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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 25 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 2.38% 1.15% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.15% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £37,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
80 87 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 95.24% 100.00% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 63 82
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) C++
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) MFC
5 4 (30.77%) Allen-Bradley
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) VC++
7 2 (15.38%) C
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Firmware
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) MFC
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Chemistry
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) VC++
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
1 1 (7.69%) TickIT
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Borland