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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 10 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 18 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 17.14% 6.12% 13.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.22% 9.38% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 12
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £33,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
89 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 84.76% 65.31% 71.59%
Number of salaries quoted 87 27 61
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 26 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Worcester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 12 (60.00%) Degree
4 8 (40.00%) C++
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) OOD
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) C++/CLI
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Ajax
8 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (20.00%) Physics
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.00%) VB
10 2 (10.00%) Java
10 2 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) Linux

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) QUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (35.00%) Programmer
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Programmer
6 6 (30.00%) VB.NET Programmer
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (20.00%) Junior
8 2 (10.00%) Graduate
8 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) Ajax
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) EJB
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.00%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (20.00%) Physics
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) OOD
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
1 12 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) C++/CLI
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft