The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 17 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 31 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 12.20% 12.45% 8.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.55% 12.78% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
247 227 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.24% 97.42% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 220 210 187
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +2 13 £35,000 - 5
Malvern 0 10 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Redditch -10 7 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Evesham -4 1 £42,500 +1.19%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 46 (92.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (78.00%) C++
3 30 (60.00%) C
4 28 (56.00%) Degree
5 24 (48.00%) C#
6 16 (32.00%) .NET
6 16 (32.00%) Embedded C
7 15 (30.00%) Embedded C++
8 13 (26.00%) Windows
9 10 (20.00%) Subversion
9 10 (20.00%) Automotive
9 10 (20.00%) MKS
9 10 (20.00%) Fujitsu
9 10 (20.00%) VectorCAST
9 10 (20.00%) CANoe
10 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (18.00%) WPF
10 9 (18.00%) Electronics
10 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) MFC
11 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
12 7 (14.00%) Scrum
13 6 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
13 6 (12.00%) Assembly Language
13 6 (12.00%) UML
13 6 (12.00%) Embedded Software Development

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Subversion
1 10 (20.00%) VectorCAST
1 10 (20.00%) CANoe
2 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (20.00%) Automotive
2 9 (18.00%) Electronics
3 6 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) WPF
3 8 (16.00%) MFC
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
5 4 (8.00%) WinForms
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) Qt
6 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.00%) ATL
7 2 (4.00%) DCOM
8 1 (2.00%) jQuery
8 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Physics
3 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.00%) VHDL
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.00%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (92.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.00%) Scrum
4 6 (12.00%) UML
4 6 (12.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (10.00%) TDD
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.00%) OO
8 2 (4.00%) OOP
9 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) Validation
9 1 (2.00%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) C++
2 30 (60.00%) C
3 24 (48.00%) C#
4 16 (32.00%) Embedded C
5 15 (30.00%) Embedded C++
6 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (12.00%) Assembly Language
8 5 (10.00%) SQL
9 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.00%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.00%) VB
10 2 (4.00%) Java
10 2 (4.00%) VB6
11 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (56.00%) Degree
2 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) TickIT
2 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) MKS
1 10 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Intel
3 2 (4.00%) Xilinx
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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