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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 140 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 94 109 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 2.05% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.13% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 76 103 125
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £53,000 £47,350
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
5561 5116 5468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.93% 96.31% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 4271 4562
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 26 September 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 +6 30 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Warwickshire -2 23 £38,000 -27.61% 2
Staffordshire +2 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Birmingham -41 9 £40,500 +1.25% 6
Herefordshire - 6 £37,500 -
Worcestershire -12 5 £42,000 +37.70% 3
Dudley -2 3 £22,500 -25.00%
Tipton - 3 £37,500 -
Shropshire -10 1 £44,738 +2.25%
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 26 September 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 80 (41.45%) C#
2 80 (41.45%) C++
3 75 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (36.27%) .NET
5 65 (33.68%) Degree
6 62 (32.12%) JavaScript
7 55 (28.50%) SQL
8 54 (27.98%) Scrum
9 53 (27.46%) Linux
10 46 (23.83%) HTML
11 43 (22.28%) ASP.NET
12 41 (21.24%) Java
12 41 (21.24%) C
13 38 (19.69%) OO
14 37 (19.17%) MVC
14 37 (19.17%) Computer Science
15 36 (18.65%) Git (software)
16 35 (18.13%) Node.js
17 32 (16.58%) Python
18 29 (15.03%) TCP/IP
18 29 (15.03%) SQL Server
19 28 (14.51%) Embedded Linux
20 27 (13.99%) CSS
21 26 (13.47%) Windows
21 26 (13.47%) Physics
21 26 (13.47%) React
22 25 (12.95%) Mentoring
22 25 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
23 24 (12.44%) Electronics

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 5 (2.59%) GlassFish
1 5 (2.59%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.07%) Apache
2 4 (2.07%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.52%) Captiva
3 1 (0.52%) CMS
3 1 (0.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.52%) Documentum
3 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) Simulink
4 1 (0.52%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.52%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.88%) SaaS
2 6 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.52%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.03%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.74%) SNMP
3 7 (3.63%) HTTP
4 3 (1.55%) Skype
5 1 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.77%) MySQL
3 13 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (5.18%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.18%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.18%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.59%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.07%) Redis
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (18.65%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.88%) Subversion
3 13 (6.74%) JUnit
4 12 (6.22%) Grunt
4 12 (6.22%) gulp
4 12 (6.22%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.18%) Selenium
5 10 (5.18%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.15%) CANoe
6 8 (4.15%) JIRA
6 8 (4.15%) VectorCAST
7 7 (3.63%) Babel
7 7 (3.63%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.63%) webpack
8 6 (3.11%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.59%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.59%) Maven
9 5 (2.59%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.07%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.07%) JBehave
General
1 24 (12.44%) Electronics
2 21 (10.88%) Automotive
3 12 (6.22%) Back Office
3 12 (6.22%) Games
4 9 (4.66%) Aerospace
4 9 (4.66%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.07%) Avionics
5 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.55%) Finance
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (36.27%) .NET
2 46 (23.83%) HTML
3 43 (22.28%) ASP.NET
4 35 (18.13%) Node.js
5 27 (13.99%) CSS
6 26 (13.47%) React
7 23 (11.92%) Web Services
8 22 (11.40%) HTML5
9 21 (10.88%) RESTful
10 20 (10.36%) jQuery
11 17 (8.81%) AngularJS
12 16 (8.29%) XML
13 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (7.77%) Yocto
14 12 (6.22%) REST
14 12 (6.22%) XSLT
15 11 (5.70%) JSON
16 10 (5.18%) .NET Framework
16 10 (5.18%) Ajax
16 10 (5.18%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.17%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.47%) Physics
3 25 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.81%) Artificial Intelligence
5 16 (8.29%) User Experience
6 13 (6.74%) Mathematics
7 10 (5.18%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (4.66%) Device Driver
9 8 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (3.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (2.59%) iPhone
11 5 (2.59%) Mobile App
12 4 (2.07%) Algorithms
12 4 (2.07%) Fat Client
12 4 (2.07%) Online Gambling
12 4 (2.07%) Smart Meter
12 4 (2.07%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.55%) Life Science
14 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
15 1 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.46%) Linux
2 28 (14.51%) Embedded Linux
3 26 (13.47%) Windows
4 10 (5.18%) Unix
5 6 (3.11%) Android
6 5 (2.59%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.04%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.52%) MeeGo
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Tizen
8 1 (0.52%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 75 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (27.98%) Scrum
4 38 (19.69%) OO
5 37 (19.17%) MVC
6 25 (12.95%) Mentoring
7 24 (12.44%) Microservices
8 23 (11.92%) Unit Testing
9 19 (9.84%) Automated Testing
9 19 (9.84%) Web Design
10 18 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.29%) Embedded Software Development
11 16 (8.29%) TDD
12 15 (7.77%) Web Development
13 12 (6.22%) CRM
13 12 (6.22%) OOD
13 12 (6.22%) User Stories
14 10 (5.18%) Computer Vision
14 10 (5.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (5.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 80 (41.45%) C#
1 80 (41.45%) C++
2 62 (32.12%) JavaScript
3 55 (28.50%) SQL
4 41 (21.24%) C
4 41 (21.24%) Java
5 32 (16.58%) Python
6 23 (11.92%) Embedded C
7 14 (7.25%) Bash Shell
8 12 (6.22%) VB.NET
9 11 (5.70%) Embedded C++
10 10 (5.18%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.63%) ES6
12 7 (3.63%) PHP
12 7 (3.63%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.11%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.07%) VB
15 3 (1.55%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 65 (33.68%) Degree
2 5 (2.59%) PhD
3 4 (2.07%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) IEC 61508
2 5 (2.59%) QA
3 4 (2.07%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.55%) GAMP
4 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.55%) MISRA
5 2 (1.04%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.04%) TickIT
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.52%) JTAG
6 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.81%) Docker
2 6 (3.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (9.33%) Oracle
2 16 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.22%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.63%) Fujitsu
4 7 (3.63%) MKS
5 6 (3.11%) Zend
6 4 (2.07%) Facebook
7 3 (1.55%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.52%) Apple
8 1 (0.52%) EMC
8 1 (0.52%) Freescale
8 1 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.52%) Intel
8 1 (0.52%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.52%) Pega
8 1 (0.52%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.52%) Renesas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bromsgrove
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 20%Bonus, Pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago