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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 39 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.61% 3.32% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 3.44% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 14
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
691 639 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.91% 96.38% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 550 549 405
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +9 11 £35,000 -8.49% 1
Lichfield +1 11 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Stafford +3 9 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +2 7 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Cannock - 2 £33,750 -
Rugeley -2 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 65 (90.28%) Software Engineering
2 48 (66.67%) C#
2 48 (66.67%) .NET
3 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET
4 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 29 (40.28%) SQL
6 28 (38.89%) Degree
7 24 (33.33%) C++
8 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
9 21 (29.17%) VB.NET
10 20 (27.78%) MVC
11 18 (25.00%) Windows
12 16 (22.22%) C
13 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
13 15 (20.83%) Electronics
13 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
15 12 (16.67%) Visual Studio
16 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
16 10 (13.89%) OO
16 10 (13.89%) Validation
16 10 (13.89%) WPF
16 10 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
17 9 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (12.50%) Automotive
17 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (12.50%) WinForms
17 9 (12.50%) UML
17 9 (12.50%) HTML
17 9 (12.50%) Microsoft

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.78%) Node.js
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) Simulink
2 8 (11.11%) Stateflow
2 8 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (11.11%) TargetLink
3 6 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.39%) Modbus
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.17%) MS Access
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 15 (20.83%) Electronics
2 9 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (66.67%) .NET
2 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.89%) WPF
4 9 (12.50%) WinForms
4 9 (12.50%) HTML
5 8 (11.11%) CSS
6 7 (9.72%) LINQ
7 6 (8.33%) WF
7 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.33%) HTML5
7 6 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (6.94%) Web Services
8 5 (6.94%) jQuery
9 4 (5.56%) Ajax
9 4 (5.56%) Middleware
10 3 (4.17%) Application Packaging
10 3 (4.17%) Software Packaging
11 2 (2.78%) WCF
11 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (9.72%) SCADA
3 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.94%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.56%) Open Source
6 2 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (90.28%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.78%) MVC
3 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) Validation
4 10 (13.89%) OO
4 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.50%) UML
6 8 (11.11%) OOP
6 8 (11.11%) Yourdon
6 8 (11.11%) Scrum
6 8 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 6 (8.33%) Web Development
7 6 (8.33%) Workflow
7 6 (8.33%) CRM
8 4 (5.56%) OOD
8 4 (5.56%) TDD
8 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.56%) Change Control
9 2 (2.78%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) C#
2 29 (40.28%) SQL
3 24 (33.33%) C++
4 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
5 21 (29.17%) VB.NET
6 16 (22.22%) C
7 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
8 8 (11.11%) Assembly Language
9 6 (8.33%) Java
10 4 (5.56%) Ruby
10 4 (5.56%) Python
11 3 (4.17%) Embedded C
11 3 (4.17%) VBA
11 3 (4.17%) PHP
11 3 (4.17%) VBScript
12 2 (2.78%) VB
12 2 (2.78%) Erlang
12 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.78%) F#
12 2 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) MathWorks
2 8 (11.11%) MKS
3 4 (5.56%) Remedy
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.39%) QNX
5 1 (1.39%) Siemens
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 16 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands
Ctalk Limited
Salary: £30k - £50k depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago