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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 56 79 52
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -27
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 78 51 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.98% 2.32% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 2.88% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 72 44 91
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £53,500 £52,500
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
1599 1772 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.66% 80.77% 81.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1521 1560
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £30,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 109 (60.56%) .NET
2 104 (57.78%) C#
3 77 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (35.00%) Java
5 62 (34.44%) SQL
6 58 (32.22%) JavaScript
7 52 (28.89%) HTML
7 52 (28.89%) OO
8 48 (26.67%) CSS
9 47 (26.11%) MVC
10 43 (23.89%) SQL Server
11 37 (20.56%) VB.NET
12 36 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 34 (18.89%) XML
14 33 (18.33%) HTML5
15 32 (17.78%) jQuery
16 31 (17.22%) Relational Database
17 30 (16.67%) Visual Studio
17 30 (16.67%) PHP
18 29 (16.11%) C++
18 29 (16.11%) RDBMS
19 27 (15.00%) Git (software)
19 27 (15.00%) Degree
20 26 (14.44%) Games
21 24 (13.33%) Web Development
21 24 (13.33%) Computer Science
21 24 (13.33%) CSS3
22 23 (12.78%) AngularJS
23 22 (12.22%) WPF
23 22 (12.22%) OOP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (8.89%) WebLogic
1 16 (8.89%) JBoss
1 16 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.22%) Node.js
2 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (1.11%) Apache
3 2 (1.11%) IIS
3 2 (1.11%) Drupal
4 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Simulink
1 1 (0.56%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.22%) Relational Database
3 29 (16.11%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.67%) MySQL
5 10 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (3.89%) SQLite
7 6 (3.33%) EDRMS
8 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 30 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 27 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.00%) JIRA
4 17 (9.44%) Ant
5 16 (8.89%) JUnit
5 16 (8.89%) Selenium
6 10 (5.56%) Subversion
7 4 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.56%) JMeter
10 1 (0.56%) Maven
10 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.56%) CMake
10 1 (0.56%) Gradle
10 1 (0.56%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (0.56%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (14.44%) Games
2 16 (8.89%) Finance
3 5 (2.78%) Retail
3 5 (2.78%) Publishing
4 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 130 (72.22%) Developer
2 61 (33.89%) Software Engineer
3 52 (28.89%) Software Developer
4 38 (21.11%) .NET Developer
5 26 (14.44%) C# Developer
6 22 (12.22%) Java Software Engineer
7 20 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 19 (10.56%) Graduate
9 18 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 18 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (9.44%) Graduate Software Developer
10 17 (9.44%) Graduate Developer
11 16 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
13 13 (7.22%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (6.11%) Junior
14 11 (6.11%) Junior Developer
15 10 (5.56%) C++ Developer
16 9 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
17 8 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (60.56%) .NET
2 52 (28.89%) HTML
3 48 (26.67%) CSS
4 36 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 34 (18.89%) XML
6 33 (18.33%) HTML5
7 32 (17.78%) jQuery
8 24 (13.33%) CSS3
9 23 (12.78%) AngularJS
10 22 (12.22%) WPF
11 16 (8.89%) JSON
11 16 (8.89%) PhoneGap
12 15 (8.33%) WinForms
13 13 (7.22%) Web Services
13 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (6.11%) RESTful
15 9 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (4.44%) WCF
17 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.67%) Semantic Web
3 7 (3.89%) User Experience
4 5 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.56%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.56%) MPEG
6 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) VHDL
6 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.00%) Windows
2 11 (6.11%) Android
3 7 (3.89%) Linux
4 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.89%) OO
3 47 (26.11%) MVC
4 24 (13.33%) Web Development
5 22 (12.22%) OOP
6 20 (11.11%) OOD
6 20 (11.11%) Scrum
6 20 (11.11%) TDD
7 17 (9.44%) SOA
7 17 (9.44%) Open Source
7 17 (9.44%) Mobile Development
8 16 (8.89%) Analytics
9 15 (8.33%) Project Management
10 14 (7.78%) SDLC
11 12 (6.67%) BDD
12 9 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.44%) Unit Testing
13 8 (4.44%) Web Application Development
13 8 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (3.89%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (57.78%) C#
2 63 (35.00%) Java
3 62 (34.44%) SQL
4 58 (32.22%) JavaScript
5 37 (20.56%) VB.NET
6 30 (16.67%) PHP
7 29 (16.11%) C++
8 16 (8.89%) Python
8 16 (8.89%) Ruby
9 12 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 10 (5.56%) VBA
11 9 (5.00%) C
12 8 (4.44%) VB6
12 8 (4.44%) VB
13 4 (2.22%) VC++
13 4 (2.22%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.67%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.67%) PHP5
15 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.44%) Oracle
3 15 (8.33%) Sybase
4 5 (2.78%) Google
5 3 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.11%) Sencha
7 1 (0.56%) Zend
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) EMC
7 1 (0.56%) Apple
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik
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