Period
to 17 June 2021

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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 31 32
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 14 32 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.56% 6.46% 7.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 7.11% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 31
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,063 £38,750 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,750 £43,750 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.57% +5.42% +3.75%
75th Percentile £47,188 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £51,750 £62,500 "
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%

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 506 450 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 92.50% 90.91% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 369 407 559
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,500 £22,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
75th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

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 June 2021. 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
Tamworth +3 6 £41,000 +64.00% 1
Stafford -4 5 £55,000 +15.79%
Stoke-on-Trent -5 1 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, 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 9 (64.29%) Project Management
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
4 4 (28.57%) People Management
4 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Law
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
5 3 (21.43%) EPoS
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (21.43%) Business Case
5 3 (21.43%) Product Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Product Roadmap
5 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (28.57%) Law
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
1 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
1 4 (28.57%) Software Development Team Leader
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Product Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Product Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Product Owner
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Core
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Flex
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) LINQ
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Blazor
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) EPoS
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) People Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Case
3 3 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
3 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Product Roadmap
3 3 (21.43%) Product Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) ES6
4 2 (14.29%) Go
4 2 (14.29%) Haskell
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft