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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 19 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 9.09% 14.00% 7.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.23% 14.29% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
65 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 98.48% 98.00% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 36
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +103.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Stafford

Software Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) C++
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Device Driver
2 10 (76.92%) Nucleus RTOS
2 10 (76.92%) Software Architecture
2 10 (76.92%) UML
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) OOD
2 10 (76.92%) Middleware
2 10 (76.92%) QNX
3 8 (61.54%) Modbus
4 6 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (46.15%) C
5 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
5 5 (38.46%) Simulink
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
6 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) HND
7 2 (15.38%) VxWorks
7 2 (15.38%) Electronics
8 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
8 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.69%) PVCS
8 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (7.69%) Firmware
8 1 (7.69%) Perforce

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) PVCS
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Device Driver
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (15.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Software Architecture
2 10 (76.92%) UML
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) OOD
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) C
3 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) HND
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) QNX
2 1 (7.69%) Perforce
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cyber Media Solutions Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus pension benefit
Posted: 24 days ago