Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 23 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 725 1,023 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.36% 7.79% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.89% 8.49% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 596 748 763
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.02% +9.50% -

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 10,518 12,045 13,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.32% 91.78% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8,604 9,223 11,337
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,950 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 -2 480 £50,000 +11.11% 121
East Midlands -18 242 £45,000 - 80
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 377 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (41.93%) C#
3 272 (37.52%) .NET
4 258 (35.59%) JavaScript
5 190 (26.21%) Java
6 187 (25.79%) SQL
7 174 (24.00%) CSS
8 162 (22.34%) Degree
9 160 (22.07%) DevOps
10 157 (21.66%) Azure
11 156 (21.52%) HTML
12 147 (20.28%) C++
13 134 (18.48%) Scrum
14 129 (17.79%) AWS
15 124 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
16 122 (16.83%) C
17 120 (16.55%) SQL Server
18 112 (15.45%) Python
19 111 (15.31%) ASP.NET
20 108 (14.90%) Git (software)
21 100 (13.79%) Node.js
22 98 (13.52%) MVC
23 97 (13.38%) React
24 93 (12.83%) Microservices
24 93 (12.83%) AngularJS
25 92 (12.69%) OO
26 89 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
27 87 (12.00%) Linux
28 82 (11.31%) Microsoft
28 82 (11.31%) Mentoring

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 15 (2.07%) Apache Spark
1 15 (2.07%) SAS
2 12 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.10%) Confluence
4 7 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (0.97%) FileNet
5 5 (0.69%) JBoss
6 4 (0.55%) Apache
7 3 (0.41%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.41%) TPMS
7 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.28%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.28%) Appian
8 2 (0.28%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.14%) ThingWorx
9 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (1.79%) Simulink
2 10 (1.38%) Stateflow
3 5 (0.69%) InVision
3 5 (0.69%) Sketch
3 5 (0.69%) Zeplin
4 4 (0.55%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.55%) SPSS
4 4 (0.55%) TargetLink
5 3 (0.41%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 157 (21.66%) Azure
2 129 (17.79%) AWS
3 48 (6.62%) GCP
4 23 (3.17%) Serverless
5 22 (3.03%) GitHub
6 17 (2.34%) SaaS
7 16 (2.21%) Amazon S3
8 15 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.66%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (1.24%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.83%) CloudFront
11 6 (0.83%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.41%) Apigee
13 3 (0.41%) PaaS
13 3 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.66%) Diameter Protocol
1 12 (1.66%) DNS
2 10 (1.38%) Broadband
2 10 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.83%) Ethernet
3 6 (0.83%) FlexRay
3 6 (0.83%) Internet
3 6 (0.83%) RS-485
3 6 (0.83%) xDSL
4 5 (0.69%) Firewall
5 4 (0.55%) HTTP
5 4 (0.55%) SNMP
6 3 (0.41%) SAN
6 3 (0.41%) Wireless
7 2 (0.28%) Modbus
7 2 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.28%) RS-232
7 2 (0.28%) VoIP
7 2 (0.28%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 39 (5.38%) MySQL
4 37 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 33 (4.55%) Big Data
6 27 (3.72%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (2.76%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.48%) BigQuery
11 17 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (1.79%) HBase
13 10 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 10 (1.38%) Pentaho
14 9 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.10%) QlikView
16 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 108 (14.90%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 49 (6.76%) Visual Studio
4 35 (4.83%) JIRA
5 32 (4.41%) Maven
6 26 (3.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 24 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (2.76%) Subversion
9 15 (2.07%) MSTest
10 13 (1.79%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.66%) GDB
11 12 (1.66%) JUnit
12 11 (1.52%) GitLab
12 11 (1.52%) Xcode
13 10 (1.38%) Artifactory
14 9 (1.24%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (1.24%) Selenium
14 9 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.97%) Gradle
General
1 68 (9.38%) Finance
2 45 (6.21%) Electronics
3 35 (4.83%) Retail
4 33 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.14%) Marketing
6 26 (3.59%) Automotive
7 18 (2.48%) Aerospace
8 13 (1.79%) Public Sector
9 11 (1.52%) Games
10 7 (0.97%) Banking
11 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.69%) Advertising
13 4 (0.55%) Military
14 3 (0.41%) German Language
14 3 (0.41%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Police
Job Titles
1 339 (46.76%) Software Engineer
2 245 (33.79%) Developer
3 81 (11.17%) Senior Software Engineer
4 67 (9.24%) Software Developer
5 64 (8.83%) Embedded Engineer
6 63 (8.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 59 (8.14%) .NET Developer
8 51 (7.03%) Senior Developer
9 42 (5.79%) Java Developer
10 34 (4.69%) Junior
11 33 (4.55%) C# Developer
12 32 (4.41%) .NET Software Engineer
12 32 (4.41%) Java Engineer
13 31 (4.28%) Lead Software Engineer
14 30 (4.14%) C# Software Engineer
15 28 (3.86%) C++ Software Engineer
15 28 (3.86%) Java Software Engineer
16 27 (3.72%) Electronics Engineer
17 25 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 23 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (37.52%) .NET
2 174 (24.00%) CSS
3 156 (21.52%) HTML
4 111 (15.31%) ASP.NET
5 100 (13.79%) Node.js
6 97 (13.38%) React
7 93 (12.83%) AngularJS
8 65 (8.97%) .NET Core
9 55 (7.59%) RESTful
10 54 (7.45%) Spring
11 53 (7.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 48 (6.62%) .NET Framework
13 42 (5.79%) XML
14 41 (5.66%) Web Services
15 36 (4.97%) jQuery
16 35 (4.83%) JSON
17 34 (4.69%) REST
18 32 (4.41%) HTML5
19 29 (4.00%) Sass
20 27 (3.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.03%) User Experience
2 42 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.45%) Cloud Native
6 23 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 23 (3.17%) Virtual Team
7 22 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.76%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.21%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.66%) Device Driver
11 10 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.24%) iPad
13 8 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (0.97%) DataPower
15 6 (0.83%) e-Learning
15 6 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 6 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (0.83%) SCADA
15 6 (0.83%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 87 (12.00%) Linux
2 34 (4.69%) Unix
3 33 (4.55%) Windows
4 18 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.79%) Android
6 5 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) MVS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (22.07%) DevOps
3 134 (18.48%) Scrum
4 124 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
5 98 (13.52%) MVC
6 93 (12.83%) Microservices
7 92 (12.69%) OO
8 89 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (11.31%) Mentoring
10 81 (11.17%) Computer Science
11 79 (10.90%) SDLC
12 78 (10.76%) Web Development
13 75 (10.34%) Test Automation
14 67 (9.24%) TDD
15 65 (8.97%) Analytics
16 52 (7.17%) Collaborative Working
17 51 (7.03%) Unit Testing
18 41 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
19 40 (5.52%) Data Analytics
20 38 (5.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 304 (41.93%) C#
2 258 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 190 (26.21%) Java
4 187 (25.79%) SQL
5 147 (20.28%) C++
6 122 (16.83%) C
7 112 (15.45%) Python
8 42 (5.79%) Embedded C
9 31 (4.28%) PHP
10 30 (4.14%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.90%) TypeScript
12 19 (2.62%) Bash Shell
12 19 (2.62%) Scala
13 18 (2.48%) ES6
14 17 (2.34%) Go
14 17 (2.34%) R
15 15 (2.07%) MATLAB
16 14 (1.93%) T-SQL
17 13 (1.79%) Objective-C
17 13 (1.79%) Rust
Qualifications
1 162 (22.34%) Degree
2 28 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.66%) HND
6 8 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.69%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.41%) ISEB
10 2 (0.28%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.28%) CCNP
10 2 (0.28%) CIPD
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CISA
11 1 (0.14%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.14%) GPEN
11 1 (0.14%) GXPN
11 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.45%) QA
2 9 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.10%) MISRA
4 6 (0.83%) SLA
5 5 (0.69%) MISRA C
5 5 (0.69%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.55%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.41%) GDPR
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.28%) NCSC
8 2 (0.28%) WCAG
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 74 (10.21%) Docker
2 13 (1.79%) Firmware
3 7 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.28%) vSphere
6 2 (0.28%) XenApp
6 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.14%) LXC
7 1 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.14%) Varnish
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (3.72%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.45%) Ansible
3 19 (2.62%) Puppet
4 12 (1.66%) Terraform
5 10 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.83%) SELinux
7 4 (0.55%) logstash
7 4 (0.55%) Oozie
8 3 (0.41%) Kibana
8 3 (0.41%) Salt
8 3 (0.41%) SCCM
8 3 (0.41%) SCOM
8 3 (0.41%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) Icinga
9 1 (0.14%) OpenView
9 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.41%) Google
3 39 (5.38%) Oracle
4 15 (2.07%) Tableau
5 12 (1.66%) Adobe
6 11 (1.52%) SAP
7 10 (1.38%) Cloudera
7 10 (1.38%) VMware
8 8 (1.10%) IBM
9 7 (0.97%) Cognos
9 7 (0.97%) Netezza
10 6 (0.83%) Splunk
10 6 (0.83%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.55%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 4 (0.55%) HP
12 4 (0.55%) MathWorks
12 4 (0.55%) MKS
12 4 (0.55%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.41%) Sun