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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 44 53 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 91 95 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.05% 4.04% 6.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 4.63% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 65 69 90
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 1622 2053 1432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.96% 87.21% 82.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1575 1184
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,910
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Birmingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 83 (45.60%) Degree
2 67 (36.81%) Computer Science
3 56 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 54 (29.67%) ITIL
5 53 (29.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 51 (28.02%) SQL
7 49 (26.92%) Service Delivery
8 48 (26.37%) HP
8 48 (26.37%) CheckPoint
8 48 (26.37%) Cisco
9 42 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 41 (22.53%) Java
11 38 (20.88%) Finance
12 37 (20.33%) C#
13 36 (19.78%) MySQL
13 36 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 35 (19.23%) Mentoring
14 35 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 35 (19.23%) .NET
14 35 (19.23%) MS Excel
15 34 (18.68%) HTML
15 34 (18.68%) Root Cause Analysis
16 31 (17.03%) Retail
17 28 (15.38%) TOGAF
17 28 (15.38%) VMware
17 28 (15.38%) Fortinet
17 28 (15.38%) WAN
17 28 (15.38%) Firewall
17 28 (15.38%) Project Management

Software Engineering
Top Related 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 (5.49%) Apache
2 9 (4.95%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.85%) WordPress
4 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.55%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) JBoss
4 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.55%) Simulink
4 1 (0.55%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.74%) PaaS
3 23 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (12.09%) IaaS
5 21 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.38%) Firewall
1 28 (15.38%) WAN
2 27 (14.84%) LAN
2 27 (14.84%) OSPF
3 9 (4.95%) HTTP
4 7 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.10%) Internet
6 1 (0.55%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.55%) RS-232
6 1 (0.55%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.78%) MySQL
2 35 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 21 (11.54%) DB2
4 14 (7.69%) Big Data
5 9 (4.95%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.95%) JUnit
2 7 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.75%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.20%) Selenium
5 3 (1.65%) CANoe
5 3 (1.65%) JMeter
5 3 (1.65%) VectorCAST
6 2 (1.10%) Grunt
6 2 (1.10%) gulp
6 2 (1.10%) NUnit
6 2 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.10%) Subversion
6 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.55%) Ant
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.55%) JIRA
7 1 (0.55%) MSTest
7 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (20.88%) Finance
2 31 (17.03%) Retail
3 22 (12.09%) Automotive
4 21 (11.54%) Publishing
5 8 (4.40%) Electronics
6 7 (3.85%) Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Games
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (28.02%) Developer
2 44 (24.18%) Software Engineer
3 25 (13.74%) Architect
3 25 (13.74%) Java Developer
4 23 (12.64%) Network Engineer
4 23 (12.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.24%) Embedded Engineer
6 15 (8.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 12 (6.59%) PHP Developer
7 12 (6.59%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.95%) Consultant
8 9 (4.95%) Lead Software Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Analyst
10 7 (3.85%) MySQL Developer
10 7 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 7 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.23%) .NET
2 34 (18.68%) HTML
3 22 (12.09%) CSS
4 21 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 18 (9.89%) AngularJS
6 15 (8.24%) HTML5
7 12 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (6.04%) J2EE
8 11 (6.04%) jQuery
9 9 (4.95%) Web Services
10 7 (3.85%) REST
10 7 (3.85%) XML
11 6 (3.30%) SOAP
11 6 (3.30%) Spring
12 5 (2.75%) Angular 2
12 5 (2.75%) Node.js
12 5 (2.75%) XSLT
13 4 (2.20%) CSS3
14 3 (1.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (36.81%) Computer Science
2 56 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 21 (11.54%) CMDB
4 14 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.49%) Fintech
6 5 (2.75%) Blog
6 5 (2.75%) User Experience
7 4 (2.20%) iPhone
7 4 (2.20%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.65%) NHS
9 2 (1.10%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.14%) Windows
2 10 (5.49%) Linux
3 7 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 7 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.30%) Android
5 4 (2.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (1.65%) Unix
7 2 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Debian
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) SUSE
8 1 (0.55%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.67%) ITIL
3 53 (29.12%) Continuous Improvement
4 49 (26.92%) Service Delivery
5 35 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 34 (18.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 28 (15.38%) Project Management
7 28 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 27 (14.84%) Network Management
9 26 (14.29%) MVC
9 26 (14.29%) Service Management
10 24 (13.19%) TDD
11 23 (12.64%) Line Management
11 23 (12.64%) Presales
12 22 (12.09%) IT Strategy
12 22 (12.09%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (11.54%) Gantt Chart
13 21 (11.54%) ITIL V3
13 21 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
13 21 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.02%) SQL
2 42 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 41 (22.53%) Java
4 37 (20.33%) C#
5 24 (13.19%) C
6 17 (9.34%) PHP
7 15 (8.24%) C++
7 15 (8.24%) Embedded C
8 9 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.30%) VBScript
11 5 (2.75%) XPath
12 4 (2.20%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.55%) Python
14 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 83 (45.60%) Degree
2 27 (14.84%) ITIL Certification
3 26 (14.29%) ISEB
4 21 (11.54%) PMI Certification
4 21 (11.54%) PMP
5 7 (3.85%) MCP
5 7 (3.85%) MCSE
5 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.75%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.10%) GNVQ
7 2 (1.10%) HND
8 1 (0.55%) AAT
8 1 (0.55%) CCNA
8 1 (0.55%) CIMA
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.55%) PhD
8 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.09%) QA
2 7 (3.85%) MISRA
3 2 (1.10%) ISO26262
3 2 (1.10%) MISRA C
System Software
1 27 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (11.54%) SCVMM
2 7 (3.85%) SCCM
3 2 (1.10%) Plesk
4 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (26.37%) CheckPoint
1 48 (26.37%) Cisco
1 48 (26.37%) HP
2 28 (15.38%) Fortinet
2 28 (15.38%) VMware
3 25 (13.74%) Microsoft
4 21 (11.54%) Juniper
5 20 (10.99%) BMC
5 20 (10.99%) Citrix
5 20 (10.99%) EMC
5 20 (10.99%) IBM
5 20 (10.99%) NetApp
5 20 (10.99%) Oracle
6 5 (2.75%) Adobe
7 4 (2.20%) Zend
8 2 (1.10%) Freescale
8 2 (1.10%) Renesas
9 1 (0.55%) F5
9 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
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