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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 43 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 315 267 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.12% 4.99% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 5.96% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 249 243 188
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Software Engineering
England

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
5386 4477 4189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.53% 83.67% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 3755 3477
Median salary £42,655 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 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
Warwickshire +33 91 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Birmingham -21 90 £42,500 +21.42% 12
Worcestershire -2 44 £25,000 -37.50% 4
Coventry +9 33 £40,000 - 7
Staffordshire -3 17 £45,000 - 6
Shropshire -5 8 £46,000 -36.55% 2
Solihull +9 6 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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.

1 326 (56.21%) Degree
2 312 (53.79%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (53.28%) SQL
4 253 (43.62%) Java
5 239 (41.21%) C#
6 227 (39.14%) .NET
7 186 (32.07%) JavaScript
8 181 (31.21%) Scrum
9 158 (27.24%) MySQL
10 151 (26.03%) Computer Science
10 151 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
11 149 (25.69%) TDD
12 148 (25.52%) Unit Testing
13 147 (25.34%) HTML
14 145 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 140 (24.14%) MVC
16 138 (23.79%) Spring
17 133 (22.93%) ASP.NET
17 133 (22.93%) SOA
18 126 (21.72%) Hibernate
18 126 (21.72%) Mathematics
18 126 (21.72%) Jenkins
19 124 (21.38%) PostgreSQL
20 121 (20.86%) CSS
20 121 (20.86%) Dependency Injection
21 120 (20.69%) RESTful
22 119 (20.52%) C++
23 113 (19.48%) Java EE
24 110 (18.97%) GlassFish
24 110 (18.97%) JBoss

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
1 110 (18.97%) GlassFish
1 110 (18.97%) JBoss
2 77 (13.28%) WildFly
3 35 (6.03%) Node.js
4 33 (5.69%) Apache Spark
5 24 (4.14%) Apache
6 13 (2.24%) Facebook Platform
7 10 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.86%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.69%) IIS
11 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.52%) Confluence
11 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.34%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.34%) WordPress
13 1 (0.17%) CMS
13 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 46 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.07%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.34%) Simulink
7 1 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.31%) SaaS
4 20 (3.45%) GitHub
4 20 (3.45%) IaaS
5 18 (3.10%) PaaS
6 17 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.52%) Office 365
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.79%) HTTP
2 17 (2.93%) Internet
3 9 (1.55%) Skype
4 8 (1.38%) SAN
5 5 (0.86%) Extranet
5 5 (0.86%) Intranet
5 5 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (0.52%) FlexRay
7 2 (0.34%) Firewall
7 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.34%) WAN
8 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (27.24%) MySQL
2 145 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 124 (21.38%) PostgreSQL
4 75 (12.93%) NoSQL
5 55 (9.48%) MongoDB
6 50 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (7.24%) Big Data
8 38 (6.55%) Relational Database
9 34 (5.86%) Hadoop
10 21 (3.62%) DB2
11 14 (2.41%) Redis
11 14 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (2.07%) Neo4j
13 9 (1.55%) Pentaho
13 9 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.21%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
18 3 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 126 (21.72%) Jenkins
2 110 (18.97%) Hudson
3 98 (16.90%) JUnit
4 77 (13.28%) JBehave
5 76 (13.10%) Cucumber
5 76 (13.10%) RSpec
6 60 (10.34%) Selenium
7 54 (9.31%) Git (software)
8 47 (8.10%) WATIR
9 41 (7.07%) Visual Studio
10 40 (6.90%) Subversion
11 21 (3.62%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.41%) Eclipse
12 14 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (2.24%) CANoe
13 13 (2.24%) VectorCAST
14 12 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
16 8 (1.38%) Ranorex
16 8 (1.38%) SoapUI
General
1 75 (12.93%) Billing
2 43 (7.41%) Retail
3 35 (6.03%) Games
4 34 (5.86%) Finance
5 22 (3.79%) Publishing
6 18 (3.10%) Automotive
7 15 (2.59%) Electronics
8 12 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.03%) Law
10 6 (1.03%) Military
11 4 (0.69%) Marketing
12 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.34%) Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 295 (50.86%) Developer
2 177 (30.52%) Software Engineer
3 144 (24.83%) Java Developer
4 100 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 86 (14.83%) .NET Developer
6 75 (12.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 68 (11.72%) Agile Developer
8 67 (11.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 58 (10.00%) C# Developer
10 52 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 50 (8.62%) Lead Developer
12 47 (8.10%) Software Developer
13 45 (7.76%) Junior
14 43 (7.41%) Graduate
15 41 (7.07%) Lead Java Developer
16 40 (6.90%) Analyst
17 39 (6.72%) C++ Software Engineer
18 38 (6.55%) Senior Software Engineer
19 37 (6.38%) Java Engineer
20 33 (5.69%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (39.14%) .NET
2 147 (25.34%) HTML
3 138 (23.79%) Spring
4 133 (22.93%) ASP.NET
5 126 (21.72%) Hibernate
6 121 (20.86%) CSS
7 120 (20.69%) RESTful
8 113 (19.48%) Java EE
9 110 (18.97%) JMS
10 109 (18.79%) JAX-RS
10 109 (18.79%) JPA
11 108 (18.62%) RESTEasy
12 92 (15.86%) XML
13 70 (12.07%) AngularJS
14 63 (10.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 59 (10.17%) jQuery
16 57 (9.83%) WPF
17 54 (9.31%) HTML5
18 48 (8.28%) .NET Framework
18 48 (8.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 151 (26.03%) Computer Science
2 126 (21.72%) Mathematics
3 65 (11.21%) Artificial Intelligence
4 60 (10.34%) Mobile App
5 49 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (6.72%) Smart Meter
7 27 (4.66%) Data Centre
8 23 (3.97%) Fat Client
8 23 (3.97%) Thin Client
8 23 (3.97%) User Experience
9 22 (3.79%) CMDB
10 19 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.24%) Algorithms
11 13 (2.24%) Online Gambling
12 9 (1.55%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.38%) Clustering
14 6 (1.03%) Physics
15 5 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (0.86%) iPhone
15 5 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.07%) Linux
2 65 (11.21%) Windows
3 60 (10.34%) Android
4 44 (7.59%) Apple iOS
5 39 (6.72%) Unix
6 12 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.07%) Solaris
7 10 (1.72%) SUSE
8 8 (1.38%) AIX
9 6 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.52%) CentOS
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (53.79%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (31.21%) Scrum
3 151 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
4 149 (25.69%) TDD
5 148 (25.52%) Unit Testing
6 140 (24.14%) MVC
7 133 (22.93%) SOA
8 121 (20.86%) Dependency Injection
9 93 (16.03%) Mentoring
10 90 (15.52%) OO
11 76 (13.10%) DSDM
12 75 (12.93%) Software Delivery
13 68 (11.72%) Web Development
14 52 (8.97%) Analytics
14 52 (8.97%) Coaching
15 48 (8.28%) Functional Testing
15 48 (8.28%) Open Source
16 43 (7.41%) Workflow
17 40 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
18 38 (6.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 309 (53.28%) SQL
2 253 (43.62%) Java
3 239 (41.21%) C#
4 186 (32.07%) JavaScript
5 119 (20.52%) C++
6 60 (10.34%) Python
7 58 (10.00%) Ruby
8 55 (9.48%) Scala
9 54 (9.31%) C
10 40 (6.90%) Clojure
11 38 (6.55%) VB.NET
12 37 (6.38%) Groovy
13 28 (4.83%) PHP
14 23 (3.97%) Shell Script
15 20 (3.45%) T-SQL
16 19 (3.28%) Embedded C
16 19 (3.28%) XAML
17 17 (2.93%) Objective-C
17 17 (2.93%) PL/SQL
18 16 (2.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 326 (56.21%) Degree
2 25 (4.31%) ISEB
3 14 (2.41%) PMI Certification
3 14 (2.41%) PMP
4 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.55%) PhD
5 8 (1.38%) Sun Certification
6 7 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.86%) MCSD
9 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.52%) MCTS
11 2 (0.34%) CCNA
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.34%) MCSE
12 1 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.07%) QA
2 7 (1.21%) ISO 9000
2 7 (1.21%) TickIT
3 2 (0.34%) MISRA
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) GAMP
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (6.90%) Docker
2 15 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 56 (9.66%) Puppet
2 15 (2.59%) SCVMM
3 8 (1.38%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.38%) Unicenter
4 6 (1.03%) Graphite
4 6 (1.03%) Rundeck
4 6 (1.03%) Uchiwa
5 5 (0.86%) Packer
5 5 (0.86%) Terraform
6 4 (0.69%) Grafana
7 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.34%) vRealize
9 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 105 (18.10%) Oracle
2 78 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 46 (7.93%) Facebook
4 33 (5.69%) Twitter
5 22 (3.79%) IBM
6 17 (2.93%) EMC
7 15 (2.59%) MuleSoft
7 15 (2.59%) Sun
7 15 (2.59%) VMware
8 14 (2.41%) CheckPoint
8 14 (2.41%) Cisco
8 14 (2.41%) HP
8 14 (2.41%) Juniper
9 13 (2.24%) Fujitsu
9 13 (2.24%) MKS
10 12 (2.07%) BMC
10 12 (2.07%) Citrix
10 12 (2.07%) NetApp
11 11 (1.90%) Adobe
12 10 (1.72%) Cloudera
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ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, holidays...
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum + Private Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + corporate benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + flexible and home working
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Parc Ellis Solutions Ltd
Salary: upto £50K + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Parc Ellis Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £55K + Benefits!
Posted: 9 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Crown Computing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Worcester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 24 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leamington Spa
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 27 days ago