The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 74 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 61 89 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.63% 4.14% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 5.12% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 88 48
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £65,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1859 1739 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.09% 80.92% 69.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1566 997
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Birmingham region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 68 (65.38%) C#
2 56 (53.85%) .NET
3 47 (45.19%) Java
4 39 (37.50%) Degree
5 37 (35.58%) SQL
6 33 (31.73%) SQL Server
7 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 25 (24.04%) XML
9 24 (23.08%) OO
9 24 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 23 (22.12%) Oracle
10 23 (22.12%) HTML
10 23 (22.12%) MS Excel
11 22 (21.15%) Web Services
11 22 (21.15%) Computer Science
12 20 (19.23%) VB
12 20 (19.23%) VB.NET
13 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
13 19 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (17.31%) Tomcat
15 17 (16.35%) CSS
15 17 (16.35%) Spring
15 17 (16.35%) Relational Database
16 16 (15.38%) RDBMS
17 15 (14.42%) C++
18 14 (13.46%) Visual Studio
18 14 (13.46%) Eclipse
19 13 (12.50%) Sybase
19 13 (12.50%) Project Management
19 13 (12.50%) Analytics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (17.31%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.81%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.96%) Node.js
5 1 (0.96%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.96%) FileNet
Applications
1 23 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Internet
2 3 (2.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.35%) Relational Database
3 16 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 10 (9.62%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.85%) MS Access
6 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.96%) UniData
8 1 (0.96%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Visual Studio
1 14 (13.46%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.92%) ProC
2 2 (1.92%) Subversion
2 2 (1.92%) Maven
2 2 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.92%) Selenium
2 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.92%) Hudson
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) JUnit
3 1 (0.96%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.96%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.96%) WebSpeed
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (53.85%) Developer
2 50 (48.08%) Software Engineer
3 21 (20.19%) Software Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 13 (12.50%) Graduate
6 10 (9.62%) Junior
6 10 (9.62%) Junior Developer
6 10 (9.62%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Programmer
8 8 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (6.73%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Graduate Java Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (5.77%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Integration Consultant
11 5 (4.81%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (53.85%) .NET
2 25 (24.04%) XML
3 24 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 23 (22.12%) HTML
5 22 (21.15%) Web Services
6 17 (16.35%) CSS
6 17 (16.35%) Spring
7 13 (12.50%) jQuery
8 11 (10.58%) Hibernate
9 10 (9.62%) SOAP
9 10 (9.62%) Ajax
10 8 (7.69%) XSLT
11 6 (5.77%) ADO.NET
11 6 (5.77%) YUI
12 5 (4.81%) CSS3
12 5 (4.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 5 (4.81%) Java EE
13 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.85%) J2EE
13 4 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.50%) Semantic Web
3 12 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) Physics
5 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.88%) iSeries
6 3 (2.88%) Open Source
6 3 (2.88%) AS400
7 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.92%) Firmware
7 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.96%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
2 3 (2.88%) UNIX
3 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.92%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) OO
2 19 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.50%) Project Management
3 13 (12.50%) Analytics
4 12 (11.54%) MVC
5 9 (8.65%) Scrum
6 6 (5.77%) TDD
6 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 3 (2.88%) Data Management
8 3 (2.88%) Time Management
8 3 (2.88%) BDD
8 3 (2.88%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (2.88%) OOD
8 3 (2.88%) SOA
9 2 (1.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.92%) Web Design
9 2 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.92%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 68 (65.38%) C#
2 47 (45.19%) Java
3 37 (35.58%) SQL
4 20 (19.23%) VB
4 20 (19.23%) VB.NET
5 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
6 15 (14.42%) C++
7 10 (9.62%) VB6
8 9 (8.65%) C
9 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.85%) VBA
10 4 (3.85%) VC++
11 3 (2.88%) RPG
11 3 (2.88%) Delphi
12 2 (1.92%) XPath
12 2 (1.92%) XAML
13 1 (0.96%) Ruby
13 1 (0.96%) Groovy
13 1 (0.96%) Scala
13 1 (0.96%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 39 (37.50%) Degree
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.81%) MCTS
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
1 1 (0.96%) JTAG
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.12%) Oracle
3 13 (12.50%) Sybase
4 10 (9.62%) JBoss
5 2 (1.92%) Borland
5 2 (1.92%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.92%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.92%) Twitter
6 1 (0.96%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) Apple
6 1 (0.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.96%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.96%) Google
6 1 (0.96%) Progress
6 1 (0.96%) IBM
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