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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 11 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 12.17% 12.22% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.96% 12.64% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 3
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -15.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
108 87 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 93.91% 96.67% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 101 84 74
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) C++
4 11 (55.00%) C
4 11 (55.00%) Degree
5 9 (45.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Electronics
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Physics
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
10 2 (10.00%) Scrum
10 2 (10.00%) WinForms
10 2 (10.00%) Change Management
10 2 (10.00%) ATL
10 2 (10.00%) DCOM
10 2 (10.00%) UML
10 2 (10.00%) OOP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) WinForms
2 2 (10.00%) ATL
2 2 (10.00%) DCOM
2 2 (10.00%) MFC
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) WPF
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Physics
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) C++
3 11 (55.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) VB6
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Xilinx
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago