The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / West Midlands
Rank 37 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 278 300 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.94% 5.12% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 5.82% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 222 243 273
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4160 5156 4186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.83% 87.96% 83.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3305 4243 3556
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Midlands region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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 +17 92 £40,000 - 11
Warwickshire 0 51 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Coventry +25 39 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Staffordshire +16 34 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Worcestershire -24 24 £45,000 +80.00% 8
Solihull -6 9 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Herefordshire - 9 £40,000 -
Shropshire +1 8 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Walsall - 6 £40,750 -
Halesowen - 3 £23,000 -
Dudley +10 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £31,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 270 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (36.94%) C#
3 202 (36.40%) JavaScript
4 194 (34.95%) HTML
5 183 (32.97%) .NET
6 181 (32.61%) Degree
7 172 (30.99%) SQL
8 165 (29.73%) Computer Science
9 147 (26.49%) CSS
10 143 (25.77%) Java
11 137 (24.68%) MVC
12 123 (22.16%) ASP.NET
13 120 (21.62%) SQL Server
14 117 (21.08%) Scrum
15 96 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
16 93 (16.76%) Web Services
17 92 (16.58%) Linux
18 87 (15.68%) C++
19 86 (15.50%) Microsoft
20 85 (15.32%) C
21 84 (15.14%) jQuery
21 84 (15.14%) AngularJS
22 83 (14.95%) TDD
23 79 (14.23%) Continuous Improvement
24 77 (13.87%) Git (software)
25 76 (13.69%) HTML5
26 75 (13.51%) MySQL
27 72 (12.97%) Data Centre
28 71 (12.79%) MS Excel
29 70 (12.61%) XML

Software Engineering
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 14 (2.52%) WordPress
2 13 (2.34%) Confluence
3 12 (2.16%) Apache
4 11 (1.98%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.62%) ColdFusion
6 9 (1.62%) IIS
7 8 (1.44%) CMS
7 8 (1.44%) JBoss
8 6 (1.08%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.72%) Documentum
9 4 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.36%) Drupal
11 2 (0.36%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 71 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.88%) MS Office
3 15 (2.70%) Simulink
4 10 (1.80%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.08%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.36%) CATIA
6 2 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.98%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 63 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.31%) IaaS
3 35 (6.31%) PaaS
4 33 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (3.60%) SaaS
6 15 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (1.80%) GitHub
8 5 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.90%) Office 365
9 3 (0.54%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.13%) Firewall
2 31 (5.59%) WAN
3 29 (5.23%) TCP/IP
4 25 (4.50%) LAN
5 23 (4.14%) OSPF
6 15 (2.70%) HTTP
7 12 (2.16%) Internet
8 10 (1.80%) Bluetooth
8 10 (1.80%) SNMP
9 8 (1.44%) Profibus
10 5 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.72%) Wireless
11 4 (0.72%) ZigBee
12 3 (0.54%) DNS
12 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.54%) RS-232
13 1 (0.18%) FlexRay
13 1 (0.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 75 (13.51%) MySQL
3 31 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 27 (4.86%) DB2
5 25 (4.50%) Big Data
6 24 (4.32%) MongoDB
7 23 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (3.60%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.26%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.26%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 77 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 48 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 48 (8.65%) Subversion
3 43 (7.75%) Visual Studio
4 40 (7.21%) Selenium
5 35 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (3.42%) TeamCity
8 18 (3.24%) JIRA
9 17 (3.06%) JUnit
10 15 (2.70%) Vagrant
11 13 (2.34%) CANoe
11 13 (2.34%) Hudson
12 12 (2.16%) Mocha
12 12 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (2.16%) VectorCAST
13 11 (1.98%) GoCD
13 11 (1.98%) Grunt
13 11 (1.98%) gulp
14 10 (1.80%) MSBuild
General
1 70 (12.61%) Finance
2 65 (11.71%) Retail
3 49 (8.83%) Automotive
3 49 (8.83%) Electronics
4 32 (5.77%) Publishing
5 14 (2.52%) Billing
5 14 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.80%) Back Office
6 10 (1.80%) Marketing
7 9 (1.62%) Banking
8 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 210 (37.84%) Developer
2 196 (35.32%) Software Engineer
3 60 (10.81%) Embedded Engineer
4 58 (10.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 56 (10.09%) .NET Developer
6 52 (9.37%) Java Developer
7 49 (8.83%) C# Developer
8 42 (7.57%) Software Developer
9 39 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 37 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 36 (6.49%) Senior Developer
12 34 (6.13%) Architect
13 27 (4.86%) C# Software Engineer
14 26 (4.68%) PHP Developer
15 24 (4.32%) Java Engineer
16 23 (4.14%) .NET Software Engineer
17 22 (3.96%) Java Software Engineer
17 22 (3.96%) Junior
17 22 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
17 22 (3.96%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (34.95%) HTML
2 183 (32.97%) .NET
3 147 (26.49%) CSS
4 123 (22.16%) ASP.NET
5 93 (16.76%) Web Services
6 84 (15.14%) AngularJS
6 84 (15.14%) jQuery
7 76 (13.69%) HTML5
8 70 (12.61%) XML
9 66 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (9.91%) Node.js
11 41 (7.39%) RESTful
12 37 (6.67%) WCF
13 34 (6.13%) REST
14 32 (5.77%) .NET Framework
15 31 (5.59%) J2EE
16 30 (5.41%) SOAP
17 28 (5.05%) React
18 24 (4.32%) Angular 2
18 24 (4.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 165 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 72 (12.97%) Data Centre
3 42 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.77%) CMDB
5 27 (4.86%) User Experience
6 23 (4.14%) Algorithms
6 23 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.06%) Physics
8 15 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (2.52%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.34%) Fintech
11 11 (1.98%) Blog
12 10 (1.80%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.62%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.44%) Artificial Intelligence
14 8 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 7 (1.26%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
17 4 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 92 (16.58%) Linux
2 46 (8.29%) Windows
3 16 (2.88%) Ubuntu
3 16 (2.88%) Unix
4 15 (2.70%) CentOS
5 13 (2.34%) Android
6 10 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.80%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.80%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.62%) VxWorks
8 8 (1.44%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.26%) ThreadX
10 6 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.54%) VyOS
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.36%) Debian
13 1 (0.18%) Solaris
13 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (24.68%) MVC
3 117 (21.08%) Scrum
4 96 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (14.95%) TDD
6 79 (14.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 68 (12.25%) SOA
8 64 (11.53%) Mentoring
9 63 (11.35%) Service Delivery
10 62 (11.17%) Web Development
11 60 (10.81%) ITIL
12 58 (10.45%) Line Management
13 55 (9.91%) SDLC
14 53 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
15 49 (8.83%) Project Management
16 48 (8.65%) Microservices
16 48 (8.65%) SOLID
17 46 (8.29%) OO
18 45 (8.11%) Unit Testing
19 43 (7.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 205 (36.94%) C#
2 202 (36.40%) JavaScript
3 172 (30.99%) SQL
4 143 (25.77%) Java
5 87 (15.68%) C++
6 85 (15.32%) C
7 60 (10.81%) Python
8 58 (10.45%) PHP
9 47 (8.47%) Embedded C
10 40 (7.21%) T-SQL
11 31 (5.59%) PowerShell
12 27 (4.86%) Bash Shell
12 27 (4.86%) Ruby
13 26 (4.68%) TypeScript
14 24 (4.32%) VB.NET
15 21 (3.78%) Scala
16 20 (3.60%) Go
17 18 (3.24%) Embedded C++
18 17 (3.06%) MATLAB
19 15 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 181 (32.61%) Degree
2 39 (7.03%) ISEB
3 32 (5.77%) PMI Certification
3 32 (5.77%) PMP
4 27 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (3.24%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.52%) MCP
8 13 (2.34%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.80%) MCSE
10 8 (1.44%) Sun Certification
11 7 (1.26%) MCSD
12 6 (1.08%) CCNA
12 6 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.90%) HND
13 5 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.90%) PhD
14 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.72%) MCAD
14 4 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.05%) QA
2 22 (3.96%) MISRA
3 11 (1.98%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.90%) COBIT
5 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.72%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.36%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.36%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.36%) DO-254
6 2 (0.36%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.18%) GAMP
7 1 (0.18%) JTAG
7 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (9.19%) Docker
3 36 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (2.70%) VirtualBox
5 13 (2.34%) Active Directory
6 10 (1.80%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Snort
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (5.95%) SCVMM
2 26 (4.68%) Terraform
3 24 (4.32%) Puppet
4 16 (2.88%) Kubernetes
5 15 (2.70%) Consul
5 15 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (2.70%) Mesos
5 15 (2.70%) Nagios
5 15 (2.70%) StatsD
6 11 (1.98%) Ansible
6 11 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.80%) SCCM
8 7 (1.26%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.26%) vRealize
9 2 (0.36%) Plesk
10 1 (0.18%) Graphite
10 1 (0.18%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 86 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.81%) VMware
3 59 (10.63%) Oracle
4 58 (10.45%) Cisco
5 55 (9.91%) CheckPoint
5 55 (9.91%) HP
6 32 (5.77%) Juniper
7 30 (5.41%) EMC
8 29 (5.23%) Fortinet
9 27 (4.86%) IBM
10 26 (4.68%) BMC
10 26 (4.68%) Citrix
10 26 (4.68%) NetApp
11 25 (4.50%) Google
12 16 (2.88%) Adobe
13 15 (2.70%) New Relic
14 12 (2.16%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (1.44%) Coverity
16 8 (1.44%) Green Hills
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
ISL Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 20%Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: 45000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £56000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blueberry Consultants Ltd.
Posted: 25 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago