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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 40 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.19% 3.85% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 4.18% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 8
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
443 239 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 92.87% 91.92% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 381 200 279
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Exeter -2 7 £31,000 -27.05% 1
Exmouth - 7 £33,750 -
Plymouth - 1 £41,500 - 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 41 (95.35%) Software Engineering
2 23 (53.49%) C++
3 20 (46.51%) C#
4 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) Scrum
5 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
6 14 (32.56%) HTML
7 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
8 12 (27.91%) SQL
9 10 (23.26%) C
9 10 (23.26%) Python
10 9 (20.93%) .NET
10 9 (20.93%) TDD
11 8 (18.60%) Objective-C
11 8 (18.60%) Games
11 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
11 8 (18.60%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (18.60%) Apple iOS
11 8 (18.60%) Game Development
11 8 (18.60%) Django
11 8 (18.60%) SQLite
11 8 (18.60%) Android
12 7 (16.28%) HTML5
12 7 (16.28%) Degree
12 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
12 7 (16.28%) Validation
12 7 (16.28%) MVC
12 7 (16.28%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) OO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Wireless
2 3 (6.98%) 802.15
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (18.60%) SQLite
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) NUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (18.60%) Games
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Military
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
2 14 (32.56%) HTML
3 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 8 (18.60%) Django
5 7 (16.28%) HTML5
6 4 (9.30%) Spring
7 3 (6.98%) WPF
8 2 (4.65%) CSS
9 1 (2.33%) DOM
9 1 (2.33%) Zend Framework
9 1 (2.33%) J2EE
9 1 (2.33%) MFC
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.33%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) Firmware
4 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.33%) Physics
6 1 (2.33%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.33%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.33%) Open Source
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Android
1 8 (18.60%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (95.35%) Software Engineering
2 18 (41.86%) Scrum
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) TDD
4 8 (18.60%) Game Development
4 8 (18.60%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (16.28%) OO
5 7 (16.28%) MVC
5 7 (16.28%) Validation
6 6 (13.95%) UML
7 5 (11.63%) OOP
7 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
8 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (6.98%) Coaching
9 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.98%) OOD
10 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C++
2 20 (46.51%) C#
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) C
5 10 (23.26%) Python
6 8 (18.60%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.98%) Java
7 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) HNC
3 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) hybris
3 1 (2.33%) Zend
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