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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 56 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.52% 5.39% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 5.96% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 39
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £79,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
612 587 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 89.74% 90.45% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 554 501 449
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -20 12 £45,000 +20.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £32,500 - 1
Lichfield -1 2 £27,500 +10.00%
Tamworth 0 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 29 (72.50%) C#
1 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (45.00%) MVC
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
5 13 (32.50%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
6 12 (30.00%) jQuery
6 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (30.00%) HTML
7 11 (27.50%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) HTML5
7 11 (27.50%) SDLC
8 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (25.00%) OO
8 10 (25.00%) Degree
9 9 (22.50%) Java
9 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
9 9 (22.50%) SOLID
10 8 (20.00%) SOA
11 7 (17.50%) SaaS
11 7 (17.50%) React
11 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
11 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (15.00%) Low Latency
12 6 (15.00%) DevOps

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
1 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Grunt
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) .NET Software Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Programmer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Software Programmer
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Manager
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C# Programmer
7 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) jQuery
4 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 11 (27.50%) HTML5
5 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (17.50%) React
7 6 (15.00%) CSS3
8 5 (12.50%) Middleware
8 5 (12.50%) WCF
8 5 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) Ajax
10 2 (5.00%) Spring
10 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
10 2 (5.00%) WinForms
10 2 (5.00%) WPF
10 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.50%) Physics
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) MVC
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 13 (32.50%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (27.50%) SDLC
6 10 (25.00%) OO
7 9 (22.50%) SOLID
8 8 (20.00%) SOA
9 6 (15.00%) DevOps
9 6 (15.00%) Functional Programming
9 6 (15.00%) Low Latency
9 6 (15.00%) Open Source
10 5 (12.50%) BDD
10 5 (12.50%) Coaching
10 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 5 (12.50%) System Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.00%) Erlang
5 6 (15.00%) Haskell
6 5 (12.50%) Clojure
6 5 (12.50%) Go
6 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (12.50%) Scala
7 3 (7.50%) F#
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) PHP 4
9 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Google
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
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