The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.71% 0.70% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.95% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 210 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.14% 73.68% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 65 156 105
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
England

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) SystemC
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) HL7
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) DevExpress
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (40.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) SystemC
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) MVVM
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HL7
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) DevExpress