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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 133 93 115
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 106 158 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 2.74% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.83% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 84 149 104
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,200 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5888 5586 5240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.29% 96.71% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4617 4640 4434
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Coventry +15 34 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Warwickshire +2 19 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Worcestershire -15 14 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Birmingham -37 13 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Staffordshire -20 10 £45,000 -
Herefordshire +1 7 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Dudley +5 4 £23,750 -1.04%
Shropshire -18 1 £36,469 +7.26%
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,500 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 105 (50.24%) C++
3 103 (49.28%) C#
4 90 (43.06%) Degree
5 89 (42.58%) .NET
6 78 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (33.01%) JavaScript
8 67 (32.06%) SQL
9 59 (28.23%) HTML
10 56 (26.79%) Java
11 53 (25.36%) ASP.NET
12 51 (24.40%) OO
13 45 (21.53%) Computer Science
14 44 (21.05%) MVC
14 44 (21.05%) Linux
15 43 (20.57%) C
16 41 (19.62%) Windows
17 40 (19.14%) Mentoring
18 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
19 34 (16.27%) Scrum
19 34 (16.27%) XML
20 33 (15.79%) CSS
21 32 (15.31%) Node.js
22 31 (14.83%) SQL Server
22 31 (14.83%) Artificial Intelligence
22 31 (14.83%) Subversion
23 29 (13.88%) NoSQL
24 28 (13.40%) HTML5
24 28 (13.40%) WPF

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 13 (6.22%) Apache
1 13 (6.22%) Facebook Platform
2 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.96%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.96%) JBoss
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) Simulink
3 2 (0.96%) HipChat
3 2 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.74%) SaaS
2 11 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.09%) HTTP
2 15 (7.18%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.83%) Internet
4 7 (3.35%) SNMP
5 2 (0.96%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.96%) Skype
6 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.88%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.13%) MySQL
4 16 (7.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.22%) Redis
6 7 (3.35%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.83%) Subversion
3 14 (6.70%) Eclipse
4 13 (6.22%) Visual Studio
5 12 (5.74%) Grunt
5 12 (5.74%) gulp
6 11 (5.26%) JUnit
7 10 (4.78%) CANoe
7 10 (4.78%) VectorCAST
8 8 (3.83%) TeamCity
9 7 (3.35%) Babel
9 7 (3.35%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (3.35%) webpack
10 6 (2.87%) JIRA
10 6 (2.87%) Selenium
10 6 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.39%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.39%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.91%) Gradle
12 4 (1.91%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (9.09%) Games
2 15 (7.18%) Electronics
3 14 (6.70%) Automotive
4 9 (4.31%) Finance
5 8 (3.83%) Back Office
6 7 (3.35%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.91%) Avionics
9 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.48%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (42.58%) .NET
2 59 (28.23%) HTML
3 53 (25.36%) ASP.NET
4 34 (16.27%) XML
5 33 (15.79%) CSS
6 32 (15.31%) Node.js
7 28 (13.40%) HTML5
7 28 (13.40%) WPF
8 27 (12.92%) Web Services
9 26 (12.44%) jQuery
10 23 (11.00%) React
10 23 (11.00%) WinForms
11 21 (10.05%) AngularJS
12 19 (9.09%) JSON
12 19 (9.09%) REST
13 18 (8.61%) WCF
14 16 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (7.18%) MFC
15 15 (7.18%) RESTful
15 15 (7.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.53%) Computer Science
2 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (14.83%) Artificial Intelligence
4 21 (10.05%) Fat Client
4 21 (10.05%) Thin Client
5 15 (7.18%) Physics
6 13 (6.22%) Online Gambling
6 13 (6.22%) User Experience
7 11 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 9 (4.31%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (3.35%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.87%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.39%) iPhone
12 4 (1.91%) CAN bus
12 4 (1.91%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (1.44%) Chemistry
13 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.05%) Linux
2 41 (19.62%) Windows
3 17 (8.13%) Android
4 15 (7.18%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) MeeGo
7 1 (0.48%) Tizen
7 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.48%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 78 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (24.40%) OO
4 44 (21.05%) MVC
5 40 (19.14%) Mentoring
6 34 (16.27%) Scrum
7 24 (11.48%) Unit Testing
8 23 (11.00%) Web Development
9 21 (10.05%) OOD
10 19 (9.09%) Microservices
10 19 (9.09%) TDD
11 16 (7.66%) Automated Testing
11 16 (7.66%) OOP
11 16 (7.66%) Web Design
12 14 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.22%) Game Development
14 11 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
14 11 (5.26%) User Stories
15 10 (4.78%) Machine Learning
15 10 (4.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 105 (50.24%) C++
2 103 (49.28%) C#
3 69 (33.01%) JavaScript
4 67 (32.06%) SQL
5 56 (26.79%) Java
6 43 (20.57%) C
7 21 (10.05%) Embedded C
8 18 (8.61%) VB.NET
9 16 (7.66%) Embedded C++
10 12 (5.74%) Python
11 10 (4.78%) T-SQL
12 9 (4.31%) Objective-C
12 9 (4.31%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.83%) PL/SQL
14 7 (3.35%) ES6
14 7 (3.35%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.87%) F#
15 6 (2.87%) PHP
16 5 (2.39%) VB
17 4 (1.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 90 (43.06%) Degree
2 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) TickIT
2 5 (2.39%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.91%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.91%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.44%) MISRA
5 2 (0.96%) GAMP
5 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.96%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.96%) QA
6 1 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (4.78%) Docker
2 3 (1.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.18%) Oracle
3 13 (6.22%) Facebook
4 10 (4.78%) Fujitsu
4 10 (4.78%) MKS
5 8 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.87%) Zend
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) Intel
7 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.48%) Sybase
7 1 (0.48%) Xamarin
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Private Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Redditch
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive benefits
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Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 18 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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