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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 42 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.15% 5.79% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 6.18% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 8
Average salary £36,000 £39,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.28% +20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £55,000 £46,775
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
396 356 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 96.59% 93.68% 86.60%
Number of salaries quoted 315 305 196
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 10 £36,000 -10.00%
Exeter -16 4 £27,500 -5.17%
Paignton - 1 £37,150 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (66.07%) Java
3 36 (64.29%) SQL
3 36 (64.29%) OOP
3 36 (64.29%) TDD
3 36 (64.29%) Scrum
4 34 (60.71%) OOD
5 33 (58.93%) C#
5 33 (58.93%) MySQL
5 33 (58.93%) Spring
5 33 (58.93%) Apache CXF
5 33 (58.93%) Apache Camel
6 28 (50.00%) Procedural Programming
7 27 (48.21%) OO
8 26 (46.43%) Mathematics
9 24 (42.86%) C++
10 19 (33.93%) JUnit
10 19 (33.93%) Web Services
10 19 (33.93%) Retail
11 18 (32.14%) .NET
12 16 (28.57%) Degree
13 15 (26.79%) Pair Programming
14 14 (25.00%) hybris
15 13 (23.21%) CSS
15 13 (23.21%) HTML
16 12 (21.43%) MVC
17 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
18 10 (17.86%) Product Management
18 10 (17.86%) Java EE

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (8.93%) ColdFusion
1 5 (8.93%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.93%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.79%) FTP
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (58.93%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) JUnit
2 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.86%) Selenium
3 10 (17.86%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.36%) NUnit
4 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.79%) GCC
6 1 (1.79%) GDB
General
1 19 (33.93%) Retail
2 7 (12.50%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) Spring
1 33 (58.93%) Apache CXF
1 33 (58.93%) Apache Camel
2 19 (33.93%) Web Services
3 18 (32.14%) .NET
4 13 (23.21%) HTML
4 13 (23.21%) CSS
5 10 (17.86%) Java EE
6 9 (16.07%) JSON
6 9 (16.07%) Spring MVC
6 9 (16.07%) J2EE
6 9 (16.07%) REST
7 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.36%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.36%) Django
9 2 (3.57%) MFC
10 1 (1.79%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (46.43%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (64.29%) TDD
3 36 (64.29%) OOP
3 36 (64.29%) Scrum
4 34 (60.71%) OOD
5 28 (50.00%) Procedural Programming
6 27 (48.21%) OO
7 15 (26.79%) Pair Programming
8 12 (21.43%) MVC
9 10 (17.86%) Product Management
10 9 (16.07%) BDD
10 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.93%) B2B
11 5 (8.93%) Change Control
12 3 (5.36%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (5.36%) Validation
12 3 (5.36%) UML
12 3 (5.36%) Game Development
13 2 (3.57%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) Java
2 36 (64.29%) SQL
3 33 (58.93%) C#
4 24 (42.86%) C++
5 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.93%) C
6 4 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 4 (7.14%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.36%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) hybris
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
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