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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 16 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 5.71% 2.22% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.97% 2.22% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,700 £34,500
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
67 90 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 95.71% 100.00% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 65 85 77
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (8.33%) VC++
8 1 (8.33%) MFC
8 1 (8.33%) MCSD
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) MFC
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OO
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VC++
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSD
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification