Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 41 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 4.67% 4.81% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 5.29% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 11
Solihull median annual salary £45,000 £48,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.74% +75.45% -9.84%
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 Solihull with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 432 397 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 91.72% 90.85% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 335 360 329
Solihull median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% +4.94% +8.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £72,500 £69,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Solihull

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Solihull

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Solihull over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Analytics
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) UML
4 6 (27.27%) Automotive
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (22.73%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Change Control
5 5 (22.73%) Yammer
5 5 (22.73%) Skype
5 5 (22.73%) ISO 26262
5 5 (22.73%) Business Process Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (22.73%) Release Management
5 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (22.73%) Electronics
5 5 (22.73%) C
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) Yammer
2 4 (18.18%) IaaS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Skype
1 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
2 1 (4.55%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 6 (27.27%) Automotive
2 5 (22.73%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Advertising
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Principal Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Principal Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Product Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Mid-Level Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) Spring
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) Java EE
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) EJB
4 1 (4.55%) Java SE
4 1 (4.55%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Analytics
2 6 (27.27%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) Business Process Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Change Control
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (22.73%) Release Management
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) SOLID
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Java 8
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.55%) Go
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Rust
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
1 4 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle