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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 99 152 115
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 110 84 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.37% 1.42% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.47% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 92 81 102
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4506 5729 4913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.28% 96.58% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3673 4736 4215
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +30 33 £43,000 -4.44% 5
Warwickshire +44 23 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Coventry +32 20 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire +8 10 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Worcestershire -28 7 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Herefordshire - 7 £40,000 -
Solihull 0 3 £43,000 +32.30%
Dudley - 2 £37,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £23,000 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 199 (97.07%) Software Engineering
2 99 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (47.32%) C#
4 73 (35.61%) C
5 68 (33.17%) C++
5 68 (33.17%) JavaScript
6 65 (31.71%) .NET
7 63 (30.73%) SQL
8 59 (28.78%) HTML
9 55 (26.83%) Java
10 48 (23.41%) MVC
11 46 (22.44%) Electronics
12 45 (21.95%) CSS
12 45 (21.95%) Linux
13 44 (21.46%) Scrum
14 43 (20.98%) Embedded C
14 43 (20.98%) ASP.NET
15 42 (20.49%) TDD
15 42 (20.49%) Degree
16 40 (19.51%) Git (software)
17 39 (19.02%) Python
18 37 (18.05%) Automotive
18 37 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (17.07%) HTML5
20 33 (16.10%) Unit Testing
21 32 (15.61%) Subversion
21 32 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
22 30 (14.63%) jQuery
22 30 (14.63%) Web Services
23 28 (13.66%) Windows

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 (3.90%) Confluence
2 5 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.46%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.98%) CMS
4 2 (0.98%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.98%) JBoss
4 2 (0.98%) WordPress
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.32%) Simulink
2 10 (4.88%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.93%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.49%) Blender
4 1 (0.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.88%) SNMP
3 8 (3.90%) Bluetooth
3 8 (3.90%) Profibus
4 5 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.95%) Wireless
5 4 (1.95%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.46%) Internet
7 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.49%) Firewall
7 1 (0.49%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.49%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.85%) MySQL
3 8 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (3.41%) Data Mining
4 7 (3.41%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.93%) Big Data
5 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 32 (15.61%) Subversion
3 25 (12.20%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.83%) Visual Studio
5 13 (6.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (5.85%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.37%) Selenium
8 10 (4.88%) Babel
8 10 (4.88%) Grunt
8 10 (4.88%) gulp
8 10 (4.88%) JIRA
9 9 (4.39%) CANoe
10 8 (3.90%) SonarQube
10 8 (3.90%) VectorCAST
11 6 (2.93%) JUnit
11 6 (2.93%) MSBuild
11 6 (2.93%) PROIV
12 5 (2.44%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.44%) Mocha
General
1 46 (22.44%) Electronics
2 37 (18.05%) Automotive
3 13 (6.34%) Billing
3 13 (6.34%) Retail
4 10 (4.88%) Back Office
4 10 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.44%) Marketing
6 3 (1.46%) Finance
6 3 (1.46%) Games
7 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (31.71%) .NET
2 59 (28.78%) HTML
3 45 (21.95%) CSS
4 43 (20.98%) ASP.NET
5 35 (17.07%) HTML5
6 32 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (14.63%) jQuery
7 30 (14.63%) Web Services
8 28 (13.66%) Node.js
9 25 (12.20%) XML
10 24 (11.71%) AngularJS
11 21 (10.24%) React
12 17 (8.29%) RESTful
13 16 (7.80%) WCF
14 12 (5.85%) .NET Framework
14 12 (5.85%) J2EE
15 11 (5.37%) JSON
15 11 (5.37%) Sass
16 9 (4.39%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (4.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.73%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.78%) User Experience
3 14 (6.83%) Algorithms
4 13 (6.34%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.44%) Blog
8 5 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.46%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.46%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.98%) Infotainment
10 2 (0.98%) Life Science
10 2 (0.98%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.98%) SystemC
11 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.49%) Fintech
11 1 (0.49%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.95%) Linux
2 28 (13.66%) Windows
3 12 (5.85%) Unix
4 11 (5.37%) Android
5 9 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.39%) VxWorks
6 7 (3.41%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (3.41%) ThreadX
7 6 (2.93%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (0.98%) CentOS
8 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.49%) Debian
9 1 (0.49%) MeeGo
9 1 (0.49%) SUSE
9 1 (0.49%) Tizen
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (97.07%) Software Engineering
2 99 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (23.41%) MVC
4 44 (21.46%) Scrum
5 42 (20.49%) TDD
6 37 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (16.10%) Unit Testing
8 28 (13.66%) SOA
9 25 (12.20%) SOLID
10 19 (9.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (9.27%) OO
11 16 (7.80%) Configuration Management
11 16 (7.80%) Microservices
12 15 (7.32%) Automated Testing
12 15 (7.32%) Mathematics
13 14 (6.83%) E-Commerce
13 14 (6.83%) Embedded Software Development
14 13 (6.34%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.34%) Regression Testing
14 13 (6.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 97 (47.32%) C#
2 73 (35.61%) C
3 68 (33.17%) C++
3 68 (33.17%) JavaScript
4 63 (30.73%) SQL
5 55 (26.83%) Java
6 43 (20.98%) Embedded C
7 39 (19.02%) Python
8 20 (9.76%) T-SQL
9 18 (8.78%) Embedded C++
10 16 (7.80%) PHP
11 15 (7.32%) MATLAB
12 13 (6.34%) PowerShell
13 11 (5.37%) TypeScript
14 10 (4.88%) ES6
15 8 (3.90%) PL/SQL
16 7 (3.41%) Bash Shell
16 7 (3.41%) Go
17 6 (2.93%) Objective-C
18 5 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (20.49%) Degree
2 6 (2.93%) PhD
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.46%) HND
4 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.78%) MISRA
2 11 (5.37%) IEC 61508
3 10 (4.88%) QA
4 4 (1.95%) MISRA C
4 4 (1.95%) SDET
5 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.98%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.49%) GAMP
6 1 (0.49%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (9.76%) Docker
2 7 (3.41%) Firmware
3 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) Puppet
1 7 (3.41%) Terraform
2 5 (2.44%) Ansible
2 5 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.46%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.98%) Consul
4 2 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.98%) Mesos
4 2 (0.98%) Nagios
4 2 (0.98%) StatsD
Vendors
1 18 (8.78%) Oracle
2 16 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.34%) Google
4 10 (4.88%) Adobe
5 8 (3.90%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.90%) Coverity
5 8 (3.90%) Green Hills
6 7 (3.41%) Renesas
6 7 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.93%) Freescale
7 6 (2.93%) Fujitsu
7 6 (2.93%) MKS
8 5 (2.44%) Appcelerator
8 5 (2.44%) Facebook
8 5 (2.44%) Twitter
8 5 (2.44%) Zend
9 4 (1.95%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.95%) Rockwell
10 2 (0.98%) New Relic
10 2 (0.98%) VMware
Warwickshire
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension, private healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits and flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 20%Bonus, Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 25 days ago