Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 60 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 43 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.27% 3.62% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 3.83% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63 99 75
Coventry median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00% +7.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 1255 1330 1387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 94.39% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1121 1149
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Scrum
3 19 (44.19%) HTML
3 19 (44.19%) Python
4 18 (41.86%) C++
5 17 (39.53%) Computer Science
6 15 (34.88%) Degree
6 15 (34.88%) HTML5
7 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
7 14 (32.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (30.23%) Java
9 12 (27.91%) MVC
9 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
9 12 (27.91%) Docker
9 12 (27.91%) Computer Vision
10 11 (25.58%) Microservices
10 11 (25.58%) RESTful
10 11 (25.58%) C
10 11 (25.58%) C#
10 11 (25.58%) SQL
11 10 (23.26%) Oracle
11 10 (23.26%) Linux
11 10 (23.26%) Google
11 10 (23.26%) JPA
11 10 (23.26%) Spring
11 10 (23.26%) REST
12 9 (20.93%) GitHub
12 9 (20.93%) Neural Network
12 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing

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 6 (13.95%) GlassFish
1 6 (13.95%) JBoss
1 6 (13.95%) Jetty
1 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Simulink
2 1 (2.33%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) GitHub
2 4 (9.30%) SaaS
3 3 (6.98%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) AMQP
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MySQL
1 9 (20.93%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.95%) Hudson
3 3 (6.98%) Babel
3 3 (6.98%) Grunt
3 3 (6.98%) gulp
3 3 (6.98%) webpack
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (16.28%) Automotive
2 6 (13.95%) Billing
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 15 (34.88%) HTML5
3 11 (25.58%) RESTful
4 10 (23.26%) JPA
4 10 (23.26%) REST
4 10 (23.26%) Spring
5 9 (20.93%) Polymer
5 9 (20.93%) Web Components
6 7 (16.28%) .NET
6 7 (16.28%) CSS
7 6 (13.95%) Java EE
7 6 (13.95%) JAX-RS
7 6 (13.95%) JMS
7 6 (13.95%) RESTEasy
7 6 (13.95%) Spring Boot
8 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.63%) Web Services
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.93%) Algorithms
2 9 (20.93%) Video\Live Streaming
3 6 (13.95%) Smart Meter
4 3 (6.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Scrum
3 12 (27.91%) Computer Vision
3 12 (27.91%) MVC
4 11 (25.58%) Microservices
5 9 (20.93%) Front End Development
5 9 (20.93%) Multithreading
5 9 (20.93%) Neural Network
5 9 (20.93%) Open Source
5 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Coaching
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) Data Transformation
6 6 (13.95%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (13.95%) ETL
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Python
2 18 (41.86%) C++
3 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) C
5 11 (25.58%) C#
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Clojure
6 6 (13.95%) Scala
7 5 (11.63%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.98%) ES6
8 3 (6.98%) F#
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 14 (32.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) MISRA
2 2 (4.65%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 26262
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Marathon
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Google
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Pegasus