Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 31 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 406 684 998
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.50% 6.48% 8.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.20% 7.03% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 381 623 730
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,175
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.80%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,950 9,724 11,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.40% 92.06% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,898 8,137 8,323
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,559 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.81% +3.92% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the Midlands

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands 0 232 £52,500 +8.25% 79
East Midlands +15 173 £50,000 +5.26% 60
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 222 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (38.92%) C#
3 154 (37.93%) .NET
4 143 (35.22%) JavaScript
5 123 (30.30%) Azure
6 95 (23.40%) AWS
7 92 (22.66%) Microservices
8 87 (21.43%) SQL
9 82 (20.20%) .NET Core
10 78 (19.21%) Java
11 77 (18.97%) Python
11 77 (18.97%) DevOps
12 71 (17.49%) C
13 70 (17.24%) AngularJS
14 68 (16.75%) Finance
15 65 (16.01%) C++
16 63 (15.52%) Degree
16 63 (15.52%) Microsoft
17 62 (15.27%) TDD
18 60 (14.78%) Linux
19 54 (13.30%) MVC
19 54 (13.30%) Scrum
20 53 (13.05%) SC Cleared
20 53 (13.05%) Security Cleared
21 52 (12.81%) SQL Server
21 52 (12.81%) ASP.NET
22 51 (12.56%) Docker
23 48 (11.82%) QA
23 48 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
24 45 (11.08%) CSS

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 31 (7.64%) Confluence
2 7 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.72%) GlassFish
2 7 (1.72%) JBoss
2 7 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.23%) CMS
4 3 (0.74%) IIS
5 2 (0.49%) Apache
5 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) nginx
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.49%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 123 (30.30%) Azure
2 95 (23.40%) AWS
3 20 (4.93%) GitHub
4 18 (4.43%) GCP
5 14 (3.45%) SaaS
6 11 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.72%) Serverless
9 5 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.99%) PaaS
11 3 (0.74%) npm
12 2 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.49%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.25%) Heroku
13 1 (0.25%) Mailgun
13 1 (0.25%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.94%) Ethernet
2 7 (1.72%) RS-232
2 7 (1.72%) RS-485
3 6 (1.48%) Broadband
4 4 (0.99%) Skype
5 3 (0.74%) FlexRay
5 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.49%) Modbus
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.39%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.46%) Big Data
5 10 (2.46%) MySQL
6 9 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.72%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.99%) Redis
12 3 (0.74%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.74%) Bigtable
12 3 (0.74%) Cloud Spanner
13 2 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 44 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.62%) JIRA
3 30 (7.39%) Jenkins
4 26 (6.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (5.91%) Visual Studio
6 18 (4.43%) Bitbucket
7 16 (3.94%) GitLab
7 16 (3.94%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.46%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.22%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.97%) Selenium
10 8 (1.97%) Visual Studio Code
11 7 (1.72%) Apache Archiva
11 7 (1.72%) JUnit
11 7 (1.72%) Mockito
11 7 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.48%) Vagrant
General
1 68 (16.75%) Finance
2 32 (7.88%) Law
3 27 (6.65%) Electronics
4 19 (4.68%) Automotive
4 19 (4.68%) Public Sector
5 16 (3.94%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.96%) Retail
7 7 (1.72%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.72%) Marketing
8 5 (1.23%) Police
9 4 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 185 (45.57%) Software Engineer
2 128 (31.53%) Developer
3 69 (17.00%) C# Developer
4 64 (15.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 45 (11.08%) Embedded Engineer
6 43 (10.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 42 (10.34%) .NET Developer
8 35 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (8.37%) Software Developer
10 29 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
11 27 (6.65%) Senior Developer
12 26 (6.40%) C++ Software Engineer
13 22 (5.42%) C Software Engineer
14 20 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
14 20 (4.93%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 18 (4.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 17 (4.19%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
17 15 (3.69%) .NET Software Engineer
17 15 (3.69%) Linux Engineer
17 15 (3.69%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (37.93%) .NET
2 82 (20.20%) .NET Core
3 70 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 52 (12.81%) ASP.NET
5 45 (11.08%) CSS
6 44 (10.84%) Node.js
7 43 (10.59%) HTML
8 42 (10.34%) React
9 30 (7.39%) Vue.js
10 29 (7.14%) JSON
11 28 (6.90%) .NET Framework
12 26 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (6.16%) Spring
14 24 (5.91%) jQuery
15 23 (5.67%) REST
16 20 (4.93%) Entity Framework
17 18 (4.43%) RESTful
17 18 (4.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (3.45%) Web Services
19 13 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (8.13%) User Experience
3 20 (4.93%) Algorithms
3 20 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.19%) Virtual Team
5 15 (3.69%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.96%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.48%) Smart Home
10 5 (1.23%) State Machine
10 5 (1.23%) VHDL
11 4 (0.99%) Blog
11 4 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.99%) Social Media
12 3 (0.74%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.74%) Robotics
13 2 (0.49%) CAN bus
13 2 (0.49%) EPoS
13 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.78%) Linux
2 32 (7.88%) Windows
3 13 (3.20%) Unix
4 9 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (1.48%) Android
6 6 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.23%) CentOS
7 5 (1.23%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (22.66%) Microservices
3 77 (18.97%) DevOps
4 62 (15.27%) TDD
5 54 (13.30%) MVC
5 54 (13.30%) Scrum
6 39 (9.61%) SDLC
7 38 (9.36%) OO
8 37 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (8.37%) Test Automation
10 33 (8.13%) UML
11 29 (7.14%) Computer Science
12 28 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (6.90%) Open Source
13 25 (6.16%) Mentoring
14 23 (5.67%) BDD
15 22 (5.42%) Mathematics
16 21 (5.17%) Configuration Management
17 19 (4.68%) Collaborative Working
18 18 (4.43%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 158 (38.92%) C#
2 143 (35.22%) JavaScript
3 87 (21.43%) SQL
4 78 (19.21%) Java
5 77 (18.97%) Python
6 71 (17.49%) C
7 65 (16.01%) C++
8 34 (8.37%) TypeScript
9 28 (6.90%) Go
10 23 (5.67%) Embedded C
11 16 (3.94%) T-SQL
12 14 (3.45%) Ruby
13 12 (2.96%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.46%) PHP
15 9 (2.22%) Java 8
16 8 (1.97%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.72%) Embedded C++
18 6 (1.48%) Perl
19 3 (0.74%) Scala
19 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (15.52%) Degree
2 53 (13.05%) SC Cleared
2 53 (13.05%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.23%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) HND
6 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.82%) QA
2 11 (2.71%) ISO 26262
3 4 (0.99%) GDPR
3 4 (0.99%) MISRA
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (12.56%) Docker
2 4 (0.99%) Firmware
3 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.25%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (7.88%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.68%) Terraform
3 8 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.48%) Ansible
4 6 (1.48%) Grafana
4 6 (1.48%) Prometheus
4 6 (1.48%) Puppet
4 6 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.23%) Graphite
5 5 (1.23%) MIIS
5 5 (1.23%) SELinux
6 4 (0.99%) Consul
6 4 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.99%) Nagios
6 4 (0.99%) Packer
7 2 (0.49%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.25%) Rancher
Vendors
1 63 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.67%) Oracle
3 21 (5.17%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.72%) IBM
5 6 (1.48%) Google
6 5 (1.23%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.23%) Sun
6 5 (1.23%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.99%) Talend
8 3 (0.74%) Apple
8 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.49%) HP
9 2 (0.49%) Intel
9 2 (0.49%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.49%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.25%) Allen-Bradley
10 1 (0.25%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.25%) VMware
10 1 (0.25%) Xilinx