Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 4.96% 11.73% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 12.93% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 1
Herefordshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,250 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,200 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.61% -3.75% +6.67%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Herefordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 111 147 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 91.74% 90.74% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 85 124 72
Herefordshire median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -16.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,900 £22,000 £29,450
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,250 £53,625
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Herefordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Herefordshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Herefordshire region over the 6 months to 21 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 +1 6 £41,250 +10.00%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Herefordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 5 (83.33%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Firmware
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) RS-485
3 3 (50.00%) Electronics
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) State Machine
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services

Software Engineering
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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft