Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 34 64
Rank change year-on-year -2 +30 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 48 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.34% 6.72% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 7.36% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 92 36
Staffordshire median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £25,950 £29,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £51,250 £59,375
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 791 829 1,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 87.99% 91.30% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 666 657 1,040
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +7 24 £43,750 +12.18% 2
Lichfield +14 8 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Stafford 0 3 £38,000 -10.59% 1
Cannock -8 1 £25,000 -35.90%
Burton-upon-Trent -9 1 £32,500 -16.67% 1
Tamworth -12 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 35 (72.92%) C#
2 24 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) TDD
4 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 11 (22.92%) Linux
8 10 (20.83%) C++
8 10 (20.83%) MVC
8 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Open Source
9 9 (18.75%) HTML
9 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.58%) Java
11 7 (14.58%) C
11 7 (14.58%) Embedded C
11 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
11 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (14.58%) QA
11 7 (14.58%) Functional Programming
11 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (12.50%) SDLC
12 6 (12.50%) MISRA C
12 6 (12.50%) MISRA
12 6 (12.50%) Erlang
12 6 (12.50%) WPF

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 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Redis
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) NUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Moq
4 2 (4.17%) MSTest
4 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) gulp
5 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.42%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Automotive
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Software Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Software Design Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.75%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (12.50%) HTML5
5 6 (12.50%) WPF
6 5 (10.42%) CSS
6 5 (10.42%) WCF
7 4 (8.33%) Node.js
7 4 (8.33%) RESTful
7 4 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.25%) jQuery
8 3 (6.25%) Memcached
8 3 (6.25%) REST
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.17%) Angular 2
9 2 (4.17%) CSS3
9 2 (4.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) TDD
2 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
3 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) MVC
4 10 (20.83%) Open Source
4 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (14.58%) Functional Programming
6 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.50%) SDLC
8 5 (10.42%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Load Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) SOLID
10 3 (6.25%) Low Latency
10 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) C#
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) C++
4 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.58%) C
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C
5 7 (14.58%) Java
6 6 (12.50%) Erlang
6 6 (12.50%) PHP
6 6 (12.50%) VB
6 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.25%) F#
7 3 (6.25%) Go
7 3 (6.25%) Haskell
7 3 (6.25%) Java 8
7 3 (6.25%) PHP 5
7 3 (6.25%) PHP 7
7 3 (6.25%) Python
7 3 (6.25%) Scala
7 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 6 (12.50%) MISRA
2 6 (12.50%) MISRA C
3 5 (10.42%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Google
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Zend
3 1 (2.08%) MKS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Xamarin