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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 33 58 34
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 367 217 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.25% 4.03% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 5.07% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 330 206 295
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4985 4281 4351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.87% 79.50% 78.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4031 3547 3663
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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 +35 97 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Warwickshire +12 87 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Worcestershire +1 58 £35,000 - 4
Coventry +11 49 £38,500 +18.46% 7
Staffordshire +3 36 £38,500 +18.46% 4
Solihull +13 14 £28,750 -28.12% 3
Shropshire +1 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Dudley - 3 £24,000 -
Wolverhampton -4 1 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Herefordshire -5 1 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Halesowen - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 370 (57.81%) C#
2 335 (52.34%) .NET
3 282 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (37.03%) SQL
5 214 (33.44%) HTML
6 210 (32.81%) Degree
7 194 (30.31%) JavaScript
8 188 (29.38%) Java
9 185 (28.91%) C++
10 175 (27.34%) SQL Server
11 167 (26.09%) MVC
12 164 (25.63%) Computer Science
13 162 (25.31%) CSS
14 159 (24.84%) ASP.NET
15 122 (19.06%) Microsoft
16 118 (18.44%) OO
17 105 (16.41%) XML
18 94 (14.69%) Scrum
19 93 (14.53%) jQuery
20 92 (14.38%) Windows
21 88 (13.75%) HTML5
22 86 (13.44%) Visual Studio
23 83 (12.97%) VB.NET
24 81 (12.66%) Linux
25 75 (11.72%) Web Services
26 74 (11.56%) WPF
27 71 (11.09%) Mathematics
28 64 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
28 64 (10.00%) C
28 64 (10.00%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 32 (5.00%) JBoss
2 22 (3.44%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.44%) GlassFish
3 20 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 19 (2.97%) WebLogic
5 17 (2.66%) Node.js
6 14 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.09%) Mule
8 7 (1.09%) IIS
9 6 (0.94%) Apache
10 3 (0.47%) WordPress
11 2 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.31%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.31%) CMS
11 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.16%) uiautomator
Applications
1 31 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.25%) Simulink
3 5 (0.78%) GNU Octave
3 5 (0.78%) MS Office
4 4 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.16%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.16%) GIMP
6 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Odoo
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.69%) SaaS
2 27 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.09%) Heroku
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.06%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.97%) Internet
3 10 (1.56%) Modbus
4 3 (0.47%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.47%) HTTP
4 3 (0.47%) WAN
4 3 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.44%) Relational Database
3 52 (8.13%) MySQL
4 48 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 28 (4.38%) NoSQL
6 27 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (3.44%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.97%) SQLite
9 19 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.81%) Big Data
11 16 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.72%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.94%) EDRMS
16 4 (0.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 86 (13.44%) Visual Studio
2 63 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 37 (5.78%) Subversion
4 34 (5.31%) JUnit
5 25 (3.91%) JIRA
6 24 (3.75%) Selenium
7 21 (3.28%) Ant
8 17 (2.66%) Jenkins
9 15 (2.34%) Maven
10 13 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.88%) VectorCAST
11 12 (1.88%) CANoe
12 11 (1.72%) NUnit
12 11 (1.72%) Hudson
13 6 (0.94%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.63%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.47%) Trac
15 3 (0.47%) WATIR
15 3 (0.47%) RSpec
15 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 54 (8.44%) Finance
2 45 (7.03%) Games
3 29 (4.53%) Electronics
4 21 (3.28%) Automotive
5 18 (2.81%) Retail
6 14 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (2.19%) Advertising
7 8 (1.25%) Marketing
8 7 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.78%) Military
10 5 (0.78%) Publishing
11 4 (0.63%) Billing
12 3 (0.47%) Back Office
12 3 (0.47%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 344 (53.75%) Developer
2 270 (42.19%) Software Engineer
3 130 (20.31%) Software Developer
4 98 (15.31%) .NET Developer
5 83 (12.97%) C# Developer
6 59 (9.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 55 (8.59%) Senior Developer
8 53 (8.28%) Junior
8 53 (8.28%) Graduate
9 52 (8.13%) Senior Software Engineer
10 41 (6.41%) Java Developer
11 38 (5.94%) .NET Software Engineer
12 36 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
13 34 (5.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 32 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
14 32 (5.00%) Junior Developer
15 30 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
16 28 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
17 27 (4.22%) C# Software Engineer
18 26 (4.06%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (52.34%) .NET
2 214 (33.44%) HTML
3 162 (25.31%) CSS
4 159 (24.84%) ASP.NET
5 105 (16.41%) XML
6 93 (14.53%) jQuery
7 88 (13.75%) HTML5
8 75 (11.72%) Web Services
9 74 (11.56%) WPF
10 64 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (9.06%) WCF
12 56 (8.75%) AngularJS
13 44 (6.88%) RESTful
14 38 (5.94%) .NET Framework
15 36 (5.63%) Spring
16 35 (5.47%) WinForms
17 34 (5.31%) REST
18 33 (5.16%) CSS3
19 32 (5.00%) JSON
20 29 (4.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 164 (25.63%) Computer Science
2 71 (11.09%) Mathematics
3 44 (6.88%) Algorithms
4 30 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 27 (4.22%) Physics
6 24 (3.75%) Artificial Intelligence
7 22 (3.44%) User Experience
7 22 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.66%) Semantic Web
9 15 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.72%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.72%) Social Media
10 11 (1.72%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.25%) Device Driver
12 8 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.09%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.94%) Life Science
15 5 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 92 (14.38%) Windows
2 81 (12.66%) Linux
3 37 (5.78%) Android
4 34 (5.31%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.34%) UNIX
6 10 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (1.25%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (0.31%) Solaris
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) zOS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.16%) OS/400
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (26.09%) MVC
3 118 (18.44%) OO
4 94 (14.69%) Scrum
5 56 (8.75%) TDD
6 55 (8.59%) SOA
7 47 (7.34%) OOP
7 47 (7.34%) SDLC
8 44 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (6.41%) Open Source
10 40 (6.25%) Web Development
11 36 (5.63%) Unit Testing
12 35 (5.47%) Mentoring
13 33 (5.16%) OOD
14 32 (5.00%) Mobile Development
15 31 (4.84%) Project Management
16 28 (4.38%) E-Commerce
16 28 (4.38%) Analytics
17 26 (4.06%) Continuous Delivery
18 25 (3.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 370 (57.81%) C#
2 237 (37.03%) SQL
3 194 (30.31%) JavaScript
4 188 (29.38%) Java
5 185 (28.91%) C++
6 83 (12.97%) VB.NET
7 64 (10.00%) C
7 64 (10.00%) PHP
8 61 (9.53%) Python
9 34 (5.31%) T-SQL
10 32 (5.00%) Ruby
11 27 (4.22%) VB
12 23 (3.59%) Embedded C
13 22 (3.44%) Embedded C++
14 19 (2.97%) Scala
15 18 (2.81%) VB6
16 15 (2.34%) VC++
17 14 (2.19%) Perl
17 14 (2.19%) Erlang
18 12 (1.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 210 (32.81%) Degree
2 19 (2.97%) PhD
3 12 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.63%) HND
8 2 (0.31%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.16%) MCTS
9 1 (0.16%) MCPD
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB
9 1 (0.16%) MCAD
9 1 (0.16%) MCSD
9 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.09%) QA
2 7 (1.09%) GAMP
3 6 (0.94%) TickIT
4 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Docker
1 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (1.88%) Puppet
2 11 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.72%) OpenNMS
2 11 (1.72%) Nagios
3 6 (0.94%) MOM
4 4 (0.63%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.16%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 122 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.53%) Oracle
3 20 (3.13%) Sybase
4 18 (2.81%) Xamarin
5 14 (2.19%) Apple
6 12 (1.88%) MKS
6 12 (1.88%) Fujitsu
7 8 (1.25%) QNX
8 7 (1.09%) Rackspace
8 7 (1.09%) Zend
9 5 (0.78%) Google
10 4 (0.63%) Adobe
11 3 (0.47%) BT
11 3 (0.47%) IBM
12 2 (0.31%) SAP
12 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.31%) Sencha
12 2 (0.31%) Xilinx
13 1 (0.16%) Appcelerator
13 1 (0.16%) Telerik
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