The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 69 58
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.71% 1.32% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.36% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 14
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £49,500 £90,000
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 508 662 603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.58% 96.93% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 419 586 523
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +15 2 £45,000 -
Stafford - 2 £41,250 -
Cannock - 1 £45,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £50,000 -
Rugeley - 1 £25,000 - 1
Software Engineer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) OO
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) WPF
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Open Source
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) C++
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) OOP
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Profibus
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) WPF
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) WinForms
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) JPA
6 1 (5.26%) Memcached
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
1 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (10.53%) SCADA
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) OOD
6 2 (10.53%) Release Management
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
6 2 (10.53%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) Clojure
7 1 (5.26%) Erlang
7 1 (5.26%) F#
7 1 (5.26%) Go
7 1 (5.26%) Haskell
7 1 (5.26%) PHP 4
7 1 (5.26%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) IEC 61508
1 2 (10.53%) IEC 62304
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.53%) Coverity
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Staffordshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Focus Multimedia Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum & pension & death in service benefit
Posted: 17 days ago