Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 40 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 45 62 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.54% 6.07% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 6.78% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37 72 48
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,625 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% -9.72% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,750 £54,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 747 915 1,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 91.88% 89.53% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 611 729 1,046
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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 -6 17 £43,750 +12.90% 8
Lichfield +28 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Stafford +7 5 £38,000 -15.56% 4
Burton-upon-Trent -14 1 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Tamworth - 1 £45,000 - 5
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 33 (73.33%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) .NET
4 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (26.67%) C
4 12 (26.67%) Embedded C
5 10 (22.22%) TDD
6 9 (20.00%) MVC
6 9 (20.00%) Electronics
6 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (17.78%) Linux
7 8 (17.78%) WPF
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.78%) MISRA C
7 8 (17.78%) MISRA
7 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (15.56%) DO-178B
8 7 (15.56%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Bluetooth
8 7 (15.56%) Java
9 6 (13.33%) C++
9 6 (13.33%) Web Development
9 6 (13.33%) Degree
10 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.11%) Load Testing

Software Engineering
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 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) ThingWorx
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Redis
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium
3 3 (6.67%) Moq
3 3 (6.67%) NUnit
4 2 (4.44%) AccuRev
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (20.00%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Software Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Electronics Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Graduate
10 2 (4.44%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Software Design Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
10 2 (4.44%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (17.78%) WPF
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.89%) HTML
6 4 (8.89%) REST
6 4 (8.89%) WCF
6 4 (8.89%) WinForms
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.67%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) Node.js
8 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.44%) CSS
8 2 (4.44%) Memcached
8 2 (4.44%) Web Services
9 1 (2.22%) DOM
9 1 (2.22%) LINQ
9 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) TDD
3 9 (20.00%) MVC
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (15.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Web Development
7 5 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Open Source
7 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) SOA
8 4 (8.89%) SOLID
9 3 (6.67%) Functional Programming
9 3 (6.67%) OOP
10 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.44%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) C#
2 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) C
3 12 (26.67%) Embedded C
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) C++
6 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
7 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.67%) Go
8 3 (6.67%) Python
9 2 (4.44%) Java 8
9 2 (4.44%) PHP 5
9 2 (4.44%) PHP 7
9 2 (4.44%) VB
10 1 (2.22%) Erlang
10 1 (2.22%) F#
10 1 (2.22%) Haskell
10 1 (2.22%) Scala
10 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) MISRA
1 8 (17.78%) MISRA C
2 7 (15.56%) DO-178B
3 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Google
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
3 1 (2.22%) Zend