The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 11 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.30% 1.95% 5.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.96% 1.98% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
73 252 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 84.88% 98.44% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 142 75
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Stevenage region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) C
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) XSL
5 4 (28.57%) XSLT
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) XPath
5 4 (28.57%) WinForms
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) XSL
1 4 (28.57%) XSLT
1 4 (28.57%) WinForms
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 4 (28.57%) HTML5
1 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) GTK+
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Symfony
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 4 (28.57%) XPath
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Ada
5 2 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) IEC 61508
1 2 (14.29%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft