Period
to 19 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

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

Software Developer
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 42 50
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.41% 4.62% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 4.73% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 29
Worcestershire median annual salary £31,500 £38,094 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.31% +4.37% +12.31%
10th Percentile £22,500 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,250 £43,850
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 589 423 570
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.54% 97.69% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 404 338 538
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £38,094 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.58% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,895 £53,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Worcestershire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Worcestershire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Worcestershire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. 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
Redditch +10 6 £25,000 -23.08% 1
Bromsgrove 0 3 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Worcester -7 3 £30,000 -21.25% 10
Malvern - 3 - - 4
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (40.00%) C
7 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (40.00%) CSS
7 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 6 (40.00%) SOA
7 6 (40.00%) OOP
7 6 (40.00%) OO
7 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (40.00%) SaaS
7 6 (40.00%) HTML5
7 6 (40.00%) MVVM
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) TDD

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (40.00%) Ajax
5 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) WPF
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Code First Entity Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
8 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
8 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
8 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows NT
1 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) MVVM
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) OOP
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
7 1 (6.67%) Android Development
7 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) C
5 4 (26.67%) VB
5 4 (26.67%) VB6
6 2 (13.33%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin