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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 44 68 41
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 97 46 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.48% 2.52% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 3.14% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 90 38 80
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
1478 1464 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.50% 80.35% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1296 1093
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 £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 137 (69.19%) C#
2 133 (67.17%) .NET
3 79 (39.90%) Java
4 67 (33.84%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (32.32%) JavaScript
5 64 (32.32%) OO
6 57 (28.79%) SQL
7 56 (28.28%) Relational Database
8 55 (27.78%) HTML
8 55 (27.78%) CSS
9 54 (27.27%) MVC
10 52 (26.26%) XML
11 51 (25.76%) RDBMS
12 44 (22.22%) VB.NET
13 42 (21.21%) Visual Studio
13 42 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 42 (21.21%) Analytics
14 34 (17.17%) ASP.NET
15 33 (16.67%) Degree
16 31 (15.66%) jQuery
16 31 (15.66%) Microsoft
16 31 (15.66%) Project Management
16 31 (15.66%) PHP
17 30 (15.15%) Computer Science
17 30 (15.15%) HTML5
18 29 (14.65%) Web Services
19 28 (14.14%) Oracle
19 28 (14.14%) Semantic Web
20 27 (13.64%) VB
21 26 (13.13%) CSS3

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 15 (7.58%) WebSphere
1 15 (7.58%) JBoss
1 15 (7.58%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.53%) Apache
3 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.51%) Drupal
5 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.51%) Lync
5 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.53%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.51%) Simulink
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.02%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
1 2 (1.01%) DNS
1 2 (1.01%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.01%) Firewall
1 2 (1.01%) SAN
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.28%) Relational Database
2 51 (25.76%) RDBMS
3 42 (21.21%) SQL Server
4 20 (10.10%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (8.08%) MySQL
6 8 (4.04%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.53%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.02%) RavenDB
8 4 (2.02%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.02%) EDRMS
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.01%) Big Data
10 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.01%) MS Access
10 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (21.21%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.59%) JIRA
3 16 (8.08%) Ant
3 16 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.58%) Selenium
4 15 (7.58%) JUnit
5 3 (1.52%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.52%) NUnit
5 3 (1.52%) PHPUnit
5 3 (1.52%) PEAR
5 3 (1.52%) Trac
6 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.01%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.51%) JMeter
7 1 (0.51%) Subversion
7 1 (0.51%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.51%) Maven
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (5.05%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Retail
3 6 (3.03%) Games
4 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Automotive
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (62.63%) Developer
2 70 (35.35%) Software Developer
3 65 (32.83%) Software Engineer
4 33 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 31 (15.66%) C# Developer
6 28 (14.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (8.59%) Java Developer
7 17 (8.59%) C# Software Developer
7 17 (8.59%) Senior Developer
8 16 (8.08%) Java Software Engineer
9 15 (7.58%) Graduate Software Developer
9 15 (7.58%) Graduate Developer
9 15 (7.58%) Graduate
9 15 (7.58%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (6.06%) Junior
10 12 (6.06%) Junior Developer
11 10 (5.05%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Junior Software Developer
12 8 (4.04%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (67.17%) .NET
2 55 (27.78%) HTML
2 55 (27.78%) CSS
3 52 (26.26%) XML
4 34 (17.17%) ASP.NET
5 31 (15.66%) jQuery
6 30 (15.15%) HTML5
7 29 (14.65%) Web Services
8 26 (13.13%) CSS3
9 21 (10.61%) AngularJS
10 18 (9.09%) JSON
11 15 (7.58%) PhoneGap
12 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (3.54%) Symfony
14 6 (3.03%) WPF
14 6 (3.03%) Ajax
15 5 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (2.53%) Razor View Engine
16 4 (2.02%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.14%) Semantic Web
3 16 (8.08%) Open Source
4 10 (5.05%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.04%) Physics
6 7 (3.54%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.54%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.53%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.01%) Blog
9 2 (1.01%) Statistics
9 2 (1.01%) Clustering
9 2 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.51%) VHDL
10 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.51%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.07%) Windows
1 14 (7.07%) Linux
2 6 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.84%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.32%) OO
3 54 (27.27%) MVC
4 42 (21.21%) Analytics
5 31 (15.66%) Project Management
6 21 (10.61%) OOP
7 20 (10.10%) Mobile Development
7 20 (10.10%) Web Development
8 16 (8.08%) SOA
9 14 (7.07%) OOD
9 14 (7.07%) TDD
10 13 (6.57%) Scrum
10 13 (6.57%) Web Application Development
11 11 (5.56%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.03%) Image Processing
12 6 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (2.53%) CRM
13 5 (2.53%) Performance Testing
13 5 (2.53%) Linear Algebra
13 5 (2.53%) Probability Theory
Programming Languages
1 137 (69.19%) C#
2 79 (39.90%) Java
3 64 (32.32%) JavaScript
4 57 (28.79%) SQL
5 44 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 31 (15.66%) PHP
7 27 (13.64%) VB
8 25 (12.63%) C++
9 20 (10.10%) Python
9 20 (10.10%) VB6
10 15 (7.58%) Ruby
11 10 (5.05%) C
12 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.53%) Fortran
13 5 (2.53%) VBA
14 4 (2.02%) PHP5
15 2 (1.01%) GLSL
15 2 (1.01%) HLSL
15 2 (1.01%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 33 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.53%) PhD
4 2 (1.01%) MCSE
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) MCAD
5 1 (0.51%) MCSD
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.51%) MCPD
5 1 (0.51%) MCTS
5 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) MOM
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.14%) Oracle
3 25 (12.63%) Sybase
4 5 (2.53%) BT
5 2 (1.01%) Sencha
6 1 (0.51%) Borland
6 1 (0.51%) HP
6 1 (0.51%) EMC
6 1 (0.51%) Zend
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