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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 81 48 83
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +35
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 59 106 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.53% 5.22% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 6.15% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 42 102 36
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £47,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2023 1724 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.60% 84.93% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1405 1407
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 June 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 82 (53.25%) Degree
2 78 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (44.16%) SQL
4 67 (43.51%) Computer Science
5 57 (37.01%) SQL Server
6 56 (36.36%) Java
7 55 (35.71%) .NET
8 50 (32.47%) MySQL
9 48 (31.17%) C#
10 42 (27.27%) Linux
11 35 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (22.08%) MVC
12 34 (22.08%) OO
12 34 (22.08%) XML
13 33 (21.43%) Line Management
13 33 (21.43%) Git (software)
14 32 (20.78%) HTML
14 32 (20.78%) JavaScript
15 31 (20.13%) Service Delivery
15 31 (20.13%) Data Centre
16 30 (19.48%) Presales
16 30 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (19.48%) Oracle
16 30 (19.48%) CSS
16 30 (19.48%) Requirements Analysis
17 29 (18.83%) Technical Architecture
18 28 (18.18%) CMDB
18 28 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
18 28 (18.18%) TOGAF
18 28 (18.18%) Publishing

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 26 (16.88%) Apache
2 13 (8.44%) Facebook Platform
3 4 (2.60%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.95%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (11.69%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (10.39%) IaaS
4 16 (10.39%) PaaS
5 15 (9.74%) SaaS
6 8 (5.19%) GitHub
7 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.30%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.99%) HTTP
2 13 (8.44%) SAN
3 8 (5.19%) Skype
4 3 (1.95%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.30%) Firewall
5 2 (1.30%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.30%) Internet
5 2 (1.30%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (37.01%) SQL Server
2 50 (32.47%) MySQL
3 27 (17.53%) NoSQL
4 26 (16.88%) DB2
5 17 (11.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (8.44%) Redis
7 10 (6.49%) MongoDB
8 8 (5.19%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.60%) Big Data
11 4 (2.60%) HAWQ
11 4 (2.60%) Pentaho
11 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.39%) Subversion
3 15 (9.74%) JUnit
4 13 (8.44%) Eclipse
4 13 (8.44%) Selenium
5 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.49%) SoapUI
7 9 (5.84%) Ranorex
8 5 (3.25%) Maven
9 4 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.60%) Gradle
9 4 (2.60%) JIRA
9 4 (2.60%) NuGet
9 4 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (2.60%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.95%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.30%) CANoe
11 2 (1.30%) LabVIEW
11 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (18.18%) Publishing
2 23 (14.94%) Games
3 10 (6.49%) Finance
4 5 (3.25%) Automotive
5 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (30.52%) Developer
2 39 (25.32%) Software Engineer
3 21 (13.64%) Analyst
3 21 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.04%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 17 (11.04%) .NET Programmer
4 17 (11.04%) Analyst Programmer
4 17 (11.04%) C# Programmer
4 17 (11.04%) Programmer
4 17 (11.04%) SQL Analyst
4 17 (11.04%) SQL Programmer
4 17 (11.04%) SQL Server Analyst
5 15 (9.74%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (9.74%) Technical Specialist
6 14 (9.09%) Architect
7 13 (8.44%) Consultant
7 13 (8.44%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (35.71%) .NET
2 34 (22.08%) XML
3 32 (20.78%) HTML
4 30 (19.48%) CSS
5 25 (16.23%) jQuery
6 24 (15.58%) REST
7 23 (14.94%) .NET Framework
8 20 (12.99%) JSON
8 20 (12.99%) Spring
9 17 (11.04%) HTML5
9 17 (11.04%) Web Services
10 16 (10.39%) WPF
11 13 (8.44%) LAMP
11 13 (8.44%) Spring MVC
12 11 (7.14%) CSS3
13 10 (6.49%) AngularJS
14 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET
14 9 (5.84%) Hibernate
14 9 (5.84%) Node.js
14 9 (5.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (43.51%) Computer Science
2 31 (20.13%) Data Centre
3 28 (18.18%) CMDB
4 13 (8.44%) Clustering
4 13 (8.44%) Online Gambling
5 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.19%) Virtual Team
7 7 (4.55%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.25%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (2.60%) User Experience
9 4 (2.60%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.95%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.30%) CAN bus
11 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.30%) Linked Data
11 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.30%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.27%) Linux
2 17 (11.04%) Unix
3 15 (9.74%) Solaris
4 13 (8.44%) AIX
4 13 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.44%) SUSE
5 7 (4.55%) Windows
6 5 (3.25%) Android
6 5 (3.25%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 34 (22.08%) MVC
3 34 (22.08%) OO
4 33 (21.43%) Line Management
5 31 (20.13%) Service Delivery
6 30 (19.48%) Presales
6 30 (19.48%) Requirements Analysis
7 29 (18.83%) Technical Architecture
8 28 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 28 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
9 23 (14.94%) Integration Testing
9 23 (14.94%) Open Source
10 21 (13.64%) OOD
11 19 (12.34%) Service Management
12 18 (11.69%) Change Management
13 17 (11.04%) Project Management
13 17 (11.04%) System Integration Testing
13 17 (11.04%) Test Planning
14 15 (9.74%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 68 (44.16%) SQL
2 56 (36.36%) Java
3 48 (31.17%) C#
4 32 (20.78%) JavaScript
5 27 (17.53%) C++
6 18 (11.69%) Scala
7 16 (10.39%) XAML
8 15 (9.74%) Perl
9 13 (8.44%) Python
9 13 (8.44%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.84%) C
10 9 (5.84%) PHP
11 8 (5.19%) Groovy
11 8 (5.19%) T-SQL
12 7 (4.55%) Ruby
13 6 (3.90%) VB.NET
13 6 (3.90%) XPath
14 4 (2.60%) Clojure
15 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 82 (53.25%) Degree
2 28 (18.18%) ISEB
3 15 (9.74%) PMI Certification
3 15 (9.74%) PMP
4 4 (2.60%) PhD
5 3 (1.95%) MCAD
5 3 (1.95%) MCP
5 3 (1.95%) MCSD
5 3 (1.95%) MCTS
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.30%) CCNA
6 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.39%) Virtual Machines
1 16 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (10.39%) SCVMM
2 13 (8.44%) NetBackup
2 13 (8.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (8.44%) Oracle ZFS
2 13 (8.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (8.44%) Unicenter
3 8 (5.19%) Puppet
4 4 (2.60%) Grafana
4 4 (2.60%) Graphite
4 4 (2.60%) Packer
4 4 (2.60%) Terraform
4 4 (2.60%) Uchiwa
5 2 (1.30%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (19.48%) Oracle
2 26 (16.88%) IBM
3 16 (10.39%) VMware
4 15 (9.74%) CheckPoint
4 15 (9.74%) Cisco
4 15 (9.74%) HP
4 15 (9.74%) Juniper
5 13 (8.44%) BMC
5 13 (8.44%) CA
5 13 (8.44%) Citrix
5 13 (8.44%) EMC
5 13 (8.44%) Facebook
5 13 (8.44%) NetApp
5 13 (8.44%) Sun
5 13 (8.44%) Veritas
6 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.84%) MuleSoft
8 5 (3.25%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.60%) Hortonworks
9 4 (2.60%) Talend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension + medical cover
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, life insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago