The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 19 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.73% 0.39% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.64% 0.47% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 29 1 3
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £40,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 214 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 84.86% 82.95% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 208 118 104
Average salary £40,000 £38,765 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.18% +3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 February 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 35 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (65.31%) .NET
3 25 (51.02%) C#
4 22 (44.90%) HTML
4 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
5 19 (38.78%) Web Services
5 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
6 17 (34.69%) Degree
7 16 (32.65%) SharePoint
7 16 (32.65%) CSS
8 15 (30.61%) MVC
8 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.57%) SQL
9 14 (28.57%) XML
10 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
10 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
12 11 (22.45%) Oracle
12 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
12 11 (22.45%) Open Source
12 11 (22.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (20.41%) NUnit
13 10 (20.41%) Time Management
13 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
14 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
14 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
14 9 (18.37%) Usability Testing
14 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
15 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 16 (32.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) SAP PM
1 5 (10.20%) SAP MRS
2 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) NUnit
2 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) CMake
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Software Engineer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Developer
4 12 (24.49%) C# Developer
5 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
5 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Architect
5 11 (22.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (22.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Senior Architect
7 9 (18.37%) Tester
7 9 (18.37%) Software Tester
8 8 (16.33%) .NET Architect
8 8 (16.33%) C# Architect
9 7 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (14.29%) Senior .NET Architect
9 7 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) .NET
2 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
2 22 (44.90%) HTML
3 19 (38.78%) Web Services
4 16 (32.65%) CSS
5 14 (28.57%) XML
6 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (22.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.20%) WCF
8 5 (10.20%) BAPI
9 4 (8.16%) WF
10 3 (6.12%) jQuery
10 3 (6.12%) HTML5
11 2 (4.08%) XSLT
11 2 (4.08%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.45%) Open Source
3 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) MVC
2 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
3 10 (20.41%) Time Management
3 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.37%) Manual Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Usability Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) CRM
6 5 (10.20%) Release Management
6 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.12%) TDD
8 2 (4.08%) Web Development
8 2 (4.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) C#
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) VBA
4 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.08%) XPath
5 2 (4.08%) VC++
5 2 (4.08%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Borland