The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.82% 10.34% 12.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.43% 14.12% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 19
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +57.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £41,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 170 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 80.60% 73.28% 76.13%
Number of salaries quoted 181 140 165
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Worcestershire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 +2 15 £35,000 +45.83% 3
Redditch +4 10 £32,750 -22.94% 2
Evesham +7 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Malvern - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 45 (71.43%) C#
1 45 (71.43%) .NET
2 34 (53.97%) C++
3 26 (41.27%) C
4 25 (39.68%) HTML
5 24 (38.10%) Degree
6 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
6 22 (34.92%) SQL
7 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET
7 19 (30.16%) CSS
8 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 17 (26.98%) MVC
10 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.40%) Scrum
11 15 (23.81%) XML
12 14 (22.22%) MFC
13 13 (20.63%) Windows
13 13 (20.63%) VC++
13 13 (20.63%) Automotive
13 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
13 13 (20.63%) Web Development
13 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
14 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
14 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
14 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (17.46%) ISO 9000
15 11 (17.46%) TickIT
15 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 7 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.94%) VectorCAST
3 5 (7.94%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 13 (20.63%) Automotive
1 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
2 10 (15.87%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.35%) Military
4 4 (6.35%) Law
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.17%) Electronics
7 1 (1.59%) Finance
7 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Software Engineer
2 27 (42.86%) Developer
3 11 (17.46%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Graduate
6 7 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Systems Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Junior
9 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) PLC Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (71.43%) .NET
2 25 (39.68%) HTML
3 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET
3 19 (30.16%) CSS
4 15 (23.81%) XML
5 14 (22.22%) MFC
6 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
7 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (11.11%) jQuery
8 7 (11.11%) Web Services
9 6 (9.52%) Ajax
10 5 (7.94%) WCF
11 4 (6.35%) WPF
11 4 (6.35%) XSLT
11 4 (6.35%) WinForms
12 2 (3.17%) RESTful
13 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (1.59%) ADO
13 1 (1.59%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.76%) Firmware
2 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.17%) Physics
3 2 (3.17%) Chemistry
3 2 (3.17%) GIS
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) MVC
2 16 (25.40%) Scrum
3 13 (20.63%) Web Development
4 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.29%) TDD
7 8 (12.70%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (11.11%) OO
9 5 (7.94%) OOP
9 5 (7.94%) Web Application Development
10 4 (6.35%) Digital Forensics
10 4 (6.35%) Data Management
11 3 (4.76%) Validation
12 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
12 2 (3.17%) CAD
12 2 (3.17%) Automated Testing
12 2 (3.17%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.17%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
12 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) C#
2 34 (53.97%) C++
3 26 (41.27%) C
4 22 (34.92%) SQL
5 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.63%) VC++
7 8 (12.70%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.94%) Embedded C
9 4 (6.35%) Assembly Language
9 4 (6.35%) MATLAB
10 3 (4.76%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.17%) VB
12 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.11%) MCSD
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) ISO 9000
1 11 (17.46%) TickIT
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Lotus
3 5 (7.94%) MKS
3 5 (7.94%) Fujitsu
4 4 (6.35%) Allen-Bradley
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Borland
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Non contrib Pension,
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, mobile etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago