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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 17 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 7.79% 10.87% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.22% 10.87% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
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
73 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 94.81% 100.00% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 64 46 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Stafford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) Nucleus RTOS
3 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
3 8 (61.54%) UML
3 8 (61.54%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) Middleware
3 8 (61.54%) Device Driver
3 8 (61.54%) OOD
3 8 (61.54%) QNX
4 6 (46.15%) Modbus
5 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) VxWorks
7 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
7 2 (15.38%) Simulink
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (15.38%) HND
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
7 2 (15.38%) Electronics
7 2 (15.38%) SCADA
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (15.38%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Device Driver
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (15.38%) SCADA
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (15.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) UML
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) OOD
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) C
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) HND
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) QNX
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle