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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 33 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 32 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.85% 0.68% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 0.70% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 6
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £35,700 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
523 575 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.61% 97.62% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 460 497 410
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Stoke-on-Trent +6 4 £35,000 -2.77%
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £42,500 -
Lichfield - 4 £38,750 -
Tamworth - 1 £27,500 -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 62 (95.38%) Software Engineering
2 34 (52.31%) C#
3 32 (49.23%) C++
4 26 (40.00%) Degree
5 24 (36.92%) .NET
6 23 (35.38%) MS Excel
7 21 (32.31%) C
7 21 (32.31%) Electronics
8 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
8 18 (27.69%) UML
9 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 14 (21.54%) Middleware
10 14 (21.54%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (20.00%) Validation
11 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 13 (20.00%) SQL
12 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
13 11 (16.92%) OO
14 10 (15.38%) Nucleus RTOS
14 10 (15.38%) Windows
14 10 (15.38%) OOD
14 10 (15.38%) VB.NET
14 10 (15.38%) Device Driver
14 10 (15.38%) QNX
14 10 (15.38%) Simulink
14 10 (15.38%) Software Architecture
15 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (12.31%) Requirements Management
16 8 (12.31%) WinForms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.23%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.08%) Node.js
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (35.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.38%) Simulink
3 8 (12.31%) Stateflow
3 8 (12.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (12.31%) TargetLink
4 7 (10.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Modbus
2 6 (9.23%) Bluetooth
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.31%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.62%) PVCS
3 3 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.08%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.08%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (32.31%) Electronics
2 8 (12.31%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) .NET
2 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
3 14 (21.54%) Middleware
4 8 (12.31%) WinForms
5 7 (10.77%) WCF
5 7 (10.77%) LINQ
6 6 (9.23%) WPF
6 6 (9.23%) WF
7 4 (6.15%) CSS
8 3 (4.62%) HTML
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.54%) CSS3
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.54%) HTML5
10 1 (1.54%) jQuery
10 1 (1.54%) Ajax
10 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (15.38%) Device Driver
3 7 (10.77%) Open Source
4 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.08%) Blog
5 2 (3.08%) SCADA
5 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
1 10 (15.38%) Nucleus RTOS
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.08%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (95.38%) Software Engineering
2 18 (27.69%) UML
3 13 (20.00%) Validation
4 11 (16.92%) OO
5 10 (15.38%) OOD
5 10 (15.38%) Software Architecture
6 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.31%) Requirements Management
7 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.31%) Yourdon
8 6 (9.23%) CRM
8 6 (9.23%) Workflow
8 6 (9.23%) Scrum
8 6 (9.23%) Low Latency
9 5 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Functional Programming
10 4 (6.15%) MVC
11 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) C#
2 32 (49.23%) C++
3 21 (32.31%) C
4 13 (20.00%) SQL
5 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
6 10 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 8 (12.31%) Java
7 8 (12.31%) Assembly Language
8 5 (7.69%) Embedded C
9 4 (6.15%) Erlang
10 3 (4.62%) F#
10 3 (4.62%) Scala
10 3 (4.62%) Clojure
11 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.54%) Fortran
12 1 (1.54%) Haskell
12 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (3.08%) HND
3 1 (1.54%) PhD
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) QNX
3 8 (12.31%) MKS
3 8 (12.31%) MathWorks
4 3 (4.62%) Perforce
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
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