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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 54 37 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 285 364 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.72% 6.20% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 7.12% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 200 327 205
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
5244 5109 4475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.94% 87.05% 83.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4099 4157 3719
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,495
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Warwickshire +1 78 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Coventry +14 65 £37,500 -2.59% 3
Birmingham -32 61 £40,000 - 8
Staffordshire -15 24 £42,500 +4.93% 4
Herefordshire +6 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Worcestershire -19 11 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Solihull +9 9 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Shropshire -14 7 £46,000 +15.00% 3
Dudley -3 5 £23,500 -2.08%
Wolverhampton -2 1 £31,500 -25.88%
Walsall - 1 £30,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 309 (51.67%) Degree
2 304 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (42.81%) SQL
4 215 (35.95%) Java
5 211 (35.28%) C#
6 204 (34.11%) .NET
7 201 (33.61%) Scrum
8 188 (31.44%) JavaScript
9 178 (29.77%) Computer Science
10 162 (27.09%) HTML
11 152 (25.42%) MySQL
12 148 (24.75%) MVC
13 139 (23.24%) TDD
14 138 (23.08%) Unit Testing
15 132 (22.07%) CSS
16 131 (21.91%) Oracle
17 126 (21.07%) SQL Server
17 126 (21.07%) C++
18 125 (20.90%) ASP.NET
19 124 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
20 122 (20.40%) RESTful
21 114 (19.06%) Spring
22 110 (18.39%) SOA
23 107 (17.89%) PostgreSQL
24 103 (17.22%) Jenkins
25 101 (16.89%) Hibernate
26 98 (16.39%) Mathematics
27 97 (16.22%) JUnit
28 95 (15.89%) jQuery
29 94 (15.72%) OO

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 85 (14.21%) GlassFish
1 85 (14.21%) JBoss
2 75 (12.54%) WildFly
3 40 (6.69%) Apache Spark
4 26 (4.35%) Apache
5 12 (2.01%) Facebook Platform
6 8 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.00%) IIS
8 4 (0.67%) Drupal
8 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.33%) CMS
9 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.33%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.33%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 53 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.34%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.67%) MS Office
4 3 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.50%) Simulink
5 2 (0.33%) HipChat
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.17%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (8.03%) SaaS
3 44 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (5.02%) IaaS
5 28 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (4.68%) PaaS
6 10 (1.67%) GitHub
7 8 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.85%) HTTP
3 16 (2.68%) Internet
4 13 (2.17%) SAN
5 11 (1.84%) SNMP
6 10 (1.67%) Skype
7 9 (1.51%) Firewall
8 7 (1.17%) WAN
9 3 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (25.42%) MySQL
2 126 (21.07%) SQL Server
3 107 (17.89%) PostgreSQL
4 82 (13.71%) NoSQL
5 67 (11.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 67 (11.20%) MongoDB
6 41 (6.86%) Hadoop
7 40 (6.69%) Big Data
8 30 (5.02%) DB2
9 26 (4.35%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.01%) Redis
12 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.00%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.84%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 103 (17.22%) Jenkins
2 97 (16.22%) JUnit
3 85 (14.21%) Hudson
4 79 (13.21%) JBehave
5 66 (11.04%) Git (software)
6 58 (9.70%) Selenium
7 50 (8.36%) Cucumber
8 42 (7.02%) RSpec
9 34 (5.69%) Subversion
9 34 (5.69%) Visual Studio
10 33 (5.52%) WATIR
11 32 (5.35%) Grunt
12 31 (5.18%) gulp
13 23 (3.85%) Babel
13 23 (3.85%) webpack
14 13 (2.17%) Eclipse
14 13 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.84%) CANoe
15 11 (1.84%) Maven
15 11 (1.84%) VectorCAST
General
1 58 (9.70%) Retail
2 57 (9.53%) Finance
3 43 (7.19%) Billing
4 37 (6.19%) Publishing
5 29 (4.85%) Electronics
6 27 (4.52%) Games
7 22 (3.68%) Automotive
8 12 (2.01%) Back Office
9 11 (1.84%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.67%) Avionics
11 4 (0.67%) Marketing
11 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.50%) Military
12 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.17%) Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 293 (49.00%) Developer
2 213 (35.62%) Software Engineer
3 121 (20.23%) Java Developer
4 99 (16.56%) Senior Developer
5 75 (12.54%) .NET Developer
6 64 (10.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 58 (9.70%) C# Developer
8 54 (9.03%) Software Developer
9 49 (8.19%) C++ Software Engineer
10 48 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 47 (7.86%) Senior Software Engineer
12 45 (7.53%) Embedded Engineer
13 43 (7.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 43 (7.19%) Lead Developer
