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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 17 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.99% 1.75% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.73% 2.01% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 5
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
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
220 249 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 77.46% 87.06% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 200 146 122
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 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 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 26 (61.90%) .NET
3 21 (50.00%) C#
4 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
5 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 17 (40.48%) Web Services
7 16 (38.10%) MVC
7 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing
8 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 15 (35.71%) HTML
9 14 (33.33%) Oracle
9 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 14 (33.33%) Open Source
10 13 (30.95%) Time Management
10 13 (30.95%) Entity Framework
10 13 (30.95%) NUnit
10 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
10 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
10 13 (30.95%) CSS
11 12 (28.57%) XML
12 11 (26.19%) Degree
13 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
13 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Usability Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
14 8 (19.05%) SQL
15 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) SAP PM
1 5 (11.90%) SAP MRS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) NUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Architect
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Developer
3 13 (30.95%) C# Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Architect
4 11 (26.19%) .NET Architect
4 11 (26.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (26.19%) C# Architect
4 11 (26.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
4 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Senior C# Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
5 10 (23.81%) Software Tester
5 10 (23.81%) Tester
5 10 (23.81%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Senior .NET Architect
5 10 (23.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Release Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
3 17 (40.48%) Web Services
4 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (35.71%) HTML
6 13 (30.95%) CSS
6 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
6 13 (30.95%) Entity Framework
7 12 (28.57%) XML
8 5 (11.90%) BAPI
9 2 (4.76%) XSLT
9 2 (4.76%) HTML5
10 1 (2.38%) WCF
10 1 (2.38%) CSS3
10 1 (2.38%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (2.38%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) MVC
2 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
3 13 (30.95%) Time Management
4 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Usability Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) Release Management
5 5 (11.90%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Web Development
7 2 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (2.38%) EAI
8 1 (2.38%) OOD
8 1 (2.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) XPath
4 2 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (2.38%) VC++
5 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Borland
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