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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 30 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.82% 2.28% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 2.36% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 10
Average salary £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
282 254 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 97.92% 96.58% 99.47%
Number of salaries quoted 204 217 170
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) C++
4 6 (35.29%) C
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
4 6 (35.29%) Electronics
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Bluetooth
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (17.65%) Middleware
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 3 (17.65%) WinForms
8 2 (11.76%) Web Design
8 2 (11.76%) Back Office
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) JIRA
8 2 (11.76%) Validation
8 2 (11.76%) Subversion
8 2 (11.76%) VB
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.76%) PHP
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) Ant
8 2 (11.76%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Bluetooth
2 2 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Ant
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) WinForms
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.88%) SCADA
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.88%) Blog
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 2 (11.76%) Web Design
2 2 (11.76%) Functional Programming
3 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) OOD
3 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (5.88%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) C
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Erlang
4 2 (11.76%) F#
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) Clojure
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Remedy
1 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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