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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 46 79 51
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -28
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 104 39 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.15% 2.06% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 2.62% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 100 35 83
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £54,500
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
1674 1489 1535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.95% 78.49% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1311 1342
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 139 (62.33%) .NET
2 138 (61.88%) C#
3 91 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (40.36%) Java
5 75 (33.63%) JavaScript
6 68 (30.49%) OO
7 67 (30.04%) SQL
8 66 (29.60%) HTML
9 63 (28.25%) MVC
10 62 (27.80%) CSS
11 54 (24.22%) XML
11 54 (24.22%) Relational Database
12 49 (21.97%) RDBMS
13 44 (19.73%) SQL Server
13 44 (19.73%) VB.NET
14 40 (17.94%) HTML5
15 39 (17.49%) Visual Studio
16 38 (17.04%) PHP
17 37 (16.59%) Degree
17 37 (16.59%) jQuery
18 34 (15.25%) Computer Science
18 34 (15.25%) Analytics
19 33 (14.80%) ASP.NET
20 31 (13.90%) Microsoft
20 31 (13.90%) C++
21 30 (13.45%) CSS3
22 29 (13.00%) OOP
23 28 (12.56%) Git (software)
24 27 (12.11%) Oracle
24 27 (12.11%) Mobile Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 21 (9.42%) WebLogic
1 21 (9.42%) JBoss
1 21 (9.42%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.24%) Apache
3 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.90%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.45%) Node.js
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (2.24%) GNU Octave
2 4 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Simulink
3 1 (0.45%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.90%) DNS
2 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.90%) SAN
2 2 (0.90%) Firewall
2 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.45%) Skype
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.22%) Relational Database
2 49 (21.97%) RDBMS
3 44 (19.73%) SQL Server
4 18 (8.07%) Crystal Reports
5 17 (7.62%) MySQL
6 6 (2.69%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.69%) EDRMS
7 5 (2.24%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.79%) SQLite
8 4 (1.79%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.90%) Big Data
10 2 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (17.49%) Visual Studio
2 28 (12.56%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.31%) JIRA
4 22 (9.87%) Ant
5 21 (9.42%) JUnit
5 21 (9.42%) Selenium
6 7 (3.14%) Subversion
7 3 (1.35%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.35%) NUnit
7 3 (1.35%) PEAR
7 3 (1.35%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.35%) Trac
8 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.90%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.45%) JMeter
9 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.45%) Maven
9 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (7.62%) Games
2 14 (6.28%) Finance
3 13 (5.83%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Publishing
5 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 149 (66.82%) Developer
2 77 (34.53%) Software Engineer
3 72 (32.29%) Software Developer
4 38 (17.04%) .NET Developer
5 31 (13.90%) C# Developer
6 26 (11.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 24 (10.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (10.31%) Java Developer
9 19 (8.52%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (8.07%) Graduate
11 17 (7.62%) Senior Developer
11 17 (7.62%) Graduate Software Developer
11 17 (7.62%) Graduate Developer
12 16 (7.17%) Junior Developer
12 16 (7.17%) Junior
13 15 (6.73%) .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (6.73%) .NET Software Developer
14 13 (5.83%) Junior Software Developer
15 11 (4.93%) C# Software Engineer
16 10 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (62.33%) .NET
2 66 (29.60%) HTML
3 62 (27.80%) CSS
4 54 (24.22%) XML
5 40 (17.94%) HTML5
6 37 (16.59%) jQuery
7 33 (14.80%) ASP.NET
8 30 (13.45%) CSS3
9 26 (11.66%) Web Services
10 25 (11.21%) AngularJS
11 24 (10.76%) JSON
12 21 (9.42%) PhoneGap
13 14 (6.28%) WPF
14 13 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (4.48%) WinForms
16 9 (4.04%) RESTful
17 7 (3.14%) Symfony
17 7 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
18 6 (2.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 6 (2.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.42%) Semantic Web
3 8 (3.59%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.59%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.14%) Physics
4 7 (3.14%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.24%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (1.79%) User Experience
7 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.90%) Statistics
8 2 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.90%) Clustering
8 2 (0.90%) Blog
9 1 (0.45%) VHDL
9 1 (0.45%) MPEG
9 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.45%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.42%) Windows
2 11 (4.93%) Linux
3 6 (2.69%) Android
4 3 (1.35%) UNIX
5 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.49%) OO
3 63 (28.25%) MVC
4 34 (15.25%) Analytics
5 29 (13.00%) OOP
6 27 (12.11%) Mobile Development
7 25 (11.21%) Project Management
8 24 (10.76%) Web Development
9 23 (10.31%) Scrum
10 22 (9.87%) Open Source
10 22 (9.87%) TDD
10 22 (9.87%) SOA
11 20 (8.97%) OOD
12 14 (6.28%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.83%) BDD
14 12 (5.38%) SDLC
14 12 (5.38%) Web Application Development
15 7 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (2.69%) Requirements Analysis
16 6 (2.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 138 (61.88%) C#
2 90 (40.36%) Java
3 75 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 67 (30.04%) SQL
5 44 (19.73%) VB.NET
6 38 (17.04%) PHP
7 31 (13.90%) C++
8 26 (11.66%) Python
9 21 (9.42%) Ruby
10 19 (8.52%) VB
11 16 (7.17%) VB6
12 12 (5.38%) C
13 11 (4.93%) VBA
13 11 (4.93%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.24%) Fortran
15 4 (1.79%) PHP5
16 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.35%) VC++
17 2 (0.90%) Clojure
17 2 (0.90%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 37 (16.59%) Degree
2 10 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.24%) PhD
4 2 (0.90%) MCSE
5 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) MCAD
5 1 (0.45%) MCSD
5 1 (0.45%) MCTS
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) MOM
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.11%) Oracle
3 24 (10.76%) Sybase
4 5 (2.24%) BT
5 4 (1.79%) Google
6 2 (0.90%) Sencha
7 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.45%) Zend
7 1 (0.45%) Telerik
7 1 (0.45%) HP
7 1 (0.45%) EMC
7 1 (0.45%) Apple
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 21 hours ago
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JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
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JPS Selection
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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SCC
Posted: 22 days ago