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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.90% 1.90% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.67% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 150 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.95% 71.43% 68.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 115 116
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £70,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Django Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sun