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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 30 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 21 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.05% 1.48% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.94% 1.67% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 4
Average salary £46,250 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.16% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
235 240 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 78.86% 88.89% 75.49%
Number of salaries quoted 208 137 115
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (63.83%) .NET
3 22 (46.81%) C#
4 20 (42.55%) HTML
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
5 19 (40.43%) Web Services
6 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
7 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
7 16 (34.04%) MVC
7 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (31.91%) CSS
8 15 (31.91%) SharePoint
8 15 (31.91%) Unit Testing
9 14 (29.79%) Oracle
9 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
9 14 (29.79%) Degree
9 14 (29.79%) Open Source
9 14 (29.79%) Entity Framework
10 13 (27.66%) XML
10 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
10 13 (27.66%) NUnit
10 13 (27.66%) Time Management
11 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 11 (23.40%) SQL
12 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
12 10 (21.28%) Usability Testing
12 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
12 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
13 5 (10.64%) VBA

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 15 (31.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP PM
1 5 (10.64%) SAP MRS
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) NUnit
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) CMake
General
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Senior Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Architect
3 13 (27.66%) C# Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Senior Architect
4 12 (25.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (25.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (25.53%) .NET Developer
4 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (23.40%) .NET Architect
5 11 (23.40%) C# Architect
6 10 (21.28%) Senior .NET Architect
6 10 (21.28%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (21.28%) Senior C# Developer
6 10 (21.28%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (21.28%) Software Tester
6 10 (21.28%) Tester
7 5 (10.64%) Release Manager
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
2 20 (42.55%) HTML
3 19 (40.43%) Web Services
4 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (31.91%) CSS
6 14 (29.79%) Entity Framework
6 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
7 13 (27.66%) XML
8 5 (10.64%) BAPI
9 2 (4.26%) XSLT
9 2 (4.26%) WCF
9 2 (4.26%) HTML5
9 2 (4.26%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.13%) Sass
10 1 (2.13%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (29.79%) Open Source
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) MVC
2 15 (31.91%) Unit Testing
3 13 (27.66%) Time Management
3 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
4 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
4 10 (21.28%) Usability Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) Release Management
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) PRINCE
5 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) OO
6 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 2 (4.26%) Web Development
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) C#
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) VBA
4 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.26%) XPath
5 2 (4.26%) VC++
5 2 (4.26%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Borland