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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 8 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 17.65% 1.85% 15.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.65% 1.89% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 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
51 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 100.00% 98.15% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 32
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +62.50%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
4 10 (66.67%) MVC
4 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (66.67%) Degree
4 10 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (46.67%) OO
6 6 (40.00%) OOP
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 3 (20.00%) SCADA
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) C++
9 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (13.33%) ERP
9 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (6.67%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (6.67%) Modbus
10 1 (6.67%) QA
10 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (6.67%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) SCADA
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) QNX