The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 30 40 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 53 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.12% 4.11% 7.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 4.24% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 42
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £35,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £43,500
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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
694 542 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.28% 96.79% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 579 469 577
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bath 0 28 £32,500 -23.52% 8
Taunton - 8 £31,500 -
Yeovil +3 3 £26,500 -37.64% 3
Bridgwater -5 2 £40,750 +8.66%
Shepton Mallet -3 1 £45,000 -
Somerton - 1 £45,000 -
Street - 1 £45,000 -
Glastonbury - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

1 121 (98.37%) Software Engineering
2 67 (54.47%) C++
3 66 (53.66%) C#
4 53 (43.09%) Degree
4 53 (43.09%) Computer Science
5 45 (36.59%) HTML
5 45 (36.59%) Java
6 36 (29.27%) C
7 35 (28.46%) JavaScript
7 35 (28.46%) .NET
7 35 (28.46%) Mathematics
8 34 (27.64%) Windows
8 34 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (25.20%) Scrum
10 27 (21.95%) OO
11 25 (20.33%) Manufacturing
11 25 (20.33%) SQL
11 25 (20.33%) Software Testing
12 23 (18.70%) CAD
13 22 (17.89%) Automated Testing
14 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
15 20 (16.26%) Mentoring
16 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET
16 17 (13.82%) E-Commerce
16 17 (13.82%) hybris
16 17 (13.82%) JIRA
17 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
18 15 (12.20%) SQL Server
18 15 (12.20%) Retail
18 15 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) HTTP
2 5 (4.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.63%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) JIRA
2 15 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.57%) NUnit
4 8 (6.50%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.63%) JUnit
5 2 (1.63%) Selenium
5 2 (1.63%) FitNesse
General
1 25 (20.33%) Manufacturing
2 15 (12.20%) Retail
3 14 (11.38%) Telecoms
4 13 (10.57%) Aerospace
5 8 (6.50%) Law
6 6 (4.88%) Publishing
7 5 (4.07%) Avionics
8 3 (2.44%) Finance
9 1 (0.81%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.59%) HTML
2 35 (28.46%) .NET
3 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET
4 13 (10.57%) HTML5
5 12 (9.76%) CSS
5 12 (9.76%) XML
6 10 (8.13%) Spring
7 9 (7.32%) WPF
8 7 (5.69%) WCF
9 6 (4.88%) FreeMarker
9 6 (4.88%) JSF
9 6 (4.88%) Java EE
9 6 (4.88%) XSL
9 6 (4.88%) XSLT
9 6 (4.88%) J2SE
10 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.07%) Qt
11 4 (3.25%) Web Services
12 3 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (2.44%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 53 (43.09%) Computer Science
2 35 (28.46%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.69%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.07%) Open Source
4 5 (4.07%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.07%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.64%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Linux
2 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (4.07%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (98.37%) Software Engineering
2 34 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.20%) Scrum
4 27 (21.95%) OO
5 25 (20.33%) Software Testing
6 23 (18.70%) CAD
7 22 (17.89%) Automated Testing
8 20 (16.26%) Mentoring
9 17 (13.82%) E-Commerce
10 13 (10.57%) Unit Testing
11 12 (9.76%) OOP
12 10 (8.13%) UML
13 9 (7.32%) Software Architecture
14 7 (5.69%) ITIL
14 7 (5.69%) Logistics
15 6 (4.88%) OOD
15 6 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (4.07%) Refactoring
16 5 (4.07%) Risk Analysis
16 5 (4.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.47%) C++
2 66 (53.66%) C#
3 45 (36.59%) Java
4 36 (29.27%) C
5 35 (28.46%) JavaScript
6 25 (20.33%) SQL
7 14 (11.38%) Python
8 6 (4.88%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.07%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.07%) Perl
10 3 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (43.09%) Degree
2 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.69%) PhD
5 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) hybris
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle
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