The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 16 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 6.67% 6.15% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.74% 6.15% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineer
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 65 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 98.89% 100.00% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 84 59 88
Average salary £35,000 £34,875 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +7.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Worcester

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Worcester

Software Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) MFC
6 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (12.50%) EJB
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) JBoss
6 1 (12.50%) VC++
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
6 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) MFC
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree