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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 44 45 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.96% 7.25% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 9.83% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
509 458 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.54% 73.75% 76.88%
Number of salaries quoted 432 387 325
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 December 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
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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
Burton-upon-Trent +13 8 £50,000 +66.66%
Stoke-on-Trent -16 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Lichfield - 6 £37,500 - 1
Stafford +2 5 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Cannock - 3 £40,000 - 1
Rugeley - 1 £27,500 -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (56.86%) C#
2 47 (46.08%) C++
3 46 (45.10%) .NET
4 44 (43.14%) Degree
5 36 (35.29%) Electronics
6 30 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
8 25 (24.51%) Embedded Systems
9 24 (23.53%) C
9 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 23 (22.55%) Simulink
11 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
11 21 (20.59%) Algorithms
12 19 (18.63%) SQL
12 19 (18.63%) VB.NET
12 19 (18.63%) Linux
12 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
12 19 (18.63%) Visual Studio
13 18 (17.65%) Java
14 17 (16.67%) UML
14 17 (16.67%) Middleware
15 15 (14.71%) Validation
15 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (14.71%) Low Latency
16 14 (13.73%) Erlang
17 13 (12.75%) F#
17 13 (12.75%) Scala
17 13 (12.75%) Chartered Engineer
17 13 (12.75%) Windows
17 13 (12.75%) Functional Programming

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.86%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.86%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.96%) Node.js
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 23 (22.55%) Simulink
3 11 (10.78%) Stateflow
3 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (10.78%) TargetLink
4 7 (6.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
1 11 (10.78%) Internet
2 8 (7.84%) Bluetooth
3 4 (3.92%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.78%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (4.90%) Subversion
4 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.94%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.94%) PVCS
5 3 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.96%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (35.29%) Electronics
2 11 (10.78%) Automotive
3 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.98%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 40 (39.22%) Developer
3 31 (30.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 22 (21.57%) Programmer
5 21 (20.59%) .NET Software Engineer
6 19 (18.63%) .NET Programmer
7 17 (16.67%) .NET Developer
8 15 (14.71%) Software Developer
9 11 (10.78%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (10.78%) Electronics Engineer
9 11 (10.78%) Software Programmer
10 9 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (7.84%) C# Programmer
12 7 (6.86%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (6.86%) Systems Developer
13 5 (4.90%) Agile .NET Developer
14 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
14 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (3.92%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (45.10%) .NET
2 30 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 17 (16.67%) Middleware
4 11 (10.78%) WinForms
5 10 (9.80%) WCF
5 10 (9.80%) HTML
6 9 (8.82%) WPF
6 9 (8.82%) LINQ
6 9 (8.82%) CSS
7 7 (6.86%) .NET Framework
7 7 (6.86%) WF
8 6 (5.88%) jQuery
9 4 (3.92%) JSON
9 4 (3.92%) Web Services
10 3 (2.94%) Ajax
10 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (1.96%) CSS3
11 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (20.59%) Algorithms
3 13 (12.75%) Open Source
4 12 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 8 (7.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (7.84%) VHDL
6 6 (5.88%) Device Driver
7 5 (4.90%) Blog
8 4 (3.92%) SCADA
9 2 (1.96%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.98%) User Experience
10 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.98%) Physics
10 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Linux
2 13 (12.75%) Windows
3 9 (8.82%) UNIX
4 6 (5.88%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.67%) UML
2 15 (14.71%) Validation
2 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.71%) Low Latency
3 13 (12.75%) Project Management
3 13 (12.75%) Functional Programming
4 12 (11.76%) MVC
4 12 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 11 (10.78%) Data Analysis
5 11 (10.78%) Requirements Management
5 11 (10.78%) Signal Processing
5 11 (10.78%) Yourdon
5 11 (10.78%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.80%) OO
6 10 (9.80%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (6.86%) CRM
7 7 (6.86%) Workflow
7 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.88%) Scrum
8 6 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (56.86%) C#
2 47 (46.08%) C++
3 24 (23.53%) C
4 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 19 (18.63%) SQL
5 19 (18.63%) VB.NET
6 18 (17.65%) Java
7 14 (13.73%) Erlang
8 13 (12.75%) F#
8 13 (12.75%) Scala
9 12 (11.76%) MATLAB
9 12 (11.76%) Clojure
10 11 (10.78%) Assembly Language
11 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
12 5 (4.90%) Haskell
13 4 (3.92%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.94%) Python
14 3 (2.94%) Ruby
15 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.98%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 44 (43.14%) Degree
2 13 (12.75%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) HND
4 1 (0.98%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.78%) MathWorks
2 11 (10.78%) MKS
3 6 (5.88%) QNX
4 3 (2.94%) Perforce
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle
5 2 (1.96%) Facebook
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