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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 132 126 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 105 91 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.92% 1.77% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.82% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 98 85 138
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £24,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Software Engineer
England

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
5310 4988 5553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.86% 97.08% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4204 4210 4900
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Staffordshire +6 26 £45,000 +28.57%
Birmingham -11 18 £40,000 -13.51% 8
Warwickshire +7 15 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Coventry +5 11 £39,250 -9.77% 3
Worcestershire -20 9 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Solihull -1 7 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Herefordshire - 7 £37,500 -
Tipton - 4 £38,750 -
Dudley - 2 £37,500 -
Shropshire -9 1 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Walsall - 1 £30,000 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 203 (99.02%) Software Engineering
2 94 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (44.88%) C#
4 72 (35.12%) .NET
5 69 (33.66%) SQL
6 68 (33.17%) JavaScript
7 65 (31.71%) C++
8 61 (29.76%) HTML
9 59 (28.78%) Linux
10 58 (28.29%) Degree
11 57 (27.80%) C
12 56 (27.32%) Scrum
13 47 (22.93%) Java
13 47 (22.93%) ASP.NET
14 44 (21.46%) Git (software)
15 43 (20.98%) CSS
16 42 (20.49%) MVC
16 42 (20.49%) Electronics
17 37 (18.05%) Python
18 35 (17.07%) TCP/IP
19 34 (16.59%) Embedded C
19 34 (16.59%) TDD
20 32 (15.61%) OO
21 31 (15.12%) Node.js
22 30 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
22 30 (14.63%) Oracle
22 30 (14.63%) Computer Science
23 29 (14.15%) SQL Server
23 29 (14.15%) Windows
23 29 (14.15%) Automotive

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 6 (2.93%) GlassFish
1 6 (2.93%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.44%) Confluence
3 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.98%) CMS
3 2 (0.98%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.98%) WordPress
4 1 (0.49%) Captiva
4 1 (0.49%) Documentum
4 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.44%) Simulink
3 4 (1.95%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) Blender
4 1 (0.49%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.49%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.49%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.83%) SaaS
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.49%) Firebase
4 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.29%) SNMP
3 4 (1.95%) Profibus
3 4 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.46%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
5 2 (0.98%) Skype
6 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.49%) Firewall
6 1 (0.49%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.49%) LDAP
6 1 (0.49%) RS-232
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless
6 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.34%) MySQL
3 10 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.90%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.44%) Big Data
8 5 (2.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 44 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.20%) Subversion
3 20 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 17 (8.29%) Visual Studio
5 12 (5.85%) JUnit
5 12 (5.85%) Selenium
6 11 (5.37%) JIRA
6 11 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (5.37%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.90%) CANoe
7 8 (3.90%) VectorCAST
8 7 (3.41%) Maven
9 6 (2.93%) PROIV
10 5 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.44%) Grunt
10 5 (2.44%) gulp
11 4 (1.95%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.95%) JBehave
11 4 (1.95%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.95%) SonarQube
General
1 42 (20.49%) Electronics
2 29 (14.15%) Automotive
3 11 (5.37%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.39%) Back Office
4 9 (4.39%) Games
5 4 (1.95%) Marketing
6 3 (1.46%) Retail
7 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.98%) Finance
7 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (35.12%) .NET
2 61 (29.76%) HTML
3 47 (22.93%) ASP.NET
4 43 (20.98%) CSS
5 31 (15.12%) Node.js
6 30 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (14.15%) HTML5
8 28 (13.66%) AngularJS
9 26 (12.68%) jQuery
10 24 (11.71%) React
11 22 (10.73%) RESTful
12 20 (9.76%) Web Services
13 18 (8.78%) XML
14 16 (7.80%) WCF
14 16 (7.80%) Yocto
15 14 (6.83%) .NET Framework
16 12 (5.85%) Entity Framework
17 11 (5.37%) JSON
18 10 (4.88%) Ajax
18 10 (4.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.66%) Physics
3 19 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.29%) Mathematics
5 12 (5.85%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (5.37%) Device Driver
6 11 (5.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (4.88%) Algorithms
8 9 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (3.90%) User Experience
10 6 (2.93%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.95%) iPhone
11 4 (1.95%) Smart Meter
12 3 (1.46%) CAN bus
12 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.49%) Fintech
13 1 (0.49%) Oculus Rift
13 1 (0.49%) Smart Home
13 1 (0.49%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.78%) Linux
2 29 (14.15%) Windows
3 26 (12.68%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (8.78%) Unix
5 7 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.93%) Android
7 5 (2.44%) VxWorks
7 5 (2.44%) Windows CE
8 3 (1.46%) ThreadX
9 2 (0.98%) MeeGo
9 2 (0.98%) Tizen
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Solaris
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (99.02%) Software Engineering
2 94 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (27.32%) Scrum
4 42 (20.49%) MVC
5 34 (16.59%) TDD
6 32 (15.61%) OO
7 27 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (12.20%) SOLID
9 21 (10.24%) SOA
10 20 (9.76%) Unit Testing
11 19 (9.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (9.27%) Embedded Software Development
12 17 (8.29%) Web Development
13 16 (7.80%) Microservices
14 13 (6.34%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.85%) Web Design
16 11 (5.37%) Automated Testing
16 11 (5.37%) Device Driver Development
17 10 (4.88%) OOP
17 10 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 92 (44.88%) C#
2 69 (33.66%) SQL
3 68 (33.17%) JavaScript
4 65 (31.71%) C++
5 57 (27.80%) C
6 47 (22.93%) Java
7 37 (18.05%) Python
8 34 (16.59%) Embedded C
9 18 (8.78%) T-SQL
10 16 (7.80%) Bash Shell
11 15 (7.32%) PHP
12 13 (6.34%) PL/SQL
13 10 (4.88%) Embedded C++
14 8 (3.90%) PowerShell
14 8 (3.90%) Shell Script
15 7 (3.41%) VB.NET
16 6 (2.93%) MATLAB
16 6 (2.93%) TypeScript
17 5 (2.44%) R
18 4 (1.95%) F#
Qualifications
1 58 (28.29%) Degree
2 7 (3.41%) PhD
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.95%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) HND
6 1 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) IEC 61508
1 8 (3.90%) MISRA
2 7 (3.41%) QA
3 5 (2.44%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.98%) JTAG
5 1 (0.49%) GAMP
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.49%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (8.29%) Docker
2 10 (4.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (14.63%) Oracle
2 15 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.93%) Fujitsu
3 6 (2.93%) MKS
3 6 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.95%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.95%) Coverity
4 4 (1.95%) Zend
5 3 (1.46%) Google
5 3 (1.46%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.98%) Apple
6 2 (0.98%) Intel
6 2 (0.98%) Renesas
7 1 (0.49%) EMC
7 1 (0.49%) Freescale
7 1 (0.49%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.49%) Pega
7 1 (0.49%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.49%) QNX
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits and flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 43,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Flexible Working, Gym Membership,
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, flexi working, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 20%Bonus, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston EyeTech Limited
Salary: Circa £36,000 per-annum, plus performance related bonus.
Posted: 16 days ago
Shrewsbury
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 24 days ago