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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Packaging
England / West Midlands
Rank - 216 215
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.058% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%

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
1701 1721 1718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.94% 32.93% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1503 1489 1580
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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