The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.36% 1.52% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.54% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £21,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,500 £64,250
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 408 650 571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.45% 98.63% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 327 593 516
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +3 4 £37,000 -17.77%
Stafford - 4 £43,750 -
Cannock - 2 £42,000 -
Rugeley - 2 £25,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £39,000 -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Staffordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) C#
3 20 (60.61%) .NET
4 16 (48.48%) MVC
5 15 (45.45%) HTML
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
6 14 (42.42%) CSS
7 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
7 13 (39.39%) OO
8 12 (36.36%) XML
8 12 (36.36%) SOA
8 12 (36.36%) Scrum
8 12 (36.36%) Subversion
8 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 11 (33.33%) jQuery
9 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (33.33%) SQL
10 10 (30.30%) Python
10 10 (30.30%) HTML5
10 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
10 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (30.30%) React
10 10 (30.30%) SOLID
10 10 (30.30%) WCF
11 9 (27.27%) C
11 9 (27.27%) TDD
11 9 (27.27%) Electronics

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 8 (24.24%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Profibus
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 12 (36.36%) Subversion
2 8 (24.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 8 (24.24%) SonarQube
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (27.27%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 14 (42.42%) CSS
4 12 (36.36%) XML
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (33.33%) jQuery
6 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
6 10 (30.30%) HTML5
6 10 (30.30%) React
6 10 (30.30%) WCF
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 3 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (9.09%) RESTful
8 3 (9.09%) WPF
9 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.06%) JSON
9 2 (6.06%) Middleware
9 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) SCADA
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) VxWorks
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) MVC
4 13 (39.39%) OO
5 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (36.36%) Scrum
5 12 (36.36%) SOA
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (30.30%) SOLID
7 9 (27.27%) TDD
8 8 (24.24%) Change Control
8 8 (24.24%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Release Management
8 8 (24.24%) Requirements Management
8 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
8 8 (24.24%) V-Model
9 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.09%) Web Development
11 2 (6.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Python
5 9 (27.27%) C
6 8 (24.24%) MATLAB
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (12.12%) C++
9 4 (12.12%) PHP
9 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
9 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
10 2 (6.06%) Clojure
10 2 (6.06%) Erlang
10 2 (6.06%) F#
10 2 (6.06%) Haskell
11 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
11 1 (3.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Atlassian
1 8 (24.24%) Coverity
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle