Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 72 77 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.00% 6.21% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 6.71% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 75 78 70
Staffordshire median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £29,100 £21,225
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £55,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,200 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.61% -3.75% +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 1039 1148 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.51% 92.58% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 841 1011 927
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +2.07%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,250 £23,150
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +11 31 £40,000 -13.98% 1
Stafford +3 23 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +9 7 £44,000 +21.38%
Cannock 0 3 £32,500 -23.53%
Lichfield -2 1 £50,000 +14.29%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 42 (58.33%) C#
2 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.28%) .NET
4 26 (36.11%) SQL
4 26 (36.11%) C++
5 23 (31.94%) Degree
6 19 (26.39%) TDD
7 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 17 (23.61%) Unit Testing
8 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
9 16 (22.22%) QA
9 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.83%) Mathematics
10 15 (20.83%) Scrum
11 14 (19.44%) SDLC
12 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (18.06%) HTML
12 13 (18.06%) OO
13 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 12 (16.67%) Algorithms
14 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
14 11 (15.28%) Windows
14 11 (15.28%) WPF
14 11 (15.28%) Physics
15 10 (13.89%) OOP
15 10 (13.89%) MATLAB
15 10 (13.89%) Simulink
16 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
16 9 (12.50%) CSS

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 (4.17%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) SaaS
2 5 (6.94%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Profibus
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) Big Data
4 3 (4.17%) Riak
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Selenium
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.39%) Mocha
3 1 (1.39%) Moq
3 1 (1.39%) MSTest
3 1 (1.39%) NUnit
3 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.39%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.11%) Electronics
2 4 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.17%) Automotive
4 2 (2.78%) Finance
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Software Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Developer
3 11 (15.28%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Graduate
5 8 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Web Applications Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.56%) MATLAB Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Junior
9 3 (4.17%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) HTML
3 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
4 11 (15.28%) WPF
5 9 (12.50%) CSS
6 8 (11.11%) Middleware
7 7 (9.72%) WinForms
8 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.33%) HTML5
8 6 (8.33%) LESS
8 6 (8.33%) REST
8 6 (8.33%) Sass
8 6 (8.33%) SOAP
9 5 (6.94%) DOM
10 4 (5.56%) Laravel
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.17%) jQuery
12 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Device Driver
4 4 (5.56%) PMI
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) TDD
3 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
3 17 (23.61%) Unit Testing
4 15 (20.83%) Mathematics
4 15 (20.83%) Scrum
5 14 (19.44%) SDLC
6 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (18.06%) OO
7 11 (15.28%) Physics
8 10 (13.89%) OOP
9 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 8 (11.11%) Software Architecture
10 8 (11.11%) SOLID
10 8 (11.11%) SysML
10 8 (11.11%) UML
11 6 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 5 (6.94%) Project Management
12 5 (6.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) C#
2 26 (36.11%) C++
2 26 (36.11%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.89%) MATLAB
5 8 (11.11%) Java
6 7 (9.72%) C
6 7 (9.72%) PHP
6 7 (9.72%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.33%) Python
8 4 (5.56%) Pascal
9 2 (2.78%) Go
9 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) Elixir
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.39%) Erlang
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.56%) PhD
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) HND
5 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) QA
2 8 (11.11%) IEC 61508
2 8 (11.11%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) Google