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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 49 79 50
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 94 46 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.64% 2.31% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 2.91% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 88 44 85
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
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
1657 1583 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.71% 79.51% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1380 1441
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 £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 129 (62.32%) C#
2 127 (61.35%) .NET
3 92 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (39.61%) Java
5 67 (32.37%) JavaScript
6 62 (29.95%) SQL
7 60 (28.99%) HTML
8 59 (28.50%) OO
9 56 (27.05%) CSS
9 56 (27.05%) MVC
10 46 (22.22%) XML
11 43 (20.77%) SQL Server
11 43 (20.77%) Relational Database
12 42 (20.29%) VB.NET
13 40 (19.32%) RDBMS
14 36 (17.39%) ASP.NET
14 36 (17.39%) Visual Studio
15 35 (16.91%) PHP
15 35 (16.91%) jQuery
15 35 (16.91%) HTML5
16 32 (15.46%) C++
17 31 (14.98%) Degree
18 29 (14.01%) Computer Science
19 28 (13.53%) OOP
20 27 (13.04%) Scrum
20 27 (13.04%) Git (software)
21 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
21 25 (12.08%) CSS3
21 25 (12.08%) AngularJS
21 25 (12.08%) Analytics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 19 (9.18%) WebLogic
1 19 (9.18%) JBoss
1 19 (9.18%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.42%) Apache
3 4 (1.93%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.93%) Node.js
4 3 (1.45%) IIS
5 2 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) CMS
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.42%) GNU Octave
2 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Simulink
3 1 (0.48%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.97%) SaaS
3 2 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.77%) SQL Server
1 43 (20.77%) Relational Database
2 40 (19.32%) RDBMS
3 15 (7.25%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (6.28%) MySQL
5 7 (3.38%) SQLite
6 6 (2.90%) EDRMS
7 5 (2.42%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.42%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.97%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.97%) Big Data
9 2 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 27 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.14%) JIRA
4 20 (9.66%) Ant
5 19 (9.18%) JUnit
5 19 (9.18%) Selenium
6 8 (3.86%) Subversion
7 3 (1.45%) PEAR
7 3 (1.45%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.45%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.45%) NUnit
7 3 (1.45%) Trac
8 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.48%) JMeter
9 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (9.18%) Games
2 12 (5.80%) Finance
3 9 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.42%) Publishing
5 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 139 (67.15%) Developer
2 74 (35.75%) Software Engineer
3 64 (30.92%) Software Developer
4 38 (18.36%) .NET Developer
5 29 (14.01%) C# Developer
6 25 (12.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 21 (10.14%) Java Developer
8 20 (9.66%) C# Software Developer
8 20 (9.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (9.18%) Graduate
10 17 (8.21%) Graduate Software Developer
10 17 (8.21%) Graduate Developer
11 16 (7.73%) .NET Software Engineer
11 16 (7.73%) Senior Developer
12 15 (7.25%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (6.28%) Junior
13 13 (6.28%) Junior Developer
14 10 (4.83%) C# Software Engineer
14 10 (4.83%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (4.83%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (61.35%) .NET
2 60 (28.99%) HTML
3 56 (27.05%) CSS
4 46 (22.22%) XML
5 36 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 35 (16.91%) jQuery
6 35 (16.91%) HTML5
7 25 (12.08%) CSS3
7 25 (12.08%) AngularJS
8 22 (10.63%) JSON
9 20 (9.66%) WPF
10 19 (9.18%) Web Services
10 19 (9.18%) PhoneGap
11 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (5.80%) RESTful
12 12 (5.80%) WinForms
13 7 (3.38%) Symfony
13 7 (3.38%) WCF
13 7 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.01%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.21%) Semantic Web
3 10 (4.83%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.38%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.38%) User Experience
5 6 (2.90%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.42%) Physics
6 5 (2.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.97%) Statistics
9 2 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.48%) VHDL
10 1 (0.48%) Blog
10 1 (0.48%) MPEG
10 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.48%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.66%) Windows
2 11 (5.31%) Android
3 10 (4.83%) Linux
4 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.50%) OO
3 56 (27.05%) MVC
4 28 (13.53%) OOP
5 27 (13.04%) Scrum
6 25 (12.08%) Analytics
7 23 (11.11%) TDD
7 23 (11.11%) Web Development
8 22 (10.63%) Mobile Development
9 21 (10.14%) SOA
10 20 (9.66%) Project Management
10 20 (9.66%) Open Source
11 18 (8.70%) OOD
12 12 (5.80%) BDD
12 12 (5.80%) SDLC
13 11 (5.31%) Web Application Development
14 10 (4.83%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (3.38%) Android Development
17 6 (2.90%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 129 (62.32%) C#
2 82 (39.61%) Java
3 67 (32.37%) JavaScript
4 62 (29.95%) SQL
5 42 (20.29%) VB.NET
6 35 (16.91%) PHP
7 32 (15.46%) C++
8 24 (11.59%) Python
9 19 (9.18%) Ruby
10 13 (6.28%) VB6
10 13 (6.28%) VB
11 12 (5.80%) C
12 11 (5.31%) T-SQL
13 10 (4.83%) VBA
14 5 (2.42%) Fortran
14 5 (2.42%) PHP5
15 4 (1.93%) VC++
16 2 (0.97%) C++/CLI
16 2 (0.97%) Clojure
16 2 (0.97%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 31 (14.98%) Degree
2 5 (2.42%) PhD
2 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.48%) MCTS
3 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.48%) MCPD
3 1 (0.48%) ISEB
3 1 (0.48%) MCAD
3 1 (0.48%) MCSD
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) MOM
1 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.63%) Oracle
3 20 (9.66%) Sybase
4 5 (2.42%) Google
5 3 (1.45%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.97%) Sencha
6 2 (0.97%) BT
7 1 (0.48%) Telerik
7 1 (0.48%) HP
7 1 (0.48%) EMC
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Zend
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