The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 42 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 253 330 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.31% 5.34% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 6.06% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 200 267 242
Median salary £40,591 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.47% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4292 5449 4295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 90.00% 88.26% 83.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3504 4384 3593
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the West Midlands

Software Engineering
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 83 £42,500 - 10
Warwickshire +3 49 £39,500 -24.76% 5
Coventry +23 38 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Staffordshire +23 30 £39,000 +4.55% 1
Worcestershire -20 26 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Solihull -19 6 £41,000 +24.24%
Walsall - 5 £39,000 -
Shropshire +1 4 £31,750 -15.33% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Halesowen - 3 £23,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 248 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (35.99%) C#
3 179 (33.21%) JavaScript
4 177 (32.84%) HTML
5 172 (31.91%) .NET
6 162 (30.06%) SQL
7 156 (28.94%) Degree
8 149 (27.64%) Java
9 134 (24.86%) Computer Science
10 132 (24.49%) MVC
11 126 (23.38%) CSS
12 108 (20.04%) ASP.NET
12 108 (20.04%) Scrum
13 102 (18.92%) SQL Server
14 94 (17.44%) C++
15 93 (17.25%) Continuous Integration
16 91 (16.88%) TDD
17 88 (16.33%) Linux
18 87 (16.14%) C
19 81 (15.03%) Git (software)
20 80 (14.84%) Web Services
21 78 (14.47%) AngularJS
22 77 (14.29%) MySQL
23 75 (13.91%) Microsoft
24 74 (13.73%) HTML5
25 72 (13.36%) jQuery
26 64 (11.87%) Python
26 64 (11.87%) SOA
26 64 (11.87%) Mentoring
27 61 (11.32%) Node.js

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 (2.78%) WordPress
2 13 (2.41%) Confluence
2 13 (2.41%) JBoss
3 10 (1.86%) Apache
4 9 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.67%) ColdFusion
4 9 (1.67%) GlassFish
5 8 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.48%) WildFly
6 7 (1.30%) IIS
6 7 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.93%) CMS
7 5 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.74%) Documentum
9 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.37%) Drupal
10 2 (0.37%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.19%) Jetty
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 56 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.97%) Simulink
3 10 (1.86%) MS Office
3 10 (1.86%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.30%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) CATIA
6 1 (0.19%) Maple
6 1 (0.19%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.27%) PaaS
4 20 (3.71%) IaaS
5 18 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (3.34%) SaaS
6 15 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.30%) GitHub
8 4 (0.74%) Office 365
9 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.94%) Firewall
1 32 (5.94%) TCP/IP
2 27 (5.01%) LAN
2 27 (5.01%) WAN
3 25 (4.64%) OSPF
4 14 (2.60%) HTTP
4 14 (2.60%) Internet
5 11 (2.04%) Bluetooth
6 10 (1.86%) SNMP
7 8 (1.48%) Profibus
8 7 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.93%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.93%) RS-232
9 5 (0.93%) Wireless
10 4 (0.74%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.74%) ZigBee
11 3 (0.56%) DNS
12 2 (0.37%) RS-485
13 1 (0.19%) FlexRay
13 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 77 (14.29%) MySQL
3 31 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 30 (5.57%) Big Data
5 26 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 26 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 23 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (3.53%) DB2
8 13 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.30%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 81 (15.03%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 41 (7.61%) Selenium
3 41 (7.61%) Subversion
3 41 (7.61%) Visual Studio
4 37 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.90%) JUnit
6 20 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (3.53%) Hudson
8 17 (3.15%) JIRA
9 16 (2.97%) TeamCity
10 15 (2.78%) Vagrant
11 12 (2.23%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.23%) Grunt
11 12 (2.23%) gulp
11 12 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (2.04%) GoCD
13 10 (1.86%) CANoe
13 10 (1.86%) Mocha
13 10 (1.86%) MSBuild
General
1 55 (10.20%) Electronics
2 48 (8.91%) Retail
3 47 (8.72%) Finance
4 44 (8.16%) Automotive
5 20 (3.71%) Billing
6 18 (3.34%) Publishing
7 15 (2.78%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.41%) Back Office
9 11 (2.04%) Marketing
10 7 (1.30%) Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.37%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 204 (37.85%) Software Engineer
2 181 (33.58%) Developer
3 55 (10.20%) Embedded Engineer
4 53 (9.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 48 (8.91%) Software Developer
6 47 (8.72%) .NET Developer
7 46 (8.53%) Senior Developer
8 42 (7.79%) C# Developer
8 42 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 42 (7.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 34 (6.31%) C# Software Engineer
10 32 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (5.38%) Architect
11 29 (5.38%) PHP Developer
12 27 (5.01%) .NET Software Engineer
13 25 (4.64%) Java Engineer
14 22 (4.08%) Network Engineer
14 22 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
15 19 (3.53%) Analyst
16 18 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (32.84%) HTML
2 172 (31.91%) .NET
3 126 (23.38%) CSS
4 108 (20.04%) ASP.NET
5 80 (14.84%) Web Services
6 78 (14.47%) AngularJS
7 74 (13.73%) HTML5
8 72 (13.36%) jQuery
9 61 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (11.32%) Node.js
10 60 (11.13%) XML
11 47 (8.72%) RESTful
12 35 (6.49%) .NET Framework
13 32 (5.94%) WCF
14 29 (5.38%) Angular 2
15 26 (4.82%) Entity Framework
16 25 (4.64%) Spring
17 24 (4.45%) JMS
17 24 (4.45%) React
17 24 (4.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (24.86%) Computer Science
2 49 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 48 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.31%) User Experience
5 29 (5.38%) Algorithms
6 19 (3.53%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.34%) CMDB
8 16 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (2.23%) Blog
9 12 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.04%) Fintech
10 11 (2.04%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (1.11%) SystemC
14 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.74%) iPhone
15 4 (0.74%) Life Science
15 4 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 88 (16.33%) Linux
2 48 (8.91%) Windows
3 17 (3.15%) Android
3 17 (3.15%) Unix
4 16 (2.97%) Ubuntu
5 15 (2.78%) CentOS
6 12 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.67%) VxWorks
8 8 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.30%) ThreadX
10 6 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.56%) VyOS
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.37%) Debian
13 1 (0.19%) Solaris
13 1 (0.19%) SUSE
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (24.49%) MVC
3 108 (20.04%) Scrum
4 93 (17.25%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (16.88%) TDD
6 64 (11.87%) Mentoring
6 64 (11.87%) SOA
7 61 (11.32%) Web Development
8 60 (11.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 59 (10.95%) Microservices
10 54 (10.02%) ITIL
11 52 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
11 52 (9.65%) Unit Testing
12 50 (9.28%) SDLC
13 48 (8.91%) OO
14 44 (8.16%) Service Delivery
15 41 (7.61%) Automated Testing
16 40 (7.42%) SOLID
17 38 (7.05%) Configuration Management
18 36 (6.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (35.99%) C#
2 179 (33.21%) JavaScript
3 162 (30.06%) SQL
4 149 (27.64%) Java
5 94 (17.44%) C++
6 87 (16.14%) C
7 64 (11.87%) Python
8 57 (10.58%) PHP
9 43 (7.98%) Embedded C
10 33 (6.12%) Ruby
10 33 (6.12%) T-SQL
11 26 (4.82%) TypeScript
12 24 (4.45%) Bash Shell
13 23 (4.27%) PowerShell
14 22 (4.08%) Scala
15 21 (3.90%) MATLAB
16 18 (3.34%) VB.NET
17 16 (2.97%) Embedded C++
17 16 (2.97%) Go
18 15 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 156 (28.94%) Degree
2 25 (4.64%) ISEB
2 25 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.34%) PMI Certification
4 18 (3.34%) PMP
5 15 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.04%) PhD
7 9 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.30%) HND
9 6 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.11%) MCP
9 6 (1.11%) MCSE
10 5 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.93%) MCSD
11 4 (0.74%) CEH
12 3 (0.56%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.56%) GCIA
12 3 (0.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.57%) QA
2 22 (4.08%) MISRA
3 10 (1.86%) IEC 61508
4 6 (1.11%) COBIT
5 5 (0.93%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.74%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.74%) DO-254
6 4 (0.74%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.56%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.37%) ISO26262
8 2 (0.37%) PMO
9 1 (0.19%) GAMP
9 1 (0.19%) JTAG
9 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (9.28%) Docker
2 41 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (2.78%) VirtualBox
5 10 (1.86%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.86%) Firmware
6 3 (0.56%) Snort
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (4.82%) Terraform
2 24 (4.45%) Puppet
3 18 (3.34%) SCVMM
4 15 (2.78%) Consul
4 15 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
4 15 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 15 (2.78%) Mesos
4 15 (2.78%) Nagios
4 15 (2.78%) StatsD
5 12 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.04%) Ansible
7 6 (1.11%) SCCM
8 2 (0.37%) Plesk
Vendors
1 75 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.46%) Oracle
3 46 (8.53%) Cisco
4 43 (7.98%) CheckPoint
4 43 (7.98%) HP
5 41 (7.61%) VMware
6 25 (4.64%) Fortinet
7 23 (4.27%) Google
8 22 (4.08%) EMC
9 18 (3.34%) BMC
9 18 (3.34%) Citrix
9 18 (3.34%) IBM
9 18 (3.34%) Juniper
9 18 (3.34%) NetApp
10 16 (2.97%) Adobe
11 15 (2.78%) New Relic
12 12 (2.23%) Atlassian
12 12 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.67%) Zend
14 8 (1.48%) Coverity
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension +25 days holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Industry leading salary
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus, travel aboad
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi working
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Health + Bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Rugby
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago