The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Worcester during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Worcestershire / Worcester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 33 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 3.00% 1.22% 12.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 1.23% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 19
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £33,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 99 163 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 99.00% 99.39% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 95 144 130
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Worcester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Worcester

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Worcester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Worcester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Worcester

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Worcester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) C
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) PVCS
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (25.00%) Physics
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Rockwell
6 2 (25.00%) MISRA
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) Post-Production
7 1 (12.50%) WPF
7 1 (12.50%) Qt
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (12.50%) Assembla

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) RS-232
1 1 (12.50%) RS-485
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PVCS
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Qt
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) Post-Production
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (25.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Rockwell
2 1 (12.50%) Assembla
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft