The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 11 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 20.45% 4.65% 16.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.45% 4.76% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stafford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 100.00% 97.67% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 32
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Stafford region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Stafford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
4 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) MVC
4 10 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (71.43%) Degree
4 10 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (57.14%) OO
6 7 (50.00%) OOP
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) SCADA
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) C++
9 1 (7.14%) HTML
9 1 (7.14%) Java
9 1 (7.14%) SQL
9 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (7.14%) ERP
9 1 (7.14%) OOD
9 1 (7.14%) ISEB
9 1 (7.14%) Middleware
9 1 (7.14%) UML
9 1 (7.14%) QNX
9 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (7.14%) Nucleus RTOS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) SCADA
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) OO
4 7 (50.00%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) QNX
Stafford, Staffordshire
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + bonus, pension, holiday etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands
Ctalk Limited
Salary: £30k - £50k depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago