The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 23 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 7.98% 5.53% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 5.88% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 4
Average salary £31,000 £24,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.83% -30.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineer
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
157 187 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 96.32% 93.97% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 117 162 216
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,576 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Exeter

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Exeter

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) C++
3 11 (61.11%) Degree
3 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Electronics
5 7 (38.89%) Validation
5 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 5 (27.78%) C
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) NUnit
8 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
8 4 (22.22%) Qt
8 4 (22.22%) WPF
8 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) Device Driver
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) MFC
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) Python
10 1 (5.56%) Broadband

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQLite
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (38.89%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) MFC
2 4 (22.22%) WPF
2 4 (22.22%) Qt
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) Django
3 1 (5.56%) Ext JS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) DOM
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Device Driver
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Validation
2 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Game Development
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) C
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) AWK
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Good benefits package
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