Period
to 28 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

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

Software Engineer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 69 61
Rank change year-on-year +40 -8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 5 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.42% 0.83% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 0.85% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 12
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £37,750 £35,975 £29,850
90th Percentile £54,500 £45,875 £47,438
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +14.94% +5.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 251 589 702
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 97.68% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 214 521 622
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,025 £52,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 28 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +20 2 £48,750 - 1
Software Engineer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) TypeScript
6 3 (33.33%) Law
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) WPF
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) WinForms
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) VB
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) SDLC
8 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (11.11%) npm
8 1 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Node.js
8 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Profibus
8 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (11.11%) WinCC
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure
1 1 (11.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) CRUD
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) TypeScript
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Siemens