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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 38 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 35 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.85% 6.18% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 6.60% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 21
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
580 697 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.99% 93.68% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 478 603 433
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +6 14 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Yeovil -10 8 £55,000 +107.54% 5
Taunton +8 5 £36,250 +15.07%
Frome - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 66 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (56.94%) C#
4 34 (47.22%) Degree
5 28 (38.89%) Scrum
5 28 (38.89%) Java
6 27 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 25 (34.72%) Software Testing
8 24 (33.33%) C++
9 23 (31.94%) Mathematics
10 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.00%) MVC
11 16 (22.22%) .NET
11 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 16 (22.22%) Windows
12 14 (19.44%) Oracle
12 14 (19.44%) SDLC
13 13 (18.06%) WebLogic
13 13 (18.06%) WPF
14 12 (16.67%) Java EE
14 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (15.28%) TDD
15 11 (15.28%) SQL
16 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
17 9 (12.50%) MVVM
17 9 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
17 9 (12.50%) HTML
17 9 (12.50%) OO
18 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
18 8 (11.11%) Spring

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (18.06%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) PaaS
1 6 (8.33%) IaaS
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.39%) ICMP
2 1 (1.39%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.33%) Redis
3 6 (8.33%) Couchbase
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) JUnit
3 6 (8.33%) Maven
4 5 (6.94%) Selenium
5 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.78%) jMock
7 2 (2.78%) Ant
7 2 (2.78%) Subversion
7 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.39%) Apache Buildr
8 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (9.72%) Retail
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.94%) Military
4 4 (5.56%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) WPF
3 12 (16.67%) Java EE
4 9 (12.50%) HTML
5 8 (11.11%) Spring
5 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.72%) J2EE
6 7 (9.72%) Web Services
6 7 (9.72%) XML
6 7 (9.72%) RESTful
7 6 (8.33%) Ember.js
7 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.33%) Play Framework
7 6 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (8.33%) Middleware
7 6 (8.33%) LAMP
7 6 (8.33%) Memcached
7 6 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (8.33%) React
7 6 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 23 (31.94%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.39%) GIS
5 1 (1.39%) Blog
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (38.89%) Scrum
4 25 (34.72%) Software Testing
5 18 (25.00%) MVC
6 14 (19.44%) SDLC
7 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.28%) TDD
9 9 (12.50%) OO
9 9 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (12.50%) MVVM
10 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.72%) Microservices
11 7 (9.72%) DevOps
12 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
13 5 (6.94%) DSDM
13 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
13 5 (6.94%) BDD
14 4 (5.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) C#
2 28 (38.89%) Java
3 24 (33.33%) C++
4 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.28%) SQL
6 7 (9.72%) C
7 6 (8.33%) Clojure
7 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.33%) Groovy
7 6 (8.33%) Scala
8 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.78%) Delphi
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.39%) Pascal
10 1 (1.39%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 34 (47.22%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) ATG
3 1 (1.39%) Capita
3 1 (1.39%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) BEA
3 1 (1.39%) Borland
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