Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 51 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.16% 7.98% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.02% 8.66% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 52
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -16.67% +29.23%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £50,500 £59,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 463 462 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 92.23% 92.22% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 343 407 414
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £55,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Malvern +5 35 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Worcester -23 9 £72,500 +114.81% 2
Redditch +2 3 £41,500 +3.75% 4
Bromsgrove - 3 £35,000 -
Evesham - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 25 (49.02%) C++
2 22 (43.14%) UML
2 22 (43.14%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (31.37%) C#
4 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 14 (27.45%) SDLC
5 14 (27.45%) Aerospace
6 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) Windows
8 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.65%) C
8 9 (17.65%) Java
8 9 (17.65%) Linux
8 9 (17.65%) Analytics
9 8 (15.69%) Big Data
9 8 (15.69%) Internet
10 5 (9.80%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (9.80%) Presales
10 5 (9.80%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 5 (9.80%) CREST Certified
10 5 (9.80%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (9.80%) LogRhythm
10 5 (9.80%) GREM
10 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (9.80%) ArcSight
10 5 (9.80%) SIEM
10 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) CMS
1 3 (5.88%) WordPress
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.88%) RS-485
3 3 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Big Data
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) CMake
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Grunt
3 1 (1.96%) gulp
3 1 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 14 (27.45%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.88%) Automotive
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Software Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Junior
5 10 (19.61%) Junior Software Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Automotive Software Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
11 1 (1.96%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Junior C# Software Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) WPF
2 3 (5.88%) PostGIS
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) Qt
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) React
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.88%) Internet of Things
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Unix
4 3 (5.88%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Problem-Solving
1 22 (43.14%) UML
2 14 (27.45%) SDLC
3 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) Analytics
4 5 (9.80%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (9.80%) MVC
4 5 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (9.80%) Presales
4 5 (9.80%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (9.80%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (9.80%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (9.80%) SIEM
4 5 (9.80%) TDD
4 5 (9.80%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (3.92%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C++
2 16 (31.37%) C#
3 9 (17.65%) C
3 9 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) Embedded C
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) Ada
6 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.96%) ES6
7 1 (1.96%) Java 8
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) CREST Certified
2 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) GCIA
2 5 (9.80%) GCIH
2 5 (9.80%) GIAC
2 5 (9.80%) GREM
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) DO-178B
1 2 (3.92%) DO-254
1 2 (3.92%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.92%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) cPanel
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) ArcSight
1 5 (9.80%) LogRhythm
2 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft