The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 14 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 14.29% 11.39% 11.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.10% 14.75% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 20
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +66.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 183 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 78.95% 77.22% 73.86%
Number of salaries quoted 181 154 175
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

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 25 July 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 25 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 +1 18 £35,000 +34.61%
Redditch +2 5 £33,000 -22.35%
Evesham +10 4 £43,500 -13.00% 1
Malvern - 4 £37,000 -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 49 (73.13%) C#
1 49 (73.13%) .NET
2 39 (58.21%) C++
3 27 (40.30%) HTML
3 27 (40.30%) Degree
4 26 (38.81%) C
5 23 (34.33%) CSS
5 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
5 23 (34.33%) Computer Science
6 22 (32.84%) SQL
7 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET
8 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
9 19 (28.36%) XML
9 19 (28.36%) MVC
10 16 (23.88%) Scrum
11 15 (22.39%) Automotive
11 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.90%) MFC
13 13 (19.40%) Windows
13 13 (19.40%) VC++
13 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
14 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
14 12 (17.91%) VB.NET
15 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
15 11 (16.42%) ISO 9000
15 11 (16.42%) Manufacturing
15 11 (16.42%) TickIT
15 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
15 11 (16.42%) Web Development
15 11 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.45%) IBM Notes
2 7 (10.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Visual Studio
1 11 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.45%) VectorCAST
2 7 (10.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 15 (22.39%) Automotive
2 11 (16.42%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (10.45%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.97%) Military
5 4 (5.97%) Law
6 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.99%) Finance
7 2 (2.99%) Electronics
8 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (64.18%) Software Engineer
2 29 (43.28%) Developer
3 14 (20.90%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Graduate
5 9 (13.43%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Junior
7 7 (10.45%) Systems Developer
7 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.97%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) PLC Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (73.13%) .NET
2 27 (40.30%) HTML
3 23 (34.33%) CSS
4 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET
5 19 (28.36%) XML
6 14 (20.90%) MFC
7 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
8 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (10.45%) jQuery
10 5 (7.46%) WCF
10 5 (7.46%) Web Services
11 4 (5.97%) WPF
11 4 (5.97%) XSLT
11 4 (5.97%) WinForms
11 4 (5.97%) Ajax
12 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (1.49%) ADO
12 1 (1.49%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.48%) Firmware
2 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) Physics
3 2 (2.99%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) MVC
2 16 (23.88%) Scrum
3 11 (16.42%) Web Development
3 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
4 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.43%) TDD
6 6 (8.96%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
7 5 (7.46%) OO
8 4 (5.97%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (4.48%) OOP
9 3 (4.48%) Validation
10 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.99%) Manual Testing
10 2 (2.99%) Time Management
10 2 (2.99%) Regression Testing
10 2 (2.99%) Data Management
10 2 (2.99%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.99%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (73.13%) C#
2 39 (58.21%) C++
3 26 (38.81%) C
4 22 (32.84%) SQL
5 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
6 13 (19.40%) VC++
7 12 (17.91%) VB.NET
8 7 (10.45%) Embedded C
9 5 (7.46%) Embedded C++
10 4 (5.97%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.99%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.99%) VB
12 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.45%) MCSD
3 2 (2.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) ISO 9000
1 11 (16.42%) TickIT
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Lotus
2 7 (10.45%) MKS
2 7 (10.45%) Fujitsu
3 4 (5.97%) Allen-Bradley
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Borland
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