Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Stafford during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 30 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 9.82% 3.23% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 3.31% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 0
Stafford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Staffordshire median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +16.88% +7.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Stafford
Permanent vacancies in Stafford with a recognized job title 160 151 125
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.16% 97.42% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 154 119 101
Stafford median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £48,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stafford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Stafford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Stafford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Stafford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Stafford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Stafford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stafford region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 13 (81.25%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) MATLAB
4 9 (56.25%) Simulink
4 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Degree
4 9 (56.25%) QA
5 8 (50.00%) SysML
5 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) Software Architecture
5 8 (50.00%) IEC 61508
5 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 8 (50.00%) IEC 62304
5 8 (50.00%) Electronics
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (50.00%) UML
5 8 (50.00%) Firmware
5 8 (50.00%) Middleware
6 6 (37.50%) C#
7 5 (31.25%) C++
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) C
7 5 (31.25%) Python
8 4 (25.00%) Pascal
8 4 (25.00%) VxWorks
8 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) React
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 13 (81.25%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (50.00%) Software Architecture
5 8 (50.00%) SysML
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) UML
5 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
6 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Communications Security
7 2 (12.50%) High Availability
8 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) OO
8 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) MATLAB
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Pascal
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 8 (50.00%) IEC 61508
2 8 (50.00%) IEC 62304
3 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft