The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 129 96
Rank change year-on-year +13 -33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.03% 0.63% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.66% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 40
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1871 2285 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.01% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1693 1625
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Birmingham

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Birmingham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (95.65%) Software Engineering
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) C#
4 17 (36.96%) .NET
5 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (32.61%) C
7 14 (30.43%) C++
8 13 (28.26%) Java
9 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.74%) Automotive
9 10 (21.74%) TDD
10 9 (19.57%) Degree
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.39%) Embedded C
11 8 (17.39%) Linux
11 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
12 7 (15.22%) MVC
13 6 (13.04%) OO
13 6 (13.04%) HTML
13 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
13 6 (13.04%) Finance
13 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (13.04%) SDLC
14 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
14 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
14 5 (10.87%) Fintech
14 5 (10.87%) Scrum
14 5 (10.87%) Korn
14 5 (10.87%) QA
14 5 (10.87%) Perl

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Simulink
1 1 (2.17%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) RS-232
2 1 (2.17%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) DB2
1 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JUnit
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Maven
3 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) CANoe
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Mocha
4 1 (2.17%) Mockito
4 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (21.74%) Automotive
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Electronics
4 3 (6.52%) Law
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Games
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.04%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) CSS
4 5 (10.87%) Web Services
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.52%) JSP
6 3 (6.52%) Node.js
6 3 (6.52%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.35%) HTML5
7 2 (4.35%) J2EE
7 2 (4.35%) JDBC
7 2 (4.35%) JPA
7 2 (4.35%) REST
7 2 (4.35%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Fintech
1 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Blog
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Debian
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) TDD
4 7 (15.22%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) OO
5 6 (13.04%) SDLC
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) Cross-Platform Development
7 4 (8.70%) Open Source
7 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.70%) UML
8 3 (6.52%) BDD
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (4.35%) Microservices
9 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) C
4 14 (30.43%) C++
5 13 (28.26%) Java
6 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.39%) Embedded C
8 5 (10.87%) Korn
8 5 (10.87%) Perl
9 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
10 2 (4.35%) PHP
11 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 4 (8.70%) MISRA
3 2 (4.35%) ISO 26262
4 1 (2.17%) IEC 62304
4 1 (2.17%) ISO 13485
4 1 (2.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Sybase
3 3 (6.52%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.35%) Cognizant
4 2 (4.35%) Renesas
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Green Hills
5 1 (2.17%) QNX
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Zend
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