Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 37 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 57 72 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.18% 5.23% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 5.71% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42 115 181
Coventry median annual salary £47,500 £31,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.79% -12.50% +2.86%
10th Percentile £32,850 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,125 £55,000 £44,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -3.85%

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 975 1,261 1,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.56% 91.58% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1,049 1,102
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,550 £25,700 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (57.89%) Java
3 26 (45.61%) Linux
4 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 19 (33.33%) Scrum
6 18 (31.58%) Spring
6 18 (31.58%) Docker
6 18 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (29.82%) BDD
8 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (26.32%) Microservices
9 14 (24.56%) SQL
9 14 (24.56%) TDD
9 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
9 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
10 13 (22.81%) Ruby
10 13 (22.81%) Degree
10 13 (22.81%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (22.81%) JUnit
10 13 (22.81%) HTML
10 13 (22.81%) CSS
11 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
11 12 (21.05%) Hibernate
11 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
12 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
12 11 (19.30%) Scala
12 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
12 11 (19.30%) Retail
12 11 (19.30%) Python
12 11 (19.30%) C#

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.77%) SaaS
4 4 (7.02%) PaaS
5 2 (3.51%) GitHub
5 2 (3.51%) IaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.75%) Datadog
6 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.75%) Route 53
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Broadband
2 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) ADSL
3 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) RS-232
3 1 (1.75%) SMTP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VDSL
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
3 1 (1.75%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
2 13 (22.81%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
4 10 (17.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) Redis
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
7 1 (1.75%) HBase
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.81%) JUnit
3 9 (15.79%) JBehave
4 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.53%) Maven
6 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.51%) Ant
7 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.51%) LabVIEW
7 2 (3.51%) Selenium
7 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.75%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.75%) Concordion
8 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.75%) Mockito
8 1 (1.75%) Subversion
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (19.30%) Retail
2 10 (17.54%) Automotive
3 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.51%) Military
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Software Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Java Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Junior
6 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Lead Software Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) Spring
2 13 (22.81%) CSS
2 13 (22.81%) HTML
3 12 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 9 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (15.79%) HornetQ
4 9 (15.79%) JMS
4 9 (15.79%) Kafka
4 9 (15.79%) Node.js
4 9 (15.79%) RESTful
5 8 (14.04%) Java EE
6 7 (12.28%) .NET
7 6 (10.53%) React
8 4 (7.02%) REST
8 4 (7.02%) Web Services
9 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.26%) Apache Camel
9 3 (5.26%) jQuery
9 3 (5.26%) WinForms
9 3 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.79%) Smart Meter
3 4 (7.02%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) NHS
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) Scrum
3 18 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (29.82%) BDD
5 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (26.32%) Microservices
6 14 (24.56%) TDD
7 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
8 10 (17.54%) Open Source
8 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (12.28%) Kanban
10 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.77%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
12 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
12 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) Java
2 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.56%) SQL
4 13 (22.81%) Ruby
5 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
6 11 (19.30%) C#
6 11 (19.30%) Python
6 11 (19.30%) Scala
7 9 (15.79%) C
7 9 (15.79%) Groovy
7 9 (15.79%) Java 8
8 6 (10.53%) C++
8 6 (10.53%) Perl
9 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.51%) XAML
11 1 (1.75%) Go
11 1 (1.75%) PHP
11 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (12.28%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.75%) HNC
4 1 (1.75%) HND
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.75%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Marathon
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) EMC
4 1 (1.75%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) New Relic
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin