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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 14 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 10.64% 5.43% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.24% 5.62% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
89 89 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 94.68% 96.74% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 82 84 93
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015, 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 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (45.83%) C++
5 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
5 10 (41.67%) Degree
6 8 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
9 5 (20.83%) Physics
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 4 (16.67%) ATL
10 4 (16.67%) DCOM
10 4 (16.67%) C
10 4 (16.67%) OOP
10 4 (16.67%) WPF
10 4 (16.67%) WinForms
10 4 (16.67%) C++/CLI
10 4 (16.67%) HTML5
11 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
11 3 (12.50%) MVC
11 3 (12.50%) Automotive

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (4.17%) Simulink
1 1 (4.17%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Modbus
1 1 (4.17%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.67%) ATL
5 4 (16.67%) DCOM
5 4 (16.67%) WinForms
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) WPF
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) XSL
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
7 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 11 (45.83%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) C
5 4 (16.67%) C++/CLI
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.17%) VB
8 1 (4.17%) VBA
8 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft