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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 54 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 266 273 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.60% 5.10% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 5.87% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 186 251 247
Median salary £39,250 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,650 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
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
5095 4650 4719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.13% 86.80% 84.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3860 3968
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Birmingham +5 99 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Coventry +11 55 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Warwickshire -20 39 £32,500 -27.77% 13
Staffordshire +5 33 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Shropshire -7 11 £41,119 -8.62% 2
Worcestershire -14 9 £41,000 +34.42% 1
Herefordshire - 7 £37,500 -
Solihull -2 4 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Tipton - 3 £37,500 -
Dudley -12 1 £23,500 -21.66% 1
Walsall - 1 £30,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 264 (48.18%) Degree
2 249 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (35.58%) SQL
4 190 (34.67%) Computer Science
5 187 (34.12%) C#
6 181 (33.03%) .NET
7 179 (32.66%) JavaScript
8 165 (30.11%) Scrum
9 153 (27.92%) HTML
10 150 (27.37%) Java
11 140 (25.55%) MVC
12 128 (23.36%) CSS
13 120 (21.90%) ASP.NET
14 114 (20.80%) SQL Server
15 103 (18.80%) TDD
16 101 (18.43%) jQuery
16 101 (18.43%) Oracle
17 98 (17.88%) MySQL
18 97 (17.70%) Unit Testing
19 95 (17.34%) Finance
20 92 (16.79%) C++
21 89 (16.24%) Web Services
22 84 (15.33%) Linux
22 84 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
23 82 (14.96%) RESTful
24 80 (14.60%) OO
24 80 (14.60%) Microsoft
25 77 (14.05%) Line Management
26 75 (13.69%) Data Centre
27 74 (13.50%) HTML5

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 45 (8.21%) GlassFish
2 41 (7.48%) JBoss
3 40 (7.30%) WildFly
4 27 (4.93%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.55%) IIS
6 12 (2.19%) Apache
7 7 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.28%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.91%) Drupal
9 5 (0.91%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.73%) CMS
11 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.55%) Facebook Platform
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.18%) Confluence
13 1 (0.18%) SAS
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 74 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 14 (2.55%) MS Office
4 3 (0.55%) Simulink
5 2 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.36%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) CATIA
6 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.18%) HipChat
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 15 (2.74%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (9.49%) SaaS
4 45 (8.21%) IaaS
5 44 (8.03%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (7.85%) PaaS
7 14 (2.55%) GitHub
8 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.55%) Office 365
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.18%) Firebase
12 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.12%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.47%) Firewall
3 17 (3.10%) WAN
4 16 (2.92%) Internet
5 13 (2.37%) SNMP
6 12 (2.19%) HTTP
7 6 (1.09%) SAN
8 5 (0.91%) Skype
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.36%) LAN
10 2 (0.36%) OSPF
11 1 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.18%) LDAP
11 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 98 (17.88%) MySQL
3 61 (11.13%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (8.58%) MongoDB
5 46 (8.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 44 (8.03%) NoSQL
7 32 (5.84%) DB2
8 27 (4.93%) Big Data
8 27 (4.93%) Hadoop
9 21 (3.83%) Relational Database
10 18 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.91%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 68 (12.41%) Jenkins
2 61 (11.13%) Git (software)
3 60 (10.95%) JUnit
4 44 (8.03%) JBehave
4 44 (8.03%) Selenium
5 43 (7.85%) Hudson
6 33 (6.02%) Visual Studio
7 32 (5.84%) Grunt
8 30 (5.47%) gulp
9 27 (4.93%) Subversion
10 24 (4.38%) Cucumber
11 22 (4.01%) Babel
11 22 (4.01%) webpack
12 16 (2.92%) RSpec
13 15 (2.74%) WATIR
14 12 (2.19%) JIRA
15 11 (2.01%) Maven
15 11 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (1.82%) PHPUnit
17 9 (1.64%) CANoe
General
1 95 (17.34%) Finance
2 72 (13.14%) Retail
3 45 (8.21%) Publishing
4 37 (6.75%) Electronics
5 36 (6.57%) Automotive
6 16 (2.92%) Billing
7 14 (2.55%) Games
8 12 (2.19%) Aerospace
8 12 (2.19%) Back Office
8 12 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.73%) Avionics
9 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.55%) Banking
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.55%) Military
11 2 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 260 (47.45%) Developer
2 195 (35.58%) Software Engineer
3 82 (14.96%) Java Developer
4 73 (13.32%) .NET Developer
5 63 (11.50%) C# Developer
6 61 (11.13%) Senior Developer
7 53 (9.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 51 (9.31%) Embedded Engineer
9 50 (9.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 42 (7.66%) Software Developer
11 35 (6.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 35 (6.39%) C++ Software Engineer
11 35 (6.39%) Senior Java Developer
12 33 (6.02%) C# Software Engineer
13 32 (5.84%) Graduate
13 32 (5.84%) Senior Software Engineer
14 31 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 27 (4.93%) Architect
16 26 (4.74%) Lead Developer
17 24 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (33.03%) .NET
2 153 (27.92%) HTML
3 128 (23.36%) CSS
4 120 (21.90%) ASP.NET
5 101 (18.43%) jQuery
6 89 (16.24%) Web Services
7 82 (14.96%) RESTful
8 74 (13.50%) HTML5
9 66 (12.04%) Spring
10 58 (10.58%) XML
11 57 (10.40%) Node.js
12 54 (9.85%) AngularJS
12 54 (9.85%) Hibernate
13 49 (8.94%) CSS3
14 47 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (8.21%) JMS
16 43 (7.85%) Java EE
17 40 (7.30%) HornetQ
17 40 (7.30%) JAX-RS
18 38 (6.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 190 (34.67%) Computer Science
2 75 (13.69%) Data Centre
3 63 (11.50%) Mathematics
4 45 (8.21%) CMDB
5 43 (7.85%) User Experience
6 42 (7.66%) Artificial Intelligence
7 40 (7.30%) Mobile App
8 36 (6.57%) Physics
9 35 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (3.65%) Algorithms
11 20 (3.65%) iPhone
11 20 (3.65%) Public Cloud
12 19 (3.47%) Smart Meter
13 11 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (1.82%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 9 (1.64%) Device Driver
16 8 (1.46%) Management Information System
17 6 (1.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.33%) Linux
2 38 (6.93%) Windows
3 33 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 30 (5.47%) Android
5 29 (5.29%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (3.10%) Unix
7 9 (1.64%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.46%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.28%) Solaris
10 6 (1.09%) AIX
10 6 (1.09%) SUSE
11 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.18%) MeeGo
12 1 (0.18%) Tizen
12 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (30.11%) Scrum
3 140 (25.55%) MVC
4 103 (18.80%) TDD
5 97 (17.70%) Unit Testing
6 84 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (14.60%) OO
8 77 (14.05%) Line Management
9 72 (13.14%) SOA
10 71 (12.96%) Web Development
11 67 (12.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 66 (12.04%) Service Delivery
13 63 (11.50%) Presales
14 62 (11.31%) Requirements Analysis
15 55 (10.04%) Project Management
16 53 (9.67%) Mentoring
17 50 (9.12%) Service Management
17 50 (9.12%) Technical Architecture
18 49 (8.94%) TOGAF
19 48 (8.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 195 (35.58%) SQL
2 187 (34.12%) C#
3 179 (32.66%) JavaScript
4 150 (27.37%) Java
5 92 (16.79%) C++
6 66 (12.04%) Python
7 52 (9.49%) C
8 50 (9.12%) PHP
9 43 (7.85%) VB.NET
10 39 (7.12%) Clojure
11 37 (6.75%) Scala
12 29 (5.29%) T-SQL
13 24 (4.38%) Embedded C
14 22 (4.01%) ES6
14 22 (4.01%) Ruby
15 18 (3.28%) Bash Shell
16 16 (2.92%) PowerShell
17 15 (2.74%) Shell Script
18 12 (2.19%) Embedded C++
18 12 (2.19%) F#
Qualifications
1 264 (48.18%) Degree
2 49 (8.94%) ISEB
3 39 (7.12%) PMI Certification
3 39 (7.12%) PMP
4 21 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.47%) MCP
7 17 (3.10%) CCNA
8 15 (2.74%) SC Cleared
8 15 (2.74%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.55%) Sun Certification
10 11 (2.01%) MCAD
10 11 (2.01%) MCSD
10 11 (2.01%) MCTS
11 9 (1.64%) ISTQB
11 9 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (1.46%) MCSE
13 6 (1.09%) PhD
14 3 (0.55%) CCIE
14 3 (0.55%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.10%) QA
2 6 (1.09%) IEC 61508
3 4 (0.73%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.73%) MISRA
4 3 (0.55%) GAMP
4 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.55%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.36%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) TickIT
6 1 (0.18%) DICOM
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 42 (7.66%) Virtual Machines
1 42 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (5.84%) Docker
3 16 (2.92%) Firmware
4 10 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 42 (7.66%) SCVMM
2 23 (4.20%) Puppet
3 17 (3.10%) SCOrch
3 17 (3.10%) vRealize
4 10 (1.82%) Graphite
4 10 (1.82%) Uchiwa
5 8 (1.46%) SCCM
6 7 (1.28%) Packer
6 7 (1.28%) Terraform
7 6 (1.09%) Grafana
7 6 (1.09%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.09%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.55%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.18%) Consul
9 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (18.43%) Oracle
2 80 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 50 (9.12%) VMware
4 44 (8.03%) Cisco
5 41 (7.48%) CheckPoint
5 41 (7.48%) HP
6 39 (7.12%) Juniper
7 31 (5.66%) IBM
8 28 (5.11%) Facebook
9 27 (4.93%) EMC
10 25 (4.56%) Twitter
11 24 (4.38%) BMC
11 24 (4.38%) Citrix
11 24 (4.38%) NetApp
12 23 (4.20%) Zend
13 17 (3.10%) Adobe
13 17 (3.10%) Fortinet
13 17 (3.10%) Sun
14 15 (2.74%) Brocade
14 15 (2.74%) F5
Tamworth, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Up to £80k per annum package inc £45K Base+Bonus+Medical+Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £39,999 per annum £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum OTE + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £57000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £45,000 per annum DOE plus private medical + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £57000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leamington Spa
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago