The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 30 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 7.13% 11.69% 7.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.51% 12.16% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 27
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
386 370 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 94.84% 96.10% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 322 317 337
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Devon

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Devon

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnstaple -2 14 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Exmouth - 10 £33,750 -
Exeter +4 3 £51,500 +87.27% 1
Plymouth -17 1 - -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 56 (98.25%) Software Engineering
2 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (59.65%) C#
4 31 (54.39%) C++
5 29 (50.88%) Scrum
6 27 (47.37%) HTML
7 25 (43.86%) AngularJS
8 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
9 19 (33.33%) SQL
9 19 (33.33%) MVC
9 19 (33.33%) Finance
9 19 (33.33%) HTML5
10 18 (31.58%) .NET
11 16 (28.07%) OOD
11 16 (28.07%) OOP
11 16 (28.07%) TDD
11 16 (28.07%) Spring
12 15 (26.32%) Mathematics
13 14 (24.56%) Degree
13 14 (24.56%) NUnit
13 14 (24.56%) CSS
13 14 (24.56%) Java
14 13 (22.81%) MySQL
14 13 (22.81%) Apache CXF
14 13 (22.81%) Apache Camel
15 12 (21.05%) OO
16 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
16 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
16 10 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (17.54%) Jasmine

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) Tornado
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) MySQL
2 6 (10.53%) SQLite
2 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) NUnit
2 10 (17.54%) Jasmine
3 6 (10.53%) Selenium
3 6 (10.53%) FitNesse
4 4 (7.02%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Electronics
3 6 (10.53%) Games
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) HTML
2 25 (43.86%) AngularJS
3 19 (33.33%) HTML5
4 18 (31.58%) .NET
5 16 (28.07%) Spring
6 14 (24.56%) CSS
7 13 (22.81%) Apache CXF
7 13 (22.81%) Apache Camel
8 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
8 10 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (12.28%) Django
10 4 (7.02%) WPF
10 4 (7.02%) Java EE
10 4 (7.02%) Web Services
10 4 (7.02%) MFC
10 4 (7.02%) Qt
11 2 (3.51%) J2EE
12 1 (1.75%) Ajax
12 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Mathematics
2 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.02%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 6 (10.53%) Android
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) Software Engineering
2 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (50.88%) Scrum
4 19 (33.33%) MVC
5 16 (28.07%) OOD
5 16 (28.07%) OOP
5 16 (28.07%) TDD
6 12 (21.05%) OO
7 9 (15.79%) Pair Programming
8 7 (12.28%) Procedural Programming
9 6 (10.53%) Game Development
9 6 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (8.77%) Validation
10 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
11 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Product Management
12 1 (1.75%) UML
12 1 (1.75%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) C#
2 31 (54.39%) C++
3 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.33%) SQL
5 14 (24.56%) Java
6 8 (14.04%) Python
7 6 (10.53%) Objective-C
8 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.26%) C
10 1 (1.75%) Perl
10 1 (1.75%) AWK
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) hybris
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
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