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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 33 55 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 322 228 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.72% 4.25% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.75% 5.30% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 296 216 302
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,250 £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
4769 4298 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.69% 80.10% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3886 3556 3655
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,809
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,682 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 +34 83 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Warwickshire +21 77 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Worcestershire +11 53 £35,000 - 10
Coventry +4 41 £35,000 - 6
Staffordshire -12 32 £37,500 +2.04% 5
Solihull +17 16 £31,250 -24.24% 6
Shropshire +2 9 £40,000 -8.04%
Dudley - 5 £30,000 -
Herefordshire +2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
West Bromwich -7 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Wolverhampton -10 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Halesowen - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 336 (56.85%) C#
2 304 (51.44%) .NET
3 273 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (37.23%) SQL
5 208 (35.19%) HTML
6 193 (32.66%) Degree
7 185 (31.30%) JavaScript
8 178 (30.12%) C++
9 176 (29.78%) Java
10 158 (26.73%) Computer Science
11 155 (26.23%) ASP.NET
12 154 (26.06%) SQL Server
13 150 (25.38%) CSS
14 145 (24.53%) MVC
15 108 (18.27%) OO
16 107 (18.10%) Microsoft
17 95 (16.07%) XML
18 94 (15.91%) jQuery
19 89 (15.06%) Windows
20 88 (14.89%) Scrum
21 84 (14.21%) HTML5
22 80 (13.54%) WPF
23 78 (13.20%) Visual Studio
24 70 (11.84%) VB.NET
24 70 (11.84%) Linux
24 70 (11.84%) Web Services
24 70 (11.84%) Git (software)
25 68 (11.51%) Mathematics
26 64 (10.83%) AngularJS
27 59 (9.98%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (5.25%) JBoss
2 19 (3.21%) WebLogic
3 18 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 17 (2.88%) GlassFish
5 15 (2.54%) Mule
5 15 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.37%) Node.js
7 8 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.02%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.85%) Apache
10 5 (0.85%) IIS
11 2 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.34%) CMS
11 2 (0.34%) Drupal
11 2 (0.34%) WordPress
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.35%) Simulink
3 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) GIMP
4 1 (0.17%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Odoo
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.06%) SaaS
2 21 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.18%) Heroku
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Force.com
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.88%) Internet
3 9 (1.52%) Modbus
4 4 (0.68%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.51%) HTTP
5 3 (0.51%) LAN
5 3 (0.51%) WAN
5 3 (0.51%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.17%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (26.06%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.61%) MySQL
3 37 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 32 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 25 (4.23%) Hadoop
6 24 (4.06%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (3.72%) Big Data
9 21 (3.55%) MongoDB
10 19 (3.21%) SQLite
11 17 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.02%) EDRMS
16 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
17 2 (0.34%) CouchDB
17 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 78 (13.20%) Visual Studio
2 70 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 44 (7.45%) Subversion
4 28 (4.74%) JUnit
5 23 (3.89%) JIRA
6 22 (3.72%) Selenium
7 19 (3.21%) Ant
7 19 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (2.71%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.86%) VectorCAST
9 11 (1.86%) CANoe
10 10 (1.69%) Hudson
10 10 (1.69%) Maven
11 5 (0.85%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.51%) WATIR
12 3 (0.51%) NUnit
12 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.51%) RSpec
12 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
General
1 57 (9.64%) Finance
2 54 (9.14%) Games
3 28 (4.74%) Electronics
4 19 (3.21%) Automotive
5 16 (2.71%) Retail
6 14 (2.37%) Advertising
6 14 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.18%) Billing
9 6 (1.02%) Marketing
10 5 (0.85%) Publishing
10 5 (0.85%) Military
10 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 329 (55.67%) Developer
2 249 (42.13%) Software Engineer
3 112 (18.95%) Software Developer
4 88 (14.89%) .NET Developer
5 81 (13.71%) C# Developer
6 59 (9.98%) Graduate
7 54 (9.14%) Senior Developer
8 50 (8.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 48 (8.12%) Junior
10 47 (7.95%) Java Developer
11 42 (7.11%) C++ Software Engineer
12 37 (6.26%) Senior Software Engineer
13 35 (5.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 35 (5.92%) Graduate Developer
14 31 (5.25%) .NET Software Engineer
15 28 (4.74%) Java Software Engineer
16 27 (4.57%) Junior Developer
17 25 (4.23%) .NET Software Developer
18 24 (4.06%) Web Developer
19 23 (3.89%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (51.44%) .NET
2 208 (35.19%) HTML
3 155 (26.23%) ASP.NET
4 150 (25.38%) CSS
5 95 (16.07%) XML
6 94 (15.91%) jQuery
7 84 (14.21%) HTML5
8 80 (13.54%) WPF
9 70 (11.84%) Web Services
10 64 (10.83%) AngularJS
11 59 (9.98%) WCF
12 56 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 50 (8.46%) RESTful
14 40 (6.77%) Spring
15 39 (6.60%) REST
16 38 (6.43%) WinForms
17 34 (5.75%) .NET Framework
18 31 (5.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 29 (4.91%) CSS3
20 28 (4.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 158 (26.73%) Computer Science
2 68 (11.51%) Mathematics
3 38 (6.43%) Algorithms
4 26 (4.40%) Physics
5 25 (4.23%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.38%) User Experience
7 16 (2.71%) Artificial Intelligence
8 13 (2.20%) Semantic Web
9 11 (1.86%) Social Media
9 11 (1.86%) Fat Client
9 11 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (1.86%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.35%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.02%) Life Science
12 6 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.02%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.02%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.68%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.68%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.06%) Windows
2 70 (11.84%) Linux
3 32 (5.41%) Android
4 31 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.69%) UNIX
6 8 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (1.02%) Nucleus RTOS
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.17%) HPUX
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (24.53%) MVC
3 108 (18.27%) OO
4 88 (14.89%) Scrum
5 52 (8.80%) SOA
6 50 (8.46%) TDD
7 48 (8.12%) OOP
8 41 (6.94%) SDLC
9 39 (6.60%) Web Development
10 36 (6.09%) Open Source
11 35 (5.92%) Unit Testing
11 35 (5.92%) Mentoring
12 32 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (5.08%) OOD
13 30 (5.08%) Mobile Development
13 30 (5.08%) Waterfall
14 23 (3.89%) Project Management
15 21 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
15 21 (3.55%) Android Development
16 20 (3.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 336 (56.85%) C#
2 220 (37.23%) SQL
3 185 (31.30%) JavaScript
4 178 (30.12%) C++
5 176 (29.78%) Java
6 70 (11.84%) VB.NET
7 58 (9.81%) C
8 57 (9.64%) PHP
9 48 (8.12%) Python
10 31 (5.25%) T-SQL
11 26 (4.40%) Embedded C
11 26 (4.40%) Ruby
12 24 (4.06%) Embedded C++
13 20 (3.38%) VB
14 18 (3.05%) Scala
15 15 (2.54%) VC++
16 12 (2.03%) VB6
17 11 (1.86%) Erlang
17 11 (1.86%) VBA
18 10 (1.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 193 (32.66%) Degree
2 16 (2.71%) PhD
3 11 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.52%) ISO 9001
1 9 (1.52%) QA
2 7 (1.18%) GAMP
3 6 (1.02%) TickIT
4 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.52%) Puppet
2 6 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.02%) OpenNMS
2 6 (1.02%) Nagios
3 4 (0.68%) MOM
4 3 (0.51%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 107 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.46%) Oracle
3 24 (4.06%) Xamarin
4 16 (2.71%) Sybase
5 14 (2.37%) Apple
6 11 (1.86%) MKS
6 11 (1.86%) Fujitsu
7 7 (1.18%) Rackspace
8 6 (1.02%) QNX
9 5 (0.85%) Zend
9 5 (0.85%) Google
9 5 (0.85%) Adobe
10 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.51%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.34%) IBM
12 2 (0.34%) webMethods
12 2 (0.34%) SAP
12 2 (0.34%) Xilinx
12 2 (0.34%) Sencha
12 2 (0.34%) Appcelerator
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Flexi-time
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Studley, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 22,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 370k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
E.ON
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Training + Pension + Flexi
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Connectus
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per day plus bonus etc.
Posted: 3 days ago