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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 44 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.54% 1.25% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.28% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £41,250 £30,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
241 312 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.69% 97.81% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 190 234 141
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XSD
4 5 (50.00%) XSL
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (50.00%) Sass
4 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) XPath
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) People Management

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) XSD
3 5 (50.00%) XSL
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (50.00%) Sass
3 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) People Management
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) EAI
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (50.00%) XPath
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft