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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 49 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.70% 6.20% 8.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 8.14% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 45
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,750 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
521 467 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.40% 76.18% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 468 372 405
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent +6 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Stafford -7 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Tamworth - 4 £43,750 -
Burton-upon-Trent +8 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Cannock +11 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 32 (50.00%) C#
2 31 (48.44%) .NET
3 27 (42.19%) C++
4 22 (34.38%) Degree
5 18 (28.13%) Middleware
6 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (23.44%) Electronics
8 14 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.31%) OO
10 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 11 (17.19%) CSS
11 11 (17.19%) SQL
11 11 (17.19%) Java
11 11 (17.19%) OOD
11 11 (17.19%) Linux
11 11 (17.19%) UML
11 11 (17.19%) QNX
11 11 (17.19%) Device Driver
11 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
11 11 (17.19%) MATLAB
11 11 (17.19%) Simulink
11 11 (17.19%) Nucleus RTOS
11 11 (17.19%) Algorithms
11 11 (17.19%) Software Architecture
12 10 (15.63%) Mathematics
12 10 (15.63%) MVC
12 10 (15.63%) HTML
13 9 (14.06%) C
13 9 (14.06%) Internet

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (4.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Simulink
2 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.06%) Internet
3 7 (10.94%) Modbus
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.69%) Riak
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Subversion
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) PVCS
2 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.13%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (23.44%) Electronics
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Software Engineer
2 24 (37.50%) Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Programmer
7 7 (10.94%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (9.38%) Electronics Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
11 3 (4.69%) C# Programmer
11 3 (4.69%) Software Team Leader
11 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Lead Software Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
12 2 (3.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) .NET
2 18 (28.13%) Middleware
3 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 11 (17.19%) CSS
5 10 (15.63%) HTML
6 7 (10.94%) WCF
6 7 (10.94%) jQuery
7 6 (9.38%) WPF
8 5 (7.81%) Ajax
9 4 (6.25%) WinForms
10 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.13%) JSON
11 2 (3.13%) HTML5
12 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.56%) CSS3
12 1 (1.56%) Laravel
12 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.56%) Web Services
12 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (17.19%) Device Driver
2 11 (17.19%) Algorithms
3 10 (15.63%) Mathematics
4 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (9.38%) VHDL
6 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.13%) Open Source
7 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.56%) User Experience
8 1 (1.56%) NHS
8 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
1 11 (17.19%) Nucleus RTOS
2 4 (6.25%) VxWorks
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) OO
2 11 (17.19%) OOD
2 11 (17.19%) UML
2 11 (17.19%) Software Architecture
3 10 (15.63%) MVC
4 9 (14.06%) Multithreading
4 9 (14.06%) Low Latency
5 8 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 8 (12.50%) Project Management
6 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.94%) Functional Programming
7 6 (9.38%) Signal Processing
7 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Validation
8 5 (7.81%) Scrum
9 4 (6.25%) TDD
10 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) C#
2 27 (42.19%) C++
3 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.19%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) MATLAB
5 9 (14.06%) C
6 7 (10.94%) Erlang
7 6 (9.38%) Scala
7 6 (9.38%) Haskell
8 5 (7.81%) Embedded C
8 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.13%) VB6
10 2 (3.13%) VB
11 1 (1.56%) Clojure
11 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.56%) PHP
11 1 (1.56%) Fortran
11 1 (1.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) HND
5 1 (1.56%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
1 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) MOM
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) QNX
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Perforce
4 2 (3.13%) Intel
5 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
Stafford, Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago