Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 44 16
Rank change year-on-year +20 -28 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 39 43 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.61% 6.57% 12.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 7.36% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 84
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +70.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £30,900 £21,300
90th Percentile £68,250 £55,000 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 393 584 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 86.75% 89.30% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 319 557 552
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.04%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,966 £52,500 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +8 18 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Malvern -3 10 £27,500 -43.59% 4
Redditch +9 5 £23,000 -42.50%
Kidderminster - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) C++
2 19 (48.72%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) C#
4 15 (38.46%) C
4 15 (38.46%) OO
4 15 (38.46%) Degree
5 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 12 (30.77%) OOP
6 12 (30.77%) HTML
6 12 (30.77%) CSS
7 9 (23.08%) Electronics
7 9 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
8 8 (20.51%) Linux
9 7 (17.95%) Embedded C
9 7 (17.95%) TDD
10 6 (15.38%) Mercurial
10 6 (15.38%) DevOps
11 5 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
11 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
11 5 (12.82%) UML
11 5 (12.82%) Change Management
11 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
12 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
12 4 (10.26%) Middleware
12 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
12 4 (10.26%) Project Management

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 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) RFID
2 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.38%) Mercurial
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) JIRA
4 3 (7.69%) PVCS
4 3 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.56%) CMake
6 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.56%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (23.08%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Software Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Graduate
6 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 12 (30.77%) CSS
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
3 4 (10.26%) CSS3
3 4 (10.26%) HTML5
3 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (10.26%) Middleware
3 4 (10.26%) Node.js
3 4 (10.26%) React
4 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.13%) MFC
5 2 (5.13%) Qt
5 2 (5.13%) WPF
6 1 (2.56%) Laravel
6 1 (2.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) OO
3 12 (30.77%) OOP
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.82%) UML
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) B2B
7 4 (10.26%) BDD
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) High Availability
7 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) QMS
7 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) C++
1 19 (48.72%) Java
1 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 17 (43.59%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) C
4 7 (17.95%) Embedded C
5 4 (10.26%) Embedded C++
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) VC++
7 2 (5.13%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.69%) HND
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.69%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SELinux
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.56%) VMware