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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 39 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 39 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.95% 6.64% 12.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 9.49% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 49
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £38,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
464 411 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.44% 70.02% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 392 308 290
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,949
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £75,000 £58,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 29 (53.70%) Linux
3 28 (51.85%) Java
4 26 (48.15%) Apache
5 24 (44.44%) J2EE
5 24 (44.44%) Oracle
5 24 (44.44%) Degree
6 23 (42.59%) Computer Science
7 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (33.33%) HTML
9 16 (29.63%) Python
10 13 (24.07%) C++
10 13 (24.07%) .NET
10 13 (24.07%) Struts
10 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
10 13 (24.07%) Sun
10 13 (24.07%) Sun Certification
10 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
10 13 (24.07%) OCPJP
10 13 (24.07%) OCMJD
10 13 (24.07%) Spring
11 12 (22.22%) C
11 12 (22.22%) C#
11 12 (22.22%) Web Services
12 11 (20.37%) Perl
12 11 (20.37%) DB2
12 11 (20.37%) XHTML
12 11 (20.37%) Electronics
12 11 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (20.37%) RESTful

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 26 (48.15%) Apache
2 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Simulink
2 1 (1.85%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.56%) DHCP
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) DB2
1 11 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (20.37%) Big Data
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) PVCS
1 6 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (20.37%) Electronics
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Software Engineer
2 23 (42.59%) Developer
3 16 (29.63%) Java Developer
4 13 (24.07%) J2EE Developer
4 13 (24.07%) Analyst
4 13 (24.07%) Support Analyst
4 13 (24.07%) Developer Analyst
4 13 (24.07%) Software Support Analyst
4 13 (24.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 11 (20.37%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.85%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) J2EE
2 18 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (24.07%) .NET
3 13 (24.07%) Struts
3 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
3 13 (24.07%) Spring
4 12 (22.22%) Web Services
5 11 (20.37%) XHTML
5 11 (20.37%) RESTful
5 11 (20.37%) REST
6 7 (12.96%) CSS
7 6 (11.11%) MFC
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.41%) WPF
9 4 (7.41%) jQuery
9 4 (7.41%) OpenGL
9 4 (7.41%) DirectX
9 4 (7.41%) XML
10 3 (5.56%) WCF
10 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.26%) Physics
3 3 (5.56%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.96%) System Testing
3 6 (11.11%) TDD
4 5 (9.26%) MVC
5 4 (7.41%) CAD
5 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum
6 3 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (3.70%) Validation
7 2 (3.70%) Change Control
7 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.85%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.85%) Static Code Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.85%) Web Development
8 1 (1.85%) UML
8 1 (1.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 28 (51.85%) Java
3 16 (29.63%) Python
4 13 (24.07%) C++
5 12 (22.22%) C
5 12 (22.22%) C#
6 11 (20.37%) Perl
7 7 (12.96%) Embedded C
7 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.11%) VB
9 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.85%) VC++
10 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.85%) Jython
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Degree
2 13 (24.07%) Sun Certification
2 13 (24.07%) OCPJP
2 13 (24.07%) OCMJD
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Samba
1 2 (3.70%) Squid
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Sun
3 6 (11.11%) Perforce
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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