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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 17 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 36 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 14.01% 3.42% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 3.49% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 9
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £42,500 £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
252 258 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.05% 98.10% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 232 219 191
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +9 14 £36,750 -2.00% 6
Malvern +8 13 £27,000 -36.47%
Redditch +1 10 £35,250 -6.00% 2
Bromsgrove - 3 £30,000 -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 64 (92.75%) Software Engineering
2 57 (82.61%) C++
3 36 (52.17%) C
4 32 (46.38%) C#
5 31 (44.93%) Degree
6 28 (40.58%) Windows
7 24 (34.78%) .NET
8 23 (33.33%) Embedded C
9 22 (31.88%) Embedded C++
10 18 (26.09%) WPF
11 17 (24.64%) MFC
11 17 (24.64%) Java
12 15 (21.74%) Computer Science
13 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (18.84%) HTML
14 12 (17.39%) Scrum
14 12 (17.39%) WinForms
14 12 (17.39%) HTML5
15 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
15 11 (15.94%) SDLC
15 11 (15.94%) Automotive
15 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
16 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
16 10 (14.49%) MKS
16 10 (14.49%) Fujitsu
16 10 (14.49%) Subversion
16 10 (14.49%) CANoe
16 10 (14.49%) VectorCAST
17 9 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
17 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.90%) Modbus
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Subversion
1 10 (14.49%) VectorCAST
1 10 (14.49%) CANoe
2 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) PVCS
General
1 11 (15.94%) Automotive
2 9 (13.04%) Electronics
3 8 (11.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) .NET
2 18 (26.09%) WPF
3 17 (24.64%) MFC
4 13 (18.84%) HTML
5 12 (17.39%) HTML5
5 12 (17.39%) WinForms
6 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.70%) Qt
8 3 (4.35%) ATL
8 3 (4.35%) DCOM
9 2 (2.90%) XML
9 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.45%) jQuery
10 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.45%) Spring
10 1 (1.45%) CSS
10 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 9 (13.04%) User Experience
2 9 (13.04%) Thin Client
3 8 (11.59%) Physics
4 7 (10.14%) Mathematics
5 5 (7.25%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.45%) DTV
7 1 (1.45%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.45%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (92.75%) Software Engineering
2 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.39%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
4 11 (15.94%) SDLC
5 9 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.14%) TDD
6 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Open Source
7 4 (5.80%) OO
8 3 (4.35%) UML
8 3 (4.35%) OOP
9 2 (2.90%) Change Management
9 2 (2.90%) Data Architecture
10 1 (1.45%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.45%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.45%) MVC
10 1 (1.45%) Validation
10 1 (1.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (82.61%) C++
2 36 (52.17%) C
3 32 (46.38%) C#
4 23 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 22 (31.88%) Embedded C++
6 17 (24.64%) Java
7 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.70%) SQL
8 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.35%) VC++
10 2 (2.90%) VB
10 2 (2.90%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.90%) VB6
11 1 (1.45%) VBA
11 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) TickIT
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) MKS
1 10 (14.49%) Fujitsu
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.90%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago