The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 46 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 32 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.44% 2.90% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 2.99% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 635 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.70% 96.95% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 559 546 438
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 9 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Lichfield -3 9 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Stafford -7 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Cannock - 3 £40,000 -
Rugeley -2 1 £30,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent -3 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 56 (90.32%) Software Engineering
2 46 (74.19%) .NET
3 43 (69.35%) C#
4 33 (53.23%) SQL Server
5 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET
6 25 (40.32%) SQL
7 24 (38.71%) Degree
8 21 (33.87%) MVC
9 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
9 19 (30.65%) VB.NET
10 17 (27.42%) T-SQL
10 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (25.81%) C++
11 16 (25.81%) Windows
12 14 (22.58%) OO
13 11 (17.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (17.74%) OOP
13 11 (17.74%) C
14 10 (16.13%) Electronics
15 9 (14.52%) WPF
16 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
16 8 (12.90%) TDD
16 8 (12.90%) Scrum
16 8 (12.90%) HTML
16 8 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
17 7 (11.29%) CSS
17 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
17 7 (11.29%) Validation

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (3.23%) Node.js
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) Simulink
2 5 (8.06%) Stateflow
2 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.06%) TargetLink
3 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Bluetooth
1 2 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (53.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (17.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.84%) MS Access
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.06%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 10 (16.13%) Electronics
2 6 (9.68%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) .NET
2 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET
3 9 (14.52%) WPF
4 8 (12.90%) HTML
4 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
4 8 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (11.29%) CSS
6 5 (8.06%) HTML5
7 4 (6.45%) jQuery
7 4 (6.45%) WinForms
7 4 (6.45%) Ajax
7 4 (6.45%) Web Services
8 3 (4.84%) Middleware
8 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
8 3 (4.84%) Software Packaging
9 1 (1.61%) Dojo
9 1 (1.61%) WCF
9 1 (1.61%) WF
9 1 (1.61%) LINQ
9 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) SCADA
3 5 (8.06%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (90.32%) Software Engineering
2 21 (33.87%) MVC
3 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.58%) OO
5 11 (17.74%) OOP
6 8 (12.90%) TDD
6 8 (12.90%) Scrum
7 7 (11.29%) Validation
7 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.06%) UML
8 5 (8.06%) Yourdon
8 5 (8.06%) Requirements Management
8 5 (8.06%) Web Development
9 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.45%) Change Control
9 4 (6.45%) OOD
10 3 (4.84%) Quality Management
10 3 (4.84%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.84%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) C#
2 25 (40.32%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 19 (30.65%) VB.NET
4 17 (27.42%) T-SQL
5 16 (25.81%) C++
6 11 (17.74%) C
7 6 (9.68%) Java
8 5 (8.06%) Assembly Language
9 4 (6.45%) Ruby
9 4 (6.45%) Python
9 4 (6.45%) Embedded C
10 3 (4.84%) VBA
10 3 (4.84%) PHP
10 3 (4.84%) VBScript
11 2 (3.23%) VB
11 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.61%) F#
12 1 (1.61%) Scala
12 1 (1.61%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.06%) MathWorks
1 5 (8.06%) MKS
2 4 (6.45%) Remedy
3 2 (3.23%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Siemens
Stone, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 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: 7 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago