The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Stafford during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 6.06% - 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% - 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Median salary £42,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 65 57 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 98.48% 100.00% 98.61%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 59
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Stafford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Electronics
3 9 (75.00%) C
4 8 (66.67%) Python
4 8 (66.67%) VxWorks
4 8 (66.67%) MATLAB
4 8 (66.67%) Simulink
4 8 (66.67%) Subversion
4 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (66.67%) Requirements Management
4 8 (66.67%) JIRA
4 8 (66.67%) Release Management
4 8 (66.67%) Atlassian
4 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (66.67%) Coverity
4 8 (66.67%) V-Model
4 8 (66.67%) Confluence
4 8 (66.67%) Profibus
4 8 (66.67%) SonarQube
4 8 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
4 8 (66.67%) IEC 61508
4 8 (66.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Profibus
2 1 (8.33%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
1 8 (66.67%) SonarQube
1 8 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (75.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JPA
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) Change Control
4 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
4 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Release Management
4 8 (66.67%) Requirements Management
4 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (66.67%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) QMS
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
2 8 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 8 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Atlassian
1 8 (66.67%) Coverity
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle