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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 50 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.85% 2.41% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 2.44% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £35,000 £35,750
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
511 491 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.15% 98.79% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 457 406 403
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +2 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Burton-upon-Trent +10 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Lichfield - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 49 (96.08%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.98%) C#
2 26 (50.98%) C++
3 20 (39.22%) .NET
4 18 (35.29%) Degree
5 16 (31.37%) Middleware
6 14 (27.45%) UML
6 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
7 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
7 13 (25.49%) C
7 13 (25.49%) Electronics
8 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 11 (21.57%) Java
9 11 (21.57%) OO
10 10 (19.61%) Linux
10 10 (19.61%) QNX
10 10 (19.61%) Device Driver
10 10 (19.61%) OOD
10 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
10 10 (19.61%) Nucleus RTOS
10 10 (19.61%) Software Architecture
10 10 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (17.65%) Validation
12 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
12 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
12 8 (15.69%) Low Latency
13 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.73%) Internet
13 7 (13.73%) SQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) Simulink
3 4 (7.84%) Stateflow
3 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.84%) TargetLink
4 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 6 (11.76%) Modbus
3 2 (3.92%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) Riak
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) PVCS
2 3 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.92%) LabVIEW
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 13 (25.49%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) .NET
2 16 (31.37%) Middleware
3 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.76%) WCF
5 4 (7.84%) CSS
6 3 (5.88%) WinForms
7 2 (3.92%) Ajax
7 2 (3.92%) HTML
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.96%) WPF
8 1 (1.96%) WF
8 1 (1.96%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Device Driver
1 10 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.80%) Open Source
4 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) SCADA
6 1 (1.96%) Physics
6 1 (1.96%) Blog
6 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
1 10 (19.61%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (3.92%) Android
4 2 (3.92%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (96.08%) Software Engineering
2 14 (27.45%) UML
3 11 (21.57%) OO
4 10 (19.61%) OOD
4 10 (19.61%) Software Architecture
5 9 (17.65%) Validation
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
6 8 (15.69%) Low Latency
7 6 (11.76%) Functional Programming
7 6 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) Yourdon
8 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.84%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.88%) MVC
9 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.92%) Android Development
10 2 (3.92%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (3.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) C#
1 26 (50.98%) C++
2 13 (25.49%) C
3 11 (21.57%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.76%) Erlang
6 5 (9.80%) Scala
6 5 (9.80%) Embedded C
6 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.84%) Assembly Language
7 4 (7.84%) Haskell
8 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.92%) F#
8 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Clojure
9 1 (1.96%) Fortran
9 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (3.92%) HND
3 1 (1.96%) PhD
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
1 10 (19.61%) QNX
2 4 (7.84%) MKS
2 4 (7.84%) MathWorks
3 3 (5.88%) Perforce
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago