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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / West Midlands
Rank 37 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 281 253 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.75% 4.83% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 5.54% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 232 202 260
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £52,900 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
4342 4565 4298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.87% 87.07% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 3767 3738
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +8 90 £41,500 +10.66% 14
Staffordshire +15 45 £42,500 +10.38% 5
Warwickshire -5 37 £41,000 -8.88% 10
Coventry +21 31 £42,500 - 8
Worcestershire -22 25 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Solihull -4 17 £42,750 +31.53% 3
Herefordshire - 11 £40,000 -
Shropshire -3 8 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Walsall - 6 £40,750 -
Dudley +17 3 £37,500 +27.11%
Tipton - 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £36,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 262 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (36.61%) Degree
3 200 (36.43%) C#
4 191 (34.79%) JavaScript
5 186 (33.88%) .NET
6 184 (33.52%) SQL
7 180 (32.79%) HTML
8 176 (32.06%) Computer Science
9 139 (25.32%) CSS
10 137 (24.95%) MVC
11 132 (24.04%) Java
12 127 (23.13%) ASP.NET
13 122 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 122 (22.22%) Scrum
14 95 (17.30%) Linux
15 93 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
16 91 (16.58%) Web Services
17 88 (16.03%) Finance
17 88 (16.03%) TDD
18 87 (15.85%) Microsoft
18 87 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
19 86 (15.66%) AngularJS
20 83 (15.12%) Data Centre
20 83 (15.12%) C++
20 83 (15.12%) jQuery
21 79 (14.39%) MS Excel
22 78 (14.21%) C
22 78 (14.21%) Git (software)
23 72 (13.11%) MySQL
23 72 (13.11%) Service Delivery

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 13 (2.37%) Confluence
2 12 (2.19%) Apache
3 11 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.00%) IIS
3 11 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.82%) WordPress
5 8 (1.46%) CMS
6 7 (1.28%) ColdFusion
6 7 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.09%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.91%) Documentum
8 5 (0.91%) JBoss
9 4 (0.73%) Drupal
10 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.36%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.73%) MS Office
3 13 (2.37%) Simulink
4 5 (0.91%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.36%) CATIA
5 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 15 (2.73%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 67 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.65%) IaaS
3 42 (7.65%) PaaS
4 41 (7.47%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (4.92%) SaaS
6 12 (2.19%) GitHub
7 11 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.55%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.36%) Office 365
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.18%) Firebase
11 1 (0.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.01%) TCP/IP
2 32 (5.83%) Firewall
3 31 (5.65%) WAN
4 20 (3.64%) LAN
4 20 (3.64%) OSPF
5 12 (2.19%) HTTP
5 12 (2.19%) Internet
6 10 (1.82%) SNMP
7 9 (1.64%) Bluetooth
8 8 (1.46%) Profibus
9 5 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.55%) RS-232
10 3 (0.55%) Wireless
10 3 (0.55%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.18%) FlexRay
11 1 (0.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 72 (13.11%) MySQL
3 32 (5.83%) DB2
4 28 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (4.37%) MongoDB
6 22 (4.01%) Big Data
6 22 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (3.83%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.73%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.46%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.09%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 78 (14.21%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 45 (8.20%) Visual Studio
4 44 (8.01%) Subversion
5 39 (7.10%) Selenium
6 28 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (4.37%) JIRA
8 21 (3.83%) TeamCity
9 18 (3.28%) JUnit
10 16 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (2.19%) CANoe
11 12 (2.19%) VectorCAST
12 11 (2.00%) Vagrant
13 10 (1.82%) Hudson
13 10 (1.82%) Maven
14 9 (1.64%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.46%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.46%) Mocha
15 8 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (1.46%) PHPUnit
General
1 88 (16.03%) Finance
2 69 (12.57%) Retail
3 53 (9.65%) Electronics
4 51 (9.29%) Automotive
5 40 (7.29%) Publishing
6 17 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.00%) Back Office
8 9 (1.64%) Banking
8 9 (1.64%) Marketing
9 4 (0.73%) Billing
9 4 (0.73%) Games
10 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 211 (38.43%) Developer
2 197 (35.88%) Software Engineer
3 64 (11.66%) Embedded Engineer
4 62 (11.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 61 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 53 (9.65%) Java Developer
7 51 (9.29%) C# Developer
8 41 (7.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (6.92%) Architect
10 34 (6.19%) Software Developer
11 33 (6.01%) Senior Developer
12 32 (5.83%) C# Software Engineer
13 31 (5.65%) Senior Software Engineer
14 25 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
