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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 29 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.88% 9.03% 8.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 9.26% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 19
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
235 270 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.74% 97.47% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 220 248 214
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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
Redditch -2 7 £32,500 +35.41%
Worcester +1 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 23 (95.83%) Software Engineering
2 16 (66.67%) C++
3 13 (54.17%) C
4 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
4 7 (29.17%) Automotive
4 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) VectorCAST
5 6 (25.00%) MKS
5 6 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) Subversion
5 6 (25.00%) Fujitsu
6 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) VC++
8 3 (12.50%) MFC
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (8.33%) Allen-Bradley
9 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
9 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Automotive
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) MFC
3 1 (4.17%) EJB
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Physics
2 1 (4.17%) Chemistry
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Software Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C++
2 13 (54.17%) C
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.50%) VC++
7 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9000
1 1 (4.17%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) MKS
1 6 (25.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (8.33%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Borland