Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.99% 6.33% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 6.90% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 35
Worcestershire median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.38% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,975 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £72,375 £52,500 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 405 493 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 89.80% 91.81% 90.66%
Number of salaries quoted 322 447 467
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.03%
10th Percentile £24,042 £22,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,700 £54,250 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +8 11 £39,000 -8.24% 6
Worcester -13 10 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Redditch 0 3 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Bromsgrove - 3 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) C++
4 6 (22.22%) C
4 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (22.22%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 5 (18.52%) Internet
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) Unix
6 4 (14.81%) Electronics
6 4 (14.81%) GIAC
6 4 (14.81%) OOP
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) GCIA
6 4 (14.81%) GCIH
6 4 (14.81%) Big Data

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 (11.11%) CMS
1 3 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) RS-485
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) Modbus
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.41%) CMake
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Grunt
4 1 (3.70%) gulp
4 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.70%) PVCS
4 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.70%) StarTeam
4 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 4 (14.81%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Graduate
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior
4 3 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) Qt
4 1 (3.70%) React
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) STL
4 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.70%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (3.70%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Analytics
3 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) OOP
4 4 (14.81%) Presales
4 4 (14.81%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) SIEM
4 4 (14.81%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) C++
4 6 (22.22%) C
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.70%) ES6
7 1 (3.70%) Java 8
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) CREST Certified
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) GCIA
2 4 (14.81%) GCIH
2 4 (14.81%) GIAC
2 4 (14.81%) GREM
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Snort
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) cPanel
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) ArcSight
1 4 (14.81%) LogRhythm
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) VMware