Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 35 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 79 78 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 6.01% 6.14% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 6.93% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 123 103
Coventry median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £60,200 £50,000 £47,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 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 1,179 1,125 1,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.73% 88.51% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 921 902 969
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 55 (69.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.77%) Scrum
3 27 (34.18%) Jenkins
4 25 (31.65%) Degree
4 25 (31.65%) Computer Science
5 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
6 23 (29.11%) Docker
7 22 (27.85%) Retail
8 21 (26.58%) Unit Testing
9 20 (25.32%) Mentoring
9 20 (25.32%) Python
10 19 (24.05%) Linux
10 19 (24.05%) HTML
10 19 (24.05%) SQL
11 18 (22.78%) C++
11 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (22.78%) User Experience
11 18 (22.78%) Microservices
11 18 (22.78%) RESTful
12 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
13 16 (20.25%) MVC
14 15 (18.99%) SOA
14 15 (18.99%) Java
15 14 (17.72%) C#
15 14 (17.72%) HTML5
15 14 (17.72%) MongoDB
16 13 (16.46%) NoSQL
16 13 (16.46%) REST
16 13 (16.46%) Oracle

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 6 (7.59%) GlassFish
1 6 (7.59%) JBoss
1 6 (7.59%) Jetty
1 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Simulink
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) GitHub
2 4 (5.06%) npm
3 3 (3.80%) IaaS
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) PaaS
3 3 (3.80%) Serverless
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Force.com
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) AMQP
1 6 (7.59%) SMS
2 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.27%) FlexRay
2 1 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (17.72%) MongoDB
3 13 (16.46%) NoSQL
4 12 (15.19%) MySQL
5 7 (8.86%) Data Mining
6 6 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.27%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.59%) Axure RP
4 6 (7.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (7.59%) Hudson
5 4 (5.06%) Babel
5 4 (5.06%) Grunt
5 4 (5.06%) gulp
5 4 (5.06%) Subversion
5 4 (5.06%) webpack
6 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.27%) GoCD
8 1 (1.27%) JIRA
8 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (27.85%) Retail
2 11 (13.92%) Electronics
3 9 (11.39%) Automotive
4 7 (8.86%) Back Office
5 6 (7.59%) Billing
6 5 (6.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.27%) Avionics
7 1 (1.27%) Finance
7 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Software Engineer
2 17 (21.52%) Python Software Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Developer
4 13 (16.46%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Architect
8 7 (8.86%) Principal Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Principal Software Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Designer
9 6 (7.59%) Lead Architect
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Designer
9 6 (7.59%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
11 4 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Embedded Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) HTML
2 18 (22.78%) RESTful
3 14 (17.72%) HTML5
4 13 (16.46%) REST
5 12 (15.19%) JPA
5 12 (15.19%) Spring
6 11 (13.92%) CSS
6 11 (13.92%) Node.js
6 11 (13.92%) React
7 10 (12.66%) .NET
8 9 (11.39%) Polymer
8 9 (11.39%) Web Components
9 8 (10.13%) Django
10 7 (8.86%) Flask
10 7 (8.86%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (8.86%) SOAP
11 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.59%) JMS
11 6 (7.59%) Spring Boot
11 6 (7.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) Computer Science
2 18 (22.78%) User Experience
3 9 (11.39%) Algorithms
3 9 (11.39%) Video\Live Streaming
4 7 (8.86%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (7.59%) Smart Meter
6 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
6 5 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (69.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.77%) Scrum
3 21 (26.58%) Unit Testing
4 20 (25.32%) Mentoring
5 18 (22.78%) Microservices
6 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (20.25%) MVC
7 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
8 15 (18.99%) SOA
9 13 (16.46%) TDD
10 12 (15.19%) Coaching
11 11 (13.92%) DevOps
11 11 (13.92%) Multithreading
12 10 (12.66%) Analytics
12 10 (12.66%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (12.66%) Computer Vision
12 10 (12.66%) CRM
12 10 (12.66%) Front End Development
13 9 (11.39%) Neural Network
13 9 (11.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.32%) Python
3 19 (24.05%) SQL
4 18 (22.78%) C++
5 15 (18.99%) Java
6 14 (17.72%) C#
7 12 (15.19%) C
8 6 (7.59%) Clojure
8 6 (7.59%) Scala
9 5 (6.33%) MATLAB
10 4 (5.06%) ES6
11 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.53%) Perl
13 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.27%) F#
13 1 (1.27%) PHP
13 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (31.65%) Degree
2 12 (15.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) COBIT
1 6 (7.59%) PMO
2 5 (6.33%) MISRA
3 4 (5.06%) ISO 26262
4 3 (3.80%) IEC 62304
4 3 (3.80%) QA
5 2 (2.53%) MISRA C
6 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) Docker
2 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Marathon
2 6 (7.59%) Ansible
2 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle
2 11 (13.92%) Google
3 6 (7.59%) Adobe
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) Capita
5 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.27%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Software AG
5 1 (1.27%) webMethods