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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 23 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.86% 12.73% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.05% 13.15% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 10
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £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
232 213 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.89% 96.82% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 208 197 195
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £45,000 £43,100
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -3 7 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Redditch -14 7 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Malvern +1 6 £41,750 +11.33% 2
Evesham - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 37 (94.87%) Software Engineering
2 29 (74.36%) C++
3 25 (64.10%) C
4 20 (51.28%) Degree
5 15 (38.46%) C#
6 14 (35.90%) Embedded C
7 12 (30.77%) Embedded C++
7 12 (30.77%) .NET
8 9 (23.08%) Automotive
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
9 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
9 8 (20.51%) MKS
9 8 (20.51%) Fujitsu
9 8 (20.51%) Subversion
9 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (20.51%) VectorCAST
9 8 (20.51%) CANoe
10 7 (17.95%) Electronics
10 7 (17.95%) Assembly Language
11 6 (15.38%) UML
11 6 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.82%) Change Management
13 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
13 4 (10.26%) MFC
13 4 (10.26%) Windows
13 4 (10.26%) Linux

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Subversion
1 8 (20.51%) VectorCAST
1 8 (20.51%) CANoe
2 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Automotive
2 7 (17.95%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) MFC
3 3 (7.69%) WPF
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) Qt
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) ATL
5 1 (2.56%) DCOM
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Physics
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.13%) VHDL
3 2 (5.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.38%) UML
3 6 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.56%) OOP
7 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) C++
2 25 (64.10%) C
3 15 (38.46%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) Embedded C
5 12 (30.77%) Embedded C++
6 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
7 7 (17.95%) Assembly Language
8 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.56%) VC++
10 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) TickIT
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) MKS
1 8 (20.51%) Fujitsu
2 2 (5.13%) Xilinx
2 2 (5.13%) Intel
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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