The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 19 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 8.70% 2.02% 9.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 2.02% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 99 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 95.65% 100.00% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 62 81 80
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Worcester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Worcester region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Worcester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (23.08%) HTML5
8 3 (23.08%) CSS3
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
9 2 (15.38%) C++
9 2 (15.38%) MFC
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
10 1 (7.69%) Ajax
10 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 1 (7.69%) MS Office
10 1 (7.69%) MCSD
10 1 (7.69%) Windows
10 1 (7.69%) Java
10 1 (7.69%) SQL
10 1 (7.69%) VB
10 1 (7.69%) VB.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (15.38%) MFC
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSD
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification