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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 58 45
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 32 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.08% 2.93% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 3.26% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 27
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 465 614 564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 88.40% 89.90% 90.10%
Number of salaries quoted 380 542 491
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 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 +24 16 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Stafford - 6 £45,000 -
Cannock - 5 £40,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent +11 2 - -
Lichfield +4 2 £50,000 -
Rugeley - 1 £25,000 - 1
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 36 (58.06%) C#
2 34 (54.84%) .NET
3 20 (32.26%) Java
4 19 (30.65%) SQL
5 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
5 18 (29.03%) OO
6 14 (22.58%) OOP
6 14 (22.58%) HTML
6 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (22.58%) WPF
7 13 (20.97%) Mathematics
7 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
7 13 (20.97%) VB.NET
8 12 (19.35%) C++
8 12 (19.35%) CSS
8 12 (19.35%) Degree
8 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
9 11 (17.74%) PHP
9 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
10 10 (16.13%) MVC
10 10 (16.13%) WinForms
11 9 (14.52%) Physics
11 9 (14.52%) MySQL
12 8 (12.90%) Linux
13 7 (11.29%) Laravel
13 7 (11.29%) Open Source
14 6 (9.68%) HTML5
14 6 (9.68%) Web Application Development
14 6 (9.68%) Algorithms

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 (4.84%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.23%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) SaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Riak
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.23%) Electronics
1 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Software Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Graduate
4 8 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Computer Science Graduate
7 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) WPF Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (54.84%) .NET
2 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 14 (22.58%) WPF
3 12 (19.35%) CSS
4 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
5 10 (16.13%) WinForms
6 7 (11.29%) Laravel
7 6 (9.68%) HTML5
8 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.45%) jQuery
8 4 (6.45%) Middleware
9 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.84%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.84%) WCF
9 3 (4.84%) Web Services
9 3 (4.84%) XML
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.23%) Memcached
10 2 (3.23%) Regular Expression
10 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.68%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.45%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Blog
5 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) PMI
5 2 (3.23%) SCADA
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) OO
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) OOP
3 13 (20.97%) Mathematics
4 10 (16.13%) MVC
5 9 (14.52%) Physics
6 7 (11.29%) Open Source
7 6 (9.68%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (9.68%) Multithreading
7 6 (9.68%) Scrum
7 6 (9.68%) Web Application Development
7 6 (9.68%) Web Development
8 5 (8.06%) Data Management
8 5 (8.06%) OOD
9 4 (6.45%) Change Control
9 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (6.45%) Project Management
9 4 (6.45%) SDLC
9 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) C#
2 20 (32.26%) Java
3 19 (30.65%) SQL
4 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.97%) VB.NET
5 12 (19.35%) C++
6 11 (17.74%) PHP
7 6 (9.68%) Python
8 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.45%) Clojure
9 4 (6.45%) Erlang
9 4 (6.45%) Go
9 4 (6.45%) Haskell
10 3 (4.84%) F#
11 2 (3.23%) C
11 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.23%) PHP 4
11 2 (3.23%) PHP 5
12 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) HND
2 2 (3.23%) PhD
2 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.23%) IEC 61508
2 2 (3.23%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.23%) Coverity
2 2 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Zend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Accreditations, bonus, gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Focus Multimedia Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum & pension & death in service benefit
Posted: 16 days ago