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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 43 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.43% 5.60% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 7.14% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 30
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
522 462 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 85.71% 78.44% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 455 369 355
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (70.00%) SQL
2 42 (60.00%) Java
2 42 (60.00%) Linux
3 41 (58.57%) J2EE
4 34 (48.57%) Oracle
4 34 (48.57%) Apache
5 33 (47.14%) REST
6 32 (45.71%) Python
7 31 (44.29%) HTML
8 30 (42.86%) Perl
8 30 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (34.29%) DB2
9 24 (34.29%) Web Services
9 24 (34.29%) XHTML
9 24 (34.29%) RESTful
9 24 (34.29%) Big Data
10 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (31.43%) Degree
11 16 (22.86%) Tomcat
12 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
13 14 (20.00%) C
14 12 (17.14%) Electronics
15 11 (15.71%) Struts
15 11 (15.71%) Spring
16 10 (14.29%) C#
16 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 10 (14.29%) Sun
16 10 (14.29%) Embedded C
16 10 (14.29%) Sun Certification

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (48.57%) Apache
2 16 (22.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.57%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Simulink
2 5 (7.14%) TargetLink
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (2.86%) GSM
3 2 (2.86%) LAN
3 2 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (34.29%) Big Data
2 24 (34.29%) DB2
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.71%) MySQL
4 4 (5.71%) SQLite
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) JUnit
2 6 (8.57%) Maven
3 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.29%) NUnit
4 3 (4.29%) QUnit
5 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.43%) MSI
5 1 (1.43%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
General
1 12 (17.14%) Electronics
2 10 (14.29%) Automotive
3 5 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Software Engineer
2 26 (37.14%) Java Software Engineer
3 22 (31.43%) Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Software Support Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.14%) Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Software Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Systems Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Principal Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (58.57%) J2EE
2 33 (47.14%) REST
3 31 (44.29%) HTML
4 24 (34.29%) Web Services
4 24 (34.29%) XHTML
4 24 (34.29%) RESTful
5 11 (15.71%) Spring
5 11 (15.71%) Struts
6 10 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 8 (11.43%) CSS
7 8 (11.43%) .NET
8 7 (10.00%) jQuery
8 7 (10.00%) Ajax
9 6 (8.57%) EJB
9 6 (8.57%) JMS
9 6 (8.57%) XML
10 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.14%) Java EE
11 4 (5.71%) JSON
11 4 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.14%) Physics
3 5 (7.14%) CAN bus
3 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) UNIX
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.29%) Scrum
3 6 (8.57%) UML
3 6 (8.57%) OO
3 6 (8.57%) Kanban
3 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (8.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 4 (5.71%) Project Management
5 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.29%) OO PHP
6 3 (4.29%) MVC
6 3 (4.29%) OOD
6 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.29%) Migration
7 2 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) SQL
2 42 (60.00%) Java
3 32 (45.71%) Python
4 30 (42.86%) Perl
5 14 (20.00%) C
6 10 (14.29%) C#
6 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.29%) Embedded C
7 9 (12.86%) C++
8 6 (8.57%) PHP
8 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 6 (8.57%) MATLAB
8 6 (8.57%) Ruby
9 5 (7.14%) Embedded C++
10 4 (5.71%) VC++
11 3 (4.29%) PHP5
12 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (31.43%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) Sun Certification
2 10 (14.29%) OCPJP
2 10 (14.29%) OCMJD
3 1 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Nagios
1 5 (7.14%) OpenNMS
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
1 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Sun
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Twitter
5 1 (1.43%) Perforce
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago