The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 84 44
Rank change year-on-year +17 -40  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 69 61 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.57% 2.56% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 2.93% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 44 103
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1724 2085 1740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.10% 87.61% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1523 1417
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 72 (44.44%) Degree
2 65 (40.12%) Computer Science
3 60 (37.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 54 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (27.16%) SQL
6 40 (24.69%) Data Centre
7 39 (24.07%) Java
7 39 (24.07%) JavaScript
8 38 (23.46%) ITIL
9 34 (20.99%) Cisco
9 34 (20.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (20.37%) HP
10 33 (20.37%) .NET
11 32 (19.75%) C#
12 31 (19.14%) Finance
13 30 (18.52%) HTML
13 30 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
14 29 (17.90%) Service Delivery
14 29 (17.90%) Microsoft
14 29 (17.90%) CheckPoint
15 28 (17.28%) MySQL
16 26 (16.05%) Automotive
17 24 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
18 23 (14.20%) CSS
19 22 (13.58%) C
19 22 (13.58%) MVC
19 22 (13.58%) Mentoring
20 21 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (12.96%) C++

Software Engineering
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 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.85%) Apache
2 3 (1.85%) WordPress
3 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) Simulink
2 1 (0.62%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (9.88%) PaaS
4 13 (8.02%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (8.02%) IaaS
5 7 (4.32%) SaaS
6 2 (1.23%) GitHub
6 2 (1.23%) Office 365
7 1 (0.62%) Asana
7 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.62%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.73%) Firewall
2 16 (9.88%) LAN
2 16 (9.88%) OSPF
2 16 (9.88%) WAN
3 9 (5.56%) HTTP
4 5 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.85%) VPN
6 2 (1.23%) Internet
6 2 (1.23%) NAS
6 2 (1.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.62%) RS-232
7 1 (0.62%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.28%) MySQL
3 21 (12.96%) DB2
4 9 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.94%) Big Data
6 7 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.56%) JUnit
2 7 (4.32%) Selenium
3 5 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.47%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.85%) JMeter
5 3 (1.85%) Maven
5 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.23%) JIRA
6 2 (1.23%) NUnit
6 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.23%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.62%) Mocha
7 1 (0.62%) Mockito
7 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.62%) MSTest
General
1 31 (19.14%) Finance
2 26 (16.05%) Automotive
3 20 (12.35%) Retail
4 13 (8.02%) Publishing
5 11 (6.79%) Electronics
6 4 (2.47%) Marketing
7 3 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.85%) Law
8 2 (1.23%) Games
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Banking
9 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (27.16%) Software Engineer
2 42 (25.93%) Developer
3 20 (12.35%) Architect
4 19 (11.73%) Java Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Network Engineer
5 16 (9.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.79%) Embedded Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.17%) Applications Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.56%) PHP Developer
9 9 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.32%) Agile Developer
11 7 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.37%) .NET
2 30 (18.52%) HTML
3 23 (14.20%) CSS
4 17 (10.49%) ASP.NET
5 16 (9.88%) jQuery
6 12 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.79%) Spring
7 11 (6.79%) Web Services
8 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (4.94%) XML
10 7 (4.32%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.32%) REST
11 6 (3.70%) .NET Framework
11 6 (3.70%) Ajax
11 6 (3.70%) Angular 2
11 6 (3.70%) HTML5
11 6 (3.70%) SOAP
12 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (3.09%) Laravel
13 4 (2.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (40.12%) Computer Science
2 40 (24.69%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.02%) CMDB
5 8 (4.94%) Fintech
6 7 (4.32%) CAN bus
6 7 (4.32%) User Experience
7 6 (3.70%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.47%) iPhone
8 4 (2.47%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.85%) Derivative
9 3 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.23%) Blog
10 2 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.23%) NHS
11 1 (0.62%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Linux
2 11 (6.79%) Windows
3 10 (6.17%) Unix
4 6 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.09%) Android
6 2 (1.23%) Solaris
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) Debian
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.46%) ITIL
3 34 (20.99%) Continuous Improvement
4 29 (17.90%) Service Delivery
5 24 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 22 (13.58%) Mentoring
6 22 (13.58%) MVC
7 20 (12.35%) Presales
7 20 (12.35%) SDLC
7 20 (12.35%) Test Automation
7 20 (12.35%) TOGAF
8 19 (11.73%) TDD
9 18 (11.11%) Service Management
10 17 (10.49%) Project Management
11 16 (9.88%) Network Management
12 14 (8.64%) Line Management
12 14 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (8.02%) Business Development
13 13 (8.02%) IT Governance
13 13 (8.02%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.16%) SQL
2 39 (24.07%) Java
2 39 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 32 (19.75%) C#
4 22 (13.58%) C
5 21 (12.96%) C++
6 14 (8.64%) Embedded C
7 13 (8.02%) PHP
8 9 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.94%) Embedded C++
10 7 (4.32%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.70%) VBScript
12 5 (3.09%) Korn
12 5 (3.09%) Perl
13 3 (1.85%) Python
13 3 (1.85%) XPath
14 1 (0.62%) Go
14 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 72 (44.44%) Degree
2 60 (37.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (11.73%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (10.49%) ISEB
5 14 (8.64%) GNVQ
5 14 (8.64%) HND
6 13 (8.02%) PMI Certification
6 13 (8.02%) PMP
7 6 (3.70%) MCP
7 6 (3.70%) MCSE
7 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.47%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.85%) CCNA
9 3 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.62%) AAT
10 1 (0.62%) CIMA
10 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) QA
2 4 (2.47%) MISRA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.62%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.62%) MISRA C
System Software
1 21 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.02%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.94%) Firmware
4 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.23%) Docker
5 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.62%) etcd
6 1 (0.62%) flannel
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) SCVMM
2 6 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.23%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.62%) Consul
4 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Puppet
4 1 (0.62%) Salt
4 1 (0.62%) Sysdig
4 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (20.99%) Cisco
2 33 (20.37%) HP
3 29 (17.90%) CheckPoint
3 29 (17.90%) Microsoft
4 21 (12.96%) VMware
5 19 (11.73%) Fortinet
6 16 (9.88%) IBM
6 16 (9.88%) Oracle
7 15 (9.26%) EMC
7 15 (9.26%) NetApp
8 13 (8.02%) BMC
8 13 (8.02%) Citrix
8 13 (8.02%) Juniper
9 8 (4.94%) Sybase
10 4 (2.47%) Zend
11 3 (1.85%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.23%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.23%) Brocade
12 2 (1.23%) Google
12 2 (1.23%) Renesas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Home working
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago