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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 43 37 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 271 301 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.81% 5.94% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 7.18% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 221 273 138
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4901 4194 3560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.94% 82.80% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4039 3586 2872
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -20 75 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Warwickshire +20 74 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Worcestershire +1 49 £30,750 -12.14% 6
Coventry +3 25 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Staffordshire -16 19 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Solihull -7 14 £32,500 -20.73% 2
Dudley - 3 £32,500 -
Shropshire +8 1 £55,000 -11.29% 3
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 271 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (48.28%) SQL
3 238 (45.59%) C#
4 233 (44.64%) Degree
5 222 (42.53%) .NET
6 219 (41.95%) JavaScript
7 212 (40.61%) Java
8 187 (35.82%) HTML
9 154 (29.50%) CSS
10 138 (26.44%) ASP.NET
11 134 (25.67%) MVC
12 122 (23.37%) SQL Server
13 119 (22.80%) Scrum
14 114 (21.84%) Computer Science
15 108 (20.69%) Unit Testing
16 105 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
17 101 (19.35%) TDD
18 98 (18.77%) C++
19 96 (18.39%) OO
20 93 (17.82%) MySQL
21 91 (17.43%) XML
21 91 (17.43%) Spring
22 89 (17.05%) jQuery
23 86 (16.48%) Mathematics
24 85 (16.28%) RESTful
24 85 (16.28%) Jenkins
25 84 (16.09%) Microsoft
26 81 (15.52%) SOA
27 76 (14.56%) Hibernate
28 75 (14.37%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (12.26%) JBoss
2 60 (11.49%) GlassFish
3 26 (4.98%) WildFly
4 14 (2.68%) Node.js
5 11 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.72%) Apache
8 7 (1.34%) Mule
9 6 (1.15%) Drupal
9 6 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.77%) CMS
10 4 (0.77%) IIS
11 3 (0.57%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.57%) Confluence
11 3 (0.57%) Facebook Platform
11 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.38%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 41 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.57%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.38%) Simulink
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.57%) Primavera
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Maximo
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.21%) GitHub
2 21 (4.02%) SaaS
3 18 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.34%) Force.com
6 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.57%) IaaS
7 3 (0.57%) PaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.45%) Internet
2 8 (1.53%) Skype
3 7 (1.34%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (1.34%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.15%) HTTP
5 5 (0.96%) Extranet
5 5 (0.96%) FlexRay
5 5 (0.96%) Intranet
6 3 (0.57%) WebEx
7 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.19%) Network Security
8 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (23.37%) SQL Server
2 93 (17.82%) MySQL
3 75 (14.37%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (6.13%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.83%) Big Data
6 19 (3.64%) NoSQL
7 18 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 17 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.11%) Pentaho
10 10 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.92%) Neo4j
11 9 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.77%) Redis
15 2 (0.38%) DB2
15 2 (0.38%) QlikView
16 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 85 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 60 (11.49%) Hudson
3 57 (10.92%) Cucumber
3 57 (10.92%) RSpec
3 57 (10.92%) Selenium
4 53 (10.15%) Git (software)
4 53 (10.15%) JUnit
5 45 (8.62%) Visual Studio
6 43 (8.24%) Subversion
7 34 (6.51%) WATIR
8 26 (4.98%) JBehave
9 22 (4.21%) TeamCity
10 20 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (2.49%) CANoe
11 13 (2.49%) VectorCAST
12 10 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (1.72%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.72%) Log4j
13 9 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
General
1 62 (11.88%) Billing
2 48 (9.20%) Games
3 43 (8.24%) Finance
4 31 (5.94%) Retail
5 19 (3.64%) Automotive
6 16 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.92%) Electronics
8 9 (1.72%) Military
9 6 (1.15%) Law
9 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Marketing
11 2 (0.38%) Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 261 (50.00%) Developer
2 171 (32.76%) Software Engineer
3 104 (19.92%) .NET Developer
4 91 (17.43%) Java Developer
5 72 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 61 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 58 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 55 (10.54%) Agile Developer
8 55 (10.54%) Agile Java Developer
9 51 (9.77%) Graduate
10 43 (8.24%) Software Developer
11 38 (7.28%) Junior
11 38 (7.28%) Senior Java Developer
12 36 (6.90%) Java Engineer
13 35 (6.70%) Senior Software Engineer
14 34 (6.51%) Analyst
15 33 (6.32%) C++ Software Engineer
15 33 (6.32%) Lead Developer
16 32 (6.13%) Web Developer
17 31 (5.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (42.53%) .NET
2 187 (35.82%) HTML
3 154 (29.50%) CSS
4 138 (26.44%) ASP.NET
5 91 (17.43%) Spring
5 91 (17.43%) XML
6 89 (17.05%) jQuery
7 85 (16.28%) RESTful
8 76 (14.56%) Hibernate
9 75 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 74 (14.18%) HTML5
11 72 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 68 (13.03%) Java EE
13 67 (12.84%) .NET Framework
14 61 (11.69%) JMS
15 60 (11.49%) JPA
16 59 (11.30%) JAX-RS
17 58 (11.11%) RESTEasy
18 54 (10.34%) WCF
19 50 (9.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 114 (21.84%) Computer Science
2 86 (16.48%) Mathematics
3 36 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.41%) Smart Meter
5 19 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 18 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 18 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.68%) Fat Client
7 14 (2.68%) Thin Client
8 13 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.11%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
10 9 (1.72%) User Experience
11 6 (1.15%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.15%) Physics
11 6 (1.15%) Statistics
12 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.77%) Linked Data
13 4 (0.77%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 74 (14.18%) Windows
2 63 (12.07%) Linux
3 33 (6.32%) Unix
4 17 (3.26%) Android
5 15 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.72%) SUSE
7 7 (1.34%) CentOS
8 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.77%) Solaris
9 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (25.67%) MVC
3 119 (22.80%) Scrum
4 108 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 105 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (19.35%) TDD
7 96 (18.39%) OO
8 81 (15.52%) SOA
9 73 (13.98%) Dependency Injection
10 72 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 49 (9.39%) Open Source
12 46 (8.81%) DSDM
12 46 (8.81%) Web Development
12 46 (8.81%) Workflow
13 39 (7.47%) Software Delivery
14 38 (7.28%) Analytics
15 33 (6.32%) Coaching
16 32 (6.13%) OOD
16 32 (6.13%) SDLC
17 30 (5.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 252 (48.28%) SQL
2 238 (45.59%) C#
3 219 (41.95%) JavaScript
4 212 (40.61%) Java
5 98 (18.77%) C++
6 54 (10.34%) C
7 44 (8.43%) Ruby
8 38 (7.28%) Python
9 37 (7.09%) PHP
10 31 (5.94%) T-SQL
11 29 (5.56%) Groovy
11 29 (5.56%) VB.NET
12 25 (4.79%) Scala
13 24 (4.60%) Embedded C
14 17 (3.26%) Embedded C++
15 15 (2.87%) Delphi
16 13 (2.49%) PL/SQL
17 11 (2.11%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.92%) Perl
19 9 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 233 (44.64%) Degree
2 11 (2.11%) PhD
2 11 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.34%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.34%) MCSD
5 6 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.15%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.38%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.02%) QA
2 12 (2.30%) ISO 9000
2 12 (2.30%) TickIT
3 2 (0.38%) ISO26262
3 2 (0.38%) MISRA
3 2 (0.38%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (4.98%) Docker
2 3 (0.57%) Firmware
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (8.43%) Puppet
2 11 (2.11%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 84 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.51%) Oracle
3 13 (2.49%) Fujitsu
3 13 (2.49%) MKS
4 11 (2.11%) Greenplum
4 11 (2.11%) MuleSoft
5 10 (1.92%) Cloudera
5 10 (1.92%) Hortonworks
5 10 (1.92%) Talend
6 9 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.53%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.34%) Sybase
9 6 (1.15%) Facebook
9 6 (1.15%) Sun
9 6 (1.15%) Twitter
10 5 (0.96%) EMC
11 4 (0.77%) Adobe
11 4 (0.77%) webMethods
12 3 (0.57%) IBM
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + great bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
E.ON
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago