The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 36 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 33 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.40% 0.65% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 0.67% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £35,000 £37,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
579 596 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.76% 97.07% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 498 505 408
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 6 £37,500 - 2
Stafford +5 5 - - 3
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £35,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +8 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Tamworth - 1 £27,500 -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 67 (95.71%) Software Engineering
2 42 (60.00%) C#
3 34 (48.57%) C++
4 32 (45.71%) Degree
5 29 (41.43%) .NET
6 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
7 25 (35.71%) Electronics
8 24 (34.29%) C
9 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
10 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
11 17 (24.29%) UML
12 16 (22.86%) Validation
13 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
13 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
13 15 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (20.00%) SQL
15 13 (18.57%) Simulink
16 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
16 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (15.71%) Windows
17 11 (15.71%) Assembly Language
17 11 (15.71%) Middleware
17 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
17 11 (15.71%) MathWorks
17 11 (15.71%) Stateflow
17 11 (15.71%) Yourdon
17 11 (15.71%) MKS
17 11 (15.71%) Automotive
17 11 (15.71%) MS PowerPoint

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.57%) Simulink
3 11 (15.71%) Stateflow
3 11 (15.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (15.71%) TargetLink
4 7 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Bluetooth
2 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.14%) Internet
3 4 (5.71%) Modbus
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.71%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.29%) PVCS
3 3 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.86%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (35.71%) Electronics
2 11 (15.71%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) .NET
2 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.71%) Middleware
4 9 (12.86%) WinForms
5 8 (11.43%) LINQ
6 7 (10.00%) WCF
6 7 (10.00%) WPF
6 7 (10.00%) WF
7 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.29%) CSS
7 3 (4.29%) HTML
8 2 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.43%) CSS3
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.43%) jQuery
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.43%) HTML5
9 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (12.86%) Open Source
3 6 (8.57%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.57%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.29%) SCADA
4 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.86%) Blog
6 1 (1.43%) Physics
6 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (5.71%) UNIX
5 2 (2.86%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (95.71%) Software Engineering
2 17 (24.29%) UML
3 16 (22.86%) Validation
4 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.71%) Requirements Management
5 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.71%) Yourdon
6 8 (11.43%) OO
7 7 (10.00%) CRM
7 7 (10.00%) Workflow
8 6 (8.57%) OOD
8 6 (8.57%) Scrum
8 6 (8.57%) MVC
8 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.57%) Software Architecture
8 6 (8.57%) Low Latency
9 5 (7.14%) Functional Programming
9 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) C#
2 34 (48.57%) C++
3 24 (34.29%) C
4 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.00%) SQL
6 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
7 11 (15.71%) Assembly Language
8 9 (12.86%) Java
9 5 (7.14%) Embedded C
9 5 (7.14%) Erlang
10 4 (5.71%) F#
10 4 (5.71%) Scala
11 3 (4.29%) Clojure
12 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.43%) Fortran
13 1 (1.43%) Haskell
13 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (45.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (2.86%) HND
3 1 (1.43%) PhD
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) MathWorks
2 11 (15.71%) MKS
3 6 (8.57%) QNX
4 3 (4.29%) Perforce
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
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