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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 46 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 97 76 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.80% 4.16% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 5.22% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 95 69 50
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1674 1456 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.87% 79.78% 72.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1280 1047
Average salary £43,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,650 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 99 (61.49%) C#
2 95 (59.01%) .NET
3 77 (47.83%) Java
4 51 (31.68%) XML
5 50 (31.06%) OO
6 49 (30.43%) Web Services
7 48 (29.81%) SQL
8 46 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (27.33%) Oracle
11 43 (26.71%) SQL Server
12 39 (24.22%) Relational Database
13 38 (23.60%) Microsoft
14 37 (22.98%) RDBMS
14 37 (22.98%) Analytics
15 36 (22.36%) VB.NET
16 33 (20.50%) Sybase
16 33 (20.50%) Degree
17 32 (19.88%) HTML
17 32 (19.88%) Semantic Web
18 31 (19.25%) Visual Studio
19 29 (18.01%) ASP.NET
20 28 (17.39%) VB
20 28 (17.39%) CSS
21 27 (16.77%) Project Management
21 27 (16.77%) MVC
22 24 (14.91%) jQuery
23 22 (13.66%) MS Excel
23 22 (13.66%) Computer Science
24 21 (13.04%) Crystal Reports

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.32%) JBoss
4 13 (8.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (7.45%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (6.83%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.73%) MQSeries
8 6 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.86%) Lync
10 1 (0.62%) Node.js
10 1 (0.62%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.62%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.62%) nginx
10 1 (0.62%) Confluence
10 1 (0.62%) FileNet
10 1 (0.62%) IIS
10 1 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) SaaS
2 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) Internet
2 3 (1.86%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 39 (24.22%) Relational Database
3 37 (22.98%) RDBMS
4 21 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (5.59%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.35%) MySQL
7 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.62%) UniData
9 1 (0.62%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (19.25%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.32%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.59%) JIRA
5 8 (4.97%) Selenium
6 7 (4.35%) JUnit
7 6 (3.73%) Ant
7 6 (3.73%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.48%) NUnit
9 3 (1.86%) Subversion
9 3 (1.86%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (1.86%) QUnit
10 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.24%) Maven
11 1 (0.62%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 18 (11.18%) Finance
2 5 (3.11%) Retail
3 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Advertising
4 1 (0.62%) Games
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (54.04%) Developer
2 59 (36.65%) Software Engineer
3 38 (23.60%) Software Developer
4 24 (14.91%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.80%) Software Manager
6 14 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.07%) SharePoint Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Consultant
9 10 (6.21%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Junior Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Junior
10 9 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.97%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Junior Java Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Graduate Java Developer
12 7 (4.35%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Graduate
13 6 (3.73%) Technical Consultant
13 6 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (59.01%) .NET
2 51 (31.68%) XML
3 49 (30.43%) Web Services
4 32 (19.88%) HTML
5 29 (18.01%) ASP.NET
6 28 (17.39%) CSS
7 24 (14.91%) jQuery
8 19 (11.80%) JSON
9 17 (10.56%) Spring
10 16 (9.94%) REST
11 15 (9.32%) Ajax
12 14 (8.70%) ADO.NET
12 14 (8.70%) HTML5
13 13 (8.07%) AngularJS
13 13 (8.07%) Hibernate
14 12 (7.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 11 (6.83%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (6.83%) CSS3
16 10 (6.21%) SOAP
17 8 (4.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.88%) Semantic Web
2 22 (13.66%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.45%) User Experience
4 9 (5.59%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.11%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.48%) Open Source
7 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.48%) Physics
8 3 (1.86%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.94%) Windows
2 7 (4.35%) Linux
3 6 (3.73%) UNIX
4 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.06%) OO
2 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (22.98%) Analytics
4 27 (16.77%) Project Management
4 27 (16.77%) MVC
5 16 (9.94%) TDD
6 13 (8.07%) Scrum
6 13 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (6.83%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.21%) OOP
9 9 (5.59%) SOA
10 7 (4.35%) UML
10 7 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.11%) Web Development
12 4 (2.48%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (2.48%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.48%) OOD
12 4 (2.48%) Validation
12 4 (2.48%) Time Management
13 3 (1.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.49%) C#
2 77 (47.83%) Java
3 48 (29.81%) SQL
4 46 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 36 (22.36%) VB.NET
6 28 (17.39%) VB
7 21 (13.04%) VB6
8 8 (4.97%) PHP
9 6 (3.73%) C++
9 6 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.86%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.86%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.24%) VC++
11 2 (1.24%) XPath
12 1 (0.62%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) Scala
12 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (20.50%) Degree
2 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.45%) MCTS
3 8 (4.97%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.48%) HNC
6 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (27.33%) Oracle
2 38 (23.60%) Microsoft
3 33 (20.50%) Sybase
4 6 (3.73%) Talend
5 2 (1.24%) Apple
5 2 (1.24%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.24%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.62%) Twitter
6 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.62%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe
6 1 (0.62%) Borland
Birmingham
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + travel, great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 13 days ago