Software Engineer Jobs in the Midlands

Software Engineer
England > Midlands

The median Software Engineer salary in the Midlands is £52,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 38 84 88
Rank change year-on-year +46 +4 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 577 347 394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.61% 3.87% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 4.31% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 418 153 166
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,150 £35,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,250 £40,612
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,375 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +13.04%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 11,840 8,051 10,533
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 89.70% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,731 4,582 7,031
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £27,565
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £60,500 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in the Midlands

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in the Midlands

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in the Midlands

Software Engineer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands +48 311 £55,000 -4.35% 58
East Midlands +20 266 £52,500 +10.53% 54
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2024, Software Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 561 (97.23%) Software Engineering
2 139 (24.09%) C#
3 114 (19.76%) Agile
4 110 (19.06%) Azure
5 107 (18.54%) .NET
6 103 (17.85%) AWS
7 96 (16.64%) Python
8 91 (15.77%) C
9 88 (15.25%) C++
10 86 (14.90%) DevOps
11 84 (14.56%) JavaScript
12 76 (13.17%) React
13 63 (10.92%) Java
13 63 (10.92%) Degree
14 62 (10.75%) SQL
15 59 (10.23%) TypeScript
16 58 (10.05%) Linux
17 55 (9.53%) Security Cleared
17 55 (9.53%) Mentoring
18 53 (9.19%) Automotive
19 49 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
20 48 (8.32%) Electronics
21 47 (8.15%) Manufacturing
21 47 (8.15%) .NET Core
22 43 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
23 41 (7.11%) RESTful
23 41 (7.11%) Docker
24 40 (6.93%) AngularJS
24 40 (6.93%) SC Cleared
25 37 (6.41%) Computer Science

