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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 67 35
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 106 48 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.87% 2.66% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 3.33% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 96 38 86
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,350 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
1516 1443 1309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.94% 80.03% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1267 1098
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 £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 147 (70.67%) C#
2 141 (67.79%) .NET
3 84 (40.38%) Java
4 72 (34.62%) OO
5 71 (34.13%) JavaScript
5 71 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (29.33%) Relational Database
7 59 (28.37%) XML
8 58 (27.88%) SQL
9 57 (27.40%) HTML
10 55 (26.44%) CSS
10 55 (26.44%) RDBMS
10 55 (26.44%) MVC
11 49 (23.56%) Analytics
12 47 (22.60%) Visual Studio
13 46 (22.12%) SQL Server
13 46 (22.12%) VB.NET
14 38 (18.27%) Web Services
15 37 (17.79%) Microsoft
16 36 (17.31%) ASP.NET
17 35 (16.83%) Semantic Web
18 32 (15.38%) Project Management
18 32 (15.38%) Degree
18 32 (15.38%) Computer Science
19 31 (14.90%) Sybase
19 31 (14.90%) VB
19 31 (14.90%) Oracle
20 30 (14.42%) HTML5
21 29 (13.94%) jQuery
22 28 (13.46%) PHP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 13 (6.25%) JBoss
1 13 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.40%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.92%) Apache
4 3 (1.44%) Lync
4 3 (1.44%) IIS
5 2 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) CMS
6 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.40%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.96%) SAN
2 2 (0.96%) Internet
2 2 (0.96%) Firewall
2 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
2 2 (0.96%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (29.33%) Relational Database
2 55 (26.44%) RDBMS
3 46 (22.12%) SQL Server
4 23 (11.06%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (7.21%) MySQL
6 10 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.40%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.92%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.44%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.96%) MS Access
10 2 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.96%) Big Data
10 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 47 (22.60%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.69%) JIRA
3 15 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.25%) Selenium
4 13 (6.25%) Ant
4 13 (6.25%) JUnit
5 5 (2.40%) NUnit
6 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.44%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.44%) PEAR
6 3 (1.44%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.44%) Trac
7 2 (0.96%) Subversion
7 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.96%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.48%) JMeter
8 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (6.73%) Finance
2 12 (5.77%) Retail
3 4 (1.92%) Games
4 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (61.06%) Developer
2 76 (36.54%) Software Developer
3 69 (33.17%) Software Engineer
4 34 (16.35%) C# Developer
5 33 (15.87%) .NET Developer
6 30 (14.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (9.13%) C# Software Developer
8 18 (8.65%) Senior Developer
9 17 (8.17%) Java Developer
9 17 (8.17%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (7.21%) Java Software Engineer
11 13 (6.25%) Graduate
11 13 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
11 13 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
12 12 (5.77%) Junior
12 12 (5.77%) Junior Developer
12 12 (5.77%) Software Manager
13 11 (5.29%) C# Software Engineer
14 10 (4.81%) Junior Software Developer
15 8 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (67.79%) .NET
2 59 (28.37%) XML
3 57 (27.40%) HTML
4 55 (26.44%) CSS
5 38 (18.27%) Web Services
6 36 (17.31%) ASP.NET
7 30 (14.42%) HTML5
8 29 (13.94%) jQuery
9 26 (12.50%) CSS3
10 22 (10.58%) JSON
11 21 (10.10%) AngularJS
12 13 (6.25%) PhoneGap
13 12 (5.77%) Ajax
14 10 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (3.37%) KnockoutJS
17 6 (2.88%) REST
17 6 (2.88%) Symfony
17 6 (2.88%) WPF
18 5 (2.40%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.83%) Semantic Web
2 32 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.21%) Open Source
4 11 (5.29%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.85%) Physics
5 8 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.37%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.40%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.44%) User Experience
9 2 (0.96%) Statistics
9 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.96%) Clustering
9 2 (0.96%) Blog
10 1 (0.48%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.69%) Windows
2 15 (7.21%) Linux
3 8 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.62%) OO
2 71 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (26.44%) MVC
4 49 (23.56%) Analytics
5 32 (15.38%) Project Management
6 21 (10.10%) OOP
7 18 (8.65%) Web Development
7 18 (8.65%) Mobile Development
8 17 (8.17%) TDD
9 15 (7.21%) SOA
10 14 (6.73%) OOD
11 13 (6.25%) Scrum
11 13 (6.25%) Web Application Development
12 10 (4.81%) E-Commerce
13 6 (2.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (2.88%) Image Processing
14 5 (2.40%) Pattern Recognition
14 5 (2.40%) Signal Processing
14 5 (2.40%) Probability Theory
14 5 (2.40%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 147 (70.67%) C#
2 84 (40.38%) Java
3 71 (34.13%) JavaScript
4 58 (27.88%) SQL
5 46 (22.12%) VB.NET
6 31 (14.90%) VB
7 28 (13.46%) PHP
8 24 (11.54%) C++
9 23 (11.06%) VB6
10 18 (8.65%) Python
11 13 (6.25%) Ruby
12 8 (3.85%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.85%) C
13 7 (3.37%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.40%) Fortran
15 3 (1.44%) PHP5
16 2 (0.96%) C++/CLI
16 2 (0.96%) Clojure
16 2 (0.96%) GLSL
16 2 (0.96%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 32 (15.38%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.40%) PhD
4 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) MCSE
6 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.48%) MCAD
6 1 (0.48%) MCSD
6 1 (0.48%) MCTS
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) MOM
1 1 (0.48%) SCCM
1 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.90%) Oracle
2 31 (14.90%) Sybase
3 5 (2.40%) BT
4 2 (0.96%) Sencha
5 1 (0.48%) HP
5 1 (0.48%) Borland
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