The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 32 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.72% 0.49% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.50% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineer
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
167 200 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.98% 98.52% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 148 166 124
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) C
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (46.15%) Bluetooth
3 6 (46.15%) Electronics
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) WinForms
6 2 (15.38%) Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) SCADA
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Erlang
6 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.69%) F#
7 1 (7.69%) Scala
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) SCADA
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Web Design
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
2 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Erlang
6 1 (7.69%) F#
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (7.69%) Clojure
6 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft