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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 33 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 50 56 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.97% 8.33% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.67% 10.63% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49 54 26
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
517 527 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.11% 78.42% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 407 447 309
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -6 17 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Lichfield -4 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Stafford -2 8 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -3 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Cannock - 4 £34,750 -
Rugeley -2 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 66 (73.33%) C#
2 65 (72.22%) .NET
3 44 (48.89%) ASP.NET
4 37 (41.11%) SQL Server
5 31 (34.44%) VB.NET
6 30 (33.33%) SQL
6 30 (33.33%) Degree
7 28 (31.11%) JavaScript
8 27 (30.00%) C++
9 22 (24.44%) MVC
10 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (23.33%) OO
10 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
11 19 (21.11%) Windows
12 16 (17.78%) C
12 16 (17.78%) Electronics
13 14 (15.56%) HTML
13 14 (15.56%) T-SQL
14 13 (14.44%) Java
15 12 (13.33%) CSS
15 12 (13.33%) Automotive
15 12 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (12.22%) WinForms
16 11 (12.22%) Visual Studio
16 11 (12.22%) UML
16 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
17 10 (11.11%) Middleware
17 10 (11.11%) Simulink
17 10 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (11.11%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) Simulink
3 8 (8.89%) Stateflow
3 8 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.89%) TargetLink
4 5 (5.56%) MS Office
5 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) HTTP
2 4 (4.44%) Internet
2 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.44%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.11%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.33%) MS Access
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.89%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (6.67%) Subversion
5 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.11%) Selenium
6 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.11%) Moq
6 1 (1.11%) Phing
6 1 (1.11%) Ant
General
1 16 (17.78%) Electronics
2 12 (13.33%) Automotive
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (71.11%) Software Engineer
2 55 (61.11%) Developer
3 36 (40.00%) Programmer
4 31 (34.44%) .NET Programmer
5 30 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 27 (30.00%) .NET Developer
7 16 (17.78%) Software Developer
8 14 (15.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 14 (15.56%) C# Software Engineer
8 14 (15.56%) C# Programmer
9 12 (13.33%) Software Programmer
10 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (7.78%) Systems Developer
13 5 (5.56%) Junior
14 4 (4.44%) SQL Developer
14 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
14 4 (4.44%) Junior Software Engineer
14 4 (4.44%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (72.22%) .NET
2 44 (48.89%) ASP.NET
3 14 (15.56%) HTML
4 12 (13.33%) CSS
5 11 (12.22%) WinForms
6 10 (11.11%) Middleware
6 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.00%) HTML5
7 9 (10.00%) WPF
7 9 (10.00%) jQuery
8 7 (7.78%) LINQ
9 6 (6.67%) Web Services
9 6 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (5.56%) CSS3
10 5 (5.56%) WCF
10 5 (5.56%) WF
10 5 (5.56%) Classic ASP
11 4 (4.44%) Ajax
11 4 (4.44%) Dojo
12 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (7.78%) SCADA
2 7 (7.78%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.56%) Open Source
4 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.22%) Blog
5 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Physics
6 1 (1.11%) Arduino
6 1 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 3 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.11%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) MVC
2 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.33%) OO
3 11 (12.22%) UML
4 10 (11.11%) Scrum
5 9 (10.00%) Web Development
5 9 (10.00%) OOD
5 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.00%) OOP
6 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.89%) Requirements Management
6 8 (8.89%) Validation
6 8 (8.89%) Yourdon
7 7 (7.78%) SOA
8 6 (6.67%) TDD
8 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.67%) Functional Programming
9 5 (5.56%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 66 (73.33%) C#
2 31 (34.44%) VB.NET
3 30 (33.33%) SQL
4 28 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 27 (30.00%) C++
6 16 (17.78%) C
7 14 (15.56%) T-SQL
8 13 (14.44%) Java
9 8 (8.89%) Assembly Language
10 6 (6.67%) PHP
10 6 (6.67%) F#
10 6 (6.67%) Erlang
10 6 (6.67%) Scala
11 5 (5.56%) Clojure
12 4 (4.44%) Python
12 4 (4.44%) Ruby
13 3 (3.33%) VBA
13 3 (3.33%) VBScript
13 3 (3.33%) VB
13 3 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 30 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) MathWorks
2 8 (8.89%) MKS
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Facebook
4 1 (1.11%) Atmel
4 1 (1.11%) QNX
4 1 (1.11%) Siemens
Stone, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, childcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, childcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 7 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands
Ctalk Limited
Salary: £30k - £50k depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago