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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 21 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 2.68% 15.05% 6.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 15.05% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 1
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
104 93 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 92.86% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 99 89 43
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Worcester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Time Management
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) MCSD
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) SaaS
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) Node.js
7 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) Electronics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) OpenCL
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) C
6 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSD
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft