Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Herefordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 18 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 4.07% 9.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 9.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Herefordshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00% +9.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Herefordshire
Permanent vacancies in Herefordshire with a recognized job title 123 160 102
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.16% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 96 133 85
Herefordshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £28,450
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,950 £53,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Herefordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Herefordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Herefordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Herefordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +5 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Herefordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) RS-485
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) State Machine
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft