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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 48 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 292 251 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.23% 4.95% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 5.77% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 228 218 279
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4946 4353 4901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.67% 85.86% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3841 3649 4304
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +18 98 £40,250 +5.22% 12
Staffordshire +9 54 £44,750 +16.23% 3
Warwickshire -6 41 £43,750 +2.94% 7
Coventry +4 29 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Worcestershire -17 17 £40,000 - 5
Solihull -5 14 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Shropshire -3 11 £41,119 -8.62% 1
Herefordshire - 9 £42,500 -
Tipton - 4 £38,750 -
Walsall - 3 £39,000 -
Dudley +8 2 £37,500 +27.11%
Wolverhampton +8 1 £30,000 +46.34% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 250 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (40.84%) Degree
3 214 (39.19%) C#
4 199 (36.45%) .NET
5 195 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 190 (34.80%) SQL
7 184 (33.70%) Computer Science
8 180 (32.97%) HTML
9 152 (27.84%) MVC
10 148 (27.11%) CSS
11 137 (25.09%) ASP.NET
12 135 (24.73%) Java
13 132 (24.18%) Scrum
14 116 (21.25%) SQL Server
15 103 (18.86%) jQuery
16 100 (18.32%) TDD
17 98 (17.95%) Finance
18 93 (17.03%) Linux
19 91 (16.67%) AngularJS
20 86 (15.75%) Continuous Improvement
21 85 (15.57%) Web Services
21 85 (15.57%) Microsoft
22 80 (14.65%) C++
23 79 (14.47%) Data Centre
24 78 (14.29%) HTML5
24 78 (14.29%) MS Excel
24 78 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
25 77 (14.10%) Line Management
26 76 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
27 75 (13.74%) Git (software)

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 15 (2.75%) IIS
2 12 (2.20%) Apache
3 10 (1.83%) GlassFish
4 9 (1.65%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.65%) Confluence
4 9 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.47%) CMS
6 7 (1.28%) JBoss
6 7 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.10%) Drupal
7 6 (1.10%) WordPress
8 5 (0.92%) ColdFusion
8 5 (0.92%) Documentum
8 5 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.73%) WildFly
10 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 78 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.56%) MS Office
3 5 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.92%) Simulink
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.37%) CATIA
4 2 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.18%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 15 (2.75%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.37%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (7.88%) IaaS
3 43 (7.88%) PaaS
4 42 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (6.78%) SaaS
6 14 (2.56%) GitHub
7 6 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.55%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) Office 365
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.18%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.79%) TCP/IP
2 30 (5.49%) Firewall
3 27 (4.95%) WAN
4 16 (2.93%) Internet
4 16 (2.93%) SNMP
5 14 (2.56%) LAN
5 14 (2.56%) OSPF
6 12 (2.20%) HTTP
7 6 (1.10%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.73%) Profibus
8 4 (0.73%) Skype
8 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.55%) RS-232
9 3 (0.55%) SAN
10 2 (0.37%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.18%) LDAP
11 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 68 (12.45%) MySQL
3 31 (5.68%) DB2
3 31 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (3.66%) Big Data
7 19 (3.48%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.20%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.10%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 75 (13.74%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.16%) Visual Studio
3 49 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 48 (8.79%) Selenium
5 40 (7.33%) Subversion
6 26 (4.76%) JUnit
7 22 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (3.66%) JIRA
9 19 (3.48%) TeamCity
10 16 (2.93%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.20%) Grunt
11 12 (2.20%) Maven
12 11 (2.01%) CANoe
12 11 (2.01%) PHPUnit
12 11 (2.01%) VectorCAST
13 10 (1.83%) gulp
14 8 (1.47%) JBehave
14 8 (1.47%) RSpec
14 8 (1.47%) SpecFlow
15 7 (1.28%) Mocha
General
1 98 (17.95%) Finance
2 57 (10.44%) Retail
3 52 (9.52%) Electronics
4 46 (8.42%) Automotive
5 42 (7.69%) Publishing
6 18 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.83%) Back Office
7 10 (1.83%) Games
7 10 (1.83%) Marketing
8 8 (1.47%) Banking
9 5 (0.92%) Billing
10 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.55%) Military
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 232 (42.49%) Developer
2 203 (37.18%) Software Engineer
3 70 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 60 (10.99%) Embedded Engineer
4 60 (10.99%) Java Developer
5 57 (10.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 55 (10.07%) C# Developer
7 47 (8.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (7.51%) Software Developer
9 36 (6.59%) C# Software Engineer
10 32 (5.86%) Graduate
10 32 (5.86%) Senior Developer
11 31 (5.68%) Architect
11 31 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (5.68%) Senior Software Engineer
12 28 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (4.95%) C++ Software Engineer
14 25 (4.58%) .NET Software Engineer
15 22 (4.03%) Java Engineer
15 22 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (36.45%) .NET
2 180 (32.97%) HTML
3 148 (27.11%) CSS
4 137 (25.09%) ASP.NET
5 103 (18.86%) jQuery
6 91 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 85 (15.57%) Web Services
8 78 (14.29%) HTML5
9 76 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 68 (12.45%) XML
11 57 (10.44%) Node.js
12 44 (8.06%) REST
13 41 (7.51%) RESTful
14 38 (6.96%) .NET Framework
15 37 (6.78%) Ajax
15 37 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
16 35 (6.41%) Spring
16 35 (6.41%) WCF
17 34 (6.23%) React
18 32 (5.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 184 (33.70%) Computer Science
2 79 (14.47%) Data Centre
3 42 (7.69%) CMDB
4 38 (6.96%) Physics
5 31 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (5.68%) Mathematics
6 30 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (5.31%) Algorithms
8 21 (3.85%) User Experience
9 15 (2.75%) Public Cloud
10 13 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (2.38%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.01%) Fintech
12 10 (1.83%) Device Driver
12 10 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.65%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.47%) Blog
14 8 (1.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (17.03%) Linux
2 44 (8.06%) Windows
3 26 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 22 (4.03%) Unix
5 8 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.47%) Windows 8
6 7 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.92%) Android
8 5 (0.92%) Solaris
8 5 (0.92%) VxWorks
8 5 (0.92%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.55%) AIX
9 3 (0.55%) SUSE
9 3 (0.55%) ThreadX
10 2 (0.37%) MeeGo
10 2 (0.37%) Tizen
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (27.84%) MVC
3 132 (24.18%) Scrum
4 100 (18.32%) TDD
5 86 (15.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 78 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (14.10%) Line Management
8 75 (13.74%) Web Development
9 72 (13.19%) Service Delivery
10 70 (12.82%) OO
11 69 (12.64%) SOA
12 59 (10.81%) ITIL
13 58 (10.62%) Presales
14 57 (10.44%) Mentoring
14 57 (10.44%) Requirements Analysis
15 54 (9.89%) SOLID
16 51 (9.34%) Project Management
17 50 (9.16%) Unit Testing
18 48 (8.79%) Technical Architecture
19 46 (8.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 214 (39.19%) C#
2 195 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 190 (34.80%) SQL
4 135 (24.73%) Java
5 80 (14.65%) C++
6 67 (12.27%) C
7 48 (8.79%) PHP
7 48 (8.79%) T-SQL
8 44 (8.06%) Python
9 37 (6.78%) Embedded C
10 35 (6.41%) VB.NET
11 24 (4.40%) PowerShell
12 23 (4.21%) TypeScript
13 20 (3.66%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.56%) F#
15 13 (2.38%) Clojure
15 13 (2.38%) Go
15 13 (2.38%) PL/SQL
16 12 (2.20%) Erlang
16 12 (2.20%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 223 (40.84%) Degree
2 47 (8.61%) ISEB
3 39 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 39 (7.14%) PMP
4 29 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.30%) MCP
5 18 (3.30%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.75%) CCNA
7 14 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.38%) Sun Certification
9 11 (2.01%) ISTQB
9 11 (2.01%) MCSD
10 10 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (1.83%) MCAD
10 10 (1.83%) MCTS
11 8 (1.47%) MCSE
11 8 (1.47%) PhD
12 5 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.76%) QA
2 11 (2.01%) MISRA
3 8 (1.47%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.92%) MISRA C
5 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) JTAG
6 2 (0.37%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) DICOM
7 1 (0.18%) GAMP
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
7 1 (0.18%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 42 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (7.51%) Virtual Machines
3 35 (6.41%) Docker
4 18 (3.30%) Firmware
5 10 (1.83%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (7.51%) SCVMM
2 15 (2.75%) SCOrch
2 15 (2.75%) vRealize
3 10 (1.83%) Puppet
4 8 (1.47%) SCCM
5 4 (0.73%) Graphite
5 4 (0.73%) Uchiwa
6 3 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.55%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.37%) Grafana
7 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.37%) Packer
7 2 (0.37%) Plesk
7 2 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 85 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 74 (13.55%) Oracle
3 56 (10.26%) Cisco
4 53 (9.71%) CheckPoint
4 53 (9.71%) HP
5 50 (9.16%) VMware
6 39 (7.14%) Juniper
7 33 (6.04%) EMC
8 30 (5.49%) IBM
9 27 (4.95%) Fortinet
10 26 (4.76%) BMC
10 26 (4.76%) Citrix
10 26 (4.76%) NetApp
11 14 (2.56%) Sun
12 13 (2.38%) Brocade
12 13 (2.38%) F5
13 12 (2.20%) Google
14 10 (1.83%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.65%) MuleSoft
15 9 (1.65%) Zend
Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits and flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus extensive benefits (listed in job advert)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Flexible Working, Gym Membership,
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 43,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + pension +25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + holidays, pension, training
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 20%Bonus, Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, flexi working, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago