The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 3 months to 28 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
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 34 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.58% 4.36% 13.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 4.40% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 40
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £22,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £48,000
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 Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 266 318 291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 98.15% 99.07% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1392 1123
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,462 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malvern -9 4 £40,000 +66.66%
Worcester +14 3 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Worcestershire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) C
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
6 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
6 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Automotive
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Subversion
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) Green Hills
8 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu
8 2 (13.33%) Freescale
8 2 (13.33%) VectorCAST
8 2 (13.33%) Physics
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
8 2 (13.33%) MKS
8 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) PVCS

Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) 3G
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) RS-232
2 1 (6.67%) RS-485
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) CANoe
1 2 (13.33%) PVCS
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) VectorCAST
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) MFC
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Qt
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Physics
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.67%) FPGA Design
5 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Post-Production
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) C
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9000
1 2 (13.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Freescale
1 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu
1 2 (13.33%) Green Hills
1 2 (13.33%) MKS
1 2 (13.33%) Rockwell
2 1 (6.67%) Assembla
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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