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (4.85%) ArcGIS
1 28 (4.85%) GeoServer
2 10 (1.73%) Confluence
3 4 (0.69%) NServiceBus
4 3 (0.52%) WinCC
5 2 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Simulink
2 4 (0.69%) CANalyzer
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.17%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.17%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 110 (19.06%) Azure
2 103 (17.85%) AWS
3 31 (5.37%) Azure DevOps
4 26 (4.51%) GCP
5 19 (3.29%) Serverless
6 15 (2.60%) SaaS
7 12 (2.08%) GitHub
8 8 (1.39%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.39%) PowerApps
9 7 (1.21%) Azure API Management
9 7 (1.21%) Azure Event Grid
9 7 (1.21%) Azure Functions
9 7 (1.21%) Azure Service Bus
10 5 (0.87%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.52%) AWS IoT
12 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.52%) GitHub Actions
12 3 (0.52%) PaaS
12 3 (0.52%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.08%) Wireless
3 11 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (1.73%) Bluetooth
4 10 (1.73%) RS-232
4 10 (1.73%) RS-485
4 10 (1.73%) ZigBee
5 8 (1.39%) Modbus
6 5 (0.87%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.87%) VoIP
7 3 (0.52%) HTTP
7 3 (0.52%) Internet
7 3 (0.52%) MQTT
8 1 (0.17%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (5.72%) MySQL
3 28 (4.85%) GIS
3 28 (4.85%) QGIS
4 23 (3.99%) SQL Server
5 11 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.73%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.21%) DynamoDB
8 7 (1.21%) SQLite
9 6 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.04%) Redis
10 3 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.52%) Power BI
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.35%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.35%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.35%) Looker
11 2 (0.35%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 36 (6.24%) Git
2 34 (5.89%) JIRA
3 12 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.73%) GitLab
5 6 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.04%) Xcode
6 5 (0.87%) CANoe
7 4 (0.69%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.52%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (0.52%) Postman
8 3 (0.52%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.52%) Subversion
8 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.35%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.17%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.17%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (9.19%) Automotive
2 48 (8.32%) Electronics
3 47 (8.15%) Manufacturing
4 35 (6.07%) Social Skills
5 17 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.95%) Finance
6 12 (2.08%) Public Sector
7 10 (1.73%) Retail
8 9 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.39%) Military
9 8 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.21%) Marketing
10 7 (1.21%) Publishing
11 5 (0.87%) Social Housing
12 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.69%) Agriculture
12 4 (0.69%) Aviation
12 4 (0.69%) Games
12 4 (0.69%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (18.54%) .NET
2 76 (13.17%) React
3 47 (8.15%) .NET Core
4 41 (7.11%) RESTful
5 40 (6.93%) AngularJS
6 33 (5.72%) CSS
7 31 (5.37%) Web Services
8 30 (5.20%) .NET Framework
8 30 (5.20%) ASP.NET
9 28 (4.85%) Leaflet
9 28 (4.85%) OpenLayers
9 28 (4.85%) PostGIS
10 20 (3.47%) Node.js
11 19 (3.29%) LAMP
12 17 (2.95%) HTML
13 16 (2.77%) Blazor
13 16 (2.77%) WPF
14 15 (2.60%) Laravel
15 13 (2.25%) ASP.NET Core
15 13 (2.25%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.64%) SCADA
2 20 (3.47%) IoT
2 20 (3.47%) Operational Technology
3 13 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 11 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.56%) Device Driver
7 7 (1.21%) Infotainment
7 7 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.04%) ARM Cortex
8 6 (1.04%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.04%) Smart Home
8 6 (1.04%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.87%) Housing Association
9 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.87%) Product Ownership
9 5 (0.87%) Virtual Reality
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.05%) Linux
2 23 (3.99%) Windows
3 19 (3.29%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.43%) Unix
5 11 (1.91%) Android
6 10 (1.73%) FreeRTOS
7 8 (1.39%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.87%) Debian
8 5 (0.87%) ThreadX
9 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (97.23%) Software Engineering
2 114 (19.76%) Agile
3 86 (14.90%) DevOps
4 55 (9.53%) Mentoring
5 49 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (6.41%) Actionable Insight
6 37 (6.41%) Computer Science
7 36 (6.24%) Microservices
8 34 (5.89%) MVC
9 33 (5.72%) Web Development
10 28 (4.85%) Test Automation
11 27 (4.68%) Full Stack Development
11 27 (4.68%) OOP
12 24 (4.16%) SDLC
12 24 (4.16%) TDD
13 20 (3.47%) Mathematics
14 19 (3.29%) CI/CD
14 19 (3.29%) Scrum
14 19 (3.29%) Software Testing
14 19 (3.29%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 139 (24.09%) C#
2 96 (16.64%) Python
3 91 (15.77%) C
4 88 (15.25%) C++
5 84 (14.56%) JavaScript
6 63 (10.92%) Java
7 62 (10.75%) SQL
8 59 (10.23%) TypeScript
9 37 (6.41%) Embedded C
10 21 (3.64%) PHP
11 20 (3.47%) Embedded C++
12 19 (3.29%) MATLAB
13 17 (2.95%) Go
14 9 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.56%) VB
15 8 (1.39%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.21%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.21%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.21%) XAML
17 3 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 63 (10.92%) Degree
2 55 (9.53%) Security Cleared
3 40 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.04%) HNC
7 5 (0.87%) Azure Certification
7 5 (0.87%) PhD
8 4 (0.69%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.12%) QA
2 16 (2.77%) MISRA
3 8 (1.39%) ISO 26262
4 7 (1.21%) AUTOSAR
5 4 (0.69%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.35%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.17%) Automotive SPICE
7 1 (0.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 41 (7.11%) Docker
2 36 (6.24%) Firmware
3 19 (3.29%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.21%) Terraform
3 4 (0.69%) Ansible
4 2 (0.35%) MIIS
5 1 (0.17%) Functional Safety
Vendors
1 28 (4.85%) ESRI
2 20 (3.47%) Siemens
3 13 (2.25%) Google
4 12 (2.08%) DevExpress
5 11 (1.91%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.39%) Rockwell
7 6 (1.04%) Microsoft
8 5 (0.87%) SAP
9 3 (0.52%) IBM
9 3 (0.52%) InterSystems
9 3 (0.52%) OpenAI
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle
9 3 (0.52%) QNX
10 2 (0.35%) Allen-Bradley
11 1 (0.17%) MathWorks
11 1 (0.17%) VeriFone