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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 53 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.05% 4.81% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 5.02% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 19
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
623 697 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.97% 95.74% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 534 567 554
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Stafford -9 3 - - 1
Lichfield -10 3 £22,500 -40.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 2 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 27 (77.14%) Software Engineering
2 23 (65.71%) C#
3 18 (51.43%) C++
3 18 (51.43%) .NET
4 16 (45.71%) Middleware
5 15 (42.86%) Java
6 14 (40.00%) SQL
7 12 (34.29%) Erlang
7 12 (34.29%) Functional Programming
8 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
8 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
8 11 (31.43%) OO
8 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
8 11 (31.43%) Internet
8 11 (31.43%) SDLC
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
11 8 (22.86%) HTML
11 8 (22.86%) OOD
11 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
11 8 (22.86%) CSS
11 8 (22.86%) Linux
11 8 (22.86%) Haskell
11 8 (22.86%) Low Latency
11 8 (22.86%) Scala
12 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
12 7 (20.00%) Modbus
12 7 (20.00%) jQuery
12 7 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
12 7 (20.00%) Degree

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Simulink
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
1 11 (31.43%) Internet
2 7 (20.00%) Modbus
3 1 (2.86%) Skype
3 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.43%) Riak
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.86%) PVCS
4 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) Middleware
3 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.86%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) jQuery
5 6 (17.14%) HTML5
6 5 (14.29%) WCF
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.57%) WPF
8 3 (8.57%) Ajax
8 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) CSS3
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.71%) REST
9 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.71%) XML
9 2 (5.71%) WinForms
9 2 (5.71%) SOAP
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (17.14%) Data Structures
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Software Engineering
2 12 (34.29%) Functional Programming
3 11 (31.43%) SDLC
3 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
3 11 (31.43%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) OOD
4 8 (22.86%) Low Latency
5 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 7 (20.00%) UML
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Time Management
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 18 (51.43%) C++
3 15 (42.86%) Java
4 14 (40.00%) SQL
5 12 (34.29%) Erlang
6 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 8 (22.86%) Scala
7 8 (22.86%) Haskell
8 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
9 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
10 4 (11.43%) C
10 4 (11.43%) MATLAB
11 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
11 2 (5.71%) VB6
11 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
11 2 (5.71%) VB
12 1 (2.86%) Python
12 1 (2.86%) F#
12 1 (2.86%) Ruby
12 1 (2.86%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) QNX
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) Perforce
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago