The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 43 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.49% 1.66% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 1.72% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
266 290 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 94.66% 96.35% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 207 223 160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Solihull

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) XSD
3 5 (55.56%) XSL
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) XPath
3 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (55.56%) Sass
3 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) EAI
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) XSD
3 5 (55.56%) XSL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (55.56%) Sass
3 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) EAI
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
2 5 (55.56%) XPath
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
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