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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 32 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.97% 7.21% 8.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 9.31% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 54
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £54,000 £47,400
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
564 548 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.58% 77.51% 80.64%
Number of salaries quoted 481 421 449
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -3 13 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Stafford -12 3 £35,750 +10.00%
Tamworth - 3 £32,500 -
Lichfield -13 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 44 (77.19%) C#
2 39 (68.42%) .NET
3 20 (35.09%) HTML
4 19 (33.33%) C++
4 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
6 17 (29.82%) SQL
7 16 (28.07%) OO
8 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 15 (26.32%) CSS
8 15 (26.32%) Middleware
9 14 (24.56%) jQuery
10 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (21.05%) MVC
10 12 (21.05%) Java
11 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
11 11 (19.30%) Internet
11 11 (19.30%) Erlang
11 11 (19.30%) WPF
11 11 (19.30%) Degree
11 11 (19.30%) Multithreading
11 11 (19.30%) Functional Programming
11 11 (19.30%) Algorithms
11 11 (19.30%) SDLC
12 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
12 10 (17.54%) WCF
13 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
14 8 (14.04%) Scrum
14 8 (14.04%) HTML5

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Simulink
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
1 11 (19.30%) Internet
2 7 (12.28%) Modbus
3 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Riak
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Subversion
3 4 (7.02%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 25 (43.86%) Software Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Software Developer
3 11 (19.30%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Graduate
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Junior
9 2 (3.51%) C# Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Junior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) .NET
2 20 (35.09%) HTML
3 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 15 (26.32%) CSS
4 15 (26.32%) Middleware
5 14 (24.56%) jQuery
6 11 (19.30%) WPF
7 10 (17.54%) WCF
8 8 (14.04%) HTML5
8 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.53%) Silverlight
11 5 (8.77%) WinForms
12 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
13 3 (5.26%) React
14 2 (3.51%) Web Services
14 2 (3.51%) XML
14 2 (3.51%) LINQ
14 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
15 1 (1.75%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (19.30%) Algorithms
3 8 (14.04%) Data Structures
4 7 (12.28%) Mathematics
5 6 (10.53%) Device Driver
6 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.75%) Physics
7 1 (1.75%) VHDL
7 1 (1.75%) NHS
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) OO
2 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) MVC
3 11 (19.30%) Multithreading
3 11 (19.30%) Functional Programming
3 11 (19.30%) SDLC
4 8 (14.04%) Scrum
5 7 (12.28%) Low Latency
5 7 (12.28%) OOD
6 6 (10.53%) UML
6 6 (10.53%) Software Architecture
6 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Software Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.26%) OOP
10 2 (3.51%) SOA
10 2 (3.51%) Project Management
11 1 (1.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) C#
2 19 (33.33%) C++
3 17 (29.82%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 12 (21.05%) Java
6 11 (19.30%) Erlang
7 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 7 (12.28%) Scala
8 7 (12.28%) Haskell
9 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
10 4 (7.02%) C
10 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.51%) VB
11 2 (3.51%) XAML
11 2 (3.51%) VB6
12 1 (1.75%) Clojure
12 1 (1.75%) PHP
12 1 (1.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) MOM
2 3 (5.26%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) QNX
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Xamarin
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
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