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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 48 19 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.73% 3.04% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 3.82% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 51
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £40,000
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
753 498 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 89.96% 79.81% 69.41%
Number of salaries quoted 585 421 362
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (62.03%) SQL
3 41 (51.90%) Linux
3 41 (51.90%) Degree
4 38 (48.10%) C#
5 37 (46.84%) Computer Science
6 33 (41.77%) HTML
7 30 (37.97%) MVC
8 29 (36.71%) Python
9 28 (35.44%) Windows
10 26 (32.91%) .NET
11 25 (31.65%) C++
11 25 (31.65%) Scrum
12 23 (29.11%) CSS
13 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
14 19 (24.05%) Java
14 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
15 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
16 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
16 16 (20.25%) WCF
16 16 (20.25%) HTML5
16 16 (20.25%) SaaS
16 16 (20.25%) REST
17 15 (18.99%) jQuery
17 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
17 15 (18.99%) Electronics
17 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
18 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
18 14 (17.72%) PHP
18 14 (17.72%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 12 (15.19%) Tomcat
1 12 (15.19%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (13.92%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.80%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) uiautomator
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) OpenEdge
5 1 (1.27%) WordPress
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) SaaS
2 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.72%) MySQL
3 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQLite
5 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.53%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.27%) OLAP
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
3 13 (16.46%) Maven
4 12 (15.19%) JUnit
5 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.27%) Appium
6 1 (1.27%) TestNG
6 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Mocha
6 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.27%) Behat
6 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.27%) Ant
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 15 (18.99%) Electronics
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Automotive
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Software Engineer
2 38 (48.10%) Developer
3 18 (22.78%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (21.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) PHP Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Programmer
7 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Software Programmer
8 6 (7.59%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) AWS Developer
8 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Developer Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (6.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) HTML
2 26 (32.91%) .NET
3 23 (29.11%) CSS
4 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
4 16 (20.25%) WCF
4 16 (20.25%) HTML5
4 16 (20.25%) REST
5 15 (18.99%) jQuery
6 12 (15.19%) Java EE
6 12 (15.19%) J2EE
6 12 (15.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (13.92%) Laravel
7 11 (13.92%) EJB
7 11 (13.92%) JMS
7 11 (13.92%) CakePHP
8 9 (11.39%) Middleware
9 8 (10.13%) XML
10 7 (8.86%) Entity Framework
10 7 (8.86%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (46.84%) Computer Science
2 19 (24.05%) Mathematics
3 14 (17.72%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (16.46%) Physics
5 11 (13.92%) Social Media
6 10 (12.66%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.80%) Animation
8 2 (2.53%) User Experience
8 2 (2.53%) Web 2.0
8 2 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (2.53%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.27%) Blog
9 1 (1.27%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (51.90%) Linux
2 28 (35.44%) Windows
3 14 (17.72%) UNIX
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (8.86%) Android
5 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) HPUX
6 1 (1.27%) Solaris
6 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) MVC
3 25 (31.65%) Scrum
4 13 (16.46%) OO
5 11 (13.92%) SEO
5 11 (13.92%) Web Design
5 11 (13.92%) Refactoring
5 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.92%) Kanban
5 11 (13.92%) Image Processing
5 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
5 11 (13.92%) Pattern Recognition
5 11 (13.92%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (13.92%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (13.92%) Mentoring
5 11 (13.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (8.86%) Android Development
6 7 (8.86%) iOS Development
7 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) SQL
2 38 (48.10%) C#
3 29 (36.71%) Python
4 25 (31.65%) C++
5 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
6 19 (24.05%) Java
7 14 (17.72%) PHP
8 13 (16.46%) Perl
9 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
9 11 (13.92%) Ruby
10 10 (12.66%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.27%) VB
12 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (51.90%) Degree
2 13 (16.46%) PhD
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Nagios
1 11 (13.92%) OpenNMS
1 11 (13.92%) Puppet
1 11 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Apple
2 4 (5.06%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.27%) Zend
4 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator
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