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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 47 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 263 219 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.99% 4.27% 6.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 5.28% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 233 200 290
Average salary £35,750 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +24 97 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Worcestershire +4 42 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Warwickshire -12 42 £34,000 -20.00% 8
Coventry -2 38 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Staffordshire -8 23 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Solihull +3 9 £30,000 -29.41% 5
Herefordshire -1 5 £43,750 -2.77%
Dudley - 3 £24,000 - 1
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
Walsall -2 1 - -
Shropshire -12 1 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 312 (55.32%) C#
2 304 (53.90%) .NET
3 192 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (33.51%) SQL
5 176 (31.21%) JavaScript
6 175 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 167 (29.61%) HTML
8 155 (27.48%) Degree
9 152 (26.95%) MVC
10 148 (26.24%) Java
11 147 (26.06%) CSS
12 134 (23.76%) ASP.NET
13 133 (23.58%) C++
14 132 (23.40%) OO
15 114 (20.21%) Microsoft
16 108 (19.15%) XML
17 104 (18.44%) Computer Science
18 83 (14.72%) Visual Studio
18 83 (14.72%) jQuery
19 81 (14.36%) VB.NET
20 71 (12.59%) Relational Database
21 69 (12.23%) Linux
22 68 (12.06%) Web Services
23 64 (11.35%) RDBMS
24 62 (10.99%) Windows
25 60 (10.64%) Scrum
25 60 (10.64%) C
26 58 (10.28%) HTML5
27 57 (10.11%) PHP
28 56 (9.93%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (5.14%) Tomcat
2 20 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.55%) JBoss
3 18 (3.19%) GlassFish
4 17 (3.01%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.66%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.13%) Node.js
7 6 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.06%) IIS
7 6 (1.06%) Apache
7 6 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.89%) WordPress
9 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 2 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.18%) Lync
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.18%) Drupal
10 1 (0.18%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 43 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.13%) Simulink
3 7 (1.24%) MS Office
4 5 (0.89%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) SAP PM
2 4 (0.71%) SAP MRS
3 2 (0.35%) Odoo
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.91%) SaaS
2 25 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.18%) Heroku
5 1 (0.18%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.77%) Modbus
3 9 (1.60%) HTTP
4 8 (1.42%) Internet
5 6 (1.06%) LAN
5 6 (1.06%) WAN
6 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.35%) Firewall
7 2 (0.35%) SAN
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.18%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 71 (12.59%) Relational Database
3 64 (11.35%) RDBMS
4 47 (8.33%) MySQL
5 29 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (3.72%) Crystal Reports
8 15 (2.66%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.95%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.42%) SQLite
11 8 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.42%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.24%) Big Data
13 4 (0.71%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.71%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.53%) MS Access
14 3 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 83 (14.72%) Visual Studio
2 40 (7.09%) JUnit
3 36 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 25 (4.43%) Subversion
5 21 (3.72%) Selenium
6 19 (3.37%) JIRA
6 19 (3.37%) NUnit
7 18 (3.19%) Maven
8 17 (3.01%) Ant
9 10 (1.77%) CANoe
9 10 (1.77%) VectorCAST
10 9 (1.60%) PHPUnit
11 8 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.89%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.89%) Behat
13 4 (0.71%) LabVIEW
13 4 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.71%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.71%) Hudson
14 3 (0.53%) PEAR
General
1 40 (7.09%) Finance
2 31 (5.50%) Electronics
3 17 (3.01%) Automotive
4 11 (1.95%) Games
5 10 (1.77%) Retail
6 9 (1.60%) Marketing
6 9 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.71%) Military
10 3 (0.53%) Advertising
10 3 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 304 (53.90%) Developer
2 225 (39.89%) Software Engineer
3 127 (22.52%) Software Developer
4 93 (16.49%) .NET Developer
5 82 (14.54%) C# Developer
