Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 36 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 94 85 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 7.52% 6.09% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 6.85% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 75 130 138
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,107 1,241 1,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.56% 88.96% 86.87%
Number of salaries quoted 908 1,052 1,087
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,450
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Coventry

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Coventry

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 41 (43.62%) Scrum
4 37 (39.36%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (39.36%) Docker
5 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
6 35 (37.23%) Java
7 34 (36.17%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (36.17%) Microservices
7 34 (36.17%) NoSQL
8 31 (32.98%) RESTful
8 31 (32.98%) TDD
9 30 (31.91%) Linux
10 29 (30.85%) C#
10 29 (30.85%) Marathon
11 28 (29.79%) Degree
12 27 (28.72%) BDD
12 27 (28.72%) Retail
13 26 (27.66%) Node.js
13 26 (27.66%) Mentoring
14 25 (26.60%) Spring
14 25 (26.60%) Hibernate
15 24 (25.53%) SQL
15 24 (25.53%) Scala
16 23 (24.47%) Continuous Delivery
17 22 (23.40%) JBehave
17 22 (23.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (23.40%) Oracle
17 22 (23.40%) Configuration Management
18 21 (22.34%) Automotive

Software Engineering
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 5 (5.32%) Apache Spark
1 5 (5.32%) JBoss
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (5.32%) WildFly
2 4 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Apache
3 2 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Simulink
2 5 (5.32%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.45%) PaaS
3 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.32%) IaaS
4 5 (5.32%) SaaS
5 4 (4.26%) Office 365
5 4 (4.26%) Serverless
6 2 (2.13%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) SSH
2 1 (1.06%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.06%) RS-232
2 1 (1.06%) SMS
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.17%) NoSQL
1 34 (36.17%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (23.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (18.09%) Relational Database
4 14 (14.89%) MongoDB
5 10 (10.64%) MySQL
6 9 (9.57%) Data Mining
7 5 (5.32%) Big Data
7 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (38.30%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.40%) JBehave
3 20 (21.28%) JUnit
4 14 (14.89%) Cucumber
5 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.32%) Mockito
7 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.19%) Maven
9 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.06%) LabVIEW
10 1 (1.06%) Selenium
10 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (28.72%) Retail
2 21 (22.34%) Automotive
3 15 (15.96%) Electronics
4 14 (14.89%) Back Office
5 7 (7.45%) Aerospace
6 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
6 6 (6.38%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Law
7 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (47.87%) Software Engineer
2 31 (32.98%) Developer
3 16 (17.02%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) C# Software Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Java Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Python Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Graduate
8 8 (8.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Lead Developer
9 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
10 6 (6.38%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Principal Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.98%) RESTful
2 26 (27.66%) Node.js
3 25 (26.60%) Hibernate
3 25 (26.60%) Spring
4 17 (18.09%) ActiveMQ
4 17 (18.09%) HornetQ
4 17 (18.09%) JMS
4 17 (18.09%) Kafka
5 12 (12.77%) .NET
6 10 (10.64%) CSS
7 9 (9.57%) Django
7 9 (9.57%) Flask
7 9 (9.57%) Java EE
7 9 (9.57%) Natural Language Processing
7 9 (9.57%) React
8 8 (8.51%) HTML
9 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
10 5 (5.32%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.32%) OAuth
10 5 (5.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
2 17 (18.09%) Smart Meter
3 11 (11.70%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (11.70%) User Experience
4 9 (9.57%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (8.51%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (7.45%) Algorithms
6 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.13%) NHS
7 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) Android
3 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.13%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Windows
5 1 (1.06%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.62%) Scrum
3 37 (39.36%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (36.17%) Microservices
5 31 (32.98%) TDD
6 27 (28.72%) BDD
7 26 (27.66%) Mentoring
8 23 (24.47%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (23.40%) Configuration Management
10 20 (21.28%) Test Automation
11 18 (19.15%) CRM
12 17 (18.09%) Dependency Injection
13 15 (15.96%) Coaching
14 14 (14.89%) SOA
14 14 (14.89%) Unit Testing
15 12 (12.77%) Analytics
15 12 (12.77%) OO
16 11 (11.70%) CAD
16 11 (11.70%) OOP
16 11 (11.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
2 35 (37.23%) Java
3 29 (30.85%) C#
4 24 (25.53%) Scala
4 24 (25.53%) SQL
5 20 (21.28%) Ruby
5 20 (21.28%) Shell Script
6 18 (19.15%) Python
7 17 (18.09%) Groovy
7 17 (18.09%) Java 8
8 13 (13.83%) C++
9 6 (6.38%) C
9 6 (6.38%) Perl
10 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
10 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.19%) PHP
12 2 (2.13%) XAML
13 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (29.79%) Degree
2 14 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.19%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) MISRA
2 4 (4.26%) ISO 26262
3 3 (3.19%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 37 (39.36%) Docker
2 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (30.85%) Marathon
2 18 (19.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Capita
4 2 (2.13%) EMC
4 2 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (1.06%) Xamarin