The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 77 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 45 90 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.32% 4.48% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 5.74% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43 88 50
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,450 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1481 1568 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.30% 77.97% 71.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1378 1061
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 60 (65.93%) C#
2 50 (54.95%) .NET
3 45 (49.45%) Java
4 39 (42.86%) Degree
5 26 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 25 (27.47%) SQL Server
7 24 (26.37%) OO
7 24 (26.37%) Computer Science
8 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
8 22 (24.18%) SQL
9 20 (21.98%) HTML
10 19 (20.88%) Finance
11 18 (19.78%) C++
11 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
11 18 (19.78%) Oracle
12 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
12 17 (18.68%) Spring
13 16 (17.58%) C
13 16 (17.58%) CSS
14 15 (16.48%) Mathematics
15 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
15 13 (14.29%) jQuery
15 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
16 12 (13.19%) Ajax
16 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (13.19%) Eclipse
16 12 (13.19%) RDBMS
17 11 (12.09%) Scrum
17 11 (12.09%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.40%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.10%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.10%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.10%) Node.js
5 1 (1.10%) OpenEdge
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) FileNet
5 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) Modbus
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.19%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.40%) MS Access
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.30%) Hudson
4 2 (2.20%) ProC
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 2 (2.20%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (1.10%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.10%) Maven
5 1 (1.10%) WebSpeed
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (59.34%) Developer
2 43 (47.25%) Software Engineer
3 17 (18.68%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Graduate
5 12 (13.19%) Programmer
6 9 (9.89%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Delphi Programmer
7 7 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Delphi Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Delphi Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Junior
8 6 (6.59%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Graduate Java Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (54.95%) .NET
2 26 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.98%) HTML
4 17 (18.68%) Spring
5 16 (17.58%) CSS
6 13 (14.29%) jQuery
7 12 (13.19%) Ajax
8 10 (10.99%) XML
9 8 (8.79%) Web Services
9 8 (8.79%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.69%) Java EE
11 6 (6.59%) CSS3
11 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
12 5 (5.49%) ADO.NET
13 4 (4.40%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 3 (3.30%) WPF
14 3 (3.30%) REST
14 3 (3.30%) J2EE
14 3 (3.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.48%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.99%) Semantic Web
4 7 (7.69%) iSeries
4 7 (7.69%) AS400
5 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.30%) Physics
6 3 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.30%) Firmware
7 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.20%) Open Source
7 2 (2.20%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
3 5 (5.49%) UNIX
4 3 (3.30%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.20%) Android
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) OO
2 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.09%) Scrum
4 10 (10.99%) MVC
4 10 (10.99%) Analytics
5 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.40%) SOA
7 3 (3.30%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.30%) Time Management
7 3 (3.30%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (3.30%) OOD
7 3 (3.30%) TDD
7 3 (3.30%) Data Management
7 3 (3.30%) Project Management
8 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.20%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.20%) Change Control
8 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.20%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (65.93%) C#
2 45 (49.45%) Java
3 22 (24.18%) SQL
4 18 (19.78%) C++
4 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.58%) C
6 10 (10.99%) VB.NET
7 9 (9.89%) VB
8 7 (7.69%) RPG
8 7 (7.69%) Delphi
9 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.40%) VBA
10 4 (4.40%) VC++
11 2 (2.20%) XAML
11 2 (2.20%) Ruby
12 1 (1.10%) Scala
12 1 (1.10%) Groovy
12 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.10%) Clojure
12 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 39 (42.86%) Degree
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.40%) MCTS
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
1 1 (1.10%) JTAG
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.78%) Oracle
3 10 (10.99%) Sybase
4 7 (7.69%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Borland
5 2 (2.20%) Apple
5 2 (2.20%) Twitter
5 2 (2.20%) Trayport
5 2 (2.20%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Progress
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