6 69 (12.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 65 (11.52%) Senior Developer
8 62 (10.99%) Senior Software Engineer
9 38 (6.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 35 (6.21%) Junior
11 34 (6.03%) Java Developer
11 34 (6.03%) Graduate
12 28 (4.96%) .NET Software Engineer
12 28 (4.96%) .NET Software Developer
13 27 (4.79%) Junior Developer
13 27 (4.79%) Graduate Developer
14 26 (4.61%) Programmer
14 26 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
14 26 (4.61%) C# Software Developer
15 25 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (53.90%) .NET
2 167 (29.61%) HTML
3 147 (26.06%) CSS
4 134 (23.76%) ASP.NET
5 108 (19.15%) XML
6 83 (14.72%) jQuery
7 68 (12.06%) Web Services
8 58 (10.28%) HTML5
9 43 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (7.09%) WPF
11 36 (6.38%) CSS3
12 34 (6.03%) J2EE
12 34 (6.03%) WCF
12 34 (6.03%) Ajax
13 32 (5.67%) JSON
14 29 (5.14%) .NET Framework
15 27 (4.79%) Middleware
16 26 (4.61%) AngularJS
17 23 (4.08%) Spring
18 20 (3.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 104 (18.44%) Computer Science
2 50 (8.87%) Mathematics
3 41 (7.27%) Open Source
4 36 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (4.96%) Semantic Web
6 25 (4.43%) Algorithms
7 24 (4.26%) Physics
7 24 (4.26%) Mobile App
8 19 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.84%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (2.30%) Device Driver
10 13 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (1.95%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.42%) User Experience
13 7 (1.24%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (1.24%) VHDL
14 6 (1.06%) Smartcard
14 6 (1.06%) Social Media
15 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.23%) Linux
2 62 (10.99%) Windows
3 26 (4.61%) UNIX
4 17 (3.01%) Android
5 16 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.30%) Nucleus RTOS
7 8 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.71%) VxWorks
9 3 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.18%) OS/400
11 1 (0.18%) zOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (26.95%) MVC
3 132 (23.40%) OO
4 60 (10.64%) Scrum
5 52 (9.22%) Project Management
6 46 (8.16%) TDD
7 45 (7.98%) Analytics
8 43 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 41 (7.27%) Web Development
10 39 (6.91%) OOD
11 36 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (5.32%) Mobile Development
13 28 (4.96%) SOA
13 28 (4.96%) OOP
14 27 (4.79%) E-Commerce
15 24 (4.26%) Configuration Management
15 24 (4.26%) Mentoring
16 23 (4.08%) Time Management
16 23 (4.08%) UML
17 19 (3.37%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 312 (55.32%) C#
2 189 (33.51%) SQL
3 176 (31.21%) JavaScript
4 148 (26.24%) Java
5 133 (23.58%) C++
6 81 (14.36%) VB.NET
7 60 (10.64%) C
8 57 (10.11%) PHP
9 51 (9.04%) Python
10 37 (6.56%) VB
11 32 (5.67%) Ruby
12 25 (4.43%) VB6
13 21 (3.72%) T-SQL
14 19 (3.37%) Embedded C
15 18 (3.19%) Perl
16 16 (2.84%) Embedded C++
17 15 (2.66%) Shell Script
17 15 (2.66%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.42%) Assembly Language
18 8 (1.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 155 (27.48%) Degree
2 14 (2.48%) PhD
3 13 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.95%) HND
5 10 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.24%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) MCSE
9 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.18%) OCMJD
9 1 (0.18%) MCTS
9 1 (0.18%) MCPD
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) MCAD
9 1 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.89%) QA
1 5 (0.89%) TickIT
2 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.18%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
2 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (2.48%) Puppet
2 13 (2.30%) OpenNMS
2 13 (2.30%) Nagios
2 13 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.71%) MOM
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 114 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.93%) Oracle
3 25 (4.43%) Sybase
4 13 (2.30%) QNX
5 10 (1.77%) MKS
5 10 (1.77%) Fujitsu
6 6 (1.06%) SAP
6 6 (1.06%) Zend
7 5 (0.89%) BT
7 5 (0.89%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.89%) Twitter
8 4 (0.71%) Apple
8 4 (0.71%) Intel
9 3 (0.53%) IBM
10 2 (0.35%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.35%) Sencha
11 1 (0.18%) HP
11 1 (0.18%) EMC
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe
11 1 (0.18%) Sun
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
JM
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £29,000 to £36,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
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Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago