Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Worcestershire > Worcester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 29 12
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 9.79% 4.46% 14.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.95% 5.10% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 37
Worcester median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,350
90th Percentile £55,625 £55,000 £56,000
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +2.94%

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 Worcester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 210 196 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 89.36% 87.50% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 192 182 202
Worcester median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,125 £60,000 £52,250
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Worcester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Worcester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Worcester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Worcester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Worcester

For the 6 months to 20 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 Worcester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) OOP
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) JIRA
4 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 6 (26.09%) Qt
4 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 6 (26.09%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) C
4 6 (26.09%) .NET
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) MVC
5 5 (21.74%) STL
5 5 (21.74%) CMake
5 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (17.39%) Embedded C
7 3 (13.04%) LAMP
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) PHP
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) MySQL
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) WPF

Software Engineering
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 (26.09%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) SMS
3 1 (4.35%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) CMake
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
5 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
1 6 (26.09%) Qt
2 5 (21.74%) STL
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (13.04%) LAMP
4 3 (13.04%) Symfony
4 3 (13.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) OOP
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) BDD
3 6 (26.09%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) C
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded C
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) TickIT
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 26262
2 1 (4.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware