The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Worcester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 20 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 7.95% 4.05% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.24% 4.05% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +66.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 74 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 96.59% 100.00% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 76 52 102
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Worcestershire

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 25 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Worcester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) C++
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) MFC
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Allen-Bradley
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) VC++
7 2 (12.50%) Firmware
7 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Automotive
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) MFC
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
2 1 (6.25%) Chemistry
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) VC++
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9000
1 1 (6.25%) TickIT
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Borland