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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 88 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 41 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.27% 1.44% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.52% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 38
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
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
1742 1713 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.46% 95.01% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1497 1337
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 69 (90.79%) Software Engineering
2 55 (72.37%) C#
3 48 (63.16%) .NET
4 40 (52.63%) Java
5 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (38.16%) HTML
6 29 (38.16%) OO
7 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
7 27 (35.53%) MVC
8 26 (34.21%) HTML5
9 23 (30.26%) Sybase
9 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
10 22 (28.95%) Analytics
10 22 (28.95%) SQL
10 22 (28.95%) Oracle
10 22 (28.95%) RDBMS
10 22 (28.95%) Semantic Web
11 21 (27.63%) CSS
12 20 (26.32%) Web Development
13 19 (25.00%) jQuery
13 19 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 19 (25.00%) CSS3
14 16 (21.05%) XML
15 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
16 14 (18.42%) JSON
16 14 (18.42%) JIRA
16 14 (18.42%) Open Source
16 14 (18.42%) SOA
16 14 (18.42%) OOP
17 13 (17.11%) JBoss

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (17.11%) WebLogic
1 13 (17.11%) JBoss
1 13 (17.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
2 22 (28.95%) RDBMS
3 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.63%) MS Access
4 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) JIRA
2 13 (17.11%) Selenium
2 13 (17.11%) Ant
2 13 (17.11%) JUnit
2 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.32%) CANoe
5 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.32%) NUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Automotive
2 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (63.16%) .NET
2 29 (38.16%) HTML
3 26 (34.21%) HTML5
4 21 (27.63%) CSS
5 19 (25.00%) CSS3
5 19 (25.00%) jQuery
5 19 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 16 (21.05%) XML
7 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
8 14 (18.42%) JSON
9 13 (17.11%) PhoneGap
10 10 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (9.21%) WCF
12 5 (6.58%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (6.58%) Apache Flex
12 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.63%) Cascalog
13 2 (2.63%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Semantic Web
2 14 (18.42%) Open Source
3 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.63%) Physics
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.63%) Statistics
4 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (90.79%) Software Engineering
2 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.16%) OO
4 27 (35.53%) MVC
5 22 (28.95%) Analytics
6 20 (26.32%) Web Development
7 14 (18.42%) OOP
7 14 (18.42%) SOA
8 13 (17.11%) Mobile Development
9 12 (15.79%) TDD
10 5 (6.58%) OOD
11 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.26%) Migration
12 3 (3.95%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (3.95%) Functional Programming
12 3 (3.95%) Line Management
13 2 (2.63%) Web Application Development
13 2 (2.63%) Data Architecture
13 2 (2.63%) 3D Rendering
13 2 (2.63%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 55 (72.37%) C#
2 40 (52.63%) Java
3 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
4 22 (28.95%) SQL
5 13 (17.11%) PHP
5 13 (17.11%) Ruby
5 13 (17.11%) Python
6 8 (10.53%) C++
7 6 (7.89%) VB
7 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.95%) C
10 2 (2.63%) Clojure
10 2 (2.63%) GLSL
10 2 (2.63%) HLSL
10 2 (2.63%) VBA
10 2 (2.63%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.32%) Haskell
11 1 (1.32%) Erlang
11 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Sybase
2 22 (28.95%) Oracle
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
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