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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 26 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 55 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.57% 7.53% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.58% 10.15% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 53 47 22
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £77,500
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
574 463 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.95% 74.20% 82.33%
Number of salaries quoted 454 381 335
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -11 17 £31,500 -21.25%
Burton-upon-Trent - 16 £40,000 - 1
Stafford +4 9 £32,500 - 2
Lichfield -4 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Cannock - 5 £27,500 -
Rugeley -2 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Tamworth -1 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (67.35%) C#
2 59 (60.20%) .NET
3 42 (42.86%) C++
3 42 (42.86%) Degree
4 40 (40.82%) ASP.NET
5 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
5 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
6 29 (29.59%) VB.NET
7 28 (28.57%) Electronics
8 25 (25.51%) SQL
9 24 (24.49%) MVC
10 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (23.47%) C
11 22 (22.45%) MS Excel
12 20 (20.41%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (18.37%) Simulink
13 18 (18.37%) Windows
13 18 (18.37%) Visual Studio
14 16 (16.33%) HTML
14 16 (16.33%) Java
15 15 (15.31%) OO
15 15 (15.31%) Automotive
16 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 14 (14.29%) CSS
16 14 (14.29%) UML
16 14 (14.29%) Algorithms
17 12 (12.24%) WinForms
18 11 (11.22%) Validation
18 11 (11.22%) MKS
18 11 (11.22%) Yourdon

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.04%) Node.js
2 2 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.37%) Simulink
3 11 (11.22%) Stateflow
3 11 (11.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (11.22%) TargetLink
4 7 (7.14%) MS Office
5 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Bluetooth
2 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (2.04%) Modbus
4 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.22%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.12%) Subversion
5 4 (4.08%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.02%) Ant
6 1 (1.02%) Moq
6 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.02%) Phing
General
1 28 (28.57%) Electronics
2 15 (15.31%) Automotive
3 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (69.39%) Software Engineer
2 52 (53.06%) Developer
3 34 (34.69%) Programmer
4 30 (30.61%) .NET Programmer
5 28 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
6 22 (22.45%) .NET Developer
6 22 (22.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 21 (21.43%) Software Developer
8 16 (16.33%) Software Programmer
9 13 (13.27%) C# Programmer
9 13 (13.27%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 10 (10.20%) Agile .NET Developer
11 8 (8.16%) Systems Developer
11 8 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
13 5 (5.10%) Junior
14 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
14 4 (4.08%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (60.20%) .NET
2 40 (40.82%) ASP.NET
3 16 (16.33%) HTML
4 14 (14.29%) CSS
5 12 (12.24%) WinForms
6 10 (10.20%) jQuery
7 9 (9.18%) LINQ
7 9 (9.18%) HTML5
8 8 (8.16%) WPF
8 8 (8.16%) Middleware
9 7 (7.14%) Web Services
9 7 (7.14%) WF
9 7 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.10%) Ajax
10 5 (5.10%) CSS3
11 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.08%) Dojo
12 3 (3.06%) WCF
12 3 (3.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 9 (9.18%) SCADA
4 7 (7.14%) Open Source
5 6 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (6.12%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.10%) N-Tier
7 4 (4.08%) VHDL
7 4 (4.08%) User Experience
8 3 (3.06%) Blog
9 2 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (2.04%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.02%) Arduino
10 1 (1.02%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 10 (10.20%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) UNIX
4 2 (2.04%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.49%) MVC
2 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.31%) OO
4 14 (14.29%) UML
5 11 (11.22%) Validation
5 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
5 11 (11.22%) Requirements Management
5 11 (11.22%) Yourdon
6 8 (8.16%) Functional Programming
6 8 (8.16%) Scrum
6 8 (8.16%) OOP
7 7 (7.14%) CRM
7 7 (7.14%) Project Management
7 7 (7.14%) Workflow
7 7 (7.14%) Web Development
7 7 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 7 (7.14%) Signal Processing
7 7 (7.14%) Low Latency
7 7 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.12%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 66 (67.35%) C#
2 42 (42.86%) C++
3 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
4 29 (29.59%) VB.NET
5 25 (25.51%) SQL
6 23 (23.47%) C
7 16 (16.33%) Java
8 11 (11.22%) Assembly Language
9 10 (10.20%) T-SQL
10 8 (8.16%) Erlang
10 8 (8.16%) F#
10 8 (8.16%) Scala
11 7 (7.14%) Clojure
11 7 (7.14%) MATLAB
12 6 (6.12%) PHP
13 4 (4.08%) Python
13 4 (4.08%) Ruby
14 3 (3.06%) Embedded C
14 3 (3.06%) VB
15 2 (2.04%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 42 (42.86%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) MathWorks
2 11 (11.22%) MKS
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Facebook
4 2 (2.04%) QNX
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (1.02%) Siemens
5 1 (1.02%) Atmel
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, car, pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus scheme
Posted: 22 days ago