The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 27 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 58 55 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.98% 8.57% 6.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 11.34% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 20
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 485 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.72% 75.55% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 446 403 316
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Staffordshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -7 19 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 15 £40,000 - 1
Lichfield 0 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Stafford +6 8 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Cannock - 4 £31,125 -
Rugeley -2 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Tamworth -3 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 70 (69.31%) C#
2 64 (63.37%) .NET
3 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET
4 41 (40.59%) Degree
5 39 (38.61%) C++
6 33 (32.67%) SQL Server
7 31 (30.69%) VB.NET
7 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
8 30 (29.70%) SQL
9 27 (26.73%) Electronics
10 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (23.76%) MVC
11 24 (23.76%) MS Excel
12 23 (22.77%) C
13 20 (19.80%) Windows
14 19 (18.81%) Embedded Systems
15 18 (17.82%) Visual Studio
16 17 (16.83%) OO
16 17 (16.83%) Simulink
17 16 (15.84%) HTML
17 16 (15.84%) Java
18 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
18 15 (14.85%) Automotive
19 14 (13.86%) UML
19 14 (13.86%) CSS
20 13 (12.87%) WinForms
21 12 (11.88%) T-SQL
22 11 (10.89%) Assembly Language
22 11 (10.89%) Stateflow
22 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.93%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.98%) Node.js
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (23.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.83%) Simulink
3 11 (10.89%) Stateflow
3 11 (10.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (10.89%) TargetLink
4 7 (6.93%) MS Office
5 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) Bluetooth
2 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.95%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.99%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (9.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.89%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.94%) Subversion
5 4 (3.96%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) Ant
6 1 (0.99%) Moq
6 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) Phing
General
1 27 (26.73%) Electronics
2 15 (14.85%) Automotive
3 4 (3.96%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (69.31%) Software Engineer
2 55 (54.46%) Developer
3 35 (34.65%) Programmer
4 31 (30.69%) .NET Programmer
5 30 (29.70%) .NET Software Engineer
6 25 (24.75%) .NET Developer
7 21 (20.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 20 (19.80%) Software Developer
9 15 (14.85%) Software Programmer
10 14 (13.86%) C# Programmer
10 14 (13.86%) C# Software Engineer
11 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET Programmer
12 10 (9.90%) Agile .NET Developer
13 8 (7.92%) Systems Developer
14 7 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
15 6 (5.94%) Electronics Engineer
16 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
16 5 (4.95%) Junior
16 5 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (63.37%) .NET
2 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET
3 16 (15.84%) HTML
4 14 (13.86%) CSS
5 13 (12.87%) WinForms
6 10 (9.90%) jQuery
7 9 (8.91%) LINQ
7 9 (8.91%) HTML5
7 9 (8.91%) .NET Framework
7 9 (8.91%) WPF
8 8 (7.92%) Middleware
9 7 (6.93%) Web Services
9 7 (6.93%) WF
10 5 (4.95%) Ajax
10 5 (4.95%) CSS3
10 5 (4.95%) WCF
11 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (3.96%) Dojo
12 2 (1.98%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (7.92%) SCADA
3 7 (6.93%) N-Tier
3 7 (6.93%) Open Source
4 6 (5.94%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (3.96%) User Experience
7 3 (2.97%) Blog
7 3 (2.97%) VHDL
8 2 (1.98%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.99%) Arduino
9 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.99%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.80%) Windows
2 10 (9.90%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.99%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) MVC
3 17 (16.83%) OO
4 14 (13.86%) UML
5 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management
5 11 (10.89%) Validation
5 11 (10.89%) Requirements Management
5 11 (10.89%) Yourdon
6 10 (9.90%) Scrum
7 8 (7.92%) OOP
7 8 (7.92%) Web Development
7 8 (7.92%) Functional Programming
8 7 (6.93%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.93%) Low Latency
8 7 (6.93%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (6.93%) CRM
8 7 (6.93%) Workflow
9 6 (5.94%) Project Management
9 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 70 (69.31%) C#
2 39 (38.61%) C++
3 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
3 31 (30.69%) VB.NET
4 30 (29.70%) SQL
5 23 (22.77%) C
6 16 (15.84%) Java
7 12 (11.88%) T-SQL
8 11 (10.89%) Assembly Language
9 8 (7.92%) Erlang
9 8 (7.92%) F#
9 8 (7.92%) Scala
10 7 (6.93%) Clojure
11 6 (5.94%) MATLAB
11 6 (5.94%) PHP
12 4 (3.96%) Ruby
12 4 (3.96%) Python
13 3 (2.97%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.97%) VB
14 2 (1.98%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 41 (40.59%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) MathWorks
2 11 (10.89%) MKS
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
4 2 (1.98%) Facebook
4 2 (1.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Siemens
5 1 (0.99%) QNX
5 1 (0.99%) Atmel
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus scheme
Posted: 11 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Burton upon Trent
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago