
5 19 (23.46%) Python
5 19 (23.46%) Ruby
6 10 (12.35%) C++
7 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.70%) C
10 2 (2.47%) Clojure
10 2 (2.47%) GLSL
10 2 (2.47%) HLSL
10 2 (2.47%) VC++
10 2 (2.47%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.23%) Haskell
11 1 (1.23%) Erlang
11 1 (1.23%) Scala
11 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) Sybase
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.23%) EMC
4 1 (1.23%) Telerik
Birmingham
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