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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 31 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 39 49 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.94% 7.29% 9.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.43% 7.62% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 56
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £68,000 £42,500
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
525 643 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.42% 95.68% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 450 546 587
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +11 32 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Taunton +9 4 £29,500 +0.85% 2
Yeovil - 2 £26,500 -
Street -6 1 £110,000 +37.50%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (89.23%) C#
3 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (56.92%) C++
5 33 (50.77%) Degree
6 31 (47.69%) Mathematics
7 29 (44.62%) Computer Science
8 27 (41.54%) Software Testing
9 25 (38.46%) .NET
10 22 (33.85%) HTML
11 20 (30.77%) Scrum
12 18 (27.69%) OO
13 17 (26.15%) Java
14 15 (23.08%) WPF
14 15 (23.08%) Windows
14 15 (23.08%) CSS
15 14 (21.54%) Manufacturing
16 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 13 (20.00%) SQL
16 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 12 (18.46%) XML
17 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
17 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
17 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
18 11 (16.92%) HTML5
18 11 (16.92%) Java EE
19 10 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
19 10 (15.38%) DV Cleared
19 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
19 10 (15.38%) Python

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) PEAR
4 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Trac
4 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) WATIR
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 14 (21.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.08%) Military
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) HTML
3 15 (23.08%) CSS
3 15 (23.08%) WPF
4 12 (18.46%) XML
5 11 (16.92%) Java EE
5 11 (16.92%) HTML5
6 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 9 (13.85%) WCF
8 5 (7.69%) Web Services
9 4 (6.15%) Qt
10 3 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (4.62%) jQuery
10 3 (4.62%) STL
10 3 (4.62%) MFC
11 1 (1.54%) J2EE
11 1 (1.54%) SOAP
11 1 (1.54%) WinForms
11 1 (1.54%) Spring
11 1 (1.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (47.69%) Mathematics
2 29 (44.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.54%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.54%) Equities
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (41.54%) Software Testing
4 20 (30.77%) Scrum
5 18 (27.69%) OO
6 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
7 10 (15.38%) Software Architecture
7 10 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.69%) Image Processing
9 4 (6.15%) MVVM
9 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.15%) OOD
10 3 (4.62%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.62%) MVC
10 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.08%) Logistics
11 2 (3.08%) Signal Processing
11 2 (3.08%) UML
11 2 (3.08%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 58 (89.23%) C#
2 37 (56.92%) C++
3 17 (26.15%) Java
4 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.00%) SQL
5 10 (15.38%) Python
6 8 (12.31%) C
7 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 3 (4.62%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.54%) Pascal
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) PHP5
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) Delphi
9 1 (1.54%) VC++
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (50.77%) Degree
2 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Zend
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