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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.17% 10.11% 10.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.90% 14.81% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 22
Average salary £32,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
186 189 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 78.81% 68.23% 75.11%
Number of salaries quoted 174 172 155
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Redditch -1 12 £32,000 +33.33%
Worcester +4 9 £34,500 +38.00%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 36 (67.92%) .NET
2 33 (62.26%) C#
3 26 (49.06%) HTML
4 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET
5 22 (41.51%) C++
6 21 (39.62%) MVC
7 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
7 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
7 18 (33.96%) CSS
8 17 (32.08%) Computer Science
9 16 (30.19%) Degree
9 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (28.30%) SQL
11 14 (26.42%) C
11 14 (26.42%) OO
11 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (22.64%) Web Development
13 11 (20.75%) Ajax
13 11 (20.75%) XML
13 11 (20.75%) Automotive
14 9 (16.98%) OOP
14 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
14 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
14 9 (16.98%) Data Management
15 8 (15.09%) Web Services
16 7 (13.21%) MCSD
16 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
16 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
16 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
16 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.55%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
2 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
1 6 (11.32%) Subversion
1 6 (11.32%) VectorCAST
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) QUnit
General
1 11 (20.75%) Automotive
2 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Aerospace
3 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) Software Engineer
3 16 (30.19%) .NET Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Junior
6 6 (11.32%) Graduate
6 6 (11.32%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Junior Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (5.66%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Graduate C# Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) .NET
2 26 (49.06%) HTML
3 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET
4 18 (33.96%) CSS
5 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (20.75%) Ajax
6 11 (20.75%) XML
7 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
8 8 (15.09%) Web Services
9 7 (13.21%) RESTful
10 5 (9.43%) jQuery
11 4 (7.55%) MFC
12 1 (1.89%) Classic ASP
12 1 (1.89%) EJB
12 1 (1.89%) XSLT
12 1 (1.89%) WinForms
12 1 (1.89%) Spring
12 1 (1.89%) EJB 3.0
12 1 (1.89%) WCF
12 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) GIS
3 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.66%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) MVC
2 14 (26.42%) OO
2 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Web Development
4 9 (16.98%) Data Management
4 9 (16.98%) OOP
5 7 (13.21%) CAD
5 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.32%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.66%) OOD
8 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.89%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) C#
2 22 (41.51%) C++
3 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.30%) SQL
5 14 (26.42%) C
6 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
7 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
8 6 (11.32%) Assembly Language
9 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++
9 4 (7.55%) VC++
10 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.77%) VB
10 2 (3.77%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) MCSD
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9000
1 2 (3.77%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) MKS
2 6 (11.32%) Fujitsu
3 4 (7.55%) Lotus
4 2 (3.77%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (1.89%) Borland
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle