Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 73 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 151 177 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.92% 3.72% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 4.17% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 126 94 185
Birmingham median annual salary £48,500 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.50% +0.63% +11.89%
10th Percentile £29,313 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,375 £59,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,200 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.61% -3.75% +6.67%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3471 4242 3434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.20% 89.12% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2718 3094 2878
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 70 (46.36%) Degree
2 63 (41.72%) Computer Science
2 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (36.42%) Java
4 52 (34.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (31.13%) JavaScript
6 36 (23.84%) SQL
7 35 (23.18%) HTML
7 35 (23.18%) CSS
8 29 (19.21%) Spring
9 28 (18.54%) Scrum
9 28 (18.54%) MVC
9 28 (18.54%) XML
9 28 (18.54%) C#
10 27 (17.88%) OO
10 27 (17.88%) TDD
11 25 (16.56%) Mentoring
12 24 (15.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (15.89%) Finance
13 23 (15.23%) .NET
13 23 (15.23%) JUnit
13 23 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (14.57%) Data Centre
14 22 (14.57%) Web Services
14 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
15 21 (13.91%) MySQL
15 21 (13.91%) PHP
15 21 (13.91%) ITIL
15 21 (13.91%) Hibernate

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 10 (6.62%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.96%) JBoss
3 7 (4.64%) CMS
3 7 (4.64%) Drupal
4 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.32%) Confluence
4 2 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.66%) Liferay
5 1 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.66%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.96%) IaaS
3 9 (5.96%) PaaS
4 6 (3.97%) GitHub
5 4 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.99%) Force.com
7 1 (0.66%) Asana
7 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.66%) G Suite
7 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.92%) Firewall
2 13 (8.61%) LAN
2 13 (8.61%) WAN
3 12 (7.95%) OSPF
4 10 (6.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.66%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) Modbus
5 1 (0.66%) RS-485
5 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.91%) MySQL
3 17 (11.26%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.96%) DB2
5 8 (5.30%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.31%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.65%) Big Data
7 4 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Kudu
9 2 (1.32%) Cloudera CDH
9 2 (1.32%) HBase
9 2 (1.32%) Impala
9 2 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.32%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (15.23%) JUnit
2 16 (10.60%) Maven
3 14 (9.27%) JIRA
4 13 (8.61%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.95%) Git (software)
6 11 (7.28%) Subversion
7 9 (5.96%) Bitbucket
8 8 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (5.30%) TestNG
9 7 (4.64%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.97%) Gradle
11 5 (3.31%) NuGet
11 5 (3.31%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (3.31%) Selenium
12 4 (2.65%) Appium
12 4 (2.65%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.65%) JMeter
12 4 (2.65%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.99%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (15.89%) Finance
2 18 (11.92%) Automotive
3 10 (6.62%) Advertising
3 10 (6.62%) Electronics
4 9 (5.96%) Banking
4 9 (5.96%) Publishing
5 7 (4.64%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.99%) Marketing
9 2 (1.32%) Retail
10 1 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (47.68%) Developer
2 32 (21.19%) Java Developer
3 30 (19.87%) Software Engineer
4 22 (14.57%) Senior Developer
5 17 (11.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (10.60%) Architect
7 13 (8.61%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.95%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) C# Developer
9 11 (7.28%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (7.28%) Network Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.62%) Java Engineer
10 10 (6.62%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (5.96%) PHP Developer
12 8 (5.30%) .NET Developer
12 8 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.30%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.18%) CSS
1 35 (23.18%) HTML
2 29 (19.21%) Spring
3 28 (18.54%) XML
4 23 (15.23%) .NET
5 22 (14.57%) Web Services
6 21 (13.91%) Hibernate
7 18 (11.92%) jQuery
7 18 (11.92%) REST
8 17 (11.26%) Node.js
8 17 (11.26%) XSLT
9 16 (10.60%) RESTful
10 15 (9.93%) JPA
11 10 (6.62%) SOAP
12 9 (5.96%) Ajax
12 9 (5.96%) Apache Flex
12 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET
12 9 (5.96%) MyFaces
13 8 (5.30%) EJB
13 8 (5.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (41.72%) Computer Science
2 22 (14.57%) Data Centre
3 17 (11.26%) User Experience
4 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (5.96%) CMDB
7 8 (5.30%) CAN bus
8 6 (3.97%) Fintech
8 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.65%) Life Science
10 3 (1.99%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.99%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.32%) Derivative
11 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.32%) Robotics
11 2 (1.32%) SCADA
12 1 (0.66%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.62%) Linux
2 9 (5.96%) Windows
3 8 (5.30%) Unix
4 5 (3.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (1.99%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.54%) MVC
2 28 (18.54%) Scrum
3 27 (17.88%) OO
3 27 (17.88%) TDD
4 25 (16.56%) Mentoring
5 24 (15.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (13.91%) ITIL
7 20 (13.25%) Service Delivery
8 19 (12.58%) Presales
9 18 (11.92%) Microservices
9 18 (11.92%) Test Automation
10 17 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.60%) SDLC
12 15 (9.93%) BDD
13 13 (8.61%) OOD
14 12 (7.95%) Network Management
14 12 (7.95%) Open Source
15 11 (7.28%) CRM
15 11 (7.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.42%) Java
2 47 (31.13%) JavaScript
3 36 (23.84%) SQL
4 28 (18.54%) C#
5 21 (13.91%) PHP
6 20 (13.25%) C
6 20 (13.25%) XPath
7 13 (8.61%) Embedded C
8 12 (7.95%) C++
9 10 (6.62%) Python
10 8 (5.30%) Embedded C++
10 8 (5.30%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.97%) Korn
11 6 (3.97%) Perl
12 4 (2.65%) Ruby
13 3 (1.99%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.32%) Scala
15 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (46.36%) Degree
2 52 (34.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (10.60%) GNVQ
3 16 (10.60%) HND
4 12 (7.95%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (7.28%) ISEB
6 8 (5.30%) PMI Certification
6 8 (5.30%) PMP
7 6 (3.97%) CEH
7 6 (3.97%) CISSP
7 6 (3.97%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (3.97%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.66%) CCDP
9 1 (0.66%) CCIE
9 1 (0.66%) CCNP
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.66%) MCP
9 1 (0.66%) PhD
9 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) QA
2 9 (5.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.64%) ISO 13485
3 7 (4.64%) MISRA
4 6 (3.97%) GPG13
4 6 (3.97%) MISRA C
5 5 (3.31%) IEC 62304
5 5 (3.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.32%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.66%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.66%) SLA
7 1 (0.66%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (7.28%) Firmware
2 10 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.66%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 20 (13.25%) CheckPoint
1 20 (13.25%) Oracle
2 17 (11.26%) HP
3 14 (9.27%) Cisco
4 12 (7.95%) Fortinet
5 10 (6.62%) Citrix
5 10 (6.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.62%) VMware
6 9 (5.96%) EMC
6 9 (5.96%) NetApp
7 7 (4.64%) Sybase
8 4 (2.65%) BMC
9 3 (1.99%) BT
9 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.99%) Zend
10 2 (1.32%) IBM
10 2 (1.32%) Informatica
10 2 (1.32%) Juniper
10 2 (1.32%) Siemens
10 2 (1.32%) Talend