The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 3.51% - 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% - 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £41,750 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Plymouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 70.18% 67.69% 80.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 28
Average salary £41,500 £25,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Plymouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Plymouth

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
1 3 (50.00%) 802.15
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) SMPP
3 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Magento
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Military

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 802.15
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) SMPP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Military
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Zend