The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 92 96 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 133 127 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.52% 2.41% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.53% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 121 115 137
Average salary £39,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.31% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,125 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5009 5016 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 95.04% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4198 4246 4050
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,962 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 38 £40,000 - 3
Worcestershire 0 32 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Coventry +4 21 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Staffordshire -5 16 £35,000 - 3
Warwickshire -8 15 £34,000 -22.28% 2
Shropshire -3 5 £34,000 -24.44%
Dudley +3 3 £24,000 -31.42%
Walsall +2 2 £35,000 -2.77%
Herefordshire 0 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 226 (89.68%) Software Engineering
2 133 (52.78%) C#
3 108 (42.86%) .NET
4 99 (39.29%) C++
5 94 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (35.71%) SQL
7 83 (32.94%) Java
8 69 (27.38%) Degree
9 62 (24.60%) JavaScript
10 58 (23.02%) HTML
11 56 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 55 (21.83%) MVC
13 52 (20.63%) C
14 49 (19.44%) ASP.NET
14 49 (19.44%) OO
15 43 (17.06%) CSS
15 43 (17.06%) Python
16 42 (16.67%) Linux
17 40 (15.87%) Scrum
18 38 (15.08%) XML
18 38 (15.08%) jQuery
18 38 (15.08%) HTML5
19 37 (14.68%) SDLC
20 36 (14.29%) JUnit
21 34 (13.49%) Ruby
22 33 (13.10%) Windows
23 32 (12.70%) Visual Studio
24 31 (12.30%) Computer Science
25 30 (11.90%) CSS3
26 29 (11.51%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (8.33%) JBoss
2 19 (7.54%) GlassFish
2 19 (7.54%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.75%) WebSphere
4 16 (6.35%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.19%) IIS
7 2 (0.79%) WordPress
7 2 (0.79%) Node.js
8 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.40%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 11 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.17%) Simulink
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) SAP MRS
1 3 (1.19%) SAP PM
1 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.92%) SaaS
2 20 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.97%) Modbus
3 9 (3.57%) Internet
4 6 (2.38%) HTTP
5 3 (1.19%) LAN
5 3 (1.19%) WAN
5 3 (1.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.97%) MySQL
6 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.98%) SQLite
9 4 (1.59%) Big Data
10 3 (1.19%) Riak
11 2 (0.79%) MS Access
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 36 (14.29%) JUnit
2 32 (12.70%) Visual Studio
3 22 (8.73%) Git (software)
4 18 (7.14%) Selenium
5 17 (6.75%) Maven
6 16 (6.35%) JIRA
6 16 (6.35%) Subversion
6 16 (6.35%) Ant
7 12 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (4.37%) CANoe
8 11 (4.37%) VectorCAST
9 4 (1.59%) Hudson
9 4 (1.59%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.19%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.19%) LabVIEW
10 3 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.79%) PVCS
11 2 (0.79%) WATIR
11 2 (0.79%) RSpec
11 2 (0.79%) Behat
General
1 26 (10.32%) Electronics
2 20 (7.94%) Finance
3 15 (5.95%) Automotive
4 6 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (42.86%) .NET
2 58 (23.02%) HTML
3 49 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 43 (17.06%) CSS
5 38 (15.08%) XML
5 38 (15.08%) jQuery
5 38 (15.08%) HTML5
6 30 (11.90%) CSS3
7 27 (10.71%) Middleware
8 23 (9.13%) JSON
8 23 (9.13%) WCF
9 22 (8.73%) J2EE
9 22 (8.73%) AngularJS
10 18 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (7.14%) REST
11 17 (6.75%) JMS
12 16 (6.35%) EJB
12 16 (6.35%) PhoneGap
13 14 (5.56%) Java EE
14 12 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.30%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.73%) Mathematics
3 16 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (5.95%) Physics
5 14 (5.56%) Semantic Web
6 13 (5.16%) Algorithms
6 13 (5.16%) Device Driver
7 11 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.98%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.98%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (1.19%) VHDL
11 3 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.79%) Statistics
12 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.67%) Linux
2 33 (13.10%) Windows
3 18 (7.14%) UNIX
4 13 (5.16%) Nucleus RTOS
5 7 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.79%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (89.68%) Software Engineering
2 94 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (21.83%) MVC
4 49 (19.44%) OO
5 40 (15.87%) Scrum
6 37 (14.68%) SDLC
7 27 (10.71%) TDD
8 26 (10.32%) Web Development
9 22 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.33%) Open Source
10 21 (8.33%) UML
10 21 (8.33%) OOP
11 20 (7.94%) SOA
11 20 (7.94%) Mentoring
12 19 (7.54%) OOD
13 18 (7.14%) Kanban
14 16 (6.35%) Mobile Development
15 15 (5.95%) Multithreading
16 14 (5.56%) Refactoring
16 14 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 133 (52.78%) C#
2 99 (39.29%) C++
3 90 (35.71%) SQL
4 83 (32.94%) Java
5 62 (24.60%) JavaScript
6 52 (20.63%) C
7 43 (17.06%) Python
8 34 (13.49%) Ruby
9 29 (11.51%) PHP
10 22 (8.73%) Embedded C
11 17 (6.75%) T-SQL
11 17 (6.75%) Perl
11 17 (6.75%) Embedded C++
11 17 (6.75%) Shell Script
12 16 (6.35%) VB.NET
13 14 (5.56%) VB
14 10 (3.97%) MATLAB
15 8 (3.17%) Assembly Language
15 8 (3.17%) Erlang
16 7 (2.78%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 69 (27.38%) Degree
2 10 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.57%) PhD
4 5 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) TickIT
2 3 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) WAI
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Firmware
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (5.95%) Puppet
2 14 (5.56%) Nagios
2 14 (5.56%) OpenNMS
2 14 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.98%) MOM
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.73%) Oracle
3 14 (5.56%) Sybase
4 13 (5.16%) QNX
5 10 (3.97%) MKS
5 10 (3.97%) Fujitsu
6 7 (2.78%) Zend
7 5 (1.98%) Twitter
7 5 (1.98%) SAP
8 2 (0.79%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.79%) Intel
8 2 (0.79%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.79%) Perforce
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) EMC
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-55,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £0 - 90k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago