Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Software Packaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Packaging over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 - 315
Rank change year-on-year - +315 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 12 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% - 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 - £37,500
10th Percentile £37,500 - £34,450
90th Percentile £46,625 - £42,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +28.79% -15.38% +4.00%

Software Packaging is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,675 3,695 3,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.42% 35.07% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,063 3,215 3,164
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in the West Midlands

Software Packaging
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Packaging in the West Midlands

Software Packaging
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 Packaging within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 -
Coventry - 5 £42,500 -
West Bromwich - 2 £40,000 -
Software Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Software Packaging 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 Packaging.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Change Control
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (41.67%) SCCM
4 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Skype
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements

Software Packaging
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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Change Control
2 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft