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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 64 43 74
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 89 107 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.64% 5.88% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 6.85% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62 97 36
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2125 1563 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.95% 85.83% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 1254 1335
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 6 May 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 85 (52.47%) Degree
2 80 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (43.83%) SQL
4 69 (42.59%) Java
5 68 (41.98%) Computer Science
6 59 (36.42%) C#
7 57 (35.19%) .NET
8 56 (34.57%) SQL Server
9 44 (27.16%) MySQL
10 42 (25.93%) Linux
11 40 (24.69%) XML
12 36 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 36 (22.22%) OO
13 35 (21.60%) C++
14 32 (19.75%) Git (software)
15 30 (18.52%) Integration Testing
16 29 (17.90%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (17.28%) NoSQL
17 28 (17.28%) .NET Framework
18 27 (16.67%) Oracle
18 27 (16.67%) Line Management
19 26 (16.05%) Open Source
19 26 (16.05%) Change Management
20 25 (15.43%) MVC
20 25 (15.43%) Games
20 25 (15.43%) Service Delivery
20 25 (15.43%) REST
20 25 (15.43%) Test Planning
20 25 (15.43%) System Integration Testing

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 22 (13.58%) Apache
2 13 (8.02%) Facebook Platform
2 13 (8.02%) Node.js
3 3 (1.85%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.49%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (9.26%) IaaS
4 15 (9.26%) PaaS
5 14 (8.64%) SaaS
6 13 (8.02%) GitHub
7 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.96%) HTTP
2 8 (4.94%) SAN
2 8 (4.94%) Skype
3 3 (1.85%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.23%) Extranet
4 2 (1.23%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.23%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) Intranet
4 2 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.57%) SQL Server
2 44 (27.16%) MySQL
3 28 (17.28%) NoSQL
4 20 (12.35%) DB2
5 17 (10.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (8.64%) Redis
7 13 (8.02%) MongoDB
8 12 (7.41%) Neo4j
9 11 (6.79%) Relational Database
10 9 (5.56%) Big Data
10 9 (5.56%) Pentaho
11 7 (4.32%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.62%) QlikView
15 1 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.49%) Subversion
3 14 (8.64%) JUnit
4 13 (8.02%) Eclipse
5 12 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.56%) Selenium
6 9 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (4.94%) Ranorex
7 8 (4.94%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.47%) Gradle
9 4 (2.47%) JIRA
9 4 (2.47%) Maven
9 4 (2.47%) NuGet
10 3 (1.85%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.85%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.23%) LabVIEW
11 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (15.43%) Games
2 22 (13.58%) Publishing
3 9 (5.56%) Finance
4 4 (2.47%) Retail
4 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (30.86%) Software Engineer
2 36 (22.22%) Developer
3 33 (20.37%) Analyst
4 25 (15.43%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 25 (15.43%) .NET Programmer
4 25 (15.43%) Analyst Programmer
4 25 (15.43%) C# Programmer
4 25 (15.43%) Programmer
4 25 (15.43%) SQL Analyst
4 25 (15.43%) SQL Programmer
4 25 (15.43%) SQL Server Analyst
5 21 (12.96%) C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (12.35%) Java Developer
7 17 (10.49%) Consultant
8 14 (8.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) Architect
10 12 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (6.79%) Delphi Analyst Programmer
11 11 (6.79%) Delphi Programmer
12 10 (6.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (35.19%) .NET
2 40 (24.69%) XML
3 28 (17.28%) .NET Framework
4 25 (15.43%) REST
5 23 (14.20%) HTML
6 22 (13.58%) CSS
7 21 (12.96%) JSON
8 19 (11.73%) Spring
9 16 (9.88%) HTML5
9 16 (9.88%) jQuery
9 16 (9.88%) WPF
10 15 (9.26%) Web Services
11 12 (7.41%) Spring MVC
12 10 (6.17%) Hibernate
12 10 (6.17%) Middleware
13 9 (5.56%) Spring XD
13 9 (5.56%) WCF
14 8 (4.94%) CSS3
14 8 (4.94%) Dojo
14 8 (4.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (41.98%) Computer Science
2 25 (15.43%) Data Centre
3 22 (13.58%) CMDB
4 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.02%) Mathematics
5 13 (8.02%) Online Gambling
6 9 (5.56%) Visualisation
7 8 (4.94%) Clustering
8 4 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.47%) User Experience
9 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.85%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.23%) Linked Data
10 2 (1.23%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.93%) Linux
2 17 (10.49%) Unix
3 12 (7.41%) Windows
4 10 (6.17%) Solaris
5 8 (4.94%) AIX
5 8 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.94%) SUSE
6 6 (3.70%) Android
6 6 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.85%) CentOS
7 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.22%) OO
3 30 (18.52%) Integration Testing
4 29 (17.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (16.67%) Line Management
6 26 (16.05%) Change Management
6 26 (16.05%) Open Source
7 25 (15.43%) MVC
7 25 (15.43%) Service Delivery
7 25 (15.43%) System Integration Testing
7 25 (15.43%) Test Planning
8 24 (14.81%) Presales
8 24 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 23 (14.20%) Technical Architecture
10 22 (13.58%) TOGAF
10 22 (13.58%) Zachman Framework
11 19 (11.73%) OOD
11 19 (11.73%) TDD
12 17 (10.49%) Analytics
12 17 (10.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.83%) SQL
2 69 (42.59%) Java
3 59 (36.42%) C#
4 36 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 35 (21.60%) C++
6 20 (12.35%) Python
7 17 (10.49%) XAML
8 15 (9.26%) Scala
9 12 (7.41%) C
10 11 (6.79%) Delphi
11 10 (6.17%) Perl
12 9 (5.56%) PHP
13 8 (4.94%) Shell Script
14 7 (4.32%) Groovy
15 6 (3.70%) T-SQL
15 6 (3.70%) XPath
16 5 (3.09%) Ruby
16 5 (3.09%) VBA
17 3 (1.85%) Clojure
17 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 85 (52.47%) Degree
2 23 (14.20%) ISEB
3 14 (8.64%) PMI Certification
3 14 (8.64%) PMP
4 9 (5.56%) PhD
5 2 (1.23%) CCNA
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.23%) MCSD
5 2 (1.23%) MCSE
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (9.26%) SCVMM
2 12 (7.41%) Puppet
3 8 (4.94%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (4.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (4.94%) Unicenter
4 3 (1.85%) Grafana
4 3 (1.85%) Graphite
4 3 (1.85%) Packer
4 3 (1.85%) Terraform
4 3 (1.85%) Uchiwa
5 2 (1.23%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (16.67%) Oracle
2 20 (12.35%) IBM
3 15 (9.26%) VMware
4 14 (8.64%) CheckPoint
4 14 (8.64%) Cisco
4 14 (8.64%) HP
4 14 (8.64%) Juniper
5 13 (8.02%) Facebook
6 12 (7.41%) BMC
6 12 (7.41%) Citrix
6 12 (7.41%) EMC
6 12 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.41%) MuleSoft
6 12 (7.41%) NetApp
7 10 (6.17%) Cloudera
8 9 (5.56%) Greenplum
8 9 (5.56%) Hortonworks
8 9 (5.56%) Talend
9 8 (4.94%) CA
9 8 (4.94%) Veritas
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