Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 26 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 56 89 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.16% 8.19% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 8.73% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 111 50
Staffordshire median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £31,250 £20,875
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £47,500
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 920 1,019 1,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 84.79% 93.74% 86.87%
Number of salaries quoted 774 852 920
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,050 £59,647 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.44% -3.53% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +9 27 £41,250 -8.33% 8
Stafford -13 12 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +7 6 £44,000 +3.53%
Lichfield +11 1 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 34 (60.71%) C#
1 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) .NET
4 21 (37.50%) C++
5 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 18 (32.14%) Degree
6 18 (32.14%) QA
7 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 16 (28.57%) SDLC
8 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (25.00%) TDD
9 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
9 13 (23.21%) Windows
10 12 (21.43%) Scrum
10 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
11 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (17.86%) Algorithms
12 10 (17.86%) Middleware
12 10 (17.86%) Regression Testing
13 9 (16.07%) Physics
13 9 (16.07%) MATLAB
13 9 (16.07%) Simulink
14 8 (14.29%) Firmware
14 8 (14.29%) Electronics
14 8 (14.29%) UML
14 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
14 8 (14.29%) SysML

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 2 (3.57%) ColdFusion
1 2 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Riak
4 1 (1.79%) Redis
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) gulp
4 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.79%) Mocha
4 1 (1.79%) Moq
4 1 (1.79%) MSTest
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.79%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.29%) Electronics
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Automotive
4 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Developer
4 10 (17.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Graduate
5 7 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) MATLAB Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Development Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (17.86%) Middleware
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
5 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.71%) WPF
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) REST
7 4 (7.14%) RESTful
7 4 (7.14%) SOAP
8 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.36%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) LESS
8 3 (5.36%) Sass
8 3 (5.36%) Web Services
8 3 (5.36%) WinForms
9 1 (1.79%) AutoMapper
9 1 (1.79%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) Algorithms
3 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Fintech
4 2 (3.57%) PMI
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 16 (28.57%) SDLC
4 14 (25.00%) TDD
5 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (21.43%) Scrum
7 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
8 10 (17.86%) Regression Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Physics
10 8 (14.29%) Software Architecture
10 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 8 (14.29%) SysML
10 8 (14.29%) UML
11 7 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (8.93%) OO
12 5 (8.93%) SOLID
13 4 (7.14%) MVC
13 4 (7.14%) Project Management
14 3 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) C#
2 27 (48.21%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) C++
4 9 (16.07%) MATLAB
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.93%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) C
9 2 (3.57%) Erlang
9 2 (3.57%) Go
9 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.57%) VB
10 1 (1.79%) Elixir
10 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.79%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.79%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.79%) Python
10 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.57%) PhD
3 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.14%) QA
2 8 (14.29%) IEC 61508
2 8 (14.29%) IEC 62304
3 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Google
2 2 (3.57%) Xamarin