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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 7 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 20.14% 21.51% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.58% 23.81% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 3
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.66%
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
123 84 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 85.42% 90.32% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 116 80 37
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 24 (63.16%) Degree
2 23 (60.53%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) C++
4 17 (44.74%) C
4 17 (44.74%) .NET
4 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
4 17 (44.74%) Computer Science
5 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (39.47%) VB.NET
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.95%) Windows
9 10 (26.32%) SQL
9 10 (26.32%) Scrum
10 9 (23.68%) HTML
11 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
11 8 (21.05%) Embedded C
11 8 (21.05%) Embedded C++
11 8 (21.05%) SDLC
12 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
13 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
13 6 (15.79%) MVC
13 6 (15.79%) Physics
13 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
14 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
14 5 (13.16%) Java
14 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
15 4 (10.53%) OO
15 4 (10.53%) CSS
15 4 (10.53%) J2EE
15 4 (10.53%) MFC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
1 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Modbus
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) PVCS
General
1 3 (7.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Software Engineer
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Software Developer
3 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Junior Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Junior
8 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Programmer
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (7.89%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) VB.NET Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Graduate
9 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) Spring
3 4 (10.53%) Spring MVC
3 4 (10.53%) J2EE
3 4 (10.53%) MFC
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.26%) Android SDK
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) WPF
5 2 (5.26%) WinForms
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.26%) ATL
5 2 (5.26%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Physics
3 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) SDLC
4 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) UML
6 2 (5.26%) OOP
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.26%) Android Development
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
2 20 (52.63%) C++
3 17 (44.74%) C
4 15 (39.47%) VB.NET
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 8 (21.05%) Embedded C
6 8 (21.05%) Embedded C++
7 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.16%) Java
9 2 (5.26%) VB
9 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 2 (5.26%) VB6
9 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Xilinx
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