The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 101 134 107
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 117 89 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.45% 1.67% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.73% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 103 83 116
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4643 5130 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.40% 96.41% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3690 4264 4290
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,190 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 31 £43,000 +4.24% 6
Staffordshire +5 18 £43,750 +29.62% 2
Coventry +20 16 £42,500 - 4
Warwickshire +34 15 £40,000 +60.00% 8
Worcestershire -27 12 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Solihull -1 8 £43,000 +32.30% 2
Herefordshire - 8 £38,750 -
Dudley - 3 £37,500 -
Tipton - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 193 (96.98%) Software Engineering
2 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (45.23%) C#
4 68 (34.17%) SQL
5 67 (33.67%) C
6 64 (32.16%) .NET
6 64 (32.16%) JavaScript
7 61 (30.65%) C++
8 56 (28.14%) HTML
9 51 (25.63%) Java
9 51 (25.63%) Linux
10 50 (25.13%) Scrum
11 48 (24.12%) Degree
12 45 (22.61%) Electronics
13 43 (21.61%) ASP.NET
13 43 (21.61%) TDD
13 43 (21.61%) Git (software)
14 42 (21.11%) Python
15 41 (20.60%) MVC
16 39 (19.60%) Embedded C
16 39 (19.60%) CSS
17 37 (18.59%) Automotive
17 37 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 29 (14.57%) Subversion
20 28 (14.07%) Jenkins
21 27 (13.57%) HTML5
21 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
22 26 (13.07%) Windows
22 26 (13.07%) SOA

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.52%) Confluence
2 7 (3.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.02%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.01%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.01%) WordPress
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) Captiva
5 1 (0.50%) Documentum
5 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (6.53%) Simulink
2 5 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.51%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) Blender
4 1 (0.50%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.50%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.52%) SaaS
3 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.50%) Firebase
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.05%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.03%) SNMP
3 8 (4.02%) Profibus
4 7 (3.52%) Bluetooth
5 5 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.51%) Wireless
6 3 (1.51%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.01%) Internet
8 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.50%) Firewall
8 1 (0.50%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.50%) LDAP
8 1 (0.50%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.53%) MySQL
3 9 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (4.02%) Data Mining
4 8 (4.02%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.02%) Big Data
6 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (21.61%) Git (software)
2 29 (14.57%) Subversion
3 28 (14.07%) Jenkins
4 15 (7.54%) Visual Studio
5 14 (7.04%) JIRA
5 14 (7.04%) TeamCity
6 12 (6.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (6.03%) Selenium
6 12 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (4.52%) JUnit
8 8 (4.02%) CANoe
8 8 (4.02%) SonarQube
8 8 (4.02%) VectorCAST
9 7 (3.52%) Maven
10 6 (3.02%) PROIV
11 4 (2.01%) PVCS
12 3 (1.51%) Hudson
12 3 (1.51%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (22.61%) Electronics
2 37 (18.59%) Automotive
3 11 (5.53%) Back Office
3 11 (5.53%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.53%) Retail
4 4 (2.01%) Billing
4 4 (2.01%) Marketing
5 3 (1.51%) Finance
6 2 (1.01%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (32.16%) .NET
2 56 (28.14%) HTML
3 43 (21.61%) ASP.NET
4 39 (19.60%) CSS
5 34 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (13.57%) HTML5
7 26 (13.07%) AngularJS
8 25 (12.56%) jQuery
8 25 (12.56%) Web Services
9 23 (11.56%) Node.js
10 22 (11.06%) React
11 20 (10.05%) XML
12 18 (9.05%) RESTful
13 16 (8.04%) WCF
14 12 (6.03%) J2EE
15 11 (5.53%) .NET Framework
16 10 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (4.52%) KnockoutJS
17 9 (4.52%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.53%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (6.53%) Physics
3 11 (5.53%) User Experience
4 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.03%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.52%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.52%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.01%) Blog
7 4 (2.01%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.51%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.01%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.50%) Fintech
10 1 (0.50%) Life Science
10 1 (0.50%) Oculus Rift
10 1 (0.50%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.63%) Linux
2 26 (13.07%) Windows
3 18 (9.05%) Unix
4 13 (6.53%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (4.52%) VxWorks
6 8 (4.02%) Android
7 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.51%) ThreadX
8 5 (2.51%) Windows CE
9 2 (1.01%) CentOS
9 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.50%) Debian
10 1 (0.50%) MeeGo
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) SUSE
10 1 (0.50%) Tizen
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (96.98%) Software Engineering
2 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (25.13%) Scrum
4 43 (21.61%) TDD
5 41 (20.60%) MVC
6 37 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.07%) SOA
7 26 (13.07%) Unit Testing
8 25 (12.56%) SOLID
9 19 (9.55%) OO
10 18 (9.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (8.04%) Mentoring
12 15 (7.54%) Embedded Software Development
12 15 (7.54%) Microservices
13 13 (6.53%) Configuration Management
13 13 (6.53%) Regression Testing
13 13 (6.53%) Web Development
14 12 (6.03%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.03%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 90 (45.23%) C#
2 68 (34.17%) SQL
3 67 (33.67%) C
4 64 (32.16%) JavaScript
5 61 (30.65%) C++
6 51 (25.63%) Java
7 42 (21.11%) Python
8 39 (19.60%) Embedded C
9 17 (8.54%) T-SQL
10 14 (7.04%) Embedded C++
11 13 (6.53%) MATLAB
12 12 (6.03%) PHP
13 11 (5.53%) Bash Shell
13 11 (5.53%) PL/SQL
13 11 (5.53%) PowerShell
14 7 (3.52%) TypeScript
15 5 (2.51%) Go
15 5 (2.51%) R
15 5 (2.51%) Ruby
15 5 (2.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (24.12%) Degree
2 7 (3.52%) PhD
3 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.51%) HND
6 1 (0.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.54%) MISRA
2 12 (6.03%) QA
3 11 (5.53%) IEC 61508
4 4 (2.01%) MISRA C
4 4 (2.01%) SDET
5 2 (1.01%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.50%) GAMP
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (10.05%) Docker
2 10 (5.03%) Firmware
3 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Puppet
1 5 (2.51%) Terraform
2 3 (1.51%) Ansible
2 3 (1.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.01%) Consul
3 2 (1.01%) Mesos
3 2 (1.01%) Nagios
3 2 (1.01%) StatsD
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) Oracle
2 14 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.02%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.02%) Coverity
3 8 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.02%) Fujitsu
4 6 (3.02%) Google
4 6 (3.02%) Green Hills
4 6 (3.02%) MKS
5 5 (2.51%) Freescale
5 5 (2.51%) Renesas
6 4 (2.01%) Cognizant
6 4 (2.01%) Rockwell
7 3 (1.51%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.01%) New Relic
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.01%) VMware
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe
9 1 (0.50%) Apple
9 1 (0.50%) QNX
Bromsgrove
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 20%Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum 35K-50K
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + pension, flexi working, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum 35K-50K
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
University of Warwick
Salary: From £39,324 to £46,925 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leamington Spa
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago