The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 33 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 0.66% 20.83% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 21.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
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 Plymouth 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
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 46 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 94.08% 95.83% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 122 37 41
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Plymouth

Software Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Tornado
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) 802.15
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 (50.00%) Tornado
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 802.15
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware