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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 17 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 10.61% 2.44% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.94% 2.56% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
128 78 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 96.97% 95.12% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 122 71 65
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Worcester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (89.66%) Software Engineering
2 20 (68.97%) C++
2 20 (68.97%) C
3 14 (48.28%) C#
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) Degree
5 10 (34.48%) Embedded C
6 9 (31.03%) Embedded C++
7 8 (27.59%) .NET
8 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
8 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.69%) Electronics
9 6 (20.69%) Physics
9 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) MFC
10 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
10 5 (17.24%) SDLC
11 4 (13.79%) OO
12 3 (10.34%) HTML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) Modbus
2 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) PVCS
General
1 6 (20.69%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Music Industry
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) MFC
3 3 (10.34%) ATL
3 3 (10.34%) DCOM
3 3 (10.34%) WinForms
3 3 (10.34%) WPF
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Physics
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
2 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) DTV
3 1 (3.45%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) UML
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.45%) MVC
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C
1 20 (68.97%) C++
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Embedded C
4 9 (31.03%) Embedded C++
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.34%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) VB
7 2 (6.90%) VC++
7 2 (6.90%) VB6
8 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.45%) VBA
8 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Xilinx
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
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