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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 26 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 20 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.13% 11.81% 13.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 17.50% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 22
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £21,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
195 160 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 79.27% 67.51% 75.12%
Number of salaries quoted 177 150 138
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,975
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -2 15 £32,500 +10.16%
Worcester -5 2 £41,000 +64.00%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 41 (70.69%) C#
1 41 (70.69%) .NET
2 29 (50.00%) HTML
3 25 (43.10%) C++
4 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
5 22 (37.93%) Computer Science
6 21 (36.21%) MVC
7 19 (32.76%) SQL
8 18 (31.03%) C
8 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 18 (31.03%) CSS
8 18 (31.03%) Web Development
8 18 (31.03%) Degree
9 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
10 14 (24.14%) XML
10 14 (24.14%) Automotive
11 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
12 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
13 11 (18.97%) Ajax
13 11 (18.97%) Web Services
13 11 (18.97%) OO
14 10 (17.24%) OOP
15 9 (15.52%) Data Management
15 9 (15.52%) Scrum
15 9 (15.52%) VB.NET
16 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
16 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
17 7 (12.07%) Aerospace

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.07%) IBM Notes
2 7 (12.07%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
2 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.62%) VectorCAST
3 1 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 14 (24.14%) Automotive
2 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (12.07%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.90%) Military
4 4 (6.90%) Law
5 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 29 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) .NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Graduate
5 7 (12.07%) Systems Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Junior Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Junior
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) PLC Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Junior C# Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (70.69%) .NET
2 29 (50.00%) HTML
3 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
4 18 (31.03%) CSS
5 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (24.14%) XML
7 12 (20.69%) .NET Framework
8 11 (18.97%) Web Services
8 11 (18.97%) Ajax
9 7 (12.07%) MFC
9 7 (12.07%) RESTful
10 5 (8.62%) jQuery
11 4 (6.90%) WCF
11 4 (6.90%) WPF
11 4 (6.90%) XSLT
11 4 (6.90%) WinForms
12 1 (1.72%) Spring
12 1 (1.72%) Classic ASP
12 1 (1.72%) EJB
12 1 (1.72%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.07%) GIS
3 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) Physics
5 1 (1.72%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) MVC
2 18 (31.03%) Web Development
3 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.97%) OO
5 10 (17.24%) OOP
6 9 (15.52%) Scrum
6 9 (15.52%) Data Management
7 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
7 7 (12.07%) CAD
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (8.62%) Web Application Development
8 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (5.17%) TDD
11 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.45%) Regression Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) C#
2 25 (43.10%) C++
3 19 (32.76%) SQL
4 18 (31.03%) C
4 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.52%) VB.NET
6 7 (12.07%) VC++
7 6 (10.34%) Embedded C
8 5 (8.62%) Assembly Language
9 3 (5.17%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) MCSD
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) ISO 9000
1 5 (8.62%) TickIT
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Lotus
3 5 (8.62%) MKS
3 5 (8.62%) Fujitsu
4 4 (6.90%) Allen-Bradley
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Borland
Worcestershire
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Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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