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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 25 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.21% 10.50% 9.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.38% 10.88% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 24
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £37,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
191 193 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.95% 96.50% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 178 164 241
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -6 7 £35,000 -1.40%
Redditch - 5 £40,000 -
Malvern - 3 £41,500 - 1
Droitwich +3 1 £34,000 -20.00%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 19 (67.86%) C++
3 18 (64.29%) C
4 10 (35.71%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Embedded C
5 9 (32.14%) Automotive
6 8 (28.57%) MKS
6 8 (28.57%) Fujitsu
6 8 (28.57%) VectorCAST
6 8 (28.57%) Subversion
7 7 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 7 (25.00%) Assembly Language
7 7 (25.00%) C#
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
10 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.71%) Linux
10 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
11 2 (7.14%) Change Management
11 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Electronics
11 2 (7.14%) Finance
11 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
11 2 (7.14%) Advertising
11 2 (7.14%) UML
11 2 (7.14%) Windows

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
1 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Subversion
1 8 (28.57%) VectorCAST
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (32.14%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) MFC
2 1 (3.57%) EJB
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) VHDL
1 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.57%) Physics
1 1 (3.57%) CAN bus
1 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.14%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C++
2 18 (64.29%) C
3 10 (35.71%) Embedded C
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 7 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 7 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) MKS
1 8 (28.57%) Fujitsu
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Intel
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago