The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 43 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.42% 5.65% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 7.27% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 8
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 220 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 77.05% 77.74% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 174 174 146
Average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,049 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Solihull

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Solihull

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

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) XSD
6 5 (31.25%) XSL
6 5 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (31.25%) XPath
6 5 (31.25%) Sass
6 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Programmer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Software Programmer
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
7 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
8 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (31.25%) Sass
4 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (31.25%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) XSD
4 5 (31.25%) XSL
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) Java EE
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) EAI
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
3 5 (31.25%) XPath
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Trayport
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss