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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 53 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.94% 5.23% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 5.45% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 17
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +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
579 715 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.61% 95.84% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 503 580 559
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 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 7 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 -6 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Tamworth - 2 £32,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 - - 1
Lichfield -4 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 (84.38%) Software Engineering
2 21 (65.63%) C++
3 20 (62.50%) C#
4 18 (56.25%) Middleware
5 15 (46.88%) .NET
6 13 (40.63%) Java
6 13 (40.63%) OO
6 13 (40.63%) SDLC
7 11 (34.38%) Functional Programming
7 11 (34.38%) Erlang
7 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
7 11 (34.38%) Internet
7 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) OOD
8 10 (31.25%) UML
8 10 (31.25%) QNX
8 10 (31.25%) Device Driver
8 10 (31.25%) Nucleus RTOS
8 10 (31.25%) Software Architecture
9 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.00%) Modbus
11 7 (21.88%) Scala
11 7 (21.88%) Low Latency
11 7 (21.88%) Algorithms
11 7 (21.88%) Haskell
11 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
11 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
11 7 (21.88%) JavaScript

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (12.50%) Simulink
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
1 11 (34.38%) Internet
2 8 (25.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.50%) Riak
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.13%) PVCS
4 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.13%) Back Office
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Middleware
2 15 (46.88%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) jQuery
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (12.50%) WCF
6 4 (12.50%) Ajax
6 4 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) WPF
7 3 (9.38%) HTML5
8 2 (6.25%) REST
8 2 (6.25%) CSS3
8 2 (6.25%) WinForms
8 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.13%) XML
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Device Driver
2 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
3 7 (21.88%) Algorithms
4 6 (18.75%) Data Structures
5 4 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Nucleus RTOS
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Software Engineering
2 13 (40.63%) OO
2 13 (40.63%) SDLC
3 11 (34.38%) Functional Programming
3 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
4 10 (31.25%) Software Architecture
4 10 (31.25%) OOD
4 10 (31.25%) UML
5 7 (21.88%) Low Latency
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) C++
2 20 (62.50%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) Java
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Erlang
5 7 (21.88%) Scala
5 7 (21.88%) Haskell
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 4 (12.50%) C
7 4 (12.50%) MATLAB
8 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.25%) VB
9 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (6.25%) VB6
10 1 (3.13%) Ruby
10 1 (3.13%) Python
10 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) QNX
2 1 (3.13%) Perforce
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +benefits +bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staffordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 100k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Tamworth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago