Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 40 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 +29 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 54 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.03% 5.86% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 6.48% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 44 76 37
Staffordshire median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,475 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 798 895 1,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 89.16% 90.40% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 661 715 1,088
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -3 22 £46,250 +18.59% 3
Lichfield +22 14 £50,000 - 4
Stafford +3 4 £39,000 -8.24% 2
Tamworth 0 1 - - 1
Cannock -5 1 £25,000 -36.71%
Burton-upon-Trent -10 1 £40,000 +2.56%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 39 (72.22%) C#
2 25 (46.30%) .NET
3 19 (35.19%) SQL
3 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.93%) TDD
5 13 (24.07%) C
5 13 (24.07%) Linux
5 13 (24.07%) Embedded C
5 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
6 11 (20.37%) Open Source
6 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
7 10 (18.52%) MVC
7 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
7 10 (18.52%) WPF
8 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.67%) HTML
8 9 (16.67%) Java
8 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.67%) Electronics
9 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
9 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (14.81%) Web Development
9 8 (14.81%) MISRA C
9 8 (14.81%) MISRA
9 8 (14.81%) Functional Programming
10 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (12.96%) HTML5
10 7 (12.96%) DO-178B

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 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.56%) Redis
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) NUnit
4 2 (3.70%) Moq
4 2 (3.70%) MSTest
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (16.67%) Electronics
2 5 (9.26%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Software Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Lead Software Design Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Design Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 10 (18.52%) WPF
3 9 (16.67%) HTML
4 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (12.96%) HTML5
6 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (9.26%) Node.js
7 5 (9.26%) WCF
8 4 (7.41%) CSS
8 4 (7.41%) WinForms
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.56%) jQuery
9 3 (5.56%) LINQ
9 3 (5.56%) Memcached
10 2 (3.70%) Angular 2
10 2 (3.70%) CSS3
10 2 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) TDD
3 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (20.37%) Open Source
4 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
5 10 (18.52%) MVC
6 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Functional Programming
7 8 (14.81%) Web Development
8 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (11.11%) Load Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Project Management
11 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.56%) High Availability
12 3 (5.56%) Low Latency
12 3 (5.56%) OO
12 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) C#
2 19 (35.19%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) C
3 13 (24.07%) Embedded C
4 9 (16.67%) Java
4 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.96%) C++
6 6 (11.11%) Erlang
6 6 (11.11%) PHP
6 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.26%) VB
8 4 (7.41%) Go
8 4 (7.41%) Python
9 3 (5.56%) F#
9 3 (5.56%) Haskell
9 3 (5.56%) Java 8
9 3 (5.56%) PHP 5
9 3 (5.56%) PHP 7
9 3 (5.56%) Scala
10 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) MISRA
1 8 (14.81%) MISRA C
2 7 (12.96%) DO-178B
3 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) Zend
4 1 (1.85%) EMC
4 1 (1.85%) MKS
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle