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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 73 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 53 92 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.43% 4.30% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 5.41% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 46 91 48
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1684 1700 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.32% 79.51% 70.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1512 1009
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 61 (61.00%) C#
2 52 (52.00%) .NET
3 51 (51.00%) Java
4 43 (43.00%) Degree
5 33 (33.00%) SQL
6 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 24 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 24 (24.00%) OO
7 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 24 (24.00%) Computer Science
8 23 (23.00%) MS Excel
8 23 (23.00%) Oracle
9 22 (22.00%) HTML
10 21 (21.00%) XML
11 20 (20.00%) Web Services
11 20 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 19 (19.00%) Tomcat
13 18 (18.00%) CSS
13 18 (18.00%) Spring
14 16 (16.00%) VB.NET
14 16 (16.00%) Relational Database
15 15 (15.00%) VB
15 15 (15.00%) Eclipse
15 15 (15.00%) RDBMS
16 14 (14.00%) C++
16 14 (14.00%) Finance
16 14 (14.00%) jQuery
17 12 (12.00%) Mathematics
17 12 (12.00%) Ajax
17 12 (12.00%) Analytics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (19.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.00%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.00%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 23 (23.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (3.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) Modbus
4 1 (1.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 15 (15.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.00%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.00%) MS Access
6 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.00%) UniData
8 1 (1.00%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (9.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.00%) Maven
4 2 (2.00%) JIRA
4 2 (2.00%) Selenium
4 2 (2.00%) ProC
4 2 (2.00%) Hudson
4 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.00%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (1.00%) WebSpeed
5 1 (1.00%) JUnit
5 1 (1.00%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Automotive
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (57.00%) Developer
2 46 (46.00%) Software Engineer
3 19 (19.00%) Software Developer
4 17 (17.00%) Java Developer
5 14 (14.00%) Graduate
6 11 (11.00%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.00%) Graduate Developer
7 10 (10.00%) Programmer
7 10 (10.00%) Junior
7 10 (10.00%) Junior Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Graduate Java Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
11 5 (5.00%) Delphi Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (52.00%) .NET
2 24 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 22 (22.00%) HTML
4 21 (21.00%) XML
5 20 (20.00%) Web Services
6 18 (18.00%) CSS
6 18 (18.00%) Spring
7 14 (14.00%) jQuery
8 12 (12.00%) Ajax
8 12 (12.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (11.00%) SOAP
10 8 (8.00%) XSLT
11 6 (6.00%) YUI
11 6 (6.00%) CSS3
12 5 (5.00%) Java EE
12 5 (5.00%) ADO.NET
13 4 (4.00%) J2EE
13 4 (4.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.00%) Semantic Web
2 12 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.00%) iSeries
4 5 (5.00%) AS400
5 3 (3.00%) Firmware
5 3 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.00%) Physics
6 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.00%) Open Source
7 1 (1.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.00%) UNIX
3 3 (3.00%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.00%) Android
4 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) OO
2 12 (12.00%) Analytics
3 11 (11.00%) MVC
3 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.00%) Project Management
5 8 (8.00%) Scrum
6 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.00%) SOA
7 4 (4.00%) TDD
8 3 (3.00%) Data Management
8 3 (3.00%) Time Management
8 3 (3.00%) OOD
9 2 (2.00%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (2.00%) Web Design
9 2 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.00%) C#
2 51 (51.00%) Java
3 33 (33.00%) SQL
4 20 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 15 (15.00%) VB
7 14 (14.00%) C++
8 11 (11.00%) C
9 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (7.00%) VB6
10 5 (5.00%) RPG
10 5 (5.00%) Delphi
11 4 (4.00%) VBA
12 3 (3.00%) VC++
13 2 (2.00%) XAML
13 2 (2.00%) PHP
13 2 (2.00%) Ruby
13 2 (2.00%) XPath
14 1 (1.00%) Groovy
14 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (43.00%) Degree
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.00%) MCTS
4 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
1 1 (1.00%) JTAG
Vendors
1 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.00%) Oracle
3 12 (12.00%) Sybase
4 11 (11.00%) JBoss
5 2 (2.00%) Borland
5 2 (2.00%) Apple
5 2 (2.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) Google
5 2 (2.00%) Twitter
6 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.00%) Trayport
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.00%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.00%) Progress
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
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