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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 130 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 107 134 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.87% 2.36% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.46% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 79 127 107
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,500 £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
5467 5442 5328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.61% 95.78% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4349 4491 4416
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +14 36 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Warwickshire +6 27 £32,500 - 3
Herefordshire - 13 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire -9 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Birmingham -42 7 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Worcestershire -12 5 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Dudley -3 4 £23,000 -23.96%
Shropshire -9 2 £40,603 -7.19%
Tipton - 1 £37,500 -
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 27 August 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 95 (45.45%) C++
3 86 (41.15%) C#
4 80 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (35.89%) .NET
6 69 (33.01%) Degree
7 65 (31.10%) JavaScript
8 59 (28.23%) SQL
9 56 (26.79%) Linux
10 52 (24.88%) Java
10 52 (24.88%) Scrum
11 49 (23.44%) HTML
12 48 (22.97%) C
13 45 (21.53%) OO
14 44 (21.05%) ASP.NET
14 44 (21.05%) Node.js
15 40 (19.14%) Git (software)
16 38 (18.18%) Computer Science
17 37 (17.70%) MVC
18 30 (14.35%) Windows
18 30 (14.35%) Mentoring
19 28 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (13.40%) Python
19 28 (13.40%) CSS
19 28 (13.40%) Embedded Linux
20 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
20 27 (12.92%) TCP/IP
20 27 (12.92%) React
21 26 (12.44%) Microservices
21 26 (12.44%) Web Services

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 8 (3.83%) Apache
1 8 (3.83%) Facebook Platform
2 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.48%) Captiva
4 1 (0.48%) CMS
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) Documentum
4 1 (0.48%) JBoss
4 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) MS Office
2 3 (1.44%) Simulink
3 2 (0.96%) HipChat
4 1 (0.48%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.61%) SaaS
2 9 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.48%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.92%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.22%) HTTP
2 13 (6.22%) SNMP
3 4 (1.91%) Skype
4 2 (0.96%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.48%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.09%) MySQL
4 17 (8.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (6.70%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.74%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.83%) Redis
9 5 (2.39%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.00%) Subversion
3 13 (6.22%) JUnit
4 12 (5.74%) Grunt
4 12 (5.74%) gulp
5 10 (4.78%) JIRA
5 10 (4.78%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.31%) Eclipse
6 9 (4.31%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.31%) VectorCAST
7 8 (3.83%) CANoe
7 8 (3.83%) Selenium
8 7 (3.35%) Babel
8 7 (3.35%) webpack
9 5 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.39%) Gradle
9 5 (2.39%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.39%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.39%) PHPUnit
9 5 (2.39%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (10.53%) Electronics
2 17 (8.13%) Automotive
2 17 (8.13%) Games
3 12 (5.74%) Back Office
4 9 (4.31%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.91%) Avionics
6 4 (1.91%) Finance
6 4 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (35.89%) .NET
2 49 (23.44%) HTML
3 44 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 44 (21.05%) Node.js
4 28 (13.40%) CSS
5 27 (12.92%) React
6 26 (12.44%) Web Services
7 22 (10.53%) jQuery
7 22 (10.53%) XML
8 21 (10.05%) HTML5
8 21 (10.05%) RESTful
9 19 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 16 (7.66%) REST
11 15 (7.18%) JSON
11 15 (7.18%) XSLT
12 14 (6.70%) Yocto
13 12 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (5.74%) WPF
14 10 (4.78%) Ajax
14 10 (4.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (11.48%) Physics
4 23 (11.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 16 (7.66%) User Experience
6 14 (6.70%) Mathematics
7 10 (4.78%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (4.31%) Device Driver
8 9 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.83%) Mobile App
9 8 (3.83%) Online Gambling
10 7 (3.35%) Fat Client
10 7 (3.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (3.35%) Thin Client
11 5 (2.39%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.39%) iPhone
12 4 (1.91%) Smart Meter
13 3 (1.44%) CAN bus
13 3 (1.44%) Life Science
14 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 56 (26.79%) Linux
2 30 (14.35%) Windows
3 28 (13.40%) Embedded Linux
4 16 (7.66%) Android
5 10 (4.78%) Unix
6 5 (2.39%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.96%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.48%) MeeGo
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Solaris
8 1 (0.48%) Tizen
8 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 80 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (24.88%) Scrum
4 45 (21.53%) OO
5 37 (17.70%) MVC
6 30 (14.35%) Mentoring
7 26 (12.44%) Microservices
8 24 (11.48%) Unit Testing
9 23 (11.00%) TDD
10 21 (10.05%) Automated Testing
11 19 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.09%) Web Design
12 17 (8.13%) OOD
13 16 (7.66%) Web Development
14 15 (7.18%) Embedded Software Development
15 14 (6.70%) OOP
16 13 (6.22%) User Stories
17 12 (5.74%) CRM
18 11 (5.26%) Machine Learning
19 10 (4.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.45%) C++
2 86 (41.15%) C#
3 65 (31.10%) JavaScript
4 59 (28.23%) SQL
5 52 (24.88%) Java
6 48 (22.97%) C
7 28 (13.40%) Python
8 22 (10.53%) Embedded C
9 12 (5.74%) Embedded C++
9 12 (5.74%) VB.NET
10 11 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.31%) Objective-C
11 9 (4.31%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.83%) T-SQL
13 7 (3.35%) ES6
13 7 (3.35%) PHP
14 6 (2.87%) PL/SQL
15 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.91%) F#
16 4 (1.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 69 (33.01%) Degree
2 4 (1.91%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (1.91%) PhD
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.39%) IEC 61508
1 5 (2.39%) QA
2 4 (1.91%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.91%) MISRA
3 3 (1.44%) GAMP
3 3 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.44%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.44%) TickIT
4 2 (0.96%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.48%) JTAG
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.13%) Docker
2 5 (2.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (8.61%) Microsoft
1 18 (8.61%) Oracle
2 12 (5.74%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (3.83%) Facebook
3 8 (3.83%) Fujitsu
3 8 (3.83%) MKS
4 6 (2.87%) Zend
5 2 (0.96%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.48%) Apple
6 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.48%) EMC
6 1 (0.48%) Google
6 1 (0.48%) Intel
6 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.48%) Pega
6 1 (0.48%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + life assurance, pension, flexi time
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
ASOS
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago