Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 38 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 35 59 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.65% 5.47% 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 6.29% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 107
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,850 £24,750 £30,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -

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 563 938 1,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 90.81% 86.93% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 502 787 868
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,550 £59,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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
Stafford +16 12 £33,900 -35.43% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +3 7 - -
Tamworth - 5 £34,500 - 4
Stoke-on-Trent -23 4 £55,000 +33.33% 1
Lichfield +3 3 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Cannock - 1 £41,500 - 1
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 26 (74.29%) C#
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) .NET
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
5 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
6 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
6 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
6 12 (34.29%) SOA
6 12 (34.29%) Selenium
7 11 (31.43%) WCF
7 11 (31.43%) C++
8 10 (28.57%) C
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
8 10 (28.57%) TDD
8 10 (28.57%) REST
9 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (25.71%) Mathematics
9 9 (25.71%) MVC
9 9 (25.71%) Automotive
9 9 (25.71%) MATLAB
9 9 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (22.86%) NUnit
10 8 (22.86%) ReSharper
10 8 (22.86%) Refactoring
10 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
10 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (22.86%) Moq

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:

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Simulink
2 1 (2.86%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.86%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) GitHub
2 4 (11.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
1 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.86%) Moq
2 8 (22.86%) NUnit
2 8 (22.86%) ReSharper
3 6 (17.14%) CruiseControl
4 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.86%) CANoe
5 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Automotive
3 7 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (11.43%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Software Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Data Scientist
5 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Engineering Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Software Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (31.43%) WCF
4 10 (28.57%) REST
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.43%) CSS
6 4 (11.43%) HTML
6 4 (11.43%) SOAP
7 2 (5.71%) DOM
7 2 (5.71%) LESS
7 2 (5.71%) Sass
7 2 (5.71%) Web Services
8 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) SOA
3 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 9 (25.71%) Mathematics
4 9 (25.71%) MVC
4 9 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (22.86%) Analytics
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) Mob Programming
5 8 (22.86%) Refactoring
5 8 (22.86%) SOLID
6 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (20.00%) Data Science
6 7 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 7 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 7 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) C++
4 10 (28.57%) C
5 9 (25.71%) MATLAB
6 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.00%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) R
8 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
1 7 (20.00%) PhD
2 4 (11.43%) HND
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) MathWorks
2 1 (2.86%) MKS