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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 30 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 107 42 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.15% 2.57% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 3.23% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 92 33 67
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £51,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1405 1301 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.79% 79.72% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1130 1038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 131 (64.22%) C#
2 127 (62.25%) .NET
3 89 (43.63%) Java
4 79 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (34.80%) JavaScript
6 64 (31.37%) OO
7 61 (29.90%) XML
8 56 (27.45%) Relational Database
9 52 (25.49%) HTML
10 51 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 51 (25.00%) Analytics
11 50 (24.51%) MVC
12 48 (23.53%) CSS
13 46 (22.55%) SQL
14 45 (22.06%) Web Services
15 39 (19.12%) SQL Server
16 38 (18.63%) Oracle
16 38 (18.63%) Visual Studio
17 37 (18.14%) Microsoft
18 33 (16.18%) VB.NET
18 33 (16.18%) Degree
18 33 (16.18%) jQuery
18 33 (16.18%) Semantic Web
19 32 (15.69%) JSON
19 32 (15.69%) ASP.NET
19 32 (15.69%) Sybase
20 31 (15.20%) HTML5
21 29 (14.22%) VB
21 29 (14.22%) Computer Science
22 27 (13.24%) Project Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (9.31%) JBoss
2 16 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.94%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.96%) Apache
7 3 (1.47%) IIS
7 3 (1.47%) Lync
8 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.43%) MS Office
3 5 (2.45%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.96%) Internet
3 2 (0.98%) Firewall
3 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.98%) SAN
3 2 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.45%) Relational Database
2 51 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 39 (19.12%) SQL Server
4 21 (10.29%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (7.35%) MySQL
6 11 (5.39%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.45%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.96%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.98%) MS Access
10 2 (0.98%) Big Data
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (18.63%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 18 (8.82%) JIRA
4 16 (7.84%) Selenium
4 16 (7.84%) Ant
4 16 (7.84%) JUnit
5 6 (2.94%) NUnit
5 6 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (2.45%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.47%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.47%) PEAR
7 3 (1.47%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.47%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (1.47%) Trac
8 2 (0.98%) QUnit
8 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.98%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.49%) JMeter
9 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (10.29%) Finance
2 14 (6.86%) Retail
3 3 (1.47%) Marketing
3 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.49%) Advertising
4 1 (0.49%) Games
4 1 (0.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (56.86%) Developer
2 66 (32.35%) Software Engineer
3 61 (29.90%) Software Developer
4 24 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 23 (11.27%) Java Developer
6 20 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (9.31%) Software Manager
8 18 (8.82%) .NET Developer
9 14 (6.86%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) C# Software Engineer
12 9 (4.41%) Junior Developer
12 9 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (4.41%) Consultant
12 9 (4.41%) Junior
12 9 (4.41%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (3.92%) Junior Software Developer
13 8 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
14 7 (3.43%) Software Development Manager
14 7 (3.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (62.25%) .NET
2 61 (29.90%) XML
3 52 (25.49%) HTML
4 48 (23.53%) CSS
5 45 (22.06%) Web Services
6 33 (16.18%) jQuery
7 32 (15.69%) ASP.NET
7 32 (15.69%) JSON
8 31 (15.20%) HTML5
9 27 (13.24%) CSS3
10 24 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 18 (8.82%) Ajax
12 16 (7.84%) PhoneGap
13 13 (6.37%) REST
14 11 (5.39%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (3.43%) ADO.NET
17 6 (2.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 6 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.18%) Semantic Web
2 29 (14.22%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.86%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.37%) Open Source
5 10 (4.90%) Algorithms
6 9 (4.41%) Physics
7 7 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.43%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.94%) User Experience
9 5 (2.45%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (1.96%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.47%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.98%) Statistics
12 2 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.98%) Clustering
12 2 (0.98%) Blog
12 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.33%) Windows
2 15 (7.35%) Linux
3 9 (4.41%) UNIX
4 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.37%) OO
3 51 (25.00%) Analytics
4 50 (24.51%) MVC
5 27 (13.24%) Project Management
6 23 (11.27%) OOP
7 21 (10.29%) TDD
8 19 (9.31%) Scrum
9 18 (8.82%) SOA
10 14 (6.86%) Web Development
11 12 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.90%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.92%) Web Application Development
14 7 (3.43%) OOD
14 7 (3.43%) UML
15 6 (2.94%) CRM
15 6 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (2.94%) Validation
15 6 (2.94%) Image Processing
16 5 (2.45%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 131 (64.22%) C#
2 89 (43.63%) Java
3 71 (34.80%) JavaScript
4 46 (22.55%) SQL
5 33 (16.18%) VB.NET
6 29 (14.22%) VB
7 25 (12.25%) PHP
8 21 (10.29%) VB6
9 17 (8.33%) C++
10 15 (7.35%) Python
11 10 (4.90%) Ruby
12 9 (4.41%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.94%) C
13 6 (2.94%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.45%) Fortran
15 3 (1.47%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.47%) PHP5
15 3 (1.47%) C++/CLI
16 2 (0.98%) VBA
16 2 (0.98%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 33 (16.18%) Degree
2 14 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.43%) MCTS
5 5 (2.45%) PhD
6 4 (1.96%) HNC
7 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.98%) MCSE
9 1 (0.49%) MCAD
9 1 (0.49%) MCSD
9 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.49%) MCPD
9 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) MOM
1 1 (0.49%) SCCM
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (18.63%) Oracle
2 37 (18.14%) Microsoft
3 32 (15.69%) Sybase
4 6 (2.94%) Talend
5 5 (2.45%) BT
6 2 (0.98%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) Borland
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fully Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago