Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 31 8
Rank change year-on-year +8 -23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 34 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.51% 6.60% 20.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.64% 7.61% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 102
Worcestershire median annual salary £32,500 £42,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.62% +33.33% -7.35%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,000 £55,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 415 447 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 88.30% 86.80% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 353 428 362
Worcestershire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £52,500 £52,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.20% - +3.75%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Worcester +3 22 £32,500 -31.58% 3
Malvern +5 13 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Redditch -1 2 £45,000 +9.76% 1
Kidderminster - 2 £28,750 -
Droitwich - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 28 (70.00%) C++
2 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (47.50%) TDD
3 19 (47.50%) C#
4 17 (42.50%) OOP
4 17 (42.50%) OO
5 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 16 (40.00%) BDD
6 14 (35.00%) Java
7 13 (32.50%) HTML
7 13 (32.50%) Degree
8 11 (27.50%) C
8 11 (27.50%) CSS
9 10 (25.00%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Qt
9 10 (25.00%) HTML5
9 10 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (22.50%) JIRA
11 8 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (20.00%) Middleware
11 8 (20.00%) Firewall
11 8 (20.00%) B2B
11 8 (20.00%) STL
11 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 8 (20.00%) Mobile App

Software Engineering
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) SMS
2 3 (7.50%) SMTP
2 3 (7.50%) SNMP
3 1 (2.50%) Modbus
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) JIRA
2 8 (20.00%) CMake
3 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) CANoe
5 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Automotive
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 11 (27.50%) CSS
3 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (25.00%) HTML5
3 10 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (25.00%) Qt
4 8 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 8 (20.00%) CSS3
4 8 (20.00%) Middleware
4 8 (20.00%) Node.js
4 8 (20.00%) React
4 8 (20.00%) STL
5 4 (10.00%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.00%) WPF
8 1 (2.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) TDD
3 17 (42.50%) OO
3 17 (42.50%) OOP
4 16 (40.00%) BDD
4 16 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (20.00%) B2B
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.00%) High Availability
5 8 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.50%) Web Development
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) MVC
7 2 (5.00%) SDLC
7 2 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) C++
2 19 (47.50%) C#
3 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.00%) Java
5 11 (27.50%) C
6 7 (17.50%) Embedded C
7 5 (12.50%) PHP
8 4 (10.00%) Python
9 3 (7.50%) Perl
9 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
9 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (5.00%) SQL
11 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
11 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.00%) TickIT
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.50%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) Freescale
2 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
2 1 (2.50%) Green Hills
2 1 (2.50%) MKS