Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 36 71 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.88% 5.90% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 6.68% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 74 77
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,850 £24,750 £29,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,200 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.64% +9.61% -3.75%

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 694 1,063 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 94.04% 88.29% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 583 863 1,046
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £23,550 £21,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £54,750 £57,900 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 November 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 17 November 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 -15 11 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Lichfield +25 9 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Stafford +5 7 £33,900 -20.24% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -9 1 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Tamworth - 1 £45,000 - 3
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 25 (69.44%) C#
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) .NET
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
5 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (22.22%) C
7 8 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 8 (22.22%) MVC
7 8 (22.22%) TDD
8 7 (19.44%) WCF
8 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
9 6 (16.67%) Electronics
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Automotive
9 6 (16.67%) SOA
9 6 (16.67%) REST
9 6 (16.67%) Selenium
9 6 (16.67%) WPF
9 6 (16.67%) Web Development
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) SOLID
10 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence

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 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.78%) ThingWorx
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.56%) Power BI
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) CruiseControl
3 4 (11.11%) Moq
3 4 (11.11%) NUnit
3 4 (11.11%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.56%) AccuRev
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 6 (16.67%) Automotive
1 6 (16.67%) Electronics
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Data Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate
8 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (19.44%) WCF
4 6 (16.67%) REST
4 6 (16.67%) WPF
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 3 (8.33%) WinForms
8 2 (5.56%) DOM
8 2 (5.56%) HTML5
8 2 (5.56%) LESS
8 2 (5.56%) Node.js
8 2 (5.56%) Sass
8 2 (5.56%) SOAP
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.78%) LINQ
9 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) MVC
2 8 (22.22%) TDD
3 6 (16.67%) SOA
3 6 (16.67%) SOLID
3 6 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Mob Programming
5 4 (11.11%) OO
5 4 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.33%) OOP
6 3 (8.33%) Open Source
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) C
3 8 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 5 (13.89%) C++
4 5 (13.89%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Go
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Java 8
6 1 (2.78%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.78%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) DO-178B
1 4 (11.11%) MISRA
1 4 (11.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) EMC
2 1 (2.78%) Google