15 24 (4.37%) Java Engineer
15 24 (4.37%) Java Software Engineer
15 24 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (4.01%) PHP Developer
17 20 (3.64%) Team Leader
18 19 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (33.88%) .NET
2 180 (32.79%) HTML
3 139 (25.32%) CSS
4 127 (23.13%) ASP.NET
5 91 (16.58%) Web Services
6 86 (15.66%) AngularJS
7 83 (15.12%) jQuery
8 72 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (12.57%) HTML5
10 65 (11.84%) XML
11 50 (9.11%) Node.js
12 41 (7.47%) REST
13 38 (6.92%) RESTful
14 35 (6.38%) .NET Framework
14 35 (6.38%) WCF
15 33 (6.01%) SOAP
16 31 (5.65%) J2EE
16 31 (5.65%) React
17 30 (5.46%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (4.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 176 (32.06%) Computer Science
2 83 (15.12%) Data Centre
3 40 (7.29%) CMDB
4 31 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (4.19%) Algorithms
6 23 (4.19%) Physics
7 21 (3.83%) User Experience
8 19 (3.46%) Mathematics
9 15 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (2.19%) Fintech
11 11 (2.00%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (1.82%) Blog
12 10 (1.82%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (1.64%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.73%) Device Driver
15 4 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 95 (17.30%) Linux
2 47 (8.56%) Windows
3 20 (3.64%) Unix
4 15 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (2.19%) Ubuntu
5 12 (2.19%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.00%) CentOS
7 9 (1.64%) Android
7 9 (1.64%) VxWorks
8 8 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.46%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.91%) ThreadX
10 5 (0.91%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.36%) Debian
11 2 (0.36%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) MeeGo
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
12 1 (0.18%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (47.72%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (24.95%) MVC
3 122 (22.22%) Scrum
4 93 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (16.03%) TDD
6 87 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 72 (13.11%) Service Delivery
8 70 (12.75%) Line Management
9 68 (12.39%) ITIL
10 67 (12.20%) SOA
11 64 (11.66%) Mentoring
11 64 (11.66%) Web Development
12 57 (10.38%) Project Management
13 53 (9.65%) Presales
14 51 (9.29%) OO
14 51 (9.29%) Requirements Analysis
14 51 (9.29%) SDLC
15 50 (9.11%) SOLID
16 49 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
17 45 (8.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 200 (36.43%) C#
2 191 (34.79%) JavaScript
3 184 (33.52%) SQL
4 132 (24.04%) Java
5 83 (15.12%) C++
6 78 (14.21%) C
7 61 (11.11%) Python
8 50 (9.11%) PHP
9 44 (8.01%) Embedded C
10 42 (7.65%) T-SQL
11 31 (5.65%) PowerShell
12 29 (5.28%) Bash Shell
13 27 (4.92%) VB.NET
14 22 (4.01%) Ruby
14 22 (4.01%) TypeScript
15 18 (3.28%) Scala
16 17 (3.10%) Go
17 15 (2.73%) MATLAB
18 14 (2.55%) Embedded C++
19 13 (2.37%) F#
Qualifications
1 201 (36.61%) Degree
2 45 (8.20%) ISEB
3 40 (7.29%) PMI Certification
3 40 (7.29%) PMP
4 32 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (3.46%) MCP
7 18 (3.28%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.37%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.19%) MCSE
10 11 (2.00%) CCNA
10 11 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.82%) MCSD
12 9 (1.64%) Sun Certification
13 8 (1.46%) PhD
14 7 (1.28%) ISTQB
14 7 (1.28%) MCAD
14 7 (1.28%) MCTS
15 6 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.91%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.55%) QA
2 21 (3.83%) MISRA
3 11 (2.00%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.91%) COBIT
5 4 (0.73%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.36%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.18%) GAMP
8 1 (0.18%) JTAG
8 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (8.20%) Docker
3 40 (7.29%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (2.55%) Active Directory
5 13 (2.37%) Firmware
6 11 (2.00%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (7.29%) SCVMM
2 18 (3.28%) Puppet
2 18 (3.28%) Terraform
3 12 (2.19%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.19%) SCCM
4 11 (2.00%) Consul
4 11 (2.00%) Mesos
4 11 (2.00%) Nagios
4 11 (2.00%) SCOrch
4 11 (2.00%) StatsD
4 11 (2.00%) vRealize
5 7 (1.28%) Ansible
5 7 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.36%) Graphite
6 2 (0.36%) Plesk
6 2 (0.36%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 87 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.66%) VMware
3 63 (11.48%) Oracle
4 60 (10.93%) CheckPoint
4 60 (10.93%) Cisco
4 60 (10.93%) HP
5 40 (7.29%) Juniper
6 35 (6.38%) EMC
7 31 (5.65%) Fortinet
8 30 (5.46%) IBM
9 29 (5.28%) BMC
9 29 (5.28%) Citrix
9 29 (5.28%) NetApp
10 17 (3.10%) Google
11 12 (2.19%) Atlassian
12 11 (2.00%) Brocade
12 11 (2.00%) F5
12 11 (2.00%) New Relic
13 9 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (1.46%) Adobe
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum 35K-50K
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + pension, flexi working, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum 35K-50K
Posted: 4 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £66500 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29250 per annum + pen, 5w hol, DIS, salary increments
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
University of Warwick
Salary: From £39,324 to £46,925 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago