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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 17 32 19
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,258 630 456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.42% 6.59% 9.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.89% 7.13% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 586 467 350
10th Percentile £36,900 £32,500 £34,875
25th Percentile £46,000 £40,875 £39,312
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.40% +2.11%
75th Percentile £78,438 £66,875 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

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 11,549 8,832 4,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 95.66% 92.43% 93.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,240 6,508 3,728
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £74,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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 +15 894 £60,000 +9.09% 131
East Midlands +10 362 £57,000 +14.00% 89
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 678 (53.90%) Agile
2 409 (32.51%) Degree
3 371 (29.49%) Java
4 349 (27.74%) Social Skills
5 313 (24.88%) .NET
6 312 (24.80%) JavaScript
7 308 (24.48%) AWS
8 299 (23.77%) Python
9 275 (21.86%) Problem-Solving
10 264 (20.99%) Azure
11 256 (20.35%) SQL
12 254 (20.19%) C#
13 226 (17.97%) Automotive
14 208 (16.53%) Scrum
14 208 (16.53%) Computer Science
15 201 (15.98%) C
16 199 (15.82%) Software Testing
17 198 (15.74%) React
18 195 (15.50%) Linux
19 188 (14.94%) Microservices
19 188 (14.94%) DevOps
20 175 (13.91%) Docker
21 170 (13.51%) Mentoring
21 170 (13.51%) Kubernetes
22 169 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
22 169 (13.43%) Test Automation
23 163 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
24 162 (12.88%) AngularJS
25 158 (12.56%) C++
26 151 (12.00%) Git (software)

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 75 (5.96%) Confluence
2 24 (1.91%) Umbraco
3 23 (1.83%) OpenStack
4 18 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.03%) WordPress
7 11 (0.87%) CMS
8 10 (0.79%) GlassFish
8 10 (0.79%) JBoss
9 8 (0.64%) Apache
9 8 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.64%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.24%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Pulsar
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.079%) CICS
13 1 (0.079%) IIS
13 1 (0.079%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (3.90%) Simulink
2 37 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.27%) CATIA
3 16 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.79%) CANalyzer
4 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.79%) TargetLink
5 8 (0.64%) Stateflow
6 4 (0.32%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.079%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 9 (0.72%) ENOVIA
1 9 (0.72%) Teamcenter
2 5 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.16%) Eikon
4 1 (0.079%) assyst
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 308 (24.48%) AWS
2 264 (20.99%) Azure
3 91 (7.23%) SaaS
4 58 (4.61%) GCP
5 56 (4.45%) Serverless
6 49 (3.90%) Azure DevOps
7 39 (3.10%) Amazon S3
8 37 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
9 29 (2.31%) GitHub
10 26 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 21 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
12 20 (1.59%) OpenShift
13 19 (1.51%) Power Platform
14 17 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
14 17 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
15 14 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
15 14 (1.11%) PaaS
16 12 (0.95%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 102 (8.11%) HTTP
2 66 (5.25%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.31%) SSL
4 28 (2.23%) Internet
5 27 (2.15%) DNS
6 15 (1.19%) SSH
7 12 (0.95%) 5G
8 11 (0.87%) SD-WAN
8 11 (0.87%) SMTP
8 11 (0.87%) WAN
9 10 (0.79%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.48%) Modbus
11 5 (0.40%) RS-232
12 4 (0.32%) RS-485
12 4 (0.32%) VoIP
13 3 (0.24%) IPv4
13 3 (0.24%) J1939
13 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.24%) VLAN
13 3 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (7.23%) NoSQL
2 83 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 48 (3.82%) MySQL
4 46 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (2.54%) DynamoDB
6 26 (2.07%) MongoDB
7 25 (1.99%) Data Lake
8 22 (1.75%) Metadata
9 17 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (1.27%) Data Vault
11 12 (0.95%) BigQuery
12 11 (0.87%) Redis
13 10 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.72%) Amazon Athena
15 7 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (0.56%) SQLite
16 6 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 151 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 140 (11.13%) JIRA
3 100 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 82 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
5 66 (5.25%) Polyspace
6 61 (4.85%) Rational Rhapsody
7 50 (3.97%) GitLab
8 28 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (2.15%) Visual Studio
10 23 (1.83%) Maven
11 20 (1.59%) Artifactory
11 20 (1.59%) JUnit
12 19 (1.51%) Gerrit
13 18 (1.43%) CircleCI
14 17 (1.35%) IntelliJ
14 17 (1.35%) Mockito
14 17 (1.35%) Subversion
15 12 (0.95%) SonarQube
16 11 (0.87%) Eclipse
17 10 (0.79%) Checkstyle
General
1 349 (27.74%) Social Skills
2 226 (17.97%) Automotive
3 163 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (11.92%) Finance
5 77 (6.12%) Electronics
6 74 (5.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 60 (4.77%) Marketing
8 57 (4.53%) Legal
9 54 (4.29%) Retail
10 49 (3.90%) Law
11 46 (3.66%) Aerospace
11 46 (3.66%) Manufacturing
12 39 (3.10%) Public Sector
13 31 (2.46%) Influencing Skills
14 30 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
15 20 (1.59%) Military
16 16 (1.27%) Telecoms
17 11 (0.87%) Banking
18 9 (0.72%) Financial Institution
19 7 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 438 (34.82%) Software Engineer
2 299 (23.77%) Developer
3 101 (8.03%) Java Developer
4 94 (7.47%) Senior Developer
5 86 (6.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 78 (6.20%) Graduate
7 61 (4.85%) Integration Engineer
8 59 (4.69%) Embedded Engineer
9 56 (4.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 53 (4.21%) Software Developer
11 50 (3.97%) Architect
11 50 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
12 45 (3.58%) Software Integration Engineer
13 44 (3.50%) Java Engineer
14 42 (3.34%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 40 (3.18%) Java Software Engineer
16 38 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
17 35 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
18 34 (2.70%) .NET Developer
18 34 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (24.88%) .NET
2 198 (15.74%) React
3 162 (12.88%) AngularJS
4 149 (11.84%) HTML
5 146 (11.61%) CSS
6 126 (10.02%) Node.js
7 100 (7.95%) RESTful
8 92 (7.31%) .NET Core
9 87 (6.92%) ASP.NET
10 82 (6.52%) Spring
11 79 (6.28%) REST
12 54 (4.29%) Spring Boot
13 45 (3.58%) Kafka
14 42 (3.34%) Web Services
15 40 (3.18%) HTML5
16 38 (3.02%) jQuery
16 38 (3.02%) Protocol Buffers
16 38 (3.02%) XML
17 34 (2.70%) .NET Framework
18 33 (2.62%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.20%) Self-Motivation
2 57 (4.53%) Algorithms
3 55 (4.37%) Driving Licence
4 43 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (3.10%) Data Structures
6 38 (3.02%) Cloud Native
7 37 (2.94%) User Experience
8 33 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (2.07%) Blog
9 26 (2.07%) Tandem
10 24 (1.91%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.75%) Data Centre
11 22 (1.75%) Legacy Systems
11 22 (1.75%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.59%) ARM Cortex
13 19 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
14 17 (1.35%) IoT
15 16 (1.27%) FPGA
15 16 (1.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 195 (15.50%) Linux
2 76 (6.04%) Unix
3 34 (2.70%) Windows
4 21 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.27%) Android
5 16 (1.27%) CentOS
6 6 (0.48%) VxWorks
7 5 (0.40%) AIX
8 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.24%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.079%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.079%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (53.90%) Agile
2 275 (21.86%) Problem-Solving
3 208 (16.53%) Computer Science
3 208 (16.53%) Scrum
4 199 (15.82%) Software Testing
5 188 (14.94%) DevOps
5 188 (14.94%) Microservices
6 170 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 169 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
7 169 (13.43%) Test Automation
8 143 (11.37%) CI/CD
9 140 (11.13%) Project Management
9 140 (11.13%) TDD
10 123 (9.78%) Validation
11 113 (8.98%) Software Delivery
12 110 (8.74%) MVC
13 102 (8.11%) Mathematics
14 100 (7.95%) Full Stack Development
15 89 (7.07%) Cybersecurity
15 89 (7.07%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 371 (29.49%) Java
2 312 (24.80%) JavaScript
3 299 (23.77%) Python
4 256 (20.35%) SQL
5 254 (20.19%) C#
6 201 (15.98%) C
7 158 (12.56%) C++
8 87 (6.92%) Go
9 80 (6.36%) TypeScript
10 48 (3.82%) PHP
11 46 (3.66%) MATLAB
12 43 (3.42%) Ruby
13 31 (2.46%) Bash
14 28 (2.23%) PowerShell
15 27 (2.15%) T-SQL
16 20 (1.59%) Embedded C
17 16 (1.27%) Kotlin
17 16 (1.27%) Perl
18 15 (1.19%) Scala
19 14 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 409 (32.51%) Degree
2 111 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 36 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 27 (2.15%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.32%) PhD
9 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.24%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.079%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.079%) HNC
10 1 (0.079%) HND
10 1 (0.079%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (8.90%) Automotive SPICE
2 80 (6.36%) MISRA
3 66 (5.25%) QA
4 38 (3.02%) AUTOSAR
4 38 (3.02%) ISO 26262
5 20 (1.59%) IEC 61508
6 13 (1.03%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.32%) PMO
8 3 (0.24%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.24%) SLA
9 2 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 175 (13.91%) Docker
2 7 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.24%) Firmware
4 2 (0.16%) Embedded Firmware
5 1 (0.079%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 170 (13.51%) Kubernetes
2 34 (2.70%) Terraform
3 23 (1.83%) Ansible
4 19 (1.51%) Grafana
5 15 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.56%) Puppet
7 6 (0.48%) Bugsnag
7 6 (0.48%) Kibana
8 5 (0.40%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.079%) Consul
10 1 (0.079%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.079%) Nagios
10 1 (0.079%) Packer
10 1 (0.079%) Salt
10 1 (0.079%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 147 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.09%) IBM
3 54 (4.29%) Google
4 49 (3.90%) Oracle
5 28 (2.23%) Cadence
5 28 (2.23%) Sun
6 23 (1.83%) Databricks
6 23 (1.83%) QinetiQ
7 20 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 18 (1.43%) Facebook
9 16 (1.27%) Cognos
9 16 (1.27%) Netezza
9 16 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.03%) MathWorks
11 11 (0.87%) MuleSoft
12 9 (0.72%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.64%) Splunk
14 7 (0.56%) Dynatrace
15 6 (0.48%) New Relic
15 6 (0.48%) PagerDuty