14 40 (6.69%) Graduate
15 35 (5.85%) C# Software Engineer
16 34 (5.69%) Junior
17 31 (5.18%) Lead Java Developer
18 29 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
18 29 (4.85%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (34.11%) .NET
2 162 (27.09%) HTML
3 132 (22.07%) CSS
4 125 (20.90%) ASP.NET
5 122 (20.40%) RESTful
6 114 (19.06%) Spring
7 101 (16.89%) Hibernate
8 95 (15.89%) jQuery
9 85 (14.21%) Java EE
9 85 (14.21%) JMS
10 83 (13.88%) JAX-RS
11 81 (13.55%) JPA
12 80 (13.38%) RESTEasy
13 76 (12.71%) HTML5
13 76 (12.71%) Web Services
13 76 (12.71%) XML
14 68 (11.37%) Node.js
15 67 (11.20%) HornetQ
16 58 (9.70%) AngularJS
17 45 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 178 (29.77%) Computer Science
2 98 (16.39%) Mathematics
3 71 (11.87%) Artificial Intelligence
4 64 (10.70%) Mobile App
5 48 (8.03%) Data Centre
5 48 (8.03%) User Experience
6 39 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (6.19%) CMDB
8 34 (5.69%) Smart Meter
9 26 (4.35%) Physics
10 22 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (3.51%) iPhone
12 18 (3.01%) Algorithms
13 13 (2.17%) Clustering
13 13 (2.17%) Fat Client
13 13 (2.17%) Thin Client
14 12 (2.01%) Online Gambling
15 11 (1.84%) Public Cloud
16 10 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (14.21%) Linux
2 60 (10.03%) Android
3 46 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 39 (6.52%) Windows
5 27 (4.52%) Unix
6 23 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (2.34%) Solaris
8 13 (2.17%) AIX
8 13 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.17%) SUSE
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.33%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.17%) MeeGo
10 1 (0.17%) Tizen
10 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (33.61%) Scrum
3 148 (24.75%) MVC
4 139 (23.24%) TDD
5 138 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 124 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
7 110 (18.39%) SOA
8 94 (15.72%) OO
9 92 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
10 82 (13.71%) Mentoring
11 80 (13.38%) Web Development
12 73 (12.21%) Functional Testing
13 60 (10.03%) DSDM
14 59 (9.87%) Line Management
15 58 (9.70%) Software Delivery
16 51 (8.53%) Continuous Improvement
17 48 (8.03%) Requirements Analysis
18 46 (7.69%) Service Delivery
19 45 (7.53%) Kanban
19 45 (7.53%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 256 (42.81%) SQL
2 215 (35.95%) Java
3 211 (35.28%) C#
4 188 (31.44%) JavaScript
5 126 (21.07%) C++
6 72 (12.04%) Python
7 62 (10.37%) C
8 60 (10.03%) Scala
9 51 (8.53%) Clojure
10 45 (7.53%) PHP
11 42 (7.02%) Ruby
12 40 (6.69%) VB.NET
13 26 (4.35%) Embedded C
14 24 (4.01%) Shell Script
15 23 (3.85%) ES6
16 18 (3.01%) T-SQL
17 16 (2.68%) Groovy
18 15 (2.51%) Embedded C++
18 15 (2.51%) Objective-C
18 15 (2.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 309 (51.67%) Degree
2 41 (6.86%) ISEB
3 24 (4.01%) PMI Certification
3 24 (4.01%) PMP
4 12 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.84%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.51%) CCNA
7 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.00%) MCSD
8 6 (1.00%) MCTS
9 4 (0.67%) MCAD
9 4 (0.67%) MCP
10 3 (0.50%) CCIE
10 3 (0.50%) CCNP
10 3 (0.50%) CCSP
10 3 (0.50%) CCVP
11 2 (0.33%) HND
11 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.01%) QA
2 6 (1.00%) TickIT
3 5 (0.84%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.84%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.67%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.67%) MISRA
5 3 (0.50%) GAMP
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.17%) DICOM
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) JTAG
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (7.53%) Docker
2 26 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 26 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 40 (6.69%) Puppet
2 26 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 13 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 13 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
3 13 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (2.17%) Unicenter
4 9 (1.51%) Graphite
4 9 (1.51%) Uchiwa
5 8 (1.34%) Packer
5 8 (1.34%) SCOrch
5 8 (1.34%) Terraform
5 8 (1.34%) vRealize
6 7 (1.17%) Grafana
7 2 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.17%) Consul
Vendors
1 131 (21.91%) Oracle
2 71 (11.87%) Microsoft
3 52 (8.70%) Facebook
4 40 (6.69%) Twitter
5 30 (5.02%) IBM
6 27 (4.52%) Cisco
7 26 (4.35%) VMware
8 24 (4.01%) CheckPoint
8 24 (4.01%) HP
8 24 (4.01%) Juniper
8 24 (4.01%) Zend
9 22 (3.68%) Sun
10 20 (3.34%) Adobe
11 19 (3.18%) EMC
12 17 (2.84%) BMC
12 17 (2.84%) Citrix
12 17 (2.84%) NetApp
13 13 (2.17%) CA
13 13 (2.17%) MuleSoft
13 13 (2.17%) Veritas
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
E.ON
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Training, Pension, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37088 - £52387 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Proto Labs Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum (Negotiable)
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago