The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 11 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 21 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 16.03% 14.12% 8.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.27% 16.67% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 5
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 72 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 83.21% 84.71% 71.26%
Number of salaries quoted 104 64 39
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Worcester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Worcester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 23 (60.53%) Degree
2 22 (57.89%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) C++
4 19 (50.00%) C
4 19 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (42.11%) .NET
7 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
8 13 (34.21%) Scrum
8 13 (34.21%) SQL
8 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
9 12 (31.58%) Windows
10 10 (26.32%) Embedded C
11 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
12 8 (21.05%) Physics
13 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
13 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
13 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
13 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
14 6 (15.79%) HTML
14 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
14 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
14 6 (15.79%) SDLC
15 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
15 5 (13.16%) Algorithms
15 5 (13.16%) OO
15 5 (13.16%) MFC
16 4 (10.53%) Java
16 4 (10.53%) JavaScript

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) Modbus
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) PVCS
General
1 3 (7.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Software Engineer
2 17 (44.74%) Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Software Developer
4 9 (23.68%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Graduate
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Graduate Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.16%) MFC
4 3 (7.89%) ATL
4 3 (7.89%) DCOM
4 3 (7.89%) WinForms
4 3 (7.89%) WPF
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) HTML5
4 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.05%) Physics
3 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
4 5 (13.16%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Scrum
3 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.79%) SDLC
5 5 (13.16%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) OOP
6 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) UML
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) MVC
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C#
2 20 (52.63%) C++
3 19 (50.00%) C
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
5 10 (26.32%) Embedded C
6 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
7 4 (10.53%) Java
7 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.26%) VB
8 2 (5.26%) VC++
8 2 (5.26%) VB6
9 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Xilinx
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