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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 90 82 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.13% 3.78% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 4.36% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62 60 91
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
1597 1879 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.10% 86.59% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1521 1278
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 100 (53.19%) Degree
2 83 (44.15%) Computer Science
3 69 (36.70%) Data Centre
4 63 (33.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 62 (32.98%) SQL
6 60 (31.91%) Service Delivery
7 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (29.26%) HP
8 55 (29.26%) CheckPoint
8 55 (29.26%) ITIL
8 55 (29.26%) Cisco
9 47 (25.00%) Finance
10 45 (23.94%) MS Excel
10 45 (23.94%) JavaScript
11 43 (22.87%) SQL Server
11 43 (22.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 41 (21.81%) MySQL
13 40 (21.28%) C#
13 40 (21.28%) VMware
13 40 (21.28%) Retail
14 39 (20.74%) HTML
14 39 (20.74%) Java
15 38 (20.21%) Project Management
15 38 (20.21%) Presales
16 37 (19.68%) Line Management
17 36 (19.15%) .NET
17 36 (19.15%) Requirements Analysis
18 35 (18.62%) ISEB
18 35 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (17.55%) Root Cause Analysis

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.38%) Apache
2 11 (5.85%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.72%) WordPress
4 4 (2.13%) IIS
4 4 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.53%) Confluence
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 45 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.32%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.53%) Simulink
4 1 (0.53%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 43 (22.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (17.02%) IaaS
2 32 (17.02%) PaaS
3 31 (16.49%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.43%) Firewall
1 29 (15.43%) WAN
2 24 (12.77%) LAN
2 24 (12.77%) OSPF
3 8 (4.26%) HTTP
4 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.53%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 41 (21.81%) MySQL
3 27 (14.36%) DB2
4 14 (7.45%) Big Data
5 11 (5.85%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) JUnit
2 5 (2.66%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.66%) MSBuild
2 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.13%) CANoe
4 3 (1.60%) Selenium
4 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.60%) VectorCAST
5 2 (1.06%) Grunt
5 2 (1.06%) gulp
5 2 (1.06%) JMeter
5 2 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.53%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.53%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) MSTest
6 1 (0.53%) NUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Subversion
6 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (25.00%) Finance
2 40 (21.28%) Retail
3 31 (16.49%) Publishing
4 26 (13.83%) Automotive
5 9 (4.79%) Banking
6 7 (3.72%) Electronics
7 2 (1.06%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (30.85%) Developer
2 42 (22.34%) Software Engineer
3 28 (14.89%) Architect
4 24 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 21 (11.17%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (10.64%) Network Engineer
6 20 (10.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (8.51%) Embedded Engineer
7 16 (8.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (6.91%) .NET Developer
9 11 (5.85%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.79%) Consultant
10 9 (4.79%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (4.79%) SCCM Engineer
10 9 (4.79%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.26%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.72%) MySQL Developer
12 7 (3.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 7 (3.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.74%) HTML
2 36 (19.15%) .NET
3 26 (13.83%) ASP.NET
3 26 (13.83%) CSS
4 17 (9.04%) AngularJS
4 17 (9.04%) HTML5
5 16 (8.51%) jQuery
6 12 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (6.38%) J2EE
7 10 (5.32%) Web Services
8 8 (4.26%) Ajax
8 8 (4.26%) CSS3
8 8 (4.26%) REST
9 7 (3.72%) XML
10 6 (3.19%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.19%) SOAP
11 5 (2.66%) Spring
11 5 (2.66%) XSLT
12 3 (1.60%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 83 (44.15%) Computer Science
2 69 (36.70%) Data Centre
3 31 (16.49%) CMDB
4 12 (6.38%) Fintech
5 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.66%) Blog
6 5 (2.66%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.13%) User Experience
8 3 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.60%) NHS
9 2 (1.06%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.06%) iPhone
9 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.45%) Windows
2 9 (4.79%) Linux
2 9 (4.79%) Windows 10
2 9 (4.79%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.66%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.13%) Android
4 4 (2.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.06%) Unix
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) SUSE
6 1 (0.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.51%) Continuous Improvement
2 60 (31.91%) Service Delivery
3 57 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (29.26%) ITIL
5 38 (20.21%) Presales
5 38 (20.21%) Project Management
6 37 (19.68%) Line Management
7 36 (19.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 33 (17.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 32 (17.02%) Mentoring
10 31 (16.49%) Gantt Chart
10 31 (16.49%) ITIL V3
10 31 (16.49%) PRINCE2
10 31 (16.49%) Service Management
10 31 (16.49%) Technical Architecture
10 31 (16.49%) TOGAF
10 31 (16.49%) Zachman Framework
11 27 (14.36%) MVC
12 26 (13.83%) Capacity Planning
12 26 (13.83%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.98%) SQL
2 45 (23.94%) JavaScript
3 40 (21.28%) C#
4 39 (20.74%) Java
5 25 (13.30%) C
6 17 (9.04%) Embedded C
6 17 (9.04%) PHP
7 15 (7.98%) C++
8 13 (6.91%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.32%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.66%) XPath
11 4 (2.13%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.13%) VBScript
12 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.06%) Python
13 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.53%) Go
14 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.53%) PHP 4
14 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 100 (53.19%) Degree
2 35 (18.62%) ISEB
3 31 (16.49%) PMI Certification
3 31 (16.49%) PMP
4 24 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (6.91%) MCP
5 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.79%) MCSE
7 5 (2.66%) CCNA
7 5 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.13%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.13%) MCAD
8 4 (2.13%) MCSD
8 4 (2.13%) MCTS
9 1 (0.53%) CIMA
9 1 (0.53%) PhD
9 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.70%) QA
2 7 (3.72%) MISRA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO26262
3 2 (1.06%) MISRA C
System Software
1 35 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (16.49%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (4.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (16.49%) SCVMM
2 9 (4.79%) SCCM
3 5 (2.66%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.66%) vRealize
4 2 (1.06%) Plesk
5 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 55 (29.26%) CheckPoint
1 55 (29.26%) Cisco
1 55 (29.26%) HP
2 40 (21.28%) VMware
3 31 (16.49%) Juniper
4 29 (15.43%) Fortinet
5 27 (14.36%) IBM
5 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
6 26 (13.83%) BMC
6 26 (13.83%) Citrix
6 26 (13.83%) EMC
6 26 (13.83%) NetApp
6 26 (13.83%) Oracle
7 5 (2.66%) Adobe
7 5 (2.66%) Brocade
7 5 (2.66%) F5
8 3 (1.60%) Freescale
8 3 (1.60%) Renesas
8 3 (1.60%) Zend
9 2 (1.06%) Green Hills
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension, private healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits and flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EyeSpy Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nortech Management Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 25 days ago