The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 31 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 42 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.84% 5.33% 9.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 7.52% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 48
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
477 359 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 77.69% 70.81% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 402 278 391
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Coventry region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Coventry

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 45 (66.18%) SQL
2 41 (60.29%) Linux
3 40 (58.82%) Java
4 37 (54.41%) Apache
5 35 (51.47%) J2EE
5 35 (51.47%) Oracle
6 28 (41.18%) HTML
6 28 (41.18%) Degree
7 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (36.76%) Python
9 24 (35.29%) Computer Science
10 20 (29.41%) Web Services
11 19 (27.94%) DB2
11 19 (27.94%) Perl
11 19 (27.94%) XHTML
11 19 (27.94%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (27.94%) RESTful
11 19 (27.94%) REST
11 19 (27.94%) Big Data
12 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
12 16 (23.53%) OCPJP
12 16 (23.53%) OCMJD
12 16 (23.53%) Spring
12 16 (23.53%) Tomcat
12 16 (23.53%) Sun
12 16 (23.53%) Sun Certification
12 16 (23.53%) Struts
13 15 (22.06%) C
14 11 (16.18%) C#
14 11 (16.18%) .NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 37 (54.41%) Apache
2 16 (23.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) TargetLink
3 3 (4.41%) Simulink
4 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) DHCP
1 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
1 3 (4.41%) DNS
1 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.94%) GSM
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) DB2
1 19 (27.94%) PostgreSQL
1 19 (27.94%) Big Data
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) PVCS
1 3 (4.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (16.18%) Electronics
2 6 (8.82%) Automotive
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Software Engineer
2 28 (41.18%) Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Java Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (23.53%) J2EE Developer
4 16 (23.53%) Developer Analyst
4 16 (23.53%) Software Support Analyst
4 16 (23.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 16 (23.53%) Support Analyst
4 16 (23.53%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Software Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Principal Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) J2EE
2 28 (41.18%) HTML
3 20 (29.41%) Web Services
4 19 (27.94%) XHTML
4 19 (27.94%) RESTful
4 19 (27.94%) REST
5 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
5 16 (23.53%) Spring
5 16 (23.53%) Struts
6 11 (16.18%) .NET
7 7 (10.29%) CSS
8 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.35%) jQuery
9 4 (5.88%) WPF
9 4 (5.88%) XML
10 3 (4.41%) MFC
10 3 (4.41%) WCF
10 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.47%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) Firmware
2 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.35%) Physics
3 3 (4.41%) Device Driver
3 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.94%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.82%) TDD
2 6 (8.82%) MVC
3 5 (7.35%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (5.88%) Scrum
4 4 (5.88%) System Testing
5 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.41%) OO
5 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (2.94%) UML
6 2 (2.94%) Validation
6 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.94%) Change Control
6 2 (2.94%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.47%) ATDD
7 1 (1.47%) BDD
7 1 (1.47%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.47%) Web Development
7 1 (1.47%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.47%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (66.18%) SQL
2 40 (58.82%) Java
3 25 (36.76%) Python
4 19 (27.94%) Perl
5 15 (22.06%) C
6 11 (16.18%) C#
7 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
8 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 7 (10.29%) C++
10 3 (4.41%) VB
10 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.94%) PHP
12 1 (1.47%) Jython
12 1 (1.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) Degree
2 16 (23.53%) Sun Certification
2 16 (23.53%) OCPJP
2 16 (23.53%) OCMJD
3 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Samba
1 2 (2.94%) Squid
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Oracle
2 16 (23.53%) Sun
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
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