The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging 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 Packaging over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 221 196 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,528
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.60%
Software Packaging
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1994 1872 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.67% 36.01% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1673 1658
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Packaging
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the West Midlands region.

Software Packaging Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Packaging
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 Packaging within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
Solihull - 5 £37,500 -
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Software Packaging 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 Packaging.

1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Change Control
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (36.36%) VB6
3 8 (36.36%) Ajax
3 8 (36.36%) Web Development
3 8 (36.36%) Application Packaging
3 8 (36.36%) jQuery
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) VB
3 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (36.36%) OOP
3 8 (36.36%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) Migration
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 6 (27.27%) Clustering
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Software Packaging 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 Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) IIS
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 6 (27.27%) Lync
1 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
2 6 (27.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
1 8 (36.36%) VB.NET Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Release Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Applications Packager
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Software Packager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
1 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
1 8 (36.36%) Ajax
1 8 (36.36%) Application Packaging
1 8 (36.36%) jQuery
1 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Change Control
2 8 (36.36%) OOP
2 8 (36.36%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Web Development
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
3 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) VB
2 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 8 (36.36%) VB6
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 6 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
1 6 (27.27%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) HP
1 6 (27.27%) Citrix
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Remedy