The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 29 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.54% 5.68% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 5.80% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 10
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +68.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
256 224 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.46% 97.82% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 219 194 224
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Worcester -4 6 £35,000 -15.66%
Evesham +7 3 £42,000 -16.00%
Malvern - 3 £41,500 -
Redditch +1 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 31 (75.61%) C++
3 24 (58.54%) C
3 24 (58.54%) C#
4 23 (56.10%) .NET
5 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 14 (34.15%) Scrum
6 13 (31.71%) Windows
6 13 (31.71%) MFC
6 13 (31.71%) Degree
7 12 (29.27%) VC++
8 10 (24.39%) TickIT
8 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
8 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
8 10 (24.39%) ISO 9000
8 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (21.95%) TDD
9 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
10 8 (19.51%) Automotive
11 7 (17.07%) MVC
11 7 (17.07%) XML
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
11 7 (17.07%) HTML
12 6 (14.63%) SQL
12 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
12 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
12 6 (14.63%) Embedded C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.63%) Subversion
2 6 (14.63%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
2 8 (19.51%) Automotive
3 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.32%) Military
3 3 (7.32%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) MFC
3 7 (17.07%) XML
3 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.07%) HTML
4 5 (12.20%) jQuery
5 4 (9.76%) WCF
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) XSLT
6 3 (7.32%) WinForms
6 3 (7.32%) WPF
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
7 1 (2.44%) ADO
7 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Firmware
2 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.88%) Physics
3 2 (4.88%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 14 (34.15%) Scrum
3 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) MVC
6 6 (14.63%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (7.32%) Validation
7 3 (7.32%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (7.32%) Web Development
8 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Project Management
9 1 (2.44%) OOD
9 1 (2.44%) OOP
9 1 (2.44%) OO
9 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) C++
2 24 (58.54%) C
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 12 (29.27%) VC++
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
4 6 (14.63%) Embedded C
5 4 (9.76%) Embedded C++
5 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) TickIT
1 10 (24.39%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) MKS
2 6 (14.63%) Fujitsu
3 4 (9.76%) Allen-Bradley
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Borland