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 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 Engineer
Rank 35 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 45 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.86% 3.92% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.19% 4.07% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 27
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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
727 541 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.66% 96.43% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 635 460 549
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -8 14 £32,500 -23.52% 6
Street -5 7 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Bridgwater -4 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Taunton - 6 £31,500 - 3
Yeovil - 5 £26,500 - 1
Shepton Mallet -4 3 £45,000 -
Somerton - 3 £45,000 -
Glastonbury - 3 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (46.36%) Degree
2 51 (46.36%) Computer Science
3 50 (45.45%) C#
4 49 (44.55%) Java
5 47 (42.73%) C++
6 35 (31.82%) C
6 35 (31.82%) Windows
7 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (30.00%) Mathematics
9 31 (28.18%) HTML
10 28 (25.45%) Scrum
10 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
11 26 (23.64%) CAD
12 25 (22.73%) .NET
13 24 (21.82%) OO
13 24 (21.82%) hybris
14 22 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 22 (20.00%) Retail
14 22 (20.00%) JIRA
15 21 (19.09%) Software Testing
15 21 (19.09%) Manufacturing
16 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
16 14 (12.73%) SQL
16 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET
16 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
17 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (11.82%) Automated Testing
17 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
18 12 (10.91%) Aerospace

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) HTTP
1 6 (5.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) MySQL
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.73%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.73%) Big Data
4 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) JIRA
2 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.27%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (4.55%) JUnit
5 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.64%) Selenium
5 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.73%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.73%) NUnit
7 1 (0.91%) Maven
7 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (20.00%) Retail
2 21 (19.09%) Manufacturing
3 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
4 12 (10.91%) Aerospace
5 7 (6.36%) Law
6 6 (5.45%) Publishing
7 5 (4.55%) Avionics
8 4 (3.64%) Finance
9 1 (0.91%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.18%) HTML
2 25 (22.73%) .NET
3 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET
4 12 (10.91%) Spring
5 11 (10.00%) HTML5
6 10 (9.09%) XML
7 9 (8.18%) CSS
8 7 (6.36%) JSF
9 6 (5.45%) XSL
9 6 (5.45%) XSLT
9 6 (5.45%) J2SE
9 6 (5.45%) FreeMarker
9 6 (5.45%) jQuery
10 4 (3.64%) Qt
10 4 (3.64%) Django
10 4 (3.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (3.64%) XML Schema
10 4 (3.64%) SOAP
10 4 (3.64%) STL
10 4 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (46.36%) Computer Science
2 33 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.45%) Open Source
4 6 (5.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Debian
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.45%) Scrum
4 26 (23.64%) CAD
5 24 (21.82%) OO
6 22 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 21 (19.09%) Software Testing
8 13 (11.82%) Automated Testing
9 12 (10.91%) OOD
9 12 (10.91%) OOP
10 8 (7.27%) UML
11 6 (5.45%) TDD
12 5 (4.55%) SysML
12 5 (4.55%) Requirements Management
12 5 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 5 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (3.64%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.64%) Kanban
13 4 (3.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.45%) C#
2 49 (44.55%) Java
3 47 (42.73%) C++
4 35 (31.82%) C
5 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.73%) SQL
7 9 (8.18%) Python
8 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.45%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.45%) Perl
9 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.64%) Ruby
10 4 (3.64%) XAML
11 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (46.36%) Degree
2 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.36%) PhD
3 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) hybris
2 4 (3.64%) Trapeze
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle
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