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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 63 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.99% 2.34% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 2.38% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 28
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
592 631 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.85% 98.44% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 530 572 470
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 0 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Tamworth +1 1 £57,500 +76.92%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (80.95%) C#
3 16 (76.19%) .NET
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 11 (52.38%) MVC
6 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
7 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
7 8 (38.10%) SDLC
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) HTML
8 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) WCF
9 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (23.81%) CSS
11 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
11 4 (19.05%) VB
11 4 (19.05%) Java
11 4 (19.05%) Finance
11 4 (19.05%) Windows
11 4 (19.05%) WPF
11 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
11 4 (19.05%) Scrum
11 4 (19.05%) WinForms
11 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (19.05%) Relational Database

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (28.57%) WCF
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (19.05%) WinForms
5 4 (19.05%) WPF
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) React
6 2 (9.52%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) Java EE
7 1 (4.76%) Spring
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.52%) Physics
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (52.38%) MVC
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Programming
7 2 (9.52%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
7 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) SOLID
8 1 (4.76%) People Management
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) VB
6 3 (14.29%) C
6 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (9.52%) Clojure
7 2 (9.52%) Erlang
7 2 (9.52%) Go
7 2 (9.52%) Haskell
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) Scala
8 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle