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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 53 39 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +45
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 80 103 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.87% 5.69% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 7.10% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 94 23
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1757 1450 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.96% 80.15% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1284 1041
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 75 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (47.41%) Java
3 60 (44.44%) C#
4 57 (42.22%) .NET
5 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 53 (39.26%) Degree
7 52 (38.52%) SQL
8 44 (32.59%) Computer Science
9 37 (27.41%) SQL Server
10 35 (25.93%) HTML
11 34 (25.19%) .NET Framework
12 32 (23.70%) CSS
13 30 (22.22%) Linux
13 30 (22.22%) OO
14 29 (21.48%) XML
14 29 (21.48%) HTML5
15 27 (20.00%) jQuery
16 26 (19.26%) Git (software)
16 26 (19.26%) Open Source
16 26 (19.26%) C++
17 24 (17.78%) Python
17 24 (17.78%) TDD
18 23 (17.04%) Games
19 22 (16.30%) MySQL
19 22 (16.30%) Integration Testing
20 21 (15.56%) Analytics
21 20 (14.81%) PHP
22 19 (14.07%) Change Management
22 19 (14.07%) GitHub
23 18 (13.33%) Test Planning

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (7.41%) Node.js
2 6 (4.44%) Drupal
3 5 (3.70%) Apache
3 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.96%) CMS
5 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.22%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.48%) IIS
6 2 (1.48%) JBoss
6 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.07%) GitHub
2 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.48%) IaaS
4 2 (1.48%) PaaS
4 2 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) Skype
2 7 (5.19%) Asterisk PBX
2 7 (5.19%) HTTP
3 3 (2.22%) Internet
4 2 (1.48%) Extranet
4 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.30%) MySQL
3 14 (10.37%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.15%) Pentaho
5 10 (7.41%) Big Data
5 10 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 10 (7.41%) Neo4j
5 10 (7.41%) NoSQL
6 9 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.96%) Redis
9 2 (1.48%) DB2
9 2 (1.48%) QlikView
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 13 (9.63%) Selenium
4 12 (8.89%) JUnit
5 11 (8.15%) Subversion
6 10 (7.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 8 (5.93%) Ranorex
8 8 (5.93%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.96%) JIRA
10 4 (2.96%) NuGet
11 2 (1.48%) Ant
11 2 (1.48%) LabVIEW
11 2 (1.48%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.74%) NUnit
12 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (17.04%) Games
2 16 (11.85%) Finance
3 7 (5.19%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.48%) Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (33.33%) Developer
2 37 (27.41%) Software Engineer
3 28 (20.74%) Analyst
4 21 (15.56%) Programmer
5 20 (14.81%) Analyst Programmer
6 19 (14.07%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 19 (14.07%) .NET Programmer
6 19 (14.07%) C# Programmer
6 19 (14.07%) Consultant
7 18 (13.33%) Server Analyst
7 18 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
7 18 (13.33%) SQL Programmer
7 18 (13.33%) SQL Server Analyst
8 15 (11.11%) Delphi Analyst Programmer
8 15 (11.11%) Delphi Programmer
9 14 (10.37%) Java Developer
10 12 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (8.15%) .NET Developer
12 10 (7.41%) Big Data Consultant
12 10 (7.41%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.22%) .NET
2 35 (25.93%) HTML
3 34 (25.19%) .NET Framework
4 32 (23.70%) CSS
5 29 (21.48%) HTML5
5 29 (21.48%) XML
6 27 (20.00%) jQuery
7 17 (12.59%) CSS3
8 13 (9.63%) JSON
9 12 (8.89%) Spring
9 12 (8.89%) Web Services
10 11 (8.15%) AngularJS
10 11 (8.15%) Middleware
11 10 (7.41%) REST
11 10 (7.41%) RESTful
11 10 (7.41%) Spring XD
12 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET
12 9 (6.67%) Entity Framework
13 8 (5.93%) Dojo
13 8 (5.93%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (32.59%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.63%) Mathematics
4 11 (8.15%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.22%) Online Gambling
8 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.48%) CMDB
8 2 (1.48%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.48%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.48%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.74%) Clustering
9 1 (0.74%) Equities
9 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.22%) Linux
2 12 (8.89%) Unix
2 12 (8.89%) Windows
3 7 (5.19%) CentOS
4 3 (2.22%) Solaris
4 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Vista
4 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.74%) AIX
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) SUSE
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.22%) OO
3 26 (19.26%) Open Source
4 24 (17.78%) TDD
5 22 (16.30%) Integration Testing
6 21 (15.56%) Analytics
7 19 (14.07%) Change Management
8 18 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 18 (13.33%) Test Planning
9 16 (11.85%) DevOps
9 16 (11.85%) MVC
9 16 (11.85%) Web Development
10 13 (9.63%) BDD
10 13 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.15%) Data Analytics
11 11 (8.15%) ETL
11 11 (8.15%) Mentoring
11 11 (8.15%) OOD
11 11 (8.15%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 64 (47.41%) Java
2 60 (44.44%) C#
3 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 52 (38.52%) SQL
5 26 (19.26%) C++
6 24 (17.78%) Python
7 20 (14.81%) PHP
8 15 (11.11%) Delphi
9 12 (8.89%) Scala
10 10 (7.41%) C
10 10 (7.41%) T-SQL
11 7 (5.19%) VBA
12 6 (4.44%) XAML
13 5 (3.70%) Ruby
14 4 (2.96%) Groovy
14 4 (2.96%) Perl
15 3 (2.22%) Embedded C
15 3 (2.22%) Embedded C++
16 2 (1.48%) MATLAB
16 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (39.26%) Degree
2 10 (7.41%) PhD
3 3 (2.22%) ISEB
3 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) MCSD
4 2 (1.48%) MCSE
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.74%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.89%) Oracle
3 11 (8.15%) Greenplum
3 11 (8.15%) MuleSoft
4 10 (7.41%) Cloudera
4 10 (7.41%) Hortonworks
4 10 (7.41%) Talend
5 7 (5.19%) Sybase
6 3 (2.22%) Facebook
6 3 (2.22%) IBM
7 2 (1.48%) BMC
7 2 (1.48%) Cisco
7 2 (1.48%) NetApp
7 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.48%) VMware
8 1 (0.74%) CA
8 1 (0.74%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.74%) MKS
8 1 (0.74%) Teradata
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