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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 54 41 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 272 338 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.47% 5.88% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 6.86% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 203 301 207
Median salary £40,000 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £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
5344 4929 4544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.74% 85.72% 83.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4142 4065 3813
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +17 86 £55,000 +69.23% 5
Birmingham -33 59 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Coventry +8 50 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Staffordshire -12 20 £45,000 - 5
Worcestershire -19 19 £35,000 - 6
Solihull +8 9 £33,000 +20.00% 1
Herefordshire +2 8 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Shropshire -15 8 £46,000 +18.70% 2
Dudley +5 2 £25,000 +4.16%
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,500 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 324 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (53.32%) Degree
3 278 (46.18%) SQL
4 239 (39.70%) Java
5 238 (39.53%) C#
6 229 (38.04%) .NET
7 204 (33.89%) Scrum
8 200 (33.22%) JavaScript
9 176 (29.24%) HTML
10 170 (28.24%) Computer Science
11 160 (26.58%) MySQL
12 157 (26.08%) MVC
13 156 (25.91%) Unit Testing
14 145 (24.09%) TDD
14 145 (24.09%) SQL Server
15 144 (23.92%) CSS
16 139 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
17 137 (22.76%) ASP.NET
18 130 (21.59%) RESTful
19 129 (21.43%) Spring
20 127 (21.10%) C++
21 126 (20.93%) Oracle
22 125 (20.76%) SOA
23 118 (19.60%) Hibernate
23 118 (19.60%) Mathematics
24 116 (19.27%) PostgreSQL
24 116 (19.27%) Jenkins
25 109 (18.11%) Dependency Injection
26 106 (17.61%) JUnit
26 106 (17.61%) Java EE

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
1 103 (17.11%) GlassFish
1 103 (17.11%) JBoss
2 84 (13.95%) WildFly
3 41 (6.81%) Apache Spark
4 28 (4.65%) Apache
5 13 (2.16%) Facebook Platform
6 6 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.66%) IIS
8 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.50%) WordPress
10 2 (0.33%) CMS
10 2 (0.33%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.17%) Drupal
11 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.49%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.50%) Simulink
5 2 (0.33%) HipChat
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.17%) Maximo
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.48%) SaaS
3 34 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (3.49%) IaaS
5 19 (3.16%) PaaS
6 18 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.49%) GitHub
8 6 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.50%) Office 365
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.99%) HTTP
2 18 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.82%) Internet
4 13 (2.16%) SAN
5 10 (1.66%) Skype
6 7 (1.16%) SNMP
7 3 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.33%) Firewall
8 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (26.58%) MySQL
2 145 (24.09%) SQL Server
3 116 (19.27%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (13.46%) NoSQL
5 60 (9.97%) MongoDB
6 59 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 45 (7.48%) Big Data
8 42 (6.98%) Hadoop
9 33 (5.48%) Relational Database
10 26 (4.32%) DB2
11 13 (2.16%) Redis
11 13 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.33%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.66%) HAWQ
15 4 (0.66%) Pentaho
16 3 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 116 (19.27%) Jenkins
2 106 (17.61%) JUnit
3 103 (17.11%) Hudson
4 85 (14.12%) JBehave
5 63 (10.47%) Cucumber
5 63 (10.47%) Selenium
6 60 (9.97%) Git (software)
7 58 (9.63%) RSpec
8 41 (6.81%) WATIR
9 38 (6.31%) Subversion
10 32 (5.32%) Visual Studio
11 29 (4.82%) Grunt
11 29 (4.82%) gulp
12 22 (3.65%) Babel
12 22 (3.65%) webpack
13 14 (2.33%) CANoe
13 14 (2.33%) Eclipse
13 14 (2.33%) TeamCity
14 13 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (2.16%) VectorCAST
General
1 60 (9.97%) Billing
2 44 (7.31%) Retail
3 42 (6.98%) Finance
4 29 (4.82%) Games
5 28 (4.65%) Publishing
6 21 (3.49%) Electronics
7 19 (3.16%) Automotive
8 9 (1.50%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.16%) Back Office
10 6 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.66%) Avionics
13 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.50%) Marketing
13 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.33%) Banking
14 2 (0.33%) Law
14 2 (0.33%) Military
15 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 307 (51.00%) Developer
2 203 (33.72%) Software Engineer
3 135 (22.43%) Java Developer
4 107 (17.77%) Senior Developer
5 87 (14.45%) .NET Developer
6 72 (11.96%) Senior Java Developer
7 63 (10.47%) C# Developer
8 54 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 53 (8.80%) Lead Developer
10 51 (8.47%) Software Developer
11 48 (7.97%) Junior
12 44 (7.31%) Agile Developer
12 44 (7.31%) C# Software Engineer
12 44 (7.31%) Graduate
12 44 (7.31%) Senior Software Engineer
13 42 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
14 41 (6.81%) Agile Java Developer
15 40 (6.64%) Lead Java Developer
16 34 (5.65%) Embedded Engineer
17 33 (5.48%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (38.04%) .NET
2 176 (29.24%) HTML
3 144 (23.92%) CSS
4 137 (22.76%) ASP.NET
5 130 (21.59%) RESTful
6 129 (21.43%) Spring
7 118 (19.60%) Hibernate
8 106 (17.61%) Java EE
9 103 (17.11%) JMS
10 101 (16.78%) JAX-RS
11 99 (16.45%) JPA
12 98 (16.28%) RESTEasy
13 90 (14.95%) XML
14 88 (14.62%) jQuery
15 83 (13.79%) HTML5
16 75 (12.46%) Web Services
17 67 (11.13%) HornetQ
18 62 (10.30%) AngularJS
19 56 (9.30%) Node.js
20 50 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 170 (28.24%) Computer Science
2 118 (19.60%) Mathematics
3 74 (12.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 65 (10.80%) Mobile App
5 46 (7.64%) User Experience
6 42 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (6.48%) Smart Meter
8 33 (5.48%) Data Centre
9 28 (4.65%) CMDB
10 23 (3.82%) Fat Client
10 23 (3.82%) Thin Client
11 21 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (3.16%) iPhone
13 17 (2.82%) Physics
14 14 (2.33%) Virtual Team
15 13 (2.16%) Algorithms
15 13 (2.16%) Clustering
15 13 (2.16%) Online Gambling
16 10 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
17 7 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 76 (12.62%) Linux
2 62 (10.30%) Android
3 51 (8.47%) Windows
4 49 (8.14%) Apple iOS
5 33 (5.48%) Unix
6 17 (2.82%) Solaris
7 14 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (2.16%) AIX
8 13 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.16%) SUSE
9 2 (0.33%) CentOS
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (33.89%) Scrum
3 157 (26.08%) MVC
4 156 (25.91%) Unit Testing
5 145 (24.09%) TDD
6 139 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (20.76%) SOA
8 109 (18.11%) Dependency Injection
9 101 (16.78%) Mentoring
10 99 (16.45%) OO
11 85 (14.12%) Web Development
12 71 (11.79%) DSDM
12 71 (11.79%) Functional Testing
13 66 (10.96%) Software Delivery
14 53 (8.80%) Coaching
15 47 (7.81%) Analytics
16 46 (7.64%) Open Source
17 45 (7.48%) Web Design
18 43 (7.14%) Line Management
19 42 (6.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 278 (46.18%) SQL
2 239 (39.70%) Java
3 238 (39.53%) C#
4 200 (33.22%) JavaScript
5 127 (21.10%) C++
6 66 (10.96%) Python
7 64 (10.63%) Scala
8 55 (9.14%) C
9 52 (8.64%) Clojure
10 51 (8.47%) VB.NET
11 50 (8.31%) Ruby
12 45 (7.48%) PHP
13 26 (4.32%) Groovy
14 25 (4.15%) Embedded C
14 25 (4.15%) Shell Script
15 22 (3.65%) ES6
16 18 (2.99%) T-SQL
16 18 (2.99%) XAML
17 17 (2.82%) Embedded C++
17 17 (2.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 321 (53.32%) Degree
2 30 (4.98%) ISEB
3 15 (2.49%) PMI Certification
3 15 (2.49%) PMP
4 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.16%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.00%) MCSD
6 6 (1.00%) MCTS
7 4 (0.66%) PhD
8 3 (0.50%) MCAD
8 3 (0.50%) MCP
9 2 (0.33%) CCNA
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.33%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.83%) QA
2 6 (1.00%) TickIT
3 5 (0.83%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.66%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.66%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.33%) GAMP
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.33%) MISRA
6 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (7.31%) Docker
2 17 (2.82%) Firmware
3 16 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (8.47%) Puppet
2 16 (2.66%) SCVMM
3 13 (2.16%) NetBackup
3 13 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (2.16%) Oracle ZFS
3 13 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (2.16%) Unicenter
4 7 (1.16%) Graphite
4 7 (1.16%) Uchiwa
5 6 (1.00%) Packer
5 6 (1.00%) Terraform
6 5 (0.83%) Grafana
7 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.33%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.33%) vRealize
9 1 (0.17%) Consul
9 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 126 (20.93%) Oracle
2 77 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 54 (8.97%) Facebook
4 41 (6.81%) Twitter
5 27 (4.49%) IBM
6 22 (3.65%) Zend
7 21 (3.49%) Adobe
8 19 (3.16%) Sun
9 16 (2.66%) VMware
10 15 (2.49%) CheckPoint
10 15 (2.49%) Cisco
10 15 (2.49%) EMC
10 15 (2.49%) HP
10 15 (2.49%) Juniper
11 13 (2.16%) BMC
11 13 (2.16%) CA
11 13 (2.16%) Citrix
11 13 (2.16%) MKS
11 13 (2.16%) NetApp
11 13 (2.16%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension + medical cover
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Maurice Nash
Salary: £55,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + shares, bonus, health insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, life insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum package inc £45K Base+Bonus+Medical+Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Worcester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 26 days ago