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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 104 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 116 121 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.17% 2.45% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.57% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 109 105 120
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5103 4706 4800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.37% 95.40% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4340 3939 4011
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 0 41 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Worcestershire -4 24 £38,750 +10.71% 8
Coventry -7 24 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Staffordshire -14 15 £37,500 +7.14%
Warwickshire -15 6 £46,250 -2.63% 4
Shropshire -5 4 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Walsall +1 2 £35,000 -5.40%
Herefordshire +3 1 £35,000 -16.16%
Solihull - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 217 (89.30%) Software Engineering
2 127 (52.26%) C#
3 110 (45.27%) .NET
4 88 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (35.39%) Java
6 80 (32.92%) SQL
7 74 (30.45%) C++
8 59 (24.28%) Degree
9 56 (23.05%) JavaScript
10 55 (22.63%) SQL Server
11 53 (21.81%) OO
12 49 (20.16%) HTML
13 46 (18.93%) ASP.NET
14 44 (18.11%) MVC
15 43 (17.70%) CSS
16 42 (17.28%) C
17 39 (16.05%) Linux
18 36 (14.81%) jQuery
19 35 (14.40%) Scrum
19 35 (14.40%) HTML5
20 34 (13.99%) Python
21 33 (13.58%) JUnit
21 33 (13.58%) Microsoft
22 31 (12.76%) Ruby
23 30 (12.35%) XML
24 29 (11.93%) Visual Studio
24 29 (11.93%) CSS3
25 28 (11.52%) Oracle
26 27 (11.11%) PHP
26 27 (11.11%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (8.64%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.82%) GlassFish
3 18 (7.41%) JBoss
4 14 (5.76%) WebSphere
5 13 (5.35%) WebLogic
6 10 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.65%) Node.js
8 3 (1.23%) IIS
9 2 (0.82%) WordPress
10 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.41%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 17 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.88%) Simulink
3 3 (1.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) SAP MRS
1 5 (2.06%) SAP PM
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.11%) SaaS
2 20 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.82%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.12%) Internet
3 7 (2.88%) Modbus
3 7 (2.88%) HTTP
4 4 (1.65%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.65%) LAN
4 4 (1.65%) WAN
5 1 (0.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.05%) RDBMS
4 21 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.53%) MySQL
6 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.47%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.47%) SQLite
9 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.65%) Big Data
11 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.23%) Riak
11 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.82%) MS Access
12 2 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.41%) OLAP
13 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (13.58%) JUnit
2 29 (11.93%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 17 (7.00%) Maven
5 15 (6.17%) Selenium
6 14 (5.76%) JIRA
7 13 (5.35%) Ant
7 13 (5.35%) Subversion
8 10 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.70%) CANoe
9 9 (3.70%) VectorCAST
10 6 (2.47%) LabVIEW
11 5 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (1.65%) PVCS
12 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.65%) Hudson
13 2 (0.82%) WATIR
13 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.82%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.82%) Behat
General
1 20 (8.23%) Electronics
2 18 (7.41%) Finance
3 12 (4.94%) Automotive
4 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.23%) Retail
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (45.27%) .NET
2 49 (20.16%) HTML
3 46 (18.93%) ASP.NET
4 43 (17.70%) CSS
5 36 (14.81%) jQuery
6 35 (14.40%) HTML5
7 30 (12.35%) XML
8 29 (11.93%) CSS3
9 25 (10.29%) Middleware
10 23 (9.47%) WCF
11 22 (9.05%) JSON
11 22 (9.05%) J2EE
11 22 (9.05%) AngularJS
12 19 (7.82%) REST
13 17 (7.00%) JMS
14 16 (6.58%) EJB
15 15 (6.17%) Java EE
16 14 (5.76%) Ajax
17 13 (5.35%) PhoneGap
18 10 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.05%) Open Source
1 22 (9.05%) Semantic Web
2 20 (8.23%) Mathematics
3 17 (7.00%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.94%) Physics
6 11 (4.53%) Device Driver
7 10 (4.12%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (3.29%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.82%) Statistics
11 2 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.82%) VHDL
11 2 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.82%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.05%) Linux
2 25 (10.29%) Windows
3 20 (8.23%) UNIX
4 11 (4.53%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.82%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.82%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (89.30%) Software Engineering
2 88 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.81%) OO
4 44 (18.11%) MVC
5 35 (14.40%) Scrum
6 23 (9.47%) TDD
7 22 (9.05%) Web Development
7 22 (9.05%) Analytics
8 20 (8.23%) UML
8 20 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (7.41%) Kanban
9 18 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 17 (7.00%) Multithreading
10 17 (7.00%) OOD
10 17 (7.00%) SOA
11 16 (6.58%) OOP
12 14 (5.76%) Refactoring
12 14 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (5.35%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (52.26%) C#
2 86 (35.39%) Java
3 80 (32.92%) SQL
4 74 (30.45%) C++
5 56 (23.05%) JavaScript
6 42 (17.28%) C
7 34 (13.99%) Python
8 31 (12.76%) Ruby
9 27 (11.11%) PHP
10 21 (8.64%) Embedded C
11 17 (7.00%) VB.NET
11 17 (7.00%) Shell Script
12 16 (6.58%) T-SQL
12 16 (6.58%) Perl
13 13 (5.35%) Embedded C++
14 12 (4.94%) VB
15 9 (3.70%) MATLAB
16 8 (3.29%) VC++
17 7 (2.88%) Erlang
17 7 (2.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 59 (24.28%) Degree
2 12 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.88%) PhD
4 6 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) HND
6 2 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) TickIT
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Firmware
2 1 (0.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (6.17%) Puppet
2 14 (5.76%) Nagios
2 14 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.76%) OpenNMS
3 4 (1.65%) MOM
4 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.52%) Oracle
3 23 (9.47%) Sybase
4 11 (4.53%) QNX
5 8 (3.29%) Fujitsu
5 8 (3.29%) MKS
5 8 (3.29%) SAP
6 6 (2.47%) Zend
7 5 (2.06%) Twitter
7 5 (2.06%) Perforce
8 4 (1.65%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.82%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.82%) Intel
10 1 (0.41%) hybris
10 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.41%) HP
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £47,500 to £62,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE & Skills
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £29,000 to £36,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Balens Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Redditch
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago