Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcester 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
Worcestershire > Worcester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 36 22
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 5.96% 1.31% 8.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 1.36% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 22
Worcester median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,500 £43,750
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +20.00% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester. 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
Worcester
Permanent vacancies in Worcester with a recognized job title 233 221 247
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.15% 96.51% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 215 207 229
Worcester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,550 £24,835
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £49,000
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 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 Worcester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 6 (42.86%) Qt
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) CMake
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) STL
5 5 (35.71%) C
6 4 (28.57%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
7 3 (21.43%) WPF
8 2 (14.29%) Automotive
8 2 (14.29%) Advertising
9 1 (7.14%) ISO 26262
9 1 (7.14%) MISRA
9 1 (7.14%) Electronics
9 1 (7.14%) Firmware
9 1 (7.14%) Java
9 1 (7.14%) .NET
9 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.14%) Degree
9 1 (7.14%) Computer Science

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 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) CMake
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Qt
2 5 (35.71%) STL
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 26262
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware