The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £41,545 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / Coventry
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.93% 1.67% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 1.73% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 21
Median salary £41,545 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.24% +6.25%  
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 Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 561 751 697
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.72% 96.65% 94.19%
Number of salaries quoted 483 600 587
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Coventry over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Coventry region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (63.33%) Scrum
5 17 (56.67%) Microservices
6 15 (50.00%) SOA
6 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
7 14 (46.67%) C++
8 13 (43.33%) SQL
8 13 (43.33%) Linux
8 13 (43.33%) TDD
8 13 (43.33%) User Stories
9 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (40.00%) Docker
10 11 (36.67%) C#
11 10 (33.33%) Java
11 10 (33.33%) CRM
11 10 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (33.33%) Back Office
11 10 (33.33%) RESTful
11 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
11 10 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
11 10 (33.33%) Machine Learning
11 10 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
11 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 10 (33.33%) User Experience
12 9 (30.00%) JavaScript

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (23.33%) Data Mining
3 7 (23.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (16.67%) GoCD
3 5 (16.67%) Hudson
3 5 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 5 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (33.33%) Back Office
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Automotive
4 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
1 10 (33.33%) RESTful
2 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) J2EE
3 7 (23.33%) Django
3 7 (23.33%) Flask
3 7 (23.33%) Node.js
3 7 (23.33%) React
4 5 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.67%) Yocto
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.33%) EJB
7 1 (3.33%) JMS
7 1 (3.33%) REST
7 1 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (63.33%) Scrum
4 17 (56.67%) Microservices
5 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (50.00%) SOA
6 13 (43.33%) TDD
6 13 (43.33%) User Stories
7 10 (33.33%) CRM
7 10 (33.33%) Machine Learning
7 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Speech Recognition
9 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (16.67%) DevOps
9 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.67%) Low Latency
10 3 (10.00%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Python
2 14 (46.67%) C++
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) C#
5 10 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) C
7 5 (16.67%) Go
7 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
9 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
9 2 (6.67%) Perl
9 2 (6.67%) PHP
10 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
10 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) IEC 61508
1 2 (6.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Ansible
1 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
1 5 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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